Electricity

24 January 2017

It started with fire, then light bulbs and now LEDs but how did this come about?

02 January 2017

It may be light years away but scientists have developed a nifty way to see if planets around other stars could have...

02 March 2015

We couldn't live without electricity. Italian inventor Alessandro Volta discovered how to harness its power with...

01 October 2014

Tiny sensors that harvest energy from passing cars, people or even the flow of your blood may one day be powering...

01 October 2014

Scientists promise us a future where solar cells can be sprayed onto surfaces, so cars, buildings and streets could...

01 October 2014

We need to increase performance of wind and wave powered systems to better harness the potential of these free, clean...

03 October 2013

Ginny Smith and Dave Ansell put crisp packets in a microwave - what will the result be?