Peter Rose

Nanotechnology could help harness geothermal power

By / July 24, 2009

Earth’s molten mantle is a potentially inexhaustible source of energy that could meet 10 percent of the nation’s energy needs, but cost and safety concerns have hampered the growth of geothermal energy. Last week, Scientific American reported that researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Lab have announced plans to test a more efficient way to…

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