The Story Behind ABB Group: A Multinational Industrial Juggernaut

The Story Behind ABB Group: A Multinational Industrial Juggernaut

ABB Group Market Cap $60 Billion Getting to know ABB is a bit like the Indian story of “The Blind…

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Largest Grid-Connected Energy Storage Purchase In US History

Largest Grid-Connected Energy Storage Purchase In US History

Energy plants of whatever kind are just like people, they have a finite lifetime and eventually are decommissioned. California’s Southern…

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Indian Space Mission Cheaper Than Hollywood Sci-Fi Blockbuster Film, ‘Gravity’

Indian Space Mission Cheaper Than Hollywood Sci-Fi Blockbuster Film, ‘Gravity’

India successfully launched its indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) last month, carrying five satellites. The satellites on board the vehicle…

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UK plans to build Commercial Spaceport for space tourism

UK plans to build Commercial Spaceport for space tourism

Space tourism was unthinkable as little as 5 years ago but now the interest in space tourism is growing day…

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World’s First Airplane Made from Hemp is Set to Take Off Next Year

World’s First Airplane Made from Hemp is Set to Take Off Next Year

An Ontario-based industrial hemp supplier company called Hempearth has signed a contract with Velocity Inc. – a Florida-based plane manufacturer…

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Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX’s New X-Wings & Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ships

Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX’s New X-Wings & Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ships

Elon Musk took to Twitter a few days ago in order to show off the latest version of SpaceX’s reusable Falcon…

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This Man-Made Biological Leaf Creates Oxygen from Water and CO2

This Man-Made Biological Leaf Creates Oxygen from Water and CO2

A young graduate of the Royal College of Art, Julian Melchiorri, has designed and produced the first synthetic biological leaf…

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Billionaire Barry Diller Looking to Bring Manhattan a $170 Million Island in the Hudson River

Billionaire Barry Diller Looking to Bring Manhattan a $170 Million Island in the Hudson River

IAC Billionaire Barry Diller had big plans for Manhattan, actively raising money to build 2.4 acres of new land off…

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The Mind Bending Future Of UI Screen Technology

The Mind Bending Future Of UI Screen Technology

A Look At New User Interface Prototypes The future of mobile and consumer screen technology is racing ahead, becoming smaller…

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Billionaire Barry Diller Looking to Bring Manhattan a $170 Million Island in the Hudson River

Billionaire Barry Diller Looking to Bring Manhattan a $170 Million Island in the Hudson River

IAC Billionaire Barry Diller had big plans for Manhattan, actively raising money to build 2.4 acres of new land off the west…

This Home Uses Less Energy Than a Hair Dryer in the Dead of Winter

To say winters are cold in Wisconsin is like saying…

Old, Run-Down Public Bus Transformed Into Luxury Home In Israel

Housing access is a huge issue in Israel but few consider the idea…

Relocating Landmark Buildings: 1,045 Ton Move, Among Heaviest in US History

Last year, IndustryTap reported on a 3,400 ton, 130-year-old Tabernacle in…

Automotive

How Tanks Hit Their Target On Rough Terrain At High Speeds? Extreme Rotary Encoders…

How Tanks Hit Their Target On Rough Terrain At High Speeds? Extreme Rotary Encoders…

The first military tank rolled onto the battle field on September, 15, 1916 during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette in World War I.…

Keanu Reeves’ Arch Motorcycle Company Releases Its First Bike

Not many people know that actor Keanu Reeves is a…

Two Roads Diverged In A Wood: Ryno or Ronin?

Like any tool or technology, the end justifies the means.…

Aviation

World’s First Airplane Made from Hemp is Set to Take Off Next Year

World’s First Airplane Made from Hemp is Set to Take Off Next Year

An Ontario-based industrial hemp supplier company called Hempearth has signed a contract with Velocity Inc. – a Florida-based plane manufacturer to build…

Construction

Longest Bridge In The World To Connect Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta

Longest Bridge In The World To Connect Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta

Increasing Flow of People, Goods & Capital Chinese construction company CCCC-FHDI is in the process of building a $12 billion, 31 mile…

Smart Grid Vulnerabilities & Protection From Cyber & Physical Attacks

The Emerging Smart Grid: An Interconnected Power Distribution Network We…

To Satisfy The Demands Of Skyscrapers, A New Elevator Will Shoot People Up At 45 MPH

Engineering firm Hitachi has taken the lead in developing elevator…

Caterpillar, Inc.: The World’s Leading Industrial Bellwether

Caterpillar Inc.: A Diversified Multinational Company Caterpillar, Inc.(CAT), headquartered in…

Design

This Man-Made Biological Leaf Creates Oxygen from Water and CO2

This Man-Made Biological Leaf Creates Oxygen from Water and CO2

A young graduate of the Royal College of Art, Julian Melchiorri, has designed and produced the first synthetic biological leaf capable of…

The Mind Bending Future Of UI Screen Technology

A Look At New User Interface Prototypes The future of…

Linking Nerve Cells & Artificial Nanoparticle Signaling Devices

Cataracts are the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness…

Energy

New Fuel Cell Technology Efficiently Converts Natural Gas To Energy, Runs Off Grid

New Fuel Cell Technology Efficiently Converts Natural Gas To Energy, Runs Off Grid

Generating Power Locally Instead Of From Central Power Plants While a large portion of the world has extensive electric grids, there are…

Low Tech, High Reward Solar Lighting: How Many Watts In a Liter of Light?

With low tech, high reward “Solar Bottle Bulb” technology, plastic…

One Of World’s Biggest Heavy Lift Vessel Moves 9,750 Ton Topside Onto Oil Platform (Video)

The Valemon oilfield on the Norwegian continental shelf contains over…

Engineering

New Micro Housing Trend is Comfortable & Affordable

New Micro Housing Trend is Comfortable & Affordable

A number of trends are converging to make small, affordable housing a growth industry. All over the US, from Boston and New…

“Major Cyber Attack” Costing Tens of Billions Expected by 2025

With the unrelenting stream of computer system security breaches and…

Is This The New Face Of First World Food?

Shareholders & Employees Wrestle Over $4.5 Billion Supermarket Chain A…

Technology

Solar Trailing Wind In Race Of Renewable Energy Sources

Solar Trailing Wind In Race Of Renewable Energy Sources

The writing is on the wall: the alternative energy revolution must continue apace if humanity is to meet various requirements before mid-century:…

Agua Caliente: The World’s Largest Fully-Operational Solar Photovoltaic Facility

NRG Energy and MidAmerican Solar recently completed the world’s largest…

The First 3D Printer in Space Has Arrived at the International Space Station

The International Space Station has become the recipient of the…

Stephen Hawking: College, Marriage & Motor Neuron Disease, A Movie Trailer

As someone who writes about science and technology every day,…

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Largest Grid-Connected Energy Storage Purchase In US History

Energy plants of whatever kind are just like people, they have a finite lifetime and eventually are decommissioned. California’s Southern California Edison (SCE) typically awards contracts, called Power Purchase Agreements, to energy suppliers, often for long periods of time, say 20 years. These contracts are…

Indian Space Mission Cheaper Than Hollywood Sci-Fi Blockbuster Film, ‘Gravity’

India successfully launched its indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) last month, carrying five satellites. The satellites on board the vehicle were a a 714 kg French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7 as its main payload, a 14 kg satellite called AISAT of Germany, two 15 kg satellites…

UK plans to build Commercial Spaceport for space tourism

Space tourism was unthinkable as little as 5 years ago but now the interest in space tourism is growing day by day. Work towards realizing space tourism dream has moved forward a great deal recently  The space industry is currently developing a number of models…

Japan’s Alternatives To Nuclear Power Include Solar Islands In The Sea

The Fukishima nuclear meltdown that occurred as a result of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami has prompted Japan to seek alternative energy sources. Though a return to nuclear has not been entirely abandoned, they are proceeding with great care and new possibilities for solar are…

NEPTUNE: Relaying Real-Time Data from the Bottom of the Sea

The North-East Pacific Time-Series Underwater Networked Experiment, most commonly referred to as NEPTUNE, costs non-profit organization Ocean Networks Canada $17 million a year in order to relay real-time data from the bottom of the ocean up to researchers and the public. Essentially, the 500 mile…