Shark followed on 12,000-mile tripSciTech | October 10, 2005
Not your average international classes held at CMU
It is 7:30 on a Wednesday night in a quiet lecture room in the new Collaborative Innovation Center. Some final audiovisual adjustments are made, and suddenly the large screen mounted on the wall in the front of the classroom blinks to life. Students slowly file in, setting up their laptops, organizing their notes, and preparing for class. On the screen, Japanese students are doing the same thing.
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Pittsburgh Synergy gears up for the Solar Decathlon
Imagine a house powered by the sun: heating, cooling, cooking, everything. A team of CMU architects, designers, and various other majors are making this happen by building a sustainable house to run on solar energy. In this optimal home, the electricity generated by the sun is a renewable power source for every energy need.
CMU?s Pittsburgh Synergy group will be competing in the Solar Decathalon,...SciTech | September 19, 2005
How Things Work: Nuclear Power Reactor
Have you ever wondered how we get our energy? Energy today seems to dictate our lives; virtually everything we count on to live is fueled by energy in the form of electricity. Think about it: our light bulbs, our refrigerators, our heating, our televisions and laptops. So how is this energy being produced? Where does it come from?
There are many methods of producing power to fuel our society?s wa...SciTech | April 18, 2005
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