2020 is behind us. Welcome to a year of recovery. While we stayed home for most of last year to minimize the risk of contagion, technology — personal, systemic, and institutional — helped us emerge from the Covid-19 crisis in ways that were big and small, obvious and surprising.
Revolutionary perovskite solar technology has set a new world record for the amount of the sun’s energy that can be converted into electricity by a single solar cell. The ground-breaking cell produced by Oxford PV has been independently proven to convert 29.52% of solar energy into electricity.
The pandemic which has taken its hold in the travel industry has definitely made 2020 a rather dull year; however, you don't need to kill the wanderlust in you when you can feed it with the virtual tours of the places perhaps you wouldn't get to see even if there wasn't a pandemic in the first place.
In the quest for advanced vehicles with higher energy efficiency and ultra-low emissions, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are accelerating a research engine that gives scientists and engineers an unprecedented view inside the atomic-level workings of combustion engines in real-time.