NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is the newest recipient of Purdue University honorary doctorate, but his ceremony is far from ordinary. Feustel, currently stationed in the ISS, accepted the honor from way up in space on Friday, May 11.
There's a disadvantage in using wind turbine for energy -- it's killing birds. A team of researchers has found that this technology for wind energy is not only deadly to local birds but also those migrating from hundreds of miles away.
Greenhouse farmers depend on supplemental lighting to grow plump tomatoes. When testing the effects of artificial light, researchers found LED lights not only grow perfectly good tomatoes, but are also energy-efficient.