Indian-American Appointed as NASA’s New Chief Technologist

Indian-American Appointed as NASA's New Chief Technologist

An Indian-American aerospace industry expert, AC Charania, has been appointed as NASA’s new chief technologist. In this role, he will serve as the principal advisor to Administrator Bill Nelson on technology policy and programs at the space agency’s headquarters.

Revolutionizing Solar Power: The Rise of Hybrid Nanomaterials

Revolutionizing Solar Power The Rise of Hybrid Nanomaterials

Hybrid nanomaterials are making waves in the world of solar energy as scientists discover new ways to capture, detect, convert, and control light by combining organic and inorganic elements. In recent years, the rate of scientific publications about these materials has skyrocketed, as researchers explore the potential for these materials to increase the efficiency of solar power systems.

Electrons Bridge the Gap: Surprising Discovery in 2D Semiconductor Materials

Electrons Bridge the Gap Surprising Discovery in 2D Semiconductor Materials

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have made a groundbreaking discovery in the field of 2D semiconductor materials. By studying stacked monolayers of tungsten diselenide (WSe2) and tungsten disulfide (WS2), the team discovered that electrons play a crucial role in facilitating rapid heat transfer between the layers.