An image of 1301 glowing fluorescent tubes powered only by the magnetic field induced by overhead power lines on a field in England.
More information and a DVD of this art project at Richard Box web site
Have a look at the Quicktime panorama on his web site (see image below)
- DIY: Geek Jack-o’-Lantern
- Wired: Battery of the future
- Civil Rights: Guantánamo Bay cell reconstruction
- Clean Energy: Solar Systems is building world biggest solar power station
Getting ready for Halloween? Have a look at Wired’s “Geek Jack-o’-Lantern” gallery and contest for some great ideas and a link to a How-To tutorial.
After various incidents of exploding computers, airlines banning laptops and almost nine million laptops / batteries having been declared faulty over the last weeks in IT’s biggest ever recall action, voices have been raised and questions asked if the whole battery technology as currently used in mobile phones and laptops is actually safe. It seems [...]
This Monday Amnesty International started a tour to cities and regional towns in Australia with a full scale reconstruction of the cell in which Australian David Hicks and other detainees are being held at Guantánamo Bay. The cell is a reconstruction of the solitary confinement cells in Guantánamo Bay and measures 1.8 meters wide, 2.4 meters in length and 2.4 meters high. There is an Quicktime virtual reality panorama and additional images online (links below) that provide you with an understanding of the space where David Hicks and others are now being detained since 5 years…
Australian company Solar Systems today announced that it is going to build the biggest and most efficient solar photovoltaic power station in the world in north-west Victoria, Australia. The power station is estimated to provide 154 MW into the national electricity grid – enough to meet the annual consumption of over 45,000 homes. Australian Treasurer [...]