2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’ geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus. Drilling for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory (CUBO) began June 21 and is expected to last about two months. The borehole, located on a Cornell-owned gravel parking lot near Palm Road, will be subjected to a … Read more

Breakthrough in cathode chemistry clears the path for Li-S batteries’ commercial viability – BIOENGINEER.ORG

America’s growing demand for electric vehicles has shed light on the significant challenge of sustainably sourcing the battery technology necessary for the broad shift to renewable electric and away from fossil fuels. In hopes of making batteries that not only perform better than those currently used in EVs, but are also made from readily available … Read more