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Science & The Simpsons, Part II: What does the future of energy hold?
March 10, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: In our last post, we left off with Radioactive Man battling The Fossil Fuel Four, an episode of The Simpsons where the show personifies all major aspects for retrieving and releasing energy. Nuclear energy (fission) is represented by Radioactive Man, and his sidekicks Solar Citizen and Wind Lad represent solar and wind power respectively. […]

The road to self-sufficiency: How cities are transitioning to renewable energy — and how Houston can, too
June 10, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What would it take to go all renewable? What would it take to use exclusively renewable energy resources? What would you have to add to or take away from your home? How would your life change? For most of my energy entries, I’ve talked about conservation at the individual level. That’s because I know we […]

What do HMNS, Superman, Stargate and steampunk have in common? Find out on May 25 at Comicpalooza
May 17, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’ve been to the Wiess Energy Hall recently, you’ll remember the energy music video that starts off with “Energy is all around us.” Energy is all around us. It’s in the news every day. It’s also a prominent feature in sci-fi, comics and steampunk. For more than 45 years, we’ve had a certain Scottish […]

Add it up: Doing the math on electric cars
October 31, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed by our contributing staff writers are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Electric cars are a popular idea. You see them in movies, hear about them in songs, and especially get to know them via inventive commercials. They claim that […]



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