Aluminum might seem like an odd choice for a fuel. When you think of aluminum, you probably think of aluminum cans and foil. But this dependable metal has a few tricks up its sleeve. Continue reading “Aluminum as Fuel? It’s Not Science Fiction”
Hydrogen-powered cars are a promising technology. They are clean, could potentially be powered by renewable energy, and plus, they just sound like the future, right?
Hydrogen-powered cars, also known as fuel cell vehicles, are a type of electric vehicle: they use electricity to run a motor that turns the wheels. The car contains pressurized tanks of hydrogen and it passes the gas through a fuel cell to generate the electricity to run the motor. You can think of a fuel cell as a kind of electric generator, but instead of running on gasoline, it uses hydrogen as fuel. Continue reading “How Soon Will We All Have Hydrogen-Powered Cars?”