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Mechanical Engineering - 03.09.2012
Turbulence ahead
Turbulence ahead
Although the wind may blow smoothly onto a wind turbine, it comes out the other end shredded into a complex collage of whorls, large and small. In a wind farm, the turbulent wake generated by the first row of turbines drives the turbines in the next rows, which produce up to 40% less power and suffer more from bumpier winds.

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 06.02.2012
A quantum connection between light and motion
A quantum connection between light and motion
Researchers have demonstrated a microscopic system in which light can be converted into a mechanical oscillation and back.