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Stirling Energy Systems, which once had giant utility contracts, heads to bankruptcy amid a price war and technology shift away from solar thermal and toward photovoltaics.
Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.
From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.
Don't expect an all-electric plane to carry hundreds of passengers soon, but in some corners of aviation, battery-powered aircraft are attracting industry interest.
The Epiphany One Puck project on Kickstarter is looking to charge up your phone by harnessing the power of hot and cold drinks.
This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.
The space agency has dubbed Curiosity's imminent landing "seven minutes of terror." And that's even after months of excruciating, exacting preparation.
The Mars Science Laboratory is the most expensive and complex lander ever sent to the red planet, a nuclear-powered rover that will scale a 3-mile-tall mountain to seek the building blocks of life.
Stirling Energy Systems and Tessera Solar open a factory to build large reflective dishes that use the sun's heat to make electricity with little water.
The first of a new breed of private-sector spacecraft built for NASA as a commercial venture is poised for blastoff Saturday on a high-stakes inaugural test flight to the International Space Station.