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Month: May 2017

R&D Heating Up the Geothermal Industry

R&D Heating Up the Geothermal Industry

I am going to continue the topic of R&D’s role in the world of energy. Geothermal is becoming a popular means of energy production across the globe. While geothermal may be efficient, there are countless engineering-related obstacles that must be dealt with in order to efficiently offer such a luxury. Geothermal contains a near infinite supply of energy beneath the surface that is renewable and free of emissions. (Metcalfe, Tulley, & Vandermeer. 2017). Geothermal systems are able to offer both…

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R&D – Energized

R&D – Energized

Research and development regarding the distribution of stored solar energy has been a hot topic lately.  One of the largest national security threats lies in our power grid. This  was brought up in a reading for ICS 602, in addition to energy being a hot topic in my newsletters for ICS 642.     The technology for the distribution of stored solar energy is very accessible and is something that the US Military is now considering in order to make…

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ICS 698: Introduction

ICS 698: Introduction

Hello class, My name is Ryan Angel and I currently live in Muncie, Indiana. I am attending Ball State University to work on my Master of Science in Information and Communication Sciences. I will be moving to the South Bend area next month to work in research compliance for a university and anticipate graduating in July of 2017. I studied Geology and Chemistry during my undergraduate education at Ball State University. Upon graduation I ended up working as a Chemist…

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