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Rage against the latrine

Rage against the latrine

Andrew Goldstein April 14, 2016
I reach over and push the flush button that so many have pushed before me and so many will push after me, effectively invalidating the purpose of an automatic flush toilet.
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PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

$20 million CAT Awards will boost SBU’s tech efforts

Anisah Abdullah September 30, 2015
SBU has recently received $20 million in Center for Advanced Technology, or CAT, awards from NYSTAR that will foster new innovations in energy efficiency and biotechnology.
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Under the Microscope: Blankets convert solar energy to hydrogen fuel

Ruchi Shah September 20, 2015
“The expected outcome from this project is that anybody who has a pool or a body of water can use his photocatalytic blanket to convert solar energy,” Gouma said.
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New Building Dashboard monitors Stony Brooks energy consumption

New Building Dashboard monitors Stony Brook’s energy consumption

Michaela Kilgallen March 22, 2015
Last April, Stony Brook finished second in the Campus Conservation Nationals event against Albany, SUNY IT and SUNY New Paltz. SBU saved a total of 41,081 kilowatt-hours.
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PHOTO CREDIT : BRENNAN SCHNELL

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” falls short of expectations

Kunal Kohli February 19, 2015
After the release of his critically acclaimed album, "Nothing Was The Same," the hype for another release by Drake was at an all-time high.
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A laser-molten drop of uranium dioxide (UO2) floats on a gas stream inside a water-cooled nuzzle. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOK.EDU)

Under the microscope: new research on molten uranium dioxide

Ricardo Raudales January 27, 2015
Nuclear power has been touted as one of the cleanest and greenest energy sources. Even so, the 2011 Fukushima meltdown demonstrated more could be done in the way of safety.
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Food waste, the future of recycling at Stony Brook

Chris Woods October 1, 2013
Stony Brook University may soon be converting its food waste into electricity thanks to plans for a new waste processing plant pending regulatory approval.
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Bill Nye the Science Guy presents to a sold-out crowd at Stony Brook University about his support for alternative forms of energy, like the sun and wind, to reduce fossil fuel use. (KENNETH HO / THE STATESMAN)

The Science Guy talks energy at Earthstock

Michael Ruiz April 22, 2013

As this year’s Earthstock wound down Friday, Bill Nye the Science Guy told a sold-out crowd in the Student Activities Center Auditorium that students do not need to “do less” to change the world. Instead,...

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Japan Offers Insight for America’s Energy Future

Dmitriy Khrabrov April 10, 2011

At 120,000 square feet, it’s fair to say that the Charles B. Wang Center isn’t a small building. Now, imagine 15 Wang Centers next to each other.   You now have an accurate image of Stony...

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