Cambridge (UK) professor says much of the effort to combat global warming is actually making it worse

MRS Energy & Sustainability is a scientific review journal addressing broad perspectives in energy and sustainability with relevance to materials research.


2016 MRS Communications Lecture

The MRS Communications Lecture recognizes excellence in the field of materials research through work published in MRS Communications. It is intended to honor the authors of an outstanding paper published in the journal during the award year.…


Anniversary Edition of The Aeronautical Journal

This blog post is taken from the Foreword to the special edition of The Aeronautical Journal published to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society.…


Perovskite solar cells: A new paradigm in photovoltaics

The recent August issue of MRS Bulletin – a flagship journal of the Materials Research Society – is dedicated to one of hottest topics in the world of materials science: perovskite photovoltaics, which have taken the photovoltaic world by storm in recent years, promising solar cells that deliver the highest possible efficiencies at the lowest possible cost.


Introducing a New Generation of Nuclear Reactors

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) lists 440 operating nuclear plants in 31 countries providing 11% of the world’s electricity.


Wind and solar power: integrating renewable energy sources into the electricity grid

In the latest issue of the new journal MRS Energy & Sustainability—A Review Journal , Professor Jay Apt of Carnegie Mellon University turns the spotlight on one of the planet’s most pressing problems—how renewable energy sources can be better integrated into the existing electricity grid.


New Wireless Power Transfer journal 2014

Cambridge finally gives Wireless Power Transfer its own journal Cambridge University Press has announced it will be launching a new journal Wireless Power Transfer in January 2014.…


The methodology for thinking about ways of knowing

The Knowledge Engineering Review has just published an exciting special issue on visualization, visual representation, and reasoning with visual knowledge. With Artificial Intelligence (AI) understood as “the methodology for thinking about ways of knowing” (in the 1988 words of Seymour Papert), computer scientists and knowledge engineers are increasingly interested in alternatives to text as forms of knowledge and as means for its representation.…


How to get your book published, part 2

In his second post, Cambridge University Press Social Science Publisher John Haslam offers a few more notes on getting your first book ready for publication. John focuses on revised theses and other first books, but many of the issues are common across all publishing proposals.…