These scientists want to solve the solar e-waste crisis

These scientists want to solve the solar e-waste crisis

A new Department of Energy-funded research project seeks to solve one of the biggest challenges with solar power — what to do with solar panels after they die. Solar energy is key to solving climate change, but for the technology itself to be sustainable it needs to be recyclable. Unfortunately, when a solar panel dies … Read more

The best accessories for your new PlayStation 5

Sony PlayStation 5

All products recommended by The Hamden Journal are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. So you managed to buy a PlayStation 5 – congratulations, you beat supply shortages to … Read more

The Book of Boba Fett’s first chapter has a lot of blank pages

The Book of Boba Fett’s first chapter has a lot of blank pages

The Book of Boba Fett finally is giving its titular character the spotlight. The fan-favorite bounty hunter has long lurked in the margins of Star Wars’ history: his brief introduction in an animated short during the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special; and his rocketing to popularity thanks to his iconic armor (practically designed to sell … Read more

Scientists find unexpected trove of life forms beneath Antarctic ice shelf

Scientists find unexpected trove of life forms beneath Antarctic ice shelf

A team of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany has discovered a whopping 77 seafloor-dwelling species beneath an Antarctica ice shelf — a hint that this mysterious realm may be far more biologically rich than scientists realized. Little is known about the environment beneath Antarctica’s floating ice shelves, the seaward extensions of the … Read more