Dr. Scott Tinker demystifies the complex world of energy and gets to the core of concepts through unexpected experiments and fieldwork. For viewers of all ages and experience levels.
Dr. Scott Tinker provides an overview of our entire energy system.
Energy density greater than any other resource is the key to nuclear power.
Increasing domestic energy and reducing CO2 are key benefits of expanded natural gas production.
Wind energy is simple and fast-growing, but implementing it means overcoming a few challenges.
Examine water issues - the biggest challenge for hydraulic fracturing - and potential solutions.
What do potential methane leaks mean for this otherwise cleaner energy source?
How do we generate electricity from resources like coal, wind, and water?
What are some challenges of nuclear energy today and how might we resolve them in the future?
The sun has powered our planet for 4 billion years, but can it power our electricity systems?
On the world's deepest offshore platform, operators drill more than 5 miles for oil.
How much electricity does a citizen of the modern world use in a single day?
What exactly is natural gas, where does it occur, and what can it do for us?
As demand increases, we're looking to ever more complex ways to obtain oil.
Follow a watt of electricity as it travels from the power plant to your home.
It's our most versatile energy source - explore the many uses of natural gas.
Affordable, scalable, reliable electricity storage would transform the world; it must be all three.
Build a battery from scratch and see how they've revolutionized the way we live.
95% of transportation runs on oil-based fuels, but let's take a look at some alternatives.
New ways to use less energy will reduce emissions, elongate fuel supply, keep the grid stable, and save money.