The Mercuri is a radical aircraft concept that uses a distributed layout to power 40 micro propellers embedded in its wings. It is capable of vertical take-off (VTOL) and could cover ten times the range of similar aircraft with its recuperated Brayton cycle ceramic turbine and ground effect capabilities.
Berkeley Researchers Say Carbon Pollution Can Be Turned Into Energy
carbon emissions into energy, how cool would that be? more proof of concept: http://inhabitat.com/gas-powered-brayton-cycle-turbine-to-increase-efficiency-by-50/ ... CCS, carbon capture and storage, geothermal energy, renewable energy, lawrence berkeley laboratory, supercritical carbon dioxide, CO2, climate change, energy