Energy   7 comments

The Palouse, Washington

The Palouse, Washington

It’s been ages since I’ve done a challenge theme.  And Ailsa comes up with some great travel themes on her blog Where’s My Backpack?.  Energy can be neither created or destroyed, says the physicist.  But the ways in which it is transported and concentrated have always fascinated me.

Fossil fuel energy: Mist gas field, Oregon

Hydro: Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona

Hydro: Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona

Moving energy: Page, Arizona

Moving energy: Page, Arizona

Also it’s interesting to think about what humans could do if we had an endless supply of intense energy and were advanced enough to use it only for peaceful and constructive purposes.  For example if in the future we could harvest the power in a supernova or a quasar.  Would we need to live and work near one?  Could we then transcend time and space?  All cool things to think about.

Far-away energy

Far-away energy

Wind energy: Texas Panhandle

Wind energy: Texas Panhandle

Small-scale wind energy.

Small-scale wind energy: Oklahoma

 

Geothermal: Energy from within the earth.

Geothermal: Energy from within the earth.

The Source

The Source

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7 responses to “Energy

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  1. Great images of the different varieties of energy we draw on…and most importantly, the last image – our Sun!

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  3. These are great!

  4. Beautiful photos and interesting thoughts. Great post!

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