Let There Be Luz

Huautla de Jiménez is a town of 35,000 in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Four hours from the nearest city, it is not an easy place for people who do not live there to reach. That has not stopped outsiders from coming to visit the small town, which…

Let There Be Luz

Reinventing the Steam Engine

One look at a satellite image of the Earth at night reveals a lot about energy inequality in the world. Europe, the United States and the Middle East glow with bright lights. Japan is alight, and so are most of Southeast Asia, Southern Canada and the densely populated coastal regions…

Reinventing the Steam Engine

Following the Path of the Sun

Very few people eagerly await the day that their work becomes obsolete. But Eden Full Goh does. The former Thiel Fellow and Princeton University student has been playing with small solar panels and cars since she was 10 years old. When she was in high school, she “tinkered” her way…

Following the Path of the Sun