Posts Tagged ‘Department of Defense’

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    Solar Panel Comments

    Jan 11, 11 • 171 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Environment, Government, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    Sometimes there’s much more behind a solar panel than you would expect. Solar energy was in the news because the U.S. Congress, hoping to support U.S. production, has prohibited the Department of Defense from buying Chinese made solar technology. And

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    Flying Snakes and Economic Growth

    Nov 24, 10 • 228 Views • Government, InnovationNo Comments

    Sometimes the federal government spends a tax payer’s money in unexpected ways. According to the Washington Post, scientists funded by the Department of Defense are studying snakes that can fly. Slightly venomous, sort of air-slithering, these Southeast