Archive for June, 2013:

One Step Closer to Reviving the Mammoth

The arctic climate of Siberia has possibly given science a chance to clone the long lost Mammoth. Researchers at North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk have discovered the remains of a very well preserved mammoth on an island off the coast of Siberia. The researchers estimate that the mammoth lived some 10,000 years ago at the

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An Asteroid’s Worst Nightmare

Despite government agencies and amateur astronomers constantly watching the skies on the lookout for that single piece of space rock large enough to wipe us off the Earth, two asteroids larger than a school bus entered our atmosphere over Russia earlier this year causing about 1,500 indirect injuries. Over the years, scientists and researchers have

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Flare Stacks and the Environment

If you have ever driven past an petroleum processing plant, or even a large landfill for that matter, and seen a stack with a rather large flame burning at the peak, you have witnessed a technique that protects the public and the environment from harmful gases. During the processing of petroleum products especially, large amounts

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Ocean Fuel

What if you could turn 5 Liters of normal old ocean water into enough energy to power everything in your house and your electric car for an entire day? I bet you are wondering, “How in the world can salt water power so much?”. It’s not actually the water that acts as the fuel, but

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