A song of ice and fiber

This is the first time a distributed acoustic sensing interrogator system had been used to capture data on the seafloor of the Arctic or Antarctic oceans, and the team sees…

Biofuels from bacteria

Sandia Labs News Releases August 21, 2017 From Sandia National Labs Sandia helps HelioBioSys understand new clean energy source LIVERMORE, Calif.—You might not cook with this sugar, but from a…

The good, the bad and the algae

From Eurekalert Public Release: 7-Aug-2017 Sandia tests Salton Sea-grown algae as new fuel source and pollution solution DOE/Sandia National Laboratories BRAWLEY, California — Sandia National Laboratories is testing whether one…

Lindzen at Sandia National Labs: 'climate models are flawed'

This press release was provided by Sandia National Labs: In an effort to shed light on the wide spectrum of thought regarding the causes and extent of changes in Earth’s…

The "cool" particle

Two press release on this this week, both below From the University of Manchester Researchers discover particle which could ‘cool the planet’ In a breakthrough paper published in Science, researchers…

Largest nuclear bomb dismantled to date in the US arsenal, the B53

According to Wikipedia, this warhead (9.1 megatons) was apparently never tested, although an experimental TX-46 predecessor design was detonated 28 June 1958 as Hardtack Oak, which detonated at a yield…