Your humble writer is careful not to go where the basic understanding to be competent in getting the science into workable explanations isn’t within the resident skill set. But some things are just so tempting.  At the risk of seeming Star Trek, we’re going to have a run at antimatter and where there might be […]

There’s a question that will stimulate the American with a real estate itch to be scratched.  It will likely stimulate a lot of attention worldwide as well.  One way to an answer has come from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). High oil prices, environmental and economic security concerns motivate a […]

A research team including colleagues at UC Davis, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Shell Projects & Technology is offering a new computational study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals how hydrocarbons may be formed from methane deep in the Earth at extreme pressures and temperatures. The research is important for […]

A research team at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland has announced they have come upon a new catalyst for electrolysis to split hydrogen out of water. In a serendipitous moment the team led by Xile Hu made this discovery during an electrochemical experiment.  Hu said, “It’s a perfect illustration of the famous […]

Light has been thought of as being only photons and waves – no magnetic energy of significance available or worth the effort.  The knowledge of the magnetic component has been there, but the conclusion of decades ago, persistent education, and just following along has dulled the minds of generations. So when University of Michigan researchers […]

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