I wish Physics was cool twenty years ago. Or rather, I wish I had known how cool it is.
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Via kos, this story hits all my little buttons.
It’s the story of Johnathan Goodwin, a 37 year old cat from the Great State of Kansas, who is making biofuel cars that stomp the living daylights out of the dinosaur-powered stuff out there today.
He makes Hummers (and other monstrous vehicles) that get better gas fuel mileage [...]
I have become very, very serious about recycling lately. It is quite sad, and somewhat embarrassing, that though I’ve bragged many times on the North Augusta recycling program, I’ve never actually participated in it.
Until recently, that is.
I just woke up one day and decided that what I was doing was shameful. They give [...]
Minutes ago I saw this headline on Yahoo News and then on Wired News:
S.C. hopes to lead hydrogen economy.
I am so thankful that South Carolina is determined to lead in a tech field. I would like to see South Carolina become determined to lead in every tech field. And lead in tech education, [...]
This is what junk science looks like. It’s been more than a dozen years since I took any test design classes or did any tests of statistical significance, but I’m going out on a very short limb here and saying that this is garbage.
They took a sample of 29 women aged 18-20 and have [...]
I have long been an advocate of non-fossil fuels. I think that diminishing and/or eliminating our dependency on oil will be good for everyone, everywhere. A group of kids in Philedelphia built a bio-diesel car on their own. And these weren’t the star students, either. A couple of quotes from [...]
Wired News has an article about scientists trying to get commercial amounts of hydrogen from algae. I find it fascinating. I think that sort of thing is the way to go. Fuel from renewable resources.
Considering that the way insulin is produced is very similiar, I’m all for this sort of thing.