Gizmos & Gadgets: 10 Days Left to Fund a Space Telescope to Find Another Earth

December 10, 2016 – The target planet is the newly discovered one circling our nearest stellar neighbours, Alpha Centauri A and B and their nearby companion Proxima Centauri. ... Continue Reading →

American Intelligence Agencies to Investigate Russian Hacking of U.S. Election

December 9, 2016 – Could Russian hackers have laid the groundwork for a Donald Trump victory in the November presidential vote? The former head of the national security division ... Continue Reading →

Amazon Has a Grocery Store Where You Pick Up Produce and Walk Out

December 9, 2016 – In Seattle, Washington, there is a new grocery store that has no checkout counters. Called Amazon Go it stocks basic groceries, meal kits and ready-to-eat foods. ... Continue Reading →

Can Light Therapy Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

December 8, 2016 – My wife’s grandmother and mother both suffered from Alzheimer’s. My mother had Alzheimer’s. For us the specter of the disease very much haunts ... Continue Reading →

A New Explanation of What Fleischmann and Pons Called “Cold Fusion”

December 7, 2016 – In 1989 Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann performed an experiment at the University of Utah in which they observed what they described in a subsequent paper ... Continue Reading →

Fusion Reactors Two Steps Closer to Reality

December 7, 2016 – Two advances in the development of commercial fusion reactors that bring us closer to the reality of a future of clean unlimited energy. The first is about ... Continue Reading →

Is Planetary Habitability the Key to Evolution of Life?

December 6, 2016 – In the latest revelations about Mars in the past researchers at Penn State University have modeled the planet’s climate showing that atmospheric carbon ... Continue Reading →

An Update on Ways to Stop Methane Emitting Cows

December 4, 2016 – Earlier this month I wrote about a methane gathering backpack for cows invented by the National Institutes of Agricultural Technology in Argentina. Now add ... Continue Reading →

Accelerated Deployment of Carbon Capture and Sequestration May Be Our Best Bet in Combating Climate Change

December 3, 2016 – At COP22 in Marrakech, the Global CCS Institute tabled a summary report of where we are today in applying carbon capture technologies to the problem of global ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Argentinian Invents Methane Gathering Backpack for Cows

December 3, 2016 – You may ask why would anyone want to capture the gas coming from the backsides of cows? Well the answer is – cows produce as much as 25% of global methane ... Continue Reading →