Canadian Oil Production 2010 to 2025

Canadian Provincial Premiers Decide on a National Energy Strategy that Includes Climate Change Action

August 30, 2014 – In a rare display of unanimity Canada’s provincial leaders at their annual conference have outlined a national energy strategy. That strategy includes ... Continue Reading →
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Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is All About the Past

August 29, 2014 – It is an inspiration to see the technological marvels that have gotten us to where we are today. And a great place to see this is Chicago’s Museum of Science ... Continue Reading →
space elevator

Crowdfunding a Space Elevator – Welcome to LiftPort

August 28, 2014 – Back from an enjoyable vacation that included a visit to Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, which I promise to write about in the next few days. ... Continue Reading →
Australian southwest getting drier

New Australian Climate Model Confirms Anthropogenic Reasons for Decreased Precipitation

August 17, 2014 – It seems that climate change is really picking on Australia in a big way. Scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have ... Continue Reading →
Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

Proposed Oil Sands Pipeline Not Carbon Neutral According to New Analysis

August 16, 2014 – In a debate that has raged on both sides of the 49th parallel, whether to build or mothball the Keystone XL oil pipeline remains a hot topic. Canada has sent ... Continue Reading →
A four-dimensional cosmic burp

Did Our Universe Pop Out of a Black Hole?

August 16, 2014 – The Perimeter Institute in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, has proposed in recent discussions among its faculty focused on cosmology, that the Big Bang may have ... Continue Reading →
Stealth motorbike under wraps

Developing a Stealth Motorcycle – Do You Need to Ask Why?

August 15, 2014 – Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Cardenas, whose topic is stealth technology, and in particular the U.S. Department of Defense’ project to develop ... Continue Reading →
thin-film-battery

Company Introduces Solid-State Battery Technology to Drive Down Cost and Up Efficiency

August 15, 2014 – Applied Materials Inc., supplies equipment, software and services to some of the world’s biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, solar panels, display ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury Levels in the Upper Ocean Tripled by Us

August 14, 2014 – Since the Industrial Revolution humans have altered the chemistry of both air and ocean. New global measurements, not computer models, are painting a disturbing ... Continue Reading →
ExoMars Program Elements

Rover Wars on Mars

August 14, 2014 – In the last week updated plans for the next generation of Martian rovers have been released. ExoMars, the joint project of the European Space Agency (ESA) and ... Continue Reading →