Science

Dinosaur Dancefloor Discovered on the Arizona-Utah Border

October 23, 2008 / 1 Comment

Geologists have come across a bewildering multitude of dinosaur footprints and tail-drag marks, of at least a 1,000 dinosaurs, on the Arizona-Utah border in the US. It is believed that 190 million years ago, the area, then in the tropics as part of the Pangaea continent, was a sandy oasis much like the Sahara Desert. The tracks reveal that there must ...

Technological Breakthrough – Transforming CO2 Emissions into Fuel

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Carbon Sciences has recently declared that it has made an important breakthrough that can convert CO2 emissions into fuels. This would cut down on the 62 billion metric tones of CO2 - root cause of global warming, which is let out into the atmosphere every year. The technology will use these harmful emissions and convert them into useful sources of energy. As ...

LED Light Bulbs to Enable Wireless Technology

October 13, 2008 / No Comments

As the world is stepping towards the future, people have begun to realize how fast they are exhausting their natural resources. Every effort is being made to conserve all kinds of energy, and so is it for non-renewable energy sources. A technology is being developed which would help us reduce our great dependence on non-renewable energy resources, thereby cutting down on ...

World’s 14 Highest Mountain Peaks in the World

September 30, 2008 / 14 Comments

I've always admired how some of the tallest mountains on Earth stitch even the most beautiful clouds, but I never had the curiosity to research and see which are the biggest mountain peaks, how people call them or exactly how tall they are. For those that don't know, here is a list with world's top 14 highest and a few ...

Supernatural Power Creates Crop Circle from 3,000 Trees

September 15, 2008 / No Comments

Locals in Nepal are at a loss to explain how some 3,000 trees in a nearby forest in Banke, mid-western Nepal, collapsed in about 10 minutes. The trees at the Shrikrishna Community Forest, some 360 km west of Kathmandu just started tumbling down. There was no gale, no storm that day. Just falling trees. Not knowing what to think or who ...

Hurricane Season Longer, Stormier, Arriving Earlier

July 15, 2008 / 1 Comment

Hurricane season this year is expected to be longer, stormier and arrive earlier. Climate scientists are saying that this centuries storms are bigger than last century's because the area of warm water that can support hurricanes is growing larger. The Atlantic Ocean is more hurricane friendly.  "There has been an increase in the seasonal length over the last century," Jay ...

When Mother Nature Doesn’t Get it Right – Square Watermelons

July 4, 2008 / 1 Comment

  How often do people thing they can do things better, improve on the way our planet and all its intricacies have been designed? We reroute rivers, relocate forests, try to make it rain, try to make it stop. One Japanese group has taken the initiative and has successfully reshaped the watermelon. Yup, to be sure. A group in Kagawa Prefecture ...

Finding Three Super-Earths. Is One a Twin?

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

  There's good news and bad news. The bad news is we are doing our darnedest to destroy the planet where we live. The good news is that astronomers think it's just a matter of time before they find the Earth's twin. Astronomers said that last week they found three super-Earths, bigger than our planet, rocky and orbiting a single star. ...

Substitute for Greenhouse Gas Sulfur Hexaflouride Found

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

Casio Computer has found a way to substitute fluorine gas for sulfur hexafluoride.  Sulfur hexafluoride is used in the processing of silicon thin films for LCD panels. As greenhouse gases go, sulfur hexafluoride is also 20,000 times worse than CO2. Casio thinks that if it eliminates this chemical the company will reduce its overall greenhouse gas emissions by about 205. Casio ...

Quick Development of Nuclear Power Wanted in China

June 12, 2008 / No Comments

The world's speed and nuclear power do not belong in the same sentence, but sure enough China is doing its darnedest to build as many nuclear power plants as it can, using OLD technology. Their target is 4 new generators each year, through 2015. However, the nuclear plants are going to be just a partial answer for its mounting pollution, ...