How Much is That Shirt in the (Atmospheric) Window?

Summer is fading into a memory now, but as surely as the earth orbits the sun, those hot and sweaty days will return soon enough. And what can you do …read more Continue reading How Much is That Shirt in the (Atmospheric) Window?

The Longest Ever Flight Was Over 64 Days In A Cessna 172

Often, when we think of long-endurance flights, our first thoughts jump to military operations. Big planes with highly-trained crew will fly for long periods, using air-to-air refuelling to stay aloft …read more Continue reading The Longest Ever Flight Was Over 64 Days In A Cessna 172

Carbon Sequestration As A Service Doesn’t Quite Add Up

Burning fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. While most attempts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions focus on reducing the amount of CO2 output, there are other alternatives. Carbon capture …read more Continue reading Carbon Sequestration As A Service Doesn’t Quite Add Up

Creating Methane From Captured Carbon Dioxide And The Future Of Carbon Capture

There’s something intrinsically simple about the concept of carbon (CO2) capture: you simply have the CO2 molecules absorbed or adsorbed by something, after which you separate the thus captured CO2 …read more Continue reading Creating Methane From Captured Carbon Dioxide And The Future Of Carbon Capture

Yes, You Can Put Out A Burning Gas Well With A Nuclear Bomb

Nuclear explosives were first developed as weapons of war in the pitched environment of World War II. However, after the war had passed, thoughts turned to alternative uses for this …read more Continue reading Yes, You Can Put Out A Burning Gas Well With A Nuclear Bomb