Latest Fischer–Tropsch process Stories
The United States has been relying on crude oil for more than a century. While it has played a vital role in driving modern innovation—transportation, plastics, detergents and even clothing—crude oil has also driven dangerous global warming.
In a well-known fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin used magic to weave straw into gold. Today, scientists are reversing that formula — using gold to turn straw (and other forms of biomass) into today's global currency: energy.
Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea.
Scientists with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center say they have discovered that the building blocks of life can be created and maintained in extreme heat.
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