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2009-03-05 09:04:33

U.S. scientists say dual catalysts might turn carbon dioxide and water vapor into methane and other hydrocarbons using titania nanotubes and solar power. Burning fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal release large amounts of carbon dioxide into the Earth's atmosphere.

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2008-09-25 17:30:00

Tons, perhaps tens of tons, of carbon molecules in dust particles and meteorites fall on Earth daily. Meteorites are especially valuable to astronomers because they provide relatively big chunks of carbon molecules that are easily analyzed in the laboratory.

2008-09-22 09:00:49

Reliance Industries has commenced production of hydrocarbons in its KG-D6 block of Krishna Godavari Basin in India with the production of crude oil.

2008-09-15 03:00:25

Geotec, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GETC) announced today that it has filed patent applications with the United States Patent Office.

2008-09-11 03:00:22

By Clark, Judy R Technological advances in producing and refining liquid fuels in situ using high-temperature heat from nuclear reactors can resolve two major problems - dependence on oil from unstable areas of the world and greenhouse gas emissions-says MIT nuclear engineer Charles W Forsberg.

2008-07-31 06:00:03

By Philip Haldiman, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--Our planet isn't the only heavenly body with liquid on its surface. Scientists from the University of Arizona and NASA on Wednesday announced at least one of the large, lakelike features on a moon of Saturn is wet.

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2008-07-30 13:05:00

Scientists have confirmed that at least one body in our solar system, other than Earth, has a surface liquid lake.

2008-06-18 06:00:30

Geotec, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GETC) announced today that it has compiled and prepared the documentation to file its initial patent applications. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP of Berwyn, Pennsylvania has been engaged to file Geotec's patents in the United States and Worldwide.

2008-06-17 06:00:37

Geotec, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GETC) announced today that it has contracted to open a new 2100 square foot laboratory in Delray Beach, Florida for facilitating the anticipated commercialization of Geotec's bio-refining processes.

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2008-02-13 13:00:00

Saturn's orange moon Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the known oil and natural gas reserves on Earth. The hydrocarbons rain from the sky, collecting in vast deposits that form lakes and dunes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.