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2013-03-02 08:15:19

NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high as 40,000 feet while an instrumented NASA Falcon HU-25 aircraft trails behind at distances ranging from 300 feet to more than 10 miles. "We believe this study will...

2013-01-13 17:01:46

“World Fuel Additives to 2016” and “Fuel Additives Market - By Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation Applications, Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity and Cetane improvers) — Global Trends & Forecast to 2017” are new reports added to the ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Worldwide demand for fuel additives are expected to increase 4.7% per year to 26.5 billion kilograms in 2016, with demand in value...

Synthetic Fuel Could End US Reliance On Crude Oil
2012-12-06 09:22:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 contributed to dangerous global warming. With the burgeoning threat of climate change, researchers from Princeton have outlined how the US could end reliance on petroleum and move to synthetic fuels. The US could...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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