Authorities launched a criminal investigation Monday into the cause of an explosion that killed five people at a power plant under construction, saying they couldn't rule out negligence. (Feb. 8)
Images of the damaged plant and details of the investigation into how gas purging operations resulted in such a catastrophic explosion.
Renewable energy leaders held a conference call Tuesday, Feb. 8, to discuss their legislative priorities for 2010. They want the tax credits contained in the Recovery Act to be extended for at least three years to encourage private financing and investment in renewable energy projects....
Cleaning a chemical tank with Iceblast
NASA climate scientist James Hansen talks about why cap and trade won't work, and his preference for a direct carbon tax on coal, oil and gas.
Marines test drive an augmented reality system that assists with tank repair procedures using a headset, and in-sight instructions and animation.
Novozymes North America president Adam Monroe talks about why the auto industry will continue to look for biofuel solutions and the use of municipal waste as a feedstock.
The wastewater from one of Iceland's geothermal power plants forms the Blue Lagoon, where 300,000 tourists a year go to frolic in the blue-green algae-infested waters.
Surveillance footage from the U.S. Coast Guard and nearby businesses show the devastation caused by the explosion, and the volatility of the ecotane production process.
A theoretical bench-top factory that uses nano-sized production lines to sort atoms and fabricate atomically-precise devices.
This Automatic Multiple Pig Launching system allows a series of pipeline pigs to be launched into a pipeline at operator controlled intervals, minimizing the number of times a trap door has to be opened.
The principle behind ionic liquids and why they can be used to replace acids and organic solvents.
Welders, Iron Workers and Dairy Farmers are ranked in CNN's five worst jobs due to unfavourable working conditions, pay and future prospects.
The fictional Retro Encabulator device, which uses six hydrocoptic marzel vanes and an ambifacient lunar wane shaft to prevent unwanted side fumbling. We can't believe the salesman was able to keep a straight face.