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Romney's Billionaire Energy Advisor Lays Out His Vision For Energy Independence
It is called precision horizontal drilling. This technologic breakthrough over the past two decades has resulted in the ability to place a wellbore or drainage lateral in a thin-bedded rock formation of 10-15 feet of producing formation exposed to the ...
Rural communities are going all out to build state-of-the-art sports facilities
Volunteers took it apart, moved all the pieces along a 12-hour drive back to Pilot Mound -- with the precision of an ant colony -- and reassembled the complex while customizing it to their needs.
Solar flares hit Earth's atmosphere
Solar flares can interfere with GPS systems, making them less accurate and a problem for operations involving precision drilling, such as mining or even agriculture. Increased radiation around the north and south poles also likely will see airplanes ...
Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power  CBS News
Engineers Concoct the World's Lightest Material
In November researchers showed off the lightest material ever created: a strong metal mesh about 25 percent less dense than the wispiest aerogel, a foamlike material that was the old record holder.
EcoAlert: New Evidence Links Earth's Extreme Weather to Human-Caused Global ...
Furthermore, there are questions about the precision and reliability of historic storm data. Overall, cold extremes decrease with global warming, the scientists found.
Total mulls options to put out North Sea flare
Relief drilling would take six months and require boring through 4 kilometers of rock with painstaking mathematical precision, because it must intercept the gas pocket at exactly the right point, an engineer said. The accident has thrown a spotlight on ...
Nike Sock-Like Flyknit Transforming Shoes on Share Surge:
In a process the company calls “micro-level precision engineering,” in-house software instructs the machine to minutely alter a shoe's stability and aesthetics.
Pentagon's Iran Buildup Call for Adding Laser Weapons
Congress also backed the shift of $10 million to increase funding for a joint Navy-National Reconnaissance Office program to equip the service's new anti-radar missile -- the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile made by Alliant Techsystems Inc ...
Swiss Designers of Spas, Tate Modern Follow Le Corbusier
Switzerland's wealth, quality of construction and reputation for precision have promoted a style of architecture that started with Le Corbusier, whose face adorns the Swiss 10-franc note.
"Death Star" of Medical Technology: Proton-Beam Therapy Shows "All the ...
In theory, proton beams are more precise than the X-rays of radiation, so proton-beam therapy has become the favored option for body parts where stray beams can be especially harmful: brain, eyes, spine, prostate.