The Future of Oil is in Shale
The entire shale fracking endeavour began as a somewhat quixotic, patriotic ambition within fledgling federal energy research programs. Scientists had long understood the geology of shales and knew there was gas to be had But everyone assumed it was unreachable.
The China story
Despite strong growth in domestic production, Chinese import dependence has been growing fast, prompting the formulation of a “two-way strategy” predicated on expanded investment in exploration and production capacity in China; and on outward foreign direct investment (FDI) in mine production and, failing that, long-term supply contracts
Over the years, Maths and Science have been a challenge to many students across the country. It makes you wonder if we were meant to be a strictly artistic nation. But really, it might be important to know why women consistently shy off science courses. Is there a hormonal or psychological explanation to this? And is there anything wrong if a woman decides to venture into the field? How does society take it?
SCIENCE: The Word of the Year, with the greatest increase in lookups
The Word of the Year, with the greatest increase in lookups, may surprise many people: science. “It is a word that is connected to broad cultural dichotomies: observation and intuition, evidence and tradition,”