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Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Survive Work Conference Boredom

Craig the Rocket Scientist March 29, 2012

I’m on the road again. Evidently somebody told my boss I was doing well at my job and deserved to be sent to a conference! Wait, scratch that. Looks like I’m going to be enduring 32 hours trapped in a suffocating meeting hall of a hotel while some speaker I’ve never heard of drones on… Continue Reading »

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Monday Link Review

Amanda Moreno March 26, 2012

What do James Cameron, plastic- eating fungi and giant proton guns have in common? Nope– it’s not this summer’s blockbuster sci-fi film– it’s just another humble addition of the Monday Link Review, your weekly roundup of #weirdscience updates. Here’s Last Week’s 5 Strangest Links: 5.  Massive Eruptions on the Sun. Recent solar eruptions unleashed enough… Continue Reading »

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Shale Gas: The Facts About Chemical Additives

Henry Craddock March 22, 2012

Although the energy industry has long known about huge gas resources trapped in shale rock formations, particularly in the United States, it is only over the last decade that energy companies have combined two established technologies—hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling—to unlock this resource. This article will focus on the technique of hydraulic fracturing and in… Continue Reading »

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