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 »
Monthly Archives: March 2012
The 2012 rankings are in. If you’re ready to embark on your engineering career, you’ll need to size up the university scene before getting your applications ready. Location, tuition, school size, and test scores all factor into the list. Happy hunting! SEE THE FULL LIST.
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 »
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 »