Using Rocket Science (Literally!) for Carbon Capture

July 13, 2010 by  
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Capturing carbon dioxide from exhaust in order to reduce emissions levels has seemed as difficult as rocket science. And now, some rocket science may provide a solution to the difficult problem of extracting CO2 from industrial exhausts. Rocket nozzles are being studied as part of a new approach to capturing carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal power plants and other heavy emissions sites.

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University of Tokyo Supercomputer Named World’s Greenest

July 13, 2010 by  
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Supercomputers and the environment:  two subjects that are becoming linked more and more these days.  Supercomputers are running algorithms to find solutions to climate change and the government has funded the creation of one supercomputer to be devoted solely to climate change .  Now, it seems the world’s supercomputers are competing to be the greenest, or at least the most efficient.

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