Legal & Politics Science & Physics

Water-dependent alien life on the rocks?

To humans, as well as most other forms of life here on planet Earth, water is a commodity we need to survive. As a commodity, water isn’t interchangeable with anything else. Without it, we humans and most other creatures simply and abruptly die… And right up until very recently, the presence of water in either […]

Business Environment Innovation Science & Physics Society & Culture Technology

Open energy project

Environmental issues, energy and global warming are all the news recently, and these things matter to all of us. Any way of saving energy not only helps the environment, but also helps keep your utility bills down, so there’s a real incentive for all of us to do the right thing. There’s the obvious moral […]

Blogging Science & Physics Technology

My top 10 sci-tech’ articles for 2006

So it’s that time of year again, eh? Well, not to be left out, here’s my top 10 list of science & technology articles for 2006. Apple iPhone: can Apple make the right call? Apple and the ‘billion dollar’ download patent Life’s top 10 greatest inventions Paper data storage technique could put 256GB on an […]

Innovation Science & Physics Technology

Teleportation? It’s a matter of fact!

“Very funny, Mr. Scott. Now beam down my clothes!” While we’re still many years from such high-tech’ practical jokes & japes, some very, very, very clever people are making great leaps over short distances with some very, very, very small stuff. “Until now scientists have teleported similar objects such as light or single atoms over […]

Environment Science & Physics Society & Culture

When it comes to the environment, not in my back yard!

So you let your dog loose. Running across a mist-shrouded field on some autumn morning. He disappears into the distant trees emerging eerily from the blanket of fog to tend to his early morning ablutions. Moments later he re-emerges, and the two of you return home. An act repeated not just once that morning in […]