News tagged with gas station

Juno solar panels complete testing

The three massive solar panels that will provide power for NASA's Juno spacecraft during its mission to Jupiter have seen their last photons of light until they are deployed in space after launch. The last of the Jupiter-bound ...

dateMay 30, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Black hole wakes up and has a light snack

( —Astronomers have watched as a black hole woke up from a decades-long slumber to feed on a low-mass object – either a brown dwarf or a giant planet – that strayed too close. A similar feeding event, albeit ...

dateApr 02, 2013 in Astronomy
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Insta-gas, for the ultimate couch potato

Even in an era where no errand is too small to outsource to a smartphone application, startup Purple, which dispatches a stranger to fill up customers' gas tanks, might smack as on-demand capitalism gone too far.

dateDec 03, 2015 in Software
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Turning CO2 into fuel

With new fossil fuel power stations being built every week, and the idea of burying CO2 [carbon sequestration] regarded by many scientists as unproven or even unworkable, coming up with an alternative solution to what to ...

dateMay 13, 2010 in Other
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