News tagged with power

Bitcoin 'mining pool' promises to stay small

The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system's credibility.

Jul 17, 2014
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NASA sees Typhoon Halong's eye wink

As Super Typhoon Halong tracks north through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have seen the powerful storm appear to wink at space as it developed and "opened" an eye and then ...

Aug 04, 2014
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Britain wins carbon capture funding from EU

A coal-burning power plant in Yorkshire is to receive 300 million euros in EU funds to develop a new way of keeping polluting carbon emissions out of the atmosphere, the EU said Tuesday.

Jul 08, 2014
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Tapping the shale

Growth in scientific knowledge seems to lead to an exacerbation in debate over politically sensitive issues rather than resolution? Nuclear power, global warming, vaccination, creationism, fracking… the list goes on.

Aug 04, 2014
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Image: Orbital view of Mount Huascarán, Peru

The snow-capped mountains running through the centre of this satellite image are part of the Cordillera Blanca – or 'white range' – in South America's Andes. Even though they are part of the typically ...

May 16, 2014
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US justices rap agency, but uphold warming rules

The U.S. Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming. But a divided court also ...

Jun 23, 2014
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