News tagged with sedimentary rock

Mars rover, slightly used, runs fine

( —When a car gets regular oil changes and care from a good mechanic, keeping it running for 10 years or more isn't exactly an impressive feat of engineering. But then again, such a car isn't an average 140,000,000 ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Space Exploration
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New tool pinpoints oil reserves

( —A tool to precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated has been created by an international team of scientists, including a geologist from the University of California, Davis.

dateSep 06, 2013 in Environment
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Brussels says no plans for EU-wide shale gas ban

The European Union has no plans to impose a blanket ban on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial shale gas extraction method, but it will lay out rules to address environmental concerns, a top EU official said Tuesday.

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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