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Osmotic power pushes closer to reality

Norwegian utility lands major supply of membranes that generate electricity where fresh water meets salt water. NASA, DOE, Hydro-Quebec, post-nuclear Japan show interest in this CO2-free technology.

June 20, 2011 by

Elon Musk, SpaceX are the future of space exploration

Elon Musk's critics have come out of the woodwork because President Obama's NASA budget favors private rocket companies over traditional and expensive NASA space flight programs. Are Musk and SpaceX, the company he founded, qualified to hurl astronauts into space? I think so.

February 24, 2010 by

What Will It Mean When the eBook Comes First?

Doc has been a big fan of eBooks since they first started hitting the scene back in 1998 with the Rocket Ebook (which I still have in my "closet of failed technology"). The impact of eBooks will go well beyond their current use as a vehicle for Amazon and Borders to deliver best sellers and could have a big impact on the corporate market. Imagine a time when product catalogs, dealer support materials, repair manuals, and other frequently changed field publications can go out electronically and bypass the printing process entirely.

February 22, 2010

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