Daily Archives: July 4, 2013
The Canadian Mining outfit of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has started work on a N$2.3 billion acid plant, which the mine says will eliminate the sulphur dioxide emissions in Tsumeb and at the same time create a viable by-product, sulphuric acid, that could be sold to other mines operating in Namibia.
Ultrashort radio bursts from outside the Milky Way may help locate missing baryons.
A new satellite system was launched into orbit last week that aims to bring high-speed Internet to remote communities across the globe. Its backers say it could have a big impact in rural parts of Africa by speeding up economic and social development. Others argue the huge amounts of money, however, should be spent on more basic needs.
For decades, scientists have been able to measure air quality and look at its impact on human health. Now, scientists are testing new ways of measuring those climate-changing greenhouse gases in the air in Los Angeles, which is one of the places that is participating in a new effort called the Megacities Carbon Project.
U.S. technology visionary Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionized computing with the invention of the mouse, has died at the age of 88.
A small town in the midwestern state of Illinois is home to a recycling initiative its creators hope will revolutionize biomass waste conversion. Chip Energy might not have been the first company converting one man’s junk into another man’s treasure, but it believes it’s the first to build a recycling facility completely from recycled materials.
Signals could help astronomers understand universe’s mass
FORMER Bafana Bafana coach Clive “The Dog” Barker is back in the Premier Soccer League.