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The Internet in Space? Slow as Dial-Up

Astronauts gripe that connectivity is “very slow,” but that could change with laser-based data transmission that NASA has already tested.<p>Outer space has its perks. But super-speedy Internet is, so far, not one of them.<p>Connection speeds from the International Space Station are “worse than what …

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Options for Delivering Iranian Gas to Europe Via Turkey

Analysis on the possibility of exporting Iranian gas to Europe via Turkey, evaluating the existing problems and obstacles along with the advantages …

WoodMac: Impact of Ukraine Crisis on Russian Gas Flow to Europe

<b>On Monday 16th June 2014, Russia cut off gas to Ukraine, in a long running dispute over unpaid bills. Over the last few months Wood Mackenzie has</b> …

U.S. LNG Exports to Europe: Why It Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

Bureaucratic impediments, the lack of a free-trade agreement and Washington’s pivot to Asia are among the reasons why American LNG exports to the EU …

Ukraine's gas dispute could mean cold winter for Europe

<b>World Bulletin/News Desk</b><p>Central and south-eastern Europe could face higher gas prices and potential shortages this winter, as a prolonged price row …

A crucial time for LNG plans

Byng Giraud walks across a bridge over Mill Creek and dares to imagine a future where liquefied natural gas will be exported by tankers from waters near Squamish, B.C.<p>The vice-president of corporate affairs at Woodfibre LNG starts to rattle off what he sees as advantages for building an export …

China signs giant 30-year deal with Russia for natural gas

SHANGHAI — China signed a landmark deal Wednesday to buy Russian natural gas worth about $400 billion, giving a boost to diplomatically isolated …

$325,000 stem cell hamburger to be eaten soon

A proof-of-concept lab-grown hamburger is slated to be eaten soon, after many delays and $325,000 in research and development.<p>The race for a lab-grown meat alternative has been on for years. Modern Meadow, for example, has gone after a type of 3D-printed meat using bioprinting techniques. Dutch …

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