Arun

11 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Following | 3 Followers | @flipboard1991 | Keep up with Arun on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Arun”

The oil industry is using solar power in an ironic new way

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>There’s a huge project taking shape in the deserts of Oman. It will extract crude oil from the ground by pumping vast quantities of steam into it. To produce the steam, water will be brought to a boil using as much as a gigawatt of energy. The source of that energy: the …

Fossil Fuels

Man Spends 22 Years Carving Path Through Mountain After Wife Passes Away

Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

George Parker Bidder may not be a household name, but he's getting some modern-day recognition for a series of experiments performed between 1904 and 1906 in the UK.<p>He set 1,020 bottles stuffed with postcards out into the North Sea between the UK and Norway and tracked the responses to learn more …

North Sea

Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It used to be thought, by scientists at least, that once something disappeared into a black hole, that was it. Stephen Hawking, though, has other ideas.<p>In a lecture at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of …

Are We Going to Get a Whole New Theory of Gravity?

Have you ever heard of Le Sage gravity? It’s an attempt to come up with a mechanical explanation for why massive objects move towards each other. …

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Juice may hold the key

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Could the mysterious moons of Jupiter be hiding habitable zones under their icy crusts?<p>The Rosetta mission's startling discovery that Comet 67P contains multiple organic compounds that make up the building blocks of life adds weight to a theory that Earth may have been seeded with …

Universe