Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
24/7 Energy News Coverage
November 06, 2012
TECH SPACE
Building small: In many industries, economies of size is shifting to economies of numbers
New York NY (SPX) Nov 06, 2012
For decades, "bigger is better" has been the conventional path to efficiency in industries ranging from transportation to power generation. Food once grown on small family plots now comes overwhelmingly from factory farms. Vessels that carried 2,000 tons of cargo have been replaced by modern container ships that routinely move 150,000 tons. But now, new research shows, we are on the cusp of a radical shift from building big to building small - a change that has profound implications for both estab ... read more
Previous Issues Nov 02 Nov 01 Oct 31 Oct 30
ENERGY TECH

Temporary storage for electrons: Natural method of producing hydrogen
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion (MPI CEC) and the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum (RUB) have found through spectroscopic investigations on a hydrogen-producing enzyme t ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Enigmatic Nematics
Physicists use hydrodynamics to understand the physical mechanism responsible for changes in the long-range order of groups of particles. Particularly, Aparna Baskaran of Brandeis University, Massac ... more
TECH SPACE

ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched a new era of scientific supercomputing today with Titan, a system capable of churning through more than 20,000 trillion c ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Amazon takes on iPad with new Kindle Fire tablet

Hong Kong to restrict foreign homebuyers from 2013

US judge OKs partial settlement in e-book case

Nordic-Baltic states seek more cooperation

Outside View: Jobs outlook grim

Empire-style computers? Frenchman takes PCs to lap of luxury

Google-Microsoft field smartphones to take on iPhone 5

EU businesses urge China's new leaders to speed reforms

NANO TECH

Low-resistance connections facilitate multi-walled carbon nanotubes for interconnects
Using a new method for precisely controlling the deposition of carbon, researchers have demonstrated a technique for connecting multi-walled carbon nanotubes to the metallic pads of integrated circu ... more
ROBO SPACE

Off to the Future with a new Soccer Robot
Computer scientists from the University of Bonn have developed a new robot whose source code and design plan is publicly accessible. It is intended to facilitate the entry into research on humanoids ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

Turn key solar systems for domestic and commercial installations
Solar systems for home and business installations
Online trade media advertising
Reach rocket scientists, solar installers, policy makers
spacecraft sub-system supplier
Subsystems for CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
Training Space Professionals Since 1970
Course Now Available For Reservations In 2012

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
24/7 News Coverage
War between bacteria and phages benefits humans

Russian Scientists Develop Patent Technology for Unique Flu Vaccine

Underwater grass comeback bodes well for Chesapeake Bay

Plant Life Forms in the Fossil Record: When Did the First Canopy Flowers Appear?

Chinese scientists' team efforts in dissecting rice complex agronomic traits in recent years

A new way to diagnose malaria

Extinctions during human era worse than thought

ENERGY TECH

Turkey warns oil firms eyeing Cyprus shelf
Energy companies cooperating with Greek Cypriot offshore drilling plans will be banned from participating in new oil and gas projects in Turkey, Ankara says. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Walker's World: The German choice
Politicians seldom like to deliver bad news, particularly when they face an election in the coming year. So congratulations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for telling a regional party congress in Pomerania that they should expect the euro crisis to grind on "for another five years or more." ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY
US military mobilizes to help restore power to New York

Sustainable cities must look beyond city limits

Outside View: Energy companies' taxes

Virgin Group and Rosnano announce joint investment fund

Efforts to mitigate climate change must target energy efficiency

POLITICAL ECONOMY
Anger mounts in US storm zone over fuel shortages

Iraq inks exploration deal with Pakistan Petroleum

Russia and China to drive the world oil market

Oil prices higher after China data, before US vote

Nuclear power or shale gas? Poland may have to choose soon

POLITICAL ECONOMY
China backs suit against Obama over wind farm deal

DNV KEMA awarded framework agreement for German wind project developer SoWiTec

Sandia Labs benchmark helps wind industry measure success

Bigger wind turbines make greener electricity

EU wind power capacity reaches 100GW

POLITICAL ECONOMY
China files WTO complaint against EU over green energy: source

Stanford scientists build the first all-carbon solar cell

China probes EU solar imports

Tokelau achieves renewable power

Next-generation antireflection coatings could improve solar photovoltaic cell efficiency

CAR TECH

Toyota hikes full-year profit target, warns on China spat
Toyota on Monday hiked its full-year profit forecast despite saying it expected to sell fewer cars due to weakness in Europe and slumping sales in China tied to a Sino-Japanese territorial row. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Iraq inks exploration deal with Pakistan Petroleum
Iraq on Monday signed a five-year deal with Pakistan Petroleum for the company to explore a massive tract of land believed to contain gas, the latest step in Baghdad's efforts to boost energy output. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Titan's subsurface reservoirs modify methane rainfall

Science and Departure Preps for Station Crew

NASA Invites Public to Submit Messages for Asteroid Mission Time Capsule

Putin Approves Developing Super-Heavy Rockets With Up to 150-Ton Cargo Capacity

Algal Growth a Blooming Problem Space Station to Help Monitor

Lockheed Martin-Built gps IIR/IIR-M satellites reach 200 years of combined operational life

Russia's Space Geckos Die Due to Technical Glitch Two Days Before Landing

ENERGY TECH

Oil prices higher after China data, before US vote
Oil prices climbed slightly on Monday as traders reacted to a pick-up in China's services industry ahead of Beijing's leadership transition and the US presidential election. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

S. Korea shuts nuclear reactors, warns of power shortages
South Korea was forced to shut down two nuclear reactors Monday to replace components that had not been properly vetted, a minister said, warning of "unprecedented" power shortages to follow. ... more
CAR TECH

US car giants report record October in China
Two US car makers said Monday that their sales in China hit record highs in October, as Japanese brands suffered in the Chinese market due to a political dispute between the Asian giants. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

China files WTO complaint against EU over green energy: source
China has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against the European Union over renewable energy subsidies, a source close to the world trade body said Monday. ... more
TIME AND SPACE

World record for the entanglement of twisted light quanta
To this end, the researchers developed a new method for entangling single photons which gyrate in opposite directions. This result is a first step towards entangling and twisting even macroscopic, s ... more
ENERGY TECH

Russia and China to drive the world oil market
The global oil market is moving east, says a recent report by The Wall Street Journal Europe. The oil that Russia exports to China, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, the USA and ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russian Navy to Get New Space Tracking System

INFORMS Study on Iron Dome Asks: What Was its Impact?

Russia Proceeding With Plans for Grouped Military Satellites

Raytheon AI3 missile intercepts first cruise missile target

Future USS North Dakota delivered to Navy

Top Obama national security aide to visit China

Radioactive material goes missing in Kazakhstan

ENERGY TECH

Nuclear power or shale gas? Poland may have to choose soon
Poland has set it sights on building its first nuclear power station and developing shale gas, but experts believe it may soon have to choose one or the other as investing in both could prove too costly. ... more
CHIP TECH

Japan's electronics sector in race against time
Japan's battered electronics giants are in a race against time, analysts say, as losses that threaten their very survival mount and as overseas rivals look like they are running away with the show. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Syria rebels seize oilfield, down warplane
Rebels seized a major oilfield and shot down a warplane in eastern Syria Sunday, a watchdog said, notching up new battlefield successes even as the opposition met in Qatar under US pressure for a makeover. ... more
TECH SPACE

Samsung muscle versus Apple's 'cool'
Its products may not, as one British judge put it, be as "cool" as bitter rival Apple's, but Samsung Electronics is speeding away from the iconic iPhone maker in the race for the global smartphone market. ... more
SPACEWAR
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Packed Week Ahead for Six-Member Crew

SPACEWAR
Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

Ariane 5s are readied in parallel for Arianespace's next heavy-lift flights

Japan Plans to Launch New Carrier Rocket in 2013

SPACEWAR
Physicists confirm first planet discovered in a quadruple star system

Planet-hunt data released to public

New Study Brings a Doubted Exoplanet 'Back from the Dead'

New small satellite will study super-Earths for ESA

Most Planetary Systems are 'Flatter than Pancakes'

SPACEWAR
UNH Space Scientists to Develop State-of-the-Art Radiation Detector

Spaceflight Completes Secondary Payload System Preliminary Design Review With Hardware Fabrication Underway

ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

Samsung muscle versus Apple's 'cool'

Android smartphone shipments boom: industry tracker

SPACEWAR
Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

SPACEWAR
Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Initial Contract for Next Set of Missile Warning Satellites

Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario

SPACEWAR
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids

SPACEWAR
Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

Protoplanet Vesta: Forever young?

Dawn Sees "Young" Surface on Giant Asteroid

Dawn On Route To Ceres

Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2012 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement