New method of carbon capture turns CO2 into stone underground

۲۰th June 2016 New method of carbon capture turns CO2 into stone underground A way of pumping CO2 underground and turning it from a gas into solid carbonate minerals has been demonstrated in Iceland – offering a potentially better method of carbon capture and storage. Credit: Árni Sæberg Scientists have announced a more efficient way […]

The first supercomputer to reach 100 petaflops

The first supercomputer to reach 100 petaflops China has announced the Sunway TaihuLight – the world’s fastest supercomputer, with a Linpack rating of 93 petaflops and peak performance of 125 petaflops. Credit: ©Science China Press The Sunway TaihuLight is the first system in the world to reach a peak performance of over 100 petaflops (100,000,000,000,000,000 […]

U.S. drone industry welcomes new regulations

۲۳rd June 2016 U.S. drone industry welcomes new regulations The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finalised the first operational rules for commercial use of drones across the USA. The FAA has just released the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”). This greatly relaxes the existing laws, […]