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Thermal imaging displays tiny differences in heat and technology has allowed it to become miniaturized, and commercialization has caused its price to drop.
A Texas A&M academic gives a surprising one-word answer to the question, “What’s the biggest threat to the Gulf of Mexico?” Chronicle SciGuy Eric Berger comments.
As Apple and other tech designers seek sleeker and ever-more powerful batteries to power laptops and devices, they’re pushing engineers to create unconventional, more space-efficient batteries.
It looks like a cross between a diving suit from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and the Michelin Man, but the hard diving suit on display at the Offshore Technology Conference is neither science fiction nor a cartoon.
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake near a Youngstown, Ohio, natural gas well on New Year’s Eve has invigorated the public debate on the safety of hydraulic fracturing.
To simulate the microgravity of space, astronauts have practiced in an extremely large, 40-foot deep swimming pool in southeast Houston for more than 15 years.
The International Energy Agency, founded in the wake of the 1970s oil crisis, had some blunt words on climate change and energy today in its annual World Energy Outlook.
Since the time humans first began to control fire around 400,000 years ago we have had just a few simple tools to douse the flames. Now some Harvard University chemists believe they have found a way to bring fire suppression into the digital age by controlling flames with electricity.