Monthly Archives: December 2008

Year 2038 problem

The year 2038 problem (also known as “Unix Millennium bug”, or “Y2K38” by analogy to the Y2K problem) may cause some computer software to fail before or in the year 2038. The problem affects all software and systems that store … Continue reading

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Astronomers find water in another galaxy

The water vapor was found 11.5 billion light years from Earth, using the 100-meter Effelsberg radio telescope at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Leipzig, Germany. Violette Impellizzeri, formerly of the Max Planck Institute and now with the … Continue reading

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Colossal refrigeration system

Ron Ace, a 69-year-old, has been researching the earth’s climate for years and has found what he calls the most “practical, nontoxic, affordable, rapidly achievable” and beneficial way to curb global warming and a resulting catastrophic ocean rise. Ace proposes … Continue reading

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New Source of Biodiesel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. Their study has been published online in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. … Continue reading

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Electric Car Network

Zero-emission vehicles, alternative fuels, independence from foreign oil supplies, and low carbon footprints are more than just pie-in-the-sky wishes–they can also be big business. Following in the steps of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland, Better Place has just entered … Continue reading

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