All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hydrogen’

Alternative Fuel Demand Seen Rising

Electric vehicle production is ramping up and market watchers predict that the segment will make up a sizable portion of the overall car market within the next two decades. At the same time, competing technologies are also making a push to help manufacturers come in under government-mandated emissions standards. Market research firm Navigant Research this week issued a report showing …

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Atom Bomb Almost Detonated Over NC in 1961

According to a newly declassified document published on Saturday, two hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1961. The incident occurred when a B-52 bomber carrying the weapons ripped in half mid-flight on January 23, during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. One of the bombs began to detonate, …

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Hydrogen Street Sweeper Being Used In Switzerland

Since 2009, a hydrogen powered street cleaning vehicle has been undergoing testing on the streets of Basel, Switzerland. The project is intended to take hydrogen drives out of the laboratory and onto the streets in order to gain experience on using them under practical conditions. The results of the pilot trial indicate that hydrogen as a fuel for municipal utility …

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