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April 8, 2016 0

Electric on the water

By News Desk

Tweet Kind of along the lines of Eli’s Lighter-Than-Air musings , I wondered the other day about why tugboats couldn’t be electric. It’s not as if they need to go hundreds of miles. And it turns out the very initial steps are being taken on that, with prototype tugboat hybrids and an electric boat on the Erie Canal

March 18, 2016 0

Exxon and the AGU

By News Desk

Tweet Contrary to the wisdom of many, continents do shift slowly with time, and learned societies do listen to the membership.