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BMW is making it easier to charge electric vehicles near America’s national parks

BMW has finished a nearly two-year project to bring 100 electric vehicle charging stations to America’s national parks. The automaker partnered in 2017 with several U.S. agencies, including the
Gen Z > Millennials At Voting, Arnold > Kendrick? 5.31.19

Gen Z > Millennials At Voting, Arnold > Kendrick? 5.31.19

In episode 403, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Maggie Maye to discuss Moby canceling his book tour, younger generations outvoting older generations, freedom gas, Trump claiming Russia did not

Trump's Energy Department Calls Methane 'Freedom Gas'

Several of us on Twitter could not believe this was true. It HAS to be "The Onion," right? Energy Department paid staffers, in a public notice, refer to methane gas as "freedom gas" and "molecules of
Department of Energy is rebranding natural gas as ‘freedom gas’

Department of Energy is rebranding natural gas as ‘freedom gas’

It's also 'molecules of U.S. freedom,' apparently. The post Department of Energy is rebranding natural gas as ‘freedom gas’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy

Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting
Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government

System will mix Epyc CPUs and Radeon Instinct GPUs.
AMD claims its Frontier supercomputer will hit 1.5 exaflops, making it the world’s fastest

AMD claims its Frontier supercomputer will hit 1.5 exaflops, making it the world’s fastest

AMD claims its Frontier computer will be the world's fastest when it's delivered in 2021, with 1.5 exaflops of computing power.

AMD and Cray are building the 'world's most powerful supercomputer'

The US may be set to hang onto the crown of having the world's most powerful supercomputer for some time. Cray Computing and AMD are building an exascale machine with the Oak Ridge National

‘Denial of service’ attack disrupted US energy company operations, government confirms

A denial-of-service attack launched against an energy company providing power in several western U.S. states was enough to report “interruptions of electrical system operations” to the government’s
Pentagon's Independent Science Research Group, the Jasons, Is Set to Disband After 59 Years

Pentagon's Independent Science Research Group, the Jasons, Is Set to Disband After 59 Years

The Jason Group, an independent panel of academics who have advised the Pentagon for the past 59 years, will likely disband on April 30. The group had hoped to get a one-year extension to continue its

This four-inch antenna could let you text from deep underground

There's a reason that scuba divers use sign language and that caves and tunnels create radio dead zones. The laws of physics prevent radio signals from penetrating materials like water, soil and

US Energy Department Eyes Blockchain to Prevent Power Plant Cyberattacks

A U.S. Department of Energy lab is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants.
Pentagon Pulls Funding for Team of Academics Who Work on the Most Difficult Scientific Problems

Pentagon Pulls Funding for Team of Academics Who Work on the Most Difficult Scientific Problems

The U.S. Department of Defense under Patrick M. Shanahan has quietly pulled funding for an independent organization called the Jason Group under the Pentagon’s latest budget proposal. And it’s just

Researchers want to store excess renewable energy as methane

One of the major drawbacks to renewable energy sources like wind and solar is that we don't have an effective way to store excess energy. When the wind blows, we might have more than enough energy to
Answers to burning questions on battery science and business

Answers to burning questions on battery science and business

Why do we care less about hydrogen fuel cells? Which country leads in battery technology? What about battery recycling?

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument lenses get their first look at space

Scientists are one step closer to precisely 3D mapping the galaxy and better understanding dark energy. For years, a team of more than 70 international organizations have been building the Dark Energy
The complete guide to the battery revolution

The complete guide to the battery revolution

Whoever comes up with the next big battery technology could become the ExxonMobil or Shell of the 21st century.
Fermilab Breaks Ground on a New Particle Accelerator to Solve the Mysteries of Neutrinos

Fermilab Breaks Ground on a New Particle Accelerator to Solve the Mysteries of Neutrinos

Construction began last week on a new particle accelerator at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois. The new project will power Fermilab’s flagship neutrino-studying accelerator
Fermilab Breaks Ground on a New Particle Accelerator to Solve the Mysteries of Neutrinos

Fermilab Breaks Ground on a New Particle Accelerator to Solve the Mysteries of Neutrinos

Construction began last week on a new particle accelerator at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois. The new project will power Fermilab’s flagship neutrino-studying accelerator