Jerry Brand

Apr. 17, 2009

Algae Power

With growing interest in alternative fuels, we'll check in on efforts to create truly green sources of energy -- fuel from algae.

algae, fuel, biofuel, alternative energy

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Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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