November 23, 2021A telecommunications satellite with an iodine-based electric propulsion system has been successfully tested in space.
Collection of Blog Posts
November 9, 2021Some 1,300 years ago, a pair of skis were lost or abandoned high on a windswept mountain in southern Norway where patches of snow and ice persist year-round.
March 31, 2021Around 3000 BC in the ancient Egyptian town of Abydos, beer was brewed for kings in 5,000-gallon batches.
October 23, 2019Beer is about 90 percent water. This fact weighed on Rasmus Broge as he mulled an opportunity to help launch the first microbrewery in Greenland.
September 3, 2016Agribusinesses are harnessing the bits and bytes of data to boost efficiency and profits, while simultaneously lowering the environmental impact of agriculture.
December 1, 2015Beer is a staple of ski town life. It is also woven into the agricultural landscapes that surround many of our mountain playgrounds.
May 24, 2015High-tech batteries may be garnering the headlines. But utilities from Spain to China are increasingly relying on pumped storage hydroelectricity first used in the 1890s to overcome the intermittent nature of wind and solar power.
July 27, 2009DNA has been recovered from an ancient form of barley that persisted for more than 3,000 years and the tastes of five civilizations in Egypt's upper Nile.
May 5, 2009At least 5,000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians had begun a long-standing tradition of infusing their libations with medicinal herbs, according to a new chemical analysis of residues on wine jugs.