What machine is used to do carbon dating
For hundreds of years alchemists toiled in their laboratories to produce a mythical substance known as the philosopher’s stone.
“We see a factor [of] three cost reduction in the next three to five years, so a final cost of 0 per tonne.
A Swiss company has opened what is believed to be the world’s first ‘commercial’ plant that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, a process that could help reduce global warming.
Climeworks, which created the plant in Hinwil, near Zurich, told the Carbon Brief website that the process was currently not making money.
Arc lamps (or light bulbs) were used mainly in outdoor lighting; the race was still on among a large group of scientists to discover a useful source of indoor illumination.
The primary difficulty holding back the development of a commercially viable incandescent light was finding suitable glowing elements.