New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer
New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer

Aircrafts that are propelled by beams of light rather than conventional fuels is what the scientist and science fiction writers have always dreamt of.

Soon, fuel from waste of 'whisky-making' to be reality

Researchers have been working to turn the waste from whisky-making into fuel and ultimately planning to make it a commercial reality, it has been reported.

Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom fuel dating rumours
Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom fuel dating rumours

Singer-actress Selena Gomez has fuelled dating rumours with Orlando Bloom after they were spotted at LAX.

Fuel-laden Russian ship drifting off Canadian coast

A Russian container ship carrying tons of fuel and diesel was drifting once again off Canada's Pacific shore Saturday after a cable linking it to a tow ship ruptured, the military said.

Future cars may be powered by waste CO2!

Scientists have synthesized a new catalyst that can convert waste carbon dioxide into fuel and other energy-rich products, which is a big step toward industrialization.

Taliban set 200 fuel trucks on fire in Kabul

A Taliban bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul set fire to some 200 fuel trucks that the militants claimed were supplying foreign troops in Afghanistan, officials said today.

North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said today.

Russia has `reduced to zero` gas shipments for Ukraine: Kiev

Ukraine said on Monday that Russia had reduced its gas shipments and was only sending its neighbour enough to cover Europe`s fuel needs after the two sides failed to reach a compromise price deal.

Billions of outstanding debts, Russia asks Ukraine to pre-pay for fuel

Russia ordered crisis-hit Ukraine on Thursday to pay upfront for all its future natural gas deliveries because of billions of dollars in outstanding debts.

New technique developed to turn pee into fuel and drinking water during space missions

Rather than ejecting astronaut pee into space, scientists are developing a new technique that can turn this waste burden into a boon by converting it into fuel and much-needed drinking water.

Cleaner, cheaper procedure to convert carbon dioxide into methanol developed

Researchers have discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation.

New breakthrough gets fusion fuel closer to reality

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have taken a step to bring fusion fuel closer to reality.

Shopping bags make a fine fuel: Indian-origin scientist

Plastic shopping bags - an abundant source of litter on land and at sea - can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, shows a promising research led by an Indian-origin researcher.

New fully-functional Lego car runs on air

Two friends have reportedly taken their love for Lego notches high as they have reportedly built a life-size Lego car that runs on air.

ESA`s Earth`s gravity mapping mission ends after running out of fuel

ESA`s GOCE satellite that mapped variations in Earth`s gravity with unprecedented detail for four years, has run out of fuel and the end of mission has been declared.

New device harnesses Sun and sewage to produce fuel

A novel new device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas fuel has been developed.

Ultras arrested in J&K with special fuel used by Pak troops

Some of the terrorists arrested after infiltrating into India were found to be in possession of special fuel and powder generally used by the Pakistani Army.

Fuel, power shortage hamper post-Sandy recovery efforts

Severe fuel shortages and problems in restoring power to over three million homes are hampering efforts to restore normality to parts of New York and New Jersey wrecked by superstorm Sandy.

`India should focus on alternative sources of energy`

A German energy expert Friday said it was high time that India tapped its potential for alternative sources of energy.

KNPP hopeful of loading real fuel in August

The real fuel loading process at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is expected to start in August as nuclear experts` review of the first unit is almost nearing completion, a top plant official said.