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Results of Project Olympiads-2017

MOLD-SEF Moldova 2017 1st place Hîncu Nadejda, Tighineanu Elena             I-SWEEEP, Houston, Texas, USA  2017 3rd Place Hîncu Nadejda, Tighineanu Elena             Golden Climate, Nairobi, Kenya  2017 3rd Place Dmitri Arnaut, Pavel Ivanov

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Nano-spike catalysts convert carbon dioxide directly into ethanol

Date: October 12, 2016 Source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summary: In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into ethanol.   In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed …

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Henri Becquerel announced the discovery of radioactivity

Antoine Henri Becquerel was a physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity. He received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics. The SI unit for radioactivity, the becquerel (Bq), is named after him. Becquerel was born in Paris into a family which produced four generations of scientists: Becquerel’s grandfather, and son. He studied engineering. In 1890 he married Louise Désirée Lorieux. In 1892, he became the third …

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