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Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020
Asteroid Mining

Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020

In 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the NASA Constellation program – the United States’ return trip to the moon- but identified a new target instead.  In preparation for a manned Mars mission flight in 2020, America would travel to a near-Earth asteroid. This was reaffirmed during his Reddit AMA in 2012, where he typed, “we are focused […]

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Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020
Asteroid Mining

Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020

In 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the NASA Constellation program – the United States’ return trip to the moon- but identified a new target instead.  In preparation for a manned Mars mission flight in 2020, America would travel to a near-Earth asteroid. This was reaffirmed during his Reddit AMA in 2012, where he typed, “we are focused […]

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Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering
Ancient Chemical Engineer

Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering

Ever since junior high, I have been a bit of a history buff with my favorite era being the ancient time and my favorite topic being the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I never pursued this professionally nor academically past high school – with exception of some history courses at Loyola University Chicago […]

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Attorney Peter Mavrick Advice: What Should U.S. Engineers do When Looking to Work Overseas

Attorney Peter Mavrick recently was asked to render advice in connection with a chemical engineer who would be working outside the U.S. for a multi-national corporation. The legal advice involved protecting the legal and financial interest of the chemical engineer in this financial relationship. Without divulging detailed information, the following are the topics on which […]

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Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers
Chemical Engineer Jokes

Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers

Filed in Funny, Funny Chemical Engineering Pictures by on July 20, 2014 0 Comments • views: 722

1) Chemical Engineers vs. Chemists Question: What’s the difference between Chemists and Chemical Engineers? Answer: Chemical Engineers get paid and Chemists teach chemistry. 2) Chemical Engineer Flirting Question: How does a Chemical Engineer flirt? Answer: “Are you made of copper and tellurium? Because you are so CuTe! 3) Bear in polar Water Question: Why did […]

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Diamond Planet

Planet Made of Diamond Twice the Size of Earth Discovered in Outer Space

Filed in Astronomy by on June 25, 2014 0 Comments • views: 107

Scientists have made a stunning discovery 40 light-years away from us in Cancer the crab constellation. A Yale University team of researchers under the leadership of Nikku Madhusudhan claim to have found a Super-Earth orbiting a star. That was back in 2012. Now, another team found an Earth-sized planet also made of diamond! The findings […]

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El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video]
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El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video]

Filed in Bizarre News, Funny, Funny News, Interesting News, News by on April 4, 2014 0 Comments • views: 99

A live specimen of the legendary blood-sucking monster ‘El Chupacabra’ has apparently been captured by a Texas resident, CNN News reports. According to the article published by CNN, a couple from Ratcliffe, TX has spotted a freakishly looking canine munching on some corn up in a tree on their property. Texan Jackie Stock describes the […]

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Nanotechnology Courses in Chicago, IL

Ottie, one of the Chemical Engineering News readers sent in a question asking if there are  any “Chicago City Colleges that are offering nanotechnology courses directly, not through a 3rd party?” The answer, unfortunatelly, is no – at the present time there are no Nanotech classes offered by the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). There are […]

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Curing CVI – U.S. Researcher Invents a New Organ: a Miniature Heart!

The saying ‘Need is the mother of invention’ has been proven true once again! This time it has been Q.E.D’ed by Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a researcher from George Washington University who invented a new human organ – a mini heart. Dr. Sarvazyan needed to find a new way of delivery (return) of blood from veins […]

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Personal Injury Attorney: No Litigation in Nanotech-Linked Mesothelioma Cases

Filed in Chemical Engineering News, Mesothelioma, Nanotechnology, News by on March 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 116

Last February, I published an article investigating alleged links between carbon nanotubes, one of the wonder children of Nanotechnology, and Mesothelioma, a rare type of malignant cancer. Now, a year on, it is high time to take another look at the subject. I started by checking with a personal injury attorney – after all, if […]

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Need More Reasons to Become a Chemical Engineer?

This could be a perfect example for my “How the Science Changed my Life” series! To be more specific, this article could read How Science Changed Kyle Bishop’s Life – or at least his bank account that just went up by $437,000 from a National Science Foundation award – congratulations Dr. Bishop!

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Environmental Engineering Program Offered at University of New Hampshire!

Filed in Academics, Chemical Engineering News, Environmental Engineering, News by on January 22, 2014 0 Comments • views: 88

Good news for engineering students and professionals in New England – UNH now offers an Environmental Engineering Program! I have been contacted by a representative of University of New Hampshire (Linda Conti from the Professional Development & Training department) asking to share this info with the Chemical Engineering News readers. University of New Hampshire Continuing Education for Professionals […]

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Smart Contact Lens from Google can Measure Wearer’s Glucose Levels

Filed in Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology News by on January 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 345

BREAKING NEWS from the world of very small technologies: the tech giant Google has just announced it has a working prototype of a contact lens that can measure the glucose levels in the body of the person wearing them. Tiny sensors, located between layers of the lens, test for the amount of glucose in persons […]

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5 Chemical Engineering Companies I Would Like to Work at views: 126

Last year, I wrote an article about top 5 Nanotech companies I’d like to work at but since this is a Chemical Engineering News website, I thought I should also compile some chemical engineering companies ranked by my interest in working for them. Since there are no “Chemical Engineering Companies” per se, so lets just […]

Asteroid Mining Company, NASA, Will Explore Stocks of Planetary Resources After Manned Mars Mission Flight in 2020 views: 390

In 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the NASA Constellation program – the United States’ return trip to the moon- but identified a new target instead.  In preparation for a manned Mars mission flight in 2020, America would travel to a near-Earth asteroid. This was reaffirmed during his Reddit AMA in 2012, where he typed, “we are focused […]

Ancient Chemical Engineers and History of Chemical Engineering views: 136

Ever since junior high, I have been a bit of a history buff with my favorite era being the ancient time and my favorite topic being the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I never pursued this professionally nor academically past high school – with exception of some history courses at Loyola University Chicago […]

Attorney Peter Mavrick Advice: What Should U.S. Engineers do When Looking to Work Overseas views: 107

Attorney Peter Mavrick recently was asked to render advice in connection with a chemical engineer who would be working outside the U.S. for a multi-national corporation. The legal advice involved protecting the legal and financial interest of the chemical engineer in this financial relationship. Without divulging detailed information, the following are the topics on which […]

Chemical Engineering Jokes and Funny Stories About Engineers views: 722

1) Chemical Engineers vs. Chemists Question: What’s the difference between Chemists and Chemical Engineers? Answer: Chemical Engineers get paid and Chemists teach chemistry. 2) Chemical Engineer Flirting Question: How does a Chemical Engineer flirt? Answer: “Are you made of copper and tellurium? Because you are so CuTe! 3) Bear in polar Water Question: Why did […]

Planet Made of Diamond Twice the Size of Earth Discovered in Outer Space views: 107

Scientists have made a stunning discovery 40 light-years away from us in Cancer the crab constellation. A Yale University team of researchers under the leadership of Nikku Madhusudhan claim to have found a Super-Earth orbiting a star. That was back in 2012. Now, another team found an Earth-sized planet also made of diamond! The findings […]

El Chupacabra Captured Alive in South Texas [Video] views: 99

A live specimen of the legendary blood-sucking monster ‘El Chupacabra’ has apparently been captured by a Texas resident, CNN News reports. According to the article published by CNN, a couple from Ratcliffe, TX has spotted a freakishly looking canine munching on some corn up in a tree on their property. Texan Jackie Stock describes the […]

Nanotechnology Courses in Chicago, IL views: 123

Ottie, one of the Chemical Engineering News readers sent in a question asking if there are  any “Chicago City Colleges that are offering nanotechnology courses directly, not through a 3rd party?” The answer, unfortunatelly, is no – at the present time there are no Nanotech classes offered by the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). There are […]

Curing CVI – U.S. Researcher Invents a New Organ: a Miniature Heart! views: 130

The saying ‘Need is the mother of invention’ has been proven true once again! This time it has been Q.E.D’ed by Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a researcher from George Washington University who invented a new human organ – a mini heart. Dr. Sarvazyan needed to find a new way of delivery (return) of blood from veins […]

Personal Injury Attorney: No Litigation in Nanotech-Linked Mesothelioma Cases views: 116

Last February, I published an article investigating alleged links between carbon nanotubes, one of the wonder children of Nanotechnology, and Mesothelioma, a rare type of malignant cancer. Now, a year on, it is high time to take another look at the subject. I started by checking with a personal injury attorney – after all, if […]

Need More Reasons to Become a Chemical Engineer? views: 143

This could be a perfect example for my “How the Science Changed my Life” series! To be more specific, this article could read How Science Changed Kyle Bishop’s Life – or at least his bank account that just went up by $437,000 from a National Science Foundation award – congratulations Dr. Bishop!

Environmental Engineering Program Offered at University of New Hampshire! views: 88

Good news for engineering students and professionals in New England – UNH now offers an Environmental Engineering Program! I have been contacted by a representative of University of New Hampshire (Linda Conti from the Professional Development & Training department) asking to share this info with the Chemical Engineering News readers. University of New Hampshire Continuing Education for Professionals […]

Smart Contact Lens from Google can Measure Wearer’s Glucose Levels views: 345

BREAKING NEWS from the world of very small technologies: the tech giant Google has just announced it has a working prototype of a contact lens that can measure the glucose levels in the body of the person wearing them. Tiny sensors, located between layers of the lens, test for the amount of glucose in persons […]