“In this month’s Yale Climate Connections“This Is Not Cool” video, by regular contributor and independent videographer Peter Sinclair, Texas Tech climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe points out that the “greatest advances” in understanding of climate change over the past decade have come not from the physical sciences, but from the social sciences.” Continue reading →
Stone Ridge, NY, USA. — SP Scientific reports upon the growing range of applications served by its premium Hotpack Stability Chambers.
Available in a variety of customizable models, these systems provide precision temperature controlled environments from 2 °C to 70 °C and 20% to 96% RH with exceptional uniformity throughout the chamber and therefore can serve a diverse array of applications across a multitude of industries.
Hotpack Stability Chambers are used in the pharmaceutical, automotive, and cosmetic industries to test the resilience of product samples under controlled temperature and humidity variables.
Hotpack Stability Chambers are also used to test packaged food in sealed bags for moisture permeability.
A leading national naval laboratory relies on Hotpack Stability Chambers to house its atomic clocks. Continue reading →
If there ever was a war on coal, the coal industry has lost!
According to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), many old American coal power plants are being retired or converted to natural gas, and new coal power plants aren’t being built because they’ve become more expensive than natural gas, wind, and solar energy:
The share of US electricity coming from coal fell from 51 percent in 2008 to 31 percent in 2016—an unprecedented change.Continue reading →
Meer, Belgium — FLIR Systems has announced that its GF-series Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are now available with interchangeable 24-degree, 14.5-degree and 6-degree lenses.
This new flexibility has been introduced to maximise the gas leak finding capabilities of these popular cameras.
Available as standard on all new GF320 Series and other related cameras, all existing GF Series OGI cameras returned to FLIR systems for general maintenance can be retrofitted with the interchangeable lens capability free of charge. Continue reading →