Roll up, roll up!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

What Dreams May Come

Specifications for Chinese car maker BYD's E6 electric car:

* 0-60 mph (0-100 kmph) acceleration in < 8 seconds
* Top speed 100 mph (160 kmph)
* 250 miles (400km) on a single charge
* 7-8 hours charge time from a domestic plug
* 1 hour charge time from fast charging point
* Half a charge (50% capacity) in 10 minutes
* All chemical substances in battery can be recycled
* Available before the end of the year
* Cost: £30,000

BBC News Article: Electric Promise

Friday, October 16, 2009

Theory Of The Week

"Two physicists recently suggested that the Large Hadron Collider may have malfunctioned because a Higgs boson, travelling back in time from a future experiment, wrecked the machine."

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Song From Youth