Category: Opinion

Opinion: Marie Tharp Pioneered Mapping the Bottom of the Ocean 6 Decades Ago – Scientists Are Still Learning About Earth’s Last Frontier

July 28, 2020 By Suzanne OConnell The Conversation
July 30 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Marie Tharp, a geologist and oceanographer who created maps that changed the way people imagine two-thirds of the world. Beginning in 1957, Tharp and her research partner, Bruce Heezen, began publishing the first comprehensive maps that showed the main features of the ocean bottom – mountains, valleys and trenches.

Opinion: Saving The Oceans With Advanced Transportation Technologies

July 1, 2020 By Rahul Razdan Forbes
Sustainability is driven by a carbon pipeline consisting of demand for energy, efficient delivery of energy to the end user, and finally dealing with the consequences of the process in the form of pollution. Virtualization, electrification, sequestration are powerful tools to accelerate the development of sustainable systems. Virtualization and electrification have powerful economic models which drive investment. However, sequestration is the least developed because it deals primarily with pollution.