Now, over thirty years later, geologists have discovered what caused a series of microquakes in Pozzuoli in 1982: A fibre-reinforced, concrete-like rock, formed in the depths of the nearby supervolcano Campi Flegrei.
There’s an apparent gap between a battery breakthrough and its adoption. I looked into three areas of buzz-y battery research to find out how close they are to — as that tired old adage goes — truly changing the world.
In 2010, divers rescued some amazingly old alcohol off the coast of Finland. They’ve already published some detailed tasting notes about the beer—but now they’ve carried out an in-depth analysis of the champagne.