Where Does All Our Oil Come From?

We rely on oil to power our lives, but how do we go about getting it? How does oil even form? Read More: Fossil Fuel “Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil or natural gas, formed from the remains of dead plants and animals.” If We Dig Out All Our Fossil Fuels, Here’s How …

Using Magma To Create Energy

Iceland is leading the way when it comes to using magma as an alternative source of fuel. In fact, they even came up with the first ever geothermal plant after accidentally drilling into magma back in 2009! Trace explains how this new power plant is changing how we heat our homes in hopes for a …

How Plants Could Power The Future

As we away from our reliance on oil, what should we be using for energy? Read More: Scientists Turn Algae Into Crude Oil In Less Than An Hour “Out of all the clean energy options in development, it is algae-based biofuel that most closely resembles the composition of the crude oil that gets pumped out …

Is Fusion Energy Close To Becoming A Reality?

Lockheed Martin claims to have a fusion reactor built in the next 5 years. How would this technology work, and what would this mean for the world? Trace explains. Get 15% off s domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Read More: Lockheed Martin’s Plan to Make Fusion (Finally) …

How Uranium Becomes Nuclear Fuel

Nuclear technology is constantly in the news. So how exactly do you make nuclear fuel? Special thanks to Life Noggin for animating this video! Check them out: Read More: Fuel Cycle Facilities “The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulates uranium recovery facilities that mill uranium; fuel cycle facilities that convert, enrich, and fabricate it into …

How Can Water Be Turned Into Fuel?

What is electrolysis, and how can this process fuel vehicles? Read More: Electrolysis “In chemistry and manufacturing, electrolysis is a method of using a direct electric current (DC) to drive an otherwise non-spontaneous chemical reaction.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won’t find anywhere …