20-Year-Old To Launch World’s First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016

An estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced and thrown away every year. Given that the stuff doesn’t break down easily over time, this is extremely bad news for the environments in which it accumulates. Source: 20-Year-Old To Launch World’s First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016 Finally there is some movement regarding cleaning up the …

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Cloaking Ships To Trick Water

The future ships are going to be cloaked against sonar, but researchers might make the ships cloaked against the water itself by acting as if they are not there. The Duke University researchers reached a new cloaking system that depends on a new metamaterial can make the water stand still as the ships move through, …

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A New Paint To Scare Barnacles Away

Barnacles which are related to crabs and lobsters, tend to live in shallow water. They attach themselves to any hard surface; Among those surfaces they attach themselves to the hulls of any boat. The barnacles that are attached to the boats damage them, and cause another problem that the biofouling used in those boats are …

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