Archive for March, 2011

Geothermal energy can manifest in a giant plume of vapor spewing out of a crack in the ground, a bubbling pool of hot water at the foot of a mountain under sub-zero temperatures, or a thin jet of superheated fluid shooting into the air intermittently. Thousands of miles deep into the ground, heat trapped in […]


Click here to view interactive graphic. On February 11, Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt, putting an end to 30 years of autocratic rule over the world’s cradle of civilization. Mubarak was brought down by 18 days of non-stop anti-government protests fuelled largely by widespread discontent among his people and given a further […]