Tag: hydrocarbons

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic

MONACA, Pa. — The 386-acre property looks like a giant Lego set rising from the banks of the Ohio River. It is one of the largest active construction projects in the United States, employing more than 5,000 people. When completed, the facility will be fed by pipelines stretching hundreds of miles across Appalachia. It will […]

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NASA Will Fly a Copter on Saturn’s Moon Titan

Concept art of NASA’s Dragonfly. Image: NASA/JHU-APL It’s official: We’re going back to Saturn’s moon Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system and the only known natural satellite with a dense atmosphere. On Thursday, NASA greenlit a mission called Dragonfly, which will deploy a dual quadcopter capable of flying to different locations on […]

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