April 13, 2003

Gas Goes Solid

By In Tech & Gadgets

Good progress in Japan. Read the whole story in the MIT Technology Review
“For decades, researchers have been looking for ways to gather these crystals from their deep-ocean deposits and reap what they expect could be a natural gas harvest. Kanda and Nakajima are taking an opposite approach. Rather than extracting methane from hydrates, they want to turn methane into hydrates´┐Żessentially, transforming the colorless and odorless gas into small pellets that can be easily stored, transported, and eventually turned back into natural gas.”

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