22 results for "gasoline"


Steely-Eyed Hydronauts of the Mariana

The story of humanity's first visit the ocean's deepest point.

The Ethyl-Poisoned Earth

Chronically catastrophic chemist Thomas Midgley accidentally poisons the world with a neurotoxin, and Clair Patterson tries to stop him.

The Mechanical Battery

In a world where everything from our automobiles to our underwear may soon run on electricity, more efficient portabl...

The Last Great Steam Car

When primitive automobiles first began to appear in the 1800s, their engines were based on steam power, the same powe...

A Taxing Ordeal

Many people have started to cut their use of fossil fuels. Some because of the onerous price of gasoline, some to cu...

The Smoldering Ruins of Centralia

There is a small town in Pennsylvania called Ashland where Route 61's northbound traffic is temporarily branched onto...

The Six-Stroke Engine

Under the hood of almost all modern automobiles there sits a four-stroke internal combustion engine (ICE). Though the...

BMW Revives the Steam Engine Concept

More than ever before, automakers have been putting some serious creative thought into improving the efficiency of au...

The Personal Air and Land Vehicle

Despite many technological innovations, the twenty-first century has so far completely failed us in two key departmen...

In Heavy Fog

On a Saturday morning in July of 1945, Army Air Corps bomber pilot Lt. Colonel William Smith was trying to fly his B-...
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