TITLE

Our Invisible Energy

AUTHOR(S)
Kunzig, Robert; Patel-Predo, Prachi
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Discover;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a survey of the various energy resources human beings are currently using. Included are facts explaining where they are in greatest supply, the natural processes by which those resources come to be, and the technological advancements that are being made with regard to their use and appropriation. Some of the energy sources profiled in the article are oil, natural gas, coal, and wind.
ACCESSION #
33066335

 

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