Tsunami: call for your solidarity!

Outstanding news following the Asian catastrophe! Several French humanitarian organizations are increasing their calls for donations after the tsunami in Asia: - The French Secours Populaire has announced that it has released emergency aid from 100.000 euros. The financial donations, specifies the humanitarian organization, can be addressed to the French Popular Relief BP 3303, 75123 Paris cedex 3 or [...]

Warming and environmental balance 2004

The year 2004 confirms global warming Keywords: global warming, global warming, greenhouse effect, pollution, CO2. The world meteorological organization has just published a first state of the world climate for the year 2004, which will be completed in March 2005 when the data for December will be known. According to the international organization, global warming is […]

Tsunami in Asia!

As you all know, a few days ago in Southeast Asia, a massive earthquake triggered a rare tsunami affecting many coastal countries in the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Three days after the disaster, the facts are alarming: more 25 000 victims "official" and [...]

Transport pollution underestimated

The European Environment Agency (www.eea.eu.int), in its latest report "Ten Key Transport and Environment Issues for Policy Makers", says that the use of inadequate testing standards leads to underestimation emissions of air pollutants released by new vehicles. The test cycles do not reflect the actual conditions of use, which explains why atmospheric pollution [...]

While measuring the performance of a combustion engine

How to properly measure the performance of a heat engine? From an interview / article I made for Passerelleco magazine. Is the Pantone engine a solution for driving while reducing pollution and consumption? For pollution, it seems to bring a clear improvement. For consumption, the most contradictory allegations circulate, and sometimes, the pantone is adorned […]

Nuclear reactors

The different types of nuclear reactors: operating principle. Keywords: reactor, nuclear, operation, explanation, REP, EPR, ITER, hot fusion. Introduction The first generation of reactors includes reactors developed in the 50s and 70s, in particular those in the natural Uranium graphite gas (UNGG) sector in France and the “Magnox” sector in […]

embassies Reports

Here is a selection of some of Adit's R & D reports, these reports are available for free download by clicking on the corresponding link: Valorization of by-products of pork production in Quebec and reduction of its environmental impacts Consulate General of France in Quebec - 6 pages - 15 / 08 / 2003 http://www.bulletins-electroniques.com/canada/rapports/SMM03_057 Mission Report "BioMEMS and [...]

Two books of technology watch

The 2004 Technology Year The 365 Technological Year invites you to understand the evolutions and revolutions of our everyday life, by passing 2004 days in the life of innovations. Five major themes reflect the spirit of this past year: Secure - Communicate - Save - Globalize - Anticiper267 pages 21 format x 29,7 cm or CD-ROM Special price subscribers Letter [...]

The different types of nuclear reactors

The first generation of reactors includes reactors developed in the 50 / 70 years, in particular those of the uranium natural gas graphite (UNGG) line in France and the "Magnox" die in the United Kingdom. The second generation (70 / 90 years) ) sees the deployment of water reactors (pressurized water reactors for France and boiling water as [...]

Of hydrogen thanks to solar energy

Researchers at the NRC Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation in Vancouver introduced a hydrogen-powered solar power generation system at the beginning of December. The system utilizes the electricity provided by photovoltaic panels to power a Hydrogenics HyLYZER (TM) electrolysis module, which produces hydrogen from the water. In the long term, this [...]