All electrons are not created equal. - William PentlandSilly William, you can't tell one electron from another. Shoot you can't even isolate an electron to try and identify it, much less tell whether it is a superior electron or a racist electron. But that's okay. It's the thought that counts.
This is part of William's signature on an article in Forbes about the latest and greatest source of petrochemical energy: Natural Gas from mineral deposits on the sea floor. I originally heard about this in John Barne's novel Mother of Storms (p.23):
A line from the story in Forbes:
The research that extracted gas from hydrates in April relied on a technology developed by ConocoPhillips and the University of Norway, Bergen, which injects a mixture of carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen into a hydrate formation to facilitate the flow of natural gas.
This caught my eye because younger son is going to school in Bergen.