"The nature of the luminous cloud occasionally left glowing in the wake of large meteors and called the "persistent" streak or train has long been regarded as a mystery by astronomers. Many of these trains have been observed which have remained visible to the naked eye for quite as long as fifteen or thirty minutes after the disappearance of the burning metorite itself. ..."
This book focuses on natural gas and synthetic methane as contemporary and future energy sources. Following a historical overview, physical and chemical properties, occurrence, extraction, transportation and storage of natural gas are discussed. Sustainable production of natural gas and methane as well as production and storage of synthetic methane are scrutinized next. A substantial part of the book addresses construction of vehicles for natural and synthetic methane as well as large engines for industrial and maritime use. The last chapters present some perspectives on further uses of renewable liquid fuels as well as natural gas for industrial engines and gas power plants.
"The Spiritual Athlete and How He Trains" compares the spiritual well-being to the physical body through insightful metaphors and figures of speech. "To be strong physically is commendable, to be strong socially is desirable, to be strong intellectually is valuable, but to be strong spiritually is inestimable. Reader, this is the desire of the author-that you may be led spiritually to eat properly and exercise regularly-to study the word of the Lord and engage in the work of the Lord that you may grow strong in the Lord."
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