New molecule could mean better rocket fuel

Stockholm, Sweden (UPI) Dec 22, 2010 Swedish scientists say they’ve discovered a molecule that could lead to new rocket fuels that are 20 percent to 30 percent more efficient than now. Researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) discovered the new molecule in the nitrogen oxide group and dubbed it trinitramid, a release from the Swedish Research Council reported Wednesday. More efficient fuels translate i

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