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Bloodhound Seeks New Driver and Sustainable Rocket Fuel in Bid to Break 800mph Land Speed Record

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The ambitious Bloodhound land speed racing project is gearing up for a renewed bid to break the 800mph barrier and set a new world land speed record. Bloodhound first burst onto the scene in 2008, intending to break the 763mph record. After hitting financial and logistical hurdles, the...

The World’s First Jet Engine Fueled by Green Hydrogen Has Been Successfully Tested

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Rolls-Royce announced this week that they have successfully tested the world's first jet engine powered by green hydrogen. The engine was a Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 normally found on AE 2100-A regional aircraft modified to run off hydrogen. The test, at an MoD testing area at Boscombe Down, proves...