Producing a good whiskey is very much a science. The mix of ingredients react in complex ways to make the special flavors, so when the question arose whether zero gravity might change the reactions, the scientists on-board the International Space Station were up to the task of finding out.
An Edinburgh firm has been created to commercialize the process for producing biofuels from Scotland's $6 billion malt whisky industry. The biofuel could be turned into biobutanol, which could be a substitute for fossil fuels and other biological by-products
Few people know more about fine whiskey than the Scots, so it came as a bit of a shock to hear that a group of Scottish scientists have developed a process for turning one their finest exports into something that can run your car.
Do you love computers? Do you also love whiskey? Well, why not combine the two? All you need to do is stuff a functioning PC into a bottle of your favorite brown water. After you've finished drinking it, of course....