US Navy Lab Turns Seawater Into Fuel

May 21, 2014 12:39 PM
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For centuries, alchemists have tried to turn lead into gold. That transmutation has long been proven impossible, but another similar dream - turning water into fuel - seems to be achievable. Scientists at a U.S. Naval Laboratory proved it by flying a model airplane burning re-engineered seawater. VOA's George Putic has the story.