Gas is used to manufacture literally thousands of products, many of which you probably use every day.
The screen you’re reading this webpage on, for instance? There’s a high chance the glass was made using gas. As was the hull of your tinny, the circuitry inside your radio, and even the can that holds your ice-cold beer.
It’s one seriously versatile molecule.
April 4, 2018
It’s a well-known fact that just because you can do it, doesn’t always mean you should do it. Whoever brewed these bizarre beers clearly missed that particular memo.Read More »
March 28, 2018
The Easter Bunny is on his way… but while you wait here’s some sweet facts to sink your teeth into…Read More »
March 12, 2018
On this day in 1894, Mississippi man Joseph Biendenharn installed bottling machinery at the back of his store - and for the first time you could take home Coca-Cola. 124 years later, about 1.7 billion serves of Coca-Cola products are sold each day in bottles and cans that are made possible by natural gas.Read More »
February 7, 2018
Brisbane will soon be home to another iconic brewery, with Scottish craft beer pioneers BrewDog announcing they plan to open its first Australian brewery. There are already about 20 breweries open in Brisbane, and all of this beer is made possible by gas.Read More »
January 29, 2018
It's ideal protective packaging for fragile items and strangely satisfying to pop. It's so loved that the last Monday of January is designated Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day. Here's a few surprising facts about our favourite poppable packaging - that is made possible by natural gas.Read More »
January 18, 2018
Between 15 and 28 January hundreds of thousands of tennis fans will start arriving at Rod Laver Arena to watch the world’s greatest tennis players compete in the Australian tennis grand slam event over next two weeks, using approximately 40,000 tennis balls manufactured with natural gas.Read More »
January 3, 2018
In addition to providing us with cute cat videos, Game of Thrones spoilers and endless Kardashian memes, the internet is also famous for giving us glimpses into the future of innovation. But unlike the fully functioning Hoverboard that was promised to us in Back to the Future 2 (which, at the time of writing, has failed to materialise), these following internet-sourced inventions are all fired up and ready to go.Read More »