Chemistry lecturer teaches high school students how to power combustion engine using coffee grounds—but hopes they will also learn love for university life
Long lines at campus coffee carts suggest that more than a few of us fuel our mornings with caffeine. This summer, a group of students turned the spent grounds from all those cups into real fuel and used it to power a combustion engine. Skip Pomeroy, a lecturer in chemistry, brought more than a dozen students from Castle Park High School to UC San Diego to learn how to make biodiesel.
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