counterclockwise starting from top left [above]:
1. Hydrogen gas accumulating from different
two different strains of algae. 2.
Jonathan making sure everything is airtight. The system
has no pumps and works entirely on gravity and pressure
gradients. 3. Comparing two strains
of algae. 4. Algae testing library
inside laboratory at UC Berkeley. 5. Vibrating
table to stir the different algae coctails.
from left to right:
the valve to the previously sterilized nutrient tank
2. Flushing the
anaerobic tank (sulfur deprived) with carbon dioxide.
This is necessary before transfering the aerobic cells
into this tank.
3. Tasios Melis' earlier backyard model: Large plastic
tube filed with water.