FRACKING hell or fracking bliss? An art installation at Liverpool's FACT gallery gives visitors a chance to decide what they think of this controversial gas extraction technique. A miniaturised fracking "rig" simulates the sounds, tremors and flames that a real one might produce, and appears to drill right through the gallery floor.
-- from "Art installation brings you face to face with fracking" by Kate Ravilious (New Scientist, 7/31/2013)
An installation in Liverpool explores the future of fracking for shale gas in the UK. Photograph: Christopher Thomond (The Guardian, 8/15/2013)