Category: Earth Science

Science: How clean water technologies could get a boost from X-ray synchrotrons

The world needs clean water, and its need is only going to grow in the coming decades. Yet desalination and other water-purifying technologies are often expensive and require a lot of energy...

Science: Scientists reveal an explosive secret hidden beneath seemingly trustworthy volcanoes

IMAGE: The 2015 eruption at Wolf volcano in the Galapagos Archipelago. ...

China Mars probe launch: Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth

China Mars probe launch: Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth. China aims to launch a rover to Mars on Thursday on a journey coinciding with a similar US mission as the powers...

Science: Merging solar cell and liquid battery produces long-lasting solar storage

IMAGE: Experimental solar device in the lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ...

Science: Arctic Ocean changes driven by sub-Arctic seas

IMAGE: A map of the Arctic Ocean shows the location of the Amerasian and Eurasian basins. Arrows...

Science: Revealing winners & losers in projected future climates

IMAGE: The range of the three study species of rainbowfishes in Australia. Photos by Gunther Schmida. ...

Science: Satellite data show severity of drought summers in 2018 and 2019

IMAGE: The four Central European droughts of the years 2003, 2015, 2018, and 2019: Shown are the...

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