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Tags results for 'water'

The Subarctic Lakes Of Canada Are Drying Up

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2013 02:55 AM
by AlexMuller
At a rate unseen in 200 years.

This Rover Could Hunt For Lunar Water And Oxygen In 2018

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2013 03:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The idea is to look for water and similar substances on the lunar surface, with an eye to learn more about living off the land.

Trillions of tons of fresh water under ocean's continental shelf

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2013 11:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The discovery comes as United Nations estimates suggest water use has been growing at more than twice the rate of the population of the world over the last century.

Water seems to flow freely on Mars

Posted in Science on 17th Dec, 2013 04:17 AM
by AlexMuller
Dark streaks that hint at seasonally flowing water have been spotted near the equator of Mars. The potentially habitable oases are enticing targets for research.

Researchers split water into hydrogen, oxygen using light, nanoparticles

Posted in Science on 18th Dec, 2013 03:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Technology potentially could create a clean, renewable source of energy.

'Massive' reservoir of melt water found under Greenland ice

Posted in Science on 23rd Dec, 2013 01:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The aquifer, which covers an area the size of Ireland, could yield important clues to sea level rise.

MIT looks at the world's water needs

Posted in Science on 27th Dec, 2013 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Desalination costs are still high, and not everyone lives near a seacoast, so getting the water where it’s needed, when it’s needed, can be prohibitively expensive.

Lasers poised to supercharge underwater communications

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jan, 2014 12:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Li-Fi, the technology which allows light to be used to transfer data, will someday soon give us all super-fast Internet connectivity through our desk lamps.

Europe's PLATO will hunt for habitable Earth-like planets

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Feb, 2014 12:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Unlike Kepler, the European astronomers are looking for something very specific and more exciting: Earth-like rocky planets in their Sun-like stars’ habitable zones.

Scientists Detect Water On Exoplanet, Opening New Chapter In Search For Alien Life

Posted in Science on 27th Feb, 2014 12:11 AM
by AlexMuller
The Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets, including many that are similar to our own.

Selective nanopores in graphene dramatically improve desalination and purification

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2014 01:16 AM
by AlexMuller
subnanoscale pores in a sheet of graphene could lead to ultrathin filters for improved desalination or water purification.

NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water in Meteorite, Reviving Debate Over Life on Mars

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2014 01:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Evidence of past water movement throughout a Martian meteorite is reviving debate in the scientific community over life on Mars.

A piece of a tree could make an excellent, cheap water filter

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2014 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Diseases can thrive in the waters of developing nations, to the point that having a water filter can literally be a matter of life or death.

Gem discovery points to vast oceans deep beneath Earth’s crust

Posted in Science on 16th Mar, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
There is water, possibly massive oceans of it, deep beneath the Earth’s surface.

Mysterious New Gully Spotted on Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2014 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Exactly what caused this Red Planet rivulet remains a mystery.

Doubt cast on evidence for wet Moon

Posted in Science on 24th Mar, 2014 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have cast doubt on a major part of the case for the Moon having once held abundant water.

Graphene used to filter sea water into drinking water

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2014 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Graphene has proven itself as a wonder material with a vast range of unique properties:

New water desalination tech makes ocean water drinkable

Posted in Science on 12th Apr, 2014 02:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Incredibly this technique requires little more than a store-bought battery.

Flowing salt water over graphene generates electricity

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2014 12:54 AM
by AlexMuller
In recent years, scientists have investigated generating electrical power using nano-structures.

Water droplet networks could harvest water from fog

Posted in Hardware on 14th May, 2014 11:03 PM
by AlexMuller
These water droplet networks could also potentially find use in membrane research and biological sensing applications.

What’s The World To Do About Water?

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2014 05:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's water problem, and how to solve it.

What Happens To A Human Who Spends A Month Under The Sea?

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2014 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.

Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst

Posted in Science on 12th Jun, 2014 12:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is liquid, yet water scarcity affects more than a billion people each year.

Massive 'ocean' discovered towards Earth's core

Posted in Science on 14th Jun, 2014 12:58 AM
by AlexMuller
A reservoir of water three times the volume of all the oceans has been discovered deep beneath the Earth's surface.

'Immediate protection' needed for Pitcairn's marine bounty

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2014 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
"Immediate protection" is required for the waters of the Pitcairn Islands, home to one of the world's most valuable collections of marine species.

Early Flood Prediction Gets a Boost from Space

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2014 01:50 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have figured out a new way to predict which rivers are most at risk of dangerous flooding.

Research shows oceans are vital for the possibility of alien life

Posted in Science on 21st Jul, 2014 11:33 PM
by AlexMuller
The number of planets being discovered outside our solar system is rapidly increasing.

A low-cost water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery

Posted in Hardware on 26th Aug, 2014 02:08 AM
by AlexMuller
This could allow for true zero-emissions fuel-cell vehicles and save hydrogen producers billions of dollars in electricity costs.

Study Shows 'Megadrought' May Soon Hit Southwestern U.S.

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2014 12:20 AM
by AlexMuller
Arizona and California are in the 15th year of the worst drought on record. But the next one could reach as far as Texas and last 35 years.

Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2014 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Desalinating or sterilizing water with solar energy is way harder than Hollywood makes it look.

Researchers claim hydrogen energy advance

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2014 10:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers at Glasgow University have claimed a breakthrough in producing hydrogen fuel from water.

Earth's Water Is Older Than The Sun

Posted in Science on 26th Sep, 2014 10:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Since water is one of the vital ingredients for life on Earth, scientists want to know how it got here.

Big robot fleet takes to UK waters

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Oct, 2014 08:01 PM
by AlexMuller
A fleet of marine robots is being launched in the largest deployment of its kind in British waters.

Different depths reveal ocean warming trends

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2014 10:31 PM
by AlexMuller
The deeper half of the ocean did not get measurably warmer in the last decade, but surface layers have been warming faster than we thought since the 1970s.

Crystal grains can hold huge amounts of oxygen for lighter underwater breathing

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2014 10:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Crystalline materials can store oxygen in high concentrations.The stored oxygen can be released again when and where it is needed.

Mercury's hidden water-ice revealed

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2014 11:26 PM
by AlexMuller
A Nasa spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice within shadowed craters on Mercury.

Dutch team is developing crops fed by sea water

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014 01:00 AM
by AlexMuller
"We don’t see salination as a problem, we see it as an opportunity."

The world is losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2014 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been degraded by salt.

Are Salt-Loving Super Plants the Saviors of the Planet?

Posted in Science on 1st Nov, 2014 08:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's demand for food is set to increase by two-thirds by mid-century. That's where salt-loving plants, called halophytes, can make a difference.

NASA Hopes to Test Mining Moon Water for Future Manned Missions

Posted in Science on 2nd Nov, 2014 09:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Two proposed missions would scour the moon’s upper crust for deposits of ice that may support moon bases.

Earth’s water has been present since the planet’s earliest days

Posted in Science on 3rd Nov, 2014 09:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Studies of meteorite samples known to have come from the protoplanet Vesta indicate Earth’s surface had water much earlier than scientists previously believed.

A new gravity map from the Goce satellite traces ocean circulation

Posted in Science on 25th Nov, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.

Earth's water probably didn't come from comets, Rosetta scientists say

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2014 09:30 PM
by AlexMuller
The new data is important for answering questions about the origins of water on Earth, but not everyone is convinced.

Adding Water to Some Solids Can Actually Make Them Stronger

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2014 09:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Adding drops of water into solid materials can actually increase their strength and changes their other properties in interesting and useful ways.

The rising pressure of global water shortages

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2015 10:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Water is becoming more scarce as populations increase, potentially leading to conflict. The age of hydro-diplomacy may be upon us.

New technology purifies water with sunlight and catalysts

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jan, 2015 09:14 PM
by AlexMuller
A system that uses sunlight and catalysts to purify polluted water at a high reaction rate, improving access to clean water where it's needed.

Greenland Meltwater May Be a Major Contributor to Rising Sea Levels

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2015 08:39 PM
by AlexMuller
The massive Greenland Ice Sheet, the second largest ice sheet in the world, has long been considered a threat to global sea level rise.

Warka Water promises to harness safe drinking water from the air

Posted in Science on 25th Jan, 2015 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
As water shortage is a serious issue in the world, a means of cheaply harnessing safe drinking water from thin air could be a real lifesaver.

Huge reserves of freshwater lie beneath the ocean floor

Posted in Science on 26th Jan, 2015 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in Australia have reported the discovery of huge freshwater reserves preserved in aquifers under the world's oceans.

Shackleton Energy Company aims to mine the moon

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2015 02:08 PM
by AlexMuller
There are billions of tons of ice on the poles of the Moon. Shackleton Energy plans to extract lunar water ice, turn it into rocket fuel and create fuel stations in Earth's orbit.

U.S. Droughts Will Be the Worst in 1,000 Years

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2015 05:58 PM
by AlexMuller
A new analysis released today says the drying will be even more extreme than previously predicted.

We're Dumping Much More Plastic Into the Ocean Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2015 07:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Eight million tonnes is like covering an area 34 times the size of New York's Manhattan Island to ankle depth.

Japan's Shimizu announced a plan to build an underwater city

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2015 05:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Shimizu visualized the underwater life in a way that the main part of the city is represented by a dome, which has glass and metal construction deep in the ocean.

Mars Express images help decipher the geological history of the Red Planet

Posted in Science on 24th Feb, 2015 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has provided a fresh look at a region believed to be hiding large volumes of water ice just beneath the surface.

NASA finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2015 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
A huge primitive ocean once covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say.

Megascale Desalination

Posted in Hardware on 16th Mar, 2015 08:30 PM
by AlexMuller
The world’s largest and cheapest reverse-osmosis desalination plant is up and running in Israel.

California Has Only One Year of Water Left, Warns NASA Scientist

Posted in Science on 17th Mar, 2015 11:29 AM
by AlexMuller
California is in the midst of the worst drought the region has seen in a millennium, which is rapidly depleting its water supply.

Best views yet of Mercury's ice-filled craters

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2015 04:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have obtained the most detailed views yet of ice deposits inside the permanently shadowed craters at Mercury's north pole.

Aurora shift confirms Ganymede has an ocean

Posted in Science on 23rd Mar, 2015 01:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Shifts in Ganymede’s version of the Northern Lights suggest that a saltwater ocean lurks beneath the icy crust of Jupiter’s largest moon.

Water: There's so much of it in our solar system and beyond, says NASA

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2015 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Hunting for habitable worlds would mean looking for where there is water. However, the Universe may very well be awash with the stuff.

150 billion cubic meters of water ice on Mars in glaciers covered by dust

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2015 03:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Studies have now calculated the size of the glaciers and thus the amount of water. It is the equivalent of all of Mars being covered by more than one meter of ice.

Extra terrestrial life in our solar system?

Posted in Science on 12th Apr, 2015 07:45 PM
by AlexMuller
At least ten planets, moons and dwarf planets have liquid oceans in our solar system and they may have at least microbial life.

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

Posted in Science on 14th Apr, 2015 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point, allowing brine to form.

MIT invention turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015 11:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Winners of the Desal Prize have been announced, part of a competition to see who could create an affordable desalination solution for developing countries.

Fresh evidence for how water reached Earth found in asteroid debris

Posted in Science on 10th May, 2015 10:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth.

Biofuels may put unsustainable demands on water use

Posted in Science on 28th May, 2015 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Transition away from fossil fuels is underway, but without assessing demands on land and water resources we put the future health of our planet at risk.

Satellites are showing how bad Earth's water supply problem is getting

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2015 06:45 PM
by AlexMuller
In a water-scarce society, we can no longer tolerate this level of uncertainty, especially since groundwater is disappearing so rapidly.

What It Will Take for Humans to Live on the Moon?

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2015 10:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago.

Crater reveals Mars probably had water within last million years

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2015 11:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Astronomers have long been searching for water on Mars, and now new research suggests that watery debris flowed in one of its craters as recently as a million years ago.

Is NASA planning to 'terraform' part of the moon? Not quite

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2015 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Our moon has a lot of frozen water ice, and NASA scientists are trying to figure out how to mine it for use on spacecraft missions.

A New study casts doubt on the Mars valley water formation theory

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2015 07:55 PM
by AlexMuller
During the period in which the distinctive valleys supposedly formed, the Martian atmosphere may have already been too depleted to maintain the free-running water.

New tech converts sea water into drinking water in minutes

Posted in Science on 19th Sep, 2015 04:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Purifying dirty water is a notoriously difficult and expensive process, which is why a newly invented and ultra-cheap water cleaning process is looking so promising.

Tiny motors could suck carbon dioxide from the ocean

Posted in Science on 24th Sep, 2015 06:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have designed a new form of tiny motor that could be used to rid the sea of carbon dioxide pollution.

Liquid water flows on today’s Mars, NASA confirms

Posted in Science on 28th Sep, 2015 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars, NASA announced today.

What liquid water on Mars could mean for the future of space exploration

Posted in Science on 1st Oct, 2015 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
This result is a game-changer for four main reasons.

The water discovery ignites new debate on if there could be life on Mars

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2015 11:27 PM
by AlexMuller
'I think it’s quite possible there are halophiles that could survive on Mars.'

New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto

Posted in Science on 9th Oct, 2015 10:23 AM
by AlexMuller
'Understanding why water appears exactly where it does, and not in other places, is a challenge that we are digging into.'

Accidental orange peel discovery could save lives from mercury poisoning

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2015 12:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists stumble over cheap material that can suck deadly mercury out of oceans.

New Horizons: Pluto may have ice volcanoes

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2015 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Two possible ice volcanoes have been identified on the surface of Pluto.

Two billion people rely on snow for drinking water, and supplies are melting

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2015 05:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Snow during winter acts as a watery savings account for drier months. When snow melts, it fills rivers, providing a seasonal water supply.

Scientists develop 'nanopores' that inexpensively filter the salt out of seawater

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2015 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
A material that allows high volumes of water to pass through tiny holes called nanopores while blocking salt and contaminants.

A new study challenges assumptions about the origins of Earth's water

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2015 10:19 PM
by AlexMuller
If the new hypothesis is correct, it could mean better prospects of finding other rock-and-ocean worlds throughout the galaxy.

SAROS is a portable unit that turns seawater into drinking water

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2015 05:59 PM
by AlexMuller
A North Carolina startup has come up with a method of desalination powered by the sea itself.

Shaking out the nanomaterials: a new method to purify water

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2015 10:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Purifying water could be as simple as shaking a vial of water and oil.

Why we’re going back to the Moon; with or without NASA

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2015 12:01 AM
by AlexMuller
The discovery of lunar water has changed everything for human exploration.

Salt-Infused Tarmac Could Keep Roads Ice-Free

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
What if roads already had salt built right into them? They’d be able to prevent slick conditions from occurring, well before the risk of an accident.

New Polymer Could Purify Water In Seconds

Posted in Science on 27th Dec, 2015 07:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed a new reusable polymer that can remove pollutants from water within seconds, just like air fresheners trap invisible air pollutants.

Water ice found on the surface of comet 67P

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2016 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
For the first time, scientists have spotted large patches of water ice on the surface of a comet, thanks to instruments aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter.

NASA's New Horizons team discovers vast reserves of water ice on Pluto

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2016 03:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Water ice is surprisingly abundant on Pluto's surface, a new map of the dwarf planet reveals.

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2016 08:37 PM
by AlexMuller
The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas.

Water Shortage Affects 4 Billion People Worldwide

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2016 04:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Aside from climate change, water scarcity is another high priority in terms of environmental concerns set by the World Economic Forum, and one of the biggest risks to the world economy.

Scientists warn of global disaster because of water inequality

Posted in Science on 19th Feb, 2016 08:05 PM
by AlexMuller
4 billion people live with severe water scarcity for at least one month each year.

Mars Express provides a look at ancient Martian flooding

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2016 02:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Fracture-like features are thought to have been caused by the loss of underground ice, as well as the general evaporation of water, which was once highly abundant.

Spray-on coating could ice-proof airplanes, power lines, windshields

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2016 08:01 PM
by AlexMuller
This could have major implications in industries like energy, shipping and transportation, where ice is a constant problem in cold climates.

New Horizons: Pluto Is a Weirder Place Than You Ever Imagined

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2016 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The features place Pluto, once considered just a lonely ice-ball in the dark, on par with Mars (and second only to Earth) in terms of geological complexity.

Pluto has an ocean hiding under the surface, new data suggests

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2016 10:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Ice volcanos, floating hills, deep canyons, hazy skies, and maybe even methane snow. Now, research suggests there's liquid water hiding beneath Pluto’s frozen surface.

Catalyst is 3x better than previous record at splitting water

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2016 09:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A catalyst that's three times better than the previous record-holder at splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, the vital first step in making fuels from renewables.

Steam powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2016 06:06 PM
by AlexMuller
In January the European Space Agency announced plans to build a 3D printed lunar village by 2030 made from Moon rock.

Asteroids 'dumped water into the molten Moon'

Posted in Science on 1st Jun, 2016 11:28 PM
by AlexMuller
How and when water got trapped in volcanic lunar rocks is a huge and open question for planetary scientists.

The Water on Mars May Not Be Drinkable

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2016 04:15 PM
by AlexMuller
If the water is coming from underground, it must be held in very deep aquifers, which would make the water far too salty to desalinate.

Plumes on Europa Might Confirm Suspicions of Water Beneath Its Icy Crust

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016 04:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Several missions are scheduled to investigate these findings.

Liquid water in the rest of the solar system is about 50 times Earth's volume of water

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2016 04:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The locations of some subsurface oceans are on Europa, Enceladus, Ganymede, Titan, the asteroid Ceres, Callisto, Dione and Pluto.

Pluto 'has slushy ocean' below surface

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2016 02:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Pluto may harbour a slushy water ocean beneath its most prominent surface feature, known as the "heart".

Newly spotted ice field buried on Mars could provide water to future colonists

Posted in Science on 23rd Nov, 2016 02:55 PM
by AlexMuller
A significant finding because of its position on the planet and its location relatively near the surface.

Curiosity found the first evidence of ancient mud cracks on Mars

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2017 04:01 PM
by AlexMuller
A time capsule to when ancient lakes flowed.

A Lost Japanese Spacecraft Has Made a Key Measurement on Rosetta's Comet

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2017 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
By studying the quality and quantity of water on comets, we might better understand the origins of water on Earth.

Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2017 12:34 PM
by Alex Muller
A UK-based team of researchers has created a graphene-based sieve capable of removing salt from seawater.

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

Posted in Hardware on 19th Apr, 2017 05:30 PM
by Alex Muller
Metal-organic framework sucks up water from air with humidity as low as 20 percent.

The Moon Is Seriously Loaded With Water, More Than We Ever Expected

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2017 03:47 PM
by Alex Muller
There's way more water locked inside the Moon than we previously thought, according to a new analysis of satellite data.

Scientists find evidence of water on TRAPPIST-1 planets

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2017 07:33 AM
by Alex Muller
The TRAPPIST-1 system lies around 40 light years away and consists of seven planets in tight orbit around their parent star.

There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2017 06:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.

Is harvesting energy from evaporating water a serious renewable energy prospect?

Posted in Science on 28th Sep, 2017 07:46 PM
by Alex Muller
70 percent of the United States' electricity needs could be met through a new system that harvests power from evaporation.

Scientist devises a solar reactor to make water and oxygen from moon rocks

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2017 06:50 AM
by Alex Muller
An aerospace engineer has built a machine to make water and oxygen from the lunar regolith, powered by solar energy.

Where did Mars’ water go? Maybe into the planet’s interior

Posted in Science on 27th Dec, 2017 08:29 AM
by Alex Muller
Lots lost to space, but Mars’ rocks might have done something Earth’s didn’t.

SETI Institute finds lunar lava tubes that could provide easy access to water ice

Posted in Science on 14th Jan, 2018 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Small pits in a large crater near the North Pole of the Moon may be entrances to an underground network of lava tubes.

What NASA’s Discovery Of Water On Mars Means For Colonization

Posted in Science on 25th Jan, 2018 01:40 AM
by Alex Muller
Before we can rely on the ice on Mars to sustain human life, scientists need to test it to learn what it consists of.

New Findings Suggest The Moon's Water May Be Widespread and Immobile

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2018 10:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon’s water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain.

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