Ocean

Sea level rise may be accelerating

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers found that the cooling from the Pinatubo eruption had effectively hidden the effects of climate change on sea level rise for decades.

Ocean sediment sample holds iron believed to be from a supernova

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Sediment layers may contain a type of iron that came from space millions of years ago, iron-60, which prior research has shown is spewed into space when supergiant stars explode.

Pluto could have liquid sub-surface ocean

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

New Horizons it revealed that the dwarf planet might have a liquid ocean sloshing around under its icy crust. According to a new analysis such an ocean likely still exists today.

After years of struggle, tidal powers time may have arrived

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 31st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Entrepreneurs have tried everything from mill wheels in the 1600s to turbines in the 2000s, only to have their hopes dashed by the waters crushing force.

Melting glacier could raise sea levels by almost 3 metres

Posted in Science on 22nd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The study published in the journal Nature looked at the retreating ice levels of the Totten Glacier, a glacier in eastern Antarctica roughly the size of France.