Foam could offer greener option for petroleum drillers
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, provides critical energy for society, but also uses large amounts of fresh water while producing correspondingRead more.
Planet at risk of heading towards irreversible “Hothouse Earth” state
Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed. An international team of scientists, with theRead more.
Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years
At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400Read more.
CLIMATE CHANGE IS MAKING NIGHT-SHINING CLOUDS MORE VISIBLE
Increased water vapor in Earth’s atmosphere due to human activities is making shimmering high-altitude clouds more visible, a new studyRead more.
Previously unsuspected volcanic activity confirmed under West Antarctic Ice Sheet [WAIS]at Pine Island Glacier
Tracing a chemical signature of helium in seawater, an international team of scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)Read more.
Scientists peep deep into a diamond to examine its defects
Researchers take a deep look into a diamond to see how the atoms in its platelet defects are arranged inRead more.
ASU professor says Kilauea volcano began eruption 35 years ago!
Hawaii’s Big Island has been under siege for the last two weeks due to violent activity from the Kilauea volcano, which hasRead more.
Coldest Place On Earth Is Colder Than Scientist Thought !
Tiny valleys near the top of Antarctica’s ice sheet reach temperatures of nearly minus 100 degrees Celsius (minus 148 degreesRead more.
800 Million Tons of Blue Carbon Lie Buried in U.S. Tidal Wetlands
Tidal wetlands in the contiguous U.S. can store roughly 800 million tons of carbon in their soils. That is theRead more.