Archive: 07/04/2011

Maybe Ben Franklin was wrong

(PhysOrg.com) -- The eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland in 1783-84 set off a cascade of catastrophe, spewing sulfuric clouds into Europe and eventually around the world. Poisonous mists and a resulting famine from loss ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Google in German solar investment

Google on Thursday announced a multi-million-euro investment in a solar power plant outside Berlin in what the US Internet giant said was its first clean energy project investment in Europe.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Sand drift explained

Researchers in countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland study sand drift, but most of them are focusing on sand dunes along the coastline, not on the plains further inland.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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