Archive: 02/15/2008

Antarctic life hung by a thread during ice ages

Frozen in time... frozen in place... frozen solid... All of these phrases have been used to describe Antarctica, and yet they all belie the truth about this southerly point on the globe. Although the area is covered in ...

Feb 15, 2008 4.5 / 5 (11) 0

Melting snow provides clues for acidification

In forests of the northeastern United States, sulfate and nitrate are the dominant dissolved forms of sulfur and nitrogen in precipitation. In winter, these acidic agents accumulate in the snowpack and are released to groundwater ...

Feb 15, 2008 4 / 5 (3) 0

A 'Golden Channel' for New Physics

A group of physicists has dubbed a particular particle decay, the decay of the Bs meson into a neutral kaon and neutral antikaon, as a “golden channel” for new physics, suggesting that probing and studying the decay could ...

Feb 15, 2008 4.1 / 5 (60) 5 feature