Archive: 03/16/2011

Viscous cycle: Quartz key to tectonics

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 40 years ago, pioneering tectonic geophysicist J. Tuzo Wilson published an article in the journal Nature describing how, over Earth’s long history, ocean basins opened and cl ...

Mar 16, 2011 4 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

The big picture on energy loss

Getting an energy audit of a home or a commercial building can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. But new techniques and technology developed by a team of MIT researchers have streamlined the ...

Mar 16, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 1 | with audio podcast