Archive: 3/11/2010

Volcanoes have shifted Asian rainfall

Scientists have long known that large volcanic explosions can affect the weather by spewing particles that block solar energy and cool the air. Some suspect that extended "volcanic winters" from gigantic blowups helped kill ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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UM dorms will go 'off the water grid'

A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow the University of Miami (UM) College of Engineering to develop an autonomous net-zero water dormitory at UM. The project will make it possible for the ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Engineering
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