Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Liquid water fails to keep ions apart

When hydrochloric acid is added to water, the positively and negatively charged ions don't flee from each other, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory. ...

dateOct 10, 2014 in Materials Science
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Iodate refuses to intimidate

Like a bull in a china shop, a massive, iodine-based ion called iodate should disrupt the surrounding water molecules until it is forcibly expelled. However, it doesn't. This disconnect between the molecule's ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Materials Science
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Clouds + Mineral Dust = Rain

A team of atmospheric scientists, including Dr. Xiaohong Liu of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), found a critical link between the size of dust particles in clouds and their likelihood to produce ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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The time to prepare for climate change is now

Though the massive glaciers of the greater Himalayan region are retreating slowly, development agencies can take steps now to help the region's communities prepare for the many ways glacier melt is expected ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Environment
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