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The forgotten methane source

In the last few years, more and more research has focused on the biosphere; particularly, on how gases which influence the climate are exchanged between the biosphere and atmosphere. Researchers from the Max ...

Jan 11, 2006 4.6 / 5 (107) 0

Cow Backpacks Trap Methane Gas

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an attempt to understand the extent of cow flatulence on global warming, scientists in Argentina are strapping plastic bags to the backs of cows to capture their emissions.

Jul 11, 2008 4 / 5 (121) 34 weblog

A mighty number falls

Mathematicians and number buffs have their records. And today, an international team has broken a long-standing one in an impressive feat of calculation.

May 21, 2007 4.3 / 5 (113) 0

The mathematics of cloaking

The theorists who first created the mathematics that describe the behavior of the recently announced "invisibility cloak" have revealed a new analysis that may extend the current cloak's powers, enabling it to hide even act ...

Dec 26, 2006 4.5 / 5 (105) 0