Anatomy of an 'Ice Station'

Completing an "Ice Station" means collecting samples over a wide range of Arctic water and ice conditions. Each station means a major orchestration of people and resources. The teams gather, equipment is assembled, and ...

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Nanoplasmonics makes the impossible possible

Over a five-year period, Alexander Dmitriev and his research team at Chalmers will take on a task that until now has been deemed impossible: creating strong interaction between light and magnetic fields and determining ways ...

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Dead comets and near-earth encounters

Near Earth Objects (NEOs) are asteroids or comets whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, thereby posing a potentially threat. The asteroid that struck Chelyabinsk last year was an NEO about 40 meters in diameter. ...

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