News tagged with conveyor belt

Study examines iceberg shifts in North Atlantic

(Phys.org) —Some Heinrich events – periodic massive iceberg surges into the North Atlantic that were previously thought to have weakened the global ocean conveyor belt circulation and sent Earth's climate into the deep ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Sorting out top-class wines

No vintners want their wine to have a bitter note to it. Now, new sorting equipment with optical recognition can guarantee this is never the case. The machine sorts the harvest into quality grades – sparing winemakers laborious ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Engineering
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Noble gases hitch a ride on hydrous minerals

The noble gases get their collective moniker from their tendency toward snobbishness. The six elements in the family, which includes helium and neon, don't normally bond with other elements and they don't dissolve into minerals ...

dateJun 16, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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