News tagged with evaporation

Hot Debate over Icy Moon

The recent discovery of plumes containing water vapor erupting from the south pole of the frigid Saturnian moon Enceladus set off a firestorm of debate.

dateOct 08, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Trifid triple threat

Smouldering several thousand light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer), the Trifid Nebula presents a compelling portrait of the early stages of a star's life, from gestation to first ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Astronomy
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Is the Dead Sea dying?

The water levels in the Dead Sea - the deepest point on Earth - are dropping at an alarming rate with serious environmental consequences, according to Shahrazad Abu Ghazleh and colleagues from the University ...

dateMar 04, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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