News tagged with oxygen content

Robotic boats to travel across Pacific Ocean

( -- Last Thursday, November 17, four unmanned Wave Gliders left the coast of San Francisco and began a 300-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. The vehicles, which are self-propelled and remotely piloted, will ...

dateNov 21, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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Oxygen in stars

Oxygen is the third most abundant element in the universe, after hydrogen and helium. It is an important constituent of the clouds of gas and dust in space, especially when combined in molecules with other atoms like carbon, ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Astronomy
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Nanoscale resistors for quantum devices

Researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology have made new compact, high-value resistors for nanoscale quantum circuits. The resistors could speed the development of quantum devices for computing and fundamental ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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More oxygen -- colder climate

Everybody talks about CO2 and other greenhouse gases as causes of global warming and the large climate changes we are currently experiencing. But what about the atmospheric and oceanic oxygen content? Which role does oxygen ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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