Two More Earth's Chandler Wobble Jumps Revealed, Last in 2005
Striking gold: Earthquakes deposit precious metal
Solid gold can be deposited in Earth's crust "almost instantaneously" during earthquakes, said a study published in the journal Nature Geoscience on Sunday.
Image: Dream Chaser buffet wind tunnel model
(Phys.org) -- The Dream Chaser model with its Atlas V launch vehicle is undergoing final preparations at the Aerospace Composite Model Development Section's workshop for buffet tests at the Transonic Dynamics ...
Weighing the Ocean: Solving the biggest problem in sea level science
(Phys.org)—Oceanographers from Newcastle and Liverpool have thought of a novel way to measure the ocean – weigh it.
A worthy endeavor
The space shuttle Endeavour's final flight ended Friday, September 21, when it landed at Los Angeles International Airport en route to its new life as an exhibit at the California Science Center. But without ...
Genetic adaptations are key to microbe's survival in challenging environment
The research focused on the bacterium Nautilia profundicola, a microbe that survives near deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Photosynthesis cannot occur in this dark environment, where hot, toxic fluids oozing from below the se ...