Lead in 'tap-water' in ancient Rome up to 100 times more than local spring waters
HiRISE Sees Signs of an Unearthly Spring on Mars
(PhysOrg.com) -- New images from the HiRISE experiment detail patterns of dust carried by gas from beneath the seasonal ice cap.
Deepwater mining in Norway
The mid-ocean ridges where tectonic plates meet in the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans are seething with volcanic activity. The most active areas are deep under water, several thousand metres down. Ocean ...
Measuring snow with a bucket, a windmill, and the sun?
In Maine, government scientists have figured out how to measure snowfall in remote areas with a bucket, a small windmill, and the sun - all the while saving money, energy, and, ultimately helping to save lives.
Icelandic volcano's ash led to more CO2 being absorbed by oceans
(Phys.org) —The Icelandic volcano's ash plume that caused huge air travel disruption across Europe in 2010 resulted in the oceans absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than usual, say scientists.
Organic chemical origins in hydrothermal systems
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology reveal mechanisms for the formation of methane, which may have been a crucial stage in the origin of life on Earth.