Scientists discover hidden magnetic waves in high-temperature superconductors
Intrinsic inefficiencies plague current systems for the generation and delivery of electricity, with significant energy lost in transit. High-temperature superconductors (HTS)—uniquely capable of transmitting ...
Decline in snow cover spells trouble for many plants, animals
For plants and animals forced to tough out harsh winter weather, the coverlet of snow that blankets the north country is a refuge, a stable beneath-the-snow habitat that gives essential respite from biting winds and subzero ...
Space crew returns to Earth from ISS
Three astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early Saturday, aboard a Russian capsule which landed on the freezing Kazakhstan steppe, mission control said.
Ancient microbes discovered in bitter-cold Antarctic brine
Where there's water there's life – even in brine beneath 60 feet of Antarctic ice, in permanent darkness and subzero temperatures.
Why staying warm in winter is a bit more complicated if you're a lizard
Recent studies at the ISIS neutron source, the Science and Technology Facilities Councils (STFC) world leading research centre, have given a new insight into the mysterious anti-freeze capabilities ...