News tagged with topography

New theory for magnetic stripes on Mars

( -- A controversial new theory has been proposed to explain a series of stripes of permanently magnetized minerals containing iron in the Martian crust. The magnetized stripes, which have alternating orientations, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Space Exploration report
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Cooler waters help diminish Isaac's punch

(—Seven years after the powerful Category 3 Hurricane Katrina caused widespread devastation along the Gulf Coast, a Category 1 Hurricane Isaac, with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (70 knots), is making ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Nanoscientists invent better etching technique

( -- Imagine yourself nano-sized, standing on the edge of a soon-to-be computer chip. Down shoots a beam of electrons, carving precise topography that is then etched the depth of the Grand Canyon into the chip. ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Nanophysics
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New Google ocean maps dive down deep

( -- Starting today, armchair explorers will be able to view parts of the deep ocean floors in far greater detail than ever before, thanks to a new synthesis of seafloor topography released through Google Earth. ...

dateJun 09, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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