Archive: 11/01/2011

Trapped sunlight cleans water

High energy costs are one drawback of making clean water from waste effluents. According to an article in the journal Biomicrofluidics, which is published by the American Institute of Physics, a new system that combines two ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Soft Matter
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New method for reporting solar data

A straightforward new way to calculate, compile, and graphically present solar radiation measurements in a format that is accessible to decision makers and the general public has been developed by researchers at the University ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Planck unveils wonders of the Universe (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first scientific results from ESA’s Planck mission were released at a press briefing today in Paris. The findings focus on the coldest objects in the Universe, from within our Galaxy to the distant ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Astronomy
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Winter sports threaten indigenous mountain birds

In the winter months, the mountain ranges of central Europe attract thousands of tourists for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor sports, but conservationists fear this annual invasion may threaten indigenous bird species, ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Environment
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