Archive: 20/09/2006

Making coal cleaner

University of Queensland researchers are working on a process that could make the theory of clean coal a reality. Dr Joe da Costa's research group, from the Division of Chemical Engineering in the School of Engineering, has ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Engineering
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Greenland ice sheet still losing mass

Data gathered by a pair of NASA satellites orbiting Earth show Greenland continued to lose ice mass at a significant rate through April 2006, and that the rate of loss is accelerating, according to a new University of Colorado ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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To be or not to be: Is it all about spinning?

Thanks to the unique possibilities offered by ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI), astronomers have solved a 140-year-old mystery concerning active hot stars. They indeed show that the star Alpha Arae is spinning ...

dateSep 20, 2006 in Astronomy
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