Ultrashort laser pulses make greenhouse gas reactive

It is a long-cherished dream: Removing the inert greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and using it as a basic material for the chemical industry. This could address two major problems at once by containing climate ...

NASA's new CO2 sounder nearly ready for prime time

After years of work, a team of NASA scientists and engineers is poised to realize a lifetime goal: building an instrument powerful and accurate enough to gather around-the-clock global atmospheric carbon-dioxide (CO2) measurements ...

Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

The young patient writhes on the operating table, kicking its flippers. A team of medical attendants turns it over, revealing an underbelly cluttered with tumors, some as big as golf balls.

Manchester jet engine project takes FLITES

FLITES (Fibre-Laser Imaging of Gas Turbine Exhaust Species ) aims to establish a world-leading capability to map several exhaust species from aeroplanes using tomographic imaging.

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