Extensive areas of the world's deltas—which accommodate major cities such as Shanghai, Dhaka and Bangkok—will be drowned in the next century by rising sea levels, according to a Comment piece in this week's Nature.
At T MINUS 1 Week on this Thanksgiving Holiday, all launch processing events remain on track for the first blast off of NASA's new Orion crew vehicle on Dec. 4, 2014 which marks the first step on the long road towards sending ...
NASA's new Orion spacecraft is now at the launch pad for next month's test flight.
The huge rocket that will blast NASA's first Orion spacecraft into orbit is ready to Rock 'n' Roll on a critical two orbit test flight scheduled for December.
NASA's biggest test flight in years remains on track for next month, despite last week's space-related accidents.
The emergency launch abort system (LAS) has been installed on NASA's pathfinding Orion crew capsule to prepare for its first launch – now just under two months away.
The march towards first launch of NASA's next generation Orion crew vehicle is accelerating rapidly.
Assembly of the powerful Delta IV rocket boosting the pathfinder version of NASA's Orion crew capsule on its maiden test flight in December has been completed.
Research by Indiana University geologists suggests that an intermediate amount of vegetation—not too little and not too much—is most effective at stabilizing freshwater river deltas.
For his master's work, a student in hydraulic engineering has conceived of a dam in the Strait of Gibraltar to contain rising waters in the Mediterranean. This work of art worthy of Pharoah would allow boats and marine wildlife ...