News tagged with solid particles

Farms a major source of air pollution, study finds

Emissions from farms outweigh all other human sources of fine-particulate air pollution in much of the United States, Europe, Russia and China, according to new research. The culprit: fumes from nitrogen-rich fertilizers ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Environment
shares88 comments 25

The science of watching paint dry

New research published today in the journal Physical Review Letters has described a new physical mechanism that separates particles according to their size during the drying of wet coatings. The discovery could help improve ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Condensed Matter
shares528 comments 2