News tagged with water surface

Cockburn Sound fish victim to nature's bad hand

The algae behind the widespread fish kill in Cockburn Sound over recent weeks is a bad roll of nature's dice not the sign of a dead waterway, an environmental consultant specialising in port operations says.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Swedish Mars instrument selected by ESA

HABIT is the name of the first Swedish instrument to be placed on the surface of Mars. It was developed by an international research team led by Professor Javier Martín-Torres and Professor María-Paz Zorzano at Luleå University ...

dateDec 03, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Unexpected activity on the moon

The lunar space environment is much more active than previously assumed. The solar wind is reflected from the surface and crustal magnetic fields of the moon which has effects on for instance lunar water levels. This according ...

dateNov 30, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Designing ice repellent materials

Materials that actively repel water and ice very strongly are sought after by the aviation industry and for many other technical applications. ETH researchers have now found out how to specifically design the rigid surfaces ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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