Tags Researches

Tag: Researches

Rocks that tell our industrial history

Researchers in the UPV/EHU's Department of Analytical Chemistry have published a study in which they analyse cemented sand formations that contain industrial waste produced...

Amazon River no younger than 9 million years

Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Brasilia (Brazil) have determined the age of the formation of the Amazon River...

Last remnant of North American ice sheet on track to vanish

The last piece of the ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America is doomed to disappear in the next several centuries, says...

Going deep to measure Earth’s rotational effects

Researchers in Italy hope to measure Earth's rotation using a laser-based gyroscope housed deep underground, with enough experimental precision to reveal measurable effects of...

Study shows how river channels adjust to large sediment supplies

The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new...

Snow and sand erosion explained

Scientists at EPFL and SLF describe with precision how snow and sand surfaces erode when exposed to wind. Their description can contribute to better...

Study opens new questions on how the atmosphere and oceans formed

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found seawater cycles throughout Earth's interior down to 2,900km, much deeper than previously...

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a ‘chaotic solar system’

Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has...

Old rocks, biased data: Overcoming challenges studying the geodynamo

Gleaning data from old rocks may result in bias. Now, geophysicists have a way to improve their methods to overcome challenges in studying the...

‘Firefall’ phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite’s El Capitan

Mother Nature is again putting on a show at California's Yosemite National Park, where every February the setting sun draws a narrow sliver of...

MOST POPULAR

MORE ARTICLES