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Scientist from Dortmund, Helsinki, Potsdam, and the ESRF have revealed details of the microscopic atomic structure of water under extreme conditions.
New experiments show that common scientific rules can apply to significantly different phenomena operating on vastly different scales.
The capture and storage of carbon dioxide in deep geologic formations, a strategy for minimizing the impacts of greenhouse gases on global warming, may currently be technologically feasible.
What if work performed in space could improve the treatment of household and nuclear waste on Earth?
Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and is a major component of giant planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.
The secret life of water just got weirder.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have reached a milestone in the study of emergent magnetism.
By Gong, Wei-Jin Li, Fang; Xi, Dan-Li ABSTRACT: Industrial dyeing wastewater was oxidized in supercritical water in a transpiring-wall reactor, using hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant. Experiments were performed at 595 to 704 K and 18 to 30 MPa, with an oxidant dosage ratio ranging from 0.6 to 2.0.
On a quiet March afternoon in Cleveland, Ohio, Bill Meyer browsed the second floor of Kohl's Department Store. He was just about to buy a pair of shoes at 70 percent off when his cell phone rang.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.