Latest Earth's gravity Stories
In the first direct, comprehensive mass survey of the entire Greenland ice sheet, scientists using data from the NASA/German Aerospace Center Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (Grace) have measured a significant decrease in the mass of the Greenland ice cap. Grace is a satellite mission that measures movement in Earth's mass.
The quest for a single theory that unites all of the universe's fundamental forces has thus far eluded physicists, but that has not stopped a team of them from clearing the way for nanotechnologists while they look for it.
A new ESA study predicts that the devastating Sumatran earthquake, which resulted in the tragic tsunami of December 26, 2004, will have left a â€˜scarâ€™ on Earthâ€™s gravity that could be detected by a sensitive new satellite, due for launch next year.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).