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2009-09-02 14:01:45

Scientists worry that rising global temperatures accompanied by melting permafrost in arctic regions will initiate the release of underground methane into the atmosphere.

2008-12-12 10:03:33

Researchers at MIT recently found an elegant solution to a sticky scientific problem in basic fluid mechanics: why water doesn't soak into soil at an even rate, but instead forms what look like fingers of fluid flowing downward.Scientists call these rivulets "gravity fingers," and the explanation for their formation has to do with the surface tension where the water"”or any liquid"”meets the soil (or other medium). Knowing how to account for this phenomenon mathematically will...

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2008-11-18 07:55:00

Greenhouse gases injected underground? It’s new way to significantly cut the amount of carbon dioxide that reaches the atmosphere and spurs global warming, according to MIT engineers.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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