Latest Soot Stories
Unlike flames on Earth, which have a tear-drop shape caused by buoyant air rising in a gravitational field, flames in space curl themselves into tiny balls. Untethered by gravity, they flit around as if they have minds of their own.
A new study authored and led by Rajan Chakrabarty from Nevada's Desert Research Institute has, for the first time, observed a previously unrecognized form of soot particle which the research team has identified as “superaggregates,” from wildfire emissions.
Berkeley Lab and University of Hawaii research outlines the story of soot, with implications for cleaner-burning fuels.
Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is the measure of how dense they will get under normal conditions.
- Receives an Order for $450,000 from Emigreen B.V.
- New Regulations Focus on Reducing Carbon Emission from Trucks - BALLERUP, Denmark, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc.
Long term exposure to particulate matter in outdoor air is strongly linked to heart attacks and angina, and this association persists at levels of exposure below the current European limits.
While raging wildfires can consume property and even lives, the towering infernos could also be heavily influencing the forces of climate change.
Burning candles is something that everyone loves to do, but some industry specialists say that burning candles can pollute the air just as much as cigarettes or gasoline.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.