Thursday, July 7, 2022

Water

Giant groundwater system discovered in sediments below Antarctic ice

Previously unmapped reservoirs could speed glaciers, and release carbon.

A new form of ice discovered

Findings could have implications for our understanding of distant, water-rich planets.

Earth’s water was around before Earth

For the study, scientists analyzed one of the oldest meteorites using an innovative method.

Creating upward water fountain in deep water

Fountain created by lasers, Marangoni effect is the cause.

An innovative, low-cost seawater desalination device unveiled

The new technology can help provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

Newly created hydrogel tablet can rapidly purify contaminated water

One tablet can disinfect a liter of river water and make it suitable for drinking in an hour or less.

Martian surface is shaped by ancient massive floods

This is a bit of a surprising result.

Removing lead from drinking water in an energy-efficient way

A relatively low-cost, energy-efficient approach to treating water contaminated with heavy metals.

Mars may be just too small to be habitable

Mars habitability is limited by its small size.

Water in International Space Station is full of bacteria

Safeguarding clean water for spaceflight missions.

Scientists captured a ‘quantum tug’ between neighboring water molecules

The work sheds light on the web of hydrogen bonds that gives water its strange properties.

A high-speed camera captures how a water jet pierces a droplet

The results may help engineers develop a way to inject drugs without needles.

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