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Astronomers Confirm that Jupiter‘s Icy Moon Europa has Water by First-Ever Direct Measurement

November 19, 2019

Writing in Nature Astronomy on Monday, 18 November 2019, scientists have made the first-ever direct measurement of water…
Should you buy drinks with added electrolytes?

November 11, 2019

Electrolytes are minerals, such as calcium, sodium, magnesium, potassium, and chloride. These all have important roles in the…
Spiders and ants inspire metal that won’t sink

November 8, 2019

University of Rochester researchers, inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, have created a metallic structure…
Astronomers Find Water in the Atmosphere of a Habitable Exoplanet for the First Time

September 12, 2019

Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, and the efforts of a large team of astronomers, we now know…
Solar Flares, Bubble Rings, and Ink Chandeliers

July 29, 2019

Computer simulations elucidate the mathematics governing twisting vortex rings. Engineers from Caltech have generated a computer simulation of…
Deep-sea snail described by Southampton researcher makes Red list of Endangered Species

July 19, 2019

A fascinating deep-sea snail, first described as a new species by an international team of researchers including a…
UTA anthropologist studies ancient submerged settlements in Great Lakes

July 11, 2019

Water covers nearly three-quarters of Earth’s surface, and one researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington is…
Experiments reveal the physics of evaporation

June 11, 2019

It’s a process so fundamental to everyday life — in everything from your morning coffeemaker to the huge…
Unexpected observation of ice at low temperature, high pressure questions ice, water theory

May 24, 2019

Through an experiment designed to create a super-cold state of water, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak…
Why is it so difficult to pour wine, water or tea? It just doesn’t want to go where it’s supposed to go

May 21, 2019

Tell us if this sounds familiar – you try to pour water from one cup to another and…
Chemists take a closer look at the spot where water meets air

May 14, 2019

Water, despite its central place in so many processes vital to life on Earth, remains a chemical mystery…
Study reveals final fate of levitating Leidenfrost droplets

May 13, 2019

Splash some water on a hot skillet, and you’ll often see the droplets sizzle and quickly evaporate. But…
Getting to the bottom of the “boiling crisis”

April 17, 2019

The simple act of boiling water is one of humankind’s oldest inventions, and still central to many of…
Through machine learning, new model holds water

April 4, 2019

Scientists build highly accurate molecular water model using machine learning. While water is perceived to be one of…
Acrobatic geckos can even race on water’s surface

December 7, 2018

Geckos are renowned for their acrobatic feats on land and in the air, but a new discovery that…
Bursting bubbles launch bacteria from water to air

November 16, 2018

Wherever there’s water, there’s bound to be bubbles floating at the surface. From standing puddles, lakes, and streams,…
Not all the Earth’s Water Came From Comets

November 11, 2018

We have comets and asteroids to thank for Earth’s water, according to the most widely-held theory among scientists.…
Study: Oceans Have Absorbed 60 Percent More Heat Than Previously Thought

November 2, 2018

For each of the past 25 years, oceans have absorbed an amount of heat energy that is 150…
New understanding of the solidification of high-pressure ice found in ‘ocean world’ planets

October 11, 2018

A team of theorists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has solved a long-standing puzzle in the nucleation…
Flowing Salt Water Over This Super-Hydrophobic Surface Can Generate Electricity

October 4, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to…
New, highly stable catalyst may help turn water into fuel

October 1, 2018

Breaking the bonds between oxygen and hydrogen in water could be a key to the creation of hydrogen…
Neutrons produce first direct 3D maps of water during cell membrane fusion

September 22, 2018

New 3D maps of water distribution during cellular membrane fusion are accelerating scientific understanding of cell development, which…
Viruses discern, destroy E. coli in drinking water

September 20, 2018

To rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in drinking water, Cornell food scientists now can employ a…
Nanotubes change the shape of water

August 29, 2018

Here’s one way to fit a square peg into a round hole. First, according to Rice University engineers,…
New approach makes sprayed droplets hit and stick to their targets

August 29, 2018

When spraying paint or coatings onto a surface, or fertilizers or pesticides onto crops, the size of the…
Better model of water under extreme conditions could aid understanding of Earth’s mantle

June 25, 2018

Deep inside the Earth exist pockets of water —but the liquid there isn’t like the water on the…
New NASA Mission to Detect Plant Water Use from Space

June 20, 2018

Doctors learn a lot about their patients’ health by taking their temperature. An elevated temperature, or fever, can…
Water is not simply water

May 29, 2018

Experiment proves different chemical reactivity of para- and ortho-water. Water molecules exist in two different forms with almost…
Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

April 30, 2018

A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is…
Stanford scientists create gold nanoparticles in water

April 25, 2018

An experiment that, by design, was not supposed to turn up anything of note instead produced a “bewildering”…
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