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Posts tagged water

May 10, 2016

 

Ibyuk - Canada's Tallest Pingo

Icy Pingos

Pingos are icy mounds that grow upwards from permafrost under the soil.

May 3, 2016

 

seascape with visible tides

Motional Induction 2

The ocean generates its own magnetic field, which peaks everty 12.5 hours along with the rising tides.

May 2, 2016

 

electric grid

Motional Induction

Sea currents create electric currents through a process called motional induction.

December 22, 2015

 

salt on icy sidewalk

Salt vs. Ice

Salt clears up an icy sidewalk by lowering the freezing point of water.

October 9, 2015

 

man crawling at Muddy Volcanoes (looking very thirsty)

Dehydration

Dehydration can be deadly; the amount of water you need to stay healthy depends on a variety of factors.

July 27, 2015

 

desert

Water Deprivation and Eating

When dehydrated, the body makes it difficult to eat in order to conserve water.

June 24, 2015

 

sun reflected on water

From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

January 1, 2015

 

Earth's atmosphere and moon

Looking for Signs of Life on Earth

The light in Earth's atmosphere may reflect signs of extraterrestrial life.

December 13, 2014

 

Earth as seen from space.

Searching For Water In Outer Space

Data from the Rosetta mission, the Mars rover and the Herschel space observatory point to water's extraterrestrial origins.

November 24, 2014

 

icicles hang from gutter

Why Icicles Are Wavy

Icicles are lopsided formations, by nature. Here's why:

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