Antarctic drilling difficulties

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On Saturday the search for life beneath the ice in the Antarctic ran into a complication with the main boiler used to heat the water that powers the drill by melting through the thick ice. A circuit controlling the primary burner – required to start the boiler and so begin drilling – failed to start […]

Articles needed for a special Nanotechnology Issue!

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Hey everyone,   Dr. Butrous and I are working to make an issue to be published focusing on nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is a growing field in science. The nanosized particles involved have very different properties than their larger counterparts, and can be used for many different purposes. Many nanomaterials can be found in industrial items, such as […]

Voyager 1 nears interstellar space

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The Voyager spacecraft have been on a trajectory towards the edge of the solar system for 35 years, since they completed their first mission to tour the outer planets. Voyager 1 is currently the most distant man-made object from Earth and is close to becoming the first to enter interstellar space, the region outside of […]