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How is Cape Town running out of water?

... 6,400 waiting for boreholes so everyone’s making their own salvation here, digging a borehole. This is going to to ... or whisky are very intensive, so don’t make your own because there’s thousands and thousands of litres of ...

Quicksand warning sign

What is Quicksand?

... to escape, as a Dutch scientist found when he produced his own home-made variety in the laboratory. Daniel Bonn was on ...

Floods in York

Can we store excess sea water underground?

... before the show so everyone please, feel free to go do you own and check this. So, we produce about 90 million barrels ...

Does the music at Sea World bother the whales?

... walls and shouting could be somewhat disturbing. Now their own sounds could also be affecting them because toothed ...

Natural color view of Saturn, composed from a series of pictures taken by the Cassini spacecraft.

Exploring Our Solar System

... in the solar system and each environment brings its own challenges.  In 2004, the Huygens probe landed on ...

A microwave oven

Could a microwave be used to heat a home?

... 300 watts are disappearing in heat. Secondly, the cost. My own gas boiler at home is 91 percent efficient compared with ...

Figure 3: Mars. This image illustrates the amount of detail that can be generated from the Hubble telescope. It captures details only 16 km across, even though it is operating at 68 million km from the planet.

Fact Impact - Mars

... Greek mythology. But they're much smaller moons than our own, measuring less than 25 km across. They orbit so close to ...

English: Laboratory buildings at KAUST with town buildings and town mosque on the left, 2011 photo Čeština: Laboratoře Technické a přírodovědecké univerzity krále Abdalláha pobliž Džiddy

New ways to desalinate seawater

... pressure. What is osmotic pressure? Each seawater has it's own osmotic pressure depending on the concentration of salt. ...

"The Blue Marble" is a famous photograph of the Earth taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon at a distance of about 29,000 kilometres (18,000 mi). It shows Africa, Antarctica, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Why Earth isn’t a Watery World

... of star, but helps to fill in our understanding of how our own system evolved. Despite thinking of Earth as a “Blue ...

How you could drink your own urine safely?

How you could drink your own urine safely? ...

Alcohol bottles

Can ethanol be purified by reverse osmosis?

... reverse osmosis water purifiers.   I am making my own home brew spirits with dextrose and yeast, then it got me ...

Antarctica: The blue ice covering Lake Fryxell, in the Transantarctic Mountains, comes from glacial meltwater from the Canada Glacier and other smaller glaciers. The freshwater stays on top of the lake and freezes, sealing in briny water below.

What happens when water freezes?

... being so-called 'super cooled', as in it's way below its own freezing temperature, but because you haven't disturbed ...

 Taken by Hinode's Solar Optical Telescope on Jan. 12, 2007, this image of the sun reveals the filamentary nature of the plasma connecting regions of different magnetic polarity. Hinode captures these very dynamic pictures of the chromosphere. The...

Pulsars, Puddles and Proto-Planetary Discs

... that at least two of them have been found to have their own planetary systems. New research by Fabrice Mottez of the ...

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Planet Earth Online - Measuring Groundwater

... which is situated to our left there, and that has its own chemical signature which we can pick up as we monitor. ...

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Getting to the Root of Rhizobia to Improve Agricultural Yields

... -   They do.  They can survive in the soil on their own, but sometimes food can be a bit hard to come by and ...