Solar energy: a sunflower solution to electricity shortage

Solar energy: a sunflower solution to electricity shortage

A new piece of solar technology from IBM not only provides electricity – it can desalinate water for sanitation and drinking

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The Disappearing Sea

The Disappearing Sea

Satellite images from NASA show that, over the last 14 years, one of the world's largest inland bodies of water, the Aral Sea in Central Asia, has almost completely dried up and disappeared. (See the source links for more information.)

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551 Feet Under the Sea: What It’s Like to Ride in a Deep-Sea Sub

551 Feet Under the Sea: What It’s Like to Ride in a Deep-Sea Sub

I heard a screwing noise as the hatch of our sub was sealed. A bright orange hose from topside that had been inserted into the sub to blow fresh air as we loaded had been removed, and the interior felt warm and damp and close. All was still.

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