Day: August 23, 2019

Iceland unveils memorial plaque for lost glacier

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet on Sunday, the first of the country’s hundreds of glaciers to melt away due to climate change. Scientists see the shrinking of glaciers as one of many warning signs that the earth’s climate is lurching toward dangerous tipping points. A ceremony to unveil…

Researchers produce first-ever videos of chemical synthesis at atomic resolution

Electron microscope images of the test sample at different magnifications. Credit: (c) 2019 Nakamura et al. For the first time, researchers have managed to view previously inaccessible details of certain chemical processes. They have shown there are significant discrete stages to these processes that build on existing knowledge of chemical synthesis. These details could aid…

30 Home Office Designs That Truly Inspire

For people who work from home, the home office is an area that must be detached from the rest of the home. It is a place where productivity and creative ideas must be allowed to roam freely, where work can be done without distraction or interruption. Therefore it is no wonder that many will put…