New observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have provided the first confirmation that the water in our Solar System may come from the same place as the water in disks surrounding protostars elsewhere in the Universe: the interstellar medium. Image credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)
Scottish Water: Keeping It Clean
As part of a series of articles in the run up to COP27 we take a look at Water in Scotland.
Creative Solutions with a “small but positive impact” on water use
The development is led by PhD student Jessica Fennell, who has had a special ‘Fennell Reserve’ whisky created by The Glenlivet in her honour, the project is intended to help prevent the closure of the distillery during dry period
“Like some pure essence of being” #WorldWaterDay
“Leap the clear burns,/Living water,”
‘A Hidden Treasure That Enriches Our Lives’ : #WorldWaterDay
Today, March 22nd 2022, it is World Water Day, and it is far too easy in a land so rich in fresh water to take that for granted.
Flushed But Not Away: The Pharmaceuticals in our Water
“Pharmaceuticals (medicines) are designed to have an effect on humans so it’s no surprise that they affect water organisms, too, and that could disturb the balance in ecosystems” – Dr Karin Helwig
“We went for the Breck to Bu walk”
Water Supply Issues #Orkney
“We have now identified the cause of the interruption to water supply affecting customers in Stromness and Orkney. “
Orkney urged to take care of vital drinking water resources
With the easing of tourist restrictions, many areas are at their busiest, with the impact of the current warm, dry weather adding to pressures.
Life could exist in the clouds of Jupiter but not Venus
” “Our research shows that the sulphuric acid clouds in Venus have too little water for active life to exist, based on what we know of life on Earth.” Dr John E. Hallsworth