Why is Carbon Monoxide So Deadly? - Get to Know a Molecule
It’s colorless, odorless and can be deadly. Carbon monoxide is no joke, especially in the winter when people will do just about anything to warm up. Raychelle Burks, Ph.D., explains why carbon monoxide is so dangerous, and how you can stay safe, in the latest episode of the Reactions series Get To Know A Molecule.
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Ultrafast lasers and Archimedes - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings)
When it comes to ultrafast lasers, Margaret Murnane’s name is one of the best known for her work in this field of science. Since 1999, she has been a professor at the University of Colorado’s NSF-funded JILA Physics Frontier Center, where she and her husband Henry Kapteyn pioneer research in ultrafast x-ray science. Additionally, the two also own a small laser company. Margaret is credited
The harsh reality that is Mars. (Photos by author). How is Mars One like Amway? Last month, the Mars One project announced that its initial candidate pool of 600 candidates had been whittled down to 100. Excitement then swirled around the â€˜net and the space community immediately following the announcement, as local media plugged the [...]
Have you ever thought about lighting up the streets using algae? I know I certainly hadn’t before researching for this post, but there are some scientists who have been working on the idea for a long time. There is even a prototype street lamp that’s been built using algae as its power source! This streetlamp […]