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While some scientists are trying to spread sunlight-reflecting materials onto polar ice caps to slow climate change, others plan to inject them into the stratosphere. Now a team of US researchers has a new goal: to find out whether seawater can be used to produce brighter, more reflective clouds that cool the planet.
Covadonga is an industrial engineer who is always up for a challenge. First and foremost, getting a degree in a traditionally male-dominated field. Her research focuses on studying how metals behave under stress and strain.
On the occasion of World Water Day on March 22nd, our monthly iFriday revolved around the importance of this essential substance.
Jeanne Gang designed the St. Regis Chicago skyscraper, a 101-storey, 363-metre-tall megastructure inspired by the geometry present in natural materials like crystal and sapphire. These are the iconic buildings that owe their construction to influential female architects.
While the Flatiron building is only two metres wide at one end, some very narrow homes such as the Keret House contain a kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom. We take a look at the narrowest buildings on the planet.