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Canary Islands Eruption Resets Volcano Forecasts

Canary Islands Eruption Resets Volcano Forecasts

Canary Islands Eruption Resets Volcano Forecasts Christopher Intagliata A volcanologist says the eruption on the island of La Palma is a unique window into the “personality” of basaltic volcanoes. Go to Source Author: Christopher Intagliata {authorlink} https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/assets/Image/newsletter/salogo.png Scientific American Content: Global http://rss.sciam.com/ScientificAmerican-Global Science news and technology updates from Scientific American

Did Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic—and Rhodium—Could Share Some Blame

Did Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic—and Rhodium—Could Share Some Blame

Did Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic—and Rhodium—Could Share Some Blame Dominic Smith, Andrew Robinson Transcript Andrew Robinson: This is the most valuable metal on the planet. More valuable than silver, gold, platinum, or even this jewelry. It’s this powder right here. This jewelry is being treated with a thin coating of rhodium—a chemically…

Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic–and Rhodium–Could Share Some Blame

Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic–and Rhodium–Could Share Some Blame

Your Catalytic Converter Get Stolen? The Pandemic–and Rhodium–Could Share Some Blame Dominic Smith, Andrew Robinson Transcript Andrew Robinson: This is the most valuable metal on the planet. More valuable than silver, gold, platinum, or even this jewelry. It’s this powder right here. This jewelry is being treated with a thin coating of rhodium—a chemically inert,…

Your Boss Wants to Spy on Your Inner Feelings

Your Boss Wants to Spy on Your Inner Feelings John McQuaid In Liverpool, England, at a February 2020 conference on the rather unglamorous topic of government purchasing, attendees circulated through exhibitor and vendor displays, lingering at some, bypassing others. They were being closely watched. Around the floor, 24 discreetly positioned cameras tracked each person’s movements…

Readers Respond to the August 2021 Issue

Readers Respond to the August 2021 Issue

Readers Respond to the August 2021 Issue Scientific American BROWN DWARFS In “Not Quite Stars,” by Katelyn Allers, the diagram “A Guide to Brown Dwarfs” states that these objects are “at least” 13 Jupiter masses. Yet it shows one brown dwarf that is eight Jupiter masses and another that is between three and…