Articles tagged "ohio state university"

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'Assassin' targets supernovae in our neighborhood of the universe

While many astronomical collaborations use powerful telescopes to target individual objects in the distant universe, a new project at The Ohio State University is doing something radically different: using small telescopes to study a growing portion of the nearby univer

January 08, 2015

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​Top weather conditions that amplify Lake Erie algal blooms revealed

Of the many weather-related factors that contribute to harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie, a new study has identified one as most important: the wind.Over a 10-year period in Lake Erie, wind speed contributed more consistently to HABs than sunshine or even precipi

December 30, 2014

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Study hints that ancient Earth made its own water

A new study is helping to answer a longstanding question that has recently moved to the forefront of earth science: Did our planet make its own water through geologic processes, or did water come to us via icy comets from the far reaches of the solar system?The answer i

December 29, 2014

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New Greenland ice loss study emerges

 In the last decade, two of the three largest glaciers in Greenland have lost enough ice that, if melted, could have filled Lake Erie.This startling picture of Greenland's ice loss comes from a new study that refines measurements of such ice loss and is

May 28, 2011