Home > News > Our Vanishing Glaciers
July 11th, 2006
Our Vanishing Glaciers
Mike Treder: While riding a chairlift across the face of the glacier, I had a chance to speak with one of the workers there. I asked him if he had noticed any indication that the glacier was retreating. He answered emphatically yes, and estimated that it was now 100 meters shorter than in his youth.
Though some complain that this is not an issue of relevance for a nanotechnology blog, we'll keep pointing out the consequences of rampant global warming as an example of a major problem that molecular manufacturing might help to alleviate...or might exacerbate.
The "Tipping Point" February 12th, 2014
UCF Researcher Bringing 3-D TV Back From The Dead February 12th, 2014
Diamond Defect Boosts Quantum Technology February 4th, 2014
Iran to Hold 2nd Prototype Nanotechnology Products Competition January 21st, 2014
Advantages emerge in using nanostructured material in the forging process of mechanical components February 28th, 2014
Stirring-up atomtronics in a quantum circuit: What's so 'super' about this superfluid February 12th, 2014
Nanomotors are controlled, for the first time, inside living cells February 10th, 2014
New clues on the thermodynamic behaviour in small systems February 5th, 2014