• Pals for Life

    09-11-26 In 1999, Ryan Hreljac (hurl-jack) and Jimmy Akana became pen pals(筆友). They lived on two continents, thousands of miles apart. Their lives could not have been more different. Ryan lived with his family in Kemptville, Canada, while Jimmy, an orph...

  • 月球上發現“數量可觀”的水源

    09-11-14 Nasa's experiment last month to find water on the Moon was a major success, US scientists have announced. 美國科學家宣布,美國航空航天局上個月尋找月球上的水源的實驗取得重大勝利。 A camera on the probe shows the ejecta plume about 20 seconds after im...

  • 海洋中有多少水?

    09-11-13 The calculation of variations(變更) in the sea level is relatively simple. It is by far more complicated to then determine the change in the water mass. A team of geodesists(測地學) and oceanographers(海洋學家) from the University of Bonn, as...

  • 格陵蘭冰層融化速度加快

    09-11-13 Satellite observations and a state-of-the art regional atmospheric model have independently confirmed that the Greenland ice sheet is loosing mass at an accelerating(加速的,促進的) rate, reports a new study in Science. This mass loss is equally d...

  • The formula for water 水的分子式

    09-11-07 The formula for water Teacher: What the chemical formula for water is the? Blonde: HIJKLMNO!! Teacher: What are you talking about? Blonde: Yesterday you said its H to O! 水的分子式 老師:水的分子式是什么? 花瓶:HIJKLMNO??! 老師:你在說什么? 花瓶...

  • 設想:月球上如何產生水

    09-10-30 The Moon is a big sponge(海綿) that absorbs electrically charged particles given out by the Sun. These particles interact with the oxygen present in some dust grains(顆粒) on the lunar surface, producing water. This discovery, made by the ESA-IS...

  • Lizards filmed 'walking on water' 照片:蜥蜴“在水面上行走”

    09-10-14 Remarkable slow-motion footage has been taken of two lizards that seem to do the impossible - walk on water. 兩只蜥蜴被用慢鏡頭拍攝到似乎不可能的事情在水面行走。 A Jesus Christ lizard, filmed from above and below the water A high-definition film, sh...

  • A Useful Way 一個有效的方法

    09-09-29 Father: Jack, why do you drink so much water? Jack: I have just had an apple, Dad. Father: What's that got to do with it? Jack: I forgot to wash the apple. 爸爸:杰克,你干嘛喝這么多水呀? 杰克:我剛才吃了個蘋果,爸爸。 爸爸:可是這跟喝水有什么關系...

  • Manatee meeting 邂逅海牛

    09-09-29 我想我大概永遠也搞不清在那個早晨到底發生了什么。我情愿相信是那些海牛和我一起參加了一個新生命的慶祝儀式,而我則是它們邀請的客人。隨著時間的流逝,這也成了我珍藏的記憶。 在那次意外的邂逅中,我感受到在這個巨大的星球上,生命之間的一種極致的和諧。這份記憶...

  • Water reform is 'needed in Asia' 亞洲需要進行用水改革

    09-08-18 Asia must reform its water use to feed 1.5 billion extra people by 2050, says a new report. 一項新調查顯示,亞洲必須趕在2050年以前進行用水改革以供給新增加的15億人口。 Asian farmers need to modernise their irrigation methods The authors warn that wit...