The ocean’s chemistry isn’t the same everywhere

A new study overturns a 130-year-old assumption about the chemistry of seawater. The main finding? It's not stay the same across the whole ocean.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara • futurity
Sept. 4, 2020 ~6 min

chemistry oceans ecosystems earth-and-environment salt ions

Laser cooling chills radium ions for the first time

The first successful laser cooling of radium ions could open up new paths of discovery in physics, some of which may violate traditional rules.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara • futurity
July 18, 2019 ~8 min

physics lasers temperature science-and-technology ions radium