U of O researchers are working to improve membrane distillation techniques to make drinking water more accessible

Reading time: 2 minutes We looked at the pore wetting phenomenon and how O University PhD candidate Hooman Chamani plans to alleviate it. University of Ottawa doctoral candidate Hooman Chamani, alongside Professors Christopher Lan and Takeshi Matsuura from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, recently published their work Pore …

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ASEAN-Korea Center to present virtual trip to ASEAN countries

“ASEAN Familiarization Tour” in Brunei (ASEAN-Korea Center) The ASEAN-Korea Center organized a virtual “ASEAN Familiarization Tour” to strengthen ASEAN-Korea tourism cooperation. Ulu Temburong National Park in Temburong, Brunei (ASEAN-Korea Center) The tour, which allows Korean travel journalists and social media influencers to explore tourist destinations in ASEAN member states, went …

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A seismometer maps the anatomy of Mars

Unlike the eight orbiters that currently monitor the planet and the six rovers that have explored its chemistry and geology, InSight is the only spacecraft to directly probe the planet’s interior. Orbital measurements of Mars’ moment of inertia and gravity field have provided indirect clues about internal anatomy: its central …

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Beach mats improve access for wheelchair and scooter users

New beach mats have been introduced on Dublin’s Dollymount Strand to provide better access for wheelchair and scooter users to the North Bull Island Nature Reserve and other beach areas. The specially designed mats stretch 125 meters across the beach from the end of Causeway Road and will provide greater …

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NASA monitors water to help growers grow

Every day – up to thirty times a day, in fact – one of Mark Mason’s employees at Nature’s Reward Farms in Monterey County, Calif., Brings him the results of a soil test for discussion. Mason oversees the fertilizer and irrigation of the 5,000-acre farm along California’s central coast, nicknamed …

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