Chemistry

Natural Zinc Sulfides Are Ruining The Mary Rose, But Science Can Fix It

As the crown jewel of Henry VIII’s, its flagship, the Mary Rose, patrolled the Atlantic with her heavy cannons for 34 years. It then spend 437 more buried beneath the turbulent English Channel before being recovered and placed on display at the Mary Rose M ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 17 2021 - 11:45am

Sulfur And Iron Haunt The Ghost Wreck

Analysis of the wood from three 17th century shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea, the Ghost wreck, the Crown and the Sword, showed high concentrations of sulfur and iron using X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanning. Scientists from the same team have previously repor ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 17 2021 - 2:28pm

In A Pandemic World, Be Thankful For Pesticides

This year, you're going to pay 24 percent more for a turkey, a tough bite out of the wallet for poor people and a dose of reality for economists and armchair pundits who claimed prior to today's "stagflation" that higher prices are no c ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 23 2021 - 6:32am