Supplementary Matieral

Links to new scientific results pertinent to the topics in the book, and also information that allows the interested reader to pursue some of the topics in more depth.

The Kepler planet-finding mission continues to generate new results.  You can link to the latest results by clicking HERE, and a discussion of those results by clicking HERE. A summary figure showing the new results is shown HERE.

Recent results  suggest that nickel nano-particles may efficiently catalyze precipitation of solid calcium carbonate from solutions with dissolved CO2. If this works, it could lead to efficient carbon sequestration