The science of the botijo

“You are simpler than the mechanism of a botijo”. Without a doubt, this well-known phrase does not do any justice to our protagonist since the science behind it is much more complex. Two professors of Chemistry from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Gabriel Pinto and José Ignacio Zubizarreta, demonstrated in…

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Wastage in a time bomb called Yesa

The Court of Auditors has reprimanded the CHE in its audit report on the contract for the cost overrun of 110% in the work of regrowth reservoir and the delay of more than 12 years, all without entering into security

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The ancient ice of the Arctic is disappearing

In the Arctic Ocean there is ice that remains frozen all year round and remains that way for many years before melting. However, this winter the region recorded a historical minimum level of ice more than five years old. This, coupled with a level of sea ice in general that…

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From 30 to 100,000ºC in 0.000000000000075 seconds

In an experiment conducted at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California, under the direction of Carl Caleman, water has been heated with an X-ray laser from room temperature to 100,000 degrees in record time, as the researchers at PNAS explain. . To make that thermal jump, they only needed…

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From 30 to 100,000ºC in 0.000000000000075 seconds

In an experiment conducted at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California, under the direction of Carl Caleman, water has been heated with an X-ray laser from room temperature to 100,000 degrees in record time, as the researchers at PNAS explain. . To make that thermal jump, they only needed…

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Electricity prices ignite the debate over speculation with water

The abundance of rain does not lower the bill. Prices do not subside despite the recovery of the reservoirs, which again puts the magnifying glass on water management by large companies that own hydroelectric power plants. Congress will debate a proposed bill for the state to take over hydroelectric concessions…

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