World’s dusty airports degrade aircraft engines

MUNICH — The ominous approach of a sky-high haboob can fray the nerves of travelers awaiting flights out of the world’s desert airports. As air traffic continues its decades-long increase — after a brief COVID-19 hiatus —…

Observing molecules inside a nanometer-sized “sardine can”

Researchers from the Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Engineering have successfully developed a new technique allowing them to observe gas molecules packing into metal-organic frameworks (MOF) using infrared spectroscopy. Their innovation was to measure…