Scientists Discover How the Tilting and Wobbling of the Earth Influenced the Fate of Ancient Ice Sheets

New research findings answer long-standing question over the importance of summertime warmth in melting ice sheets. Researchers have finally answered a long-standing question over the role of Earth’s orbit in driving global ice age cycles. Scientists have been able to decipher the exact role in driving the cycles of global ice ages played by the … Read more

Thames Tideway geology has influenced construction design, says project engineer

Geological conditions along the Thames Tideway Tunnel have had a significant influence on the design of its tunnels and shafts, Jacobs geotechnical engineer Tim Newman has said. At an event organized by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA), Newman said that the London Basin geological sequence which the tunnel passes through had determined elements of its … Read more