Desert left to air

April 12, 1996

The THES expedition to Biosphere 2, the ecology centre in the Arizona desert built to perform experiments hermetically sealed off from the rest of the Earth (Biosphere 1), has revealed the secret of how the scientists there control its sometimes dangerous concentration of carbon dioxide. They leave the door open. Perhaps this is one of the improvements to operations there since Columbia University took over its scientific programme earlier this year.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments