Mono Lake News


The Space Reporter
Chemical analysis technique could determine whether life is present on other worlds
The Space Reporter
Mono Lake The test to identify amino acids is 10,000 times more sensitive than the one currently used by NASA. Photo: Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an ...
NASA's Best Test For Extraterrestrial LifeForbes
Scientists devise a new and more sensitive test to detect life on other planetsBangalore Mirror
NASA develops supersensitive test to seek out life on ocean worldsNew Atlas
Tech Times -ACS Publications - American Chemical Society
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KABC-TV
LA eyes Mono Lake water levels near Yosemite National Park
KABC-TV
After being depleted by the drought, Mono Lake has started filling up again, which means great news for the lake's own eco-system and the city of Los Angeles. A visible difference can be spotted at Mono Lake following record-low water levels thanks in ...

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Los Angeles Times
Once teetering, Mono Lake is revived by heavy rains, snow
Los Angeles Times
Striding along a boardwalk with panoramic views of the lake famous for its craggy tufa formations and one of California's longest-running environmental dilemmas, Geoffrey McQuilkin, executive director of the Mono Lake Committee, a nonprofit group ...
Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California's drought-ravaged lakesReading Eagle
More Than 40% of California Is Out of 5-Year Drought: Federal MonitorsKTLA
California - United States Drought Monitor > Home > State Drought MonitorUnited States Drought Monitor > Home > State Drought Monitor

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Hanford Sentinel
NAS Lemoore Search and Rescue Detachment transports skiers to safety
Hanford Sentinel
... Dana Mountain and one of them was injured. We initiated our SAR recall procedure, which took roughly 35 to 40 minutes," AWS1 Nathaniel Edwards said. The skiers were situated two miles within the Mono Lake area at an elevation of more than 9,000 feet.

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Science Times
Alien In Ocean World: Using Analytical Science Prowess To Discover Extraterrestrial Life
Science Times
According to Tech Times, the new method was already used to identify 17 different amino acids in Mono Lake located in California. Using analytical process, the scientists were able to differentiate the origin of amino acids whether it is from living or ...

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Phys.Org
A new test for life on other planets
Phys.Org
Mono Lake, California, with salt pillars known as "tufas" visible. JPL scientists tested new methods for detecting chemical signatures of life in the salty waters here, believing them to be analogs for water on Mars or ocean worlds like Europa. Credit ...
New test to detect the chemical signature of life on alien planetsUPI.com
NASA Develops Super-sensitive Test For Detecting Life On Other PlanetsI4U News
JPL Invents a Better Way to Test for Alien LifePopular Mechanics
The Register -Mirage News
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Los Angeles Times
Rising water levels at Mono Lake
Los Angeles Times
Recent storms and increased snowpack have contributed to rising water levels at Mono Lake. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times). Copyright 2017, Los Angeles Times · Weeks of rain are rapidly reviving California's drought-ravaged lakes ...

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Tribal Tribune (subscription)
Hunting the reservation's rare shrimp species
Tribal Tribune (subscription)
I found two different kinds on the Reservation ' the Brine Shrimp and the Alkali Fairy Shrimp. I didn't find the Pocked Pouch Fairy Shrimp. The Brine Shrimp was abundant in some lakes on the Reservation. It lives in very salty water here and elsewhere ...

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Newsweek
Suit Asks: Do We Have a Right to a Habitable Environment'
Newsweek
In 1983, the California Supreme Court stopped Los Angeles from emptying Mono Lake because it would hurt wildlife and diminish the lake's recreational and aesthetic values'also part of the trust. Olson hopes to establish that the government has an ...

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Standard-Examiner
Great Salt Lake causeway breach concerns mineral, brine shrimp industries
Standard-Examiner
The east evaporation ponds of Compass Minerals as seen from above on Oct. 18, 2016. After a three-year evaporation process through various ponds, the company extracts minerals for fertilizer and road salts using brine from the Great Salt Lake's north arm.

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