December 31, 2010 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Why does salt melt ice?

Two things happen when ice and water are placed in contact:   Molecules on the surface of the ice escape into the water (melting), and molecules of water are captured on the surface of the ice (freezing).   More...

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Charleston Harbor must be deepened

The Port of Charleston, the flagship of the S.C. Ports Authority, is an economic engine for the state that doesn’t make many headlines, or the top of people’s agendas, outside of the State House or the Lowcountry itself. More...