Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 25, 2017
Date aired: July 10th, 2017
Guest: Anders Nilsson. Ph.D., Department of Physics, Stockholm University & Stanford University, http:http://www.su.se/English/profiles/andersn-1.186733
Water advocate Sharon Kleyne has spent more than twenty years teaching the mysteries and subtleties of water to people around the world. Kleyne’s work and that of her water research peers is of special importance in this age of global water crisis and so she was thrilled to welcome Sweden’s Anders Nilsson as a guest to her radio show, the nationally syndicated The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health on VoiceAmerica sponsored by Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®.
Nilsson, a physicist, divides his time between his native Sweden where he is Professor of Chemical Physics at Stockholm University and California where he is Professor of Photon Science at Stanford University. For twenty years, Nilsson has also studied the fundamental properties and structure of liquid water and chemical energy transformations on surfaces that are, for instance, related to artificial photosynthesis. The author and co-author of more than 300 scientific papers published in journals such as Science and Nature, Nilsson was one of the scientists featured in the 2014 television production about the oceans, Through the Wormhole by Morgan Freeman. Also in 2014, Nilsson published his first spiritual book, The Gentle Way of the Heart, which received a silver medal in the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards.
Focusing on the molecular structure of water, Nilsson lamented the fact that “we have limited technology now to study the unusual properties of water.” When Kleyne asked Nilsson to elaborate, he said that “water is the most unique liquid on the planet. For instance, the more you cool water down, the stranger it becomes. Water is the basis of life.” Kleyne agreed, pointing out that the body is mostly water and we need to breathe the water in the air (or atmosphere) in order to live.
“That’s why it’s so important that we make water our number one infrastructure priority,” said Kleyne. “Water should also be our number one research priority,” Kleyne added. Nilsson agreed but with this cautionary note: “water is a very controversial subject,” Nilsson said. Both agreed that water is not grant-money-friendly, especially in the U.S., a fact that led Nilsson to return to Sweden part of the year to be able to continue his water research.
Kleyne and Nilsson asserted that new water infrastructure is critical because we are in danger of losing the life-giving water on earth. Kleyne and Nilsson blamed politicians for putting their own limited self-interest above education, research and infrastructure and both wished that they would learn the lessons of history. “Ancient civilizations like the Incas, like Rome,” said Nilsson, "built roads not so that people could get around, but so that they could get water to the cities and towns.”
Nilsson also offered a scary illustration of the water crisis facing planet earth. “If you could gather up into a ball all of the water, fresh and not fresh on the earth, it would take up no more than 50 square miles. That’s not a lot of space or water,” Nilsson concluded, “and if and when it goes, that will signal the end of life here.”
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