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New study says dinosaur-dooming asteroid struck Earth at ‘deadliest possible’ angle

“For the dinosaurs, the worst-case scenario is exactly what happened … because it put more hazardous debris into the upper atmosphere and scattered it everywhere, the very thing that led to a nuclear winter.”

NASA finds heavy rainfall in Tropical Storm Cristobal

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The third tropical cyclone of the Atlantic Ocean basin has been generating large amounts of rainfall over Mexico’s Yucatan and parts of Central America. Using satellite data, NASA analyzed that heavy rainfall and provided forecasters with valuable cloud top temperature data to help assess the strength of the storm.

Reopening Has Risks. So Did The Industrial Revolution

Some commentators, searching for a parallel between COVID-19 and climate change, argue that the pandemic and lockdown show what we’re capable of if only we apply the same determination to the climate. This ruinous lockdown has thus provided a glimpse…

New Study Shows Global Warming Intensifying Extreme Rainstorms Over North America – InsideClimate News

New research showing how global warming intensifies extreme rainfall at the regional level could help communities better prepare for storms that in the decades ahead threaten to swamp cities and farms. The likelihood of intense storms is rising rapidly in…

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New Study Shows Global Warming Intensifying Extreme Rainstorms Over North America – InsideClimate News

New research showing how global warming intensifies extreme rainfall at the regional level could help communities better prepare for storms that in the decades ahead threaten to swamp cities and farms. The likelihood of intense storms is rising rapidly in…

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Tracking fossil fuel emissions with carbon-14

Researchers have devised a breakthrough method for estimating national emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels using ambient air samples and a well-known isotope of carbon that scientists have relied on for decades to date archaeological sites.

SpaceX opens a new chapter in U.S. spaceflight

A little over 18 years since he first came up with the idea of building his own rockets as a means to both reignite and lower the cost of space exploration, Elon Musk watched this weekend as his company SpaceX…