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NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

Wow! What if 1 in 4 sunlike stars has an Earth?

According to a new study by astronomers, based on data from the Kepler Space Telescope, 1 in 4 sunlike stars should have a planet that’s approximately Earth-sized, orbiting in the star’s habitable zone.

Cloud Formations And Plant Growth Cycles In The Present Grand Solar Minimum

We are already well into a Grand Solar Minimum. It’s the deepest minimum in 100 years. This post is based on personal observations in Scandinavia about 250 miles south of the Arctic circle this summer. CLOUDS Among the changes in…

16 images that will make you feel 'as free as a bird'

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Photographer of the Year competition received more than 13,500 entries from 63 countries, making 2019 its biggest year yet. Both professional and amateur photographers were encouraged to submit photos in the eight different…

Stardust in the Antarctic snow

The rare isotope iron-60 is created in massive stellar explosions. Only a very small amount of this isotope reaches the earth from distant stars. Now, a research team has discovered iron-60 in Antarctic snow for the first time. The scientists suggest that the iron isotope comes from the interstellar neighborhood.

Why Coal Ain’t Cool: 7 Disadvantages of Coal You Need to Know

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Coal is a “fossil fuel” that we use as a major power source. Globally, we use over 8.7 million tons of coal per year, and that number is only growing. It’s evident that it’s an extremely vital part of the economy all around the world. However, with all good things come the bad. In this article, you’ll […]

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Did Tesla’s Autopilot Detect A Falling Meteor In Australia?

It was a dark and stormy night with low clouds and light rain. David McLeod and his son George were traveling back to Warrnambool from Geelong on the Princess Highway. The roads were empty with almost no traffic in either direction. George was driving their 2017 Tesla Model S 100D on Autopilot. And then a meteor hit