The U.S. Air Force began preparing for war on May 23, 1967, thinking that the Soviet Union had jammed a set of American surveillance radars. But instead the powerful 1967 solar storm was to blame.
A Jupiter X-ray aurora mystery has perplexed astronomers for decades. Now they think ions responsible for the X-rays “surf” electromagnetic waves into Jupiter’s atmosphere.
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On July 30, 2021, Boeingâs uncrewed Starliner spacecraft will launch on an Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Hereâs how to watch.
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The initiative was announced yesterday at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit. “The global dairy sector is creating this ground-breaking initiative to help speed climate action already under way, while continuing to provide livelihoods for a billion people and…
One of the most fundamental questions about climate change is also one of the thorniest: How much, exactly, will the Earth warm in response to future greenhouse gas emissions? The answer, scientists say, lies in the sky above our heads….
Rev. Dr. Peter Walker, Principal of United Theological College at Charles Sturt University in Australia is getting some press exposure over his claim that wildfires and floods are direct results of “climate change.” He claims emitting industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) is…
(UK Research and Innovation) The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.
(Botanical Society of America) The National Science Foundation recently provided funding to over 100 herbaria across the Southeast U.S. to digitize more than three million plant specimens collected by botanists and naturalists across the country. Researchers tracked the speed and productivity of staff and students who handled the specimens, from the collection drawers to online repositories, to provide institutions with a framework to better determine the time and money needed to digitize remaining collections.
Jul 24th 2021 BY THE STANDARDS of the 21st century as a whole, 2021 will almost certainly go down as a comparatively cool year. By the standards of the rest of human history its weather looks disconcertingly like hell. Listen…