A new report from the Heartland Institute warns of the dangers of renewable energy. It offers an interesting insight into the twisted minds of fossil fuel advocates.
Watch for the close pairing of the brightest planet, Venus, with the little dipper-shaped Pleiades star cluster. Their conjunction is April 3, but any evening around then will be lovely!
“The mountains are calling and I must go,” conservationist John Muir famously wrote in 1873. Many people can relate to feeling beckoned by nature, although for various reasons we can’t always heed the call as quickly as we’d like. Fortunately,…
Our body’s ability to detect disease, foreign material, and the location of food sources and toxins is all determined by a cocktail of chemicals that surround our cells, as well as our cells’ ability to ‘read’ these chemicals. Cells are highly sensitive. In fact, our immune system can be triggered by the presence of just one foreign molecule or ion. Yet researchers don’t know how cells achieve this level of sensitivity.
Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. An idea beloved of the technorati is that we are actually living not on the earth we seem to inhabit but in…
(University of California – Davis) Results from pre- and post-hike surveys of a burned landscape indicate that people understand and appreciate the role of fire in natural landscapes more than is perceived.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Sorting through millions of possibilities, a search for battery materials delivered results in five weeks instead of 50 years.