Severe weather outbreak expected Friday in the Midwest
The Central U.S. is preparing for another severe weather outbreak with the potential for significant tornadoes and damaging wind. Read more here.
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Fossil Fuels Still Dominate Our Security And Defense Needs
President Joe Biden says climate change is the greatest threat faced by our country and the world. It’s a greater threat than nuclear war, he insists. Ironically, the proposed “solution” of eliminating essential fossil fuels to mitigate climate change actually…
Icy rain from Saturnâs rings is heating the planet
A new discovery shows an icy rain from Saturn’s rings affects the planet’s atmosphere. This insight could help lead to the discovery of rings around exoplanets.
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Postponing state pension age decision ‘not exactly a sign of strength’, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tories – UK politics live
From 2h ago Jacob Rees-Mogg, the former business secretary, has said that the government’s announcement about postponing the decision about accelerating the rise in the state pension age to 68 is “not exactly a sign of strength”. Speaking in the…
April Stargazing: Paschal Moon, Close Approaches of Saturn and Mars, and the Lyrid Meteor Shower
As we are only a week of waxing away from the full moon of April, it’s worth taking a look at other celestial sightseeing opportunities in the springing month. Around midnight of Wednesday, April 5th, the Pink Moon will fully illuminate the sky. Also known as the Paschal Moon, it sets the date for Easter […]
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Brightest gamma-ray burst of âall timeâ
The brightest gamma-ray burst of all time – or at least so far – blasted into the collective consciousness of earthly astronomers on October 9, 2022.
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How wildlife can help curb global warming
A new study shows that protecting wildlife can play a huge role in carbon storage and limiting climate change. Read what animals make a big difference.
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Hereâs why rainbows have a curved or arcing shape
Rainbows have a curved shape because they’re made from light reflected after hitting spherical raindrops. Learn more about rainbows here.
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See 5 planets after sunset, in the sky or via video
This week you can see 5 planets arcing across the evening sky. They are Venus and Uranus, Jupiter and Mercury, and Mars. Charts here.
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Rise of ‘fuel-guzzling’ SUVs costing Australians $13bn extra at the pump per year, report finds
Surging SUV ownership means Australians are needlessly spending an extra $13bn a year to fuel their cars, and the trend is sending transport emissions into overdrive at the same time similar nations are reducing them. Analysis from the Australia Institute…