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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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Market Forces and Coal

Posted on 19 August 2019 by Riduna Following defeat of the Australian Labor Party in the Federal election a leading Member has suggested that the Party should not rely on the use of Market Forces as the basis for curbing emissions.  This would be a…

For the first time, scientists capture a shockwave bursting from the sun

The sun may be our most constant friend in the solar system, the yellow dwarf star that holds our entire solar system together. But that doesn’t mean it’s always a steadying force. In fact, the sun shakes things up on…

Simulation of the future in the Grimsel rock laboratory

(Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena) Geologists @UniJena and partners are researching at the Grimsel rock laboratory materials and systems that are foreseen as a geotechnical barrier in a possible repository. The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) is financing the ‘KOLLORADO-e3’ project with around one million euros over the next three years.

Energy

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters

Your article on Hinkley Point C outlines the rising costs, long delays and the mental health crisis among the employees building this new nuclear power station (Report, 14 August). The article suggests the much-delayed project may be delivered around 2025-6….

Manual of tool that generates early warnings on tropical forest loss now widely available

(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Terra-i allows specialists and governments around the globe to keep tabs on forest cover change, and generate warnings on deforestation in near real-time. Now, an open-access user manual allows anyone to use this free tool.

Top 10 Solar Energy Projects Around the World

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Slowly but surely, solar energy is making progress as a legitimate form of energy. Not only are governments using it to harness power for their respective municipalities, but, in addition, private businesses are using it to cut down on energy costs.  As such, more and more solar energy projects are popping up throughout the world, some of […]

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