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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Climate change: England not ready for impact – BBC
PA Media By Esme Stallard Climate and Science Reporter, BBC News England is not ready for the unavoidable impacts of global warming, the government’s advisers on climate change say in a new report. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said…
What is a neutron star? How do they form?
A neutron star is born from a supernova explosion. They contain a couple of times the mass of our sun, squeezed into a sphere the size of a city on Earth.
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Indian Startup Uses Rice Crop Waste to Make Biodegradable Foam Packaging–Instead of Burning it
A Delhi-based engineer has designed a replacement for polystyrene packaging out of “rice stubble” the dead stalks left over after the rice season in India, millions of tons of which are burned every year. They say wisdom oft comes from the mouths of babes, and Mr. Arpit Dhupar was at first left scratching his head […]
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ESAâs JUICE mission will explore Jupiterâs icy moons
The JUICE mission is an ESA program that will journey to Jupiter and its icy moons, learning more about the habitability of these worlds.
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The 50 States of Climate Change – Outside Online – Outside
Since the 1700s, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased by 40 percent, largely from greenhouse gasses released by people burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal. As a result, the climate is becoming more…
Why East Antarctica is a ‘sleeping giant’ of sea level rise – BBC
Scientists once thought the East Antarctic ice sheet, which contains enough water to raise sea levels 52m (170ft), was stable. But now its ice shelves are beginning to melt. Jan Lieser had just started going through the dozens of satellite…
‘Like a Meccano set’: how architects are reimagining Brisbane’s homes to survive future flooding
Brisbane architect Paul Worroll has experienced the life cycle of building for floods first-hand. Worroll and his team at Reddog Architects designed NA house in inner city Brisbane 10 years ago after its owners made the decision to stay put…
New comet â C/2023 A3 â could be bright in 2024
A newly discovered comet, C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS), could be quite bright in October 2024. Learn more about the comet here.
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Meteorologist: Climate Change Won’t Drive Future US Hurricane Damage Losses
An article in Axios, written by Andrew Freedman, claims increased hurricane winds due to rising temperatures driven by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations may result in more hurricane damage losses along the US East Coast, Florida Coasts, and the Gulf Coast….