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These Seaweed-Inspired Generators Create Underwater Wave Power

A prototype renewable energy device modeled after seaweed generates kinetic energy while it gently lolls about under the waves. While only a proven concept, at a large enough scale the small filaments could provide energy to power major electrical appliances in coastal habitations such as floating buoys, coastal power stations, submerged devices, water monitoring equipment, […]

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Al Gore on his hopes for the planet: “Job number one is to stop using the sky as an open sewer” – CBS News

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which are helping warm the planet, increased by 6.2% last year as the economy rebounded after pandemic lockdowns—fueled by a rise in coal-generated power and pollution from trucking.  Former Vice President Al Gore has been warning about…

A Flame Nebula Ablaze With Color is Called ‘Orion’s Fireplace’ and Captured in Stunning New Images

There’s an adage in astronomy about how there’s always something new to find in the constellation of Orion—well, astronomers just found his fireplace. In a new series of images, the aptly-named “Flame Nebula” located in Orion appears like a raging inferno, as radiation released by young stars causes clouds of gases and dust to glow. […]

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What is the zodiac?

Maybe you associate the word “zodiac” with astrology, but it has an honored place in astronomy, too. It’s defined by the annual path of the sun across our sky.

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