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Buttigieg Wants To Mandate Electric Vehicles To Combat High Gas Prices

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg considered the most likely Democratic candidate for president in 2024 after Joe Biden in the latest Washington Post ranking, says the solution to high gas prices is getting “most Americans” to switch to electric vehicles —…

I Rented An Electric Car For A Four-Day Road Trip And It Was A Nightmare

I thought it would be fun. That’s what I told my friend Mack when I asked her to drive with me from New Orleans to Chicago and back in an electric car. I’d made long road trips before, surviving popped…

Breaking: Black Hole at Heart of Our Galaxy Pictured For First Time

The gargantuan black hole which binds our galaxy together with its powerful gravity has been imaged for the first time. The capture relied on the collaboration of telescopes from all over the world acting in sync, collecting several millions of gigabytes of data to present the burning accretion disk of Sagittarius A—our black hole’s official […]

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Pluto Has Giant Ice Volcanoes that Could Hint at Existence of an Underground Ocean With Life

As spacecraft New Horizons recently sauntered past Pluto, images sent back to Earth made their way into the hands of a team that confirmed a large part of the dwarf planet’s surface was molded by ice volcanos—and some eruptions are fairly recent on the cosmos calendar. The findings provide much more detailed evidence about volcanoes […]

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Are We About to Witness a Super-Massive Black Hole Merger?

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature, politics, science, health, and travel. A galaxy featuring a pair of supermassive black holes could be about to receive a pretty loud wake up call, as the titanic entities will spiral together and merge in just a few months, with an expression of energy […]

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New Study Further Resolves Stephen Hawking’s Black Hole Paradox – With String Theory

Black holes really are giant fuzzballs, a new study says. The study attempts to put to rest the debate over Stephen Hawking’s famous information paradox, the problem created by Hawking’s conclusion that any data that enters a black hole can never leave. This conclusion accorded with the laws of thermodynamics, but opposed the fundamental laws […]

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Can You Solve Climate Change Better Than World Leaders? – WIRED

En-ROADS is fun (and depressing) to explore. Spoiler alert: The massive scale of combined actions needed to keep warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius quickly becomes obvious. There is no single solution. Users can input any combination of scenarios, from carbon…

NASA Probe Enters the Sun’s Atmosphere for the First Time, Immediately Teaching Us New Things About Our Star

Three years after launching, and decades after its inception, the Parker Solar Probe passed into the solar atmosphere, arriving closer than any craft ever before to the surface of the Sun. While claims that the probe “touched the sun” are a bit misleading, the reality is that entering the Sun’s atmosphere is a truly remarkable […]

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Some AMA Delegates Decry Dismissal of Global Warming as a Health Crisis – MedPage Today

Before COVID-19, the American Medical Association (AMA) meetings in June and November would be chock full of lively debate on 100 items or more. Its House of Delegates leaders would take the mic to argue yes or no on topics…

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