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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Australia passes most significant climate law in a decade amid concern over fossil fuel exports
Australia’s parliament has passed the country’s most significant emissions reduction legislation in more than a decade after the government won backing from Greens and independent MPs for a plan to deal with pollution from major industrial sites. After weeks of…
Meteor shower guide: Next up, the Lyrids
Your meteor shower guide for 2023. There are some good ones! Next up … the Lyrids in April. And then, the Eta Aquariids in May.
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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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Hate Needles? Future Vaccines Could be Delivered by a Gentle Puff of Air
Nobody likes needles, but theyâre necessary for delivering many vaccines and biologics into the body. But what if those could be puffed through the skin instead, with just a little pressure, like being hit in the arm with a foam toy? Today, scientists report steps toward making that a reality. Using powdered vaccines that donât […]
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Rishi Sunak grilled by senior MPs at Commons liaison committee – UK politics live
Filters BETA Sarah Champion (Lab), moves onto international development spending. She asks why no budget is ring fenced by the Treasury to support refugees in the UK, adding: “Why is it that you think it’s fine to raid the overseas…
Find Omega Centauri, using Spica as a guide
Omega Centauri is the largest globular star cluster visible to the eye alone. In the spring, the star Spica can lead you to the giant globular cluster.
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Climate change: trees grow for extra month as planet warms – study – BBC
Andrew Lichtenstein/Getty Global warming is changing the way trees grow, new research suggests. Researchers studying hardwoods in northwest Ohio say a century of warming has extended their annual growing season by a month on average. The scientists from Ohio State…
Climate change: Lessons learned from penguins – CTV News
One hundred years ago, colourful canaries warned humans of the hidden hazards of digging for coal by riding shotgun down the mine and dropping dead. Now, penguin experts say these birds that move like tuxedoed toddlers are showing us the…
Autumn has been totally skewwhiff in Sydney this year, devoid of its customary cadence and meter | Paul Daley
In the southern Australian cities where I’ve spent most of my life my birthday on the second day of autumn has always been synonymous with gentle seasonal transition. It’s no coincidence that the beginning of autumn in March is my…