Planet-observing is fun and easy: Top tips here
Get our top tips for planet-observing, from the innermost and elusive Mercury out to faint blue Neptune and everything in between.
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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…
Aurora photos from Thursdayâs geomagnetic storm
A geomagnetic storm produced aurora visible from even southern states on March 23, 2023. See some of our best aurora photos here.
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Was âOumuamua a comet? Avi Loeb responds to new research
A March 22 study suggests that ‘Oumuamua, which passed us in 2017, was a comet from another solar system. Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb strongly disagrees.
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Forget geoengineering. We need to stop burning fossil fuels. Right now | Rebecca Solnit
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, one of which dropped this week, are formidably researched and profoundly important, but they mostly reinforce what we already know: human-produced greenhouse gases are rapidly and disastrously changing the planet, and unless…
Mercury â near Jupiter â after sunset in late March
Mercury is visible in the evening sky. Look in the sunset direction, as the sky is darkening. The planet reaches its greatest elongation on April 11, 2023.
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Scientists Stumble Upon a Whole New Process in Photosynthesis Which They Believe Can Be ‘Hacked’ to Improve Renewable Energy
A “mind-blowing” discovery in the early stages of photosynthesis has been discovered by scientists that could help improve the efficiency of renewable energy technologies. While trying to figure out if it were possible to extract electrons from a known process in the early stages of photosynthesis, the scientists instead found an entirely-new electron transfer pathway, […]
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Weather-watching on Jupiter and Uranus with Hubble
The Hubble Space Telescope keeps an eye on the planets in space, watching the weather and seasons change on planets such as Jupiter and Uranus.
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Does a green sky predict a tornado is coming?
If you see a foreboding, green sky, it’s best to take cover. A tornado might not be approaching, but green skies can be a sign of hail and other bad weather.
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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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