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ESA studies human hibernation for space travel

In movies and books, fictional astronauts enter ‘suspended animation’ to cross the vastness of space. Recently ESA investigated how real-life crew hibernation would impact a space mission to Mars.

Who knew? Plants ‘panic’ when it rains

Using a spray bottle to simulate rain, researchers found a “panic-like” response in plants. Complex chemical warning signals were passed from leaf to leaf and even communicated to other plants.

Climate Extremism In The Age Of Disinformation

Do the global warming wars ever change anyone’s mind? I suppose there are a few people whose minds have been changed. As I recall, Judith Curry has said Climategate (now “celebrating” its 10-year anniversary) was her wake-up call that institutionalized…

NASA scientist uses comedy to teach people about global warming – Yale Climate Connections

(Image credit: Climate Elvis – Climate Rock video) Most days, Josh Willis plays a mild-mannered oceanographer. “I study global warming for NASA,” he says. But some people may know him as Climate Elvis. To a rock ‘n’ roll beat, he…

Tesla Model 3 V3 Supercharging Times: 2% To 100% State of Charge (Video)

VegasModel3 posted a video that answers the most asked EV question I’ve encountered. Although, the answer to this question is particular to the Tesla Model 3. It won’t answer the question for all EVs. That question is typically the beginning question before someone delves further into the world of electric cars

Awesome nightscape photos from New Mexico’s Very Large Array

Observatories are great places to view and photograph the night sky. Tips from an astrophotographer’s trip to the Very Large Array in New Mexico – to help you plan your next astrophotography adventure – plus awesome photos.

Giant whale swims beneath California surfers

[embedded content] Surfing is a thrill on its own, but imagine looking down into the sea and witnessing a large whale swimming beneath you and your friends. That thrill was shared by a group of surfers at Dana Point, just…

See how much Arctic ice has vanished over the last 25 years

[embedded content] We’ve shown you what Earth would look like if all the ice on the planet melted. Many of our favorite cities would simply disappear. But a new video by NASA and a study by the American Geophysical Union…