Learn about the Caroline Herschel Medal, meant to honor the contributions of women astronomers. And meet the women who helped shape astronomy.
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Hydrogen is Powering the Olympic Village â Heat, Electric, and Lights That Are a Model of Japanese Innovation
The Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964 left a mark on the world in the form of the Shinkansen high-speed train, a feat which this year’s repeat hosts look to match with a vision of the future of civic planning. While enduring some criticism for going through with the games during COVID-19, Tokyo has presented the […]
Warming Trends: Increasing Heat is Dangerous for Pilgrims, Climate Warnings Painted on Seaweed and Many Plo… – InsideClimate News
CULTURE Global Warming Poses Danger to Pilgrims Millions travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia every year to fulfill one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith—the “hajj,” a pilgrimage to the sacred city every Muslim who is able must…
(UK Research and Innovation) The UK marine economy is worth £48 billion with strong growth in renewable energy and aquaculture. However, the marine environment is under pressure from the triple ocean crises of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. Researchers will investigate how to strengthen the marine economy while protecting ecosystems and communities.
(University of California – San Diego) California legislators have allocated UC San Diego $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel with a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system. The new vessel, which will be operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will serve as a platform for essential education and research dedicated to understanding the California coast and climate change impacts to the coastal ecosystem.
Rioting, looting, and violence have swept two South African provinces, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. Dozens of people have been killed, vital infrastructure has been destroyed and the damage runs into the billions. But it’s OK: the Imperial mother country has got…
NEWS 16 July 2021 With Allison Crimmins completing the new federal climate team, scientists say the fifth National Climate Assessment is back on solid ground. Jeff Tollefson Jeff Tollefson You have full access to this article via your institution. Extreme…
No More Pricks: Scientists Are Rolling Out First-of-its-Kind Blood Sugar Test for Pain-Free Delivery to Diabetics
A world-first, pain-free diabetes test could soon be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device. Funded by the Australian Governmentâs Modern Manufacturing Initiative, the world-class facility will help transition two decades of lab research to retail shelves to benefit more than 460 million […]
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) Researchers from Skoltech have found a way to help computer vision algorithms process satellite images of the Earth more accurately, even with minimal data for training. This will make various remote sensing tasks easier for machines and, ultimately, the people who use their data.
Global warming has already left its mark on the backbone of California’s water supply, and represents a growing threat to its first developed agricultural region, state experts have warned in a new study. The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta fuels California’s $3…