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When these stars meet, the explosion will take over our night sky

You probably won’t be around to stare at the sky and make dumbfounded murmurings. But your children — or at least, your grandchildren — will be. And what a sight they will behold in 2083. That’s when astronomers expect a…

These Are the Causes of Global Warming – Green Matters

With 2019 going on record as the second-hottest year to date, global warming continues to be a real threat to our environment, livelihood, and the world as we know it. Six of the hottest years so far in recorded history…

How to help hummingbirds in winter

Hummingbirds get little relief from hunger, thanks to the fastest metabolism of any vertebrate animal. Native plant nectar is usually their best food source, but since hummingbirds can starve after just a few hours without food, humans often lend a…

Renewable Rent-Seekers Aren’t Focused On Stopping Bushfires—Or Cheap Energy

No amount of mouth-frothing by Piers Morgan or artful deception by the legions of renewable energy warriors published by the Australian Financial Review and the Guardian will change the facts about this summer. The severe fire season is due to…

New research provides evidence of strong early magnetic field around Earth

(University of Rochester) New research from the University of Rochester provides evidence that the magnetic field that first formed around Earth was even stronger than scientists previously believed. The research will help scientists draw conclusions about the sustainability of Earth’s magnetic shield and whether or not there are other planets in the solar system with the conditions necessary to harbor life.

What are dog whiskers for?

Most dogs are hairy things. Whether their fur is long or short, their bodies are mostly covered all over in hair of some sort. But separate from the fluff and the fur, your pup has long, coarse hairs sticking out…

Climate Expert Shreds Claims Made By AOC, Thunberg In House Hearing

Michael D. Shellenberger, President of Environmental Progress, ripped the far-left extremist rhetoric parroted by fringe activist Greta Thunberg and socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during his testimony in front of the House Committee On Science, Space, and Technology on the…

NASA water vapor imagery shows Tino’s heavy rain potential over Fiji

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean it gathered water vapor data that provided information about the intensity of Tropical Cyclone Tino.

NASA catches the dissipation of Tropical Cyclone Claudia

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Claudia was dissipating in the Southern Indian Ocean when NASA’s Terra satellite captured a visible image of storm as it flew overhead in its orbit around the Earth.

Potassium-driven rechargeable batteries: An effort towards a more sustainable environment

(Tokyo University of Science) Concerns about the scarcity of lithium and other materials necessary in the now-ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries have recently driven many researchers to look for alternatives, such as sodium and potassium. Prof Shinichi Komaba from Tokyo University of Science, Japan, and his team have worked for over a decade on this topic. In his latest review article, he extensively discusses his findings on the recent advances, promises, and limitations of potassium-ion batteries.