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Plasma waves turned into sound by researchers — Sounds of Saturn

Researchers studying the Cassini data converted the recordings of plasma waves into an audio file that humans can hear in a process similar to the way radios translate electromagnetic waves into music that can be heard, reports NASA . According to Ali Sulaiman, a planetary scientist associated with the research: "Enceladus is this little generator going around Saturn, and we know it is a conti... [Full Article...]

EIA report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

EIA report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas CFC-11 is very efficient to blowing for poly-urethane foam with helps it to enlarge into thermal insulation which is used in home to avoid energy bills and carbon emission is lesser. "CFC-11 is also a super global warmer, making this a serious threat for our climate as well". Researchers estimate that if the use of the chemical continues, it would be the equivalent of CO₂ from 16 coal-fired power ... [Full Article...]

Incredible video shows 4-mile iceberg breaking in Greenland

Researchers also managed to capture on camera a video that shows the noticeable violence and speed of the ice breaking event that is now ongoing. Also, these effects include a side effect that only supports the continuous melting of more glaciers, the warming water effect that generates more and more icebergs that eventually melt away in the ocean, making sea levels rise nonstop. [Full Article...]

NASA Plans to Bring to Earth a Piece of Mars

NASA Plans to Bring to Earth a Piece of Mars The fetch rover is expected to leave for our neighboring planet in 2026. With a budget of $5.2, ESA has approved for Airbus to design a concept of the rover that will be able to collect the Martian soil. Fetch will also have to plot its route by itself. The vehicle will have to cover large distances using a high degree of autonomy, planning its own path ahead day after day. [Full Article...]

Houston model bitten by shark while swimming in the Bahamas

Houston model bitten by shark while swimming in the Bahamas Zarutskie, who attends the University of Miami , had been on vacation with her boyfriend and his family and had heard from locals that swimming with nurse sharks was a fun and safe activity. Zarutskie knows it could have been worse. Apparently not intent on posing for the photo, one of the sharks made a decision to have a go at her arm. [Full Article...]

Unpiloted Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Space Station In Record Time

Its flight lasted only 3 hrs 40 mins versus the previous 6 or so hours taken up by a pattern presupposing four revolutions around the planet. It marked the first time such fast-track approach was used. The vehicles look like Russia's crewed, three-module Soyuz spacecraft but can not carry people. Progress spacecraft are disposable vehicles that are packed with trash and unneeded items and in... [Full Article...]

Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones

Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones With this discovery, researchers are now rethinking the evolution of dinosaurs, as they previously believed giant dinosaurs didn't exist until 25 million years later. For most dinosaurs, gigantism proved to be an evolutionary survival tool, especially among herbivores who could use their size as a form of defence against predators. [Full Article...]

Spiders Can Fly Through the Air for Miles Using Electricity, Study Finds

Spiders Can Fly Through the Air for Miles Using Electricity, Study Finds What one might consider final confirmation of the theory would that when an e-filed was induced in this utterly windless environment, the spiders actually began ballooning . We have long known that spider silk is an effective insulator of electricity. "We do, however, know that they are sufficient". But we're still holding our breath for the discovery that'll show us how to shoot silk from our wr... [Full Article...]

Scientists discovere world’s oldest colour

Scientists discovere world’s oldest colour Australian researchers have uncovered the world's oldest biological colour in the Sahara desert, in a find they said today helped explain why complex life forms only recently emerged on earth. Researchers said the pink pigment they discovered would have originally appeared blue-green to the human eye. "[Gueneli] came running into my office and said, 'look at this, ' and she had this bright pink ... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic Rough surf and risky rip currents will continue to impact coastal areas of the Carolinas, mid-Atlantic and the Northeast through much of this week. The system is expected to move over the southeastern Bahamas later Tuesday but should not develop much over the next day or so, the hurricane center predicted. [Full Article...]

Russian cargo ship docks at ISS in record time

Russian cargo ship docks at ISS in record time The unmanned spacecraft loaded with almost three tons of supplies docked at the station in automatic mode less than four hours after the launch. That new system is apparently a lot better than whatever they were using previously, and it's helped to make the trip much more efficient, thus cutting way down on the time it takes for its vehicles to arrive at the Space Station . [Full Article...]

Starbucks: No more plastic straws

Starbucks: No more plastic straws It will be used for all cold drinks with the exception of Frappuccinos , which will be served with a disposable, paper straw. Starbucks has chose to do away with plastic straws by 2020 over evidence that they damage the environment, the company said Monday. [Full Article...]

Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February The project culminated in the design of an Israeli lunar probe, which SpaceIL claimed would launch regardless of the contest's outcome. On Tuesday, the team announced its goal of a February 13, 2019, moon landing, but it has yet to set a specific launch date in December. [Full Article...]

Nebraska groups react to Pruitt's resignation

Nebraska groups react to Pruitt's resignation But as the emissions control requirements went into effect in recent years, companies like Fitzgerald Glider Kits of Crossville, Tennessee, began to attract thousands of buyers from around the United States - including many small fleet owners - that wanted to evade the new rules, getting trucks they argued were cheaper to run. [Full Article...]

NASA Readies to Extract Data as Kepler Runs 'Very Low' on Fuel

NASA Readies to Extract Data as Kepler Runs 'Very Low' on Fuel NASA expects that observations for the next campaign can start with the remaining fuel once the science data have been downloaded. If the manoeuvre and download are successful, the team will begin its 19th observation campaign on August 6 with the remaining fuel, NASA said, adding that it will provide an update after the scheduled download. [Full Article...]

Heat Wave Kills 54 People in Quebec

Heat Wave Kills 54 People in Quebec David Kaiser. Nearly all were over the age of 60. Heat warnings were also issued for much of Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Brochu said part of the reason why the morgue is at capacity is the high amount of bodies that still have to be claimed. [Full Article...]

The last straw? Starbucks pledges to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020

The last straw? Starbucks pledges to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020 The company will broaden the manufacture and use of what some in social media have dubbed the " adult sippy cup ". McDonald's shareholders voted down a proposal requesting a report on plastic straws in May, although it recently said it would switch to paper straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland by next year, and test alternatives to plastic straws in some USA locations. [Full Article...]

With Pruitt’s Departure, More Than A Quarter of Trump’s Cabinet Has Changed

With Pruitt’s Departure, More Than A Quarter of Trump’s Cabinet Has Changed While Pruitt arrived in Washington as part of President Trump's promised wave of outsiders hoping to shake up the Capital, Wheeler has spent years navigating the intricacies of environmental policy. Although Pruitt has always been known for his high-profile appearances dating back to his successful run for Oklahoma attorney general, reports paint Wheeler as a quieter political actor. [Full Article...]

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris Off the U.S. East Coast, Tropical Storm Chris was centered about 160 miles (260 kilometers) south of Cape Hatteras, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph). Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the center. High surf and risky rip currents are expected along parts of the Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts through early week. [Full Article...]

'Disorganized' Tropical Storm Beryl moving a little faster, but blowing no harder

National Hurricane Center said it was likely to grow into a hurricane while heading to the northeast, roughly parallel to the coast". "Based on the current track by the National Hurricane Center, it looks to be tracking well southeast of Nantucket", Buttrick said. [Full Article...]


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