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The difference between global warming and climate change

The difference between global warming and climate change

What is the difference between global warming and climate change? Find out in this FairPlanet article!

fairplanet.org - an hour ago

How to see Tuesday's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

How to see Tuesday's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Tuesday's pink moon will be the closest to Earth than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020. Here's how to see it.

NBC News - 2 hours ago

First-ever photo proof of powerful jet emerging from colliding galaxies

First-ever photo proof of powerful jet emerging from colliding galaxies

A team of Clemson University College of Science researchers, in collaboration with international colleagues, has reported the first definitive detection of a relativistic jet emerging from two colliding galaxies—in essence, the first photographic proof that m…

phys.org - 2 hours ago

Musk Reads: Starship user guide reveals big plans

Musk Reads: Starship user guide reveals big plans

SN3 suffers a setback and Crew Dragon is still set to fly. Could Starlink help in the coronavirus lockdowns?

inverse.com - 2 hours ago

Metal makes for promising, recyclable alternative to fossil fuels

Metal makes for promising, recyclable alternative to fossil fuels

In the fight against climate change, McGill research points to metal powders as a recyclable replacement for fossil fuel

mcgill.ca - 2 hours ago

Turns Out, Traffic Spreads Like the Coronavirus

Turns Out, Traffic Spreads Like the Coronavirus

Researchers use models meant for infectious diseases to show how congestion proliferates. That may mean a vaccine for traffic jams is on the horizon.

Wired - 3 hours ago

Earth is quieter as coronavirus lockdowns reduce seismic vibration

Earth is quieter as coronavirus lockdowns reduce seismic vibration

Scientists are reporting that the Earth itself has grown quieter amid the coronavirus shutdowns. Seismologists studying the Earth's ambient seismic noise say...

youtube.com - 3 hours ago

Pioneering astronomer Margaret Burbidge dies 2020 at 100

Pioneering astronomer Margaret Burbidge dies 2020 at 100

Burbidge was a renowned astronomer known for fighting discrimination towards women in the field. Died: Sunday, April 5, 2020. (Who else died April 5?) Details of Death: Died at the…

legacy.com - 3 hours ago

Otherworldly, 150-Foot-Long String-Like Organism Spotted in Deep Sea

Otherworldly, 150-Foot-Long String-Like Organism Spotted in Deep Sea

"I've gone on numerous expeditions and have never, ever, seen anything like this," said researcher Rebecca Helm.

Newsweek - 4 hours ago

Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists

Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said Tuesday in a dire warning about the threat posed by climate change to the world's largest living

edition.mv - 4 hours ago

'It's Horrific': Climate Change Is Killing the Great Barrier Reef

'It's Horrific': Climate Change Is Killing the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is under threat by hot waters that have everything to do with our failure to take climate action.

gizmodo.com - 4 hours ago

One of Japan's most spectacular ancient sky mysteries has been solved

One of Japan's most spectacular ancient sky mysteries has been solved

Researchers pored over historical accounts to crack the case of a 1,400-year-old light show.

mnn.com - 5 hours ago

Personalized microrobots swim through biological barriers, deliver drugs to cells

Personalized microrobots swim through biological barriers, deliver drugs to cells

Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental sensing tendencies of bacteria mean they can navigate toward certain chemicals or be remot…

phys.org - 5 hours ago

Super pink moon 2020: When to see the brightest full moon of the year

Super pink moon 2020: When to see the brightest full moon of the year

See the bright side — literally — during these dark times.

nypost.com - 6 hours ago

Coronavirus and earthquakes: COVID-19 has made the Earth less shaky

Coronavirus and earthquakes: COVID-19 has made the Earth less shaky

Seismic noise has dropped due to the coronavirus and social distancing

deseret.com - 6 hours ago

Bubble dynamics reveal how to empty bottles faster

Bubble dynamics reveal how to empty bottles faster

Bottle emptying is a phenomenon most of us have observed while pouring a beverage. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee discovered how to make bottles empty faster, which has wide-ranging implications for many areas beyond the beverage …

phys.org - 6 hours ago

It Came From Outside Our Solar System and Now It’s Breaking Up

It Came From Outside Our Solar System and Now It’s Breaking Up

Comet Borisov, only the second interstellar object spotted by astronomers, shed at least one big chunk as it rounded our sun.

nytimes.com - 6 hours ago

Shell Puzzle: An Additional Piece Added to the Evolution of Turtles

Shell Puzzle: An Additional Piece Added to the Evolution of Turtles

The origin of turtles is among the most debated topics in evolutionary biology. In a recently published study by Senckenberg scientist Ingmar Werneburg, in cooperation with an international research team, refutes existing hypotheses and sheds a new light on t…

heritagedaily.com - 7 hours ago

Boeing Says It Will Redo Critical Unmanned CST-100 Starliner Test It Borked Last Year

Boeing Says It Will Redo Critical Unmanned CST-100 Starliner Test It Borked Last Year

Boeing is calling a mulligan on the failure of its CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to reach proper orbit in an unmanned test for NASA last year and will conduct another before it tries to use it to launch astronauts, the Washington Post reported Monday.

gizmodo.com - 7 hours ago

Etihad to test new airport medical monitoring technology amid coronavirus crisis

Etihad to test new airport medical monitoring technology amid coronavirus crisis

DUBAI: Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways is testing new technology that will allow airport facilities – including check-in kiosk, immigration gate, and baggage drop counter – to detect travelers with medical conditions, the airlines said in a statement. The te…

arabnews.com - 7 hours ago

Three space rocks spotted burning up over three hours on the same night

Three space rocks spotted burning up over three hours on the same night

A trio of fireballs flamed out over the same part of the globe on the same night.

cnet.com - 7 hours ago

MSU doctor creates COVID-19 test with quick results, pending FDA approval

MSU doctor creates COVID-19 test with quick results, pending FDA approval

Michigan State emergency medicine professor Dr. Brett Etchebarne created a test for COVID-19 he says provides results within minutes.

statenews.com - 8 hours ago

Take a coronavirus break and check out tonight's supermoon

Take a coronavirus break and check out tonight's supermoon

Look up! The largest supermoon of the year will grace the skies Tuesday night, and NASA is encouraging everyone to see it.

latimes.com - 9 hours ago

The Big Picture: Asteroid Bennu in unprecedented detail

The Big Picture: Asteroid Bennu in unprecedented detail

Bennu has the distinction of being the subject of the highest resolution mosaic ever made of any planetary body.

Engadget - 9 hours ago

Scientists’ Warning to Humanity on Insect Extinctions – Vital to Environment

Scientists’ Warning to Humanity on Insect Extinctions – Vital to Environment

The tiniest creatures on the planet are vital to their environment … so always look on the small side of life. Some of the tiniest creatures on the planet are vital to their environment. But there is a worldwide fall in insect numbers and an accelerating rate…

scitechdaily.com - 9 hours ago

Volcanic activity helped trigger Triassic climate change, study says

Volcanic activity helped trigger Triassic climate change, study says

Research offers ‘a sobering warning’ on the impact of today’s climate emergency

theguardian.com - 10 hours ago

Walgreens to open 15 drive-thru testing sites for the coronavirus across 7 states

Walgreens to open 15 drive-thru testing sites for the coronavirus across 7 states

The pharmacy chain says the new sites will use Abbott Laboratories' rapid testing technology and will be open to members of the public who are showing symptoms of COVID-19.

CNBC - 10 hours ago

An alien comet dropped something off on its way out of the solar system

An alien comet dropped something off on its way out of the solar system

What with everything going on in the world at the moment you might be forgiven if you’ve forgotten about something going on well outside it: A comet from another star is blasting through our cosmic neighborhood right now. Discovered in 2019 by amateur astrono…

syfy.com - 10 hours ago

Coronavirus in Brevard, April 6: 92 cases on the Space Coast, 28 hospitalized

Coronavirus in Brevard, April 6: 92 cases on the Space Coast, 28 hospitalized

Here are updates about coronavirus cases in Brevard, according to the Florida Department of Health, as of April 6, 2020.

floridatoday.com - 11 hours ago

Exploding Sperm Whale Analogy Highlights Importance Of Staying Home Amid Pandemic

Exploding Sperm Whale Analogy Highlights Importance Of Staying Home Amid Pandemic

"The problem hadn’t gone away, only now there were thousands of bits of problem spread for miles around."

huffpost.com - 11 hours ago

NASA astronaut's estranged wife charged with lying about space crime allegation

NASA astronaut's estranged wife charged with lying about space crime allegation

Summer Worden accused astronaut Anne McClain of improperly accessing her bank account from the ISS, potentially the first crime committed in space.

USA Today - 11 hours ago

American Astronauts Are Preparing to Launch Into Space for the First Time in Nine Years (Video)

American Astronauts Are Preparing to Launch Into Space for the First Time in Nine Years (Video)

The last time American astronauts took off into space from an American spacecraft was the space shuttle mission in July 2011.

travelandleisure.com - 11 hours ago

Death Stranding and Zelda offer the clarity of hiking without the exhaustion

Death Stranding and Zelda offer the clarity of hiking without the exhaustion

Now that almost everyone is stuck at home due to the pandemic, games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Death Stranding, and A Short Hike offer some of the thrills of hiking in a virtual environment on the PS4 or Nintendo Switch.

The Verge - 11 hours ago

The hope of an open field: sadness defines life right now – but nature and technology can help

The hope of an open field: sadness defines life right now – but nature and technology can help

No positive affirmations can make this moment go away. We have to look pain in the face – and treat it and ourselves with compassion

theguardian.com - 11 hours ago

April's 'pink moon' is the biggest supermoon of 2020

April's 'pink moon' is the biggest supermoon of 2020

April's full moon, also known as the pink moon, happens to be the closest of the year -- resulting in the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year on Tuesday night.

CNN - 12 hours ago

Satellites spot the largest hole in the ozone layer over the Arctic ever recorded

Satellites spot the largest hole in the ozone layer over the Arctic ever recorded

An unusually large hole in the ozone layer has formed above the Arctic. Scientists speculate it may have been caused by a polar vortex.

inverse.com - 13 hours ago

Beware! Thousands Of Private Zoom Recordings Are Being Exposed Online

Beware! Thousands Of Private Zoom Recordings Are Being Exposed Online

Technology has been a great help in keeping all of us connected during this MCO period. From work meetings, online teaching or just group calls to keep in touch with all your friends, apps such as Zoom are widely used now more than ever to maintain relationsh…

worldofbuzz.com - 14 hours ago

Volkswagen: E-fuels to prolong life of combustion engine, encouraged by EV technology limitations

Volkswagen: E-fuels to prolong life of combustion engine, encouraged by EV technology limitations

Combustion engines still have a longer future in the car industry 'than most people think' thanks to the development of environmentally friendly fuels,

paultan.org - 15 hours ago

New genetic tools expand capacity to investigate microbes

New genetic tools expand capacity to investigate microbes

A team of international scientists has developed a suite of more than 200 new genetic techniques for using marine microbes to investigate a host of questions in biology. Published in Nature Methods, the new tools are an essential step forward in understanding…

eurekalert.org - 15 hours ago

NASA astronaut's estranged spouse accused of filing false claim of crime in space

NASA astronaut's estranged spouse accused of filing false claim of crime in space

NASA astronaut Anne McClain's estranged wife is accused of falsely claiming McClain hacked her bank account from space.

abc13.com - 17 hours ago

Cryptocurrencies and its usage in Africa

Cryptocurrencies and its usage in Africa

Cryptocurrency is basically, a digital currency based on an innovative technology called the blockchain. Its users range from small businesses

nairametrics.com - 17 hours ago

Expect ‘One Of A Kind’ Photos Of The ‘Super Pink Moon’ This Week As A Spacecraft Speeds Past Earth

Expect ‘One Of A Kind’ Photos Of The ‘Super Pink Moon’ This Week As A Spacecraft Speeds Past Earth

BepiColombo will see the Earth-facing side of the Moon in the thermal infrared for the very first time.

forbes.com - 17 hours ago

Several reasons to look up at the night sky this week

Several reasons to look up at the night sky this week

As we continue to practice safe-social distancing, we know many folks are at home this week. So we wanted to pass along a list of night sky events for backyard skywatching!

wbrc.com - 17 hours ago

Boeing intends to reattempt Starliner test flight to space station

Boeing intends to reattempt Starliner test flight to space station

The unpiloted test flight will likely take place in the fall.

CBS News - 19 hours ago

SpaceX coronavirus cases rise to six employees as Musk's company continues 'mission essential' work

SpaceX coronavirus cases rise to six employees as Musk's company continues 'mission essential' work

Six SpaceX employees have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday, according to an internal company memo seen by CNBC.

CNBC - 19 hours ago

See a giant siphonophore, a bizarre ocean creature that looks like silly string

See a giant siphonophore, a bizarre ocean creature that looks like silly string

The massive specimen is blowing scientists' minds.

cnet.com - 21 hours ago