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A national network examining Earth"s planetary limits

University of California San Diego Physics Professor Tom Murphy is among five authors of an essay, appearing in the November 2021 issue of the journal Energy Research & Social Science, that cautions current levels of worldwide economic growth, energy.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagOct 22nd, 2021

Amazon Ordered to Hold Another Union Vote in Alabama

America's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) "has ordered a new union election for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama," reports the Associated Press, "based on objections to the first vote that took place in April." The move, announced Monday, i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

A year lasts just 8 hours on tiny, hellish planet bombarded by radiation

Astronomers have discovered a terrifying planet: Smaller than Earth and so close to its star that it completes an orbit in just eight hours......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

NASA picks 3 companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

NASA picks three companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

A Mysterious Threat Actor Is Running Hundreds of Malicious Tor Relays

Since at least 2017, a mysterious threat actor has run thousands of malicious servers in entry, middle, and exit positions of the Tor network in what a security researcher has described as an attempt to deanonymize Tor users. The Record reports: Trac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

How to connect your Alexa-enabled device to Wi-Fi

Whether you just purchased a brand-new Alexa-enabled device or you're moving it to another network, connecting it to Wi-Fi is easy. Our guide shows you how......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

ISS just had to swerve out of the way of space junk left over from 1994

The International Space Station just swerved out of the way of space junk in Low Earth Orbit, demonstrating the increasing danger of the growing debris field around the planet......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

NASA sets sail into a promising but perilous future of private space stations

NASA selects a mix of large and small US companies, and old and new players. Rendering of Northrop Grumman's (as yet) unnamed low Earth orbit space station. [cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

BESIII experiment: Search for new physics in charm energy region, progress and prospect

In a recent review article published online in National Science Review, Prof. Shenjian Chen (Nanjing University) and Prof. Stephen Olsen (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) review the major progress of the BESIII experiment in searching for n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

A new exoplanet: Meet GJ 367b, an iron planet smaller and denser than Earth

As our solar system formed 4.6 billion years ago, small grains of dust and ice swirled around, left over from the formation of the Sun. Through time, they collided and stuck to each other. As they grew in size, gravity helped them clump together. One.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Video: Rover escapes from sand trap in Mars terrain simulator

The ExoMars rover used in the Earth-based Mars Terrain Simulator makes escaping from a sand trap look easy in this exercise......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Invasive ants can threaten ecosystems by damaging plants at the roots

Invasive ant species can be found in almost every ecosystem on earth, but the impact these invaders may have on plant health has only recently been investigated by scientists. A new study published in Journal of Ecology is the first of its kind to fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Astronomers discover hot, dense planet with eight-hour year

In a new study, published in the journal Nature, the researchers show that the planet, which is 31 light years from Earth, is one of the lightest among the nearly 5,000 exoplanets (planets outside our own solar system) that are known today, with half.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

New Blockchain Tech Promises To Ease Ethereum"s Growing Pains

New technology promising to solve Ethereum's growing pains is gaining traction, increasing bets that some day most of the network's transactions might not actually take place on its own blockchain. From a report: For years slow speeds and high transa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Egg-carton-style patterning keeps charged nanoparticles in place and suitable for a wide range of applications

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Seoul National University of Science and Technology have devised a new method for manufacturing devices that require precisely sized and positioned micro- and nanoscale particles. The technique is suitabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Forests offer minimal protection against major flood events

New research examining whether forests can mitigate flood risk suggests they may offer less protection against major events than had been hoped......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Secret of tempera’s pleasing properties is how egg yolk interacts with pigment

A network forms between egg yolk proteins, water molecules, and pigment's clay particles. Enlarge / Detail of Michelangelo's unfinished painting The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels (tempera on wood, ca. 1497), aka The Manch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Research aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink

The Southern Ocean is a significant carbon sink, absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Shaping up nicely: Adjusting the plasma edge can improve the performance of a star on Earth

While trying out a new device that injects powder to clean up the walls of the world's largest stellarator, a twisty fusion device known as Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Greifswald, Germany, scientists were pleased to find that the bits of atoms confined.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

TSEC raises US$22 million via private placement

Solar cell and PV module maker TSEC has raised funds of NT$615.0 million (US$22.04 million) through issuing 25.895 million preferred shares at NT$23.75 per share for private placement, with the Taiwan government's National Development Fund subscribin.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021