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East Coast has a giant offshore freshwater aquifer—how did it get there?

For water-stressed cities, undersea aquifers could be a submerged solution. Enlarge / An oceangoing scientific drilling vessel may be needed to figure out how huge undersea aquifers formed. (credit: Credit: IODP) One-qua.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMay 20th, 2024

Wildlife mystery: Why are gray whales swimming into San Francisco Bay in increasing numbers?

Gray whales have been veering off their normal routes along the West Coast and swimming under the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco Bay in unprecedented numbers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Astronomers study evolution of a giant outburst in X-ray binary EXO 2030+375

An international team of astronomers has observed an X-ray binary system known as EXO 2030+375. Results of the observation campaign, presented in a research paper published June 18 on the pre-print server arXiv, provide more insights into the evoluti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Australia"s giant lizards help save sheep from being eaten alive

Giant lizards called heath goannas could save Australian sheep farmers millions of dollars a year by keeping blowfly numbers down—and must be prioritized in conservation schemes to boost native wildlife, say researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

Apple"s iPhone assembly automation goal has hit some bumps in the road

Thanks to automation, the Cupertino-based tech giant plans to reduce the number of workers assembling the iPhone by as much as half, but that could have disastrous effects on international labor markets.Apple already uses robots, like Daisy, in its d.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Apple may be in talks with Meta to add another generative AI provider to iOS 18

Add another name to the list — Apple has reportedly spoken to Meta about integrating the social media giant's generative artificial intelligence tech.Adopting Meta may have implications for Apple AI privacyFor the last six months, there's been deba.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

China, France launch satellite to better understand the universe

A French-Chinese satellite blasted off Saturday on a hunt for the mightiest explosions in the universe, in a notable example of cooperation between a Western power and the Asian giant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

China, France to launch satellite to better understand the universe

A French-Chinese satellite will blast off Saturday on a hunt for the mightiest explosions in the universe, in a notable example of cooperation between a Western power and the Asian giant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Climate change makes India"s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Each year from June to September, a heavy band of rain makes its way from India's southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers' thirsty fields......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Only Murders in the Building goes Hollywood in new season 4 image

Our favorite podcasting trio is heading to the West Coast in a new image from Only Murders in the Building season 4......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

SpaceX ends nearly two-week lull with Space Coast launch

A late scrub due to weather on Tuesday that also took a Wednesday attempt off the board continued SpaceX's Cape Canaveral launch attempt woes of late, but it finally managed a liftoff on June 20, going close to 13 days between launches from the Space.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

China"s BYD says Mexico EV plant will employ 10,000 workers

The EV giant is in final negotiations for the location of the factory, with an official announcement expected in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Climate change accelerates emergence of insects, study shows

Researchers at La Trobe University's Center for Freshwater Ecosystems have exposed the hidden consequences of climate change on Alpine stream ecosystems, which could see an earlier emergence of insects......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Nigeria"s mountain streams are a haven for special creatures—they need protection

Nigeria has many freshwater ecotourism attractions. Among them are the Ikogosi warm spring, the Osun-Osogbo river, and the Olumirin, Owu, Arinta and Ekor waterfalls......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Galaxy NGC 4696 hosts a complex globular cluster system, observations find

Using the Magellan Telescopes in Chile, astronomers have performed photometric observations of a giant elliptical galaxy known as NGC 4696. The observations reveal that the galaxy has a complex globular cluster system. The finding was detailed in a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

A ship found far off Israel"s coast could shed light on the navigation skills of ancient mariners

A company drilling for natural gas off the coast of northern Israel discovered a 3,300-year-old ship and its cargo, one of the oldest known examples of a ship sailing far from land, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global: Most core dealership management system functionality has been restored following cyberattack

The DMS giant said it shut down most of its systems to contain problems as it works to address the issue and restore service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

CDK Global cyberattack shuts down most dealership systems nationwide

The DMS giant said it shut down most of its systems to contain problems as it works to address the issue and restore service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

High winds delay SpaceX launch after a switch to Cape Canaveral

A late scrub due to weather on June 18 means it will have been at least 12 days since SpaceX last lit up the Space Coast sky with a rocket launch, the longest run between launches in more than a year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Ohio train derailment caused chemical pollution falling to Earth"s surface across the US and beyond, study reveals

A new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters reveals that the environmental impact of the February 3, 2023, Norfolk Southern train accident in East Palestine, Ohio covered a very large geographical area. Inorganic pollutants re.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Service teams avert cat-astrophe

Dealership service departments are used to customers complaining their engine is making knocking or pinging sounds. But the service crew at West Herr Chevrolet of East Syracuse in New York recently heard a different engine complaint. "A customer p.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024