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Giant rogue waves: Southern Ocean expedition reveals wind as key cause

A University of Melbourne expedition to the southernmost waters encircling Antarctica has discovered that wind drives the formation of colossal rogue waves, and that these unpredictable waves occur more frequently than scientists had previously thoug.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekApr 15th, 2024

Mystery of "slow" solar wind unveiled by Solar Orbiter mission

Scientists have come a step closer to identifying the mysterious origins of the "slow" solar wind, using data collected during the Solar Orbiter spacecraft's first close journey to the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 min. ago

US Offshore Wind Farms Are Being Strangled With Red Tape

This year has seen wind farm costs rise and many projects canceled as developers struggle with opaque regulations and determined opposition—but the industry is far from dead......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Study reveals fewer mold toxins in organically grown grain, compared to grain grown conventionally

An international meta study reveals that there may be less of certain mold toxins in organically grown grain, compared to grain grown in the conventional manner. This, and other findings from research into agricultural products, can have major conseq.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

NASA"s Europa Clipper makes cross-country flight to Florida

Assembled at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, the spacecraft arrived at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23 for launch preparations......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 14 min. ago

NASA Langley researchers are heading to the Arctic. Here"s why that matters.

NASA Langley researchers are heading to the Arctic Ocean to study the habitat's effect on climate worldwide......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 14 min. ago

Cyclone hits Bangladesh as nearly a million flee inland for shelter

An intense cyclone smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh on Sunday, with nearly a million people fleeing inland for concrete storm shelters away from howling gales and crashing waves......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 46 min. ago

Scientists report unified framework for diverse aurorae across planets

The awe-inspiring aurorae seen on Earth, known as the Northern and Southern Lights, have been a source of fascination for centuries. Between May 10 and 12, 2024, the most powerful aurora event in 21 years reminded us of the stunning beauty of these c.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 46 min. ago

Move over Hades 2, another great roguelike just hit early access

The Rogue Prince of Persia is the latest excellent game to hit early access in the wake of Hades 2, Palworld, and Manor Lords......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 47 min. ago

SpaceX reveals target date for next test of Starship megarocket

SpaceX has for the first time named a specific target date for the fourth test launch of the Starship, the most powerful rocket ever to fly......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 47 min. ago

Column: In the land of giant sequoias, the largest tree in the world gets a checkup

Column: In the land of giant sequoias, the largest tree in the world gets a checkup.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Like the Netflix sci-fi movie Atlas? Then watch these three great films now

From rogue AIs to a future dominated by robots, these three sci-fi movies have a lot in common with Atlas, the new Netflix movie starring Jennifer Lopez......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Mexico heat waves leave 48 dead since March

Mexico has registered 48 deaths in a series of heat waves since March, the government said Friday, as scientists warned that new temperature records could be coming......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Scientists worry so-called "Doomsday Glacier" is near collapse, satellite data reveals

Scientists worry so-called "Doomsday Glacier" is near collapse, satellite data reveals.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

AI Tool Predicts Whether Online Health Misinformation Will Cause Real-World Harm

A new AI-based analytical technique reveals that specific language phrasing in Reddit misinformation posts foretold people rejecting COVID vaccinations.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Countries Must Cut Climate Pollution, Ocean Court Rules

In its first climate change case, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea determined that a global ocean convention extends to greenhouse gases, meaning countries have an obligation to reduce them.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

The Great Solar Storm of 2024 May Have Made the Strongest Auroras in Centuries

Northern and southern lights produced by a recent bout of severe space weather may rival the most intense auroras of the past 500 years.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

What Is Wind Shear, and How Does It Shape Hurricanes?

An atmospheric scientist explains what wind shear is and how it influences hurricanes.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

We Must Face Down the Expanding Anti-Reality Industry

Exposing the antiscience playbook reveals the antiregulatory motives of its deep-pocketed bankrollers.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

iFixit’s 13-inch M2 iPad Air teardown reveals these 4 changes

iFixit’s 13-inch M2 iPad Air teardown reveals these 4 changes.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Survey reveals growing support for changing Australia Day date

Support for retaining 26 January as Australia's national day of celebration appears to be slipping, according to a new survey that shows growing numbers of people are open to changing the date......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024