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In Australia and South Africa, construction has started on the biggest radio observatory in Earth"s history

Construction of the world's biggest radio astronomy facility, the SKA Observatory, begins today. The observatory is a global project 30 years in the making......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News43 min. ago

Mini creatures with mighty voices know their audience and focus on a single frequency

In the cloud forests of South America, amid the constant cacophony of bird and insect noise, a deafening blare pierces through the background from time to time. Belonging to the loudest known bird, the white bellbird, Procnias albus, this sound would.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News43 min. ago

Pain of police killings ripples outward to traumatize Black people and communities across US

As the video goes public of Black police officers in Memphis beating Tyre Nichols to death, it is a stark reminder of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020. That set up the largest protests in U.S. history and a national recko.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Biden to end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11

The announcement comes as other health experts see a pivotal point in the pandemic. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Employees with a history of burnout have lowest chances of selection for promotion

Earlier research indicated that former burnout employees experience unfavorable treatment when applying to a new organization. However, how would employees with a history of burnout fare in the context of a promotion in their current organization? Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

How to use classic Mac, Lisa, NeXT, Apple II software on your Mac

While old Apple hardware is mostly long-gone, there are ways to run some of your antique software on your current Mac. Here's how to get started emulating old Apple computers on your new machine.At the dawn of the personal computer era in the late 19.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

South Korea-based TV OLED panel makers under pressure from China fellow makers

LG Display's and Samsung Display's globally leading TV OLED technology has been threatened by China-based makers of TV OLED panels, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Apple changing App Store prices in the UK and several other countries

Apple announced on Friday that it will soon change App Store prices in multiple countries, including Colombia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The price increases will take effect on both App Store apps and in-app purchases starting in Februar.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 42 min. ago

Intel just took the worst beating in earnings in over a decade

Intel's fourth quarter in 2022 encompassing the holiday season was the worst in the company's history, as it reported a 32% drop in revenue since the holiday quarter of 2021.Intel posts loss for 2022The company shared its results for the fourth quart.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News21 hr. 42 min. ago

Twelve South BookBook for MacBook Review: Fun and Functional

Twelve South's BookBook for MacBook is a simple and durable leather laptop case that visually impresses with a leather-bound book appearance.Available in 13, 14, and 16-inch versions for ample coverage of modern MacBooks, this is just one product out.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News21 hr. 42 min. ago

Decades-old law forms biggest obstacle to nationwide TikTok ban, lawmaker says

TikTok's CEO agrees to testify before Congress for the first time in March. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) As Congress prepares to vote on a nationwide TikTok ban next month, it looks like that ban m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 43 min. ago

Does failing to detect aliens mean we"ll never be contacted?

In a recent paper submitted to The Astronomical Journal in November 2022, a scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne quantifies how the Earth has not heard a radio signal from an extraterrestrial technological civilization sinc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Climate tipping: West Antarctica ice sheet collapse may stabilize North Atlantic currents

It has been hypothesized, that the tipping of one element of the Earth's system can catalyze the tipping of others in a cascade. A study gives an example of an alternative option, in which the collapse of one component might in fact make another syst.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Inequality in access to basic services is a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa—but progress is happening

Economic activity and development are unevenly distributed across regions of the world and within any country. In other words, where someone lives can determine their economic and social well-being......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

New freshwater mussels discovered in southwestern Australia

Genetic techniques have helped uncover a new threatened species of freshwater mussel in southern Western Australia and redefine the range of existing species......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Discovering unique microbes made easy with new software platform

Microbes are foundational for life on Earth. These tiny organisms play a major role in everything from transforming sunlight into the fundamental molecules of life. They help to produce much of the oxygen in our atmosphere. They even cycle nutrients.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

How three dust specks reveal an asteroid"s secrets

The specks are tiny. No, really tiny. Smaller than the diameter of a hair. But they hold billions of years of history that reveal some of the secrets of asteroids......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023

The flight tracker that powered @ElonJet has taken a left turn

ADS-B Exchange is now owned by private equity—and now even its biggest fans are bailing. Enlarge (credit: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images) A major independent flight tracking platform, which has made enemies of.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023