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NASA Will Not Change the James Webb Telescope"s Name

The moniker, which honors a former agency administrator accused of enforcing anti-LGBTQ policies, has long been controversial......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredNov 18th, 2022

Combination of behavior change campaigns and technology could help keep air pollution to a minimum in schools

Surrey's Global Center for Clean Air Research (GCARE) found that campaigns aimed at changing the behavior of parents, teachers and the local community can reduce outdoor nitrogen dioxide exposure by up to 23% compared to business-as-usual activities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 min. ago

Report: Much of the world was drier than usual last year despite La Niña

The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth's water resources. The aim of this annual stocktake is to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 min. ago

Chasing future biotech solutions to climate change risks delaying action in the present. It may even make things worse

The world is under growing pressure to find sustainable options to cut emissions or lessen the impacts of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 min. ago

Six priorities to get Kenya"s curriculum back on track, or risk excluding many children from education

Kenya's education curriculum was reformed in 2017 to improve its quality—but now many Kenyans are calling for change again. Public disillusionment with the competency-based curriculum has forced a government review......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 min. ago

NASA Awards ICON $57 Million Contract For "Lunar Surface Construction System"

NASA has established a multi-million dollar contract with a 3D printing construction company to invest in "space-based construction" for the Moon and Mars. NASA has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

NASA"s Juno mission spots two Jovian moons

On Nov. 29, 2021, NASA's Juno mission completed its 38th close flyby of Jupiter. As the spacecraft sped low over the giant planet's cloud tops, its JunoCam instrument captured this look at two of Jupiter's largest moons......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

To battle climate change, scientists tap into carbon-hungry microorganisms

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have demonstrated a new technique, modeled after a metabolic process found in some bacteria, to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into liquid acetate, a key ingredient in producing "liquid.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Australians increasingly concerned about climate change, but resist a diet change to help the planet

Australians are overwhelmingly changing their attitudes towards climate change but are reluctant to change their diets to help the environment, a Monash University study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Dormant microbes can "switch on" to cope with climate change

Dormant strains of bacteria that have previously adapted to cope with certain temperatures are switched back on during climatic change, study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Perseverance may have found new evidence of organic compounds on Mars

A new study published in the journal Science has uncovered new evidence of possible organic compounds on Mars. The discovery is just one of several discoveries that Perseverance and NASA’s Curiosity Rover have made on the Red Planet, which could pa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Orion flies far beyond the Moon, returns an instantly iconic photo

"It’s really hard to articulate what the feeling is." Enlarge / Orion, the Moon, and Earth in one photo. (credit: NASA) NASA's Orion spacecraft reached the farthest outbound point in its journey from Earth on Monday, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Microscopic chains that mimic DNA

Circular polycatenanes are chains that can move and change shape: they twist, stretch and wrap around themselves. Three physicists of the European Eutopia Cost network, coordinated by UniTrento, have dedicated themselves to the study of these structu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Variable star GD 99 investigated by researchers

Using the 1-m Ritchey–Chrétien–Coudé telescope of the Konkoly Observatory in Budapest, Hungary and NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), Hungarian astronomers have observed a variable star known as GD 99. Results of the study, pu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer; recent estimates show change

How much truth is there to Elon Musk’s claim that Apple has “nearly stopped” buying ads on Twitter? New numbers may help put the actual story in context. more… The post Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer; recent e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Great Barrier Reef risks "in danger" World Heritage listing

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of "in danger" World Heritage sites, according to UN experts who warned the fading wonder has been "significantly impacted" by climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

NASA’s moon spacecraft sets new distance record

NASA's recently launched Orion capsule has set a new distance record for a spacecraft that's designed to carry humans to space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer, recent estimates show change

How much truth is there to Elon Musk’s claim that Apple has “nearly stopped” buying ads on Twitter? New numbers may help put the actual story in context. more… The post Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer, recent e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA’s Lunar Flashlight mission

NASA’s Lunar Flashlight satellite will search the moon's surface for water ice in places that haven't seen sunlight in billions of years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

NASA’s moon spacecraft breaks distance record

NASA's recently launched Orion capsule has set a new distance record for a spacecraft that's designed to carry humans to space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Greta Thunberg sues her native Sweden for failing to take action on climate

A group of children and young adults including Greta Thunberg have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Swedish state for failing to take adequate measures to stop climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago