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Sharks use Earth"s magnetic fields to guide them like a map

Sea turtles are known for relying on magnetic signatures to find their way across thousands of miles to the very beaches where they hatched. Now, researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on May 6 have some of the first solid evidence that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 6th, 2021

Researchers 3D-print rotating microfilter for lab-on-a-chip applications

Researchers have fabricated a magnetically driven rotary microfilter that can be used to filter particles inside a microfluidic device. They made the tiny turning filter by creating a magnetic material that could be used with a very precise 3D printi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 36 min. ago

Coronal mass ejections and cosmic ray observations at Syowa Station

Solar activities, such as CME(Coronal Mass Ejection), cause geomagnetic storms that disturb the Earth's magnetosphere. Geomagnetic storms can affect GPS positioning, radio communication, and power transmission system. Solar explosions also emit radia.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 36 min. ago

Why the Earth needs a course correction now

The massive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on lives and economies underscores that our collective survival and well-being hinges on our willingness to confront environmental threats that have global consequences. Key to protecting lives and making c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Home printer buying guide: How to choose a printer that best fits your needs

Inkjet or laser? Do you need an all-in-one or a network-capable printer? Here are the most important questions to ask and answer when buying a new printer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

Microbes in ocean play important role in moderating Earth"s temperature

Methane is a strong greenhouse gas that plays a key role in Earth's climate. Anytime we use natural gas, whether we light up our kitchen stove or barbeque, we are using methane......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

First-of-its-kind study finds lightning impacts edge of space in ways not previously observed

Solar flares jetting out from the sun and thunderstorms generated on Earth impact the planet's ionosphere in different ways, which have implications for the ability to conduct long range communications......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

When sharks need a power nap, they go surfing

Surf's up! Gray reef sharks can't hang ten, but they're still pretty rad surfers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Metals from space descend on Boulder, Colorado, at dusk and dawn

Sodium and other metals from space make regular—and irregular—landfall on Earth. Enlarge / Morning sun against the foothills of Boulder, Colorado, business area and campus. (credit: Fred Langer Photography | Getty Images) Every day, the Su.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

The Ars Technica Father’s Day 2021 gift guide

We give a few gifting prompts for the guy who won't say what he actually wants. Enlarge / A very Ars-y gift for Dad. Let's be real here: the best gift you and the family could probably get Dad this Father's Day is to leave him alone. But if y.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

After fire and floods, Aussie farmers suffer devastating mouse plague

After surviving years of crippling drought, farmers in eastern Australia are locked in a months-long battle with hordes of mice that are pouring through fields and devouring hard-earned crops......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Space station photo attempts to convey satellite’s high speed

Space station astronaut Thomas Pesquet has posted a photo that tries to convey the satellite's high speed as it orbits Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

NASA is designing a space telescope to protect Earth from asteroid impacts

NASA's Near-Earth Object Surveyor space telescope would use infrared sensors to detect asteroids or comets which threaten the planet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

There’s a third mission traveling to Venus, Earth’s ‘evil twin’

Venus is not an inviting place, but sending probes there could answer some long-standing questions. ESA has announced it will send a mission called EnVision......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Funding front-line action for the world"s forgotten frogs

Frogs have been around for about 140 million years, since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, and are found in most moist corners of the world. IUCN has assessed 6,340 species of these tailless and smooth-bodied amphibians, and almost one in ten of them are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

International study reveals new insight into how continents were formed

An international study led by Monash University geologists provides a new insight into how Earth's first continents formed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

NASA selects new science investigations for future moon deliveries

As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the moon's surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth's nearest neighbor. Two of the payload suites will.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Better understanding air pollution mechanisms

Earth's atmosphere has a budget, and when expenses outpace savings, secondary aerosols form in areas of excessive pollution. Greenhouse gases enter the atmosphere, and free radicals bond to the molecules, rendering them inert. But when there are more.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

International team maps world"s giant kelp forests

The world's giant kelp forests—vital marine wildernesses as important to Earth's ecology as rainforests and coral reefs—are being mapped by a team of international scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Queqiao: The bridge between Earth and the far side of the moon

China's Chang'e-4 probe marked the first soft-landing of a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, which always faces away from Earth. To communicate with ground stations, Chang'e-4 relies on Queqiao, a relay communication satellite that orbits a poi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

How to livestream on Nintendo Switch

The Switch isn't as friendly to streaming as the PS4 and Xbox One. Thankfully, it's still possible by using our guide on how to livestream on Nintendo Switch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021