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The stormy relationship between solar power and the weather

Insurance claims, maintenance tickets show how snow and storms hit solar power. Enlarge / A hailstorm at a location like this could be really problematic. (credit: Barcroft Media / Contributor) Solar panels have a love-hate relationship with n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 14th, 2021

Observing the life cycle of skyrmions in exquisite detail

For the first time, an all-RIKEN team has watched the entire life cycle of tiny magnetic whirlpools, revealing their birth, movement and death. This will be important for informing the development of future low-power memory devices based on these mag.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

New forecasting models could help prevent heat-related deaths

For parts of southern Europe, extreme heatwaves are now the rule, not the exception. New accurate and reliable weather prediction models could help regions better 'anticipate, prepare for, respond to and recover from' these increasingly extreme weath.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Is Venus volcanically active? New approach could provide an answer

Out of all planets in the solar system, Venus has the most volcanoes. Much of the planet is covered in volcanic deposits that are less than 300 million years old, and volcanic activity has played a pivotal role in its history. Although the precise ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Jensen Huang named one of Time"s most influential people, gets his own cover

Nvidia has reached the point where even many non-techies know the company's name. Its graphics cards dominate the industry, as reflected in the Steam survey, while the Tegra SoC continues to power the Nintendo Switch—the firm's effect on the gaming.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

An Outdated Grid Has Created a Solar Power Economic Divide

Utilities have upgraded the infrastructure for rooftop power in richer neighborhoods, but low-income areas don't have the same capacity......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Cosmic rays erode away all but the largest interstellar objects

So far, we know of only two interstellar objects (ISO) to visit our solar system. They are 'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov. There's a third possible ISO named CNEOS 2014-01-08, and research suggests there should be many more......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

A six-year search of the outer solar system turns up 461 new objects (but no Planet 9)

In the near future, astronomers will benefit from the presence of next-generation telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (RST). At the same time, improved data mining and machine learning techn.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

This top-rated emergency solar generator is only $245 today

Save big on this practical and highly portable emergency solar generator from Progeny available at Amazon today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

This powerful solar generator is down to $180 at Amazon today

Keep safer in a storm or while camping with this great solar generator that's down to just $180 right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

This solar generator is so cheap today everyone should buy one

The Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 500 Outdoor Solar Generator can power many items at once, like your devices and a mini-fridge......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Vertica and Apache Airflow Integration

Apache Airflow is an open-source workflow management platform that enables you to program, schedule, and manage complex workflows as Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs). A DAG is a collection of tasks and also shows the relationship between the different.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Solar Ash’s boss fights are Shadow of the Colossus on ice

Solar Ash emphasizes movement over combat to create dance-like combat and boss battles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Seabirds starve in stormy "washing machine" waves: study

Thousands of seabirds that wash up on Atlantic coasts every year could have been starved to death by cyclones that whip up "washing machine" waves, a new study says, with experts warning the phenomenon could worsen with climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Ditch the gas generator with these BLUETTI solar generators

The sun is free, and fuel is not. Check out BLUETTI's deals on their new solar power stations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

South Korean competition watchdog fines Google $177 million for blocking Android forks

Google is no stranger to antitrust fines. The latest comes from South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), who recently announced that it levied a 207.4 billion won ($177 million) fine on the search giant for allegedly abusing its market power in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Novel polymer can boost performance of organic and perovskite solar cells

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues have synthesized a new conjugated polymer for organic electronics using two different chemical reactions and shown the impact of the two methods on its performance in organic and perovskite solar cells. The p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

A warm Indian Ocean drives anomalous weather events in East Asia

An unusually warm winter in 2019/20 in central China and Japan was followed by a summer that saw record-breaking rainfall in the region, triggering severe flooding and landslides. A research team from the University of Tsukuba has now examined the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Vanchip tapping Wi-Fi 6 RF FEM market

China-based Vanchip Technologies, a subsidiary of MediaTek, is partnering with IC distributor WPG and GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors to promote its Wi-Fi 6 RF front-end modules (RF FEM) including power amplifier (PA), according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

The stormy relationship between solar power and the weather

Insurance claims, maintenance tickets show how snow and storms hit solar power. Enlarge / A hailstorm at a location like this could be really problematic. (credit: Barcroft Media / Contributor) Solar panels have a love-hate relationship with n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

GoSun’s new portable power stations use the sun’s ray to charge devices

The new GoSun Power 550 and Power 1,100 offer a full range of power outputs and beefy power supplies, including solar charging......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021