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Climate change: Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m for Paris deal

Posted in Science on 23rd Apr, 2018 11:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will pay $4.5m to cover some of the lapsed US commitment to the Paris climate accord.
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NASA’s proposed multi-billion orbiting moonbase used to justify $50 billion Space Launch System

Posted in Science on 22nd Apr, 2018 11:49 PM
by Alex Muller
As part of the fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, NASA is planning to build the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway in the 2020s.
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+27

Europe's Mars rover takes shape

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2018 04:52 PM
by Alex Muller
ESA member states will meet on 8 May for the Critical Design Review. This will consider every aspect of the venture and is really the last chance to change some aspect of the mission.
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Scientists discover protein behind motor neurone disease

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2018 04:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neurone disease and a rare form of dementia.
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+28

Clean Energy is Happening, With or Without the Trump Administration

Posted in Science on 18th Apr, 2018 11:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Utilities, corporations, cities, and states are taking the reins of the US transition to clean energy.
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One machine to rule them all: A 'Master Algorithm' may emerge sooner than you think

Posted in Science on 18th Apr, 2018 10:56 PM
by Alex Muller
It remains to be seen if this new math can spawn a mechanical species of beings with their own beliefs and motivations.
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SpaceX will build its BFR Mars rocket in California

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2018 11:00 PM
by Alex Muller
'This vehicle holds the promise of taking humanity deeper into the cosmos'
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Breakthrough crispr gene editing trial set to begin this year

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2018 10:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Biotech company CRISPR Therapeutics is set to treat Europe’s patients with the CRISPR gene-editing tool this year following regulatory approval for trials.
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Delay for Nasa's TESS planet-hunting space telescope

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2018 01:20 AM
by Alex Muller
The launch of Nasa's Tess planet-hunter has been postponed and it will not now lift off until Wednesday at the earliest.
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Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say

Posted in Science on 16th Apr, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.
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NASA, SpaceX to launch spacecraft to find another Earth

Posted in Science on 15th Apr, 2018 03:22 AM
by Alex Muller
TESS is scheduled to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
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India’s Gujarat approves 5GW solar park

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2018 02:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The Indian state of Gujarat has approved what could be the world’s largest solar park once completed, standing at 5GW capacity, according to chief minister Vijay Rupani.
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Device lets users 'speak silently' with a computer by just thinking

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2018 02:23 PM
by Alex Muller
A system that allows someone to communicate silently and privately with a computer or the internet by simply thinking without requiring any facial muscle movement.
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For every $1 the US put into adding renewable energy last year, China put in $3

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018 05:21 PM
by Alex Muller
China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is determined to re-balance its energy mix, and incorporate more clean energy.
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Big increase in Antarctic snowfall

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018 05:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The effect of the extra snow locked up in Antarctica is to slightly slow a general trend in global sea-level rise.
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Startup will launch luxury space hotel in 2021 and charge about $800,000 per night

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2018 07:17 PM
by Alex Muller
By early 2022, they aim to be hosting tourists, astronauts, space research, and manufacturing on board Aurora Station in LEO.
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