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How Environmental Friendliness Will Keep Getting Easier

Posted in Business, Science on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Today, living an environmentally friendly life is easier than it’s ever been before. And thanks to new technologies, new programs and initiatives, and changing attitudes, it’s only going to get easier.

Superfast electron rains detected pouring down onto Earth

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers at UCLA have discovered a new form of space weather, superfast electron rains that precipitate into the atmosphere from the radiation belts. The team says the events could affect satellites, spacecraft and astronauts, but aren’t accounted for in current models of space weather.

Japan Wants to Build Intercontinental Passenger Spaceships by the Early 2040s

Posted in Business, Science on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

A booming space industry is making it easier than ever to get into orbit, but Japan is betting that it could revolutionize terrestrial travel, too. The country’s science ministry has unveiled a plan to develop intercontinental passenger spaceships by the early 2040s.

What Would We Do If an Asteroid Hit Earth? NASA Is Simulating It

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

'These exercises ultimately help the planetary defense community communicate with each other and with our governments to ensure we are all coordinated should a potential impact threat be identified in the future'

Earth's magnetic field reversals may take much longer than we thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space