Rep. Louie Gohmert Thinks Moon’s Orbit Blocks Climate Action

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:12:57 +0000

Representative Louie Gohmert from Texas made headlines Wednesday after comments he made about climate change and the orbit of the Earth and moon went viral. In a virtual House Natural Resources Committee hearing, Gohmert asked Jennifer Eberlien, the associate deputy chief for the U.S. Forest Service, whether the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management […]

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123 of 60,000 Permian Oil & Gas Sites Account for 29% of Region’s Methane Pollution

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 00:30:24 +0000

A relatively tiny number of Permian oil and gas sites are responsible for a wildly disproportionate amount of methane pollution, a new study from Methane Source Finder found. The research, a joint project of NASA, the University of Arizona, and Arizona State University, revealed just 123 of the 60,000 sites (0.205%) surveyed in the month-long […]

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Tesla FSD Hardware Has 150 Million Times More Computer Power Than Apollo 11 Computer

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 23:00:34 +0000

In an interesting article by EVANNEX, the author shared that Tesla’s onboard AI chip is smarter than the USAF’s F-35 fighter jet, among other historic vehicles that are powered by computers. Although the Tesla Model S Plaid isn’t as fast as a fighter jet (yet), the current generation of Tesla’s vehicles are leaving the most […]

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NASA, ESA, & JAXA Host Hackathon to Study Environmental Effects of COVID-19

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sun, 23 May 2021 04:10:56 +0000

The measures countries have taken in response to COVID-19, ranging from large-scale lockdowns to the mass deployment of personal protective equipment, have resulted in environmental effects. To study those, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will host an Earth Observation Dashboard Hackathon, from June 23–29, taking advantage of powerful Earth […]

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NASA Confirms How Much Humans Are Responsible For Global Warming; SCoPEx Geoengineering Flight Cancelled

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 18:05:50 +0000

A recent study by NASA identifies for the first time the degree to which human activity is responsible for global heating. The study was published March 25 in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Here are the Abstract and the Plain Language Summary of the report: Abstract Changes in atmospheric composition, such as increasing greenhouse gases, […]

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Para akong nasa purgatory – Duterte

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 01:40:28 +0000

By GENALYN KABILING President Duterte admitted feeling like he was living in “purgatory” on earth as he steered the country through the unprecedented health emergency. Duterte, known for his tough guy persona, said he wanted to cry as the country continued to struggle with acquiring more vaccines to help protect Filipinos. The world’s supply remained […]

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Juanchoyce, excited sa baby!

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 07:45:49 +0000

BY RUEL J. MENDOZA Proud na pinasilip ng mag-asawang Juancho Triviño at Joyce Pring ang baby nursery ng kanilang paparating na sanggol. “Actually, guest room lang namin ‘yun sa ngayon. Hindi pa namin alam kasi baka doon namin sa room namin patulugin at least for the first few months. May crib na kami. At saka […]

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NREL, NASA, & European Researchers Reveal Path to Even Safer Lithium-Ion Batteries

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 03:33:37 +0000

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) — working with researchers at NASA and in Europe — identified a solution to preventing a dangerous chain reaction in lithium-ion batteries known as thermal runaway. “It is very rare that batteries fail catastrophically, but when that does happen it can be very damaging,” said Donal Finegan, […]

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Laura Hermosa, pumanaw na

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 08:17:51 +0000

BY RUEL J. MENDOZA Pumanaw na ang pioneering radio voice talent and veteran actress na si Laura Hermosa dahil sa renal failure noong nakaraang March 16. Si Laura ay ina ng stand-up comedian and actress na si Tessie Tomas. Kaka-recover lang daw ni Laura sa sakit na COVID-19.  Mabilis na umuwi si Tessie sa Pilipinas […]

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Spacewalkers take extra safety precautions for toxic ammonia

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 04:15:47 +0000

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: Spacewalking astronauts had to take extra safety precautions Saturday after possibly getting toxic ammonia on their suits from the International Space Station’s external cooling system. Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins had no trouble removing and venting a couple of old jumper cables to remove any ammonia still lingering in the lines. But […]

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