GE consolidating renewable and grid assets into GE Renewable Energy

Only about 5 to 6 percent of the power to Pakistan's national electrical grid now comes from renewable energy , according to the country's Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB). All offerings will be complemented with digitally-enabled services.... More..

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US Midwest gripped by deep freeze blamed for several deaths
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

US Midwest gripped by deep freeze blamed for several deaths

A blast of warm air from misplaced Moroccan heat last month made the normally super chilly air temperatures above the North Pole rapidly increase. People walk along North Avenue Beach despite a temperature ar...More..

'Absolute waste': new NSW mass fish kill
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

'Absolute waste': new NSW mass fish kill

Up to a million fish died along the Darling River at Menindee earlier in January, while thousands were also found dead nearly 900km away along the Macintyre River. Hundreds of thousands of fish died in outback ...More..

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

On January 25, 2019, the same day the government shutdown ended, NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab announced that it would be sending new commands to the rover in an attempt to compel to it contact Earth. "Over the...More..

North Korea says it wants peace with US at disarmament conference
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

North Korea says it wants peace with US at disarmament conference

Coats said North Korea has halted its provocative behavior related to weapons of mass destruction, has not conducted any nuclear missile tests in more than a year and has dismantled some of its nuclear infrastr...More..

Trump Mocks Global Warming as Temps Sink: 'Please Come Back'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Trump Mocks Global Warming as Temps Sink: 'Please Come Back'

What the hell is going on with Global Waming (sic)? As he noted , "Trump's climate-trolling is such obvious outrage bait that you nearly want to ignore it, but it's also self-provided evidence of one of the ...More..

Chicago To See Six Inches Of Snow Before More Brutal Cold
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Chicago To See Six Inches Of Snow Before More Brutal Cold

A unsafe cold-air outbreak will reach the Midwest and Great Lakes on Tuesday and is expected to last multiple days with the potential to break dozens of records. In Des Moines, where the wind chill may dip to...More..

Earth's oldest discovered... on the Moon
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Earth's oldest discovered... on the Moon

An global team of scientists found a tiny fragment - weighing less than an ounce - composed of quartz, feldspar and zircon in one of those moon rocks , according to a news release about the discovery. Rock fra...More..

Winds blow over SpaceX rocket at Boca Chica Beach
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Winds blow over SpaceX rocket at Boca Chica Beach

The prototype version of Starship is smaller than than the anticipated final rocket, and it'll be used for flights that don't go into orbit. Unfortunately for the company, Starhopper didn't make it out unscat...More..

by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Wind Chill Advisory issued in parts of northern Ohio

The extremely cold air is expected to take hold Tuesday night with lows near 10 below zero. This will be a cold weekend with highs near freezing. Even though the wind won't be very strong, a mostly clear sk...More..

First Time in 99 Years: Total Solar Eclipse Crosses the United States
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

First Time in 99 Years: Total Solar Eclipse Crosses the United States

The moon has begun its journey across the sun. ─ AFP A view of the solar eclipse at the Solar Temples at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon's Ochoco National Forest. If you happen to live in any one of thos...More..

NASA replaces astronaut on Boeing's 1st crew launch
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

NASA replaces astronaut on Boeing's 1st crew launch

Boe and three other NASA astronauts were chosen in 2015 as the first commercial crew members. NASA announced the original crew assignments for the CST-100 Starliner test flight and for a separate SpaceX Cr...More..

Ice sheet Greenland has accelerated the melting of four times
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Ice sheet Greenland has accelerated the melting of four times

Those chunks then melt and cause sea levels to rise. Prof. Bevis said: "The only thing we can do is adapt and mitigate further global warming - it's too late for there to be no effect". In the 20th centur...More..

David Attenborough warns of impact of human activity on world
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

David Attenborough warns of impact of human activity on world

We have never been more powerful. It's not just beauty and wonder: it is essential to human life. "What we are doing to our planet at the moment, could you look them in the eye and say - 'I knew what could ...More..

Record number in USA say global warming real
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Record number in USA say global warming real

Americans increasingly believe climate change is real, that humanity is largely responsible for it and that something needs to be done to fix the problem. Hayhoe has received numerous honors for her efforts to ...More..

Blood moon rising: Stargazers' joy at rare eclipse
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Blood moon rising: Stargazers' joy at rare eclipse

The eclipse, which was produced as the Sun, Earth, and Moon all aligned, cast a large shadow over the lunar body locally from approximately 9 to 10:30 p.m. When the full moon moves into Earth's shadow, it darke...More..

WATCH Meteorite Crashing Into ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

WATCH Meteorite Crashing Into ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’

But Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Huelva's Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System ( MIDAS ) program in Spain wasn't leaving anything to chance this time. After one Reddit user asked what t...More..

New shark species with 'spaceship-shaped' teeth discovered
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

New shark species with 'spaceship-shaped' teeth discovered

The sediment sat in storage for decades at the Field Museum until Gates took an interest, according to the Journal of Paleontology . "Most of its body wasn't preserved, because sharks' skeletons are made of ...More..

Bright skies tonight for what could be a spectacular lunar eclipse
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Bright skies tonight for what could be a spectacular lunar eclipse

The moon's orbital path around the Earth takes place at an angle of 5 degrees to Earth's orbital plane around the sun, otherwise known as the ecliptic. Earth cast two shadows on the moon during the eclipse. A f...More..

by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Interpreting the super blood moon

Earth cast two shadows on the moon during the eclipse. So where does the "wolf" part come in? A super blood wolf moon occurs when a blood moon and supermoon occur simultaneously and was best seen from t...More..

Chinese cotton seeds sprout on the moon
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Chinese cotton seeds sprout on the moon

January 14, 2019 (EIRNS)-The China National Space Administration held a press conference this morning on the ongoing Chang'e-4 mission, and future lunar exploration missions. The seeds began growing once they...More..

Japan's artificial meteor shower could outshine natural shooting stars
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Japan's artificial meteor shower could outshine natural shooting stars

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ( JAXA ) launched the Epsilon-4 launch vehicle with seven satellites from its Uchinoura Space Center on Friday, Trend reported citing Sputnik. "I feel like now the hard ...More..

What is super blood wolf moon eclipse of 2019?
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

What is super blood wolf moon eclipse of 2019?

Kelly says it likely got its name from wolves howling from hunger in winter. So informally speaking, the upcoming lunar eclipse will be a " super blood wolf moon ". At the same time, the moon will be ever...More..

Chinas moon cotton experiment ends in freezing lunar night
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Chinas moon cotton experiment ends in freezing lunar night

China's dream of a moon harvest has died young. China's ambitions for space and lunar exploration aren't limited to the current mission. According to the BBC , the sprouts are part of an ongoing experiment...More..

Hitachi halts work on UK nuclear power plant over financing
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Hitachi halts work on UK nuclear power plant over financing

The decision is expected to result in the loss of thousands of potential jobs, despite Horizon stating that it would work to minimise the potential impacts. Such an average price is representative of a 13 - 33%...More..

Antarctica ice loss increases six fold since 1979
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Antarctica ice loss increases six fold since 1979

From 2009 to 2017, around 252 gigatons of ice mass were lost annually. "As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries". Prof...More..

More than half of the world's coffee is in danger of extinction
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

More than half of the world's coffee is in danger of extinction

If it wasn't for wild species we wouldn't have as much coffee to drink in the world today. While cultivated coffee is thriving, making up a hugely profitable business globally, the health of those species wil...More..

Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says

The findings challenge the notion favoured by some astronomers that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago along with the other planets, including the earth . As Cassini was...More..

by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Andrew Wheeler returns to the Senate for EPA administrator confirmation hearing

He defended his record on rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations as Democrats assailed his ties to business and his lack of urgency on the issue of climate change . In 10 of those 30 years, EPA ref...More..

‘Super blood wolf moon eclipse’ worth howling about if weather clears
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

‘Super blood wolf moon eclipse’ worth howling about if weather clears

The arctic air mass headed to the Carolinas Sunday night will cause temperatures to drop 20 degrees in six hours - from the 50s to the 30s - but there is an upside, says the National Weather Service. But that's...More..