Science

China Unveils a Conceptual Design Report for their Next-Generation Particle Collider

2 weeks ago

China has unveiled a Conceptual Design Report (CDR) marking the next stage of their plans to develop a next-generation particle collider. Geoffrey Taylor from Australia’s University of Melbourne and the chair of the International Committee for Future Accelerators said during

Researchers Find 5 Strains of the Bacterium Enterobacter from Areas On Board the ISS

3 weeks ago

Researchers have discovered five strains of the bacterium Enterobacter from areas aboard the International Space Station (ISS). They are now calling for further careful research to figure out whether continuous exposure to microgravity could cause potentially dangerous mutations. Nitin Singh

NASA Satellites Are Mapping California’s Wildfires from Space

1 month ago

Raging wildfires continue in California – including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, which has now become one of the deadliest in the state’s history. NASA satellites are watching these fires – and

New United Nations Report Shows Earth’s Ozone Layer is Repairing Itself

1 month ago

According to a new United Nations report, Earth’s ozone layer is finally repairing itself from damage that was a result of aerosol sprays and coolants. Since the late 1970s, the ozone layer had been thinning. Fortunately, scientists sounded the alarm,

A Strange Deeply Angular Iceberg is Floating off the Antarctic Coast

2 months ago

The internet is now focused on a floating, deeply angular iceberg off the Antarctic coast. This is not that rare for scientists in Antarctica who regularly spot these steep-walled “tabular” icebergs, many of which are almost perfectly square or rectangular.

ESA Launches Climate Change Initiative

4 months ago

One of the most critical challenges facing our society in the 21st century is climate change. Its importance has been touted in recent reports from both the IPCC and UNFCCC and the overwhelming economic consequences were put forth in the

NASA’s ATom Mission Examines the Impact of Human-Produced Air Pollution

4 months ago

NASA’s Atmospheric Tomography Mission, known as ATom, will examine the impact of human-produced air pollution on greenhouse gases and chemically reactive gases in the atmosphere. Reductions of atmospheric concentrations of methane (CH4), tropospheric ozone (O3) and black carbon (BC) aerosols

Climate Change Linked to Summer’s Soaring Temperatures

4 months ago

Have you felt the heat? This year’s heat wave has impacted many parts of the world from the Middle East to Europe to Canada and scientists say this ‘extreme’ weather could soon be the norm. Asgardia strives to create a

Less Pollutant Air Conditioners Could Help with Climate Change

4 months ago

With this summer’s heatwave people all over the world are turning up their air conditioning. In fact, The International Energy Agency predicts that the number of air conditioning units will almost triple by 2050, with most of the growth coming

Kjell Lindgren to Perform Experiments on How to Deal with Health Issues in Space

5 months ago

No one likes getting sick but here on Earth, it’s a little easier to manage. Imagine getting a cold up in space? Well, that’s what happened to the Apollo 7 crew during the 1960s mission in which the commander caught

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