Month: April 2021

Date/Time: May 6, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) From global automakers announcing billion-dollar investments in EVs, to the Biden-Harris Administration’s pledge to electrify the federal fleet, the time for electrification is here. Fleet operators and business owners will need to meet a new set of demands and complexities with battery-electric vehicles and infrastructure.  
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Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants ***EXTRA INFO AND SOURCES BELOW*** Vsauce2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 Vsauce3: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3 Great video about English spellings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYplM1QCv0Y soup etymology: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/soup reduplication: http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/09/10/ikea_s_bookbook_soy_milk_vs_milk_milk_and_like_liking_contrastive_focus.html http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~krussll/redup-corpus.html https://solongasitswords.wordpress.com/tag/tmesis/ reduplication poem “After the Funeral”: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/Collins.pdf retronyms: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/07/magazine/07wwln_safire.t.html morse code translator: http://morsecode.scphillips.com/jtranslator.html dog’s bollocks punctuation: http://pittmanlettersproject.com/2013/03/05/the-dogs-bollocks-you-say/ http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2011/09/frasers-phrases-the-dogs-bollocks/ emoticon history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoticon#History overwhelmed tweet: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce/status/535424574880768000 USA’s Declaration of Independence [image]: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8f/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence.jpg
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It seemed like a miracle stone, and eventually, the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians all started using it, too. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Chris Peters, and Fatima Iqbal. ———- Like
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NOAA is using balloons like this one (shown being released in a photographic time lapse) to measure the size and number of aerosols in the stratosphere.Credit: Patrick Cullis, CIRES/NOAA GML United States urged to invest in sun-dimming studies The US government should launch a federal research programme to explore whether it’s feasible — or even
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Operators of geostationary satellites argue that low Earth orbit services like Starlink should not be viewed as the only solution to customers’ communications problems. WASHINGTON — As SpaceX continues to expand its Starlink communications network and promote its services, established satellite operators are figuring out strategies to remain competitive.   During the Satellite 2021 LEO Digital
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In the Milky Way, gas (red and blue; artificially coloured) flows outwards from ‘stellar eggs’ that could hatch into baby stars. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Lu et al./Astrophys. J. Astronomy and astrophysics 06 April 2021 Baby stars make it in a tough part of the Galaxy Star formation might be more resilient than astronomers had thought.
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Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018. Steve Jennings | Getty Images for TechCrunch In preparation for its debut on the Nasdaq next week, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Tuesday that first-quarter revenue climbed about nine-fold from last year, driven by a historic rally in the price of bitcoin. Revenue
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SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft announced plans April 6 to move automated satellite image processing technology developed by Thales Alenia Space into its Azure Orbital platform. With Thales Alenia’s DeeperVision software, “images downlinked by Earth observation satellites can be immediately and systematically analyzed as soon as they are produced,” according to a Thales Alenia news release.
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This version features a chocolate truffle base under a layer of marble cheesecake. The decoration on the top is known as a napoleon design. #HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Tuk Tuk Life, with the support of the Norwegian electric vehicle company Infinite Mobility, will attempt to break several world records by driving a solar electric tuk tuk (also known as an auto rickshaw or tricycle) around the world. Here’s a quick summary of the organization attempting the record and the plan: Tuk Tuk Life
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The Disordered Cosmos Chanda Prescod-Weinstein Bold Type (2021) Aged ten, writes theoretical physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, “I thought that I could keep my curiosity about the mathematics of the universe and the existence and function of racism separate.” In fact, she became a leading Black activist in US academia, co-organizing last year’s Strike for Black Lives.
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TAMPA, Fla. — CAES, the former electronics unit of British defense and aerospace contractor Cobham, has forged an alliance to bring Swiss 3D printed satellite RF technology to the U.S. market. Arlington, Virginia-based CAES (formerly known as Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions) is partnering with Switzerland-based additive manufacturing specialist Swissto12 to target U.S. government and commercial
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This video was sponsored by Skillshare. The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: http://skl.sh/scishowspace04211 You may have heard of the first interstellar object observed in our solar system, but did you know there’s more than one? And speaking of icy rocks, new research suggests the
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We are in spring! And with spring come bees! In this episode of SciShow Compilation we bring the best episodes of bees and honey! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks
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During the pandemic, technology companies have been pitching their emotion-recognition software for monitoring workers and even children remotely. Take, for example, a system named 4 Little Trees. Developed in Hong Kong, the program claims to assess children’s emotions while they do classwork. It maps facial features to assign each pupil’s emotional state into a category
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Scientists analyze data from the Kepler telescope. An earth size planet is found in the “habitable” zone. The planet could have an earth-like atmosphere but the oceans would be yellow due to the dwarf star. | For more, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/are-we-alone?/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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The Raht Racer is the world’s first highway safe biking vehicle that amplifies pedal power to car speeds. Can it really make it up to 70 mph? | For more, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/all-american-makers/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch ALL-AMERICAN MAKERS Wednesdays at 10/9c on Science! Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/AllAmericanMakersFullEps Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome
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Originally published on ILSR.org In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield solar. Through the Illinois Shines program, the legislature created opportunities for citizens to
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This storm-water pond, which collects runoff from nearby Gothenburg, is part of a larger effort to help the Swedish city live up to its billing as the ‘Greenest City on Earth’. It’s an accolade that’s well deserved, yet Gothenburg could still do better. In this picture, from late November 2020, I’m taking water samples to
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Numerica won a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research award and later received an additional $2.25 million to mature the technology WASHINGTON — Numerica, a company that operates a network of ground-based telescopes to track objects in deep space, is deploying new sensors that can observe orbiting satellites in broad daylight. The telescopes were funded with
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In the waning months of 2020, the European Union took ambitious steps to address the more than 12 million tons of electronic waste the bloc produces annually. Acknowledging that “Europe is living well beyond planetary boundaries,” a European Parliamen vote called for mandatory repairability scores for consumer electronics, amongst a host of other initiatives intended
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#HowTheUniverseWorks | Tuesdays at 10/9c on Science Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-the-universe-works/ When two black holes are near each other, they will slowly orbit in a death circle. The larger black hole will eventually devour the other resulting in an enormous discharge of energy akin to the Big Bang Subscribe to Science
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NASA’s Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the US space agency said. The ultra-light aircraft had been fixed to the belly of the Perseverance rover, which touched down on the Red Planet on February 18. “#MarsHelicopter touchdown confirmed!” NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory tweeted Saturday. “Its
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Over the weekend, Manatee County, Florida, was under a state of emergency, with more than 300 homes ordered to evacuate due to a wastewater reservoir spill. (Photo : LuAnn Hunt on Unsplash) Phosphate Leak (Photo : FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Finally Represented Innovational Climate Model to Predict Water Needs) After a major leak at a large pond
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In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Rob Grant, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Social Impact at Cruise, to talk about Cruise’s work in the autonomous vehicle space. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded
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