Month: October 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader Armin Laschet visit the construction site of Tesla’s Gigafactory in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, August 13, 2021. Patrick Pleul | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the fundamental good the electric car maker does will be measured in the acceleration of the world
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On Wednesday, fast-casual food chain Panera Bread announced that it plans to work towards a climate-positive business model by 2050. This means Panera will remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits each year. Climate positive suggests that it will go a step beyond the popular net-zero carbon emissions movement that has taken the
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Tesla (TSLA) has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the third quarter of 2021 after market close today. We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders’ letter, and the conference call later tonight. Refresh for the latest information. Tesla Q3 2021 earnings expectations Yesterday, we posted our Tesla
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In this article TSLA Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveils a new all-wheel-drive version of the Model S car in Hawthorne, California October 9, 2014. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Tesla reported third-quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday, and it’s a beat on both the top and bottom lines. Here are the results. Earnings per share
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Thomas Martin, director of national security programs: ‘We’re in conversations with U.S. Transportation Command’ NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Blue Origin could become the second U.S. rocket company to sign a cooperative agreement with the U.S. military to examine how space vehicles might be used to transport cargo around the world.  “We’re in conversations with U.S.
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NEWS FEATURE 20 October 2021 Why fossil fuel subsidies are so hard to kill Behind the struggle to stop governments propping up the coal, oil and gas industries. Jocelyn Timperley 0 Jocelyn Timperley Jocelyn Timperley is a freelance climate journalist in San José, Costa Rica. View author publications You can also search for this author
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WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators, frustrated with the lack of progress by the Commerce Department on space traffic management, are threatening to withhold other funding until it gets detailed plans from the agency. In the report accompanying its version of a commerce, justice and science spending bill for fiscal year 2022, released Oct. 18, Senate appropriators
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Start building your ideal daily routine with Fabulous. The first 100 people who click on the link will get a FREE week trial and 25% OFF Fabulous Premium: https://thefab.co/scishowspace2 The extreme mass of neutron stars leads to enormous gravitational pulls, resulting in nearly perfect spheres. But those imperfections, or mountains, might be able to help
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This article was adapted from Mobility Weekly, our free weekly newsletter. Register for a subscription here. The pandemic travel reprieve gave airlines the opportunity to refocus their sustainability initiatives. Several rounds of government largesse helped the sector stay afloat before travel began to trickle back earlier this year.  Now, as travelers return to the sky
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CORRESPONDENCE 19 October 2021 Credit local authors fairly on international research papers Angela I. N. Obasi  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6801-8889 0 , Seye Abimbola  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1294-3850 1 , Ndekya Oriyo  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6336-9911 2 , Ben Morton  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6164-2854 3 , André Vercueil  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1591-4131 4 & Refiloe Masekela  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9665-2035 5 Angela I. N. Obasi Liverpool School
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded nearly $40 million to 40 projects that are advancing the next generation of solar, storage, and industrial technologies necessary for achieving the Biden–Harris administration’s climate goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035. Specifically, the projects will reduce the cost of solar technologies by increasing
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Scene from “Squid Game” by Netflix Source: Netflix It may seem like every American you know has watched “Squid Game,” but the show’s popularity has not yet created a surge of new Netflix subscribers in the U.S. 142 million Netflix subscribers have seen at least two minutes of the wildly popular South Korean drama, Netflix
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Scorpions are venomous reptiles. They’ve one of the most ferocious beasts here on earth for millennia, with their 8 legs, a brace of anguish forceps, and a tail that culminates in a stinger. History, astronomy, Greek myths, games consoles, and corporate logos all contain them Nevertheless, in a recent finding, there was another identical seen
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For the marine shipping industry to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2050, promising technology will need to become reality, and efficiency gains will need to increase as well. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Amazon and IKEA are among the major companies pushing the ocean shipping industry to adopt zero-carbon fuel sources for vessels by 2040.
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Berkeley, California-based carbon transformation company Twelve and Tulsa-based Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT) today announced that they have produced the first fossil-free jet fuel from carbon dioxide using an electrochemical process. The project received funding from the US Air Force. The new biofuel, which is called E-Jet, can be used by both commercial and military aviation. Biofuels
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CORRESPONDENCE 19 October 2021 Countries of the Indo-Gangetic Plain must unite against air pollution Muhammad Fahim Khokhar  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4489-6593 0 , Muhammad Shehzaib Anjum  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2873-5741 1 , Abdus Salam  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5609-6828 2 , Vinayak Sinha  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5508-0779 3 , Manish Naja  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4597-1690 4 , Hiroshi Tanimoto  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5424-9923 5 , James H. Crawford
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The Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange app pictured on the screen of an iPhone on February 12, 2018. Chesnot | Getty Images The National Basketball Association is preparing  for its 75th anniversary on Tuesday. But it also increased its presence in the cryptocurrency space as it braces for the future. The NBA agreed to its first cryptocurrency
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TAMPA, Fla. — German launch services provider Exolaunch is expanding to the U.S. in search of a greater share of the rapidly growing market, stepping up competition against Seattle-based rideshare broker Spaceflight. About half the nearly 100 satellites Exolaunch has already booked for launches next year are for U.S. customers, newly appointed Exolaunch USA CEO
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Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Future Industries has bought a majority stake in technology group HyET. Its “Powerfoil” solar technology is described as extremely lightweight (5% of the weight of traditional glass panels), and with a significantly lower levelized cost of energy. HyET is also invested in hydrogen electrolyser technology. “The electrically active layers consist of SnO2:F,
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Afghanistan’s gross domestic product could see a contraction of up to 30% following the Taliban takeover, the IMF said in its latest regional economic report. Jihad Azour, director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia department, said the country’s situation was deteriorating, even before Kabul fell. “They were facing more than one shock — drought,
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This post originally appeared on NRDC’s Expert Blog. Global warming is escalating even faster than we thought. According to the recent IPCC Report, the global average temperature will approach and exceed the 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature threshold in the next century. Crossing the temperature threshold projects more intense climate hazards, such as sea levels drastically
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CORRESPONDENCE 19 October 2021 United States has several programmes for early-career leaders Dalal Najib 0 , John Boright 1 & John Hildebrand 2 Dalal Najib National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington DC, USA. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar John Boright National Academies of Sciences,
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Following several nights lacking water, 2 males were retrieved from isolated Australian desert. Mahesh Patrick aged 14, and Shaun Emitja aged 21, got separated when their automobile went bogged in the Northern Territory outback near Arlparra and Harts Range. The duo mysteriously disappeared on Monday upon failed to retreat to Hermannsburg, an Indigenous town 120 kilometers south-west
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Under the recently launched Polish Imaging Satellites (PIAST) project, a consortium formed by local space industry players will develop three nanosatellites to be operated by the country’s armed forces and placed into orbit in 2024. WARSAW, Poland — Under the recently launched Polish Imaging Satellites (PIAST) project, a consortium formed by local space industry players
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When stars die, they tend to take everything around them with them. But new evidence appears to show a planet orbiting a white dwarf, and we’re not sure how it survived! Plus, experiments designed to detect dark matter might be capable of detecting dark energy, too! Hosted By: Reid Reimers Bundle your Patreon support and
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NEWS 19 October 2021 Attempt to charge Mexican scientists with ‘organized crime’ prompts international outcry The Mexican government has accused 31 scientists and officials of organized crime and money laundering — allegations that they deny and that many claim are politically motivated. Sara Reardon 0 Sara Reardon Sara Reardon is a freelance writer in Bozeman,
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In this article AAPL Apple MacBook Pro Source: Apple Before Monday, the last major redesign for Apple‘s larger MacBook Pros came in 2016, with several features that looked to the future. The 2016 MacBook Pros sported universal USB-C connectors that could power displays and peripherals, a “butterfly” keyboard that allowed the devices to become even
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WASHINGTON — NASA will develop a gamma-ray telescope intended to study the formation of chemical elements in the galaxy as its next small astrophysics mission. NASA announced Oct. 18 that it will proceed with development of the Compton Spectrometer and Imager (COSI) spacecraft as its next small Explorer, or SMEX, astrophysics mission. COSI, led by
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In 1988, during the U.S. presidential campaign, George H.W. Bush famously said, “Those who think we are powerless to do anything about the greenhouse effect forget about the White House effect.” A third of a century later, that pithy sound bite turned out to be hollow, as most political pronouncements about climate change were at
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