TAMPA, Fla. — Space startup investor Seraphim Capital’s investment trust started trading on the London Stock Exchange July 14, raising about $250 million for larger international acquisitions. The listing gives the group “the firepower to become really impactful in this market,” Seraphim Capital CEO Mark Boggett told SpaceNews. Seraphim Space Investment Trust, which now trades
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For years, cryptocurrency holdings of U.S. taxpayers have existed in a sort of reporting gray zone. But now, those crypto wallets are getting a whole lot of attention from the Internal Revenue Service and President Biden, who appear determined to crack down on tax cheats. The timing makes sense. The president needs to raise money,
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Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog.By Miles Muller, Attorney, Climate & Clean Energy Program State legislators and Governor Newsom just signed a historic California budget that includes unprecedented levels of investment in clean transportation. The new funding will provide significant support for critical zero-emission vehicle and infrastructure programs, unlocking billions in public health, climate, and jobs
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CAREER COLUMN 14 July 2021 Embrace and celebrate diverse names in science Learning to pronounce others’ names doesn’t have to be awkward, as long as it comes from a place of mutual respect, says Ilinca Ioana Ciubotariu. Ilinca Ioana Ciubotariu 0 Ilinca Ioana Ciubotariu Ilinca Ioana Ciubotariu is a PhD student researching infectious diseases at
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A Psammodromus algirus lizard in Spain, where wildfires can confer long-lasting relief from parasites. Credit: Philippe Clement/Nature Picture Library Ecology 13 July 2021 Destructive fires serve as pest control for lizards Mediterranean lizards in burnt areas are less likely to be afflicted by mites than their neighbours in unburnt woodlands. Share on Twitter Share on
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Recently, Republicans received some favorable climate-related coverage. Utah’s 3rd District Congressman John Curtis announced the formation of a Conservative Climate Caucus. It came with a roster of roughly 60 Congresspeople, none of them particularly well known names. While they are light on content, they have sufficient info on their site to make a few early
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Investors may want to keep the antacid nearby. Long-term market bull Tony Dwyer sees near-term turbulence in connection with his “summer of indigestion” call. So, he’s encouraging investors to resist making any big moves right now. “We’ve had one heck of a run. It’s been an excessive run in the indices,” the Canaccord Genuity chief
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Indigenous peoples patrolling the Peruvian Amazon equipped with smartphones and satellite data were able to drastically reduce illegal deforestation, according to the results of an experiment published Monday. The study, which appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), showed that recognising indigenous people’s rights to their territory can be a powerful
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CORRESPONDENCE 13 July 2021 Italy: Forest harvesting is the opposite of green growth Roberto Cazzolla Gatti 0 , Gianluca Piovesan 1 & Alessandro Chiarucci 2 Roberto Cazzolla Gatti Tomsk State University, Russia. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Gianluca Piovesan University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy. View author
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In this article TSLA Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., right, departs from court for the SolarCity trial in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Monday, July 12, 2021. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images WILMINGTON, Del. — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is heading back to court for a second day, and is likely to be questioned
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Robbins Island off north-west Tasmania plans to build a windfarm that could threaten the disease-free Tasmanian devil population according to federal environment officials. The planned windfarm worried environmental officials about the potential damage it could impose to the Tasmanian Devils and their survival. According to Guardian Australia, the threat this could bring can be serious
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CORRESPONDENCE 13 July 2021 To build resilience, study complex systems Len Fisher 0 Len Fisher University of Bristol, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share via E-Mail Share via E-Mail Download PDF Research has
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MDA’s cubesats were two of seven government and commercial payloads launched in Virgin Orbit’s second operational mission. WASHINGTON — Two Missile Defense Agency cubesats launched June 30 aboard Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne successfully began communicating with ground stations last week, the agency announced July 12. The satellites are the first of a series of network communications
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Although black holes (left, surrounded by a disc of hot gas; artist’s impression) often consume matter from stars, their gravity can also fling stars outwards. Credit: ESA, NASA and Felix Mirabel Astronomy and astrophysics 12 July 2021 A swarm of black holes could explain Galactic fluffiness Diffuse Milky Way formation might have been depleted by
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NASA is targeting the final test in the Green Run series, the hot fire, for Sat., Jan.16. The hot fire is the culmination of the Green Run test series, an eight-part test campaign that gradually brings the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) — the deep space rocket that will power the Artemis
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Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson are competing fiercely to outwit each other and capture the huge commercial space tourism market. And their fellow billionaire Elon Musk appears to be siding with the British entrepreneur and his Virgin Galactic venture. Musk, the SpaceX CEO who aims to colonise Mars someday and make humans a multi-planetary species, seems to have
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Download PDF Thirty-five years after the explosion and meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, I study how amphibians in the region have changed, physically and genetically. In 2016, I joined an international research team to do this; since then, I have obtained various grants to continue the work. Chernobyl is a phenomenal
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TAMPA, Fla. — Israeli fleet operator Spacecom has secured an extension to use AsiaSat-8 until 2024, filling a coverage gap left by the loss of its Amos-6 satellite in 2016. The company agreed to lease Hong Kong-based AsiaSat’s satellite, which it calls Amos-7, for an extra two years for an annual fee of $14 million.
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Public procurement has played an essential role in bringing climate technologies such as wind and solar from niche to mainstream. It also could be key to scaling the plant-based ecosystem, lowering the carbon footprint of food production. Schools might be the public infrastructure soon kicking off this development.  Environmental groups such as Friends of the
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Nestled in the outskirts of Zagreb, Croatia, sits an unassuming building where some of the most high-tech electric bicycles in the world are dreamed up, designed, and then manufactured. Greyp applies the same kind of forward-thinking approaches as its electric supercar parent company, Rimac, resulting in e-bikes that are both high performance and high tech.
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Sometimes good things come in small packages. Today that is especially true, as the package isn’t square, its “Squad, World’s First Solar City Car.” Wordplay aside, Squad Mobility is a startup in the Netherlands whose product might actually be the ultimate solution to the first/last-mile transportation issue. In our opinion, if successful, it could change
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In this article MSFT If you own a PC, chances are it’s running Windows, the operating system that Microsoft has offered since 1985. Even with people buying modern Macs with energy-sipping Arm chips, and even with some students and corporate workers picking up Chromebooks during the pandemic, Windows still holds on 83% market share for
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Fossil remains of two newly described palaeotheriidae mammals inhabiting the subtropical landscape of Basque region were found to be relatives of horses that trotted the Earth 37 million years ago. The previously unknown mammals are called paleotheres or ‘pseudo-horses’ that lived in the archipelago of Europe when the climate was much warmer, according to the
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