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Expect more deadly heat from climate change, study suggests

More deadly heat waves could be experienced in the coming years due to global warming, according to a new study. (Photo : CBS News/YouTube screenshot). A new study indicates that millions of people, ...

Extreme Weather Events Linked To Climate Change Impact On The Jet Streams

Pennsylvania State University's Dr. Michael Mann and his colleagues reported that climate change is directly impacting extreme weather events through changing the jet stream's movement. ( Phil Walter...

Here’s how primates developed larger brains

New York, March 28 (IANS) A diet rich in fruits may have been responsible for larger brain size in primates, researchers say. The findings revealed that primate species whose food consumption had hig...

Artificial sun built in Germany can make cleaner fuels

Researchers in Germany are trying to use a massive light array to generate clean energy. This week, the scientists switched on their Synlight experiment, a collection of 149 film projector spotlights...

How to see the International Space Station pass over Coventry in April 2017

Before astronauts make their way up into space, they first have to undergo extensive training on terra firma. NASA is now tying up with game studio Epic Games in order to help train their astronauts ...

Bumblebee Halts SW Metro Road Project

In January, before President Obama left office, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service scheduled the rusty patched bumblebee to be listed on the endangered species list on Feb. 10 — and with good reason....

Search on for Tasmanian tiger in northern Australia

n the striped and hairy history of the Tasmanian tiger, those who believe the extinct animal has quietly survived have offered up all kinds of evidence. The animal, also known as a thylacine, was dec...

Tasmanian Tiger Sightings Prompt Queensland Search

Recently, there have been several sightings of an extinct carnivore species, the Tasmanian tiger. Such specimens were allegedly spotted in northern Australia, in the remote Cape York Peninsula. In tu...

Tasmanian Tiger Sightings Prompt Search In Queensland

Thylacin, better known as the Tasmanian tiger, with its small stripes on its back, is an Australian species believed to have died in 1936, When her last representative died at the Hobart Zoo in Tasma...

Earth-like waves spotted around the Sun could help us predict space weather

Researchers find evidence of magnetized waves on our Sun. They are present everywhere on the planet. Fast radio burst' tracked to a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years ... - cnn.com. Advertisements. A...

Global warming

Forests play a complex role in keeping the planet cool, one that goes far beyond the absorption of carbon dioxide, new research has found. Trees also impact climate by regulating the exchange of wate...

Accessing NASA Digital Media Now Easier With New Library Search Engine

Do you love space? Of course you do. Who doesn't? If you have a tendency to trawl through websites looking for the best photos of cosmic wonders to use as desktop pictures, NASA is here to help. The ...

Significant Southern California beach erosion on the way, study says

Bedrock exposed at low tide along the beach at Isla Vista, California. Photo: Alex Snyder/U.S. Geological Survey. The Inertia. According to a study recently published in The Journal of Geophysical Re...

Scientists worry about executive order’s effect on climate research

WASHINGTON - Climate activists are joining with labor, social justice, faith, and other organizations to plan a massive march in Washington, D.C. this April 29th that will offer up resistance to Trum...

NASA is Sending a $40M Telescope on a Balloon to Study Interstellar Medium

NASA has announced that it will be launching a balloon-borne observatory soon to study the emissions from the cosmic material in between stars typically separated by lightyears away. While empty spac...

Hologram Stephen Hawking Speaks in a Conference in Hong Kong

The famous physicist, Stephan Hakwing, appeared on Friday in a public conference room in HongKong as a hologramm, using a technology that is gaining more ground in politics, entertainment and busines...

Watch: Stunning Timelapse Of Southern Lights As Seen From The Skies

Flying on a plane is already a miracle in itself. I mean, sitting comfortably (more or less) thousands of feet up in the air, chewing on salted peanuts and watching a movie while fluffy clouds pass y...

Climate Change and the Rise of Extreme Weather Events

Extreme weather events — flooding, forest fires, scorching summers, torrential rains, unseasonal snow, droughts and so on — have been on the rise around the world in recent years, and there were many...

The State Department Just Rewrote The Climate Change Statement On Their Website, Presentin...

Despite blatant climate change denial from the newly elected US administration, more and more countries understand the urgency of the issue and ratifying the Paris agreement. So far, 139 countries re...

NASA’s Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter’s cloud tops today

Early this morning, NASA's Juno spacecraft performed its fourth science flyby of Jupiter, and fifth overall, buzzing the giant planet's cloud tops at a height of just 4,400 kilometers. These flybys s...