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Government turns up power on offshore wind

Government turns up power on offshore wind Data type include capacity, production, market share, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, growth rate, consumption, import, export, Industry chain, manufacturing process, cost structure, marketing channel are also analyzed in this report. [Full Article...]

Hebrew University of Jerusalem unveils 110 new Albert Einstein documents

Hebrew University of Jerusalem unveils 110 new Albert Einstein documents In a letter dated 50 years later, he expresses that he still does not understand the quantum nature of light (I mean, do any of us, really?). HU Einstein Archives contains more than 80,000 items, including photographs, manuscripts, and letters, making it the most extensive collection of Einstein documents. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Crew Dragon Mission Successful

SpaceX Crew Dragon Mission Successful After a six-day mission on the orbital outpost, Crew Dragon autonomously detached about 2:30 a.m EST (0730 GMT) on Friday and sped back to earth reaching hypersonic speeds before an 8:45 a.m. NASA has been unable to fly its own astronauts since the final Space Shuttle retired in 2011, after which the space agency turned to the private sector to develop the next generation of human spacefli... [Full Article...]

NASA astronauts to team up for first all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts to team up for first all-female spacewalk This will be a true reality and a big achievement in the history of NASA to have a complete unmanned team to undertake their project. US astronaut Christina Hammock Koch, a member of the International Space Station expedition, attends her final exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Center in Star City outside Moscow, Russia, Feb. [Full Article...]

Crew Dragon is coming back to Earth: What to know

Crew Dragon is coming back to Earth: What to know The demonstration flight, whose lone occupant is a test dummy named Ripley , is a crucial step in Nasa's delayed quest to resume human space flight from the United States this year. I think it's unlikely; we've run simulations a thousand times. At least until the first crewed Dragon makes an appearance to bring "Earthy" home. But don't worry- she's a dummy. [Full Article...]

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking Both the mannequin and the capsule were loaded with a series of sensors which measure noise, vibration and the stress among several other relevant data which play an essential role during the launch and flight towards the International Space Station . [Full Article...]

Canada PM shuffles cabinet for second time in six weeks amid crisis

Canada PM shuffles cabinet for second time in six weeks amid crisis In her first substantial public statement on the matter, the former justice minister and attorney general testified that she was inappropriately pressured to prevent the Montreal-based company from being prosecuted in a bribery case. "Given the subsequent chain of events that include portions of conversations that reference enormous pressure and political interference and the subsequent removal of... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Docked Its ‘Crew Dragon’ Capsule with the Space Station This Weekend

SpaceX Docked Its ‘Crew Dragon’ Capsule with the Space Station This Weekend Crew Dragon is scheduled to spend a total of five days docked at the ISS before returning to Earth to land in the Atlantic Ocean. Crew Dragon Capsule mission will be completed when the Dragon Capsule will come back to Earth on Friday. SpaceX said the spacesuit for Ripley, apparently a reference to the protagonist in the science fiction movie "Alien", has been embedded with sensors around its hea... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks to Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks to Space Station No private company has ever launched humans into orbit, and during a webcast of the launch, SpaceX employees could be seen packed into the main foyer of the company's headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., cheering each milestone. Ripley , on the other hand, will provide the astronauts with data on the potential effects on humans of travel aboard the Crew Dragon , using the sensors inside it. [Full Article...]

India houses 7 out of 10 top polluting cities in the world

India houses 7 out of 10 top polluting cities in the world The Greenpeace and AirVisual analysis of air pollution readings from 3,000 cities around the world found that 64% exceed the World Health Organization's annual exposure guideline for PM2.5 fine particulate matter - tiny airborne particles, about a 40th of the width of a human hair, that are linked to a wide range of health problems . [Full Article...]

Nanotechnology Allows Mice To See Infrared Light, Can Humans Too?

Nanotechnology Allows Mice To See Infrared Light, Can Humans Too? Researchers from the University of Science and Technology , China, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass) in the USA, injected the rodents' eyes with a solution filled with nanoparticles . But the nanoparticles capture the longer infrared wavelengths and emit shorter wavelengths that retinal cells can detect. A Sino-U.S. joint research project has enhanced the vision of... [Full Article...]

Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to lead U.S. environment regulator

Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to lead U.S. environment regulator Wheeler, who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1983, has been acting administrator since July, when former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned amid a host of ethics controversies. And Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper added, "We congratulate Administrator Wheeler on his Senate confirmation". The planet has already warmed more than 1 degree C (1.8 degrees ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Just Made History With the Launch of Its Crew Dragon Spacecraft

Boeing said it expects to test-fly its Starliner capsule next month, with astronauts on board possibly in August. An estimated 5,000 NASA and contractor employees, tourists and journalists gathered in the wee hours at Kennedy Space Center with the SpaceX launch team, as the Falcon 9 rocket blasted off before dawn from the same spot where Apollo moon rockets and space shuttles once soared. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi bluntly criticizes overreach of AOC's Green New Deal

Nancy Pelosi bluntly criticizes overreach of AOC's Green New Deal More than 100 young climate activists rallied in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Monday over his opposition to the Green New Deal , resulting in nearly 50 young people being arrested on Capitol Hill, according to CNN . [Full Article...]

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: How to watch the historic test flight tonight

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: How to watch the historic test flight tonight Elon Musk's SpaceX was due to launch an unmanned crew capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket early on Saturday bound for the International Space Station, a major step toward NASA's goal of reviving the US human spaceflight program this year. The Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) mission will cost $42 million and is planned to launch in August 2022, attached to the exterior of the Earth-orbiting Internat... [Full Article...]

Nightmare fuel: Researchers record giant tarantula eating an opossum

It's something straight out of a horror movie: A giant tarantula - the size of a dinner plate - grabs an opossum and drags it through the Amazon rainforest . A wandering spider (Ctenidae) preys on a subadult Cercosaura eigenmanni lizard in the Amazon rainforest. Later, Robert Voss , a mammologist at the American Museum of Natural History, confirmed they had captured the first documentation o... [Full Article...]

Canada opposition leader demands PM Trudeau quit over ethics allegations

Canada opposition leader demands PM Trudeau quit over ethics allegations According to the order, the Governor General on the recommendation from the Prime Minister "authorizes the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former Attorney General, and any persons who directly participated in discussions with her relating to the exercise of her authority under the Director of Public Prosecutions Act respecting the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin". [Full Article...]

Washington Plans to Create Scientist Group to Reassess Findings on Climate Change

Washington Plans to Create Scientist Group to Reassess Findings on Climate Change The list of people who have been contacted to join the group include a scientist who called climate change believers a "cult", as well as other scientists with more mainstream beliefs. The White House is reportedly creating a task-force to reevaluate and scrutinize government climate findings. One federal climate scientist, who asked for anonymity to avoid possible retaliation, said agency resea... [Full Article...]

Sen. Feinstein Dismisses Youth Activists' Call for Green New Deal

Sen. Feinstein Dismisses Youth Activists' Call for Green New Deal The kids told KPIX they are looking it over this weekend, and plan to pay Feinstein a visit again Monday to tell her directly how they feel about her resolution. "I'm trying to do the best I can, which was to write a responsible resolution", Feinstein said. "You come in here and say, 'It has to be my way or the highway.' I don't respond to that". [Full Article...]

Article image NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

Article image NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS But the capsule will still fly to the International Space Station, following its planned March 2 liftoff from Cape Canaveral , Florida. That mission, Demo-2, is scheduled for no earlier than July, a schedule that will depend on what work will be needed to respond to issues discovered during the Demo-1 test. [Full Article...]


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