UN Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

Thanks;the daily beast Published; Nov,27 International Space Station/Reuters The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization has issued a warning that an El Niño weather event could occur in the next three months. El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon that brings unusually warm and nutrient-poor water to the Pacific Ocean near the equator, creating temperature changes…

Governments commit to promote a more resource efficient and pollution free Asia-Pacific

Thanks;Kavita Sukanandan PUBLISHED;8 Sep 2017 Issued: 8 Sep 2017 News Number: G/36/2017 Location: Bangkok Environment ministers and high-level officials from over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to move towards a clean and green Asia-Pacific, one that is more resource efficient and pollution free at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment that concluded…

The First Satellite To Ever Perform Quantum Experiments

Thanks;Sneha Susan John The 600 kg QUESS craft is going to be launched sometime this August. This Chinese satellite is the first satellite that will be performing quantum experiments in space. The satellite will be launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. This US$100-million mission is a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the…

Asexual discrimination

Ref.&Thanks;Nick Butterfield of Cambridge University,The Economist Figuring out how the oldest complex life reproduced Aug 8th 2015 /                    This curious, fernlike fossil is a rangeomorph, a member of a group believed (though no one is quite sure) to have been sedentary animals. They lived on the seabed during the Ediacaran period, which preceded the…

Connecting the World from the Sky

Thanks;Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Founder &CEO Last August, Facebook partnered with leading technology companies to launch Internet.org — a global effort to make affordable basic internet services available to everyone in the world.Connecting the world is one of the fundamental challenges of our time. When people have access to the internet, they can not only connect…

On Anniversary Of Apollo 8, How The ‘Earthrise’ Photo Was Made

Thanks;SCOTT NEUMAN December 23, 2013 4:23 PM The first humans to catch a glimpse of the Earth rising over the moon nearly missed seeing it at all, let alone capturing the snapshot that became one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century. NASA has released an animation commemorating the 45th anniversary of Apollo…

NASA Asking Global Community to Help Combat Asteroid Threat

THANKS;MIRIAM KRAMER, STAFF WRITER for Space.com/MASHABLE NASA continues to broaden its search for ideas that could help prevent killer asteroids from striking Earth. Agency officials will attend the World Maker Faire in New York City on Saturday and Sunday, with the goal of convincing the global community of inventors and tinkerers to help discover, track…