Category Archives: Science

Florida ocean temperatures at ‘downright shocking’ levels

Not only is Florida sizzling in record-crushing heat, but the ocean waters that surround it are scorching, as well. The unprecedented ocean warmth around the state — connected to historically warm oceans worldwide — is further intensifying its heat wave … Continue reading

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“This Small-Brained Human Species May Have Buried Its Dead, Controlled Fire and Made Art”

Extraordinary claims about the small-brained human relative Homo naledi challenge prevailing view of cognitive evolution In the millions of years over which humans have been evolving, brain size has tripled, and behavior has become exponentially more elaborate. Early, small-brained hominins (members of … Continue reading

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“Orcas have sunk 3 boats in Europe and appear to be teaching others to do the same. But why?”

Scientists think a traumatized orca initiated the assault on boats after a “critical moment of agony” and that the behavior is spreading among the population through social learning. Orcas have attacked and sunk a third boat off the Iberian coast … Continue reading

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Water and Ocean Topography

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“US Set to Announce Fusion Energy ‘Breakthrough'”

“… the Department of Energy plans to announce on Tuesday, The Washington Post has reported. The milestone was made recently at the government-funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in California. Despite the breakthrough, the commercial use of such technology is still probably decades … Continue reading

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Production of the great Boeing 747 jumbo jet ends after 54 years and 1,574 planes

By Robert Willmann A wonderful airplane designed to carry both passengers and freight emerged from the imagination of designers starting in 1967. Called the Boeing 747, it entered service on 22 January 1970 with Pan American World Airways, because Pan … Continue reading

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“Watch NASA’s Artemis 1 splashdown here, starting at 11AM ET”

Watch NASA’s Artemis 1 splashdown here, starting at 11AM ET (yahoo.com)

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Lunar Flashlight launch

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“… Artemis spacecraft reaches the Moon”

“Nasa’s Orion spacecraft reached the Moon’s orbit on Monday, flying over Tranquility Base where Neil Armstrong walked 53 years ago. The Artemis mission launched its test flight last Wednesday, the first time an astronaut-class spacecraft has ventured into lunar orbit since the … Continue reading

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Artemis I launch

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