Blame Mercury for all this madness

It is endlessly amazing that the UK is able to hold a state funeral with only 10 days’ notice, complete with gun salutes, leaders of the free world, and a procession of some 4,000 soldiers marching in time to a single pendulum. Beat… Still, ask a train operator to do something seemingly simple like take … Read more

Hurricanes orbiting Jupiter’s poles still baffle astronomers

Infrared image of Jupiter’s northern hemisphere as seen by Jerram. attributed to him: natural astronomy (2022). DOI: 10.1038 / s41550-022-01774-0 A team of multi-institutional space scientists in the United States, working with a colleague from Italy and one from France, used modeling to partly explain the resilience of hurricanes orbiting around Jupiter’s poles. In their … Read more

George: An unfortunate loot hunt is often a key to saving

This is an opinion piece written by Bart George, a wildlife biologist and hunter in Northeast Washington. For another perspective, read “The Trophy Hunting That Leads Away from would-be hunters” by Professor and author Paul Lindholt. When it comes to wildlife management and hunting, I cannot go into poetic poetry, quote Shakespeare, or ponder philosophical … Read more

£18bn plan to harness solar and wind power in the desert which could cut British homeowners bills

Are you ready for a blast of desert sunshine? Whitehall officials discuss a £18bn plan to harness solar and wind power in the African Sahara that could cut British homeowners bills Spectacular plans to install nearly 12 million solar panels and 530 wind turbines The generated power can be transported across the vast desert of … Read more

Ryugu asteroid surprises researchers | Technology news

In December 2020, a small landing capsule brought rocky particles from the asteroid Ryugu to Earth’s material from the beginnings of our solar system. In December 2020, a small landing capsule brought rocky particles from the asteroid Ryugu to Earth’s material from the beginnings of our solar system. The Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2 collected … Read more

The discovery of a “heat wave” on a planetary scale in the atmosphere of Jupiter

Europlanet Media Center A panoramic view of the upper atmosphere temperatures of Jupiter, 1,000 km above the cloud tops. Jupiter appears above the visible image of the context. In this shot, the auroral region (near the North Pole, in yellow/white) appears to have cast a massive planetary-scale heating wave toward the equator. This feature is … Read more

Common genetic variant associated with mortality

New research may explain why some people with COVID-19 develop only mild flu-like symptoms, while others develop severe illness that can lead to death. This may be the most baffling problem with COVID: While some infected individuals experience only mild flu-like symptoms, others[{” attribute=””>COVID-19 can spiral into severe disease, disability, and even death. A new … Read more

Call of the Wild: From paralyzed seagulls to skunks caught in bear traps, Peninsula wildlife rescuers have seen it all | News

Orphaned children’s birds and poisoned seagulls. Small squirrels were picked up by cats. Skunks are caught in bear traps. wild animals In trouble like this across the peninsula – if they are lucky – they will eventually find their way to one of the few wildlife rescue centers across the region. Facilities like the Peninsula … Read more