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Searching For The American Dream On ‘Paradise Road’

Searching For The American Dream On ‘Paradise Road’

Paradise Road, Waldo, Kan. Eliot Dudik . . Eliot Dudik Paradise Road, Waldo, Kan. Eliot Dudik The American dream takes on new meaning in photographer Eliot Dudik’s series Paradise Road. Through the images, Dudik takes the viewer on a journey across the U.S., from empty grasslands to suburban lawns, from dirt byways to…

Why Light Pollution is a Crucial Test of Humanity’s Problem-Solving Skills

Why Light Pollution is a Crucial Test of Humanity’s Problem-Solving Skills

As artificial light has spread across, cities roads and through industry, unadulterated night skies have become something of a rarity. That’s a particular bugbear for astronomers — artificial light obscures their view of the faintest objects. It can also have a negative influence on mental health and changes the ways animals forage for food and…

How Astronomers Learned to ‘Listen’ to Gravitational Waves

How Astronomers Learned to ‘Listen’ to Gravitational Waves

Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, laying the foundation for our modern view of gravity. Einstein proposed that massive objects can warp the fabric of space-time, with the heaviest, densest objects, such as stars and black holes, creating deep “gravity wells” in the fabric. And much like a donated penny…

Cancel Black Student Debt As Reparations

Cancel Black Student Debt As Reparations

Canceling Black student debt would help close the racial wealth gap. Getty In recent months, the country has engaged in an important conversation about racial justice, particularly as it relates to police brutality. The conversation has also pushed some to engage in a conversation about reparations. There are many ways reparations could be enacted. One…

Could Royal Caribbean Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock? | The Motley Fool

Cruise-line stocks are rocky these days, but the one standout at sea could also be the one standout in your portfolio. Investors in cruise-line stocks have been feeling seasick this year. Shares of Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL) are entering the weekend trading 61% lower year to date. If you think that’s rough sailing, keep in mind…

How Little satellites are radically remaking space exploration

How Little satellites are radically remaking space exploration

Little Marco — “There’s so much of the Solar System that we have not explored.” Eric Berger – Jul 11, 2020 12:00 pm UTC Enlarge / An Electron rocket launches in August 2019 from New Zealand.Sam Toms/Rocket LabAt the beginning of this year, a group of NASA scientists agonized over which robotic missions they should…

SpaceX set for 3rd Try to launch Starlink satellites Saturday

SpaceX set for 3rd Try to launch Starlink satellites Saturday

Rachael Joy, Florida Today Published 7:07 a.m. ET July 11, 2020 | Updated 9:30 a.m. ET July 11, 2020CLOSEUpdate: SpaceX scrubs its tenth Starlink mission from Kennedy Space Center due to ongoing hardware issues.Launch fans are hoping the third time’s a charm for SpaceX’s tenth Starlink satellite mission. The recycled Falcon 9 rocket is now slated to lift off…

Watch: Watch how coronavirus is currently spreading faster across California

Watch: Watch how coronavirus is currently spreading faster across California

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in California, breaking new records for hospitalizations, new cases, and deaths. The spread of the virus is accelerating, but worsening outbreaks are concentrated in some parts of the state. To see where the virus is spreading, we calculated the rate of new cases in each county, the number of cases…

‘High returns with low risk’: Why wildly unpredictable economic data is a reason to buy stocks, according to one Wall Street chief strategist

The Economic VIX – a gauge measuring GDP readings against their historical average – suggests the stock market is poised for years of strong gains, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, said. The gauge last peaked at 3.5 after the financial crisis, well into its highest quartile. The coronavirus pandemic will keep…

The Milky Way was hiding a Huge collection of new galaxies

The Milky Way was hiding a Huge collection of new galaxies

A new cosmic structure was just discovered that may hold an incredible number of galaxies, stars, and planets. The structure is now known as the South Pole Wall, and it resides in an area that is obscured from our view by our own Milky Way galaxy. The discovery was made using data showing the movement…

Ringing of the Global Atmosphere Detected by Scientists

Ringing of the Global Atmosphere Detected by Scientists

A checkerboard pattern of low (blue) and high (red) pressure areas moving eastward through time, generated by just two of the ringing vibrations of the global atmosphere (periods = 32.4 hrs and 9.4 hrs). Credit: Sakazaki and Hamilton (2020) A ringing bell vibrates simultaneously at a low-pitched fundamental tone and at many higher-pitched overtones, producing…

CERN: physicists report the discovery of unique new particle

CERN: physicists report the discovery of unique new particle

The LHCb collaboration at CERN has announced the discovery of a new exotic particle: a so-called “tetraquark”. The paper by more than 800 authors is yet to be evaluated by other scientists in a process called “peer review”, but has been presented at a seminar. It also meets the usual statistical threshold for claiming the…

Report: NASA pens new rules to prevent us from contaminating the Moon and Mars

Report: NASA pens new rules to prevent us from contaminating the Moon and Mars

Report: NASA pens new rules to prevent us from contaminating the Moon and Mars As human spaceflight forges forwards, NASA is attempting to protect the Moon, Mars — and Earth — from any contamination by introducing two new directives. NASA’s Office of Planetary Protection (OPP) has awarded the SETI Institute with the contract to support…

Report: NASA picks 4 US small businesses to build Artemis lunar tech

Report: NASA picks 4 US small businesses to build Artemis lunar tech

Report: NASA picks 4 US small businesses to build Artemis lunar tech NASA has selected four U.S. small businesses to mature a range of technologies for sustainable exploration of the Moon under the Artemis program. Through Artemis, the first woman and next man will land on the Moon in 2024. Later in the decade, NASA…

Satellites track unusual “Godzilla” Saharan dust plume

Satellites track unusual “Godzilla” Saharan dust plume Every summer, the wind carries large amounts of desert dust particles from the hot and dry Sahara Desert in northern Africa across the Atlantic Ocean. Data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites and ESA’s Aeolus satellite show the extent of this year’s summer dust plume, dubbed ‘Godzilla,’ on its…

International courts ‘more needed than ever’, 25 years after Srebrenica

International courts ‘more needed than ever’, 25 years after Srebrenica

By Jan HENNOP (AFP)     8 hours ago in World Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica massacre international courts like those which tried the perpetrators of the slaughter face an uncertain future but are needed more than ever, experts say.The now-defunct war crimes tribunal that convicted Bosnian Serb leaders like Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic…

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