Sunday, February 19, 2017

SpaceX Scrubs Falcon Launch at Last Minute; Reschedules for Sunday

SpaceX scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket seconds before liftoff on Saturday to investigate a possible problem with a steering system.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Les chercheurs russes montrent que les fenêtres peuvent générer de l’énergie

Les fenêtres sont-elles capables de générer de l’énergie? Les chercheurs russes prouvent que c'est possible: ils ont élaboré des concentrateurs solaires produits à partir de matériaux polymères pour transformer les fenêtres ordinaires en panneaux solaires.

Pollution reaches "unbearable" level to humanity: UN official

Pollution has reached a level which is unbearable to humanity, and one of the important solutions to current emergency is to invest in renewable energy, said UN Environment Program Deputy Executive Director Ibrahim Thiaw.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Researchers say New Zealand part of lost continent

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent, mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific, which should be recognised with the name Zealandia, scientists have claimed.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

European Commission warns five member states for air pollution breaches

The European Commission on Wednesday warned Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Britain for continually breaching air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and urged them to take action to address the problem.

Wildfire destroys homes in New Zealand

A wildfire has destroyed at least 11 homes and forced hundreds of residents to evacuate in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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