Month: July 2021

OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo (L), Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman (C) and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak (R) attend an Opec-JMMC meeting in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on September 12, 2019. KARIM SAHIB | AFP via Getty Images LONDON — Oil producer group OPEC has been plunged into crisis,
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CAREER FEATURE 05 July 2021 ‘We’re problem solvers’: research administrators offer guidance to working scientists Helping with grant applications, ensuring compliance and coordinating with funders is all part of the job. Sara Reardon 0 Sara Reardon Sara Reardon is a freelance writer in Bozeman, Montana. View author publications You can also search for this author
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Elon Musk is admitting that self-driving is a harder problem than he originally thought as some Tesla owners are trolling him over yet another missed deadline for Tesla’s self-driving program. Musk has a long history of failed predictions regarding Tesla bringing a true self-driving system to market. It was first supposed to happen in 2018,
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NASA astrophysicists have used computer simulation to demonstrate that tsunami-like structures may form on a large scale, deep into space when gas escapes the gravitational pull of a supermassive black hole. Not just that, researchers added that these supermassive black holes are capable of hosting the largest Tsunami-like structures in the universe.  On Sunday, in an
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud speaks via video link during a virtual emergency meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 9, 2020. Saudi Press Agency | Reuters LONDON — Oil producer group OPEC will resume talks on Monday
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In this article DIDI Traders work during the IPO for Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Global Inc on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) floor in New York City, U.S., June 30, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters GUANGZHOU, China — China’s government has opened a new battlefront with the country’s technology giants, looking to target their
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Elon Musk has confirmed that the Tesla Cybertruck will be equipped 4-wheel directional steering resulting in a feature similar to the Hummer EV’s ‘Crab mode’. Over the last year, Musk has been talking about Tesla unveiling an updated version of the Cybertruck ahead of the start of production, which is still officially planned for later
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Tesla’s mission is hyperfocused on sustainability and trying to mitigate the effects of climate change. I’ve written about Tesla’s Carbon Impact page before, but a new look shows that Tesla has surpassed a new milestone: over 18 million tons of carbon have been prevented from entering our atmosphere. As of this moment, the exact amount
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In this article UBER LYFT A ride share driver picks up passengers at O’Hare Airport on April 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson / Getty Images After a dramatic decline in traveling this past year, people are moving again. Yet, despite offering cash incentives, rideshare giants Uber and Lyft are still struggling to bring drivers
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OBITUARY 01 July 2021 Ei-ichi Negishi (1935–2021) Organic chemist whose cross-coupling reaction builds many drugs. Kit Chapman 0 Kit Chapman Kit Chapman is a journalist and historian specializing in chemistry. He was due to interview Negishi in 2017 but the Nobel laureate decided he’d rather go for a walk. View author publications You can also
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The memorandum with Libre Space Foundation is Space Command’s 100th commercial space situational awareness data sharing agreement. WASHINGTON — U.S. Space Command announced July 1 it has signed a data-sharing agreement with the Libre Space Foundation, a non-profit that promotes open access to information about space. “Space situational awareness, which requires these types of cooperative
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UAE’s Minister of Energy and Industry Suhail al-Mazrouei arrives for the 177th Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting in Vienna, Austria, on December 5, 2019. JOE KLAMAR | AFP | Getty Images The United Arab Emirates has pushed back on OPEC+ leaders Saudi Arabia and Russia, claiming its “sovereign right” to negotiate fairer terms
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After close to a complete week of record-breaking, life-threatening heat, a community going through the worst conditions now has a new tragedy to deal with. (Photo : Getty Images) All-time Canadian High-temperature Record  The village of Lytton, situated in southern British Columbia, Canada, was the hottest region in the whole country for three successive days.
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The next iteration, hopefully the production version, of Tesla’s Cybertruck should prove to be quite different from the prototype. Questions still remain about its size (ummm, garage-compatible?) and some of the forthcoming design tweaks. But one production-ready feature, teased via a recent Tesla patent application, really seems to stand out. It turns out that a Tesla Cybertruck patent application
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Hausjärvi, FINLAND — Two Shenzhou-12 astronauts conducted a spacewalk late Saturday to carry to install equipment required for the long-term operation of China’s space station. Liu Boming opened the hatch of the Tianhe module at 8:11 p.m. Eastern June 3 and was later joined outside by Tang Hongbo. Activities were completes at 2:57 a.m. June
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Thanks to Blinkist for sponsoring this episode. The first 100 people to go to http://blinkist.com/scishow are going to get unlimited access for 1 week to try it out. You’ll also get 25% off if you want the full membership. Temper tantrums are more complex than just a toddler’s unbridled rage. And recent research into what
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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CAREER COLUMN 01 July 2021 Seek diversity to solve complexity A wide range of perspectives brings unique insight to societal problems, says Katrin Prager. Katrin Prager 0 Katrin Prager Katrin Prager is a senior lecturer and social scientist at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, UK. View author publications You can also search for this
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WASHINGTON — A multibillion-dollar radio telescope is moving into its construction phase while still working to raise funding and deal with satellite megaconstellations whose interference “change the game” for their plans. In a June 29 talk at the annual meeting of the European Astronomical Society, Philip Diamond, director general of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA)
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#HowTheUniverseWorks This impact would make the one that killed the dinosaurs look like a pebble. It shook Mars to its core and changed it forever. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-the-universe-works/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Join Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow
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