Month: September 2021

During its “Production Preview Week” in Arizona, EV automaker Lucid Motors opened the doors of its AMP-1 production facility to the media, investors, and Air Dream Edition reservation holders to showcase the first customer-quality Air EVs rolling off the assembly line. Lucid shared that it will deliver in late October. The past year alone has
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In early 2020, scorching temperatures and prolonged droughts were fuelling bush fires across Australia. The blazes eventually killed an estimated 400 people and more than one billion animals — and prompted fire scientist David Bowman and his colleagues to write an article in Nature urging the Australian government to create a national wildfire-monitoring agency. Compiling
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WASHINGTON — The British government released a highly anticipated space strategy Sept. 27 that outlines its plans to turn the country into a major global space power, but does away with a key metric it had been using to measure its progress. The National Space Strategy sets five general goals for the United Kingdom in
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BOOK REVIEW 28 September 2021 From gold to Bitcoin and beyond An economist envisions a mostly cashless future, which could make finance more inclusive. Paola Subacchi 0 Paola Subacchi Paola Subacchi is professor of international economics and chair of the advisory board at the Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary, University of London. View author
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The Largest utility in California has been taken to court for involuntary manslaughter and other crimes due to the deaths of four people caused by Northern California wildfire in 2021. (Photo : Getty Images) Zogg Fire casualties On Friday, prosecutors publicized they had filed a 31-count complaint claiming Pacific Gas and Electric Co. are to
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In this article GS Workers at the Zhong Tian (Zenith) Steel Group Corporation in Changzhou, China’s Jiangsu province on May 12, 2016. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Goldman Sachs economists have cut their forecasts for China’s economic growth in 2021 as the world’s second-largest economy faces “yet another growth shock” in
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Download PDF My job here at Apeel, a food-systems technology company in Goleta, California, is to unlock how genes and metabolites, or products of food breakdown, control the degradation of fruits such as mango and avocado. The company uses plant-based coatings to double the shelf life of produce and reduce waste from a range of
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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is going deeper into traditional financial services, allowing users to deposit their paycheck directly into their online account. Coinbase said on Monday that U.S. users will be able to use the direct deposit service for any percentage of their paycheck. They can hold their money in dollars or immediately transfer it into
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Google accused India’s antitrust regulator in court on Friday of being a “habitual offender” by leaking confidential information of cases it was examining, an accusation the watchdog rejected. The Times of India and Reuters reported on Saturday that an investigation by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) had found that Alphabet’s Google abused the dominant
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TAMPA, Fla. — New York-based RocketStar plans to launch its aerospike-powered rocket for the first time this fall, carrying a prototype satellite for resource-mapping startup Lunasonde on a brief suborbital trip. The 12-meter rocket that RocketStar calls Cowbell aims to reach 21,000 meters on its test flight, depending on final safety requirements from NASA for
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We’ve seen a distant star from another galaxy far, far away, and the Milky Way is growing, thanks to baby stars born in the outer edge of our galaxy’s disk. Hosted by: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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NATURE INDEX 24 September 2021 Coral conservation strikes a balance Australia–Fiji collaboration matches community needs with reef protection. Clare Watson 0 Clare Watson Clare Watson is a freelance writer in Wollongong, Australia. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
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More than 70 large companies and investors representing $30 billion in assets sent a letter today to governors across the US urging the acceleration of the switch to zero-emission trucks, vans, and other large commercial vehicles. Will their letter make an impact? Zero-emission trucks The signatories are calling on states to adopt the Advanced Clean Truck (ACT)
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In this photo illustration, the Bitcoin logo is seen on a mobile device with People’s Republic of China flag in the background. (Photo Illustration by t/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Huobi, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said it has ceased
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The 4th Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, is underway. The first industrial revolution involved machines powered by steam and water, the second began with the harnessing of electricity, the third was launched with advent of computers and supercomputing, and now the fourth encompasses the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications, 3D printing, Big Data analytics, autonomous
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Indoor agriculture has been outcompeting yield gains in field production and greenhouses by orders of magnitude. As droughts across the U.S. — and the rest of the world — intensify, its promise to use water more efficiently is also encouraging. But the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry is still a drop in the bucket compared
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Thomas Kurian, chief executive officer of cloud services at Google LLC, right, speaks as Alpna Doshi, group chief information officer of Philips, listens during the Google Cloud Next ’19 event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The conference brings together industry experts to discuss the future of cloud computing. Michael Short
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TAMPA, Fla. — Astranis said Sept. 23 that SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch its first commercial satellite in a direct-inject mission to geostationary orbit (GEO) in spring 2022. The San Francisco-based startup, which is building and operating the Arcturus satellite for U.S.-based telco Pacific Dataport Inc (PDI), previously picked SpaceX’s Falcon 9 for a
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You may have experienced this before: When you repeat the same word over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over, the words suddenly sound foreign and lose all meaning, but why? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Download PDF Another slip. A tiny one. Another lurch, a huge one. Another — Her teeth sunk into her lips, drawing blood. She was not going to scream. She was not. She was not going to give anyone that satisfaction. Assuming anyone was even listening. Probably not. But she could not — would not —
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