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Startling before-and-after images of melting glaciers tell the story of climate change

These images are worth a thousand words in explaining the impacts of ice retreating against warming temperatures.<p>Explaining the impacts of climate …

Global Warming

Democrats are being pressured to support a "bipartisan" carbon tax bargain no Republicans support

Only the left is expected to make concessions in advance of actual negotiations.<p>The dream of a bipartisan deal on carbon taxes is evergreen in US political circles. Lately, it has taken on a somewhat more specific form. The Climate Leadership Council (led by emeritus Republicans George Shultz and …

Adani is not just another coalmine, it is a turning point for the nation | Hamish McKenzie

If the government approves this monstrous mine it will be committing environmental treason against every Australian who values our farmers, our coasts, our bush and our way of life<p>In an almost unbroken line from Monkey Mia, down across the Bight and then all the way up the other side to Mackay, the …

Elon Musk: 100 Tesla Gigafactories Could Power the Entire World

The Gigafactory<p>The Tesla Gigafactory produces lithium ion batteries, supporting the Tesla vehicles and providing low-cost batteries using alternative …

Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces

It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the sun with friends and family.<p>Here, we've gathered a number of deck spaces we've featured in the past that will help get you in the mood for the warmer days ahead.<p>1. Modular …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Millions of atoms entangled in record-breaking quantum tests

In a feat of quantum one-upmanship, two teams of scientists have staked new claims of linking whopping numbers of atoms at the quantum …

Quantum Physics

Science Can’t Save the Earth This Time

Politicians seem to hope we’ll be able to ‘science the s**t’ out of global warming’s consequences at some point in the distant future—but the point …

Greenland was ice-free. Scientists worry it could be again

For a period about a million years ago Greenland wasn’t covered in ice. Researchers say the discovery suggests it’s possible the ice sheet could go …

The Map of Physics: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Physics Fit Together

From Newton’s mechanical calculations to Einstein’s general and special relativity to the baffling indeterminacy of quantum mechanics, the discipline …

This 90-Second Video Will Totally Change The Way You See The World

Africa, wth??<p>We've all looked at enough maps in our lifetime to have a pretty good understanding of the size of the continents and countries that …

Large Hadron Collider on paws after creature chews through wiring

LHC to be out of action for a week while connections to transformer are replaced following visit from hungry fouine<p>The world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator has been brought to its knees by a beech marten, a member of the weasel family, that chewed through wiring connected to a …

Scientists discover how Chinese medicinal plant makes anti-cancer compound

New research led by Professor Cathie Martin of the John Innes Centre has revealed how a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine produces compounds …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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