Craig P. Sams

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Why Is Our Power Grid Failing

The power grid is failing, leaving us more reliant on alternative energy. FInd out why. Survival Life is the best source for prepper survival tips & …

7 Ways to Make a Phone Call without Cell Signal

If you have bad cell phone reception it doesn't mean you can't make a phone call. Here are 7 different ways to make a phone call without cell signal.

Solar Fireworks

Sun ID: 12336<p>Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. During flares, a large amount of magnetic energy is released, heating the sun’s …

Astronomy

Trading Water

Crops sold in the international market trade away the water they're grown with.<p>The connection between water supplies, food, and international trade …

Columbia University

Marine Magnetism

As Earth warms, much of the extra heat is stored in the planet’s ocean – but monitoring the magnitude of that heat content is a difficult task. A …

Magnetism

Colossal Cosmic Waves

When a small galaxy cluster disturbs a larger one, giant waves emanate for millions of years.<p>Billions of years ago, a small galaxy made a flyby of …

Universe

Eyes on the 2017 Eclipse

Along the 2017 total solar eclipse's path, scientists observe Earth and Sun.<p>On Aug. 21, the Moon’s shadow will take 90 minutes to cross the …

Astronomy

Hurricane Train

In September 2017, a train of hurricanes barreled into North America and the Caribbean.<p>As Hurricane Harvey was dissipating over the southeast United …

Rainfall

Hurricane Harvey

Aug. 24 to 30, Hurricane Harvey dropped a record-shattering 50 inches of rain on east Texas<p>Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas at …

Extreme Weather

The Changing Shape Of Farming

Satellite images taken over the last half-century tell the story of America's evolving agricultural landscape.<p>Garden City, Kansas, is at the heart of …

Farming

Observing El Niño

People the world over are feeling, or soon will feel, the effects of the strongest El Niño event since 1997-98, currently unfolding in the eastern …

Weather

Unseasonable Floods

A series of winter storms brought more than 20 inches of rainfall to the Midwest and southeastern United States in December 2015. Unseasonable and …

Weather

The Storm That Missed Earth

Sun ID: 12142<p>On July 23, 2012, a massive cloud of solar material erupted off the sun's right side, zooming out into space and passing one of NASA's …

Space Travel

Sun Time-lapse

Sun ID: 12154<p>The sun is always changing and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is always watching. Launched on Feb. 11, 2010, SDO keeps a …

Astronomy

Total Solar Eclipse

Sun ID: 12170<p>On March 8, 2016 (March 9 local time), people in parts of Southeast Asia will have the chance to see a total solar eclipse. A total …

Solar Eclipse

Solar Outburst

Sun ID: 12183<p>There’s never a dull moment when it comes to the sun. Images taken from space in wavelengths invisible to the human eye show material in …

Astronomy

Sea Ice Growth Slows In Arctic

Every year, the cap of frozen seawater floating on top of the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas melts during the spring and summer and grows back …

Global Warming

What's Next After El Niño?

Following a strong El Niño winter, scientists see Pacific Ocean temperatures return to normal.<p>The winter of 2015-2016 saw an extremely strong El Niño …

Global Warming

Earth's Ionosphere

There’s a strange glow in the night sky, and it’s coming from a dynamic layer of the atmosphere at the boundary between Earth and space—what …

Astronomy

Earth Is Getting Greener

Scientists have found that a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising …

Climate Change

An Explosion On The Sun

Sun ID: 12229<p>On April 17, 2016, the sun emitted a huge burst of radiation known as a solar flare. The flare appeared as a bright flash of light in …

Astronomy

El Niño Evolution

Every two to seven years, an unusually warm pool of water—sometimes two to three degrees Celsius higher than normal—develops across the eastern …

Global Warming

Earth's Magnetism In Action

Scientists make a breakthrough in observing the dynamic magnetic system surrounding our planet.<p>The environment around Earth overflows with energy and …

Magnetism

Seeing Earth's Magnetism

Sun ID: 12280<p>NASA spacecraft fly through a magnetic explosion in space, and scientists visualize the result.<p>On October 16, 2015, four spacecraft of …

Particles

Western Digital Launches World's First 14TB Hard Drive - ExtremeTech

Western Digital Launches World’s First 14TB Hard Drive<p>By on October 4, 2017 at 11:47 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

This solar-powered net-zero home is a modern take on the farmhouse

Missouri S&T’s entry into the biennial Solar Decathlon competition<p>The SILO house was conceived as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial competition Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered houses.<p>Designed for empty nesters by students of the …

A Swedish Power Plant Is Burning Discarded H&M Clothes and Other Rubbish Instead of Coal

A Swedish power plant is taking reuse and recycle to the next level by incinerating unusable clothing in lieu of coal, Bloomberg reports.<p>Retail giant …

Fossil Fuels

Desperate for electricity, Puerto Rico children's hospital goes solar

Nonprofit hospital hosting alternative-energy experiment between government, Tesla<p>Puerto Rico is slowly rebuilding its electrical grid and the …

Save $150 on this foldable, self-flying camera drone

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