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Vivid new images and flyby videos of Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is currently orbiting around Jupiter and taking some of the best photos and scientific measurements we’ve seen of the solar …

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Universe

There's a $56 trillion market that could be the biggest in the history of commerce

In a round-up of some of its strongest long-term investing themes, Bank of America Merrill Lynch highlighted one such opportunity for businesses and economic growth: the explosion of the global middle class.<p>"In a world starved for growth, we believe that the answer lies in uplifting the 4.5 billion …

Markets

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Credit<p>One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-polluting electricity and to also curb other issues that directly affect the environment. Due to different global warming concerns that are depleting …

Solar Power

March 2015

There will be bedlam: The global energy crisis is only just beginning

Leading oil producers are selling their wares in a market that’s suddenly saturated. Can the world economy survive?<p>Michael T. Klare<p>March 9, 2016 11:23am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Three and a half years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) triggered headlines around …

Dakin Sloss, 25

<b>Cofounder, Tachyus</b><p>The modern oil and gas industry has equipped every nook and cranny of their operations with sensors. But the voluminous amounts of data, including second-by-second records of temperatures, pressures and flow volumes, generated by this equipment are still not totally understood. …

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Gravitational Waves

China Capital Flows Into Tech City London

The channel between China and the U.K. is shrinking as more Chinese investment pours into this key European market for technology startups. It’s a sign of the times, as China capital increasingly goes outward, and to leading hubs such as London.<p>Fintech startups are viewed as one key sector that can …

Global insurers plot cautious course to Iran

SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Global insurance firms are circling Iran for business opportunities following the lifting of sanctions - and the first test of their appetite could come in March when some Iranian companies seek new cover.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iranian Foreign …

Astronaut Scott Kelly Witnesses 'Rare Thundersnow' from Space

You can't hear thunder in space but that didn't dampen Scott Kelly's excitement at witnessing the massive storm hovering over the East Coast of the United States from his perch on the International Space Station.<p>"Rare #thundersnow visible from @Space_Station," he tweeted.<p>Thundersnow is just what it …

Are the aliens extinct?

Australian astrobiologists say an early Armageddon on most distant worlds makes advanced lifeforms unlikely. If true, our Milky Way galaxy is a …

Nike Bets Big On Carli Lloyd With Special-Edition 'Leave Your Legacy' Boots

The U.S. Women’s National Team opened its 2016 season with a victory against the Republic of Ireland at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego (5-0), midfielder Carli Lloyd, who scored three goals during the match wore <b>special-edition Mercurial Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots</b>.<p>Designed especially for …

Correction: Big Snowstorm-Airlines story

In a story Jan. 24 about airports returning to service after a blizzard hit the East Coast, The Associated Press, relying on information from Delta …

Flying

Correction: IMF and World Bank story from Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — In an early version of a story sent Jan. 21 from Davos, Switzerland, about the International Monetary Fund, The Associated …