Rohit Maurya

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Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life

Soil helps build up our defenses against disease and imparts a sense of the sacred—and we are killing it.<p>It’s estimated that children now spend less time outside than the average prisoner. This could have devastating effects: Kids need to be exposed to the microbes in the soil to build up their …

Oil states look to space mining on asteroids and the moon

by Thomas Heath<p>Is water the new oil of space?<p>It may be to Middle Eastern oil states such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who are …

Starts With A Bang #19: Is Time Travel Possible?

New Mathematical Equation Shows How Fast Humans Are Wrecking Earth

By Robin Scher<p>It is impossible to predict the future. What we can do is extrapolate a vision from our current body of scientific knowledge, mixed …

36.6 million data breaches were recorded in India in 2016: Report

According to global digital security firm Gemalto's 'Breach Level Index', identity theft and unauthorised access to financial data were the leading …

Energy Recap: Your Thoughts On Geothermal Energy

Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. This week, we're looking at another sustainable energy topic: geothermal. For a quick overview of …

A coal company just abandoned plans to ruin a river and a bunch of people’s lives in Alaska.

The company, PacRim Coal, suspended all permitting processes for the proposed $600 million Chuitna coal mine last week after investors fell through, …

Ask Ethan: What's The Difference Between A Fermion And A Boson?

There are only two types of fundamental particle known in the entire Universe: fermions and bosons. Every particle — in addition to the normal properties you know like mass and electric charge — has an intrinsic amount of angular momentum to it, colloquially known as spin. Particles with spins that …

The deep imagery of coal mining in the 1970s shows a lifestyle of peril and persistence

Proud workers, not political pawns<p>Appalachian coal production has been on shaky ground almost since the industry’s inception in the mid 19th century. …

New 'Maerdy Monster' millipede discovered at coal mine in first find of its kind in nearly 25 years

A new species of millipede has been discovered down a coal mine and nicknamed the "Maerdy Monster", experts have revealed.<p>The brown-coloured arthropod - believed to be the first millipede species to be found in the UK since 1993 - was discovered underneath a pile of stones by a team of naturalists …

Gold (Miners) - The Trade Worked Out, Now What?

During the last few weeks, I wrote two articles about the perfect gold bull case.<p>Gold (Miners) - Conviction Trade: Long Miners<br>• Gold (Miners) - Buy The …

Kamoa-Kakula: The World's Biggest Copper Mine?

Ivanhoe Mines (OTCQX:IVPAF) was relatively silent lately. After 4 news releases in October, 8 news releases in November, 7 news releases in December, …

3 Top Iron Ore Stocks to Buy in 2017

Iron ore has enjoyed a huge rally, and these plays will still be worth it even if prices tumble.<p>It's always seemed to be a matter of when, not if, …

Ask Ethan: Is There Any Such Thing As Pure Energy?

Energy plays a tremendous role, not only in our technology-rich daily lives, but in fundamental physics as well. The chemical energy stored in gasoline gets converted into kinetic energy that propels our vehicles, while the electrical energy from our power planets gets converted into light, heat …

Physics

Bulli wives’ tears for 81 coal miners who would never come home

IT was known as a Davy lamp, a safety lamp designed for miners to be used in flammable atmospheres. As a safety measure the lamp’s naked wick flame …

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency

A group of researchers funded by a Japanese government program develops “industrially compatible” cells.<p>Solar panels are cheaper than ever these …

This New Molecule Can Collect Solar Energy Without Solar Panels

A big step towards a carbon-neutral future.<p>The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a human-made …

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

One of the world's largest copper mines is back online

But elsewhere things are looking up for copper supply. With another of the world's largest mines resuming operations.<p>That's the Grasberg mega-mine run by Freeport McMoRan in Indonesia. Where the company said yesterday it has resumed copper production after a stoppage of over a month.<p>Officials with …

Magaliesburg Gold Mining | Prospectors are back with Applications in Koesterfontein & Golden Valley

Say NO to Magaliesburg Gold Mining – Save Our Beautiful Magaliesburg<p>We have been fighting and opposing Magaliesburg Gold Mining applications for well …

South Africa

HERA telescope upgrades could reveal the earliest stars

When it first went online in February 2016, the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) radio telescope in South Africa boasted 19, 42-foot-diameter antennas aimed at the "Cosmic Dawn" of the universe. The antennas are designed to detect a specific wavelength of light emitted by hydrogen atoms …

7,000 Huge Gas Bubbles Have Formed Under Siberia, And Could Explode at Any Moment

What happens when the permafrost thaws.<p>Last year, researchers in Siberia's remote Bely Island made the bizarre discovery that the ground had started …

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release …

Should you install solar panels on your roof? Ask Google

In 2015, Google launched Project Sunroof, a map that shows which houses have enough sun exposure for solar panels to be a viable energy source. …

Who says you can't change? Coal mine in Germany becomes hydroelectric battery

A coal mine in Germany is entering the 21st century and reinventing itself in the process. The Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine, founded in 1863, once …

We can officially collect solar energy without solar panels

The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a man-made influence on the environment . From then, many researchers have come together to finagle innovations that reduce our industrial carbon footprint. One such innovation is the molecular leaf .<p><b>The</b> …

Carbon Dioxide

How to Make Electricity in a Disused Coal Mine

A coal-mine that powered German industry for almost half a century will get a new lease on life when it’s turned into a giant battery that stores …

Annastacia Palaszczuk confronted by anti-Adani coal mine activists in India – video

Adani Group,Queensland,Annastacia Palaszczuk,Australia news,Labor party,Queensland politics,Great Barrier Reef,Environmental activism<p>The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has been confronted by environmentalist Geoffrey Cousins and Whitsundays tourism operator Lindsay Simpson while …