Martin Moen Wulffeld

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Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say.<p>Two Adelie penguins rest on the shores of Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica December 13, 2009. …

Trump’s election marks the end of any serious hope of limiting climate change to 2 degrees

Widespread suffering and misery from climate change are now effectively inevitable.<p>The nations of the world have agreed that allowing global average temperature to rise more than 2 degrees from preindustrial levels would be a disaster — that 2 degrees should be avoided at all costs, and that …

Climate

Mercury Is More Earth-Like Than We Thought

It’s the only other planet in our solar system that we know is tectonically active.<p>Mercury has been hiding an exciting secret: the closest planet to our Sun is perpetually shrinking, according to new data from NASA, which shows the appearance of new, tiny cracks on Mercury's surface called "fault …

Astronomy

The Largest 3D Map of the Galaxy Contains Over a Billion Stars

Some may call it excessive, unreasonable, exhibitionist. What kind of masochist wants to stare at a billion pinpricks of light all at once, anyway? …

Record-smashing August means long-awaited ‘jump’ in global warming is here

Every month of 2016 has set a temperature record.<p>We appear to be in the midst of the long-awaited jump in global temperatures.<p>And that means “The …

Pentagon chiefs fear Terminator could come true with advanced robot weapons wiping out humanity

Robotic weapons have become so advanced that top military experts in the US fear the plot of the sci-fi film 'Terminator' could come true.<p>Huge …

The Future

Why Galaxies Have Spiral Arms

<b>Astronomers have found a unique trait of spiral arms that supports a longstanding idea about where these patterns come from.</b>The galaxy M101 is a …

Climate change: Warning of extreme events and a move into uncharted territory

At 2 degrees, the picture is much less clear – the climate system would move into uncharted territory.<p>In southern Australia, the report …

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Donald Trump Pledges to Rip Up Paris Climate Agreement in Energy Speech

In a rare prepared speech, Donald Trump outlined his energy policy in Bismarck, North Dakota.<p>Trump is known for bucking conservative orthodoxy but, on Thursday, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee largely hewed to the typical Republican line. Reading from a teleprompter, Trump called …

Climate

The Ultimate Guide To Data Visualization Wireframing And Mockup Tools On The Web | Articles | Big Data

Your next big analytics project depends on accessible data visualizations. Here is a list of some of our favorite wireframing/mockup tools to help …

Climate change: Five Islands in the South Pacific 'completely lost to rising seas'

Rising sea levels and erosion have caused five islands in the South Pacific to completely disappear, researchers have said.<p>A further six islands have …

Huge 'Dead Zones' Could Appear in the World's Oceans by 2030 Because of Climate Change | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</b><p>Man-made climate change is already cutting into oxygen levels in some parts of the world's oceans and could start producing new "dead zones" in some parts of the seas by 2030, US researchers warned this …

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain

Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain<p>Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals how the meanings of words are arranged across different regions of the organ.<p>Like a colourful …

Neurophilosophy

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spots a giant lightsaber in space

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed what appears to be a gigantic double-bladed lightsaber inside the Orion B molecular cloud complex, …

Achilles: Meet the Wearable Chair

This is a kind of “chairless chair.” You wear it on your legs, and it allows you to sit while, seemingly, standing up.

Wearable Tech

NASA dives deeper into how it's really using HoloLens

A year ago we heard that NASA and Microsoft were teaming up to build Sidekick, a project that uses HoloLens to let astronauts and scientists collaborate remotely, as well as visualize 3D schematics. Now we've finally got a closer look at Sidekick in action thanks to NASA's Jeff Norris, who …

Einstein's weirdest prediction is true, and will soon radically transform our understanding of the universe

NASA<p>Have no doubt: Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, are real and undulating across the universe at incredible speed — …

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Burns for Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path today, Feb. 3. The maneuver refined the spacecraft's …

Microsoft's New Gadget Could Change How We Watch Football

Without a doubt, Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 will pay homage to the game’s past. But like Walter Payton breaking a tackle, Microsoft, the league’s …

Augmented Reality

Global warming: normal weather is a 'thing of the past', claims scientist

Oxford University's Professor Myles Allen said we have 'changed the odds' on weather conditions, with wetter and warmer winters now more likely<p>Normal weather is now a “thing of the past”, a leading climate change scientist has said, after storms and heavy rain caused devastating floods in parts of …

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn't Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

If you had looked to the skies just 25 years ago, you’d only be able to wonder about planets around other stars. “They must be there,” you’d reason, “since there’s no way our Solar System is unique in all the galaxy.” But where’s the proof? As the case always is in science, it’s in the data you …

Universe

How Earth Changed In 2015: The View From Far Above

From raging forest fires to dwindling snowmelt to the extraordinary birth of new ocean islands.<p>Sometimes the best way to witness planetary happenings — and to gain perspective on them — is from high above. Below are satellite images and aerial photos from the NASA Earth Observatory that capture …

Why Does Our Universe Have Three Dimensions?

Why does our universe look the way it does? In particular, why do we only experience three spatial dimensions in our universe, when superstring …

Physics

Star That Changed the Universe Shines in Hubble Photo

BOSTON — In homage to its namesake, the Hubble Space Telescope recently photographed a star that astronomer Edwin Hubble observed in 1923, changing …

Universe

2015 shatters the temperature record as global warming speeds back up | Dana Nuccitelli

Thanks to human-caused global warming and an assist from El Niño, 2015 will easily be the hottest year in millennia<p>With just a month and a half left in 2015, it’s clear this year will be by far the hottest on record, easily beating the previous record set just last year. The temporary slowdown in …

Global Warming

Earth's climate entering new 'permanent reality' as CO2 hits new high

UN experts urge immediate action to cut emissions as CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere are on track to hit historic high, up 43% on pre-industrial times<p>The Earth’s climate will enter a new “permanent reality” from next year when concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are likely to pass a …

Climate Change

Light spotted in space might have spilled through from another universe, scientists say

Scientists might have spotted another universe, just next to ours.<p>Scientists have spotted a glow in space that might have come from another universe, …

'Could happen at any time' God particle could DESTROY universe, warns Stephen Hawking

AFP/GETTYStephen Hawking has given a stark end of the world warning<p>The Cambridge-educated cosmologist said the Higgs boson could become unstable at …

Physics