North Pole

Happy Anniversary, Viking 1! What Early Landers Taught Us About Mars

You may know that humanity first set foot on the moon 49 years ago today. But July 20 looms large in spaceflight history for another reason as well: …

Magnetism

National 5 Geography - Weather systems - Revision 1

• Latitude - places closer to the equator are usually warmer, and places nearer to the North Pole and South Pole are colder.<br>• Relief - places located on flat low-lying land are warmer and places higher up, ie mountains, are colder and wetter.<br>• Aspect - places which are south-facing are warmer and places …

Geography

II0PN/MM – North Pole expedition | DX-World

Dear friends,<p>In August starts the expedition to North Pole from a ARMI member (IU5KUH) with sailing ship MELORIA (or another sailing ship) from WAF …

Communicate

Z Nation debuts bloody season five trailer...and The Last Sharknado: It's About Time footage

After being renewed for an exciting (and perhaps unexpected) fifth season and inspiring the Jaime King-starring Netflix spin-off <i>Black Summer</i>, the …

Entertainment

This year's exceptional heat is becoming the new normal, scientists warn

By July 15, at least 70 people in Quebec had died of heat-related complications as temperatures climbed to the mid-30s in some parts of the province, …

Global Warming

Mission in the Hills & 80º NORTH // Delos in the Arctic Part 11

We got ashore around 7 pm and tied up the dinghy to a giant whalebone on the stony beach, keeping her offshore with a stern anchor and starting up …

Time-lapse Photography

India to expand polar research to Arctic as well

NEW DELHI: Three decades after its first mission to Antarctica, the government is refocusing priorities to the other pole — the Arctic—because of …

Global Warming

Space, not Brexit, is final frontier for Scottish outpost

Never mind Brexit: For a remote peninsula in the Scottish highlands, the buzz is all about hi-tech rocket launchers firing satellites into space.<p>In …

Space Exploration

China's lunar exploration program

Friday is Moon Day, which commemorates the first human landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969. To mark the occasion, let's take a look at China's lunar …

News (China)

S. Korea's icebreaker embarks on 9th Arctic mission

SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's icebreaker began its ninth Arctic mission Thursday to explore a melting ice shelf and study its impact on …

Global Warming

5 Real Life Blockchain Implementations Outside of Cryptocurrency

What do Pied Piper and blockchain tools have in common? Both are always “coming soon.”<p>By now most of us are familiar with blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Outside of cryptocurrency, blockchain has many purported use cases in scenarios that require …

Blockchain

China's CGN acquires 75 percent of Swedish wind farm -Xinhua

BEIJING, July 18 (Reuters) - China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has acquired a 75 percent stake in a Swedish wind power project from Australia’s Macquarie Group and GE Energy Financial Services, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.<p>The North Pole wind power project, located in …

Financial Services

Spurs Figure To Get Better Of The DeRozan-Leonard Trade

DeMar DeRozan learned today what many people have known for a long time: When the phone rings in the middle of the night, it is rarely good news.<p>DeRozan answered his phone at 4 a.m. to hear Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri tell him he had been traded to the San Antonio …

NBA

Man beat and sexually assaulted woman held captive for days, Fairbanks police say

Fairbanks police on Monday arrested a man they say held a woman captive in a hotel room and severely beat and sexually assaulted her over several …

Crime

Two Indians in all women South Pole expedition

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Two Indians - a ramp model and a student - are all geared up for a all-women South Pole expedition to be led by a …

India

Increasing Diversity in Conservation and Museums – Bloomberg

Increasing Diversity in Conservation and Museums<p>Increasing Diversity in Conservation and Museums<p>Increasing Diversity in Conservation and …

Museums

Thai team to explore North Pole to better protect ecosystem

A THAI TEAM will be the first from Asia to explore the North Pole on a mission to conduct underwater exploration and the impact of microplastics on …

Thailand

Xinhua Headlines: Qinghai-Tibet Plateau still one of cleanest regions on earth - Xinhua

Photo taken on March 29, 2018 shows flowers blooming in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Yexe Dainzin)<p>BEIJING, …

News (China)

Moon Phase and Libration, 2018 – Moon: NASA Science

Image Credit: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio<p>Published: December 18, 2017<p>Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has been in orbit around the Moon …

Astronomy

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back mesmerizing new photos of the gas giant

Yesterday, a team of researchers announced the discovery of 12 new Jovian moons, bringing Jupiter's total up to 79. Last week, scientists revealed that data from NASA's $1 billion Juno mission suggested there may be a previously undiscovered volcano on Jupiter's moon Io. And last month, the team …

Astronomy

What Is Magnetism? Definition, Examples, Facts

A Simple Introduction to Magnetism<p>Magnetism is defined as an attractive and repulsive phenomenon produced by moving electric charge. The affected …

Magnetism

This Incredible Cruise Near the North Pole Lasts a Month, Costs $37,000

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that retraces the steps of famous polar explorers.<p>Silversea is planning a 25-day trip through some of the most incredible landscapes on Earth, skirting icebergs and getting up close with polar bears on a nearly month-long trip through the Northeast Passage next …

Arctic Circle

This Alaska Fat Biking Trip Proved That You Can Have Too Much Adventure

My girlfriend Kim and I were three weeks into a fat bike and packraft expedition in Southeast Alaska, a trip that we had planned would take two to three months, but we’d reached an unexpected dead end.<p>This was our third late-July evening stuck on a remote beach along the Gulf of Alaska, stranded by …

Mountain Biking

3D Compass

Price: ~$28 | Buy | LinkGrand Illusions‘ 3D compass points to the magnetic North Pole – and the magnetic South Pole – in a unique and fun way. The …

Magnetism

How a Photographer Turned Arctic Ambassador Empowers Citizens to Become Scientists

Lauren Farmer went from a marketing job to a life dedicated to preserving the Arctic — and the drastic career change was worth it.<p>One look at Lauren …

Global Warming

11 Spanish Islands to Visit (That You've Probably Never Heard of)

Spain has many idyllic islands lying off its shores – of course there are the famous ones everyone knows, such as Mallorca, Ibiza, Tenerife and …

National Parks

Do the Northern Lights Exist Only in the Northern Hemisphere?

Countries in the Northern Hemisphere are known for the picturesque Northern Lights, but does this phenomenon take place in the Southern Hemisphere? …

Middle East

Connectivity, speed and travel: how and when 5G will impact your life

You may, or may not, have heard about 5G by now. The European Union plans to roll it out across the bloc by 2025 and trials in some cities have already begun.<p>Some estimate that 5G networks could deliver data up to 1000 times faster than 4G, and could make things like live high definition streaming …

Technologie

Construction projects on the rise in North Pole

Construction is on the rise in North Pole, with several new housing units, a new dental office and a major water utility expansion all in the works, …

Real Estate

Qinghai-Tibet Plateau still one of cleanest regions on earth: white paper - Xinhua

BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is still one of the cleanest regions on earth, according to a white paper released by the …

News (China)