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Los Angeles Spy Carbon Observatory – From Space

While most people can be attracted by the constantly sunny skies, the nearby ocean or the mountains embracing the Los Angeles basin, environmental engineer Anmari Eldering is attracted by the smog in the city. “It’s the best place to go,” she says. “You have tons of pollution!” Urban areas emit more than 70 percent of human carbon dioxide emissions into …

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Iron Age people kept memories of deceased loved ones

Archaeologists at the University of York in the north-east of England focused on what they called “problematic things” – things belonging to the deceased that the living may not want to use but feel unable to dispose of. Researchers have found everyday objects such as bone spoons and stones used to grind grains between the walls of a round house …

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An open space object with an orbit extending into the Oort cloud

Credit: NASA Astronomers Pedro Bernardinelli and Gary Bernstein recently discovered a space object that orbits the sun and also extends into the Oort cloud – they named it 2014 UN271. The researchers made the discovery while studying archival images collected for the Dark Energy Survey from 2014 to 2018. Since its discovery, entities such as the MMPL Forum, Minor Planet …

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Satellite images show how bad the drought is in California

From space, the drought in California is appalling. To get some perspective on the dire situation, the European Space Agency took a satellite image of the National Forest of Angelis and the San Gabriel Reservoir in Southern California this month and compared it to an image taken at the same time last year. In 2020, the landscape looks lush and …

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The UM study found that global warming is changing the way birds migrate

CLOSE New technologies, combined with the shrinking size of tracking chips and batteries, allow scientists to remotely monitor animal movements in much greater detail than ever before. (June 10) AP Internal With smaller bodies, longer wings and earlier migrations, North American birds are seeing the effects of global warming, according to a research team from the University of Michigan’s Ann …

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Dozens of Hawaiian baby squid aboard a space station for exploration Space

Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are aboard the International Space Station, a study that scientists hope will help strengthen human health during long space missions. Baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory and then detonated in space earlier this month on a SpaceX supply mission. Researcher Jamie Foster, who holds a doctorate …

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