Day: August 19, 2019

Europe heatwave expected to peak and break records again

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionParis registered an all-time high for the city: 42.4C degreesParis saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert – the highest level – was issued in northern France.Meanwhile Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the…

An Exhibition To Warn About Climate Change

« Sadness is a no gO-Zone », is a free-to-attend show at The Copeland Gallery features unique pieces from fifty European artists to raise awareness about the biggest issues facing the planet. Organized by Adapt, a team of volunteers and artists, the exhibition is a mix of various creatives intepretations of climate change. A beautiful way to…

‘Surprise’ Ocean Heat Waves Are Becoming More Common

Photo: GettyThere are two flavors of surprise: good and bad. Winning the lottery? Good. Extreme heat waves cooking the oceans with more regularity, ruining fisheries that millions of people rely on? Decidedly bad.Yet that’s our present predicament, one that’s likely to get worse as the oceans heat up even further. A new study released in…

NASA glimpses surface of distant rocky exoplanet

Data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has given scientists a first glimpse into conditions on the surface of a rocky exoplanet beyond the solar system.Planet LHS 3844b is located 48.6 light-years from Earth and has a radius 1.3 times that of Earth, according to NASA. The exoplanet, which is orbiting a small star called an…

In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy for Energy Materials and Devices

Review Zheng Fan Engineering Technology Research Center for 2D Material Information Function Devices and Systems of Guangdong Province, International Collaborative Laboratory of 2D Materials for Optoelectronic Science & Technology of Ministry of Education, College of Optoelectronic Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, 518060 P. R. China Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles,…

Boris Johnson in Belfast as Brexit woes weigh on UK economy

LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday finished his rocky debut tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, where he faces a doubly difficult challenge of restoring the collapsed Belfast government and finding a solution for the Irish border after Brexit.Since he took office a week ago, Johnson has been touring…