Andromeda horror: Cannibalistic galaxy to ‘feast’ on Milky Way after violent past
Nature & Science

Andromeda horror: Cannibalistic galaxy to ‘feast’ on Milky Way after violent past

Scientists at the Australian Academy of Science have released a video detailing how the “violent” Andromeda galaxy is on course to collide with the Milky Way. The scientists warned the collision will occur in approximately four billion years, after identifying two periods of “galactic feasting” from Andromeda. The video is narrated: “Andromeda is a monster…

Climate change: Humans are releasing 100 times more CO2 than volcanoes, study finds
Nature & Science

Climate change: Humans are releasing 100 times more CO2 than volcanoes, study finds

CARBON experts conducting a 10-year-long study of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have concluded humans release more CO2 than all of the world’s volcanoes combined.PUBLISHED: 16:23, Thu, Oct 3, 2019 | UPDATED: 20:15, Thu, Oct 3, 2019 The worrying climate claim was presented following an intensive study of the planet’s total carbon content. Researchers from The…

New ‘fuzzy’ dark matter research disrupts conventional thinking
Nature & Science

New ‘fuzzy’ dark matter research disrupts conventional thinking

Simulations of how galaxies form in cold, warm and fuzzy (left to right) dark matter scenarios. Credit: Universities of Princeton, Sussex, Cambridge Dark matter was likely the starting ingredient for brewing up the very first galaxies in the universe. Shortly after the Big Bang, particles of dark matter would have clumped together in gravitational “halos,”…

Putin: Greta Thunberg’s a nice girl but she’s being used by climate change groups
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Putin: Greta Thunberg’s a nice girl but she’s being used by climate change groups

President Putin has accused Greta Thunberg, the teenage environmental activist, of failing to understand the realities of the modern world. “I may disappoint you but I don’t share the general excitement about Greta Thunberg’s speech,” Mr Putin, 66, told an energy forum in Moscow when asked about the Swedish activist’s appearance at the United Nations.…

‘Cosmic web’ thought to give the universe its structure glimpsed by scientists
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‘Cosmic web’ thought to give the universe its structure glimpsed by scientists

Faintly glowing wisps of gas have given astronomers a rare glimpse of one of the universe’s largest but most elusive features – the intergalactic filaments of the cosmic web. The threads, which are excited by the intense light of surrounding star-forming galaxies, were discovered using the characteristic radiation they produce. In a new study, scientists…

A green fast track to jobs
Green Energy

A green fast track to jobs

A green fast track to jobs The Canadian Press – Oct 3, 2019 / 6:30 am | Story: 267343 Photo: The Canadian Press New research says job growth from clean energy will dramatically outpace that from fossil fuels over the next decade – as long as future Canadian governments maintain or increase attempts to fight…

Vladimir Putin criticises Greta Thunberg’s UN speech on climate change
Renewable Energy

Vladimir Putin criticises Greta Thunberg’s UN speech on climate change

Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has criticised Greta Thunberg’s speech about climate change. Speaking at an energy conference in Moscow, Mr Putin said: “Nobody explained to Greta that the modern world is complicated and complex.”Ms Thunberg, 16, gave a speech at the United Nations in New York in September as millions of people joined climate strike…

Leading federal meteorologist drowns in rough N. Carolina surf forecasters had warned about
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Leading federal meteorologist drowns in rough N. Carolina surf forecasters had warned about

The director of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration division for predicting weather died Monday in North Carolina while swimming in dangerous conditions that federal forecasters had warned about.William Lapenta, head of the NOAA‘s National Centers for Environmental Prediction, drowned Monday while swimming at Pelican Way beach in the town of Duck, according to a…