What do you mean your eardrums need a break? Samsung-owned JBL touts solar-powered wireless headphones you don’t need to charge
Green Energy

What do you mean your eardrums need a break? Samsung-owned JBL touts solar-powered wireless headphones you don’t need to charge

Birdsong, traffic sounds… Bueller? Bueller? It’s hard, isn’t it — plugging in kit? You’ve got to grab the item in question, find a charger, and then give it a bit of USB-C. Wouldn’t it be simpler if your gadgets just magically charged themselves, using the abundant energy provided by the Sun’s rays? Well, that’s the…

Someone get Greenpeace on the line. Boffins clock carbon ‘pollution’ cloud 30,000 light-years wide choking galaxies
Nature & Science

Someone get Greenpeace on the line. Boffins clock carbon ‘pollution’ cloud 30,000 light-years wide choking galaxies

It’s the first bit of evidence that confirms carbon born in ancient stars spreads throughout space Artist’s impression of a galaxy being surrounded by a giant cloud of carbon ions. Image credit: NAOJ For the first time, astronomers have stumbled across ancient, ginormous clouds of carbon ions, stretching more than 30,000 light-years across and enveloping…

New Count of Endangered Mountain Gorillas Suggests Conservation Is Working
Conservation

New Count of Endangered Mountain Gorillas Suggests Conservation Is Working

Mountain gorillas. Image: IUCNThe total population of free-ranging mountain gorillas is now 1,063, according to an encouraging new survey.Population figures for mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) are heading in the right direction, according to new census findings provided by Fauna & Flora International, a conservation group that works to protect the endangered species. At 1,063…