We designed a new battery that can store six times the energy of a lithium-ion battery
Renewable Energy

We designed a new battery that can store six times the energy of a lithium-ion battery

Updated January 08, 2020 07:08:24 Lithium-ion batteries have changed the world. Without the ability to store meaningful amounts of energy in a rechargeable, portable format we would have no smartphones or other personal electronic devices. The pioneers of the technology were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for chemistry.But as society moves away from fossil fuels,…

Journey to the ‘galactic core’: New infrared NASA images show Milky Way’s center in unprecedented detail (PHOTO)
Nature & Science

Journey to the ‘galactic core’: New infrared NASA images show Milky Way’s center in unprecedented detail (PHOTO)

NASA has caught a glimpse of the farthest inner reaches of the Milky Way galaxy, capturing stunning images that could help scientists understand the chaotic realm of the galactic core, home to a titanic supermassive blackhole. The breathtaking visuals were created with help from SOFIA, a high-powered airborne telescope fixed to a modified Boeing 747,…

EPA employees push ‘bill of rights’ to protect scientific integrity | TheHill
Environmental News

EPA employees push ‘bill of rights’ to protect scientific integrity | TheHill

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unionized employees have drafted a bill of rights, asking the agency to recognize the need for scientific integrity, research into climate science and the ability to enforce environmental laws without political interference.The bill of rights comes as the agency and the union, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), sits down…

Divergent trophic responses of sympatric penguin species to historic anthropogenic exploitation and recent climate change [Ecology]
Marine Ecology

Divergent trophic responses of sympatric penguin species to historic anthropogenic exploitation and recent climate change [Ecology]

Edited by Nils C. Stenseth, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, and approved November 4, 2019 (received for review July 30, 2019) This article requires a subscription to view the full text. If you have a subscription you may use the login form below to view the article. Access to this article can also be purchased.…

Jason Kenney calls November job losses ‘disappointing,’ but expects oil and gas growth in 2020
Environmental News

Jason Kenney calls November job losses ‘disappointing,’ but expects oil and gas growth in 2020

The latest job numbers from Statistics Canada are disappointing, said Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, but he’s expecting the situation will soon turn around.The agency reported that Canada lost 71,200 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rose four-tenths of a percentage point to 5.9 per cent.In Alberta, the unemployment rate rose to 7.2 per cent…