Toyota’s 2022 Electric Car Will Use Solid-State Batteries Rechargeable in a Few Minutes

July 25, 2017 – If the electric car is to become ubiquitous, then what Toyota is planning to introduce in a little more than four years may prove to be a game changer. Instead ... Continue Reading →

Union of Concerned Scientists Try to Calculate Cost of One Meter Sea Level Rise

July 23, 2017 – To ignore sea level rise is to ignore the most visible evidence of global warming. Our seas are rising 3 to 4 millimeters per year. That’s not a big number ... Continue Reading →

If You Never Heard of Fermions Then Take Note: You Soon Will

July 22, 2017 – In fact right now! What is a fermion? According to Quora and Alex Klotz, a Ph.D. in physics, “A fermion is a particle that A. has an intrinsic angular momentum ... Continue Reading →

In Canada’s North the Permafrost Thaw is Pockmarking the Landscape as Methane Gets Released

July 21, 2017 – Permafrost is a great carbon sink except when it is melting. And that’s what is happening in Canada’s Arctic. Methane (CH4) release is changing the ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: $99 Augmented Reality Mira Prism May Prove to be a Breakthrough Technology

July 20, 2017 – When Google Glass was first introduced it didn’t really catch on because the technology was considered to be intrusive to wear. I’m not sure that any ... Continue Reading →

SpaceX Now the Predominant Space Launch Company

July 19, 2017 – In case you missed it, from June 23rd to July 5th of this year, SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private rocket company, successfully put 12 satellites into space, two ... Continue Reading →

How Did We Know That the Larsen C Antarctic Iceberg Calved When it was in the Dark of Winter?

July 19, 2017 – I asked myself the above question when the first images came in showing that the final piece of ice holding the Delaware-sized iceberg cracked open in the last ... Continue Reading →

Your Electricity Provider May Soon Pay You to Buy an Electric Car

July 18, 2017 – It is a new phenomenon in the United States, but utility companies in Florida, Hawaii, Vermont, Oklahoma, and California are now offering customers discounts and ... Continue Reading →

Luxembourg Passes Space Resource Appropriation Law

July 17, 2017 – Appropriation is another word for exploitation. And it seems that the original intent of humanity in addressing the international use of outer space is quickly ... Continue Reading →

Double Whammy Risk of Crop Failures From Climate Change States British Research Study

July 16, 2017 – Two days ago I wrote about declining aquifers in the breadbaskets of the world with a particular focus on the vulnerability of India and Pakistan because of overdrawn ... Continue Reading →