By Heidi Harley

science / science - 5 years ago

New research, August 27 - September 2, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change impacts& Mankind Climate Change and Heat-Related Excess Mortality in the Eastern USA Climate change impacts on peak building cooling energy demand in a coastal megacity& (open access) Flood prediction and mitigation...

science / science - 5 years ago

NASA technology to be launched from New Mexico spaceport

NASA technology designed to protect spacecraft from heat and pressure when entering a planet's atmosphere will be launched from Spaceport America in New Mexico as part of testing. NASA said Friday the system will be aboard a suborbital rocket being launched Sept. 12 by UP Aerospace. The shield is...

science / science - 5 years ago

Elon Musk muses about life over whiskey and weed

Entrepreneur Elon Musk sipped whiskey and puffed a little weed while musing at length about artificial intelligence, colonizing space, and the need to give love a chance. Musk shared thoughts on those topics and more during a podcast with comedian Joe Rogan that lasted more than two hours, stretchi...

science / science - 5 years ago

France Joins 21st Century Space Race Fearing Future Conflict

France signaled the 21st century space race is shifting to a new, potentially more dangerous phase with an unprecedented program of investment to protect critical infrastructure from aggressors. Officials in Paris suspect Russia was trying to intercept secret communications when it flew a spy probe...