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There aren’t enough trees in the world to offset society’s carbon emissions – and there never will be

Bonnie Waring Senior Lecturer, Grantham Institute – Climate Change and Environment, Imperial College London Even if they can’t save us from climate change, society still depends on forests.   One morning in 2009, I sat on a creaky bus winding … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg dubs herself a ‘bunny-hugger’ after Boris Johnson’s climate remarks | The Guardian

  Greta Thunberg in Brussels last year. The activist urged leaders to act fast in testimony to Congress on Thursday.Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images Activist changes Twitter bio after UK prime minister tells Biden climate summit there’s ‘nothing wrong with bunny-hugging’ … Continue reading

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“It can be done.” – an Earth Day message

In summer 2018, ESA joined with the musician Vangelis and the family of scientist Prof. Stephen Hawking to beam a message marking his passing to the nearest black hole. On 22 April 2020, Earth Day, we’re transmitting this poignant message … Continue reading

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Three Gorges Dam: The Largest Dam in the World

It’s a big one. And pretty controversial too.

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New Evidence That Cosmic Web Feeds The Galaxies

Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about the discovery in regards to the universe spanning cosmic web and how it helps galaxies grow over time Paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2101.06273.pdf​ Images: ESO/NASA/Roland Bacon et al … Continue reading

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The incredible – and still quite mysterious – way trees trade information via their roots

While researching her doctoral thesis, Suzanne Simard, now a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia, made an astounding discovery – trees in forests seem to possess complex information superhighways in their root systems that allow them … Continue reading

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The Case For Hydrogen – With Matt Ferrell | Answers With Joe

Big thanks to Matt Ferrell for guest hosting this episode! Much has been made about hydrogen fuel cells and their use in cars, but there are many other uses for hydrogen that make more sense. We examine those in today’s … Continue reading

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They Did It! NASA’s Helicopter Actually Flew on Mars!

Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about the uncredible success of NASA’s Perseverance mission – the helicopter actually flew! NASA stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1Kol…​ Mission: https://mars.nasa.gov/technology/heli…​ Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/2102.04181​ Images: Sean McGrath from Saint John, … Continue reading

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Data Processing

Self-initiated visual research by Media.Work studio, in which we look for new ways to show computing processes. Instead of traditional high-tech images that treat digital technologies as something abstract and intangibly futuristic, we referenced bold shapes from industrial and graphic … Continue reading

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The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.

[…] Japan’s Shinkansen doesn’t look like your typical train. With its long and pointed nose, it can reach top speeds up to 150–200 miles per hour. It didn’t always look like this. Earlier models were rounder and louder, often suffering … Continue reading

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