Significant Thawing of Permafrost Projected in Daisetsu Mountains in Japan

    Significant Thawing of Permafrost Projected in Daisetsu Mountains in Japan

    Permafrost exists because surface air temperature is low throughout the year. Credit: NIES Areas with ground temperatures that remain below…
    In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

    In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

    A Naupactus cervinus weevil, a common, yet invasive species in many parts of the world, is seen eating a leaf.…
    Doubt Cast on Premise of Subsurface Liquid Water Lakes on Mars – May Just Be Frozen Clay

    Doubt Cast on Premise of Subsurface Liquid Water Lakes on Mars – May Just Be Frozen Clay

    This image taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ice sheets at Mars’ south pole. The spacecraft detected clays nearby…
    California wildfire flares but within line crews have built

    California wildfire flares but within line crews have built

    A firefighter uses a drip torch to ignite vegetation while trying to stop the Dixie Fire from spreading in Lassen…
    Steam Client Beta includes revamped downloads page, storage management feature

    Steam Client Beta includes revamped downloads page, storage management feature

    In brief: It seems that Valve is bringing some interesting UI updates to the Steam client for Windows, Mac, and…
    Three Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies Discovered to Be Rotating in Orbit Around the Milky Way

    Three Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies Discovered to Be Rotating in Orbit Around the Milky Way

    Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2 An international team of astrophysicists from the Instituto de Astrofísica de…
    US watchdog upholds SpaceX’s Moon lander contract

    US watchdog upholds SpaceX’s Moon lander contract

    The human landing system (HLS) contract, worth $2.9 billion, was awarded to Elon Musk’s company in April but was challenged…
    A century of exploring the endless final frontier

    A century of exploring the endless final frontier

    People have long speculated on the existence of worlds beyond our Earth. In the 17th century’s Paradise Lost, John Milton’s…
    Wi-Fi 802.11ac also known as Wi-Fi 5 brought all these improvements, except…

    Wi-Fi 802.11ac also known as Wi-Fi 5 brought all these improvements, except…

    Choose your answer and the correct choice will be revealed. Finalized in 2013, 802.11ac increased 802.11n’s theoretical maximum throughput from…
    Erupted Sea Glass Allows Geologists to Take Earth’s Inner Temperature

    Erupted Sea Glass Allows Geologists to Take Earth’s Inner Temperature

    By Jennifer Chu. Massachusetts Institute of Technology July 30, 2021 A map of the World Ocean Floor. Credit: Library of…
    World’s first commercial re-programmable satellite blasts into space

    World’s first commercial re-programmable satellite blasts into space

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The world’s first commercial fully re-programmable satellite lifted off from French Guiana on Friday on board…
    Readers weigh in on the Brazil nut effect, clock entropy and more

    Readers weigh in on the Brazil nut effect, clock entropy and more

    How ’bout them nuts? X-ray CT scans reveal that jostling a box of mixed nuts nudges oblong Brazil nuts to…
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