Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Operations Underway to Restore Payload Computer on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope – Watts Up With That?

Operations Underway to Restore Payload Computer on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope – Watts Up...

From NASA The Hubble Space Telescope is deployed from the space shuttle Discovery on April 25, 1990. Hubble avoids distorting the atmosphere and has...
Teeny Tiny Space Telescope has Taken Thousands of Pictures of Both Earth and Space

Teeny Tiny Space Telescope has Taken Thousands of Pictures of Both Earth and Space

After its launch on May 15, a new Nanosat quietly took over 4,500 images of the earth and the sky. The Nanosat, known...
More intense and frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability – Watts Up With That?

More intense and frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability – Watts Up With...

Using isotopes from Texas cave stalactites, scientists from the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M used isotopes to study changes in thunderstorms in the...
Astrobiologists Detect a Signature of Life Remotely. Don't get too Excited, Though, it was With a Helicopter Here on Earth

Astrobiologists Detect a Signature of Life Remotely. Don’t get too Excited, Though, it was...

Chirality is a word usually found in biological textbooks that occasionally comes up in the astronomy community, usually when discussing potential biosignatures. Typically,...
World Leaders Just Failed to Deliver $100 Billion / Year Climate Deal – Watts Up With That?

World Leaders Just Failed to Deliver $100 Billion / Year Climate Deal – Watts...

Guest contribution by Eric Worrall Despite green claims that renewable energy is the cheapest form of energy today, the renewable energy revolution will simply not...
China and Russia Announce their Future Plans for the Moon, Including a Human Base

China and Russia Announce their Future Plans for the Moon, Including a Human Base

In the coming years, multiple space agencies will be sending astronauts to the Moon for the first time since the closing days of the...
Serious Error of Physics in Recent GRL paper Loeb et al on Earth’s ‘unprecedented heat retention’ – Watts Up With That?

Serious Error of Physics in Recent GRL paper Loeb et al on Earth’s ‘unprecedented...

Submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, 06/21/21. Published here at the request of the author. Howard C. Hayden 1 1Prof. Physics Emeritus, UConn, now in...
Space Telescopes Could Provide Next-Level Images of Black Hole Event Horizons

Space Telescopes Could Provide Next-Level Images of Black Hole Event Horizons

In 2019, the first ever image of a black hole was presented to the world, originally captured in 2017. The achievement has been...
Sentinel-6 Sea Level Rise—A Follow Up – Watts Up With That?

Sentinel-6 Sea Level Rise—A Follow Up – Watts Up With That?

From Rud Istvan Around the time NASA was launching the new SLR 'Vogel' Sentinel-6, I posted about whether it was fit for purpose (unlike its...
Good news for Australia’s Barrier Reef you’ll likely not hear about in the media – Watts Up With That?

China Weaponising UN Protection For the Great Barrier Reef – Watts Up With That?

Guest contribution by Eric Worrall h / t Dr. Willie Soon, JoNova; China's continued efforts to punish Australia for defying its territorial ambitions...

Tech

No End to Whiplash in Meme Stocks, Crypto and More

No End to Whiplash in Meme Stocks, Crypto and More

Drew Austin, an entrepreneur and investor, invested heavily in cryptocurrencies and NFTs, including digital horses, digital sports cards, and some digital art. It...
Turn Tech to Your Advantage in the New Hybrid Workplace

Turn Tech to Your Advantage in the New Hybrid Workplace

If you work with coworkers from a remote setting, texting or email is likely to be useful for quick conversations, such as a quick...
These Forge cofounders just raised $5 million to work on a new, still-stealth investing startup – TechCrunch

These Forge cofounders just raised $5 million to work on a new, still-stealth investing...

Sohail Prasad and Samvit Ramadurgam are co-founders who met during the summer semester of Y Combinator 2012 and subsequently co-founded Forge, which supports accredited...