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Salesforce aspires to democratize the process of buying carbon credits. With a new platform scheduled to debut next month at netzero.salesforce.com, businesses will be able to buy carbon credits from a trusted partner with a third-party verification.  The Net Zero Marketplace will officially launch in October at the VERGE 22 conference in San Jose, representing
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Based on the most recent nation environmental officials’ statement, a newfound pack of wolves has recently been seen in Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. Wolf Population in Oregon (Photo : Photo by OLIVIER MORIN/AFP via Getty Images)Wolves are photographed in a forest near the Russian border, in Hukkajarvi, eastern Finland, on May 16, 2022. The Oregon Department
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A paper published last week proposed a hypothesis that identified 95% of the missing stuff in the universe, but the headlines have been a little over-hyped. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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One cubic millimetre doesn’t sound like much. But in the human brain, that volume of tissue contains some 50,000 neural ‘wires’ connected by 134 million synapses. Jeff Lichtman wanted to trace them all. To generate the raw data, he used a protocol known as serial thin-section electron microscopy, imaging thousands of slivers of tissue over
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Mars, by virtue of its tenuous atmosphere and proximity to our solar system’s asteroid belt, is far more vulnerable than Earth to being struck by space rocks – one of the many differences between the two planetary neighbours. Scientists are now gaining a fuller understanding of this Martian trait, with help from NASA’s robotic InSight
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Maj. Gen. Schiess: ‘We are preparing and posturing for the fight’ NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The U.S. Space Operations Command is assigning cybersecurity and intelligence specialists to work side-by-side with satellite operators so they’re better prepared to protect U.S. systems from electronic and physical threats, said Maj. Gen. Douglas Schiess. “We are preparing and posturing
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Direct carbon capture is a climate solution with bipartisan support, new funding from the Inflation Reduction Act and backing from big polluters. It also aligns with America’s love of new technologies and new companies that can change the world. Of course it has its downsides: Giving those big polluters a way to keep polluting and
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It doesn’t sound right does it? This video explains how it’s possible to freeze anti-freeze and the chemistry behind it. Stream Full Episodes of Outrageous Acts of Science: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel https://www.facebook.com/OutrageousActsOfScience/ Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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TAMPA, Fla. — Lynk Global secured regulatory approval Sept. 16 to operate its initial cellphone-compatible constellation globally, although the startup needs to deploy more satellites and get landing rights before it can start services. The Federal Communications Commission approved Lynk’s plan for an initial 10 pizza-boxed shaped satellites, designed to deliver basic connectivity services directly
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Watch as NASA’s DART Mission Attempts the World’s First-Ever Test of Planetary Defense Description: Countdown to impact as NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) attempts humanity’s first-ever test of planetary defense! The DART spacecraft will intentionally crash into asteroid Dimorphos at 7:14 p.m. ET on Monday, September 26, 2022 to see if kinetic force can
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If annotations aren’t working use the links below! CGPGrey: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10 /Tom: http://youtube.com/tom Where’s My Challenge: http://www.youtube.com/user/WheresMyChallenge#p/u/2/GnH2AJxU4jk History of our solar system: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_nebula Earth and Theia Collision animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO45ZiGql8E Theia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theia_%28planet%29#Theia Collecting Moon Rocks raw video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJTgc7w8wf0 Plate Techtonics through time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYbTNFN3NBo Pangea vid 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuScA58BgRE Other supercontinents in history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supercontinent
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Head to https://complexlycalendars.com/products/scishowspace to buy your 2023 SciShow Space calendar today! Mars’s moon, Phobos, is striped with grooves all across its surface. But if one theory about where they came from is true, does that mean this moon might be on its way out? Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) ———- Huge thanks go to the
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Researchers across all disciplines worldwide could soon be assessed under a new agreement that drops impact factors and other standard metrics.Credit: Getty Universities, scientific academies, funding institutions and other organizations around the world will have the option to sign a document that would oblige signatories to change how they assess researchers for jobs, promotions and
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PARIS — France will increase spending on national and European space programs as the European Space Agency works to secure commitments for its own significant budget increase. In a speech at the opening ceremony of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) here Sept. 18, French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne announced the government planned to allocate more
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Reprinted from GreenBuzz, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. Who’s leading on sustainability — European or U.S. companies? It’s an open question, and the answer depends largely on who you ask. While American observers generally credit the Europeans with being at the forefront of policies and action, many Europeans look west to America for leadership.
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Applying for a grant takes time and effort, but there are ways to make your application stand out from others.Credit: Getty Writing a research proposal is a time-consuming but priceless opportunity to develop research ideas, build critical-thinking skills and develop communications strategies — not to mention obtaining funding. As research-development strategists, we coach both clinical
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PARIS — A major arm of China’s state-owned space contractor is looking at developing a series of partially and fully-reusable launch vehicles apparently in response to SpaceX’s Starship. A paper published in the journal Aerospace Technology outlines plans under consideration by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) for a number of launch vehicles with
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iOS 16 allows users to delete duplicate photos. Sofia Pitt Apple’s latest iPhone software update, iOS 16, was released Monday. If you’re like me and you clutter your Photos app with duplicate pictures, Apple’s new software update can help you organize your shots and clean up your library. A new feature Apple is calling “duplicate detection” helps to aggregate all
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A sunglint has turned the waters off the Greek islands into a silver mirror, which was based on a photograph captured by an astronaut at the International Space Stations (ISS). The image reportedly shows the Sun’s light reflecting from the waters surrounding Greece with oceanographic effects only visible when a person is viewing from outer
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This episode is sponsored by Wren, a website where you calculate your carbon footprint. Sign up to make a monthly contribution to offset your carbon footprint or support rainforest protection projects: https://www.wren.co/start/scishowspace We’ve launched thousands of spacecraft over the years. And as the space junk around our planet builds up, researchers are working on ways
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Contrails are created as jet engines burn fuel, and might have a greater effect on climate warming than does carbon dioxide.Credit: Richard Newstead/Getty Aviation is a big polluter. Globally, the industry generates roughly one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide per year — comparable to that produced by Japan, the world’s third-largest economy. Although many governments