NASA Mars Orbiter Finds Water Has Been Flowing On Red Planet Longer Than Expected | world news

Washington: It is generally believed that the water on Mars evaporated around 3 billion years ago. But two scientists studying data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found signs of liquid…

Gas cookers are even worse for the climate than previously thought, study finds

Gas cookers contribute more to global warming than previously thought, as they constantly leak small amounts of methane even when turned off, a new to study found. The same study…

This endangered space object emits giant highly polarized radio bursts every 20 minutes

Astronomers have discovered a ‘really strange’ object 4,000 light-years from Earth, according to a study published in Nature said Wednesday. The object disappears from view every two minutes and emits…

CEO Mary Barra says GM is ‘acting aggressively’ on electric vehicles, says automaker could surpass Tesla

General Motors is doubling down on electric vehicles. GM is investing nearly $7 billion in Michigan to build a new battery plant and retrofit an existing plant to make electric…

The James Webb Space Telescope is so powerful, it can detect the heat of a bumblebee as far away as the moon — and other surprising facts

In the month since the James Webb Space Telescope left Earth, it’s traveled about one million miles, successfully deployed a giant sunshade, mirrors and other appendages — and, generally, left…

Congress is spending billions on carbon capture. Is it a climate savior or a boondoggle?

While much of President Joe Biden’s climate change agenda has stalled in Congress, there is one nascent — and controversial — technology for reducing carbon emissions that has received billions…

A “mega” iceberg releases 152 billion tons of fresh water into the ocean

When massive iceberg A68A broke away from its pack ice in July 2017, it was the sixth largest iceberg on record. Today, more than half has disappeared. A study published…

Massive ‘magical’ coral reef discovered deep below the surface in Tahiti’s ‘twilight zone’

Deep underwater, in the twilight zone of the ocean, just feet below the surface, is a community of bioluminescent fish, squid, octopus, and jellyfish. Off Tahiti, divers have discovered that…

Exxon outlines ‘net zero’ plan to reduce carbon emissions from its factories

ExxonMobil on Tuesday announced a plan to reduce carbon emissions from the company’s operations – an indication that the energy giant is nodding to climate pressure from investors and competitors,…

SpaceX launches 49 more Starlinks in rapid launch sequence

Maintaining a rapid launch pace, SpaceX launched its third Falcon 9 of the year on Tuesday, boosting 49 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit as the company continues to build…