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What Americans Really Think About Climate Change – The Atlantic

What Americans Really Think About Climate Change – The Atlantic

I went to the March for Science and the signs are troubling – CNET

I went to the March for Science and the signs are troubling – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image It’s baseball season. Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Donald Trump has shown how tiny soundbites can turn into earfuls. The truth just doesn’t cut it anymore. You have to have short, memorable phrases that stir emotions and make excellent Twitter hashtags. […]

Why whale and boat collisions may be more common than we thought – USA TODAY

In this undated photo provided by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation a humpback whale bears injuries and wounds consistent with vessel strikes.(Photo: Skyler Suhrer, Whale and Dolphin Conservation) A new study suggests that nearly 15% of the protected humpback whales that come to feed every spring in the southern Gulf of Maine have been struck […]

The Latest: Science rallies around the world draw thousands – Boston Herald

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the March for Science, with events around the world intended to promote the understanding of science and defend science from attacks such as proposed U.S. government budget cuts (all times EDT): 2:31 p.m. Kathryn Oakes Hall pinned a sign to the back of her T-shirt as she made her way […]

‘We need to be out here': Thousands march in downtown LA to support science in the Trump era – Los Angeles Times

Thousands of scientists, students and activists gathered Saturday in downtown Los Angeles for the March for Science, one of more than 500 such events being held around the world. After a rally in Pershing Square, the march began at 11 a.m. with participants walking about seven blocks to City Hall, where several speakers were to […]

You Can Still Catch an Earth Day Meteor Shower – Space.com

Top off your Earth Day celebrations tonight (April 22) by watching a parade of falling stars: The Lyrid meteor shower peaked this morning about 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), but the display will continue tonight, according to NASA. The Lyrids appear every year around April 20 as Earth passes through the orbital […]

Today’s Earth Day Google Doodle reminds us to take care of the best planet in the Solar System – The Verge

As a space reporter, I spend a significant portion of my time thinking about how to escape Earth and what lies beyond this tiny world of ours. But exciting as it is to dream of walking on other planets, one thing is clear: Earth is by far the best one to live on. Or at […]

Cosmic Speck: See Earth Through Saturn’s Rings in Amazing Cassini Photo – Space.com

The Cassini spacecraft spotted Earth as a bright speck (and the moon as a smaller speck) between Saturn’s broad rings as the craft prepares for its final dive into the ringed planet’s atmosphere. Cassini was 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) from Earth the night of April 12-13 when it snapped this […]

March for Science: Can political activism and science coexist? – Christian Science Monitor

April 21, 2017 —Jenny Tam spent much of her life avoiding politics. She grew up in a small town in Arkansas, as the child of Chinese immigrants who had seen the dangers of political backlash, and she always tried to stay nonpolitical. All that changed for Dr. Tam, now an immunologist and biophysicist at Massachusetts […]

Cosmic Speck: See Earth Through Saturn’s Rings in Amazing Cassini Photo – Space.com

The Cassini spacecraft spotted Earth as a bright speck (and the moon as a smaller speck) between Saturn’s broad rings as the craft prepares for its final dive into the ringed planet’s atmosphere. Cassini was 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) from Earth the night of April 12-13 when it snapped this […]

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