Science


Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea
- August 20, 2017

The U.S. and South Korea are scheduled to conduct military exercises on August 21, raising the possiility that tensions could rise again. Dunford also met with State Councillor Yang Jiechi and with Gen. "This is uncharacteristic of the normal safe behavior we see from the Chinese military", Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis said after the incident. In fact, The Associated Press learned last week that the Trump administration engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months ... (more...)
When and where to watch the solar eclipse When and where to watch the solar eclipse
- August 20, 2017

Monday and pitch us all into total darkness for a full one minute and 41 seconds. In a nation that is increasingly divided along political lines, some expressed hope that fascination for this spectacular phenomenon would offer people a chance to unite. (more...)
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: Here's everything you need to know TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: Here's everything you need to know
- August 20, 2017

The Mississippi Dept. of Transportation offers the following travel tips for the day of the eclipse . Worthey said the best places on campus to view the eclipse are on the lawn in front of Holland Library or at the Jewett Observatory. (more...)
Facts about the USA solar eclipse on August 21 Facts about the USA solar eclipse on August 21
- August 20, 2017

The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the continental US was about 40 years ago, on February 26, 1979. Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday's total solar eclipse , the first to span coast to USA coast in 99 years. (more...)
Making an eclipse viewer with a cereal box
- August 20, 2017

With a small (~ 3mm diameter) nail, push a hole through the foil. If you bought a pair of eclipse-viewing glasses or lenses, and you start having doubts about their safety certification or effectiveness, there is still a multitude of ways to still see the partial solar eclipse in our region. (more...)
Pueblo prof: Charlottesville a 'flashpoint' for removing Confederate statues Pueblo prof: Charlottesville a 'flashpoint' for removing Confederate statues
- August 20, 2017

He had suggested: " George Washington was a slave owner". "[I wonder] Is it George Washington next week?" He also tweeted "you can't change history, but you can learn from it", appearing to imply that keeping the statues up would be a reminder of the country's Civil War bloodshed and the scourge of slavery. (more...)
3-mile asteroid is the largest Earth-buzzing object NASA's ever seen 3-mile asteroid is the largest Earth-buzzing object NASA's ever seen
- August 19, 2017

If that doesn't sound impressive, consider its size: At 2.7 miles, Florence is the largest asteroid to pass Earth since NASA began tracking near-Earth asteroids. The resulting radar images will show the real size of Florence and also could reveal surface details as small as about 10 meters. Find us on Facebook too! Asteroid Florence, named after the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, has been classified as a potentially hazardous near-Earth object. (more...)
Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister
- August 19, 2017

Trump's praise for Kim's decision comes less than a week before the start of joint military drills between the US and South Korea. Trump says: "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile last month for the first time , and US intelligence agencies assess that Pyongyang can build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop a long-range missile, although it's not clear if it can target USA cities. (more...)
Kim is unlikely to give up weapons -- John Baumann Kim is unlikely to give up weapons -- John Baumann
- August 19, 2017

According to North Korean state news agency KCNA , Kim was briefed on his country's plan to launch a missile toward Guam , the Pacific island that is home to several USA military bases. The KAOC, at the US Forces Korea's Osan Air Base, commands and controls the allies' joint air and space operations during wartime and is also in charge of directing missile operations by all branches of the military. (more...)
Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff
- August 19, 2017

He said: " The most important task at hand is for the USA and North Korea to " hit the brakes " on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and prevent the emergence of an "August crisis". (more...)
Eclipse could impact solar energy production Eclipse could impact solar energy production
- August 19, 2017

Power bulls could meanwhile enjoy a rally in wholesale electricity prices due to solar's sudden slide. The eclipse will have a predictable and manageable impact on the nation's solar production. CESA wants Californians to know the state's energy storage capabilities will help to allow its grid to weather the eclipse just fine, including resolving the high ramp rates experts suggest will hit the state on Monday. (more...)
NASA launches satellite to relay data from Hubble, ISS and other spacecraft NASA launches satellite to relay data from Hubble, ISS and other spacecraft
- August 19, 2017

The role of these geosynchronous spacecraft is to provide data back to Earth from the Hubble space telescope, the International Space Station, and a range of other spacecraft set out on exploratory missions in relatively close proximity to Earth. (more...)
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will come out in January 2018 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will come out in January 2018
- August 19, 2017

The game also brings back the Dissidia series' unique "bravery combat system", alongside unparalleled visuals and seamless gameplay. Square Enix also revealed details on the Steelbook version as well as the " Ultimate Collector's Edition ". (more...)
Ultra Beasts Coming to Pokémon TCG in New Trailer Ultra Beasts Coming to Pokémon TCG in New Trailer
- August 19, 2017

The Pokemon Company has revealed new details of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon , including a hint at its story, a new Z-Ring type, and a new Dual Edition of the game. This powerful attack deals damage to both opponent Pokemon in Double Battles and increases each of Kommo-o's stats. All the new clothes available in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon . (more...)
Stifel: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Remains A Top Pick Stifel: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Remains A Top Pick
- August 19, 2017

The Martin Investment Management Llc holds 157,015 shares with $14.17 million value, down from 197,601 last quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new position in shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited during the first quarter worth $107,000. (more...)
New Yorker Cover: Trump Using KKK Hood As Boat Sail New Yorker Cover: Trump Using KKK Hood As Boat Sail
- August 18, 2017

He instead blamed " many sides" for the violence that culminated in the death of civil-rights activist Heather Heyer when a motorist associated with the white-supremacist groups drove a vehicle into the counter-protest on Saturday. He described the instantly recognisable KKK hood as "a gift in graphic terms". The cover story in the issue leads with a headline , "Hate in America". (more...)
Google rolls Android Instant Apps to 500 million devices Google rolls Android Instant Apps to 500 million devices
- August 18, 2017

After a series of Developer Previews , Google is now aiming to bring the newest Android dessert to the public with an official unveiling event scheduled for August 21st. The file name is what a video editor - or whoever produced the video - would name the video when they export and save it onto their computer after editing, and before uploading it onto the Google+ post . (more...)
Faulty and Overheating: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled Faulty and Overheating: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Recalled
- August 18, 2017

Basically, it could be bad news. According to a leaflet, as shared on GSMArena , the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be featuring a 6.3 inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display while it confirms also the IP68 certification. Before you start worrying, you should know there have been no fires or explosions, and your Galaxy Note 4 is probably fine. The Galaxy Note 4 was released in October 2014 and is an older model than the Galaxy Note 7 , which was recalled in a much larger incident a year ago ... (more...)
Solar eclipse: The latest weather forecast for Staten Island Solar eclipse: The latest weather forecast for Staten Island
- August 18, 2017

Don't view the eclipse without ISO-approved glasses. The MSEPS also offers some safety tips for watching the eclipse: " Never look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope, binoculars or other similar devices". (more...)
Statues Honoring Racist Confederate Traitors Are 'Beautiful' - Removing Them Ripping Apart America Statues Honoring Racist Confederate Traitors Are 'Beautiful' - Removing Them Ripping Apart America
- August 18, 2017

The president expressed his disappointment after six states announced they were taking down Confederate statues and monuments following violent racial protests in Charlottesville, VA, that left one woman dead and more than 30 injured. In the time since Roof carried out his grisly crimes, at least 60 monuments have been removed or renamed, the Southern Poverty Law Center, that tracks hate crimes, said in April. (more...)

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