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Dec 09, 2019
Why is the Sun’s atmosphere hotter than the surface? Parker probe's data likely to find outThe intensity of flipping magnetic field Parker observed near the sun could play a key role in solar wind & heating the corona.
Dec 04, 2019
Climate refugees: why we can’t yet predict where millions of displaced people will goWith global warming expected to produce millions of climate refugees, Individuals and organisations are scouting for ways to help them.
Sep 26, 2019
Sixteen children including Greta Thunberg file a UN complaint against 5 countries — here’s what it’ll achieveThe complaint alleges that the 5 countries recklessly perpetuated climate change, failing to take precautionary steps to uphold the rights of its children.
Jul 20, 2019
Can your mobile phone today power the Apollo 11 mission main computer from 1969?A basic calculator today is more powerful than the computer that landed a human on the moon.
Jun 05, 2019
World Environment Day 2019: Air pollution can have a clear bearing on how happy you areThe WHO estimates that around 7 million deaths are attributable to air pollution each year.
May 30, 2019
Food companies are funding nutrition research — here’s why you should be worriedThere is a concern that big corporations will use scientific studies as a PR exercise, changing the narrative on health.
Apr 22, 2019
Earth Day 2019: To solve the climate change crisis, we need a Global Deal for NatureWithout a plan, we will lose the wealth of species that have taken millions of years to evolve.
Apr 15, 2019
Was Game of Thrones about the horror of fossil fuels, climate change all along?Dreams & fantasy prompt us to reflect on matters we suppress, and Game of Thrones is a tale for our times.
Apr 10, 2019
Could rotating black holes be gentle portals for hyperspace travel in the future?Black holes are considered potential shortcuts through spacetime to cross cosmic distances.
Apr 04, 2019
Is the tide finally turning against anti-vax junk science? Online debate says yes!Since 2017, efforts of social media, NGOs, campaigns & advocacy has helped overcome anti-vax junk science.