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By: Lisa Zyga (Phys.org)—The laws of thermodynamics are best known for dealing with energy in the context of physics, but a new study suggests the same concepts could help improve economic growth models by accounting for energy in the economic … Continue reading
YouTube/Channel 4 News: The polar vortex has been causing hazardous weather conditions across the North Eastern United States. But what is a ‘Polar Vortex’ our weather presenter Liam Dutton explains.
A malfunctioning cooling pump was removed in the first of a multiple space walk repair mission for ISS astronauts. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins completed Spacewalk #1 on Dec. 21, 2013. Read more here.
YouTube/NASA Goddard: These images from NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory and the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory show Comet ISON growing dim as it made the journey around the sun. The comet was not visible at all in NASA’s Solar … Continue reading
YouTube/GlobalLeaks: Europe’s most active volcano, mount Etna, erupted once again Sunday showering rocks and ash onto nearby towns. Fortunately the eruption was not significant enough to force evacuations. Etna’s last major eruption occurred in 1992. YouTube/Channel 4 News: The Indonesian … Continue reading