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January 2017

Massive fissure two-miles long has opened up in Arizona desert


The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) is monitoring a massive 2.0-mile (3.2 kilometers) long fissure that has opened up in the desert in Pinal County, between Casa Grande and Tucson, Arizona.

Source: Massive fissure two-miles long has opened up in Arizona desert

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Indian space agency plans to launch 103 satellites next month


For the Indian Space Agency Organization (ISRO), it’s not a matter of how many satellites they can launch at one time, but the cost-cutting measures used while maintaining the safety and integrity of the launch.

Source: Indian space agency plans to launch 103 satellites next month

Largest coal-fired power plant in western US may close this year


The largest coal-fired power plant in the western part of the U.S, – and one of the largest climate polluters in the nation – may close later this year, striking a symbolic blow to the future of the coal industry.

Source: Largest coal-fired power plant in western US may close this year

Op-Ed: Immigration ban unconstitutional – Angers the Tech community


Trump’s executive order on immigration sent shockwaves through the technology industry, with some leaders calling the order immoral, un-American, and unconstitutional.

Source: Op-Ed: Immigration ban unconstitutional – Angers the Tech community

Twitter is now the unofficial platform for rogue federal agencies


After the Trump administration placed restrictions on several federal agencies to keep them from communicating with the public, rogue versions of the agencies turned up on Twitter, in defiance of the President’s attempt to stifle the science community.

Source: Twitter is now the unofficial platform for rogue federal agencies

Museum’s ‘Arab Courier Attacked by Lions’ has a real human skull


A tableau featuring an Arab courier and his camel being attacked by lions has enthralled, intrigued, and sometimes repulsed generations of visitors who have come to the Carnegie Natural History Museum in Philadelphia. However, the piece hid a secret.

Source: Museum’s ‘Arab Courier Attacked by Lions’ has a real human skull

Geothermal energy — How we harness this energy source (Part 2)


In Part 1 of our look into the Earth’s heat energy as a renewable energy source, we discovered this heat has been used for millennia to bathe us and in creating mechanical power. Let’s look at the ways we are extracting this energy for electricity.

Source: Geothermal energy — How we harness this energy source (Part 2)

Feds override locals and approve gas compressor near Boston


Federal energy regulators signed off on a plan to build a natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, despite the overwhelming and vehement objections of residents, local officials and members of the congressional delegation.

Source: Feds override locals and approve gas compressor near Boston

WHO on ‘high alert’ over spread of bird flu to humans


The World Health Organization (WHO) is on “high alert” over the number of outbreaks of avian influenza in birds and poultry worldwide. There is real concern the virus could spread to humans, signaling the start of a flu pandemic.

Source: WHO on ‘high alert’ over spread of bird flu to humans

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