Sunday , February 24 2019
Home / Tag Archives: time

Tag Archives: time

Birth of a black hole or neutron star captured for first time

A Northwestern University-led international team is getting closer to understanding the mysteriously bright object that burst in the northern sky this summer. On June 17, the ATLAS survey’s twin telescopes in Hawaii found a spectacularly bright anomaly 200 million light years away in the Hercules constellation. Dubbed AT2018cow or “The ...

Read More »

At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling

Supported by At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling Image Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain delivering a statement outside 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.CreditCreditJack Taylor/Getty Images By Ellen Barry Nov. 15, 2018 LONDON — Theresa May rose to her feet before the British House of Commons on ...

Read More »

Space Photos of the Week: Hubble Sees Things a Long Time Ago

The Hubble Space Telescope is a time machine. Images like this reveal the earliest galaxies, because they gather light in the infrared range. Hubble is especially designed to look at that spectrum, and these dazzling galaxies were captured by the ‘scope in 2014. This particular photo combines infrared data, which ...

Read More »

Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time

Experts in the study of fungi are playing a bigger role in improving laundry detergents and, by extension, leading efforts to cut energy use. Two Novozymes employees, Sara Landvik, left, and Mikako Sasa, looking for mushrooms in Hareskoven Forest, near Copenhagen. The company studies enzymes that speed up chemical reactions ...

Read More »

Los Angeles Fire: Why Southern California Is Burning This Time

The Thomas Fire spread through the hills above Ventura, in the northern greater Los Angeles megalopolis, with the speed of a hurricane. Driven by 50 mph Santa Ana winds—bone-dry katabatic air moving at freeway speeds out of the Mojave desert—the fire transformed overnight from a 5,000-acre burn in a charming ...

Read More »