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Earth and Space Weather News for May 18, 2013: Magnetic Storm in progress; Weekly Precipitation Anomaly May 5 to May 11; Global Topographic Map of Titan; A Scene of Ice and Fire: Pavlof Volcan
The latest drone to come out of development utilizes 3D-printed components to produce a first of its kind: independently flapping wings. So effective is its mimicry, that product developers documented Robo Raven being attacked by a real hawk in the above promo video from Maryland Robotics Center.
Earth and space weather news for May 17, 2013: Bright Explosion on the Moon; There was an M-flare last night that produced no significant CME, and another one this morning that will impact Earth moderately; How To Watch The Sun [FREE - No Rental, Donations Optional]
Our curiosity kills the cat in Schrödinger’s thought experiment. Wherever we look we are creating a quantum reality – bending matter with thought. The only system that is ruled by quantum mechanics is the material world. “There exist external observers which cannot be treated within quantum mechanics, namely human (and perhaps animal) minds, which perform measurements on the brain causing wave function collapse.”
It’s been exactly one hundred days since detainees at Guantanamo Bay camp started their hunger strike. The official number of inmates refusing food has been increasing on an almost daily basis – and has reached at least one hundred. Around thirty hunger-strikers are being subjected to force-feeding – a controversial tactic condemned by the UN and the international medical community as inhumane. And all those numbers are only likely to grow.
Ron Fournier, editorial director for the National Journal, tore into the White House in an appearance on MSNBC over the news that the Department of Justice had obtained two months of telephone records. Fournier called the move “chilling” and “unprecedented.” He added that he thinks President Barack Obama’s administration is trying to intimidate potential whistleblowers with the move.
3-Minute Earth and Space Weather News May 15, 2013: The X-Flare party continues as Active Region 11748 unleashed its 4th X-flare inside of 48 hours. At 01:47 UTC this morning peaking to X1.2 was reported from this active region which continues to grow in size.
A look back at the Hadfield’s time aboard the ISS, which he used to engage social media, educate the public and further scientific exploration. Hadfield received significant media exposure during his time on the ISS, and ended his time on the station by paying tribute to David Bowie with a rendition of “Space Oddity”.
Jon Stewart blasted President Barack Obama and his administration over the IRS’ admitted targeting of different conservative groups for extra scrutiny. Stewart also tore into the IRS for trying to issue only a simple apology after their disclosure.
Earth and Space Weather News for May 14, 2013: 3-major X-class solar flares unleashed by the Sun; A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Pagan region of the Northern Mariana Islands; The top weather story is the cyclone in the Bay of Bengal
The real lesson of Benghazi will not be learned because neither Republicans nor Democrats want to hear it. But it is our interventionist foreign policy and its unintended consequences that have created these problems, including the attack and murder of Ambassador Stevens. The disputed talking points and White House whitewashing are just a sideshow.
Conspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an apology. You were right. The players may be a little different, but your basic premise is correct: The world is a rigged game. We found this out in recent months, when a series of related corruption stories spilled out of the financial sector, suggesting the world’s largest banks may be fixing the prices of, well, just about everything.
Earlier today, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of the bio-tech giant Monsanto. In the case, Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman was being accused of seed infringement after he allegedly planted soybean seed without the company’s permission.
The sun unleashed a colossal Mother’s Day solar flare on Sunday (May 12) in what has become the most powerful solar eruption of the year. but was not Earth-facing (and therefore not dangerous); Global earthquake update from the USGS, with the largest being a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Alaska.; the cyclone in the Bay of Bengal reaches peak strength tonight. Most forecasts are predicting a direct impact to Bangladesh; deadly hailstorms continue in eastern India.