Earth & Space News March 27, 2015: Space weather – plasma filament’s are top eruption threat; Earthquake watch; Ash Erupts From Mexico’s Colima Volcano; Asteroid ‘2014-YB35’ Poses No Danger; GOP wants [NO] new GMO food labels; DARK Act Blocks States From Mandating GMO Labeling; Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis; Global weather
Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population. Scientists reached the conclusion after showing that almost every man alive can trace his origins to one common male ancestor who lived about 250,000 years ago. The discovery that so-called “genetic Adam”, lived about 100,000 years more recently than previously understood suggests that humans must have been genetically diverging at a more rapid rate than thought.
It appears that the Germanwings co-pilot crashed the plane deliberately, killing 150 people on board. The co-pilot wouldn’t let the captain inside the cabin, with the “intension to destroy” the jet, the French prosecutor said at a press conference.
At this year’s South by Southwest music and film festival in Austin, Texas, a group of teenage musicians from a slum in Paraguay made music and touched hearts with instruments made of trash. Their story is told in a documentary film, Landfill Harmonic, which also played at the film festival and won an audience response award.
Earth & Space News March 26, 2015: Moon shadow during sun eclipse (Best Eclipse Video); Meteor over Halifax, Nova Scotia on March 24, 2015; Bus washes away after collapsing in sinkhole; Space weather; Earthquake watch; Behind the dogmas of good old hydrodynamics; Ancient Martian lake system records two water-related events; Global weather
Earth & Space News March 25, 2015: Space weather – solar tornadoes, back-side solar eruption; Landmark study proves that magnets can control heat and sound; Colima volcano erupts; Global weather
Industrial robots could have a huge impact on the manufacturing industry and some of its workers, according to a new study by two economics professors, Georg Graetz from Uppsala University and Guy Michaels from the London School of Economics. The study measured the use of industrial robots and how it has changed from 1993-2007 to find that industrial robots increase labor productivity, total factor productivity, and wages. Could this reduce the employment of low and middle skilled workers?
Earth & Space News March 24, 2015: Space weather; Earthquake watch; NASA Satellites Catch ‘Growth Spurt’ from Newborn Protostar; The Rise and Fall of Italy; Wandering Jupiter accounts for our unusual solar system;Welcome to the tropics: Bogota, Columbia covered in 24 inches of snow; Global weather – severe storm alert
A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting troops, machines and even spacecraft in Star Wars and Star Trek, the design — named “Method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc” — uses energy to deflect potential damage.
Scientists at Harvard University are one step closer to bringing Woolly mammoths back to life, after successfully inserting some sequences of mammoth DNA into an elephant genome. The study is yet to be published, though, as there is still work to do.
Earth & Space News March 23, 2015: Space weather – filament eruption, sun spots, coronal holes; Another magnetic storm this morning; Earthquake watch – Magnitude-6.4 Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; Radioactive maxi pads; Mysterious sleeping illness; GMO Science Deniers: Monsanto and the USDA; Oprah, who is pro organic and pro GMO labeling, runs a Monsanto ad in O Magazine; Global weather
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Were the Apollo moon landings faked by the government to gain political advantage at a time when it was not technologically possible to land a man on the moon then bring him home safely? Many alternative researchers and skeptics of government and cultural narratives have put together a substantial and rather captivating case that the moon landings were faked with the help of emerging television and film technologies.