Month: February 2019

This post is in direct response to a Tweet that I received this morning. The Tweet was in response to a graphic showing relative contributions to Earth’s radiative (heating or cooling) system. In that well-understood chart within the climate science community (this link), greenhouse gases are shown to be the dominant radiative forcing mechanism for
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WASHINGTON — As an Israeli-built lunar lander makes its first post-launch maneuvers, a Japanese company announced new partnerships in its plans to mount missions to the moon. SpaceIL announced Feb. 24 that its Beresheet lander performed its first maneuver since being placed into a supersynchronous transfer orbit by a Falcon 9 Feb. 21. The 30-second
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Arizona 7th District State Rep. Nancy Barto, R-Phoenix, is sponsoring three bills that could further decrease vaccination rates in Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Raising Arizona is a fictional movie. Raising Arizona vaccination rates is something that’s needed for real. So what then do you think the Arizona state legislature should do? Before you answer that
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In a memo to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin designated Kennedy as his choice to become the first director of the Space Development Agency. WASHINGTON — Fred Kennedy, head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Tactical Technology Office, has been selected to serve as the
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