In this article TSLA Christopher Lee and his 2021 Tesla Model Y Christopher T. Lee Last week, after paying for brand new Tesla electric cars, Southern California residents Tom Slattery, Christopher T. Lee and Clark Peterson told CNBC they were gobsmacked to find the company had charged them twice, taking tens of thousands of dollars
My work focuses on a side of Ireland that few visitors ever see: the temperate rainforest of Killarney National Park, a 10,200-hectare reserve near the southwest coast. The climate here — usually damp and, by Irish standards, relatively warm, with temperatures in autumn afternoons typically edging beyond 10 °C — creates ideal growing conditions for all
The CDC has now confirmed what we have hoped for: the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna are highly effective at preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection in real world conditions. It was known previously from clinical trials that these vaccines were effective at preventing symptomatic disease. What was not known was whether they prevented asymptomatic infection.
TAMPA, Fla. — Inmarsat is launching legal action over the Dutch government’s plan to auction 3.5 GHz spectrum, which the British satellite operator uses for maritime safety services. The London-based company said it will seek a judge’s ruling on the potential illegality of the plan to sell the spectrum to terrestrial 5G providers next year.
Many serious concerns have hung over the supply chains of global corporations for decades, ranging from human rights issues to lack of transparency about sourcing and other matters. In the jewelry industry, the issues have ranged from unsafe mining practices and child labor to money laundering through the supply chains themselves. The rise of conscious
Tesla is turning on the recruiting machine in Texas as it adds about 50 new jobs based out of Gigafactory Texas, including many jobs related to local battery cell production. The automaker has lot going on right now when it comes to adding production capacity. It has Gigafactory Berlin and Gigafactory Texas, two brand new
In this article AAPL 1810-HK GOOGL Xiaomi Launched the Mi 11 Ultra smartphone at an event on Monday, March 29. The Chinese smartphone giant is hoping the Mi 11 Ultra will help it push into the premium segment of the market. Xiaomi GUANGZHOU, China — Xiaomi launched a slew of new smartphones on Monday, with
A farmer in Ethiopia harvests teff, a cereal. Small farms tend to have more-diverse landscapes than do sprawling industrial operations. Credit: Andia/Universal Images Group/Getty Environmental sciences 29 March 2021 Small farms outdo big ones on biodiversity — and crop yields Large-scale farms account for most of the global food supply, but smallholdings protect species and
By: Hannah Pell Social Media Summary: What does a tiny, pokey animal have to do with condensed matter physics? The answer has to do with magnetism, thin films, and a very interesting particle called the skyrmion. Pictures are a helpful way to express abstract ideas. Whether through Gedanken experiments like the famous Schroedinger’s Cat or
When it comes back around again in 2068, the asteroid Apophis will have practically no chance of hitting Earth. In fact, the 370-meter (1,210-foot) chunk of space rock won’t pose any sort of danger for at least another century, leading to its removal from both the ESA’s Risk List, and NASA’s Sentry Impact Risk Table.
Earlier this month 40 finalists competed in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Within that group, four promising Latinx students showcased projects that took on some of the world’s larger problems. These young men and women have become an inspiration to a
White House statement: “The National Space Council will be renewed to assist the president in generating national space policies, strategies, and synchronizing America’s space activities.” WASHINGTON — In the wake of speculation that there would not be a National Space Council in the Biden administration, the White House confirmed March 29 that the council will
This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the entire report here. As the circular economy ramps up, we’ve seen impressive innovation in materials, products, models and processes — but innovation on how we treat people has been notably absent. However, as companies, cities and countries alike adopt a more
In this article BLK A sign for BlackRock Inc hangs above their building in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters Governments should be leading the global economy’s sustainable transformation, not markets, according to author and economist Ann Pettifor. Pettifor, author of “The Case for the Green New Deal,” told CNBC on Friday that a reliance
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on tackling climate change prior to signing executive actions as White House climate envoy John Kerry and Vice President Kamala Harris listen in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters President Joe Biden this week is set to unveil details of
In this article LSEG-GB AMZN Mike Kemp | In Pictures | Getty Images LONDON – Food delivery start-up Deliveroo has cut the price of its shares ahead of its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange. The Amazon-backed company announced Monday that it will now sell shares for £3.90 ($5.40) to £4.10 each instead
Ballet dancers and researchers alike need critical feedback to polish their performance.Credit: Javier Torres/AFP/Getty When I was 15, I was selected to dance a solo in my ballet school’s annual recital performance. I was ecstatic: this was the culmination of years of hard work. I memorized the dance my teacher had choreographed, and spent the
The center of the Milky Way is mysteriously glowing. Sure, there’s a whole bunch of stars there, along with a black hole 4 million times the mass of the Sun – but subtract the light from all that, and we’re still left with this mysterious excess gamma radiation that suffuses the region. It’s called the
Did you see the “Super Worm Moon?” By some definitions the first of four supermoons in 2021, the “Super Worm Moon” sparkled in the night sky on Sunday, delighting sky-watchers and photographers around the world. This picture taken on March 27, 2021 shows a view of the full “Worm Moon” rising at night over the
Since OneWeb came back from bankruptcy “we’ve been busy setting up engagements with the U.S. government,” said Dylan Browne. WASHINGTON — OneWeb plans to start offering broadband from space in the Arctic region this fall, a capability the company hopes will attract U.S. military and other national government customers. “Our focus now is Alaska and