Ozone-depleting substances are continuing to decrease more than three decades after a major international agreement phased out their production, according to a recently released UN-backed report. We’ll need to wait a few decades before raising the ‘Mission Accomplished’ banner. Knowing it’ll take unprecedented levels of social change to combat global warming, the report even provides
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Demis Hassabis, chief executive officer and co-founder of DeepMind Technologies Ltd. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Demis Hassabis, the CEO of Google DeepMind, has revealed how tough life was while running his previous company, Elixir Studios, in a candid podcast with entrepreneur Rohan Silva and BBC journalist Kamal Ahmed. Hassabis, a genius who raced through school and had to defer
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To receive FIRST UP Satcom, a weekly SpaceNews newsletter for satellite and telecom professionals, sign up here. TOP STORIES Last night’s Soyuz launch completed not one, but two constellations. The Arianespace launch of Eumetsat’s Metop-C satellite completed the agency’s polar fleet of three satellites and carried a ship-tracking sensor for Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), a subsidiary of
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Modern technologies, such as autonomous drones, are being developed to track critically endangered parrots as they scatter widely over challenging terrain A Critically Endangered swift parrot, Lathamus discolor, feeds on gum tree blossoms.(Credit: Lizardstomp, CC BY-NC-SA. NOTE: this image has been altered from the original: it has been cropped.)Lizardstomp via a Creative Commons license As
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