Tag Archives: large scale

Countries Developing Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

A central bank digital currency (CBDC) is a digital form of cash issued by a country’s central bank. Digital forms of money are already widely used today. When you swipe your debit or credit card instead of using cash, or when you get paid by direct deposit, the associated financial …

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High definition subsurface imaging with cosmic ray muons

Voice of editors is a blog from the AGU Publications Department. Many structures, processes, and movements of geophysical materials are hidden in plain sight, so imaging them can be difficult for scientists. A new technique, muography, allows scientists to visualize the internal composition of solid geological structures at high resolution. …

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Caltech files for permission to demolish the building and replace it with a new one – Pasadena Now

Caltech wants to demolish a one-story building on its campus at 1200 E. California Blvd. and build a new, three-story, 80,000 square foot university lab building in the same location, and is applying for a conditional use permit (CUP) from the city to make it happen. The proposed project would …

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Why air pollution is the greatest danger to public health in the world

One of the greatest plagues of our time is air pollution, due not only to its impact on climate change but also on public and individual health due to increasing morbidity and mortality rates. . Many pollutants have become major contributors to disease in humans. Among them are particles (PM), …

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Krishna’s Day Becomes An Atmosphere of Devotion | Ludhiana News

Ludhiana: The Krishna-Balram Rath Yatra was held on a large scale on Sunday and worshipers were full of enthusiasm throughout the course, which was decorated by various sponsors.However, the Covid-19 protocol was ignored, as large numbers of people gathered in one place and a large majority of them were without …

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When two plates slide on top of each other

Through Robert Hazen, Ph.D., George Mason University Tectonic plates are large chunks of the lithosphere – about 50 or 100 kilometers thick, but thousands of kilometers in diameter – and lithospheric plates are displaced when they straddle the asthenosphere, which is mobile and moving. Transformation boundaries are a kind of …

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November 2021: heard in outer space

Starlog 20983.XXI.B.332.41.C More than 4,500 extraterrestrial vessels recorded around Saturn, chatter captured, decryption … So, son, now you will understand why I brought you here on Cosmic Tours for your tenth birthday. Now what you are going to see and hear will make you laugh but it is not funny, …

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10 hot topics on ecology for the new generation

In more ways than one, the process of studying ecology began with the birth of the first humans. However, the process of doing so now continues to develop and evolve as we continue to apply technology to the execution of our ideas. Ecology is a structure that shows the levels …

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Jacobs Engineering: Understanding the Main Findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started publishing its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)on the drivers and potential impacts of climate change and the ways in which human societies may respond. The report highlights the scale of the challenge we face in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the …

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UW research suggests more complicated connection between plankton and clouds than originally thought The Badger Herald

While humans bear much of the responsibility for climate change, one entity much smaller than humans has more impact on the environmental crisis than most realize – marine plankton. For years, scientists have understood that plankton has an impact on cloud formation. According to a item of Daily science, marine …

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Search | Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mihye Ahn My research focuses on the development of a new methodology to solve statistical problems raised from neuroimaging data, including fMRI, MRIs, DTI and EEG. Generally, functional neuroimaging data are large in size both spatially and temporally. The analysis of these data includes various statistical topics: time series analysis, …

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Sustainable IOT thanks to the “less is more” approach

Dharmesh Goshalia. Connecting the world through dedicated communication devices and IOT networks is already a large, expansive and rapidly changing industry. With billions of connected devices around the world, you can imagine the importance and need for stable and reliable networks that cross borders and have an international footprint. However, …

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Researchers Studying Planetary Atmospheres Reveal New Information About Saturn-Like Exoplanet | NSF

Research News Researchers studying planets’ atmospheres reveal new information about Saturn-like exoplanet Atmospheric temperature and winds of the exoplanet are much higher than previous estimates A graphic of iron rain falling on the exoplanet WASP-76b October 19, 2021 A team of international researchers has discovered that the flaming exoplanet known …

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Sandstorm Cinematic Trailer For Consoles Shows The Atmosphere

Focus Entertainment and developer New World Interactive have released the Insurgency: Sandstorm cinematic trailer that promotes the game for its console release on September 29! Entitled “Boots on the Field” we can see exactly that, as the player’s perspective is presented in different levels and scenarios involving enemies. About the …

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Trace the points that led to the Amazon tipping point

Scientifically, it is indisputable that the Amazon is on the way to ceasing to become a tropical forest. The “lungs of the earth” which store some 200 billion tonnes of carbon now emit more carbon than they capture, accelerating climate change which is further damaging the forest. Mysterious forest soils …

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March? This is old news. Welcome to the decade of Venus

When it comes to exploring the solar system, the last few decades have undeniably been focused on visiting Mars. From sending rovers to its surface to making plans for possible crewed missions, the Red Planet holds an important place in our understanding of planetary science. But what about our other …

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Understanding the concept of ecocide

The recent proposal for a definition of ecocide by the Stop Ecocide Foundation to be included in the Rome Statute as the fifth main crime along with the crime of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression has sparked academic and political debate around the world. …

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Walhi calls on government to respect UNESCO’s concern over Komodo National Park

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – East Nusa Tenggara Indonesian Environment Forum (Walhi) Executive Director Umbu Wulang called on the government to respect UNESCO’s concern about the Komodo National Park development project. UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) had previously called for the island’s tourism development project to be stopped …

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The beauty of stone floors: types, textures and options for architecture

The beauty of stone floors: types, textures and options for architecture Mikveh Oh / arqhé studio. Image © Yoshihiro Koitani + Aby Helfon and Ramón Helfon Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/964775/the-beauty-of-stone-floors-types-textures-and-options-for-architecture The study of rocks allows us to understand the formation of our earth. Its …

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‘Miraculous’ mosquito hack cuts dengue fever by 77%

Just as mosquitoes and the diseases they carry plague tropical societies, exploiting the mosquito society’s own plague, Wolbachia bacteria, helps Indonesia fight dengue fever. Scientists creating an epidemic of Wolbachia among mosquitoes in Indonesia dropped dengue infection rates by 77%, opening new doors in the potential control of mosquito-borne epidemics. …

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Discovery of an arc of galaxies 3.3 billion light years away

An international team of astronomers from the United States and the United Kingdom discovered a giant, almost symmetrical arc of galaxies by observing absorption lines in the spectra of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) quasars . The Giant Arc: the gray outlines represent the Mg II absorbers, which indicate …

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Meet the bread chefs at Starter Bread

Every monday i hang out in a sleepy street in west burnside to open the world’s ugliest treasure chest, a plastic trash can hidden behind a metal door. Wait inside: bread wrapped in brown paper and labeled by hand. It’s heavy enough to inspire a few Iron moves on site. …

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Anthony Brian Watts receives the 2020 Maurice Ewing Medal

Quote Anthony Brian Watts Anthony “Tony” Watts, a distinguished marine geophysicist, has made a number of fundamental contributions to the study of the structure and evolution of the world’s ocean basins and their margins. His pioneering work on isostasis and bending of the oceanic lithosphere led to the explanation of …

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An urgent call to action from the Nobel Prize winners

Our Planet, Our Future is the title of the 2021 Nobel Prize Summit. As a follow-up to this summit, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine recently published Our Planet, Our Future: An Urgent Call for Action d / d April 29e, 2021. The opening paragraph of the Noble …

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Aemetis creates a carbon capture subsidiary for CO2 sequestration to further reduce the carbon intensity of dairy RNG and renewable fuels

California Central Valley is a facility of CO2Injection region supporting carbon sequestration projects for Aemetis Dairy RNG projects, ethanol plant and renewable jet / diesel plant under development CUPERTINO, CA, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), a renewable natural gas and renewable fuels …

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Why the stock of clean energy fuels soared in February

What happened Actions of Clean energy fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE) jumped 27.5% in February, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. After an increase of more than 50% earlier in the month, the stock corrected. Still, it was a remarkable move throughout the month. Clean Energy offers compressed natural gas …

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How to report credit card fraud

If you’ve recently been confronted with credit card fraud, you’re not alone. According to Federal Trade Commission, credit card fraud was the most common form of identity theft reported in 2019, with more than 271,000 reports of people whose current credit accounts have been compromised or new lines of credit …

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Tarin seeks support to boost economic recovery amid Covid-19

ISLAMABAD, April 28 (APP): Amid emerging signs of economic recovery, Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Wednesday called for support from development partners to boost economic recovery during the third wave of Covid-19, which, he said, was difficult. “The third wave of COVID-19 is particularly difficult and …

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Main repositories of MLOps tools on Github

MLOps was introduced to provide an end-to-end machine learning development process for designing, building, and managing reproducible, testable, and scalable ML-based software. MLOps have enabled organizations to collaborate across departments and speed up workflows, which typically hit the wall due to various production issues. In the next section, we present …

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Meteorite impacts may have triggered an ancient subduction

Meteorite impacts may have triggered an ancient subduction by Sarah Derouin Thursday February 15th, 2018 The frequent impacts of large meteorites during the Hadean Aeon may have caused temporary episodes of subduction and active plate tectonics on Earth. Credit: Conceptual Imagery Lab at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The Earth …

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5.1 Quake Rattles Atlantic; No threat of tsunami

The strong earthquake was located near the equator in the Atlantic Ocean. Image: USGS A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck a few moments ago under the central Atlantic Ocean; fortunately, there is no threat of a tsunami. The strong earthquake took place at an epicenter about 6 miles deep, located at …

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Designing livable cities for our future climate

Imagine looking up from your desktop at a mini monarch butterfly sanctuary. You walk the halls of the building where a cool breeze is sucked in from outside and stroll through the lush green park built on the roof of your metro station to bring the train home. An office …

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Face masks to bring the roads back to life

Australian researchers say they have shown that single-use disposable face masks can be used successfully in recycled concrete aggregate for paving roads. The new road building material is a mix of shredded used face masks and processed construction rubble developed at RMIT University. The mixture meets civil engineering safety standards, …

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Towards resilience in the face of extreme water-related events

© Elen33 Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospatial Sciences and Ms Elizabeth Zelenski, Staff Member, NSF Deputy Director’s Office for Geosciences, explain research on extreme water events that have profound implications for society Hurricanes, droughts, floods and hailstorms. These disastrous natural events are the flip …

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