8 Maps To Change The Way You Look at Africa & The World

Source – Take Part (8 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At The World)  This collection of world maps published here at looks…


Game Theory @ Tipping Point of Climate Change. Who Wins?

“When the uncertainty is small, however, societies are much more likely to coordinate efforts and avoid the tipping point.” Source –Game Theory: Tipping Climate…


Malaysian Govt Invests $27M in Bezos Backed “General Fusion” of Canada

The Malaysian government invested ($27M) in General Fusion, the largest fusion energy program in Canada. General Fusion was established in 2002 to create power from nuclear fusion which…


IBM Helps Preserve Germany’s 40 PETABYTE Climate Data Archive

It is the largest trove of climate data in the world. Source – Scientific Computing  IBM will run a 40-petabyte robotic tape library to archive climate simulation…


Elon Musk on Tesla Home Battery: Space-Based Solar Power is Unnecessary

Elon Musk lays out how much land surface area and battery volume is required to power the United States, and it’s smaller than it…


China (Not US) Leads Solar Revolution w/ 5.04 GW Installed in Q12015

China installed 5.04 GW of solar capacity in the first quarter of 2015 which is close to the 6.20 GW the US installed in 2014….


Nuclear Non-Proliferation: What to Expect in 2015?

“They are trying to assess if the treaty is still sound..Most experts expect this conference to be a failure.” – Adam Mount Source –…


Happy Earth Day Caltech! “Element 19″ (Potassium) Instead of Precious Metals for Silicone-Containing Organics

“An abundant and inexpensive potassium-based material that looks like ordinary table salt can be used as a catalyst for one of the most studied chemical…


UN: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The World’s Population

#6 – By the end of the century, the world’s population might be as high as 17 billion or as low as 7 billion Source…


The Data Behind The Doomsday Clock: Nuclear, Climate, or Robots In 2015?

New “Doomsday Dashboard” provides science behind the clock for the first time. Source – The Bulletin    Doomsday Dashboard  The Bulletin of the Atomic…