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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 TakePart.com looks…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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….


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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 –…


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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…


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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…


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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…