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World's Biggest Wind Farm To Be Built Off The Coast Of The UK

The US may make big turbines, but the UK knows how to make lots of them: The world’s biggest wind farm is to be constructed just off the cost of England.


A Suspected Meteorite Has Killed A Man In India

An 11 gram object, believed to be a meteorite, has killed a 40 year old bus driver in Tamil Nadu, India.


The Impacts Of Climate Change Will Be Felt For 10,000 Years, Chilling Study Finds

If humans don’t stop burning fossil fuels soon, we’ll be paying for it for the next 10,000 years. That’s the conclusion of a perspective paper penned by nearly two dozen leading Earth scientists, which was published today in Nature Climate Change.


The World's Smallest Optical Switch Uses Just A Single Atom

Turning off a light just became a much smaller task. A team of researchers has developed the world’s smallest optical switch, which uses just a single atom to control the flow of light.


All The News You Missed Overnight: No More Military iRobots

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.


White House Wants $1.8 Billion To Fight Zika 

The White House is asking Congress for $US1.8 billion to combat the Zika virus, both within the United States and abroad. This request is a heartening sign that the Obama administration is taking Zika seriously. But don’t worry, it’s not a sign that the US is bracing itself for a local mass outbreak.


General Electric Will No Longer Make Fluorescent Lighbulbs

GE just announced that it no longer make or sell compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) lightbulbs in the US. The company will wind down the manufacturing of CFL bulbs over the course of the years, and it will begin to shift its focus on making the newest and most energy-efficient lightbulbs — LEDs.


When You Think Of Beautiful Things, Don't Forget Earth

Image cache: Scott Kelly posted up a stunning picture of Earth earlier this week, with a fitting caption: “When you think of beautiful things. Don’t forget Earth.”


We're Marvelling At These Incredible Pictures Of The Night Skies

Last week, we were blown away by a photograph from Mike Mezeul II depicting a storm over White Sands National Monument. We looked in a bit more on Mezeul’s portfolio and were amazed at what we saw.


New York's Nuclear Power Plant Is Leaking, But You Shouldn't Freak Out

Buchanan New York’s Indian Point Energy Center, a three-unit reactor power plant, reported yesterday afternoon that radioactive tritium has been detected in groundwater testing wells near the facility.


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