D-Wave seems to have successfully sold another one of their machines to Google. They are now placing that machine down at NASA-Ames as part of an AI research group. Scott Aaronson, a researcher in quantum computing, has long been a skeptic of D-Wave. Show More Summary
Wednesday, May 15th Se-Yi-Chn J-45 and his mom Samish J-14...we've waited and anticipated for a long time now...today was the 73rd day since we last heard from J Pod on the west side of San Juan Island...and today became the 1st dayShow More Summary
Just remember. You have nothing to hide, right?
Wrapping up our busy week here at the hospital, last Monday on May 13th, our 25th rehab patient was admitted to the hospital. A 112 lb sub adult loggerhead, named Sapphire, was found floating by Capt. Kerry Wingo and his … Continue reading ?
Time Remaining to Take Action: Protect the Bering Sea’s Grand Canyons Background In 2007, Greenpeace launched a groundbreaking expedition to explore the two largest underwater canyons in the world, in the heart of the Bering Sea. It was the first time manned submersibles ever entered these canyons and human eyes gazed directly upon their [...]
Again and again. Do you have to take a stupid pill every day to be a reporter? Or are reporters like this one speaking down to their audience. Either way, it’s shocking.
Several environmental advocacy groups are asking the US State Department to launch an investigation over the State Department’s handling of the Keystone XL review. This is a bit nuanced but important, and I want to make clear what is going on here. Normally, environmental impact assessments are done by private contractors ultimately hired by the…
The systematics of Late Jurassic tyrannosauroid theropods from Europe and North America Authors: 1. Stephen L. Brusatte (a,b,c) 2. Roger B.J. Benson (d,e,f) Affiliations: a. Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY, 10024, USA b. Show More Summary
Hahaha Ha. This is about solar energy being repressed by energy interests in Arizona.
Alternative interpretations of some earliest Ediacaran fossils from ChinaAuthors:1. Heyo Van Iten (a)2. Juliana De M. Leme (b)3. Antonio C. Marques (c)4. Marcello G. Simões (d)Affiliations:a. Department of Geology, Hanover College, Hanover, IN 47243, USAb. Show More Summary
New material and reinterpretation of the Late Cretaceous eutherian mammal Paranyctoides from UzbekistanAuthors:1. Alexander O. Averianov (a)2. J. David Archibald (b)Affiliations:a. Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. Show More Summary
Juvenile-only clusters and behaviour of the Early Cretaceous dinosaur PsittacosaurusAuthors:1. Qi Zhao (a,b)2. Michael J. Benton (a)3. Xing Xu (b)4. Martin J. Sander (c)Affiliations:a. School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK ab. Show More Summary
You might be interested in the latest Skeptically Speaking podcast: This week, Skeptically Speaking looks to the stars that light up the night sky, and fuse hydrogen and helium into the elements that make life possible. Science writer Jennifer Ouellette examines the possible evidence of ancient supernovae in bacterial fossils. Astrophysicist Ethan Siegel explains the…
Stocks of fish like this Caribbean grouper are on the road to recovery from overfishing with the adoption of responsible fishing practices and scientific recommendations on fishing quotas. Last week, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released its annual report detailing progress toward ending overfishing and recovering overfished stocks. Show More Summary
An ankylosaurid dinosaur from Mongolia with in situ armour and keratinous scale impressions Authors: 1. Victoria M. Arbour (a) 2. Nicolai L Lech?Hernes (b) 3. Tom E Guldberg (c) 4. Jørn H Hurum (d) 5. Phillip J Currie (a) Affiliations: a. Show More Summary
RECONNAISSANCE OF THE HR 8799 EXOSOLAR SYSTEM. I. NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPYAuthors:1. B. R. Oppenheimer (a) 2. C. Baranec (b) 3. C. Beichman (a,c) 4. D. Brenner (a) 5. R. Burruss (d) 6. E. Cady (d) 7. J. R. Crepp (e,m) 8. R. Dekany (b)9. Show More Summary
Apparently that is a thing: NEW YORK and COLORADO SPRINGS, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Over half of sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investment industry professionals say that retail investors (65 percent) and institutional investors (53 percent) are currently expressing interest in fossil fuel-free portfolios in the face of growing signs of climate change, according to…
The Endangered Species Act protects endangered and critically endangered creatures like this loggerhead sea turtle. Still, there is much work to be done. May 17 th is the day to show your love for endangered sea turtles, whales, dolphins, and all sorts of marine creatures. Show More Summary
Thursday, May 16th...funny how the events of yesterday become the opposite today...when whales were seen near Tsawwassen ferry terminal and coming down this morning, it was thought to be J pod, but instead they morphed into Transients!...out...Show More Summary