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Los Angeles Braces For Worst Of Storm: Heavy Rain, Winds 45-50 MPH, “Extensive Street Flooding” Possible

Spring 2023 in Southern California looks a lot like winter 2023 in Southern California. The second day of spring in and around Los Angeles brought another in a seemingly endless stream of atmospheric river events and about an inch of rain to most of the region, with more to come…

UN to World: The Climate Emergency Is No Longer Emerging, It's Here

We have run out of time for a green transformation. We need a green revolution.

8 dolphins die after beaching in Sea Isle City

SEA ISLE CITY — Eight dolphins beached Tuesday near 52nd Street.

Kentucky floodwaters receded six months ago. For many, the crisis goes on.

Months after the floods, some are living in state parks and debris hangs in trees. As more Americans are displaced from climate disasters, Kentucky shows the added difficulties when they strike in rural areas.

Global water crisis could 'spiral out of control' due to overconsumption and climate change, UN report warns | CNN

The world is facing a looming global water crisis that threatens to "spiral out of control" as increased demand for water and the intensifying impacts of the climate crisis put huge pressure on water resources, a UN report has warned.

Meet the 'methane man' with a mission: Using microbes to eat up the greenhouse gas

Josh Silverman has worked with methane and specifically methane-eating microbes for years, and now he wants to leverage these microbes for climate good.

6 dolphins euthanized shortly after 2 others died in mass stranding at N.J. beach

All eight dolphins have been transported to a state lab so necropsies can be performed to find out how they died, officials said.

UN: 26% of world lacks clean drinking water, 46% sanitation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report launched Tuesday on the eve of the first major U.N. conference on water in over 45 years says 26% of the world’s population doesn’t have access to safe drinking water and 46% lack access to basic sanitation.

Major registries in the carbon offset market are allowing dubious credits, report says

A group of researchers studied nearly 300 carbon offset projects across the world that comprise 11% of all carbon offset credits to date.

Comment: With climate alarm bells ringing, we need to drastically expand carbon markets

The impact and role of voluntary carbon markets in meeting climate targets is the subject of a rigorous public debate.

1 in 4 people around the world lack clean drinking water, the U.N. says

The U.N. World Water Development Report 2023 painted a stark picture of the huge gap that needs to be filled to meet U.N. goals to ensure all people have access to clean water and sanitation by 2030.

UN warns 'vampiric' water use leading to 'imminent' global crisis

Humanity's "lifeblood" -- water -- is increasingly at risk around the world due to "vampiric overconsumption and overdevelopment," the UN warned in a report, published hours ahead of a major summit on…

Climate damage is getting bad - fast. But there's still room for hope. Here's why | Opinion - Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Changes aren’t happening fast enough, and the window for a smooth transition is closing fast.

Mountain Lion Attacks A Couple Relaxing In Hot Tub While On Vacation

While enjoying the hot tub, the man said that the felt something grip the top of his head.

James Island home demolished to serve as mitigation site

A vacant James Island lot is getting a makeover that will benefit not only neighborhood properties flooding during rainstorms but add vegetation to the site.

UN water summit: United Nations sama warning against di world for dia 'vampire' kain use of water - BBC News Pidgin

One United Nations report don sama warning about global water crisis and "risk" of shortages sake of overconsumption and climate change.

A look back at Tulare Lake: Archive footage shows drastic changes over decades

A home movie from 1942 captured the return of Tulare Lake when it was revived by heavy runoff from the Sierra.

Los Angeles Braces For Worst Of Storm: Heavy Rain, Winds 45-50 MPH, “Extensive Street Flooding” Possible

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for most of Los Angeles with "extensive street flooding and flooding of creeks and rivers are possible."

UN warns against 'vampiric' global water use

A new report warning of "endemic" water scarcity is released ahead of a three-day water summit.

'Vampiric' water use leading to 'imminent' global crisis, UN warns

Humanity's "lifeblood" -- water -- is increasingly at risk around the world due to "vampiric overconsumption and overdevelopment," the UN warned in a report, published hours ahead of a major summit on the issue was set to begin Wednesday.The world is "blindly travelling a dangerous path" as "unsustainable water use,…

Weather tracker: sea surface temperatures hit record high

Analysis shows record occurred after La Niña period, when temperatures across central and eastern Pacific tend to be cooler

World-record ocean temperatures will influence your forecast, Canada - The Weather Network

How did this happen in the winter? The oceans are big, comprising about 70 per cent of the entire surface area of the Earth. That’s clue number 1.

Ghost lake set to reappear as California hit again by rain

A lake that dried up 80 years ago looked set on Tuesday to reappear, as monster rainfall accumulated over California's wet winter season overwhelms the state's rivers.In California's Central Valley, authorities issued evacuation orders for residents of communities in Tulare County, where a lake that dried up around World War…

Mountain lion attacks couple vacationing in hot tub

A mountain lion clawed at a man’s head while he and a woman were relaxing in an in-ground hot tub.

Va. citizens group sues to halt Beltway toll lanes project over environmental concerns

Residents living near a construction project to extend toll lanes on the Beltway have filed a lawsuit after they say there were major changes to the project.

Number of city dwellers lacking safe water to double by 2050

UN report predicts water demand will increase by 80% as crisis threatens to get out of control

The UN’s Disturbing New Climate Report Is a Call to Battle

Every bit of oil kept in the ground counts.

Analysis | California’s Terrible Deluge Hides a Silver Lining

Its major reservoirs are filling up, promising to support the electricity grid during the state’s summer blackout season.

Ghost lake set to reappear as California hit again by rain

A lake that dried up 80 years ago looked set on Tuesday to reappear, as monster rainfall accumulated over California's wet winter season overwhelms the state's rivers.

Multiple injured dolphins wash ashore in Cape May County

Overhead video shows multiple dolphins on the beach covered by wet wraps by first responders.

Even more rain? Yes. Here's how to prepare

Southern California is getting soaked again this week. Here's how to prepare for potential power outages, heavy rains, evacuations, flooding and other dangerous conditions.

Spring brings more snow to California as 12th atmospheric river hurtles toward state

Hurricane-force wind gusts and more wintry weather is expected as flood watches issued for vast swaths of the region

Snowpack rising: Good water news for now, but Lake Mead unlikely to see a difference

Snow is forecast every day this week in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, and snowpack levels have climbed to nearly 150% as warmer spring temperatures near.

The EPA wants to limit how much soot you breathe. Here’s what it mean…

Federal limits on particulate matter commonly known as soot could mean cleaner, safer air for Texans. But environmental experts worry Texas may snub rules.

Analysis: Latest IPCC report confirms climate change is worsening, but we have the tools to combat it

A child born now is likely to suffer, on average, three to four times as many climate extreme events in their lifetime as their grandparents did.

Mountain lion attacks man from behind while he and his wife relaxed in hot tub

A man was attacked from behind by a mountain lion and suffered wounds to his head while he and his wife were relaxing in an in-ground hot tub. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday night when the couple alerted Colorado Parks and Wildlife that the man had…

‘Fighting this clear into June.’ Epic snowpack means flooding problems are only beginning

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which operates Pine Flat Dam, started flood releases from the dam on Monday.

8 dolphins dead after washing ashore on New Jersey beaches

A pod of eight dolphins died after being stranded on beaches in New Jersey on Tuesday, according to an animal rescue and rehabilitation center.

8 dolphins dead after mass stranding event in Sea Isle City, New Jersey

"The decision was made to humanely euthanize the dolphins to prevent further suffering," the Marine Mammal Stranding Center said.

‘Cancer alley’ residents say they are victims of environmental racism in new lawsuit

Residents of an area of Louisiana that has become known as “cancer alley” due to the prominence of pollution coming from industry there are alleging that they are the victims of environmental racis…

Residents sue St. James Parish to halt chemical plants

Residents in St. James Parish are suing local officials over what they call racist land-use decisions that have concentrated chemical plants in Black communities.

Residents of Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ unveil lawsuit against local officials

Residents accuse St James parish officials of civil rights and religious liberty violations by approving petrochemical plants

Amid soaking storms, California turns to farmland to funnel water into depleted aquifers

In parts of California's Central Valley, farmlands are being used to soak up storm water and replenish depleted groundwater.

Mountain lion attacks Colorado man sitting in hot tub

It was a lucky near-miss for a man who had an unnervingly close call with a mountain lion over the weekend.

Quantum Computers Are A Security Threat Before They Even Exist | Digg

Even though encryption-breaking quantum computers aren't operational yet, the "secure" data we have today is still at risk.

Perhaps The Most Disruptive Technology In History Is Coming And It’s Expected To Change Everything. Businesses And Marketers Need To Get Quantum Ready.

We are entering the "second quantum revolution" and marketers need to begin to understand its future implications.

Nvidia's Homegrown CPU Finds Use in Quantum Simulation

Nvidia's homegrown combined CPU and GPU offering, called Grace Hopper, has been slow out of the gate, but the chipmaker is finding a new use for it in simulating quantum computing. The Grace Hopper chip is being used alongside Quantum Machines' quantum hardware to facilitate quantum-classical computing.

The quantum revolution: ‘Spooky action’

The weird physics of quantum computers

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Create Wormholes For Transportation Across Space

We’ve all seen sci-fi movies that show people travelling across deep space at a moment’s notice. Usually, those spaceships make...

Physicists Detect Subatomic Neutrinos Made by a Particle Collider for the First Time

Discovery promises to help physicists understand nature of universe’s most abundant particle. In a scientific first, a team led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has detected neutrinos created by a particle collider. The discovery promises to deepen scientists’ understan

Semiconductor lattice marries electrons and magnetic moments | Cornell Chronicle

A model system created by stacking a pair of monolayer semiconductors is giving physicists a simpler way to study confounding quantum behavior.

Research team finds indirect evidence for existence of dark matter surrounding black holes

Dark matter does not emit or reflect light, nor does it interact with electromagnetic forces, making it exceptionally difficult to detect. Nevertheless, a research team from The Education University of ...

Scientists find a common thread linking subatomic color glass condensate and massive black holes

Physicists have discovered a remarkable correspondence between dense states of gluons—the gluelike carriers of the strong nuclear force within atomic nuclei—and enormous black holes in the cosmos.

Earth's Early Oxygen May Have Come From Rocks

We can't really understand life on Earth without geology.

'Nickelback' peptide may have kickstarted life on Earth, scientists say

Life on Earth may have had a rockin' start, according to scientists who say a simple peptide known as 'Nickelback' could have sparked life on the planet.

Oxygen on early Earth may have come from quartz crushed by earthquakes | New Scientist

Billions of years ago, crushed quartz reacting with water could have created the conditions needed for the evolution of the photosynthetic microbes responsible for most of the oxygen now in Earth’s atmosphere

Visualization of electron dynamics on liquid helium for the first time

An international team led by Lancaster University has discovered how electrons can slither rapidly to-and-fro across a quantum surface when driven by external forces.

Semiconductor lattice marries electrons and magnetic moments

A model system created by stacking a pair of monolayer semiconductors is giving physicists a simpler way to study confounding quantum behavior, from heavy fermions to exotic quantum phase transitions.

Nvidia positions for quantum computing with new products

Nvidia Corp , the computing company powering the bulk of artificial intelligence, is positioning itself as a key player in quantum computing with the launch of new software and hardware.

New possibilities in the theoretical prediction of particle interactions

How does the world look like at the smallest scales? This is a question scientists are trying to answer in particle collider experiments like the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland. To compare ...

Lab experiments suggest oxygen in early Earth's atmosphere may have come from rocks

A team of geochemists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, working with colleagues from the University of Hong Kong, Tianjin University and the University of California, has found evidence that suggests ...

Nvidia positions for quantum computing with new products

Nvidia Corp, the computing company powering the bulk of artificial intelligence, is positioning itself as a key player in quantum computing with the launch of new software and hardware. On Tuesday at its developer conference GTC, Nvidia unveiled CUDA Quantum, a platform for building quantum algorithms using popular classical computer…

Scientists use lasers to recreate 'twisted' superconducting material

Scientists with the University of Chicago and Shanxi University announced they have created a way to use lasers to "simulate" a material that physicists have been drooling over for its potential technological ...

The universe might be shaped like a doughnut, not like a pancake, new research suggests

The universe may be flat, but could still be shaped like a doughnut, weird patterns in leftover light from the Big Bang suggest.

Why Does Time Change When Traveling Close To The Speed Of Light? A Physicist Explains

Time gets a little strange as you approach the speed of light.

Scientists Find a Way to Make Wormholes for Transport Across Space

A team of scientists has come up with an experiment that transmits information without exchanging particles or electrons. It could be a precursor to a wormhole.

Nvidia builds quantum-classical computing system with Israel’s Quantum Machines

Israel's quantum computing R&D center, headed by the startup will be the first to deploy the new DGX Quantum to help researchers and developers write hybrid algorithms

Nvidia teams up with Quantum Machines to combine classical and quantum machines

Nvidia and Quantum Machines today announced a new partnership to enable hybrid quantum computers using Nvidia's Grace Hopper Superchip.

NVIDIA Debuts DGX Quantum: World's First GPU Accelerated Quantum Computing System, Uses Open-Source CUDA Quantum Software

NVIDIA today announced its brand new DGX Quantum system which it calls the world's first GPU-accelerated quantum computing design.

NVIDIA Announces New System for Accelerated Quantum-Classical Computing

NVIDIA today announced a new system built with Quantum Machines that provides a revolutionary new architecture for researchers working in high-performance and low-latency quantum-classical computing.

Droplets Come to Life

Phase separation within cells creates droplets whose chemical activity leads to surprising mobility that serves cellular function and hints at the origin of life.

Scientists Created a Mind-Bending 'Mirror' That Reflects Time Backwards

"Besides lasers, this demonstration of a time reflection is a step forward in our ability to modulate materials in time."

First Detection of Neutrinos in a Particle Collider Reported by California Physicists in a Scientific First - The Debrief

Physicists in California have reported the detection of neutrinos in a particle collider, marking a new breakthrough development in physics.

Time-delocalized variables violating causal inequalities

A team of researchers from the Université libre de Bruxelles and the French National Center for Scientific Research have shown for the first time that an exotic type of process violating causal inequalities ...

Scientists 'control' quantum light for the first time, achieving landmark

Scientists have for the first time shown that they can control tiny quantities of interacting photons - or packets of light energy - with high correlation.

Gravitational waves from merging black holes go nonlinear – Physics World

New models could help put Einstein’s general relativity to the test

A simple modification of a semiconductor laser's shape can improve the quality of its beam

An easy way of altering compact semiconductor lasers to make them more practical for illumination and holography has been demonstrated by KAUST scientists. The research is published in the journal Optica.

Surprise in the quantum world: Disorder leads to ferromagnetic topological insulator

Magnetic topological insulators are an exotic class of materials that conduct electrons without any resistance at all and so are regarded as a promising breakthrough in materials science. Researchers ...

Neutrinos created by CERN Large Hadron Collider detected for the first time

Neutrinos created in the lab are usually low-energy. However, LHC-created ones were high-energy ones, similar to those that come from deep space.

Optical switching at record speeds opens door for ultrafast, light-based electronics and computers

Imagine a home computer operating 1 million times faster than the most expensive hardware on the market. Now imagine that level of computing power as the industry standard. University of Arizona researchers ...

Physicists Detect Subatomic Neutrinos Made by a Particle Collider for the First Time

Discovery promises to help physicists understand nature of universe’s most abundant particle. In a scientific first, a team led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has detected neutrinos created by a particle collider. The discovery promises to deepen scientists’ understan

The Mind-Bending Multiverse: Our Universe Is Suspiciously Unlikely To Exist – Unless It Is One of Many

It’s easy to envisage other universes, governed by slightly different laws of physics, in which no intelligent life, nor indeed any kind of organized complex systems, could arise. Should we, therefore, be surprised that a universe exists in which we were able to emerge? That’s a question physicis

UC Irvine-led team is first to detect neutrinos made by a particle collider

Discovery promises to help physicists understand nature of universe’s most abundant particle

Team first to detect neutrinos made by a particle collider

In a scientific first, a team led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine has detected neutrinos created by a particle collider. The discovery promises to deepen scientists' understanding ...

Scientists open door to manipulating 'quantum light'

Researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Basel have manipulated small numbers of bound photons, scattering off an artificial atom. This unprecedented achievement represents an important landmark in the development of quantum technologies.

Statistical modeling of adaptive neural networks explains co-existence of avalanches and oscillations in resting human brain

Nature Computational Science - The study shows that scale-specific oscillations and scale-free neuronal avalanches in resting brains co-exist in the simplest model of an adaptive neural network...

Oscillations and avalanches coexist in brain networks close to criticality

Nature Computational Science - We propose a minimal and analytically tractable class of neural networks, the adaptive Ising class. By inferring the model’s parameters from resting-state brain...

NASA awardees to develop sustainable aviation composite tech

Fourteen Advanced Composites Consortium organizations support evaluation and development of next-gen thermosets, resin-infused composites and thermoplastics.

Optical manipulation and applications involve numerous fields, such as physics, information, materials and life sciences. It has been included in the national "14th Five-Year Plan" major engineering and projects. To better ...

Earth hit by large blast of solar debris from the Sun: NASA

NASA reported that the Sun had a coronal mass ejection, or CME, that blasted a large mass of solar debris from the center of the system, with some debris hitting Earth.

Sun hurls out CME towards Earth! G1-class Geomagnetic Storm to hit soon

A CME hurled out towards Earth could spark a Geomagnetic Storm on March 20-21.