Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Thirsty for Clean Water Thursday

Dennis Lee Forsgren, a former lobbyist recently tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency office in charge of water safety, has deep ties to a fossil fuel advocacy group engaged in the promotion of the Dakota Access Pipeline as well … Continue reading

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Worn Out Wednesday

While the big story today is our city’s crumbling mass transit infrastructure, spare a moment for our other crumbling infrastructure. To get more specific, this post is about the “softball-sized” pieces of concrete that fell from the Bayonne Bridge onto … Continue reading

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Global Pariah Tuesday

The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research Center … Continue reading

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Space-X Monday

A Space X rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. PDT from Vandenberg … Continue reading

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Cosmic Rays Sunday

NEW ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION RESULTS: For the past two+ years, Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus have been monitoring cosmic rays in the atmosphere above California using high-altitude space weather balloons. After more than 100 flights, they find … Continue reading

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Security Breach Saturday

The GOP’s 2016 presidential upset wasn’t surprising just because it put Donald Trump in the White House; it also proved the party had vastly improved its ability to exploit data, including precision ad targeting campaigns on Facebook. Now comes the … Continue reading

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