Friday, July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Linkedin Pinterest
Liferight chevron arrow icon

Science & Technology

NASA: Return moon dust, insects

June 28, 2022, 6:05am Life

NASA wants its moon dust and cockroaches back. Read story

Southern California programs’ sustainable practices strive to make the most of precious rainwater

June 28, 2022, 6:02am Life

Tearing out our lawns is a good start toward wiser water use, but it’s not enough. Read story

FILE - Technicians work on the Psyche spacecraft at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, April 11, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. NASA put an asteroid mission on hold Friday, June 24, 2022, blaming the late delivery of its own navigation software. The Psyche mission to a strange metal asteroid of the same name was supposed to launch this September or October. But the agency's Jet Propulsion Lab was several months late writing and delivering its software for navigation, guidance and control.

NASA asteroid mission on hold due to late software delivery

FILE - Technicians work on the Psyche spacecraft at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, April 11, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. NASA put an asteroid mission on hold Friday, June 24, 2022, blaming the late delivery of its own navigation software. The Psyche mission to a strange metal asteroid of the same name was supposed to launch this September or October. But the agency's Jet Propulsion Lab was several months late writing and delivering its software for navigation, guidance and control.

June 24, 2022, 1:55pm Life

NASA put an asteroid mission on hold Friday, blaming the late delivery of its own navigation software. Read story

Turkey vultures' featherless heads help them reach deep into carcasses when they eat them.
Visitors walk to the Tunnel View lookout in Yosemite Valley at Yosemite National Park, Calif., on July 8, 2020.

Environmentalists sue over Yosemite project

Visitors walk to the Tunnel View lookout in Yosemite Valley at Yosemite National Park, Calif., on July 8, 2020.

June 21, 2022, 6:02am Life

For more than a century, Yosemite National Park was viewed as a refuge where nature prevails unmolested by man-made forces amid picturesque vistas of granite cliffs, waterfalls and giant sequoias. Read story

This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and and the Orion space capsule on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

NASA fuels moon rocket for 1st time in countdown rehearsal

This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and and the Orion space capsule on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

June 20, 2022, 5:54pm Life

NASA fueled its huge moon rocket for the first time Monday and went ahead with a critical countdown test despite a fuel line leak. Read story

In this photo provided by Wonders of the Mekong taken on June 14, 2022, a man touches a giant freshwater stingray before being released back into the Mekong River in the northeastern province of Stung Treng, Cambodia. A local fisherman caught the 661-pound (300-kilogram) stingray, which set the record for the world's largest known freshwater fish and earned him a $600 reward.

Cambodian catches world’s largest recorded freshwater fish

In this photo provided by Wonders of the Mekong taken on June 14, 2022, a man touches a giant freshwater stingray before being released back into the Mekong River in the northeastern province of Stung Treng, Cambodia. A local fisherman caught the 661-pound (300-kilogram) stingray, which set the record for the world's largest known freshwater fish and earned him a $600 reward.

June 20, 2022, 1:39pm Life

The world’s largest recorded freshwater fish, a giant stingray, has been caught in the Mekong River in Cambodia, according to scientists from the Southeast Asian nation and the United States. Read story

FILE - An oil well works at sunrise Aug. 25, 2021, in Watford City, N.D., part of McKenzie County. U.N. Secretary-Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday, June 14, of a "dangerous disconnect" between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change, and what governments are actually doing about it. Guterres said the war in Ukraine risked worsening the crisis, because major economies were "doubling down on fossil fuels" that are to blame for much of the emissions stoking global warming.

UN chief: Governments’ inaction on climate is ‘dangerous’

FILE - An oil well works at sunrise Aug. 25, 2021, in Watford City, N.D., part of McKenzie County. U.N. Secretary-Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday, June 14, of a "dangerous disconnect" between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change, and what governments are actually doing about it. Guterres said the war in Ukraine risked worsening the crisis, because major economies were "doubling down on fossil fuels" that are to blame for much of the emissions stoking global warming.

June 14, 2022, 12:39pm Nation & World

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday of a “dangerous disconnect” between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change, and what governments are actually doing about it. Read story

Avian flu was discovered in Canada goose goslings in Eugene, Ore., in May.

Northwest agencies issue avian flu warning

Avian flu was discovered in Canada goose goslings in Eugene, Ore., in May.

June 14, 2022, 6:02am Life

Attention bird Samaritans. If you happen upon an injured or abandoned baby bird this spring — or any winged creature in distress — don’t collect it and bring it to your nearest wildlife refuge. Read story

This all-sky view provided by European Space Agency on Monday, June 13, 2022 shows a sample of the Milky Way stars in Gaia's data release 3. The colour indicates the stellar metallicity. Redder stars are richer in metals.

European ‘star survey’ reveals celestial treasure trove

This all-sky view provided by European Space Agency on Monday, June 13, 2022 shows a sample of the Milky Way stars in Gaia's data release 3. The colour indicates the stellar metallicity. Redder stars are richer in metals.

June 13, 2022, 12:19pm Nation & World

The European Space Agency has released a trove of data on almost 2 billion stars in the Milky Way, collected by its Gaia mission in an effort to create the most accurate and complete map of our galaxy. Read story