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Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050, report warns

The global climate crisis could see more than a billion people displaced from their homes in the next 30 years, as ecological disasters drive mass migrations and greater armed conflict, according to a new report released Wednesday. The Ecological Threat Register, conducted by the Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), projected that as many…MORE

Meet OPTIMISM, the Perseverance rover’s twin on Earth

Meet OPTIMISM, the Perseverance rover’s twin on Earth

This will be a test drive like no other. An SUV-size rover will roll across a seemingly alien red landscape this week, climbing slopes and maneuvering over rocks and other obstacles for the sake of exploration. But it’s happening in Pasadena, California — on Earth, not Mars. The NASA Perseverance rover launched in July and…MORE

Australian surfer dies after shark attack at a popular Gold Coast beach

Australian surfer dies after shark attack at a popular Gold Coast beach

An Australian man died after he was attacked by a shark on Tuesday at a popular surfing spot in Queensland, authorities say. The 46-year-old man was bitten on his leg just after 5 p.m. while surfing at Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta, a suburb of the city of Gold Coast, according to the Queensland Police Service.…MORE

The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

The world’s largest digital camera can spot a golf ball from 15 miles away. When the Vera C. Rubin Observatory begins observations in 2023, its SUV-size camera will be able to capture complete panoramas of the southern sky every few nights. And that requires a new type of camera never seen before. The imaging sensors…MORE

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