Updated 10:54 am CST, Thursday, December 6, 2018 Bertrand Piccard, Swiss pilot and Chairman of the Solar Impulse sun-powered aircraft company attends a press conference during the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. The two-week meeting brings together diplomats and interested pressure groups from almost 200 countries to discuss the 2015 Paris Accord and other climate issues. less Bertrand Piccard, Swiss pilot and Chairman of the Solar Impulse sun-powered aircraft company attends a press conference during the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. The ... more Photo: Czarek Sokolowski, AP Photo: Czarek Sokolowski, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Bertrand Piccard, Swiss pilot and Chairman … [Read more...] about The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet
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Marcia Dunn Associated Press Published 2:13 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 Cape Canaveral, Fla. – Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system. Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalizing evidence Wednesday. Plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, but a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed. The potential moon would be considerably larger than Earth – about the size of Neptune or Uranus. The planet it orbits is as big as mammoth Jupiter. This apparent super-size pairing of a gaseous moon and planet is 8,000 light-years away. Study authors Alex Teachey and David Kipping say they may be able to validate this particular candidate as early as next year, with more views from the Hubble Space Telescope. In the meantime, they’re encouraging other scientists to join in. Their findings appear in the journal Science Advances. … [Read more...] about Have astronomers found 1st moon outside our solar system?
By L.M. Sixel Published 5:00 am CDT, Thursday, September 13, 2018 Solar panels in Tennessee. Solar panels in Tennessee. Photo: Daniel Acker, Bloomberg Photo: Daniel Acker, Bloomberg Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Solar panels in Tennessee. Solar panels in Tennessee. Photo: Daniel Acker, Bloomberg Texas solar industry is on a roll; Second only to California 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The Texas solar industry is on a roll, installing nearly as much solar capability during the first three months of the year as it did during all of 2017. Only California is installing solar capacity faster, according to a report by Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association. The expansion is a … [Read more...] about Texas solar industry is on a roll; Second only to California
July 31, 2018, 2:06 pm by Justin King The company is under pressure to sustain its important 5,000/week output volume. Tesla has attempted to play down reports claiming its Fremont factory is using supplemental labor from service centers and solar production facilities across the country.The company just recently reached its critical goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 sedans in a single work week. Investors and short-sellers are now eager to see if the output rate can be sustained for an entire quarter.Sources tell CNBC that Tesla's temporary reassignments have stretched service appointment wait times from two days to more than a week. Some workers have reportedly been flown to the Nevada Gigafactory.The CNBC report claims some participants in the scheme felt pressured to accept the new roles in California or Nevada."We've historically encouraged employees from around the company who want to assist in delivering vehicles or helping out in the factory towards the end of the quarter," Tesla … [Read more...] about Tesla bringing in service, solar workers to help build Model 3?
Who here likes planets? I know I do—hell, I even live on one! I suspect there’s many fellow planet-enthusiasts out there, which is why I decided to do this: try and find cars named for every planet in our solar system, including our disrespected pal, the dwarf planet Pluto. Aside from a couple of well-known examples, this was trickier than you’d expect. Since you, my charming, attractive readers are too good for some simple text-based list that a miserable animal could slap out on a keyboard, I made you a chart of my findings: If you want a link to it nice and big, you can click right here. By far the best known of these are two now-defunct American car brands, Ford’s Mercury and GM’s Saturn. Mercury also provided a sort-of entry for the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the Mercury Meteor. Oh, and I know it’s only a meteor/meteorite if it enters an atmosphere, geeks, so save it. The next reasonably well-known car is probably the Jowett … [Read more...] about These Are The Cars Of The Solar System