These Videos From a Space Probe Flying Past The Sun Are Truly Out of This World

A spacecraft looping around the Sun has made its first close approach – and filmed the encounter in glorious detail. The European Space Agency (ESA) Solar Orbiter entered the close encounter, known as perihelion, on 26 March, coming in at a distance of around 48 million kilometers (30 million miles), inside the orbit of Mercury. … Read more

China’s Long March rocket family: History and photos

China began researching rocketry before the launch of Sputnik in 1957, but it was not until 1970 that the country launched its first satellite into orbit. Since then, China has launched more than 400 missions, and almost all of them have used the Long March (Changzheng) family of rockets. Read more about the history of … Read more

WSU SURCA presents undergraduate research awards for March 28 Showcase – WSU Insider

PULLMAN, Wash. — More than one-third of Washington State University students who presented posters at the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) 2022 on March 28 will receive monetary awards for their top-quality efforts. SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years in college, and all WSU campuses to … Read more

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – March 30, 2022

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea’s summit, all of which are shared with the National Park Service and emergency managers. Access to this hazardous area is by permission from, and in coordination with, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. March 30, 2022 – Kīlauea summit activity … Read more

Weekly Recap (March 28-April 2): Top Weather, Science, Space, Environment and Coronavirus Stories of the Week | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Representational image (J Jackson / BCCL Coimbatore) Here are the top stories of the week. Indian Weather March 2022 Was the Hottest March in India’s Recorded History: IMD March 2022 was the hottest March in India’s 122-year-old recorded history – ever since record-keeping began in 1901! Owing to higher-than-normal mercury levels and successive heatwaves in … Read more

March: BrisEngBio | News and features

A new center for biology engineering will build on Bristol’s success in synthetic biology and accelerate translation of its pioneering research to address global challenges and boost the UK’s bioeconomy. By applying engineering principles to living systems, engineering biology aims to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges in health, food security, and the … Read more

Today in History: Today is Saturday, March 26, the 85th day of 2022.

By The Associated Press Today’s Highlight in History: On March 26, 2010, the US and Russia sealed the first major nuclear weapons treaty in nearly two decades, agreeing to slash the former Cold War rivals’ warhead arsenals by nearly one-third. On this date: In 1812, an earthquake devastated Caracas, Venezuela, causing an estimated 26,000 deaths, … Read more

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #992 25 March 2022 (Space Life Science Research Results)

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List # 992 25 March 2022 (Space Life Science Research Results) Status Report From: Spaceline Posted: Friday, March 25, 2022 Call for articles to cite in the weekly lists: Authors at NASA Centers and NASA PIs — do you have an article that has recently published or will publish in the … Read more

Texas fires in March a product of heat, wind, and drought

Over the last week, nearly 200 wildfires have burned across central Texas, covering 100,000 acres and sending smoke as far east as Houston. The biggest blazes lie southwest of Dallas, in a mixture of prairie and forested savanna. While the immediate danger has died down after a few days of rain, underlying drought conditions still … Read more

March research news from the Ecological Society of America – BIOENGINEER.ORG

From Ecosphere: Pathogenic hantavirus persists in marsh rice rats near New Orleans Author contact: Anna A. Pérez-Umphrey ([email protected]) According to new research conducted in Louisiana coastal saltmarshes, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has not had a lingering influence on the prevalence of Bayou orthohantavirus (BAYV) in marsh rice rats. BAYV produces hantavirus pulmonary syndrome … Read more