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This year’s giant Antarctic ozone hole probably due to climate change

Home News Science & Astronomy The 2021 ozone hole over Antarctica is among the 25% largest in recorded history. (Image credit: Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service, ECMWF.) A giant ozone hole has opened up over Antarctica this year. Already larger than the entire ice-covered continent, the ozone hole has surpassed the size of 75% of ozone…

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Kids discover giant penguin’s fossil skeleton in New Zealand

Home News The giant penguin, Kairuku waewaeroa. (Image credit: Simone Giovanardi) What’s black and white and the size of a 10-year-old child? A giant, extinct penguin that lived between 27 million and 35 million years ago in what is now New Zealand. The enormous diving bird stood about 4.5 feet (1.4 meters) tall and had unusually long…

Giant technology

Technology giant Olympus hit by BlackMatter ransomware

Olympus said in a brief statement Sunday that it is “currently investigating a potential cybersecurity incident” affecting its European, Middle East and Africa computer network. “Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including forensics experts, and we are currently working with the highest priority to resolve this issue. As part…

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Giant ‘Legs’ sculpture walks off for $100K at Hamptons Fine Art Fair

Larry Rivers’ sculpture “Legs” — seen here outside the late artist’s Southampton studio — sold for $100,000 in the first 15 minutes of the Hamptons Fine Art Fair. Getty Images Late artist Larry Rivers’ sculpture “Legs” sold for $100,000 in the first 15 minutes of Hamptons Fine Art Fair, The Post can report. The giant…


The Weekly Fix: Muni Giant Falls On Its Sword; Bund Taper Huff

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Battery Giant CATL Weighs Buying Stake in Miner Jinchuan

Author of the article: Bloomberg News Bloomberg News(Bloomberg) — Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. is considering buying a minority stake in Chinese miner Jinchuan Group International Resources Co., in the hopes of securing supplies of key battery metals, people with knowledge of the matter said.Ningde, Fujian-based CATL, which is the world’s biggest electric vehicle battery…

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Good News: This Giant Asteroid Probably Won’t Hit Earth (NASA Thinks)

News @xguntherc Aug 15, 2021, 2:00 pm EDT | 1 min read NASAAccording to NASA, asteroid Bennu is one of the most hazardous known asteroids in our solar system. And now, thanks to a recent visit by a NASA spacecraft, we’re hearing the chances of it colliding with Earth are higher than originally thought. Initially, NASA…

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Astronomers Spot Giant X-Ray Rings around Stellar-Mass Black Hole

Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory have detected a set of eight X-ray rings around a low-mass black hole in V404 Cygni, a binary system located about 7,800 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus. These rings are created by light echoes, a phenomenon similar to echoes on Earth from…

Ancient Giant

Giant ancient lake in Gale Crater on Mars? New study offers different view.

Home News Science & Astronomy NASA’s Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars’ Gale Crater since touching down on its floor in August 2012. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) Mars’ Gale Crater may not have been so wet after all, a new study suggests.NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down inside the 96-mile-wide (154 kilometers) Gale in August 2012, on…

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Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to ‘lively’ twin girls

PARIS — A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring “they are very lively, pink and plump.”The Beauval Zoo, south of Paris, said the twins were born shortly after 1 a.m. They weigh 149 and 129 grams (5.3 and 4.6 ounces).Their…