Wildfires are inevitable – increasing home losses, fatalities and costs are not

For more than a century the Bonneville Salt Flats has drawn motoring enthusiasts to its vast open plains for its annual Speed Week, and for more than half a century one father-son duo has eyed a history-making run at the event. That dream has now come to fruition, with Danny Thompson setting a new land speed record in his dad's refurbished streamliner... Continue Reading 50 years in the making, a restored streamliner claims the land speed record Category: Automotive Tags: Bonneville Land Speed Records Streamliner World's Fastest

Wildfires are inevitable – increasing home losses, fatalities and costs are not

Wildfire has been an integral part of California ecosystems for centuries. Now, however, nearly a third of homes in California are in wildland urban interface areas where houses intermingling ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Phys.org

50 years in the making, a restored streamliner claims the land speed record

For more than a century the Bonneville Salt Flats has drawn motoring enthusiasts to its vast open plains for its annual Speed Week, and for more than half a century one father-son duo ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Gizmag

High-speed cameras show MOMO-2 launch failure in unprecedented detail

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) has revealed high-definition videos of the unsuccessful June 30 launch of its MOMO-2 rocket. The new footage, captured by industrial high-speed ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Phys.org

NASA sets the controls for the heart of the sun

Parker space probe due for launch this weekend.

Wed 8 Aug 18 from Cosmos Magazine

NASA Solar Probe Hits 1st Deep-Space Milestones On Its Way to the Sun

The Parker Solar Probe, which launched early Sunday morning (Aug. 12) from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, is notching flight milestones according to plan, NASA officials said today ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

Japan's Interstellar Technologies Goes Full Throttle Toward Small Orbital Rocket

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is developing the main engine for an orbital rocket designed to carry 100 kilograms and slated to conduct its initial test flight in 2020.

Thu 16 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Says California Fires ‘Have Nothing to Do With Climate Change.’ He’s Wrong

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says forest management should be the focus of preventing destructive wildfires, and that climate change doesn't matter. Scientists and firefighters disagree.

Mon 13 Aug 18 from KQED Science

Photos Show Horrifying Scenes from California Wildfires

Firefighters fight to contain the several wildfires burning across California, including the state's largest fire on record, the Mendocino Complex Fire. Here's a look at some of the most dramatic ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Livescience

NASA's finally launches its $1.5bn Parker Solar Probe on a historic mission to the SUN

The probe took off at 3.31am ET (8.31 BST) this morning from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It was initially set to launch at 3.33am ET (8.33am BST) yesterday.

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Daily Mail

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