Dust storms brewing at Mars' north pole have ravaged the planet's surface over recent week, satellite images taken by the European Space Agency reveal. Experts from the German Aerospace Center in Cologne have been watching local and regional storms forming at the pole before dispersing towards the equator. Storms lasting for a few days or weeks and confined to a small area are common place on Mars. At their most severe can engulf the entire planet as happened last year during a storm that circled the red planet for many months - killing NASA'S Opportunity rover. Scroll down for video Dust storms brewing at Mars' north pole have ravaged the planet's surface over recent week, satellite images taken by the European Space Agency reveal. Pictured: This image, taken by HRSC on May 26, captures a spiral-shaped dust storm Storms lasting for a few days or weeks and confined to a small area are common place on Mars. Pictured: This animated sequence was compiled from images of a … [Read more...] about Stunning images of Mars reveal swarming dust storms which have been raging on the planet’s surface for weeks and are similar to the one that killed NASA’s Opportunity rover
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Global warming is pure physics. Climate gases like carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide collect in the atmosphere and absorb sunlight and solar radiation that would normally escape into space. Acting like a greenhouse, they trap the heat, and global temperatures rise. In order to limit global warming and its dangerous and unpredictable effects on life on Earth, it's crucial to slow down the rate at which we're emitting these gases, and CO2 — the one humans are emitting most — in particular. Under the UN Paris Climate Agreement, the international community has committed to limiting global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) — and ideally no more than 1.5 degrees — above pre-industrial levels. And that means some very hefty cuts in our carbon emissions. How much CO2 can the atmosphere take? But how hefty? Climate physicists have calculated a "CO2 budget," that is, how much … [Read more...] about Coal dilemma: Will Germany blow its CO2 budget?
By Thomas Mulier and Corinne Gretler A Patek Philippe timepiece sold for $31 million, the highest price for a wristwatch in auction, at a charity sale run by Christie’s in Geneva. The steel Grandmaster Chime went under the hammer after a 5-minute bidding war in a packed room of more than 300 people. The watch beat the previous record, set by a Daytona Rolex that once belonged to Paul Newman. That piece fetched $17.8 million in 2017. The Patek Philippe has two dials (one on the back) and 20 special functions. It was sold Saturday in an event called Only Watch in which watchmakers offer one-of-a-kind timepieces to raise money for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Today's Only Watch auction raised a total of CHF38,593,000 for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The sale… https://t.co/wsKCEXy9VU— Christie's (@ChristiesInc) 1573323057000 Record auction prices for watches have been accelerating in recent years: in 2010 the highest was $5.7 million. … [Read more...] about Patek Philippe timepiece, with 2 dials & 20 functions, fetches $31 mn at Christie’s
They confirmed their romance when they put on a cosy display at the British Summer Time event in July. And Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid have taken their relationship to the next level as they've reportedly moved in with each other after just two months together. Sources claim the One Kiss hitmaker, 24, and the model, 20, are renting an apartment in New York as they 'spend all of their time together' amid their busy work schedules. Things escalating quickly: Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid have taken their relationship to the next level as they've reportedly moved in with each other after just two months together Vote for varsity like Dua Lipa! Vintage varsity jacket Get the look below Visit site She’s been spending as much time as possible with her rumoured love and Dua Lipa looked every in the love struck school-girl at British Summer Time this weekend, complete with love interest and varsity jacket! Covering up from the summer evening chill, Dua wore her grey marl … [Read more...] about Dua Lipa ‘moves in with boyfriend Anwar Hadid as they take their relationship to the next level after just two months together’