Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
24/7 News Coverage
November 04, 2013
SHAKE AND BLOW
Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano erupts
Jakarta (AFP) Nov 03, 2013
A volcano in western Indonesia erupted twice Sunday, hurling red-hot ash and rocks up to seven kilometres into the air and forcing more than 1,000 people to flee their homes. Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island erupted in September for the first time in three years, forcing thousands to flee their homes, and has been erupting intermittently ever since. Early Sunday it hurled a column of ash seven kilometres (four miles) into the air, then erupted again in the afternoon. Police and troops bega ... read more
Previous Issues Nov 01 Oct 31 Oct 30 Oct 29 Oct 28
SHAKE AND BLOW

Tropical Storm Sonia heads toward Mexico's coast
A new tropical storm is expected to make landfall Sunday or Monday in Mexico, already reeling from this year's hurricane season. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Nine killed in PNG landslide: reports
Nine people were feared dead Monday after a landslide tore through a village in Papua New Guinea's rugged Highlands region burying homes, reports said. ... more
SINO DAILY

Rural Chinese school 'demolished for $1.6 bn resort'
A rural Chinese primary school built using charity money has been torn down to make way for a sprawling, $1.6 billion "international resort", Chinese media reported Monday, provoking outrage online. ... more
24/7 News Coverage


WOOD PILE

Warm winters let trees sleep longer
In the temperate zones, vegetation follows the change of the seasons. After a winter pause, plants put out new growth in spring. Research has now brought a new correlation to light: The colder the w ... more


SHAKE AND BLOW

Improving earthquake early warning systems for California and Taiwan
Earthquake early warning systems may provide the public with crucial seconds to prepare for severe shaking. For California, a new study suggests upgrading current technology and relocating some seis ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
FLORA AND FAUNA

CU-Boulder-led team gets first look at diverse life below rare tallgrass prairies
America's once-abundant tallgrass prairies-which have all but disappeared-were home to dozens of species of grasses that could grow to the height of a man, hundreds of species of flowers, and herds ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Primary GOES-R Instrument Ready to be Installed Onto Spacecraft
A key instrument that will fly on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R (GOES-R) spacecraft, NOAA's next-generation of geostationary satellites, is cleared for installation on th ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Researchers find way to turn sawdust into gasoline

North Dakota reviews oil train safety measures

Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance

China: successful commissioning of Taishan EPR reactors full-scope simulator

Iran Negotiations, OPEC Meeting Loom For Oil Markets

How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats

Single-atom layers that snap together like Lego

WIND DAILY

When the wind blows
Research into the best ways to arrange wind turbines has produced staggering results - quite literally. The University of Delaware's Cristina Archer and her Atmosphere and Energy Research Group foun ... more
FARM NEWS

Plant production could decline as climate change affects soil nutrients
As drylands of the world become even drier, water will not be the only resource in short supply. Levels of nutrients in the soil will likely be affected, and their imbalance could affect the lives o ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Gold mining ravages Peru
For the first time, researchers have been able to map the true extent of gold mining in the biologically diverse region of Madre De Dios in the Peruvian Amazon. The team combined field surveys with ... more
Space Situational Awareness Conference 2013

Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business


Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
WATER WORLD

New study suggests coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change
Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate warming, improving their chance of surviving through the end of this century, if there are large reductions in carbon dioxide emissions, accordin ... more
WHALES AHOY

Bats and whales behave in surprisingly similar ways
Sperm whales weigh up to 50 tons, and the smallest bat barely reaches a gram. Nevertheless, the two species share the same success story: They both have developed the ability to use echolocation - a ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China ships pay first post-Japan summit visit to disputed isles

Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Stealthy spy software snooping for years: Symantec

China Military Advance in South China Sea to Test US Outreach

Ukraine's NATO hopes still a long way off

Iran won't be brought to knees on nuclear issue: Khamenei

France delays warship delivery to Russia 'until further notice'

EARTH OBSERVATION

Astrium partners with information and analytics specialist IHS to support GEOINT community
Astrium has announced that the GEO-Information activities of Astrium Services have entered into a partnership agreement with IHS, the leading global source of defence and security information, to de ... more
FARM NEWS

Study challenges soil testing for potassium and the fertilizer value of potassium chloride
In the chemical age of agriculture that began in the 1960s, potassium chloride (KCl), the common salt often referred to as potash, is widely used as a major fertilizer in the Corn Belt without regar ... more
WHALES AHOY

Fugitive eco-activist says granted Australian visa
Fugitive eco-warrior Paul Watson says he has been granted an Australian visa, but explained that he cannot for the moment lead anti-whaling campaigning, due to legal action. ... more
WHALES AHOY
Space technologies boost disaster reduction int'l co-op

How to Manage Nature's Runaway Freight Trains

Uruguay to pull peacekeepers from Haiti: president


WHALES AHOY
Historic Demonstration Proves Laser Communication Possible

UNC neuroscientists discover new 'mini-neural computer' in the brain

New material for quantum computing discovered out of the blue


WHALES AHOY
Coral chemicals protect against warming oceans

New study suggests coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change

Dublin faces water rationing after serious treatment plant problem


WHALES AHOY
NASA Begins Airborne Campaign to Map Greenland Ice Sheet Summer Melt

Greenpeace says Russia moving jailed activists to St Petersburg

Vast Antarctic sanctuary plans fail

DEMOCRACY

French riot police use tear gas on anti-tax protesters
French riot police fired tear gas at thousands of demonstrators in north-west France on Saturday, after some protesters hauled stones and iron bars at them in a rally against a controversial green tax and layoffs. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Satellite instrument set to provide weather forecasters with better data
An instrument that will give forecasters better data about world weather systems is ready to go into the satellite that will take it into orbit, NASA says. ... more
ICE WORLD

Vast Antarctic sanctuary plans fail
Plans to create two vast ocean sanctuaries in Antarctica to protect the pristine wilderness failed Friday for a third time, with Russia and China blocking the bids, delegates at multi-nation talks said. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Breakthrough in hunt for HIV vaccine
US scientists seeking to unravel the mysteries of HIV have made an important breakthrough after capturing the clearest image yet of a protein which allows the deadly virus to attack human immune cells, new research showed Tuesday. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
NASA Opens Cube Quest Challenge for Largest-Ever Prize of $5 Million

NASA Seeks Comments on Possible Airship Challenge

"Ferrari of space' yields best map of ocean currents

Rapidly Freezing Saltwater Could Provide Spark of Life on Icy Worlds

Within Rover's Reach at Mars Target Area 'Alexander Hills'

Young Volcanoes on the Moon

NASA's Webb Telescope Mirror Tripod in Action

SINO DAILY

China vows to silence Dalai Lama in Tibet

ICE WORLD

Greenpeace says Russia moving jailed activists to St Petersburg

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Obama orders government to prepare for climate change

WATER WORLD

Dublin faces water rationing after serious treatment plant problem

WATER WORLD

UCLA report urges new global policy effort to tackle crisis of plastic litter in oceans

EARTH OBSERVATION

Watching Earth's Winds, On a Shoestring

EARTH OBSERVATION

Seeing in the dark

WATER WORLD

Study maps human impacts on top ocean predators along US west coast

WATER WORLD

Irukandji threat to southern waters

ICE WORLD

NASA Begins Airborne Campaign to Map Greenland Ice Sheet Summer Melt

Geoengineering the climate would reduce vital rains

El Nino is becoming more active

Melting Arctic sea ice could increase summer rainfall in northwest Europe

Thawing Permafrost: The speed of coastal erosion in Eastern Siberia has nearly doubled

Rioting protesters return to Brazil streets

Fugitive eco activist lands in US, vows to pursue fight

Suspicion and discrimination facts of daily life, say Uighurs

Drink it while you can, as wine shortage looms: study

Study of Brazilian Amazon shows 50,000 km of road was built in just three years

Spain jails six Somalis for piracy

CO2 emissions increased at slower rate in 2012: report

Chinese boy, 10, jumps to death 'on teacher's order'

China's last county finally linked by road

Poultry market closures do well to halt bird flu: study

Police detain environment activist in Sochi

Second GM corn set for EU approval after Court ruling: EU sources

Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters

UCSB researcher documents the enduring contaminant legacy of the California gold rush

Ukraine minister: Naftogaz debt to Gazprom to be resolved Monday

Walker's World: Breaking the banks

Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2013 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement