Coronavirus variants have been renamed with letters of the Greek alphabet following criticism of the way they have been labelled up until now. Under a new system revealed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Kent variant will now be known as Alpha, the Indian variant as Delta, and the South African variant as Beta.
6:00 AM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Turns out, Mike Shanahan was right. The former Denver Broncos coach once stood on a patio behind the team’s suburban practice complex and grumpily lamented another question about another player the Broncos were said to have been interested in and whom Shanahan actually had no interest in. “Everybody says
Kirk Edelman, chief commercial officer at New York City-headquartered solar development, construction, and asset management company Safari Energy, told Electrek about the three technologies that the solar industry needs to adopt in order to revolutionize processes and infrastructure. Many solar companies began as startups that cobbled together whatever processes and software they could afford to
The UK has reported one coronavirus-related death and 3,383 infections in the past 24 hours. The single death was confirmed in Scotland – meaning England has recorded zero daily deaths for just the fifth time since the government started collecting the figures in March 2020. The one UK death is less than the six confirmed
2021 KT1, a “potentially hazardous” asteroid is passing near the Earth on Tuesday (June 1), NASA has warned. The asteroid will make a close approach to the Earth at around 10:24am EDT (7:54pm IST). The gigantic rock would fly past our planet with a distance of around 4.5 million miles. Some other asteroids are also
In a ramshackle corner of a war-ravaged state, the sound of joy and youthful exuberance fills the air. We’re in a town called Bor, which occupies a waterlogged stretch along the White Nile in the northeastern part of South Sudan. The noise takes us to a school called Sunlight Primary with 10 corrugated metal classrooms
Of all the clean energy items in President Biden’s newly Fiscal Year 2022 federal budget, hydrogen sticks out like a sore thumb. Hydrogen is a zero emission fuel, but almost all of the hydrogen on the market today is sourced from natural gas. So, does the FY22 budget give natural gas stakeholders a chance to
NASA released an animated video showing its Perseverance Rover on Mars. The rover is seen moving on the surface of the red planet as the area in its vicinity gets lit in white colour while lines showing the position of wheels form. On Twitter, the video was shared by the official handle of NASA’s Perseverance
The “Phil Collins Effect” has been identified by academics after a return to popularity for the former Genesis drummer and frontman. The highly-influential musician, who appears to attract equal levels of admiration and derision, became one of the best-selling artists of all time during a hugely successful solo career in the eighties. But as the
The UK economy will grow even faster than expected this year and next, but it is nonetheless expected to suffer the most long-term economic damage of any of the seven major industrialised nations following the pandemic, the OECD has warned. In its six-monthly Economic Outlook, its comprehensive assessment of the state of the global economy,
CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla is delaying its Model S Plaid delivery event as the new electric vehicle apparently needs one more week of tuning. Back in January 2021, Tesla introduced a refreshed version of the Model S and Model X, which brings a new powertrain, new interior, and updated exterior design to Tesla’s
In this article MSCI A home is seen destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Delta in Creole, Louisiana, U.S., October 10, 2020. Picture taken with a drone. Adrees Latif | Reuters Climate change is the single greatest challenge humankind has faced and its consequences are already all too apparent. There has been an enormous rise
10:59 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson ended six years of struggles at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion to give team owner Rick Hendrick a record-setting victory. It was the 269th career Cup Series victory for Hendrick Motorsports, passing Petty Enterprises for the most in NASCAR history.
A copy of a Bob Dylan album has been returned to an Ohio library 48 years after it was due back. Howard Simon returned the Self Portrait record, which he describes as one of “Dylan‘s least-loved albums”, with a letter explaining the almost five-decade delay in giving it back to the Cleveland Heights library in
I’m not going to lie — I’m a sucker for community solar projects. In terms of pure output or emissions reduction, they don’t touch utility-scale solar projects. However, they bring a lot more people into the economic benefits that come from solar power. The latest community solar news I’ve seen is that Pivot Energy, which
Thousands more Afghans will be able to settle in the UK under plans to relocate those who worked for Britain during the recent conflict. Most of those affected worked as interpreters for British troops and the acceleration of plans allowing them to settle in the UK comes as fears grow for their safety. The interpreters