Americans ‘under siege’ from climate disinformation – former Nasa chief scientist

Fake news spread by those with a profit motive is leaving many people oblivious to the threat of climate change, says former head of US space agency

Rep. Schiff: Cyber Attack On Satellite Could Be Act Of War

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 “Of course we can better guard against such things by requiring our intelligence satellites to carry defensive mechanisms on board. But the trouble is how that move could be perceived internationally,” Schiff noted. “The addition of a defensive capability might make our overhead satellites start to seem like airborne weaponry.”

And “if you get into a tit-for-tat exchange you may end up costing yourself more than your adversaries,” Schiff said.

EAN editorial note: The article republished below does not clearly specify that Rep. Adam mentioned in the first sentence is Rep. Adam Schiff.

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Europa’s Ocean May Have An Earthlike Chemical Balance

A new NASA study modeling conditions in the ocean of Jupiter’s moon Europa suggests that the necessary balance of chemical energy for life could exist there, even if the moon lacks volcanic hydrothermal activity. Europa is strongly believed to hide a deep ocean of salty liquid water beneath its icy shell. Whether the Jovian moon has…

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Hubble Captures One Of The Closest Comet Approaches Ever

On March 21, 2016, Comet 252P/LINEAR made its closest approach yet, traveling within 3.3 million miles of Earth, or about 14 times the distance between our planet and the moon. During that time, and in the subsequent days, all eyes were on the icy visitor as it safely passed us by, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.…

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