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Greenland lost a trillion tonnes of ice

While it is undeniable that the fight against climate change is ramping up, slowly but surely, rising temperatures and environmental degradation are getting scarier each month. An example among others was how Greenland lost...

A huge solar farm on the Moon ? 0

A huge solar farm on the Moon ?

Even if Japan has a sensible energy policy with energy efficiency and low carbon solutions, some of its companies have original ideas. Indeed after space-based solar, some are studying installing panels on the moon....

Great astrophotographies – March 2010 0

Great astrophotographies – March 2010

This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was difficult to...

Japan to invest $21 billion in space-based solar 0

Japan to invest $21 billion in space-based solar

I like creative ideas and I love everything related to space. Needless to say I am also a strong supporter of solar energies. Yet, I find that investing 14,7 billion euros in space-based solar...

NASA brings more facts and figures on space junk 0

NASA brings more facts and figures on space junk

I wrote in February about how Mankind polluted space near our beautiful planet. I was then quoting the European Space Agency (ESA) which believed that there are 13,200 trackable objects larger than ten centimeters;...

Space debris are a danger for satellites 3

Space debris are a danger for satellites

Mankind polluted Earth’s oceans and atmosphere in an impressive way. According to the European Space Agency (ESA) it also polluted space in such a way that it represents a danger for satellites for the...

Japan launches satellite to track GHG emissions 2

Japan launches satellite to track GHG emissions

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the world’s first satellite dedicated to tracking global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions. This will significantly increase our knowledge of their origin. Dubbed Ibuki the new satellite will...

A video of aurora borealis seen from space 0

A video of aurora borealis seen from space

On December 24th, the famous Earthrise photo turned 40 years old. Andrew Revkin, New York Times’ journalist and blogger at Dot Earth published that day a most interesting note on this event. Since I...