New indicator could help mitigate food insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa — ScienceDaily

The onset date of the yearly rainy season reliably predicts if seasonal drought will occur in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa that are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity, and could help to mitigate its effects. Shraddhanand Shukla and colleagues at the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Climate Hazards Center, present these findings in the open-access journal […]

‘Baby Yoda’ revealed as astronauts’ zero-g indicator on SpaceX Crew-1 mission

The astronauts who lifted off on SpaceX’s first operational crewed mission for NASA are proving “this is the way.” A few hours after launching to the International Space Station on Sunday (Nov. 15), the Crew-1 astronauts showed off their fifth crew member — a small plush doll of “The Child.” “And as you can see […]