Record-breaking laser link could help us test whether Einstein was right — ScienceDaily

Scientists from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) have set a world record for the most stable transmission of a laser signal through the atmosphere. In a study published today in the journal Nature Communications, Australian researchers teamed up with researchers from the French National Centre […]

Record-breaking laser link could help us test whether Einstein was right

IMAGE: UWA’s rooftop observatory. view more  Credit: ICRAR Scientists from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) have set a world record for the most stable transmission of a laser signal through the atmosphere. In a study published today in the journal Nature Communications, Australian researchers teamed up with researchers […]

Earth’s oceans are storing record-breaking amounts of heat

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Pandemic-related shutdowns may have spared Earth’s atmosphere some greenhouse gas emissions last year, but the world continued to warm. Water temperature measurements from around the globe indicate that the total amount of heat stored in the upper oceans in 2020 was higher than any other year on record dating back to 1955, researchers report online […]

Tropical Storm Iota has made 2020 a record-breaking hurricane season

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Hunters bag record-breaking python in Florida Everglades

Hunters Kevin Pavlidis (L) and Ryan Ausburn (R) pose with their record-breaking 18-foot, 8.8-inch (5.7-meter) python on October 2, 2020 Two Florida hunters set a new record when they caught a Burmese python that measured a whopping 18 feet, 8.8 inches (5.71 meters), authorities in the southern state said Friday, as they encourage more people […]