NASA: Seasonal weather patterns exist on Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA: Seasonal weather patterns exist on Saturn’s moon Titan

Infrared images of Saturn’s moon Titan captured by the James Webb Space Telescope’s showed bright spots later identified as prominent clouds in the northern hemisphere, NASA says. Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, A. Pagan (STScI). Science: Webb Titan GTO Team Large, shifting clouds have been identified on Saturn’s moon Titan, confirming its frigid surface has … Read more

UMass Lowell Receives $2.1 Million Grant to Research Treatments for Jaw-Joint Disorders

UMass Lowell Receives .1 Million Grant to Research Treatments for Jaw-Joint Disorders

How does a squirrel produce enough jaw force to crack a nut? According to UMass Lowell, the answer is, “It’s complicated,” but it has the potential to lead to new treatments for jaw-joint disorders, develop new dental prostheses, fight diseases like muscular dystrophy and more. The National Science Foundation awarded $2.1 million to a team … Read more

Alberta gets 2nd grid alert in 3 days as mercury drops

Alberta gets 2nd grid alert in 3 days as mercury drops

For the second time in a week, Alberta’s electricity system controllers issued a warning that the grid is under extra stress. In the grid alert posted on social media, the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) said “cold temperatures, low wind and generation challenges” prompted an alert just before 5 pm on Thursday. “Albertans may see … Read more

Should Calgary dismantle its Plus 15 skywalk network? -Calgary

Should Calgary dismantle its Plus 15 skywalk network?  -Calgary

Fifteen feet above ground, Calgary is buzzing. Inside’s Calgary’s Plus 15 network is an extensive network of shops, businesses, buskers and downtown commuters. And that has some wondering if the city shouldn’t bring the benefits that come with two-foot traffic down to the ground. “It’s not just taking the life off the street,” said Byron … Read more

Crashing and sliding: Videos capture road chaos as snow blankets parts of BC

Crashing and sliding: Videos capture road chaos as snow blankets parts of BC

For many BC residents on Tuesday evening, it was chaos on Metro Vancouver’s roads and highways as snow fell across the region. Cars and buses were involved in crashes as tires failed to grip icy roads. Read more: ‘We cannot handle it:’ Drivers trapped, cars abandoned as snow falls on BC’s roads Read More ‘We … Read more

‘We cannot handle it:’ Drivers trapped, cars abandoned as snow falls on BC’s roads

‘We cannot handle it:’ Drivers trapped, cars abandoned as snow falls on BC’s roads

It was commuter chaos on the roads and highways around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Tuesday as the region was hit with the first big snowstorm of the season. Many drivers were forced to abandon their vehicles and try to make it home another way, while others were trapped in their cars for hours. … Read more

Landslide leaves at least two dead and dozens missing in Brazil

Landslide leaves at least two dead and dozens missing in Brazil

CNN — A landslide in the southern Brazilian state of Paraná killed at least two people and left dozens missing on Wednesday, according to officials. A landslide, which followed heavy rainfall, affected Brazil’s BR-376 highway, CNNE reports. Authorities believe mud buried six trailers, and up to 15 vehicles on the highway, as it tumbled on … Read more

BC South Coast gears up for first significant snowfall of the season – BC

BC South Coast gears up for first significant snowfall of the season – BC

British Columbia’s South Coast is bracing for what could be the first significant snowfall of the season. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the Sunshine Coast and Sea-to-Sky regions, warning of sub-zero temperatures and “snow with significant accumulations” arriving Tuesday. Snowfall warnings are in place for … Read more

BC weather: Wind alert for South Coast, snow and winter-storm warnings for Interior

BC weather: Wind alert for South Coast, snow and winter-storm warnings for Interior

Weather warnings, from wind along the South Coast to snow and wind in the Interior and northeast, are in effect for much of BC On Saturday, Environment Canada issued the alerts, saying an intense Pacific cold front will sweep across the Interior from north to south late Saturday and into the night. The alerts stretch … Read more

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay | News

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay |  News

SpaceX will once again try to get a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission is set to take off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 pm ET Saturday. Should … Read more