Earth’s magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. However, our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth’s magnetic poles flip.
The newly unveiled logo for US President Donald Trump’s Space Force appears to have boldly gone where Star Trek went before.
Twitter users noted that the emblem, revealed by the president, bears an uncanny likeness to the insignia from the cult sci-fi TV series.
The striking resemblance left many critics as stunned as though they had been zapped by Captain Kirk’s phaser.
But others online insisted the logo was really based on the US Air Force one.
The intergalactic controversy comes after mockery erupted last week when it emerged Space Force troops will wear woodland camouflage uniforms.
Unveiling the insignia on Friday, Mr Trump tweeted: “After consultation with our Great Military Leaders, designers, and others, I am pleased to present the new logo for the United States Space Force, the Sixth Branch of our Magnificent Military!”
George Takei, star of the original 1960s Star Trek TV series, tweeted archly in response.
China is still struggling to contain its growing coronavirus outbreak, which has now killed at least 41 and infected 900 more. The virus has spread to seven countries, with a second case confirmed in the U.S. Hospitals in the Chinese city of Wuhan are overflowing, and officials have ordered a travel ban affecting 35 million residents. William Brangham reports on concerns over what lies ahead.
Magnetic Reversal & Extinction – Rebuttal of Lingam 2019 Paper Abstract: “Hence, we suggest that hypotheses seeking to explain … mass extinctions via changes in Earth’s magnetic field intensity are potentially unlikely.” This is not supported by the study. All that would need to change is to add the words “… via radiation dose and atmospheric loss” at the end, before the period. Lingam 2019 –
*Most Advanced Part: Lingam 2019 use of UV is extensive, but for extrapolation of dosage and broad generalized statements. Specific food chain issues and the relationship to the ensemble of events is not made. Claim: The UV examination is incomplete, and further, is not applied appropriately in the broader picture.
Earth’s magnetic excursion cycle is almost up again. We’re due, the field is changing exactly how one would expect, and the sun waits to cap off the event with the micronova. What cycles on the sun are relevant? How is the solar system changing now? How did the CIA try to cover this up? Watch the Full Movie-
Swarms of locusts are still a very real plague today. They afflict drought areas, especially after a rare rainfall, leaving a trail of destruction behind. In Africa, this regularly leads to disastrous famines. Fighting the locusts with crop dusters is too costly for many of the poorer countries, and classic insecticides take an extremely high toll on the environment and the remaining plants.
Researchers all over the world are looking for new, more effective ways to combat the invaders. Scientists at the University of Halle in Germany are experimenting with pheromones that might upset the insects’ mating behavior.
In Australia, where swarms of locusts have recently been destroying crops in parts of the country that never had this problem before, the locusts are being attacked with crop-dusting helicopters that apply pesticides in minimum dosage. But an aerial application is extremely sensitive to the wind, and the deadly mist might easily miss its target.
“… locusts … invaded all Egypt …. They covered all the ground until it was black,” reports the Bible. “They devoured … everything growing in the fields … – nothing green remained on trees or palms in all the lands of Egypt.” (Exodus 10:14–15)
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