Technology

First Images of a Black Hole

Researchers, linking radio telescopes around the world, have imaged a black hole in the galaxy Messier 87, about 54 million light years away (Apr. 10, 2019).

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Exoplanet Confirmed

"An international team of astronomers, led by University of Hawaii graduate student Ashley Chontos, announced the confirmation of the first exoplanet candidate identified by NASA's Kepler Mission." - From Science Daily. (Mar. 11, 2019)

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Turning CO2 into Coal

Researchers at RMIT in Australia have used liquid metals to convert CO2 into solid coal. This may provide an opportunity for removing CO2 from the atmosphere. (Feb. 26, 2019)

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Deep-sea Microbes Found to Consume Greenhouse Gases

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute have identified nearly two dozen new types of microbes. They report that many use hydrocarbons as energy sources to survive and grow, potentially reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. (Nov. 27, 2018)

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