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A Black Hole Ripping A Star Apart May Have Hurled High-Energy Neutrinos At Earth

IFL Science 23 Feb 2021
An elusive high-energy neutrino detected in Antarctica has been traced back to its likely origin ... This blocking actually creates a cosmic particle accelerator producing, among other particles, high-energy neutrinos like the one detected in Antarctica.
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A new round of lies: This time, it's the governor of Texas, abetted by Fox ...

The Keene Sentinel 22 Feb 2021
Greg Abbott took to the Fox News airwaves to lay the blame at the feet of alternative energy, of all things ... But they account for a mere 13% of the power outages, while providing about a quarter of the state’s energy in winter. More traditional energy sources — coal, gas and nuclear — have fared far worse, according to Abbott’s own energy department.
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NASA's Swift helps tie neutrino to star-shredding black hole

Phys Dot Org 22 Feb 2021
Those particles then collide with light or other particles to generate high-energy neutrinos ... 1, 2019, the National Science Foundation's IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica detected a high-energy neutrino called IC191001A and backtracked along its trajectory to a location in the sky.
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Why the myth of freezing wind turbines in Texas power crisis doesn't hold up

The National 21 Feb 2021
The renewable industry, which accounts for about a quarter of the state’s energy mix, has largely been blamed, with pro-oil lobbyists and Republican officials circulating images of frozen turbines being “thawed” by helicopters ... Jeremy Crane, Yellow Door Energy ... In several parts of the world, renewable energy thrives in harsher climates.
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Why the myth of freezing wind turbines in the Texas blackout doesn't hold up

The National 21 Feb 2021
The outages across the southern US from a rare winter storm have left millions without power and officials in the country's energy capital of Texas, red-faced and eager to shift blame ... Why the Texas Big Freeze poses fresh challenges for US energy transition ... Texas blackouts fuel false claims about renewable energy.
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The Public Pulse: Student journalists; Great work, MUD; Climate concerns

Omaha World-Herald 20 Feb 2021
On Jan ... Energy reality ... Windmills operate in Antarctica, all year long ... Texas gets 7% of its energy from wind, the bulk is from natural gas, but it's the wind's fault? if I were to fix any blame, most, not all, should be on Austin, where all energy-related decisions are made ... Energy situation ... Thank the Lord that our Green Energy will save us ... .
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Our View: About those Texas turbines

Eagle-Tribune 19 Feb 2021
Greg Abbott took to the Fox News airwaves to lay the blame at the feet of alternative energy, of all things ... But they account for a mere 13% of the power outages, while providing about a quarter of the state’s energy in winter ... The wind turbines weren't outfitted to work in cold weather either, like those in Minnesota, Antarctica and Greenland.
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Our view: A new round of lies

The Salem News 19 Feb 2021
Greg Abbott took to the Fox News airwaves to lay the blame at the feet of alternative energy, of all things ... But they account for a mere 13% of the power outages, while providing about a quarter of the state’s energy in winter. More traditional energy sources — coal, gas and nuclear — have fared far worse, according to Abbott’s own energy department.
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EDITORIAL: Lies about alternative energy in Texas

Newburyport Daily News 19 Feb 2021
Greg Abbott took to the Fox News airwaves to lay the blame at the feet of alternative energy, of all things ... But they account for a mere 13% of the power outages, while providing about a quarter of the state’s energy in winter ... The wind turbines weren't outfitted to work in cold weather, either, unlike those in Minnesota, Antarctica and Greenland.
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Even Antarctica has wind power

Democratic Underground 18 Feb 2021
Antarctica’s environment presented some challenges for designing and constructing the turbine ... https.//www.antarctica.gov.au/antarctic-operations/stations/amenities-and-operations/renewable-energy/wind-power/.
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COLUMN: When 'The Day After Tomorrow' happens today

Independent Tribune 18 Feb 2021
Like the short-sighted VP of “The Day After Tomorrow,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott is going on Hannity, blaming renewable energy, even though it makes up less than a quarter of Texas energy needs. Colleagues have shared evidence from wind turbines working in Antarctica and Canada.
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NUI Galway student to take part in Antarctic expedition

The Irish Times 12 Feb 2021
Founded by explorer Robert Swan, the 2041 Foundation was set up to engage and inspire youth to preserve Antarctica ... Robert Swan has dedicated his life to the preservation of Antarctica through the promotion of recycling, renewable energy, and sustainability to combat the effects of climate change.
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NASA wants to use small satellites to unlock the secrets of the universe

Digital Trends 10 Jan 2021
As neutron stars collide, some of the debris blasts away in particle jets moving at nearly the speed of light, producing a brief burst of gamma rays. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab ... Finally, PUEO will be a science balloon launched from Antarctica, which will search for ultra-high energy neutrinos.
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