Why don’t we shoot garbage into the Sun?

The Earth is getting full of waste, pollution, and garbage. Yes, the world should focus on recycling and reducing waste, but, the truth is that it’s just not that easy, and in fact, we’re not doing well so far. So, why not shoot the Earth’s garbage into space, or even better, into the Sun?

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Why NASA did not produce reusable rockets?

Rocket development has become one of the most critical areas of study in the modern technology niche. Most well-developed countries are looking forward to exploring space nowadays. Various types of space equipment and gear are being developed for space exploration.

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Top 20 Countries having the most number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (July 31, 2021 Update)

There are a total of 1154 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world (as of July 31, 2021: 897 Cultural, 218 Natural, and 39 Mixed) in 167 countries. Here are the top 20 countries having the most number of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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The Impact of Sustainable Coding in Combating Climate Change

Climate change is a global dilemma that most people in this world are largely concerned about. Ever since discovering that certain human-made gases like CFCs and excessive burning of fossil fuels, humans have resorted to finding ways to prevent the ozone layer from being further depleted.

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Eunice Foote: the woman who discovered global warming as early as 1856

Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), an American scientist named Eunice Foote documented the underlying cause of today’s climate change crisis.

Sylvia G. Dee, Rice University

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How Robotics Can Revolutionize Sustainability

Climate change is a topic that’s discussed more and more frequently as the effects of human interactions with the planet begin to manifest. There has been a rise in natural disasters and temperature fluctuations. The previous balance that existed in ecosystems is now deteriorating, and the solutions to mitigate further problems are now delving into the realm of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI).

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How Businesses Are Reducing Their Reliance on Plastics

Over the past 75 odd years, plastics have become an integral part of our lives. Nearly every single thing we interact with has some plastic component to it. From children’s toys to packaging to disposable dishware to the little stickers on our bananas – all of these things create plastic waste, much of it after one use.

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How Scientists “Look” Inside Asteroids

Asteroids can pose a threat to life on Earth but are also a valuable source of resources to make fuel or water to aid deep space exploration. Devoid of geological and atmospheric processes, these space rocks provide a window onto the evolution of the solar system. But to really understand their secrets, scientists must know what’s inside them.

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Wally Funk becomes the oldest person to fly in space at 82 years old

American astronaut Wally Funk (born February 1, 1939) became the oldest person to fly in space, breaking a 23-year record held by the fellow American John Glenn (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016). Glenn was 77 years old when he went to space with Space Shuttle Discovery (mission STS-95, launched on 29 October 1995).

82-year-old Funk set this record on Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft. As of 2021, she remains the only member of the Mercury 13 (see notes 1) to have traveled to space. Only two members of Mercury 13 are still alive, the other being Nora Jessen.

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