Mt. Edgecumbe officially reclassified from ‘dormant’ to ‘historically active’

Mt. Edgecumbe, as photographed from the air on May 19, 2022. Along with the status change from “dormant” to “historically active,” Mt. Edgecumbe is now listed as a “moderate threat” by the USGS Volcano Hazards program. “Alaska has a lot of ‘very high’ and ‘high’ threat volcanoes that erupt frequently,” says Cheryl Cameron, a geologist … Read more

New multi-million facility to support emerging digital technologies officially opens in Liverpool – BIOENGINEER.ORG

The University of Liverpool’s Digital Innovation Facility (DIF), a £ 12.7 million Center of Excellence in emerging digital technologies, was officially opened by the Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, alongside tech entrepreneur and visiting Professor at the University of Liverpool, Sir Robin Saxby. The University of Liverpool’s Digital Innovation Facility (DIF), a … Read more

U.S. officially surpasses one million COVID-19 deaths

Credit: Will Kirk / Johns Hopkins University. The United States has officially surpassed one million reported COVID-19 deaths, according to data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s a morbid milestone for a new disease that first emerged in China in late 2019, claimed its first American lives in early 2020, and rapidly became … Read more

UWEC officially begins new science building project

CLEAR WATER, Wis. (WEAU) – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC) officially began work Wednesday on a major addition to campus. The university is adding a new Science and Health Sciences building, which UWEC Chancellor James Schmidt said will cost about $ 250 million. “It’s a 350,000-square-foot building. It will hold all of our science and … Read more

An 85-Mile-Wide Comet Is Officially The Largest Comet Ever Observed

The Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet, identified in 2021, is officially the biggest comet ever observed. The new record, reported on the preprint website arXiv and now accepted for publication in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics Letters, bumps the Hale-Bopp comet from the top spot. Hale-Bopp was discovered in 1995 and became visible to the naked eye in … Read more