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The U.S. Drought Monitor for September 10, showed no change in the proportions of the state in various categories of drought. That may change slightly next week; a week ago the Southeast portion of the state experienced heavy rain as a spin-off from a recent Pacific hurricane. But, the record temperatures being set this week ensure that the increasing intensity of the drought will continue.
Speaking in Moscow on Saturday at the 40th Science Assembly of the highly-respected international Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Lev Zeleny, Director of Russia's Space Research Institute, presented a wide-ranging and ambitious plan for Russian space exploration and space science over the next two decades.
In an interview with Nature magazine on the status and challenges of the international ITER fusion project, ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima stressed that both the collaborative international program and the domestic experiments of each partner country are needed for the future of fusion. He used the United Kingdom as an example. There, about 50 people are working on ITER, he said.
Last week's forecasts that California had two years before it would run out of water, have been challenged by Prof. Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who wrote yesterday in the Los Angeles Times that California has only 12-18 months of water in storage—a most dramatic revision of even last week's reports.
In 2013 once again German nuclear power plants were able to demonstrate their reliability and productivity in international comparison: In the past year, three blocks in Germany were placed among the 10 best plants worldwide with regard to their power generation quantity.
NASA and India Are Discussing Setting up a Joint Mars Working Group
"Look at what China is doing on the Moon, that's your standard. The China program is the program that's going to define, the future of mankind. Because what China is doing will be the challenge, for the entire planet. That's the absolute challenge. And if you're not up to the China standard, you ain't nothing'! What China's doing is going to settle the future of mankind...
A new report on the impact of the drought in California, was released last week by the University of California, Davis—one of the world's leading agriculture centers...
MEGAN BEETS: Hello, today is July 9th, 2014. My name is Megan Beets, and I'll be your host for this week. I'm joined in the studio today by Liona Fan-Chiang and Benjamin Deniston, of the LaRouche PAC Scientific Research Team...