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FDA Authorizes First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19

Antibody

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first serology (antibody) point-of-care (POC) test for COVID-19. The Assure COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device was first authorized for emergency use by certain labs in July 2020 to help identify individuals with antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, indicating recent or prior COVID-19 infection. Today, that EUA is…

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Asteroid 2020 SW will pass closer than some Satellites

  A small asteroid labeled 2020 SW was discovered on September 18, 2020, from Mt. Lemmon Observatory in Arizona will pass a lot closer than the moon’s distance this week, passing even closer than geostationary satellites. This approach is so close that Earth’s gravity will bend the space rock’s trajectory. This should occur on September 24, 2020 around 7:18 am…

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Is there Life in the Clouds of Venus?

Clouds of Venus

  An international team of astronomers, led by Professor Jane Greaves of Cardiff University, announced the discovery of a rare molecule, phosphine, in the clouds of Venus. On Earth, this gas is only made industrially, or by microbes that thrive in oxygen-free environments. Astronomers have speculated for decades that high clouds on Venus could offer a home for microbes – floating free of the…

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SETI Still Searching For ETs

A recent survey found that there is no evidence of artificial radio signals in a region of space that contains 10 million stars. Using a radio telescope, astronomers in Australia used a radio telescope to search for the signals and came up empty This is not necessarily bad news for those hoping to find extraterrestrial life. The question of “is…

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Hyundai Expands NEXO Fuel Cell SUV Availability

Fuel Cell SUV

As California continues to lead the nation in clean air initiatives, Hyundai fuels the advancement of sustainable mobility and zero emissions solutions with its NEXO fuel cell SUV, now available at Roseville Hyundai near Sacramento. Roseville Hyundai is the fourth dealership in California to currently offer NEXO, with two dedicated dealerships in Northern California and two in Southern California. NEXO…

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NASA Selects Catherine Koerner as Orion Program Manager

NASA has selected Catherine Koerner as manager of the agency’s Orion Program. In this role, she will be responsible for the development and operations of NASA’s newest spacecraft that will carry astronauts on Artemis missions to the Moon and return them safely to Earth. Koerner begins her new position effective Tuesday, Sept. 8. “I’m honored to be selected as the…

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Virtual Unveiling: Pearl Harbor Presents a View from Above

Virtual Unveiling

Gift from U-Haul CEO Joe Shoen and family provides new elevator, completes restoration of Ford Island Control Tower Virtual Unveiling: Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum and U-Haul® International are pleased to offer the virtual unveiling of the Ford Island Control Tower renovations and the breathtaking panorama of America’s first WWII aviation battlefield that will soon be available to the public. While the…

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Dramatic Growth of Glacial Lakes

Glacial

  In the largest-ever study of glacial lakes, researchers using 30 years of NASA satellite data have found that the volume of these lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990 as glaciers melt and retreat due to climate change. The findings, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, will aid researchers assessing the potential hazards to communities downstream…

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The Home Depot Mobilizes to Support Communities Facing Hurricane Laura

Home Depot

As Hurricane Laura marches toward the Gulf Coast, The Home Depot® will activate its Hurricane Command Center to support communities preparing for the storm. This year, the Hurricane Command Center will be virtual to prioritize safety and social distancing. More than 250 associates from the company’s merchandising, operations and supply chain teams are working around the clock to move truckloads…

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NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Joins Boeing Starliner Crew Mission to Space Station

Boeing Starliner

NASA has assigned astronaut Jeanette Epps to NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 mission, the first operational crewed flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.   Epps will join NASA astronauts Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada for a six-month expedition planned for a launch in 2021 to the orbiting space laboratory. The flight will follow NASA…

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