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Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy
Visible light is just one part of the electromagnetic spectrum that astronomers use to study the universe.
Night Skies are Getting 9.6% Brighter Every Year as Light Pollution Erases Stars for Everyone
For most of human history, the stars blazed in an otherwise dark night sky. But starting around the Industrial Revolution, as artificial light increasingly lit cities and towns at night, the stars began to disappear.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Rural Americans Aren’t Included in Inflation Figures – and for them, the Cost of Living May be Rising Faster
When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate.
AI and the Future of Work: 5 Experts on What ChatGPT, DALL-E and Other AI Tools Mean for Artists and Knowledge Workers
From steam power and electricity to computers and the internet, technological advancements have always disrupted labor markets, pushing out some jobs while creating others.
As Rural Homelessness Increases, HUD Aims Money at Helping People Without Access to Shelters
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has opened up millions of dollars in funding for groups serving unhoused people in rural areas — an unprecedented move by the agency, say housing advocates.
Democratic House Passes Historic Climate and Health Care Bill Despite GOP Opposition
The Inflation Reduction Act passed on Friday on a party-line vote.
Senate Democrats Pass Historic Climate and Health Care Bill Over Unanimous GOP Opposition
Every Republican in the Senate voted against the Inflation Reduction Act.
Senate Approves Legislation to Increase Chip Production to Rival China
On July 27th, the U.S. Senate approved sweeping legislation to assist the local semiconductor industry in an effort to help businesses and curtail Chinese dominance in the sector.