Posts tagged with science

  1. Are Our Sierra Nevada Towns Destined to Go Down in Flames?

    13 Jul 2022

    This story was originally published with both The Xylom & The Sierra Nevada Ally. Visit them to see the story’s visuals and consider supporting independent journalism.  I grew up in Quincy, California, a small, vibrant mountain community in the far north reaches of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The area…

  2. The Face of Fire Under Climate Change

    09 Nov 2021

    With the climate crisis worsening the frequency and severity of wildfires, communities are feeling the pain—and the cost California’s Dixie Fire, the second-largest wildfire in the state’s history, started as a small 600-square-foot fire. Within a week, the blaze covered roughly 100,000 acres. Evacuations were ordered, and more than 10,000…

  3. SpaceX satellites soaring across Nevada night sky leave many curious

    14 Jun 2021

    If you have looked up at the night sky lately, you may have seen a string of lights blazing by. While these may be an unidentified object to a lot of people, they are part of Elon Musk’s goal of universal internet. These SpaceX satellites, known as Starlinks, are often…

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