Oct 302021

Grant’s execution was the first in Oklahoma since 2015 after a series of them went horribly wrong. It proceeded after the US Supreme Court lifted his stay of execution.

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Oct 302021

The dormitory’s nine identical residential floors would be organized into eight “houses” with eight “suites” (shown here) with eight bedrooms. | Credit: Courtesy” — The Independent

Charles Munger, a “97-year-old billionaire-investor turned amateur-architect” gave $200 million to the University of California Santa Barbara on one condition: that no one could change his blueprints for a “11-story, 1.68-million-square-foot structure that would house up to 4,500 students, 94 percent of whom would not have windows in their small, single-occupancy bedrooms,” reports The Independent. — Read the rest

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Oct 302021

Enlarge / This view of Jupiter’s turbulent atmosphere from NASA’s Juno spacecraft includes several of the planet’s southern jet streams. (credit: NASA)
Nasa’s Juno mission, the solar-powered robotic explorer of Jupiter, has completed its five-year prime mission to reveal the inner workings of the Solar System’s biggest planet. Since 2016, the spacecraft has flown within a few thousand kilometers of Jupiter’s colorful cloud tops every 53 days, using a carefully selected array of instruments to peer deeper into the planet than ever before.
The most recent findings from these measurements have now been published in a series of papers, revealing the three-dimensional structure of Jupiter’s weather systems—including of its famous Great Red Spot, a…

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