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Axios Science – February 7, 2019

Two other important studies on Antarctic ice shed light on how much progress scientists make in predicting the future of the continent and how little we know. The Threat: The first study published on January 30 in Science Advances used radar made of synthetic apertures from satellites and aircraft to survey the movement and structure of the rapidly populated Thwaites …

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Axios: Trump spent nearly 60% of his time in unstructured leadership times.

Axios cited 51 private schedules provided by an unnamed source from the White House, which contains "almost every working day since the interludes". During this time, the president spent 297 hours in "leadership time," a daytime television, telephone, and meeting. According to Axios, the same timetable revealed that the president had "approximately 77 hours for meetings that included policy planning, …

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CEOs under pressure to save society – Axios

By Numbers: Over three-quarters (76%) of respondents to the latest issue of Trustman Trust Barometer's annual survey say CEOs should take the lead and not wait for the government to impose them Growth of 11 percent points from last year. A majority believe CEOs could bring about a positive change in issues such as equal pay, prejudice and discrimination, education …

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Our sun will turn into a solid crystal in 10 billion years – Axios

In about 10 billion years, our Sun is likely to turn into a white dwarf – a shrunken, extremely dense star whose core has burned out and its outer layers have been shed. A new study was published on Wednesday In the journal Nature states to provide the first evidence that white dwarf stars form solid crystal nuclei containing metallic …

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Apple is not China – Axios

Datapoint 1: At the end of December, a major US consumer brand announced a blockbuster quarter, driven primarily by sales in China. Before adjusting for currency fluctuations, Nike's quarterly sales in China increased 31%, with even more digital sales in the country. " We have not seen any impact on our business by some US companies – China's dynamics, which …

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NASA is writing history of space exploration – Axios

"We are committed to the capabilities of this spacecraft, and tomorrow we will know how well we have worked," said Alan Stern, New Horizons & # 39; s chief investigator, at a press conference. What to Remember: Scientists will have to wait until New Year's Day to see if their efforts were successful as the spacecraft is on autopilot and …

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The hot, new social network – Axios

A trend in 2018 was that parents named their babies after Fortnite figures, as Ramirez and "skins" or outfits like Bunny and Leviathan, according to a Baby Center report. [19659002BetsyMorris covering the Wall Street Journal's Mobile Tech points out that Fortnite "not only changes the way boys spend their time, but how they communicate – it's essentially like being open …

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Trump's lame-duck debacle – Axios

President Trump has botched the six weeks since halftime, repeatedly making unforeseen mistakes that have led to weaker markets and political standing as he enters the next year's split government and his re-election race. What happens: Yesterday Dump on Trump Day became the president's usual ally when Republican officials condemned his seemingly impulsive decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from …

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The market rally that could signal an impending recession – Axios

Data: Factset; Chart: Lazaro Gamio / Axios They missed the huge market rally last week, which has to do with all the political news and stock market noise. The 10-year benchmark government bond price rose from 100.22 on Monday morning to 102.12 on the close of trading on Friday. Why it matters: This is a massive step in the world …

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