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June 18, 2018 2:36 AM Sizing Up Tesla’s $10 Billion Debt Stack

Electric-car maker has borrowed heavily to fund its big aspirations Tesla Inc. is growing faster than any other auto maker—just not always in ways stockholders would want. The company’s debt has surged just as fast as sales, while profits remain elusive. Tesla debt hits $10 billion after company issues $2.8 billion of bonds in five months as it struggles 269

June 16, 2018 3:49 PM Coast Guard considers new bulb for Hatteras Lighthouse

Coast Guard considers new bulb for Hatteras Lighthouse The Coast Guard is considering changing the bulb on the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to the latest technology. Coast Guard electrician James Harper tells the Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, that an LED light would cut repair costs, travel time and man hours. The beacon atop the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 68

June 11, 2018 10:50 PM Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels

In 2016, about $297 billion was spent on renewables—compared with $143 billion on new nuclear, coal, gas and fuel-oil power plants, Global spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power. More than half of the power-generating 69

May 24, 2018 2:09 PM Gov. Mead, journalist kick off Wyoming Energy Summit

Gov. Mead, journalist kick off Wyoming Energy Summit The Wyoming Energy Summit, a symposium for exploring the future of carbon-based energy and its relation to the Wyoming economy, was held at the University of Wyoming. The Laramie Boomerang reports Gov. Matt Mead and energy journalist and author Robert Bryce kicked off the summit Wednesday with discussions 52

May 14, 2018 2:00 PM Saturn's gorgeous rings and 3 moons shine in stunning Cassini photo

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Saturn, its rings and the moons Mimas, Janus and Tethys on March 13, 2006. Tethys is below the ring plane, Mimas is above it and tiny Janus appears to sit right on the rings in this view. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) NASA and the Cassini team have given us another gorgeous blast from Saturn's 268

May 11, 2018 2:53 PM Solar-Panel Makers Ramp Up U.S. Manufacturing Plans

Tax overhaul, tariffs on imported solar cells make manufacturing in the U.S. more compelling, companies say Solar panel makers are stepping up U.S. manufacturing, and it isn’t all because of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported solar panels. At least three panel companies have announced manufacturing plans in the U.S. in recent months. China’s 54

May 8, 2018 3:36 PM Jupiter in opposition: Planet will appear bigger, brighter on Tuesday

You won't need binoculars to catch this shiny display: Jupiter will be at its biggest and brightest Tuesday night. The gas giant will be in opposition — opposite the sun — rising high in the sky in the east shortly after sunset. The largest planet in the solar system will be at its highest around midnight local time. "Jupiter comes to opposition about 853

May 6, 2018 1:58 PM Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE

Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest. The best new journalist of the year was Jordan Bishop of the Stillwater News Press. The Stillwater newspaper took second place 97

April 30, 2018 8:12 PM You Can See an Incredible View of the Moon and Jupiter Tonight. Here’s How

People looking toward the stars on Monday night will have a chance to see a nearly full moon alongside Jupiter, one of the brightest planets in the solar system. There was a full moon on Sunday night. While it’s now technically a waning gibbous, the moon will still look full to the Earthly eye on Monday, when it will also appear closer to Jupiter 102

April 25, 2018 11:59 AM You Can Now See Nearly 1.7 Billion Stars With This Incredibly Detailed Map of the Milky Way

(BERLIN) — The European Space Agency is releasing the most detailed star chart yet for the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies. The data released Wednesday include high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars collected by the space agency’s Gaia probe, which was launched in 2013. It follows the release two years ago of a smaller batch of measurements 119