28 Feb '18, 11am

Wacky weather: Arctic heatwave worries scientists as Europe freezes

BARCELONA (REUTERS) - Snow hit the third day of Formula One's pre-season testing on Wednesday (Feb 28), with no cars on track for the first two hours while the medical helicopter remained grounded in near-freezing temperatures. "You don't learn anything. We will never race in this circumstance, and the only thing you do is risk the car," commented Haas team principal Guenther Steiner. "This being the first test of the season, we are lean on spares, and we cannot risk it. And at the moment it does not look much better on Thursday. It is getting warmer but still wet." The first of two pre-season tests is due to end on Thursday, with the second also at the Circuit de Catalunya next week. The season starts in Melbourne with the Australian Grand Prix on March 25. Teams have discussed adding a day on to the second test but have yet to decide. "I am positive that next week will b...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/sport/formula-one/motor-racin...

Tweets

"Wacky weather: Arctic heatwave worries scientists as Europe freezes" via @straits_times:

"Wacky weather: Arctic heatwave worries scienti...

straitstimes.com 28 Feb '18, 12pm

SINGAPORE - Right now it's colder in parts of England than the North Pole in a freakish weather event that is alarming sci...

Lab-grown liver tumours help Singapore scientis...

straitstimes.com 28 Feb '18, 12pm

SINGAPORE - A team of scientists has managed to grow tiny liver cancer tumours in a laboratory which they believe could ho...

Marines ramp up training under the Arctic north...

stripes.com 28 Feb '18, 11am

Marines with the Marine Rotational Force Europe are putting the Corps motto “in every clime and place” to the test as they...

Unhappiness over Mandarin-language local editio...

straitstimes.com 27 Feb '18, 8am

SINGAPORE - News that the inaugural local edition of hit cooking television show MasterChef will be aired in Mandarin has ...

One Arctic town's very busy polar bear patrol

worldwildlife.org 27 Feb '18, 6pm

The hard work of the polar bear patrol Throughout the Arctic, conflicts between polar bears and humans have risen as summe...

Soldiers in Europe are now using lasers to shoot down drones

Soldiers in Europe are now using lasers to shoo...

armytimes.com 28 Feb '18, 5pm

For decades, the Defense Department has put money and manpower behind putting directed energy — or laser — weapons in the ...

Snow

Snow

watchprosite.com 03 Mar '18, 7am

ptug 45 Show profile Show other posts Send PM Snow Mar 02, 2018,23:13 PM This message has been edited by Ares501 - Mr Gree...

Dormant desert life hints at possibilities on #...

straitstimes.com 26 Feb '18, 11pm

MIAMI (AFP) - It may rain once a decade or less in South America's Atacama Desert, but tiny bacteria and microorganisms su...

Arctic winter temperatures soar 25 deg C above ...

straitstimes.com 22 Feb '18, 3pm

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - While the Eastern United States simmers in some of its warmest February weather ever record...

#MercedesBenz #News: Cigarette Racing 515 Proje...

mercedes-benz.com 22 Feb '18, 11am

Representing the ninth special edition boat created from this partnership, the Cigarette Racing 515 Project ONE is 51’ 5” ...

Scientists Stunned by Off-the-Charts Arctic Tem...

ecowatch.com 26 Feb '18, 5pm

Over the past few days, many climate scientists took to social media to express dismay over the Arctic's unseasonably warm...

World's Largest Seed Bank Hits One Million Uniq...

ecowatch.com 26 Feb '18, 2pm

Nestled in the Svalbard archipelago lies a small unassuming-yet-sturdy building housing the world's largest collection of ...