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Renewable vs. non-renewable power generation across the region (updated every 30 minutes)
Renewables include biomass(0.5%), nuclear(49.7%), solar(0.5%) and wind(29.1%). Excludes imports
NASA Picture of the Day: The Solar System's Planet Trails
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Stars trail through a clear morning sky in this postcard from a rotating planet. The timelapse image is constructed from consecutive exposures made over nearly three hours with a camera fixed to a tripod beside the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on June 24. Arcing above the eastern horizon after the series of exposures began, a waning crescent Moon left the brightest streak and watery reflection. On that date the planets of the Solar System were also lined up along the ecliptic and left their own trails before sunrise.
Take A Look At The Humans Of 2050
In just under thirty years’ time technology will redefine the human experience, as advances allow us to augment our senses, monitor our health and even regulate our temperature, according to global heating company Viessmann, whose mission is to create living spaces for future generations.
Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
(2008 NO3)2nd Jul468104730,92217,559,105
152671 (1998 HL3)2nd Jul23953415,63717,156,449
468727 (2010 JE87)3rd Jul18641631,19531,737,656
7482 (1994 PC1)3rd Jul1283287137,29841,224,933
(2001 XP31)5th Jul9822023,30125,722,696
152637 (1997 NC1)5th Jul670149919,75410,256,833
(2017 OA)6th Jul26559456,90535,319,446
(2013 GG69)6th Jul477106630,59914,979,077
(2005 XT77)8th Jul15234232,52633,189,173
523808 (2007 ML24)8th Jul36682043,79317,028,392