Juan Carlos Vergara

Science & Technology

Trump administration suspends Obama-era clean water rule

President Donald Trump has officially postponed a clean water regulation proposed by the Barack Obama administration in 2015. His goals are to create his own version of the proposal, a version less severe on farmers and real estate developers. According to the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, the Waters of the United…

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SpaceX prepares for rocket launch

SpaceX, America’s largest private aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, will debut the most powerful launcher in the world for a test flight into earth’s orbit next month. Tesla, Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk expected Falcon Heavy to be ready by the end of 2014, but the project proved to be more complex…

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Scientists predict major earthquakes for 2018

Research conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder suggests that there could be an increase in severe earthquakes due to Earth’s slower rotation. Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana conducted a study where they looked at earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 and greater that had occurred since…