|megpie71 (megpie71) wrote,|
@ 2017-01-13 09:03:00
|Entry tags:||activism: three things|
What Went Right - 13 JAN 2017
Even on a so-called "bad luck day", there's stories about things going right in the mainstream media. Here are three of them.
Wellington Dam desalination plan to boost local agriculture by Andrew O'Connor (ABC Western Australia)
There are plans afoot for a private company to desalinate water from Wellington Dam in order to make it suitable for agricultural use.
Alien-looking shrimp of the desert appear in Central Australia after flooding rains by Emilia Terzon (ABC Radio Darwin)
The shield shrimp appear once again, hatching after heavy rains.
Vantablack: It's blacker than black, but where is the world's darkest material being used? by ABC Science (uncredited)
The material "Vantablack" is an array of tiny carbon nanotubules, absorbs pretty much all the light that impacts it, and is finding a number of uses in astronomical instruments.
So there's my three for the day. If you've found any stories about "what went right", why not share them in the comments?
This entry was originally posted at http://megpie71.dreamwidth.org/76046.htm