How do nodes reject/disconnect/ban one another
Can someone explain how nodes, when they discover a bad transaction from another node, “punish” the other node by disconnecting from them or other things.
Research shows oil field flaring emits nearly five times more methane than expected
Scientists took a dozen research flights over major U.S. oil and gas fields to sample flare emissions. They found more methane than was supposed to be there.
Lightning slowly reached 5k BTC locked !!! Amount locked growth is inversely correlated with BTC price (-71.25%) ?!?! Addresses that HODl more than 1K USD worth of bitcoin in the past year on the decline (77.18% price correlation).
Total BTC amount locked by the existing channels on the Lightning Network.
British citizens seek safety in BTC as central banks lose faith in them. – cryptowiky
Bitcoin is a convenient method of payment and a reliable store of money for many fans. It is becoming more and more popular, particularly in developing
Technology: University of New Mexico researchers find Bitcoin mining is environmentally unsustainable
Taken as a share of the market price, the climate change impacts of mining the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin is more comparable to the impacts of extracting and refining crude oil than mining gold, according to an analysis published in Scientific Reports by researchers at The University of New Mexico. The authors suggest that rather than being considered akin to ‘digital gold’, Bitcoin should instead be compared to much more energy-intensive products such as beef, natural gas, and crude oil.