SpaceX makes its 12th launch of the year

And to infiltrate around, CIMON is equipped with 14 internal fans, which exposes the white ball to the station's air and to move it in the direction it needs to be expelled. CIMON is capable of nodding in response to questions and will be able to zoo... More..

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Trump to pick new Supreme Court justice as Kennedy retires
by | Воскресенье, Июля 01, 2018

Trump to pick new Supreme Court justice as Kennedy retires

Kennedy joined conservatives in the majority to hold that corporate donations to political campaigns are protected by the First Amendment. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement...More..

Trump narrows down Supreme Court Justice replacements
by | Воскресенье, Июля 01, 2018

Trump narrows down Supreme Court Justice replacements

Some possible nominees being eyed include Thomas Hardiman, who serves alongside Trump's sister on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Raymond Kethledge, a federal appeals court judge w...More..

The Strawberry Moon, a Smaller and Less Bright Full Moon
by | Четверг, Июня 28, 2018

The Strawberry Moon, a Smaller and Less Bright Full Moon

The moon orbits Earth at an average distance of 240,000 miles, and there are around 30,000 miles between its closest and its furthest point to Earth. According to EarthSky.org , the Strawberry Full Moon peak...More..

Blood Moon 2018: How to watch longest lunar eclipse
by | Среда, Июня 27, 2018

Blood Moon 2018: How to watch longest lunar eclipse

Meanwhile, only parts of South America will get to witness the final stages of the eclipse, and North America, the Arctic, and numerous fish in the Pacific Ocean won't get to see it at all. UTC or 1:52 AM IST, ...More..

Saturn Opposition 2018: Witness The Allure Of Ringed Planet In Next Week
by | Вторник, Июня 26, 2018

Saturn Opposition 2018: Witness The Allure Of Ringed Planet In Next Week

The exact peak of the strawberry moon will be at 12:53 EST on Friday, according to Bustle , but the moon should appear similar in fullness to the human eye at any time of the night. It will sit fairly low ...More..

International Space Station Launches First Spacecraft To Clean Up Space Junk
by | Вторник, Июня 26, 2018

International Space Station Launches First Spacecraft To Clean Up Space Junk

Different organizations have different amounts of junk that they're tracking, but the Space Surveillance Network (SSN) tracks over 23,000 large amounts of debris larger than a softball, and it's suspected tha...More..

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa
by | Понедельник, Июня 25, 2018

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa

The 33-car freight train carrying oil from Alberta, Canada, derailed on Friday morning near Doon in Lyon County, Iowa . "We are containing the oil that was spilled as close to the incident as possible usin...More..

Cleanup Underway After Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill
by | Понедельник, Июня 25, 2018

Cleanup Underway After Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill

The railroad will focus on environmental recovery. Oil has leaked from 14 of the tankers, spilling into floodwaters and eventually in the rain-swollen Little Rock river. Sheriff Vander Stoep said, "There is so ...More..

NASA's Mars Rover Is Now Facing A 'Planet-Encircling' Dust Storm
by | Понедельник, Июня 25, 2018

NASA's Mars Rover Is Now Facing A 'Planet-Encircling' Dust Storm

Along with this new comparison photo, NASA released an awesome animated image showing what Curiosity saw as the dust storm approached its current location. Scott Guzewich, NASA atmospheric scientist at the ...More..

SpaceX Schedule: Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Launch Classified Military Satellite in 2020
by | Понедельник, Июня 25, 2018

SpaceX Schedule: Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Launch Classified Military Satellite in 2020

SpaceX has four other Falcon Heavy missions on its manifest: Another US Air Force mission, this one to launch a series of experimental satellites, is expected this fall. This week's award served as the first...More..

NASA's Curiosity rover captures photos of huge dust storm on Mars surface
by | Воскресенье, Июня 24, 2018

NASA's Curiosity rover captures photos of huge dust storm on Mars surface

Declaring it as a "planet-encircling" dust event, NASA noted that the grainy particles making up the storm have grown significantly over the Gale crater or the location where its Curiosity rover has been operat...More..

Don't forget Clean Air Day!
by | Суббота, Июня 23, 2018

Don't forget Clean Air Day!

Air pollution is linked to a wide range of illnesses and conditions, including cancer, diabetes, asthma, stroke and heart disease, as well as impacting on the development of children's lungs. This is why soon w...More..

Rex Probably Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue
by | Пятница, Июня 22, 2018

Rex Probably Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue

Then, they compared them to the hyoid bones of today's crocodiles and birds . "Tongues are usually overlooked, but they often offer ideas about the lifestyle of extinct animals", explained the study's leadin...More..

Scientists have named the fossil of an animal in honor of Obama,
by | Пятница, Июня 22, 2018

Scientists have named the fossil of an animal in honor of Obama,

Researchers say they named the creature after Obama to honor his passion for science . On the other hand, " janeae " refers to the co-owner of the property where both fossils were discovered, Jane Fargher....More..

EU agrees final energy saving, renewables targets
by | Пятница, Июня 22, 2018

EU agrees final energy saving, renewables targets

This provision could boost renovation of buildings and the use of more efficient technologies for heating and cooling. This will set a new relationship between European citizens and decision makers so that the ...More..

Volvo announces plan to use 25% recycled plastics in cars by 2025
by | Пятница, Июня 22, 2018

Volvo announces plan to use 25% recycled plastics in cars by 2025

Volvo also wants to raise awareness among auto industry suppliers, encouraging them to develop next-generation components that are as sustainable as possible, especially by integrating more recycled plastics. ...More..

Giant hogweed deliberately planted in Clarke County
by | Четверг, Июня 21, 2018

Giant hogweed deliberately planted in Clarke County

This plant grows up to the height of 14 feet with thick leaves stretching 2 to 5 feet across and large clusters of white flowers in an UMBRELLA PATTERN. Each plant produces a few hundred seeds, which can be car...More..

For 6 Weeks, Mars Will Appear Larger, Brighter to Earth Stargazers
by | Четверг, Июня 21, 2018

For 6 Weeks, Mars Will Appear Larger, Brighter to Earth Stargazers

In 2003, Mars came within 56.1 million kilometers of Earth, the closest it had come in 60,000 years, according to the Weather Channel . "If Earth and Mars followed perfectly circular orbits, opposition would...More..

by | Четверг, Июня 21, 2018

"Space Force" ordered by President Trump

During a meeting of the National Space Council , Trump said the Space Force would be " separate but equal " from the Air Force . There are vast advantages to having an advanced military presence in s...More..

Louisiana Homes At Risk Of Chronic Flooding In 30 Years
by | Четверг, Июня 21, 2018

Louisiana Homes At Risk Of Chronic Flooding In 30 Years

The projections use a high-end scenario for sea level rise because that is an "appropriately conservative projection to use" when estimating risk to homes, often people's largest asset, Cleetus said. A milli...More..

Venus revolves faster when it starts sunrise - scientists
by | Среда, Июня 20, 2018

Venus revolves faster when it starts sunrise - scientists

Venus is often called Earth's sister planet because of the similarities between the two. Venus might seem rather Earthly, given its similar size and presence of a thick, carbon dioxide-filled atmosphere. The ...More..

Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia
by | Вторник, Июня 19, 2018

Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

At 62 years she lived well beyond her typical life expectancy and was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest verified member of her species in 2016. "She was born in the jungles of Sumatra, an...More..

by | Вторник, Июня 19, 2018

Invasive plant can cause severe burns, blindness

The sap can cause painful blisters that can form and become "dark and pigmented", and scars that can last up to six years, according to the NYDEC. It's also been spotted in New York , Pennsylvania, Ohio, Mar...More..

Antarctica is melting three times as fast as a decade ago
by | Воскресенье, Июня 17, 2018

Antarctica is melting three times as fast as a decade ago

This rate increased when almost 241 billion tonnes of ice was lost from 2011 till 2017, according to a study in the journal Nature . The second study, also published in Nature , warns that time is running o...More..

Strongest sandstorm changed the work of Mars Rover Opportunity
by | Воскресенье, Июня 17, 2018

Strongest sandstorm changed the work of Mars Rover Opportunity

Nasa launched the twin rovers Opportunity and Spirit in 2003 to study Martian rocks and soil, and they landed in 2004. "It's like you have a loved one in a coma in the hospital". Rich Zurek, space scientist...More..

Distant eruption observed as black hole destroyed a star
by | Суббота, Июня 16, 2018

Distant eruption observed as black hole destroyed a star

Supermassive black holes that are millions to billions times the mass of the sun are thought to lurk in the hearts of most , if not all, large galaxies. Artist's conception of Tidal Disruption Event (TDE) in ...More..

As the scandals mount, conservatives turn on Scott Pruitt
by | Суббота, Июня 16, 2018

As the scandals mount, conservatives turn on Scott Pruitt

The two organizations have financial ties. "Administrator Pruitt, welcome to South Dakota", he said. Taxpayers spent more than $100,000 on the trip, which included private tours of the Vatican and meals at so...More..

Three new baby planets discovered not too far away from Earth
by | Пятница, Июня 15, 2018

Three new baby planets discovered not too far away from Earth

These planets are the first detected using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA ), the world's most powerful telescope for observing molecular gas and dust. "These results will provide esse...More..

Professor Stephen Hawking's ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey
by | Пятница, Июня 15, 2018

Professor Stephen Hawking's ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey

We shall give thanks for Stephen Hawking's remarkable gifts and for his life: for his years as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and for his global reach and influence as a scie...More..

Woman Sues NASA Over Ownership of Moon Dust Vial
by | Пятница, Июня 15, 2018

Woman Sues NASA Over Ownership of Moon Dust Vial

Laura Murray Cicco filed a lawsuit on June 6 at the US District Court in Kansas, alleging that there's no law that prevents people from possessing such type of materials. According to official NASA policy, an...More..

Melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate
by | Пятница, Июня 15, 2018

Melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate

Estimated annual ice loss from the Antarctic Peninsula rose from 7 billion to 33 billion metric tons over the same 25-year period, due to ice shelf collapse. "But remember for the Northern Hemisphere, for Nor...More..

Antarctica Is Losing An Unfathomable Amount of Ice
by | Пятница, Июня 15, 2018

Antarctica Is Losing An Unfathomable Amount of Ice

The Post also points out that East Antarctica lost around 28 billion tons of ice annually during the last five years. What is most concerning, is that nearly half of this ice loss has occurred in the past f...More..

NASA rover falls silent as huge dust storm envelops Mars
by | Четверг, Июня 14, 2018

NASA rover falls silent as huge dust storm envelops Mars

While the rover sent a transmission down to Earth on Sunday, the storm has intensified in recent days bringing "a dark, perpetual night over the rover's location", NASA said in a statement. One complication, he...More..

by | Четверг, Июня 14, 2018

United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup

The failed circuit was born out of the excitement of Canada's lone World Cup appearance in 1986, but the CPL has taken the reverse approach by kicking off seven years ahead of the 2026 tournament , with the op...More..

NASA’s Mars rover weathers North America-sized dust storm
by | Среда, Июня 13, 2018

NASA’s Mars rover weathers North America-sized dust storm

This isn't the first time Opportunity has dealt with a dust storm since it arrived on Mars in January 2004. The measured opacity level of the current storm is 10.8, almost double that of the 2007 event and ...More..

French farmers call for pursuit of fuel blockades
by | Среда, Июня 13, 2018

French farmers call for pursuit of fuel blockades

Total's 253,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Gonfreville refinery and nearby oil depot, its 109,000 bpd Feyzin refinery, the 220,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Donges refinery and 102,000 bpd Grandpuits refinery were among...More..

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast
by | Вторник, Июня 12, 2018

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast

The hurricane is moving north-west at about 10mph - a course it is expected to take until mid-week, the NHC said. Hurricane Bud is expected to deliver 3 inches to 6 inches of rain to much of southwestern Me...More..

Explainer: Indian scientists discover exoplanet 600 light years from Earth
by | Понедельник, Июня 11, 2018

Explainer: Indian scientists discover exoplanet 600 light years from Earth

Now, a trio of new rocky worlds has been discovered orbiting a distant star, and while they're a lot like Earth in terms of size, they're a bit steamier. "Very few such spectrographs exist around the world (mos...More..

NASA finds the building blocks of life on Mars
by | Воскресенье, Июня 10, 2018

NASA finds the building blocks of life on Mars

In any case, however, the molecules may provide key information to scientists in their continuing search for life on Mars , since "All life that we know of is based on organic molecules", Eigenbrode explain...More..

NASA to Extend Juno Jupiter's Mission by Three Years
by | Суббота, Июня 09, 2018

NASA to Extend Juno Jupiter's Mission by Three Years

But the radio signals slightly differed from what researchers have recorded on Earth , raising questions about the nature of lightning on Jupiter. NASA's Juno spacecraft has found Jovian lightning produces...More..

Mercedes delay engine upgrade due to 'quality issue'
by | Суббота, Июня 09, 2018

Mercedes delay engine upgrade due to 'quality issue'

Mercedes had intended for its works team and customer outfits Force India and Williams to run their second F1 power units of the campaign in Montreal this weekend. It will be a big weekend at the track, ...More..

Aletta expected to become first 2018 hurricane in Pacific
by | Суббота, Июня 09, 2018

Aletta expected to become first 2018 hurricane in Pacific

It could grow into a Category 4 sometime Friday. It had 75-mph maximum sustained winds and was moving west-northwest at 6 miles per hour, the NHC's 5 p.m. The Weather Channel reported the average date when t...More..

by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Earliest animal footprints found in China, study shows

For comparison, non-bilateral animals include sponges, corals, jellyfish, and anemones. Researchers have discovered the earliest known animal fossil footprints in South China , dating back about 635-541 mi...More..

Unhurried hurricanes: Study says tropical cyclones slowing
by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Unhurried hurricanes: Study says tropical cyclones slowing

To help, the Texas General Land Office partnered up with the University of Texas to conduct a survey for Texans who live in the affected areas, asking if they are still displaced and how much damage to their h...More..

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station
by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

The Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft lifted off at 11:12 UTC (17:12 in Kazakhstan) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The White House said earlier in 2018 that it would end direct funding of the orbiting outpost...More..

by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Mars Curiosity's Labs Are Back in Action

It is not a shocker that Curiosity has again found something interesting on Mars but the NASA's secrecy about it raised some questions. Mars rover is trending after one year: The National Aeronautics an...More..

by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Earliest animal footprints found in China

The Chinese and American team led by Dr Shuhai Xiao, from Virginia Tech in the USA, wrote in the journal Science Advances: "The irregular arrangement of tracks in the trackways may be taken as evidence that t...More..

by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

Astronauts en route to space station after successful launch

Only 31 percent say that the search for alien life and life-supporting planets is top priority, while 42 percent believe it's low priority, and 27 percent believe it's not important or should not be done. Only ...More..

NASA launches new crew to the International Space Station
by | Пятница, Июня 08, 2018

NASA launches new crew to the International Space Station

The crew will be lifting off on a Soyuz MS-09 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan . As for NASA, after the retiring of the Space Shuttle , it launched zero manned missions from U.S soil an...More..