'Full worm supermoon' (and asteroids) set for the first day of spring

A Super moon happens when the full moon occurs when it is closest to the earth in its orbit around it. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac , the moon will appear bigger and brighter than usual. A supermoon is a full moon that almost coincides ... More..

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A 1,500 Ton Meteor Exploded Over Earth Last Year
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A 1,500 Ton Meteor Exploded Over Earth Last Year

Unlike the Chelyabinsk meteor , which was captured on CCTV, mobile phones and auto dashboard cameras, the December arrival from outer space went largely unnoticed at the time because it exploded in such a remo...More..

UK Conservative politicians back 'inspirational' school climate strikers
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

UK Conservative politicians back 'inspirational' school climate strikers

Plans for the March 15 strike developed from the activism of 16-year-old Swedish youth environmentalist Greta Thunberg , who started her activism (alone) in August 2018 by skipping school to sit outside the ...More..

Three new astronauts arrive at space station
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Three new astronauts arrive at space station

The Expedition 59 liftoff, which will be live-streamed on NASA TV , is scheduled for 3:14 p.m. EST and will take place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Space.com reported . Some of these investigat...More..

Students around the world protest climate inaction
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Students around the world protest climate inaction

Which Scottish areas will see school strikes? He is helping organize a climate strike because he wants to ensure that future generations will experience the island's natural beauty and clean air. In December...More..

An Ancient Solar Storm Revealed by Greenland's Ice
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

An Ancient Solar Storm Revealed by Greenland's Ice

The lines and the location of these events on the surface of the sun could guide the particles towards Earth's atmosphere. Evidence for the solar super-storm emerged from a study of 100,000-year-old ice-cor...More..

NASA releases the final panorama that Opportunity took on Mars
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

NASA releases the final panorama that Opportunity took on Mars

NASA also provided an annotated version of the image pointing out the various features that Opportunity captured in the shot. It gives a view of the rim of the Endeavour Crater in the distance, rover tracks f...More..

Nasa May Pick All-Women Team to be First on Mars
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Nasa May Pick All-Women Team to be First on Mars

The Trump administration's ultimate goal, he said, is a mission to Mars. "It's likely to be a woman, the first next person on the Moon ". Bridenstine even said NASA could launch that effort this year if thin...More..

JAXA, Toyota to develop manned lunar rover
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

JAXA, Toyota to develop manned lunar rover

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corp. have announced a project to develop a manned lunar rover that will enable astronauts to spend long periods exploring ...More..

Elon Musk's SpaceX 'Crew Dragon' makes successful landing
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX 'Crew Dragon' makes successful landing

After hours of suspense, the Dragon spacecraft touched down at 8:45 am (1345 GMT) some 230 miles (370 kilometers) off the coast of the U.S. state of Florida . "I don't think we saw really anything in the missi...More..

Greens again encourage students to skip school to protest
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Greens again encourage students to skip school to protest

How involved were you with the climate strike that happened at the end of a year ago? In the face of a climate crisis and no adequate government response, taking action is clearly the responsible choice. We m...More..

Natural Power welcomes Offshore Wind Sector Deal
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Natural Power welcomes Offshore Wind Sector Deal

Offshore wind now provides just over 7% of Britain's power, but the government wants that increased to more than 30% by 2030. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said the Offshore ...More..

Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing page emerges in new trove
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing page emerges in new trove

The handwritten page - part of an appendix to a 1930 paper written by the Nobel victor on unified field theory - was discovered nestled in the 110-page trove Israel's Hebrew University was given as a donation. ...More..

Hubble & Gaia accurately weigh the Milky Way
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Hubble & Gaia accurately weigh the Milky Way

They measured the velocity of globular clusters - dense star clusters that orbit the spiral disc of the galaxy at great distances. To weigh the galaxy, the team augmented Gaia measurements for 34 globul...More..

NASA astronauts to team up for first all-female spacewalk
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

NASA astronauts to team up for first all-female spacewalk

NASA Flight Controller Kristen Facciol sparked worldwide excitement at the beginning of this month when she tweeted her elation at being assigned to assist the spacewalk from the ground. McClain, a graduat...More..

SpaceX Dragon: ISS astronaut taxi faces ‘MOST DANGEROUS’ test yet on re-entry
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

SpaceX Dragon: ISS astronaut taxi faces ‘MOST DANGEROUS’ test yet on re-entry

Crew Dragon is now whirling through orbit and is scheduled to splash down in the Atlantic Ocean around 8:45 am ET after spending six days in space for the uncrewed demonstration mission. Boeing is scheduled to ...More..

Israel's Moon-Bound Spacecraft Sends Back First Selfie From 20K Miles Over Earth
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Israel's Moon-Bound Spacecraft Sends Back First Selfie From 20K Miles Over Earth

The Beresheet lander, which is the size of a dishwasher and takes its name from the Hebrew phrase for "In the Beginning", was built by SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries with almost $100 million in bac...More..

SpaceX's capsule docks at space station
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

SpaceX's capsule docks at space station

Everything went pretty much perfectly, and now it's clear that SpaceX is in the lead and ahead of competitor Boeing in the race to provide NASA with the means to send astronauts into space whenever it wants. ...More..

Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election

Trudeau has denied the SNC-Lavalin affair had anything to do with Wilson-Raybould's move, saying she would still be justice minister had former Treasury Board president Scott Brison not suddenly chose to leav...More..

An Important Step for Commercial Crew — This Week @ NASA
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

An Important Step for Commercial Crew — This Week @ NASA

The white Dragon capsule, developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company under contract to NASA, closed in on the orbiting station almost 260 miles above the Pacific Ocean and, flying autonomously, linked up on its ow...More..

Milestone: Capsule with dummy aboard docks at space station
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Milestone: Capsule with dummy aboard docks at space station

A veteran of two spaceflights, Garrett Reisman left NASA in 2011 to play a senior role in the development of the Crew Dragon spacecraft at SpaceX until a year ago. "The Crew Dragon is a fundamental redesi...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends using cars instead of subway after 'hypocrisy' claims
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends using cars instead of subway after 'hypocrisy' claims

Asked if the complaint shows she was connected to "dark money" during the campaign, Ocasio-Cortez replied, "No, no". The Complaint alleges that Chakrabarti's LLC served as a "cutout", for at least $885,735 rece...More..

22 of world's 30 most polluted cities are in India, Greenpeace says
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

22 of world's 30 most polluted cities are in India, Greenpeace says

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. PM2.5 pollutants can enter deep inside the lungs and bloodst...More..

Scientists Figured Out How To Make Mice See in Infrared
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Scientists Figured Out How To Make Mice See in Infrared

So can the fearsome Predator. This tech worked with the structures that already exist in the eye to push vision beyond the realm of visible light . This would indicate that the nanoparticles and conventional...More..

Farm Bureau Statement on Confirmation of EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Farm Bureau Statement on Confirmation of EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler

But most Republicans, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming, said Wheeler had eased the burden on industry without undermining key environmental protections...More..

SpaceX astronaut capsule launched on ISS test mission
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX astronaut capsule launched on ISS test mission

The rocket blasted off without incident at 2:49 am (0749 GMT) from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral , lighting up Florida's coastline. The mission is incredibly important for both SpaceX and NAS...More..

Gargantuan tarantula drags opossum along rainforest floor
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Gargantuan tarantula drags opossum along rainforest floor

For small animals in the tropics, spiders and their arthropod cousins are responsible for "a surprising amount of death", scientists recently discovered. Grundler said in the statement that, at the time, he and...More..

by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX, NASA successfully launch Crew Dragon on historic test flight

This handout photo released by NASA shows the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen seen on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Dem...More..

SpaceX set for crew demo launch
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

SpaceX set for crew demo launch

The test flight will last six days, and be real in every way - liftoff from Florida on Saturday, docking to the International Space Station (ISS) the following day. While Saturday's SpaceX test mission is a c...More..

Now it is Jody Wilson-Raybould's turn to speak
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Now it is Jody Wilson-Raybould's turn to speak

Wilson-Raybould wrote to Justice Committee chair Anthony Housefather on Monday requesting not to appear until as numerous "possible constraints" were removed. Trudeau's government has been on the defensive sinc...More..