Pelosi stops short of endorsing Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't old enough to run for president. Ed Markey held to unveil their resolution calling for a "Green New Deal". Progressive activists are "extremely supportive of the Green New Deal and think of it as the gold standard p... More..

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The Milky Way Is Totally Twisted
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

The Milky Way Is Totally Twisted

This is where hundreds of billions of stars can be found - together with a huge mass of dark matter . Astronomers looked at data from the WISE survey of infrared stars and noted that it contained a large s...More..

Drift of the North Pole forces early magnetic map update ars_ab.settitle(1451611)
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Drift of the North Pole forces early magnetic map update ars_ab.settitle(1451611)

Scientists this week have updated the location of magnetic north a year ahead of schedule. The magnetic north pole is wandering about 34 miles (55 kilometers) a year. Its speed jumped from about 9 miles p...More..

Climate change will dramatically alter colour of Earth's oceans
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Climate change will dramatically alter colour of Earth's oceans

Scientists already know that climate change is affecting plankton, with warmer waters leading to different algae species blooming in new waters, for instance. Scientists have predicted that if this continues, o...More..

by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Huge cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay

Thwaites has enough ice that if it all melted, global sea levels would rise a little more than two feet. While researchers are still learning new things about the complex ways ice melts at the Thwaite Gla...More..

Brazil dam disaster increases to 121
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Brazil dam disaster increases to 121

The disaster happened in the municipality of Brumadinho on January 25 when a tailings dam collapsed and sent 13 million cubic meters of sludge and mud down the hill. The most recent victims were found in a ch...More..

Hubble accidentally discovers ancient dwarf galaxy
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Hubble accidentally discovers ancient dwarf galaxy

An worldwide team of astronomers recently used the telescope to study white dwarf stars in the NGC 6752. NASA has shared a stunning image of the dwarf galaxy that was captured by Hubble . You may have spot...More..

Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Early spring predicted as groundhog does not see shadow

According to tradition, if he sees his shadow, he regards it as an omen of six more weeks of bad weather and returns to his hole. TIME tested the accuracy of various groundhogs based on their ability to p...More..

NASA makes ‘disturbing,’ Manhattan-sized discovery in the Antarctic
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

NASA makes ‘disturbing,’ Manhattan-sized discovery in the Antarctic

While researchers are still learning new things about the complex ways ice melts at the Thwaite Glacier, at its most basic, the giant cavity represents a simple (if unfortunate) scientific actuality. "We are ...More..

United States polar vortex 2019: U.S. faces historic low temperatures
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

United States polar vortex 2019: U.S. faces historic low temperatures

The wind chill is down to minus-60 degrees in Minnesota , while Chicago is nearly certainly looking at its coldest day in city history. This outbreak may break some daily records for cold and is likely to ...More..

Trump tweets on ‘global warming’ during severe winter storm
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Trump tweets on ‘global warming’ during severe winter storm

Citing the awful cold that has gripped the Midwest, Trump taunted the phenomenon of global warming asking it to "come back fast" in his tweet. "People can't last outside even for minutes". "This leads to more...More..

Snow wallops US Midwest as it braces for extreme cold
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Snow wallops US Midwest as it braces for extreme cold

Palatine, a suburban Chicago, saw 5.2 inches this morning as the storm created hard travel conditions or drivers and fliers. A storm bringing snow, rain and a wintry mix will cause unsafe driving conditions o...More..

Most Americans plan action to alleviate climate change
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Most Americans plan action to alleviate climate change

Green Car Reports respectfully reminds its readers that the scientific validity of climate change is not a topic for debate in our comments. "Americans have, unfortunately, had far more experience with wh...More..

Scientists discovered Earth's oldest rock on Moon
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Scientists discovered Earth's oldest rock on Moon

Apollo 14 astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. on the Lunar surface. They found lunar sample 14321, also known as Big Bertha , is embedded with a rock fragment made of quartz, feldspar, and zircon. "What we did wa...More..

Davos 2019: Prince William turns interviewer in appearance with David Attenborough
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Davos 2019: Prince William turns interviewer in appearance with David Attenborough

We can wreck it without even noticing we're doing it. Asked by Al Gore, who was moderating the event, how serious climate change was and why people had failed to act, Attenborough answered: "I can't imagine a...More..

SpaceX Starship test rocket fractured by fierce winds
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

SpaceX Starship test rocket fractured by fierce winds

Tuesday's winds that were gusting to over 50 miles-an-hour blew the top half of the rocketship over - heavily damaging the large nosecone of the shiny spacecraft . Musk later added that the rocket's "actual ta...More..

by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Scientists clone five gene-edited monkeys

Macaques are chiefly Asian monkeys typically having a sturdy build and including some short-tailed or tailless forms. The first cohort of five gene-edited monkey clones made from fibroblasts of a monkey with ...More..

Port St. Joe High School students watch the solar eclipse
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Port St. Joe High School students watch the solar eclipse

In the USA, the total eclipse was visible from the east to west coast in a path about 60 to 70 miles wide. A total solar eclipse is crossing the United States from OR to South Carolina On August 21, 20...More..

Astrophotographer Caught a Meteor Striking the Moon During the Eclipse
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Astrophotographer Caught a Meteor Striking the Moon During the Eclipse

Jose Maria Madiedo , an astronomer working on the Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System (MIDAS) project, shared a YouTube video of the event, saying the images "correspond to a lunar impact flash spotted...More..

Super blood moon thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Super blood moon thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red

The penumbra is the partial outer shadow, and the umbra is the full, dark shadow. "That's because the dispersed light from all the Earth's sunrises and sunsets falls on the face of the moon at mid-eclipse". T...More..

President Trump Explains Why Press Briefings Don't Happen Anymore
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

President Trump Explains Why Press Briefings Don't Happen Anymore

In fact, an upcoming book by former White House communications official Cliff Sims says the president wanted the first manned spaceflight to the Red Planet done and dusted by the end of his first term in office...More..

by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Even in Seattle, where the weather forecast wasn't promising, the hours-long progression from supersized full moon to a ruddy darkness and back to lunar brightness unfolded in mostly clear skies. Wolf moon is a...More..

Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says

By estimating the mass of the rings through gravity measurements, the researchers gauged the age of the three main rings: A, B and C. It's still a mystery, though, how these icy rings formed. Kaspi and Galanti ...More..

What is super blood wolf moon eclipse of 2019?
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

What is super blood wolf moon eclipse of 2019?

Click "play" to hear the audio version of this story. He was also using Eratosthenes' calculation for the circumference of the almost spherical Earth to derive his distances. Although the exact time to watch ma...More..

First partial solar eclipse of the year today
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

First partial solar eclipse of the year today

The reason this doesn't happen every month (the moon is, after all, orbiting continuously around the sun) is that the moon's orbit is generally at a slight angle relative to the Earth's orbit around the sun. ...More..

Wolf Blood Super Moon will be visible from Northern Ireland
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Wolf Blood Super Moon will be visible from Northern Ireland

Petersburg State University have warned. The partial phase of the eclipse begins at 7:33 p.m. Sunday, gradually darkening until totality is reached at 8:41 p.m. To describe a lunar eclipse, I like to use a movi...More..

China Just Sprouted The First-Ever Plant on The Moon
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

China Just Sprouted The First-Ever Plant on The Moon

The system started watering the seeds after the prober landed on moon and less than a week later, green shoot already started appearing. Together, these components are meant to kickstart a simple ecosystem, t...More..

Total Lunar Eclipse Expected at the End of AFC Championship Game
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Total Lunar Eclipse Expected at the End of AFC Championship Game

A "wolf moon" is what Native Americans call the year's first full moon. Then there's the supermoon part, meaning the moon is at the point in its orbit where it's just a little bit closer to us, making it seem 1...More..

Britain pledges legislation in 2019 to combat deadly air pollution
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Britain pledges legislation in 2019 to combat deadly air pollution

In a landmark decision, High Court judges said the government's failure to require action from 45 local authorities with illegal levels of air pollution in their area was "unlawful". Environment secretary Micha...More..

Giant leaf for mankind? China germinates first seed on moon
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Giant leaf for mankind? China germinates first seed on moon

Images released by the CNSA now appear to show cotton seeds sprouting, in what the ruling Communist Party's official mouthpiece, The People's Daily, labelled a "first in human history". China wants to establish...More..