Is the Upcoming July Blood Moon a Sign of the End Times?

As skywatchers will see the total phase of the blood moon eclipse doomsday believers think the day will mark the end of the world . But that's not all - the event is set to deliver a visual feast, with the moon painted in a red-coloured sheen ... More..

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Scientists Record New Lowest Temperature On Earth In Antarctica
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Scientists Record New Lowest Temperature On Earth In Antarctica

But the researchers revised that initial study with new data and found the temperatures actually reach minus 98 degrees Celsius (minus 144 degrees Fahrenheit) during the southern polar night, mostly during July...More..

What Is A Strawberry Moon? 10 Facts About This Amazing Annual Phenomenon
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

What Is A Strawberry Moon? 10 Facts About This Amazing Annual Phenomenon

It had set before we could see it in all it's 100% illumination glory but because it's now about 30,000 miles farther away than when it orbits closest to the Earth, the moon appears "full" longer because it's o...More..

by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Acquires 7,346 Shares of Kinder Morgan (KMI)

Dedicated investors often strive hard to set themselves up for success. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $1.63 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.29...More..

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the 21st Century Happens in July
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the 21st Century Happens in July

This is because on July 27, the Earth will be at its farthest distance from the Sun, and the Moon will also be at its greatest distance from the Earth. In the process, the Earth's shadow over the moon blocks mo...More..

Full moon alert: Saturn and Strawberry moon to brighten the night sky
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Full moon alert: Saturn and Strawberry moon to brighten the night sky

According to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory video, Saturn will be at opposition on June 27, Wednesday, when the sun is located opposite Saturn, with earth in the middle and on its closest placement with Sat...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Starwatch: mooning around for a glimpse of Saturn in Sagittarius

A larger telescope may also reveal some of the planet's largest moons. At midnight, as 27 June becomes 28, the Moon will be full . "We always get more color in the sky when things are lower", Bob continued. ...More..

RemoveDebris Set to Demonstrate Technology to Tackle Space Junk
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

RemoveDebris Set to Demonstrate Technology to Tackle Space Junk

The spacecraft drifted away from the orbital outpost at about 11:30 p.m. BST (7:30am EDT) on Wednesday, June 20. The mission was envisioned and put together by scientists and engineers at the University of Sur...More..

SpaceX wins $130M Air Force contract to launch spy satellite
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

SpaceX wins $130M Air Force contract to launch spy satellite

Air Force mission won't be a sports auto, but it will launch from the Space Coast. Rocket launch Delta IV Heavy from United Launch Alliance - a competitor SpaceX , worth 350 000 000 dollars, that is nearly...More..

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

The tanker cars were loaded with crude oil, which is leaking into the flood waters. The railroad will focus on environmental recovery. We're now hearing from the railroad company about the derailment of the...More..

NASA released pictures of blue dunes on Mars
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

NASA released pictures of blue dunes on Mars

However, the Curiosity rover, which depends on plutonium rather than sunlight, is still unaffected and is sending regular information regarding the Martian dust storm to NASA. In fact, they claim that the lev...More..

Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

Named the Mars Hand Lens Imager, the instrument can not capture the whole car-sized Curiosity rover, therefore it had to take more than 200 shots, which were later put together to form a single panorama. Whil...More..

Scientists have confirmed the theory of relativity outside of the galaxy
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Scientists have confirmed the theory of relativity outside of the galaxy

By using this data they were able to determine the amount of mass needed to hold these stars inside the orbit of the galaxy. The radius of this ring "is proportional to the deflection of the light", Collett sai...More..

Doug Ford eyes more private sector involvement in sale of marijuana
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Doug Ford eyes more private sector involvement in sale of marijuana

The outgoing Liberals had planned to keep it operating until 2024, and suggested shutting it down this year would put Ontario's energy supply and the production of medical isotopes at risk. "We are now in the m...More..

Millions of British children exposed to harmful pollution
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Millions of British children exposed to harmful pollution

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) is urging commuters to switch to public transport and contribute towards curbing air pollution . The experiments, conducted across four United Kingdom citi...More..

Birmingham pressing ahead with Clean Air Zone plans
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Birmingham pressing ahead with Clean Air Zone plans

National Clean Air Day is organised by environmental charity Global Action Plan as a chance to find out more about air pollution, share information with friends, and help make the air cleaner and healthier ...More..

US stepping up efforts to protect Earth from incoming asteroids
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

US stepping up efforts to protect Earth from incoming asteroids

In a 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) teleconference today, NASA scientists will roll out a new report on the space agency's strategy for tracking, and potentially deflecting, near-Earth asteroids that might one day pos...More..

Rex Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Rex Couldn't Stick Out Its Tongue

The scientists found that unlike crocodilians and dinosaurs with their short hyoid bones, pterosaurs (large flying reptiles which lived during the age of the dinosaurs) and birds had a much greater diversit...More..

Ancient Sea Creature Discovered By Scientists, Named After President Barack Obama
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Ancient Sea Creature Discovered By Scientists, Named After President Barack Obama

The animal is tiny - about 0.5 to 2 centimeters across - with raised spiral grooves on its back. A second animal discovered by Droser's team, Attenborites janeae , was named after English naturalist and ...More..

Researchers Find Last of Universe's Missing Ordinary Matter
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Researchers Find Last of Universe's Missing Ordinary Matter

This is one giant step for astrophysicists. Astronomers found the elusive matter with the help of the radiation from a distant quasar, a super luminous black hole. " This intergalactic medium contains filamen...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

SpaceX wins $130 million Air Force contract

The mission is planned to be launched from Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX's Falcon 9 , which has grown increasingly powerful over several design iterations, can already carry most commercial and military satelli...More..

S&Ds secure an energy efficiency target of 32.5% by 2030
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

S&Ds secure an energy efficiency target of 32.5% by 2030

According to the other provisional deal reached on Wednesday morning, each member state must present an "integrated national energy and climate plan" by 31 December 2019, and subsequently by 1 January 2029, and...More..

Volvo takes recycled plastics for automotive up a gear
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Volvo takes recycled plastics for automotive up a gear

Having ditched single use plastics from its canteens and events, Volvo is going to ensure that the models it manufactures are built from reused plastics. Premiere of "redesigned" Volvo XC60 took place a...More..

Mysterious Martian formation may be the Solar System’s largest volcanic deposit
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Mysterious Martian formation may be the Solar System’s largest volcanic deposit

Back in the 1960s, scientists using NASA's Mariner spacecraft noticed something on Mars that they couldn't explain: a large and unusual soft rock deposit that was later named the Medusae Fossae Formation (M...More..

Virginia Tech researchers hopeful positively identified Giant Hogweed will remain contained
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Virginia Tech researchers hopeful positively identified Giant Hogweed will remain contained

According to the Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Facebook page , "Giant Hogweed makes Poison Ivy look like a walk in the park". "There is a strong possibility that the Giant Hogweed could find it's way into ...More..

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years - USA
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years - USA

Since Mars and the sun appear on opposite sides of the sky, we say that Mars is in "opposition ". The phenomenon will make the surface of the planet more visible through a telescope. If the planets had perfe...More..

Trump eyes United States dominance in space with 6th branch of armed forces
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump eyes United States dominance in space with 6th branch of armed forces

It is so important. President Donald Trump has announced plans to create a new, sixth branch of the military that would be called the Space Force . Trump spoke alongside Vice President Mike Pence as well...More..

150000 homes at risk from climate change flooding
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

150000 homes at risk from climate change flooding

The science advocacy nonprofit revealed that citizens that live in coastal communities would face massive and frequent flooding . The report also looked at the interim year 2045, which showed lesser amounts ...More..

Curiosity Rover took a selfie against the background of a sandstorm
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Curiosity Rover took a selfie against the background of a sandstorm

Because the robot's solar panels have been unable to receive light, its battery status has dropped to the point where Opportunity has gone to sleep, which means it's no longer transmitting information to Ear...More..

Mt Everest, the high-altitude garbage dump
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Mt Everest, the high-altitude garbage dump

Discarded tents, clothes, climbing equipment, empty gas cylinders, human excrement now lie on the way to the summit. "They have to carry their client's gear so they are unable to carry down the rubbish", said...More..