Total lunar eclipse will turn the moon blood red later this month

On Friday, some parts of the globe, especially Australia and New Zealand, witnessed a partial eclipse. Later this month, the Blood Moon will arrive in the sky and it will undergo a total lunar eclipse that will amaze people around the world. More..

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Cosmic Double Take: Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Cosmic Double Take: Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth

Near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 was first observed with the Morocco Oukaimeden Sky Survey on December 21, 2017. The new observations took advantage of asteroid's closest approach to Earth , when it flew by abou...More..

Huge iceberg threatens village in Greenland
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Huge iceberg threatens village in Greenland

It happened in late June while American scientists were there and were able to record the event on video. The BBC reports that villagers closest to the shoreline have been evacuated, a move that may expand ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Friday the 13th will happen a solar Eclipse with the supermoon

The said eclipse happened around 7.18 am to 9.43 am (IST) and was visible in different regions of the world. This month's lunar eclipse is particularly long due to the position of the moon because it slips in...More..

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces…
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces…

In its report, the Government Accountability Office said that it is investigating the potential safety issues of the companies' crew capsules. Both space companies are behind schedule, with the report reveali...More..

Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals

The male jaguar escaped around 7:20 a.m. Saturday and was captured and returned to its night house after being sedated by a vet team almost an hour later, after it had mauled four alpacas, one emu and one fox. ...More..

California reaches greenhouse gas reduction goal ahead of schedule
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

California reaches greenhouse gas reduction goal ahead of schedule

Chairwoman Mary Nichols called it "great news for the health of Californians, the state's environment and its economy". Under a 2006 law passed by the then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California must redu...More..

Ghostly particles give scientists a new understanding of the universe
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ghostly particles give scientists a new understanding of the universe

The leading suspects have always been quasars. This active galaxy is a type called a blazar , where a supermassive black hole with millions to billions of times the Sun's mass blasts particle jets outward ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ireland becomes first country to divest from fossil fuels

The fund, worth around US$10.4 billion, has an exposure of nearly US$400 million (300 million euro) to the fossil fuel industry, which it will have to eliminate after the upper house-the Seanad-passes the leg...More..

7 rhinos die after botched translocation from Nairobi Park - Nairobi
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

7 rhinos die after botched translocation from Nairobi Park - Nairobi

Preliminary investigations suggest the rhinos suffered from salt poisoning as they adapted to water with higher saline levels than they were accustomed to, according to tourism and wildlife minister Najib Balal...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Whalers harpoon and kill endangered blue whale - the first in 50 years

The blue whale, weighing more than 150 tons and measuring as much as 100-feet long, have become very rare. "To mistake a blue whale for a fin whale is impossible - this whale has all the characterizations of ...More..

NASA Exploration Might Have Destroyed Mars's Organic Molecules 4 Decades Ago
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

NASA Exploration Might Have Destroyed Mars's Organic Molecules 4 Decades Ago

NASA's Viking Project found a place in history when it became the first USA mission to land a spacecraft successfully on the surface of Mars. "But researchers were stunned in 1976, when NASA sent two Viking ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

An enormous iceberg looming over a small Greenland community has prompted evacuations amid tsunami fears, local outlet Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (KNR) reported . Four people died and 11 were injured in 2018 a...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Israel gets set to land spacecraft on the moon

Three young engineers formed the SpaceIL and partnered with the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries, reimagining a smaller craft while they believed they could descend on the moon by 2013. Project manage...More..

Watch Cape Canaveral’s iconic launch towers crumble in early-morning demolition
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Watch Cape Canaveral’s iconic launch towers crumble in early-morning demolition

Gen. Wayne Monteith was expected to push a button to begin the demolition of the towers at Launch Complex 17 Thursday morning, according to a report from Florida Today . The site last hosted a launch seven yea...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

'Endangered blue whale' harpooned off Iceland coast

Robert Reed, the Chief Operating Officer of Sea Shepherd , said: "The crime committed against this iconic whale must be fully investigated by independent inspectors with DNA samples taken from all the whale me...More..

Israel Launching Moon Mission This December
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Israel Launching Moon Mission This December

SpaceIL will ship the as yet unnamed module to the United States in November ahead of the launch. Israeli billionaire and investor Morris Kahn (left) answers journalists' questions in front of a Israeli Aero...More..

Chris now a Category 2 hurricane, moves away from NC
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Chris now a Category 2 hurricane, moves away from NC

Forecasters expect Chris to weaken to a strong post-tropical cyclone on Thursday . Chris is expected to create large swells along the east coast, which can result in life-threatening surf and rip currents. C...More..

Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019

If successful, Israel would become the fourth country to land a craft on the moon, after the USA , the Soviet Union and China . So far it has spent about $88.5m, much of which it has received from the South...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Solar Eclipse On Friday The 13th, Will Be Visible To Lucky Few

During a partial eclipse, as you might expect, the Moon blocks out part of the Sun.The eclipse is the first of three happening in quick succession. The second solar eclipse of the year is set to occur in seve...More..

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin has said that there is "just no doubt" that abortion will be illegal in a significant part of the United States within 18 months of the confirmation of whomever Trump picked...More..

by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

NASA spacecraft recorded odd sounds from Saturn as it dive-bombed planet

It is known that in space there is no real sound and radio waves may not sound. Enceladus is the most remarkable satellite of Saturn among the other 62 and is also touted to be one of the most probable sites ...More..

Two Republican women could sink Trump's US Supreme Court pick
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Two Republican women could sink Trump's US Supreme Court pick

This shift matters not only because significant litigation continues to arise out of Guantanamo - where 40 men are still detained as military commissions grind forward - but also because of the implications ...More..

You need to see this incredible footage from NYUAD
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

You need to see this incredible footage from NYUAD

An illustrated overlay of the iceberg's dimensions is available here (Credit: Google Earth, Courtesy of Denise Holland): http://bit.ly/2z8cctk . "And here we can see his unbelievable significance", notes t...More..

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?

A simple majority is required. A Yale Law graduate, Kavanaugh clerked for retiring Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh's required disclosure forms deal in broad ranges, so it's hard to get an...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New report uncovers illegal production, use of ozone

The illegal ozone-destroying chemical CFC-11 remains in use in some Chinese provinces, a development which could imperil the gains of a 1987 agreement to protect the ozone layer , said an environmental group o...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Enormous 4 mile long iceberg filmed breaking from Greenland glacier

Denise Holland , from New York University, filmed the fragmenting Helheim Glacier on June 22, while researching the causes of rising sea levels around the world. Thus far, according to the NYU scientists, the T...More..

NASA’s Kepler Telescope has alarmingly low fuel, goes to sleep
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

NASA’s Kepler Telescope has alarmingly low fuel, goes to sleep

So far, it has provided data that scientists have used to confirm the existence of 2,650 exoplanets in a field of over 150,000 stars that it's examining. The agency has been monitoring the Kepler spacecraft c...More..

Airbus working on Mars rover to bring soil samples back to Earth
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Airbus working on Mars rover to bring soil samples back to Earth

A concept image of the rover designed by Airbus is below. NASA's Mars 2020 rover is going to dig up soil samples and store them in more than 30 tubes which will be dropped at various points. The company...More..

Scientists Discover Oldest Color
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Scientists Discover Oldest Color

An worldwide team of scientists discovered the oldest color in the geological record in rocks beneath the Sahara desert: the bright pink pigment aged 1.1 billion years old. Not only does the find provide tang...More..