Adani wins green light for long awaited Australian coal mine

In a statement, a spokesperson for the Department of Environment and Science said the company submitted the most recent version of the plan, addressing department feedback, on Wednesday - 24 hours before the approval deadline set by Queensland's prem... More..

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Nerdgasm: Star Trek’s Starfleet logo spotted on Mars
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Nerdgasm: Star Trek’s Starfleet logo spotted on Mars

Scientists, who have been working on the subject with the help of the so-called HiRISE instrument, have come to believe that the formation of the structure began with crescent-shaped sand dunes, where wind inte...More..

Trio of Canadian RADARSAT Constellation satellites launched and deployed
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Trio of Canadian RADARSAT Constellation satellites launched and deployed

Original story: This morning, SpaceX is set to launch its sixth Falcon 9 mission of 2019 out of southern California, sending three identical Canadian satellites into orbit. Working together, the RADARSAT s...More..

Theresa May announces net zero emissions goal for 2050
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Theresa May announces net zero emissions goal for 2050

The chair of Green Christian, Paul Bodenham, said that the United Kingdom should be aiming to reach net zero within six years: "If the United Kingdom is serious about worldwide leadership, we must acknowledge t...More..

Jupiter will at its brightest in 2019 tomorrow night
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Jupiter will at its brightest in 2019 tomorrow night

With its 79 moons, Jupiter is kind of like a mini solar system and it takes the planet approximately 12 earth years to orbit the sun. This will provide abet to be conscious of the set up every moons will also...More..

Canada Just Banned Whale and Dolphin Captivity
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Canada Just Banned Whale and Dolphin Captivity

The man who blew the whistle on alleged animal abuses at Marineland hopes the federal government's new legislation aimed at banning whales in captivity is a "precedent-setting" move that spreads globally. Bre...More..

Canada Pledges To Ban Single-Use Plastic By 2021
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Canada Pledges To Ban Single-Use Plastic By 2021

Rochman, Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto was invited to speak on Monday. Each year, a million birds and more than 100,000 marine mammals worldwide are injure...More..

International Space Station to Be Opened For Tourists
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

International Space Station to Be Opened For Tourists

As part of its "commercialization" of the ISS, Nasa will be making one space station port and utilities available for a private company to "attach a commercial module to". The worldwide space station. Zirki...More..

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics

In March, the European Parliament agreed that by 2021 the European Union will ban nearly a dozen single-use products including plastic plates, cutlery, cups, straws, plastic sticks in cotton swabs, balloon ...More..

US Scientists Predict Near-Record-Level 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

US Scientists Predict Near-Record-Level 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico

That's about the size of New Hampshire, and would be just smaller than the 8,776 square miles measured in 2017 . A task force of federal, tribal and state agencies from 12 of the 31 states that make up the M...More..

Large mass discovered under moon's crater, believed to be metal from asteroid
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Large mass discovered under moon's crater, believed to be metal from asteroid

Peter James, assistant professor of planetary geophysics at Baylor University , said in a statement . The research is described in a paper published April 5 in the journal Geophysical Research Letters . ...More..

Donald Trump tweets that the Moon is part of Mars
by | Sunday, June 09, 2019

Donald Trump tweets that the Moon is part of Mars

Trump's comment came ahead of NASA's 2024 moon mission which will carry humans around the moon for the first time after five decades. In what would otherwise be considered a welcome break from attacks on Be...More..

Just Binoculars Needed to See Jupiter's Largest Moons
by | Saturday, June 08, 2019

Just Binoculars Needed to See Jupiter's Largest Moons

Space lovers will be able to see Jupiter most clearly this coming Monday, when it reaches opposition. Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun, the fastest-spinning planet and the biggest in the Solar Sy...More..

Trump Seems To Think The Moon Is Part Of Mars?
by | Saturday, June 08, 2019

Trump Seems To Think The Moon Is Part Of Mars?

Space Policy Online's Marcia Smith, meanwhile, pointed to speculation that the tweet might have been sparked by a Fox News interview during which NASA's chief financial officer was asked why NASA hasn't got...More..

China winning the fight against deadly air pollution
by | Friday, June 07, 2019

China winning the fight against deadly air pollution

According to the UN Environment Programme , some 92 per cent of people worldwide do not breathe clean air. The very air we breathe is growing dangerously polluted day by day. Various respiratory problems are...More..

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors
by | Friday, June 07, 2019

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors

Russian Federation has already let private citizens onto the station, so it won't be the very first time a non-professional astronaut heads to space, WaPo reported . "Enabling a vibrant economy in low-Earth or...More..

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico
by | Thursday, June 06, 2019

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico

This image of the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, taken on Saturday, shows a swirl of clouds in the area of concern. The tropical wave in the southern Gulf of Mexico is running out of time to get its act togethe...More..

Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution'
by | Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution'

A Biden campaign statement says, 'Several citations , some from sources cited in other parts of the plan, were inadvertently left out of the final version of the 22-page document'. Parts of Biden's plan are ...More..

Cuphead Releasing For Tesla Cars This Summer
by | Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Cuphead Releasing For Tesla Cars This Summer

It looks like some cute little Disney thing and you're like, "This plot is very dark", Musk told host Ryan Caffrey. Since then, Tesla has launched and expanded a set of classic Atari games playable on...More..

LEGO Celebrates the Moon Landing With 1,087-Piece NASA Apollo 11 Set
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

LEGO Celebrates the Moon Landing With 1,087-Piece NASA Apollo 11 Set

The three CLPS contracts awarded more than $250 million. These missions will acquire new science measurements and enable important technology demonstrations, whose data will inform the development of future lan...More..

SpaceX launches first 60 Starlink satellites into orbit
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

SpaceX launches first 60 Starlink satellites into orbit

In the video, captured by Dr. Marco Langbroek who shot the clip from the Netherlands, the satellites - which appear as a string of consecutive lights - can be seen flying through the night sky a little more t...More..

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state
by | Thursday, May 30, 2019

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state

The ABC understands the State Government will make the announcement later today that level one water restrictions will be enforced. "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water st...More..

Highest Level Of Antibiotics Found In Ghana's Rivers
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Highest Level Of Antibiotics Found In Ghana's Rivers

Researchers from the University of York in the United Kingdom analyzed samples from rivers in 72 countries and found that antibiotics were present in 65% of them. "Improving the safe management of health and ...More..

Soggy Memorial Day expected with close threat for severe weather
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Soggy Memorial Day expected with close threat for severe weather

It also forecasts light, variable winds, with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. Any outdoor plans you have, keep them there won't be a washout on either day however models are leaning more toward Saturday b...More..

A bit of bad news, good news for Memorial Day weekend
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

A bit of bad news, good news for Memorial Day weekend

More rain and storms are expected to redevelop by the weekend. Periods of heavy rain and mountain snow will continue overnight and through the start of Tuesday as temperatures drop into the low 40s. Winds S...More..

Mile-wide asteroid will swing close to Earth this weekend
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Mile-wide asteroid will swing close to Earth this weekend

At its closest, the asteroid will be more than 3 million miles away from our planet, so there's no point of worrying. The second is a smaller object known as the asteroid's "moon". The upcoming approach wil...More..

NASA Announces Contract for Space Station to Orbit Moon
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

NASA Announces Contract for Space Station to Orbit Moon

EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. It is to be powered by huge solar energy panels. "We will be able to get out of the (lander), walk around on the surface of the moon, do meaningful ...More..

Houston baking in summerlike temps for Memorial Day weekend
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Houston baking in summerlike temps for Memorial Day weekend

On Memorial Day , Atlanta is expected to reach 98 degrees, which also would mark an all-time May record. For road-trippers and campers heading north, the roads have cleared up after Thursday morning's rare...More..

Warmer Thursday with highs in the 80s; late afternoon thunderstorms possible
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Warmer Thursday with highs in the 80s; late afternoon thunderstorms possible

The best chance for rain in central Pennsylvania will be into Saturday night . Memorial Day: High: 81 Low: 66 Mostly to partly cloudy, breezy. There is a 40% chance of more storms developing after 3pm but ...More..

Now you can send your name on Mars trip
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Now you can send your name on Mars trip

Those interested to submit their names have until September 30 this year to join. Submitted names that are approved will be stenciled onto a silicon chip using an electron beam by the Microdevices Laboratory ...More..