American Lung Association Gives Pittsburgh Failing Grade For Poor Air Quality

Medford-Grants Pass landed at No. 10 by "year-round particle air pollution". The State of the Air report credits these improvements - which come in spite of population, GDP and auto travel increases. "People don't understand how risky ozone rea... More..

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Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830

Farhana Yamin, from the group's political committee, said: "Being able to 'pause" a rebellion shows that we are organised and a long-term political force to be reckoned with'. Addressing climate activists at Ma...More..

NASA InSight SURPRISE: Mars lander detects first MARSQUAKE
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

NASA InSight SURPRISE: Mars lander detects first MARSQUAKE

NASA's InSight placed a seismometer on the surface to monitor for quakes in the month after landed on Mars in November 2018. SEIS works by measuring tiny vibrations on the order of the sub-atomic scale...More..

Why Queen Elizabeth Is Reportedly ‘Furious’ At Meghan Markle’s Baby Reveal Plans
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Why Queen Elizabeth Is Reportedly ‘Furious’ At Meghan Markle’s Baby Reveal Plans

A family friend had said, "They'll enjoy it much more in Windsor". A source close to the family claims Meghan's mother is helping the couple settle into their new home in the grounds of Windsor Castle, ...More..

Yes, there’s a full moon tonight, but it won’t be pink
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Yes, there’s a full moon tonight, but it won’t be pink

Tribes such as the Algonquian traditionally kept track of time by naming the Moon's phases after particular events. Later, European settlers adopted these names or gave full moons their own names. "From a...More..

SpaceX suffers Crew Dragon engine test mishap
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

SpaceX suffers Crew Dragon engine test mishap

Acrid smoke that billowed from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, visible for miles along the Space Coast, clouded the outlook for SpaceX's crew program and NASA's optimism that reliance on Russian Federation ...More..

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Overnight Tonight and Monday!
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Overnight Tonight and Monday!

Conor wrote in his article psoted on jearseybest.com. Earthsky said that for example, in 1982, American observers saw an outburst of almost 100 Lyrid meteors per hour. There's no need to take binoculars or a ...More..

Tesla to launch ride-hailing service with self-driving cars
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tesla to launch ride-hailing service with self-driving cars

October 2016 - Tesla begins to sell a "Full Self-Driving Capability" option in its vehicles for $3,000, on top of the $5,000 price for "Enhanced Autopilot". "A year from now we will have over a million cars wit...More..

Tesla shows off self-driving technology to investors
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tesla shows off self-driving technology to investors

Tesla delivered just 63 000 cars globally in the first quarter, compared to nearly 91 000 in the previous three months, and its stock is down nearly 18% this year. April 15 - Musk says that buying a vehicle tha...More..

New photos are released to celebrate Prince Louis turning one-year-old
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

New photos are released to celebrate Prince Louis turning one-year-old

Prince Louis is a great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, who turned 93 on Sunday , reinforcing her title as Britain's oldest and longest reigning monarch. Insiders previously claimed that William warned Harry ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight: How to see shooting stars

The Lyrids seem to streak out from an area, called the radiant point, near the bright star named Vega. The meteors of the Lyrid shower are debris from Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1) hitting Earth's atmosphere a...More..

by | Monday, April 22, 2019

SpaceX crew capsule suffers failure, sending cloud of smoke over Florida coast

Boeing is aiming to launch Starliner's uncrewed test flight sometime in August, potentially putting the capsule on track to fly astronauts by the end of the year. That test was supposed to take place in June, b...More..

Nasa picture captures incredible beauty of United Kingdom - as seen from space
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Nasa picture captures incredible beauty of United Kingdom - as seen from space

Unlike most other astronauts, she is slated to stay on the space station until February 2020, clocking in a total of 328 days. They will deliver 7,600 pounds of research, crew supplies, and hardware to the I...More..

London Climate Change Protesters Glue Themselves To Subway Cars, Nearly 300 Arrested
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

London Climate Change Protesters Glue Themselves To Subway Cars, Nearly 300 Arrested

Speaking to LBC radio Thursday morning, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Stevens warned that violent crime could rise because police are too busy dealing with the far-left protestors. Tents were als...More..

Black Hole image ran through de-blurring software has focus
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Black Hole image ran through de-blurring software has focus

But the Event Horizon Telescope (a worldwide network of radio telescopes) could soon produce something even more dazzling - a video of a black hole in motion. Rangelov. "In addition, the shape of the shadow...More..

A look at monthly full moons: Part 2
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

A look at monthly full moons: Part 2

While the moon won't be pink it will still be a wraith site to see. When it is directly opposite the sun, it is at its luminescent best, also called the full moon. According to Space.com, this full moon will be...More..

THAT is the first picture of a black hole!
by | Thursday, April 18, 2019

THAT is the first picture of a black hole!

Meanwhile, a supermassive black hole is the largest type of black hole, containing a mass that is hundreds of thousands to billions of times greater than that of the Sun. But perhaps the most pervasive meme was...More..

by | Thursday, April 18, 2019

There's A Pink Moon Coming This Weekend

The "Pink Moon" will appear in the sky on Good Friday, April 19. The Tlingit of the Pacific Northwest call the April full moon " X'eigaa Kayaaní Dís ", meaning "Budding moon of plants and shrubs", accordi...More..

SpaceX booster accidentally falls into ocean after rough conditions
by | Thursday, April 18, 2019

SpaceX booster accidentally falls into ocean after rough conditions

SpaceX says it will make modifications to the grabber so future missions will be able to employ it. The next Falcon Heavy launch with military payloads is expected no earlier than June, the Air Force confirm...More..

United Kingdom climate protesters seek to block London Underground
by | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

United Kingdom climate protesters seek to block London Underground

WiFi has been shut down across the Tube network in a bid to deter demonstrators blocking Underground services. They were stood holding a banner with "climate emergency" written on it - while another man in a ...More..

Dead as Storms Continue Across the Southern US
by | Monday, April 15, 2019

Dead as Storms Continue Across the Southern US

Franklin is about 125 miles (200 kilometres) south of Dallas. According to the National Weather Service , the tornado was rain-wrapped and moved through Milam into Robertson County. The Storm Prediction Cen...More..

SpaceX Successfully Launches the Arabsat-6A Satellite and Lands Three Boosters
by | Sunday, April 14, 2019

SpaceX Successfully Launches the Arabsat-6A Satellite and Lands Three Boosters

The red Roadster - with a mannequin, dubbed Starman , likely still at the wheel - remains in a solar orbit stretching just past Mars . A successful lift-off with Falcon Heavy's new military-certified Falcon...More..

World's largest plane Stratolaunch makes first test flight
by | Sunday, April 14, 2019

World's largest plane Stratolaunch makes first test flight

The company, which was founded in 2011 by the late Paul Allen, has a contract with Northrop Grumman is use Stratolaunch to send its Pegasus XL rocket into space . The plane reached speeds of 189 miles per ...More..

Bones from Philippine cave reveal a new human cousin
by | Saturday, April 13, 2019

Bones from Philippine cave reveal a new human cousin

The discovery of remains of at least three individuals from this species, named Homo luzonensis , in Callao Cave on the northern part of the island of Luzon , marked the second time in the 21st century that a...More..

Area scientists celebrate first picture of a black hole
by | Friday, April 12, 2019

Area scientists celebrate first picture of a black hole

The massive black hole in the photo released on Wednesday is 55 million light years away at the centre of a galaxy known as M87. Dr Bouman told MIT News that taking the image of a black hole is "equivalen...More..

Qld to consider Adani environmental plan
by | Friday, April 12, 2019

Qld to consider Adani environmental plan

Diversified conglomerate Adani Enterprises said on Tuesday it has won a key approval for its groundwater management plan to construct a thermal coal mine and rail infrastructure project in Australia . However,...More..

SpaceX Falcon Heavy sticks the landing in spectacular launch
by | Friday, April 12, 2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy sticks the landing in spectacular launch

It's nearly certainly still in orbit around the sun with a mannequin at the wheel. Although the Falcon Heavy has proven itself flight-worthy, this is still just the second launch of a rocket with a staggeri...More..

This female grad student made black hole image possible
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

This female grad student made black hole image possible

And the quietly excited and overwhelmed look on Katie's face says it all. Dr Bouman was pictured bracing herself as she loaded the groundbreaking image on her laptop. But we're not looking at the black hole...More..

Israel to Land First Private Robotic Spacecraft, Beresheet, on The Moon Ever
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Israel to Land First Private Robotic Spacecraft, Beresheet, on The Moon Ever

In the first public call for Gabbay's resignation from a Labor party official, secretary-general Eran Hermoni, who was number 11 on the party's electoral slate, says he told the former Kulanu minister this morn...More..

by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

The First Picture Of A Black Hole Was Taken By A Woman

Bouman, 29, a postdoctoral researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, had been working on such an algorithm for nearly six years, since she was a graduate student at MIT . And we owe it all...More..