A super blood wolf moon is on the horizon

Check out photos of past blood moons and total lunar eclipses here. Total lunar eclipses happen only when the sun, Earth and moon are in alignment and there is a full moon, according to NASA. So, there you have it. According to the Farmer's Alman... More..

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10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

The rocket's first stage landed safely on SpaceX's "Just Read the Instructions" droneship in the Pacific Ocean. Launch is scheduled for 10:31:33 a.m. The eighth and final launch of the $3 billion Iridium NEXT...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Three times bigger than Earth, TESS found on this new planet

According to Dragomir, the exoplanet, which is considered a sub-Neptune due to its size, is 23 times as massive as Earth , makng it more of a gaseous planet than a rocky one. Its size is being said to be equal...More..

'There could be more out there': Mysterious radio bursts coming from space
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

'There could be more out there': Mysterious radio bursts coming from space

A Canadian-led team of astronomers has observed unusual repeating radio waves coming from deep space for just the second time ever . "When the first repeater was found, we didn't know if that was a unique ...More..

'One million' fish die in Australian river in 'ecological catastrophe'
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

'One million' fish die in Australian river in 'ecological catastrophe'

But he is suddenly overcome by nausea and apologises before he starts retching and walks off to vomit off-camera. Sharing the video on his own social media pages, Buckingham admitted he was "involuntarily ret...More..

Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

Mysterious repeated blasts of radio signals tracked from deep space have been detected by Canadian astronomers. The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment radio telescope, known as CHIME , is p...More..

Billions of white dwarf stars are crystallising, say astronomers
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Billions of white dwarf stars are crystallising, say astronomers

Astronomers have discovered that billions of stars across space are turning into massive crystals.and the sun could be next! Therefore, gaining a greater understanding of how crystallization can stave off the c...More..

China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side

Showing the rover moving away from its lander, officials with the China National Space Administration said they were evidence of a "total success" for the mission. He said the Chang'e-4 landed at an altitude of...More..

Gov. DeSantis names 1st Hispanic woman to Florida Supreme Court
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Gov. DeSantis names 1st Hispanic woman to Florida Supreme Court

Lagoa's addition will cement a conservative majority that will include Chief Justice Charles Canady and justices Alan Lawson and Ricky Polston, all of whom Lagoa cited as references in her application for the p...More..

USA carbon emissions increased 3.4 percent in 2018
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

USA carbon emissions increased 3.4 percent in 2018

The United States is the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China. To Brune's point, the Rhodium Group report noted that as of the end of October, 11.2 GW of coal-fired power generation...More..

Gaze in Awe at Hubble's Most Detailed View of the Triangulum Galaxy
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Gaze in Awe at Hubble's Most Detailed View of the Triangulum Galaxy

Under favorable conditions, the galaxy can be seen with the naked eye as a fuzzy object in the constellation of the Triangle. The end result is the most detailed image yet of the third-largest galaxy in our Lo...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Hubble loses best camera but discovers brightest ever quasar

It's not all bad news, however: the Hubble recently captured the brightest quasar in the early universe, the space agency revealed on Wednesday . Light from the the brightest object ever discovered has rea...More..

Chang'e-4 Shares Pictures From Moon's Farther Side
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Chang'e-4 Shares Pictures From Moon's Farther Side

China's recent space mission, the first landing of a probe on the far side of the moon , to give the country worldwide Prestige, national pride and promote the supremacy of the party a new legitimacy. Research...More..

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 witnessed today
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 witnessed today

In fact, 2019 contains a pantheon of eclipses of different types, and eclipse-chasers are getting excited. The next total lunar eclipse is set to occur May, 26, 2021 and will be visible for parts of North and...More..

Elon Musk Confirms Mars SpaceX ‘Starship’ Test Flight Will Happen Soon
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Elon Musk Confirms Mars SpaceX ‘Starship’ Test Flight Will Happen Soon

Sitting on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, the Crew Dragon spacecraft is perched on a Falcon 9 and is now being prepped for an unmanned test flight that will bring it closer to actuall...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

UBC scientists record second repeating radio burst from outside our galaxy

Excitingly, it bears striking similarities to the first repeating FRB. Dr Ryan Shannon from Swinburne University of Technology said 20 fast radio bursts were detected in a year, "almost doubling the numbe...More..

UK Brexit vote set for January 15 amid talk of delay
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

UK Brexit vote set for January 15 amid talk of delay

After a two week Christmas recess, United Kingdom parliamentarians resumed hostilities on Brexit , with 20 Conservative MPs joining forces with the opposition Labour party and supporting an amendment to ...More..

MPs vote to further bind Theresa May's hands on Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

MPs vote to further bind Theresa May's hands on Brexit

MPs have just begun five days of debate on the Brexit agreement ahead of the crunch vote on January 15. The vote had originally been slated for December but was postponed after it became clear the governmen...More..

TESS Finds A New Planet In A Stellar Habitable Zone
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

TESS Finds A New Planet In A Stellar Habitable Zone

The telescope found its first "super-Earth" in April 2017, a huge planet called LHS 1140b. Why scientists are saying the new planet's surface is relatively cool is because its star is nearly as bright as our ...More..

Thousands stung in Australian jellyfish 'invasion'
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Thousands stung in Australian jellyfish 'invasion'

About 13,000 stings were recorded in the past week - three times more than in the corresponding period previous year. That was a "hell of a lot" of people stung, Australian Marine Stinger Advisory Service d...More..

Quebec woman and travel companion feared missing in Burkina Faso, family says
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Quebec woman and travel companion feared missing in Burkina Faso, family says

Edith Blais, 34, and Luca Tacchetto, 30, were last heard from on 15 December in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso. The travellers were expected to stay in Ouagadougou for four or five days, and possibly sell their v...More..

Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission:The Asahi Shimbun

The spacecraft's instrument sweet will allow Chang'e-4 to measure the mineral composition of the moon's far side. "Although this was one small step for the rover , I think it is one big step for the Chinese ...More..

Astronaut says he accidentally dialed 911 from space
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Astronaut says he accidentally dialed 911 from space

Then, to place an global call, the caller has to hit 011, followed by the actual phone number of the person they are trying to contact. In order to get an external line the caller first has to dial 9. The 60-ye...More..

China shares first Chang’e-4 Lunar far side images
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

China shares first Chang’e-4 Lunar far side images

Chang'e 4 will study its terrain. According to state media , a Beijing-based control center commanded the spacecraft to begin the landing procedure at 9:15pm ET Monday (10:15am, Tuesday, local time), from...More..

Supermoon, total lunar eclipse to coincide in January for rare event
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Supermoon, total lunar eclipse to coincide in January for rare event

A super blood wolf moon will treat Prescott and Prescott valley with a rare cosmic event later this month. Some believe it is a sign of the end of days. A supermoon appears when it is at a point during it...More..

Annual meteor shower should be visible in southern Colorado
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Annual meteor shower should be visible in southern Colorado

Those in the Northern Hemisphere, especially Europe and the surrounding areas, will have the best chance of observation. You'll be able to see them with the naked eye if you stand in a dark spot away from...More..

Photosynthesis Glitch Fix Boosts Crop Growth By 40%
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Photosynthesis Glitch Fix Boosts Crop Growth By 40%

Increases in crop yields however are rising by less that 2% per annum, so there's likely to be a significant shortfall by 2050. Presently that the agricultural industry has predominantly optimized the usage o...More..

by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Meteors come to Kingman skies

Viewers can expect to see anywhere from 80 to 200 meteors per hour. If you want to check your chances for seeing them, Time and Date has a helpful guide too. The last time that Qatar had an encounter with m...More..

The 'dark' side of the moon
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

The 'dark' side of the moon

At 9:26 p.m. EST on January 2, 2019 (2:26 a.m. GMT, 10:26 a.m. Beijing Time on January 3), China National Space Administration's Chang'e-4 lunar probe touched down on the far side of the Moon , becoming the fir...More..

NASA's New Horizons releases first images of entire new world
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

NASA's New Horizons releases first images of entire new world

Nasa researchers promised fresh announcements would drop today, including on the composition and atmosphere of Ultima Thule , as new images with even more precise resolution have come through. "Moments like th...More..