Giant meteor explosion over Earth a year ago went unnoticed till recently

According to the planetary defense officer at NASA, Lindley Johnson, in an interview with BBC News, such a massive meteor explosion should only take place two or three times in 100 years. Dr Johnson said that the fireball entered the atmosphere ove... More..

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Global Climate Strike: Students demand action against climate change
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Global Climate Strike: Students demand action against climate change

There's an urgency to the movement. "The oceans are rising, so are we", read another in Sydney. "We need to cause an uproar", Maya Sprenger-Otto, an organizer and student, told a crowd on the steps of the Cap...More..

New crew launching to space station on Thursday
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

New crew launching to space station on Thursday

The Soyuz MS-12 took off at 1914 GMT, as planned, and is due to bring Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and USA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch to the International Space Station around eight hours lat...More..

Softer Foods Have Changed How We Talk
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Softer Foods Have Changed How We Talk

Through efforts including detailed biomechanical simulations of different human orofacial structures, Blasi and colleagues showed that a shift in adult tooth structure that kept adult's upper teeth slightly mor...More..

by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Scientists reverse time on quantum computer

In their report, the researchers described a scenario in which someone has recorded a cue ball breaking the pyramid and the billiard balls scattering in all directions. The experiment could have a practical app...More..

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate

Greta Thunberg , the Swedish teenager whose school strike for climate has inspired protests around the world , has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize , which is handed out in Norway. "When you have ...More..

NASA Opportunity rover’s last panorama shows its final resting place
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

NASA Opportunity rover’s last panorama shows its final resting place

In February, NASA announced that its pioneering Opportunity rover had died after almost 15 years of exploring the Martian surface, marking the end of a mission which has significantly broadened our understand...More..

Saving the planet, one #trashtag challenge at a time
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Saving the planet, one #trashtag challenge at a time

Every few days we have a new one coming up. From there, #Trashtag started trending on Twitter and had people all over the world tidying up the great outdoors. Though the hashtag has existed since 2015, it onl...More..

First person on Mars likely to be a woman
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

First person on Mars likely to be a woman

Scientists explained how Lyman Alpha Mapping Project ( LAMP ) measurements of the layer of molecules temporarily stuck to the surface helped determine the moon's lunar hydration changes. Researchers have hypo...More..

NASAs LRO spacecraft observes water on Moons surface
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NASAs LRO spacecraft observes water on Moons surface

Until now, experts have believed that water molecules could be found only in the isolated packs of ice in the moon's poles. Lyman Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP), a far-ultraviolet (FUV) imaging spectrogra...More..

Toyota aims for the moon with fuel cell lunar rover
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Toyota aims for the moon with fuel cell lunar rover

Toyota has revealed the autonomous rover it could soon send to the moon. Toyota President, Akio Toyoda said, "Going beyond the frameworks of countries or regions, I believe that our industry, which is constan...More..

Dinosaur fossil found in Australia was about the size of a wallaby
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Dinosaur fossil found in Australia was about the size of a wallaby

This indicates that the newly identified herbivores lived in the forested floodplain that extended between Australia and Antarctica. As detailed in a new report in the Journal of Paleontology , Galleonosa...More..

Kelowna students joining worldwide strike addressing climate change inaction
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Kelowna students joining worldwide strike addressing climate change inaction

Thunberg didn't quite mean to start a global climate change movement when began her weekly protest in August 2018, riding her bicycle to Swedish Parliament and sitting with a handmade sign that read "School str...More..

by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Scientists are one step closer to reviving woolly mammoths

This photo provided by Kindai University shows the remains of the mammoth calf Yuka that researchers used to extract nuclei from muscle cells. While there won't be any woolly mammoths rising from the grave soon...More..

'Enormous' solar storm struck Earth more than 2,600 years ago
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

'Enormous' solar storm struck Earth more than 2,600 years ago

The only account of a "super storm" striking Earth comes from more than 150 years ago - when a Victorian scientist, Richard Carrington, described an eruption known as "the Carrington event". Researchers found r...More..

Elon Musk`s SpaceX Capsule Splashes Down Off Florida Coast
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Elon Musk`s SpaceX Capsule Splashes Down Off Florida Coast

EST (1345 GMT) splash-down about 200 miles (320 km) off the Florida coast. Last Saturday, SpaceX launched its new Crew Dragon spaceship designed for NASA astronauts toward the International Space Stati...More..

NASA’s awesome supersonic shockwave images are breathtaking
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

NASA’s awesome supersonic shockwave images are breathtaking

The images were produced during the fourth phase of the Air-to-Air Background Oriented Schlieren (AirBOS) flights where the space agency tested an upgraded imaging system that can capture shockwaves in high ...More..

One-third of United Kingdom electricity to be wind-generated by 2030
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

One-third of United Kingdom electricity to be wind-generated by 2030

Benj Sykes, UK country manager for Danish offshore wind power company Ørsted, said: "This relentlessly innovative sector is revitalising parts of the country which have never seen opportunities like this for ...More..

Researchers may have found the weight of the Milky Way
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Researchers may have found the weight of the Milky Way

Previous estimates of the mass of the Milky Way ranged between 500 billion and 3 trillion times the mass of the Sun. Dark matter makes up 90 percent of the galaxy's mass, but European Southern Observatory's ...More..

NASA Schedules Its First All-Female Spacewalk
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

NASA Schedules Its First All-Female Spacewalk

That means it's a happy coincidence the spacewalk is now set to occur during International Women's Month . Spacewalks are somewhat rare and are usually done for reasons that include exterior work on a spacec...More..

SpaceX crew capsule departs station for Atlantic splashdown
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

SpaceX crew capsule departs station for Atlantic splashdown

The mannequin, named Ripley , was equipped with sensors to help better understand what astronauts will experience when they launch on the capsule. Dock at the International Space Station: check. The capsule ...More..

2 astronauts are scheduled for the 1st all-female spacewalk in history
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

2 astronauts are scheduled for the 1st all-female spacewalk in history

Less than 11% of the more than 500 people who have been to space are women, the Guardian reported. Astronauts Christina Koch and Ann McClain will walk outside the International Space Station (ISS) as me...More..

Israel spacecraft sends 'selfie' on maiden mission to moon
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Israel spacecraft sends 'selfie' on maiden mission to moon

The selfie shows a part of the Beresheet spacecraft with the Earth in the background from a distance of 37,600 km (23,363.5 miles). It rocketed from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on February 21 and has been circ...More..

First Manned Crew Dragon Flight To ISS Set For July
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

First Manned Crew Dragon Flight To ISS Set For July

If the six-day demo goes well, SpaceX could launch two astronauts this summer under NASA's commercial crew program. After opening the hatch between the two spacecraft, the crewmates configured Crew Dragon...More..

Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Wilson-Raybould says she's running as a Liberal in fall federal election

Monsef said she is looking forward to working especially on moving forward with the feminist global development policy Bibeau introduced. Like Wilson-Raybould before him, MacAulay said he didn't see the move ...More..

Elon Musk & NASA want to send civilians to the space station
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Elon Musk & NASA want to send civilians to the space station

Monday, NASA astronaut Anne McClain , David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 58 Commander Oleg Kononenko went over emergency procedures specific to Crew Dra...More..

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

The capsule is expected to reach the International Space Station and dock with it autonomously for the first time. A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the I...More..

Moderate Dems fume over Ocasio-Cortez 'list' threat
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Moderate Dems fume over Ocasio-Cortez 'list' threat

Most recently, she fired back online when the Post asked, "Where in the world does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live ?" and called her a "a virtual ghost". The group backed 12 Democrats during the 2018 midterms,...More..

MIT Mini Cheetah Robot Can Jump Backwards And Trot
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

MIT Mini Cheetah Robot Can Jump Backwards And Trot

The mini cheetah is "virtually indestructible" according to the research team at MIT , but also designed like Lego so as to be cheap and quick to fix. According to Benjamin Katz , a technical associate in ...More..

SpaceX Launches Capsule On Test Run To International Space Station
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX Launches Capsule On Test Run To International Space Station

SpaceX has successfully launched an unmanned crew capsule named Crew Dragon into orbit around the Earth. The rocket lifts off and after a couple of minutes, it performs a stage separation. "That we want the t...More..