The Fossil of the Oldest Baby Snake Was Found in Amber

Paleontologists from Canada's University of Alberta led the study into the snake embryo, which involved an global team of researchers. The scientists aren't quite sure why or how the snake was decapitated, inviting images of a dinosaur chomping d... More..

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Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

The test flight featured a "second round of commercial payloads on board New Shepard for in-space science and technology demonstrations". On the launch webcast Tuesday, company spokesperson Ariane Corne...More..

Jupiter’s Moon Count Increases To 79 After New Discovery
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Jupiter’s Moon Count Increases To 79 After New Discovery

As such, the team took their time in confirming the new Jovian moons . Astronomers peering into the depths of the solar system in search of a presumed ninth planet far beyond Pluto happened to be looking...More..

Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds to Be Found in the Earth’s Surface
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds to Be Found in the Earth’s Surface

There are more diamonds buried deep in the Earth's crust than we ever thought possible, new research has revealed, but accessing that sparkling hoard would take technology far beyond what we now have at o...More..

Watch Blue Origin launch its New Shepard spacecraft live right here
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Watch Blue Origin launch its New Shepard spacecraft live right here

The New Shepard booster is created to land similarly to SpaceX's Falcon 9 reusable rocket, falling back down to Earth and using the last of its fuel to perform a powered landing at a landing zone. "We're going ...More..

by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Belgian priest named Georges Lemaître revealed that universe is growing

On July 17, Google paid tribute to Belgian priest, cosmologist and astronomer Georges Lemaitre . "Your calculations are correct, but your physics is atrocious", Einstein said, two years before changing h...More..

Astronomers find 10 new moons around Jupiter, including 'oddball'
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Astronomers find 10 new moons around Jupiter, including 'oddball'

This is the largest number of moons of any planet in the solar system. Back in 2016, astronomers reported that the unusual orbits of some objects on the edge of the solar system, far beyond Pluto, could be...More..

Heat warning issued for Toronto and GTA
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Heat warning issued for Toronto and GTA

High temperatures are looking to stick around for a few days this week, as Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for parts of the province. A heat warning is issued for a period of maximum highs r...More..

by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

White House says ‘threat’ from Russian Federation still exists

Trump continues to say that others might have meddled as well, undercutting his intel organizations, but Glor does not get into that in the clip issued by CBS News . In the CBS News interview on Wednesday afte...More..

Adidas to use only recycled plastic by 2024
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Adidas to use only recycled plastic by 2024

It is noted that taking into account the production demand for raw materials Adidas to be very large. Adidas stated that they will gradually reduce the use of plastics in their warehouses, distribution center...More..

by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Blue Origin tests new motor during blastoff from Texas facility

That's 74 miles or 119 kilometres. Accompanying the dummy aboard the capsule were NASA atmospheric science experiments and payloads from paying customers. Blue Origin has not started selling tickets for sea...More..

Lockheed Martin wins $31M from UK Space Agency for spaceport in Scotland
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $31M from UK Space Agency for spaceport in Scotland

His company builds its constellation of cubesats that provide weather and tracking services in Glasgow. A report last December said Scotland's space industry is now worth more to the economy than the defence ...More..

Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter

They take about two years to orbit Jupiter , which is the largest planet in the solar system. The survey looked for objects one kilometre and larger, so there is a chance that there are other, smaller "moo...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Astronomers Find a Staggering 12 New Moons Orbiting Jupiter

Researchers at the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center used Sheppard's team's data to estimate when another collision might happen. So hey, why not look for some more moons? The 2 new reg...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Ten New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter

One of the new moons in the outer group is particularly unique, according to astronomer Scott Sheppard at the Carnegie Institution for Science , who led the team that first spotted the moons a year ago. As...More..

Heat warning issued for Calgary and a large portion of eastern Alberta
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Heat warning issued for Calgary and a large portion of eastern Alberta

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when conditions could allow the development of thunderstorms that can produce large hail, damaging winds or torrential rainfall, the EC website said. A heat warning has ...More..

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya

Balala said the high salt levels in water at the rhinos' new home could have led to dehydration that caused them to drink more, "resulting in excess water intake of the saline water that further exacerbates t...More..

MeerKAT captures centre of the Milky Way
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

MeerKAT captures centre of the Milky Way

On 13 July, the 64-dish huge MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated in the remote South African town of Carnarvon to unleash cosmic conundrums from dark energy to finding extraterrestrial life. In Afrikaans meer...More..

Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Imploded
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Imploded

EDT (1100 GMT). However, in 2011 the Delta rocket launches were moved to Vandenburg Air Force Base, so these two launch towers have sat unused for nearly a decade. While the XPrize itself ended without a victor...More..

Astronomers have discovered where the most powerful cosmic rays
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Astronomers have discovered where the most powerful cosmic rays

Because they rarely interact with matter and have almost no mass, these " ghost particles " travel nearly undisturbed from their cosmic accelerators, giving scientists an almost direct pointer to their source. ...More..

Partial Solar Eclipse 2018:Is it a bad omen?
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Partial Solar Eclipse 2018:Is it a bad omen?

Unlike solar eclipses , which have short-lived periods of totality, the peaks of lunar eclipses can be quite lengthy. Know Where & How to See the Partial Eclipse of July 2018. Such long duration of total lunar...More..

The Apocalypse is nigh?: Two potentially hazardous asteroid found near Earth
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Apocalypse is nigh?: Two potentially hazardous asteroid found near Earth

Though it's classified as potentially hazardous , the asteroid's June visit was the closest it'll come to our planet for at least 170 years. On June 21 and 22, observations by NASA's Goldstone Solar Syste...More..

Elusive 'ghost particle' is trapped in giant ice cube
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Elusive 'ghost particle' is trapped in giant ice cube

The analysis of a neutrino , also known as a ghost particle , that blasted into Antarctic ice past year has just opened up an entirely new approach to space exploration . Kudos to this discovery we will able...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Once in a lifetime opportunity to see micromoon eclipse

Sagar Gokhale, the secretary of Jyotirvidya Parisanstha, which is the oldest group of amateur astronomers in the city said: "It will be exciting to watch it and usually, it can be seen with naked eyes, although...More..

Delays In NASA Commercial Crew Program Impede Astronaut Launches To ISS
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Delays In NASA Commercial Crew Program Impede Astronaut Launches To ISS

The United States has not had the ability to fly humans into orbit since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. USA launches before 2011 were handled by NASA. But neither company is expected to be ready to ca...More..

Zoo in New Orleans closed after jaguar escapes, kills six animals
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Zoo in New Orleans closed after jaguar escapes, kills six animals

The Audubon Zoo said in a statement that the jaguar escaped around 7:30 a.m. before the zoo was open for the day. "Additionally, we have three other animals that are being cared for right now, they've got t...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ireland becomes first nation to divest from fossil fuels

Although Ireland is the first nation to announce a divestment from the fossil fuel industry, powerful cities and institutions have already begun to do so. The Irish state investment fund holds more than €30...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moon

Landing the lunar module on the surface of the satellite is expected in February 2019. SpaceIL and the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries presented the new spacecraft, which took eight years of collabora...More..

Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2, moves northeast
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2, moves northeast

When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the U.S. Eastern seaboard, it captured an infrared image of Hurricane Chris that showed an eye staring back at the satellite. Hurricane Chris, the second of this years...More..

Watch Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's 2008 speech at University of Minnesota
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Watch Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's 2008 speech at University of Minnesota

Of the 28 percent would like to see the ruling reversed, 51 percent were Republicans and 13 percent were Democrats. "After reviewing this nominee's record, I know why powerful special interests in Washington ...More..