Paleontologists have measured the growth of the largest dinosaur planet

Now, after detailed preparation and study, Maltese and his global team of researchers from the USA, Switzerland, and Germany identified it as belonging to an animal very closely related to Brachiosaurus , famous for its appearance in the 1993 film ... More..

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SpaceX Launches 10 Iridium Next Satellites Despite Harsh Weather
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

SpaceX Launches 10 Iridium Next Satellites Despite Harsh Weather

PT, amid fog so thick that the two-stage rocket's ascent could only be seen as a bright spot in the murk. Upon activation of all 10 new satellites, orbital plane five will become the fourth Iridium orbital pl...More..

See the dark side of the moon
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

See the dark side of the moon

A total lunar eclipse happens when the Sun , Earth and Moon are perfectly aligned. That's about the middle of the afternoon here in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The bad news? No one in North America ...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

French skies mostly clear for Friday's lunar eclipse

A reddish tint is, to some degree, common in all lunar eclipses , even partial ones. It will all be over by 3.29am. Can we see it in the UAE? But if you happen to be in eastern South America, Europe, Afric...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

However, the "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes from 1:15am when the colour of the moon will turn light red. Although the lunar eclipse is expe...More..

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years

To find Mars, look to the southeastern sky around 11 p.m. Astronomers measure the night sky in degrees - the horizon is at zero, directly overhead is at 90 degrees. It will also be important to be patient and c...More..

‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

Friday night's lunar eclipse will be more than 20 minutes longer than the last one, which occurred earlier this year on January 31. The entire USA won't be able to see a full lunar eclipse again until Jan...More..

Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

But that feature had been ascribed to a boundary between the dust-containing ice that dominates Mars' surface and a layer of pure water ice that is expected to exist below that. "Nobody dares to propose tha...More..

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

The study indeed shows that climate change will have widespread impact on human well being and health. A new study from Stanford University is claiming that suicide rates will continue to rise as th...More..

How to see the next blood moon
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

How to see the next blood moon

Astronomers reported that the event will last for around 4 hours in which eclipse would be noticed for 1 hour 43 minutes. From start to finish, "the Moon takes almost four hours to cross the Earth's dark umb...More..

Flash flood watch into early Tuesday for Northern Virginia
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Flash flood watch into early Tuesday for Northern Virginia

More heavy showers and thunderstorms are possible through Wednesday . The National Weather Service has issued a new severe thunderstorm warning for Huerfano County and over parts of the Spring Fire burn sc...More..

Recycled packaging ‘may end up in landfill’, warns watchdog
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Recycled packaging ‘may end up in landfill’, warns watchdog

Last year, Costcutter was ordered to pay £650,000 to Wrap for breaching its producer responsibility obligations in recovering and recycling packaging waste between 1997 and 2014. Almost two-thirds of the UK's t...More..

Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground 'lake' at south pole
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground 'lake' at south pole

Italian astrophysicist Roberto Orosei, right, meets the media during a press conference at the Italian Space Agency headquarters, in Rome, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. For some scientists, the bright radar reflect...More..

Trump proposal would end California's tougher vehicle emission standards
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump proposal would end California's tougher vehicle emission standards

The Trump administration will seek to revoke California's authority to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions - including its mandate for electric vehicle sales - in a proposed revision of Obama-era sta...More..

by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed in mars

Traces of water have been found in its atmosphere and leeching through its soils, but efforts to locate bodies of water - a likely place to find life as we know it - have not yet been successful. Unlike many...More..

A 'blood moon' is on its way to Irish skies
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

A 'blood moon' is on its way to Irish skies

During Friday's eclipse, the moon will gradually take on a reddish hue as it advances into the Earth's shadow and the colour will look "a little like when the sun sets on the horizon", according to a spokesman ...More..

Liquid water on Mars! Lake discovered under Martian ice cap
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Liquid water on Mars! Lake discovered under Martian ice cap

Mars Express scientists Roberto Orosei and his team found a 12.5 mile patch of Mars with high permittivity-so high that the numbers like that are nearly always associated with liquid water, including lakes l...More..

Italian Space Agency says it’s found evidence of water on Mars
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Italian Space Agency says it’s found evidence of water on Mars

There is no reason to conclude that the presence of subsurface water on Mars is limited to a single location. This is the south polar cap of Mars as it appeared to the Mars Orbiter Camera on the Mars Global ...More..

by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Mars Buried Body of Water Found, Raising Possibility of Life

To be clear, there's no sign of any actual Martian microbes swimming around, and the environment is not obviously hospitable - the water at the base of the polar cap is estimated to be minus-90 degrees F, far b...More..

Moon may have been habitable in distant past
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Moon may have been habitable in distant past

Fast forward to today and the moon is a barren, desolate rock that doesn't have an atmosphere but a very thin layer of gases in its place, including sodium and potassium. They also acknowledge that there is...More..

Weather 60% ‘GO’ For SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch July 22, 2018
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Weather 60% ‘GO’ For SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch July 22, 2018

Within less than 9 Min following blast-off, the first stage of the rocket's descended back to Earth, excelling a landing on board " Of Course I Still Love You ", the SpaceX drone vessel, some hundred miles aw...More..

Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday

The sun, Earth and moon will line up and our planet will cast a reddish shadow onto our lunar buddy. On July 27, our satellite will not only pass through the mid-point of Earth's shadow, but it will also be the...More..

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing one
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing one

Witness Jody Steinhauer has told CBC she was at a restaurant on Danforth Avenue with her family when she heard what sounded like 10 to 15 firecracker blasts. "This is something that we couldn't even imagine...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

The Blood Moon's path of totality falls over parts of Central Asia and Eastern Africa so Europe, South America and West Africa will only see the reddened moon at moonrise or moonset. A "blood moon", meanwhile...More..

Scientists Discover New Species of Armoured Dinosaur
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Scientists Discover New Species of Armoured Dinosaur

Casts of the Akainacephalus johnsoni fossil are now on public display at the Natural History of Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City. This new species, discovered by researchers from the University of Utah , liv...More..

Southern District of New York Dismisses Climate Change Case Against Chevron
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Southern District of New York Dismisses Climate Change Case Against Chevron

But on Thursday, John F. Keenan , U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of NY, granted the defendants' request to dismiss the complaint. "To litigate such an action for injuries from foreign gr...More..

Neil Armstrong's memorabilia to be auctioned
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Neil Armstrong's memorabilia to be auctioned

Armstrong's son, Mark Armstrong, said: "There will be flown items, autographed items and items of historical significance". Featured in the auction are items which were taken to the moon including a series ...More..

Forget Brexit for a while and count the butterflies, Attenborough tells Brits
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Forget Brexit for a while and count the butterflies, Attenborough tells Brits

The TV nature expert hopes to see a rise in butterfly levels compared to a year ago. The annual survey began in 2010 and the group says it's become the largest butterfly monitoring project in the world. Butterf...More..

New study suggests Earth's interior is filled with diamonds
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

New study suggests Earth's interior is filled with diamonds

Scientists use the relationship between quake, vibration, and rock formations. Using seismic technology to analyze how sound waves pass through the Earth, scientists detected the treasure trove in rocks cal...More..

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some threatened species
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some threatened species

Other provisions would vary protections for animals on a case-by-case basis. The Endangered Species Act was signed into law by Richard Nixon in 1973 after an environmental movement triggered by events such as...More..