Neptune Might Be Blocking Our View of Planet Nine

Despite the fact that a lot of men of science strongly believe in the existence of the ninth planet, our existing telescopes simply lack the power to really see it. Researchers use Subaru's wide field of view to survey potential search area. Astronom... More..

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Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon nears
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon nears

In anticipation of heavy rains, the Flood Protection Authority-East, or FPA, closed 38 floodgates, 13 valve gates and a concrete barge gate on the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier near New Orleans , according to a ...More..

Gordon brings hurricane warning for parts of Gulf Coast
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Gordon brings hurricane warning for parts of Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Gordon approaches. The Miami-based center said that a storm surge watch was issued from the Mississippi-Alabama border westward to the Mouth of the Mississippi River. Separa...More..

Supreme Court nominee dodges questions on Trump's presidential power
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Supreme Court nominee dodges questions on Trump's presidential power

Bush . "Of course the violence in the schools is something we all detest and want to do something about", Mr Kavanaugh said, but added that handguns and other semi-automatic weapons were also used for hunting...More..

Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Barring a surprise, Republicans appear on track to confirm Kavanaugh's nomination, perhaps in time for the first day of the new term, October 1, which is little more than a month before congressional elec...More..

NASA asks public to help astronauts survive CO2 on Mars
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

NASA asks public to help astronauts survive CO2 on Mars

We can't survive without oxygen on the Red Planet , so NASA's new competition the CO2 Conversion Challenge , will reward the team that comes up with a way to turn CO2 to oxygen. Carbon and oxygen are the mo...More..

Russian Federation says space station leak may be sabotage
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Russian Federation says space station leak may be sabotage

A hot potato: Russian Federation has reason to believe that a leak discovered in its Soyuz spacecraft docked aboard the ISS was caused by human hands. RIA Novosti , the Russian state news agency, quoted an unn...More..

87 elephants found dead in Botswana sanctuary, poaching to blame
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

87 elephants found dead in Botswana sanctuary, poaching to blame

The report added that the dead animals were found shortly after Botswana deactivated its anti-poaching unit and appeared to have been killed a few weeks ago for their tusks. The government at the time of disa...More..

State of emergency in USA states, as tropical storm grows in strength
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

State of emergency in USA states, as tropical storm grows in strength

Tropical Storm Gordon is strengthening fast as it roars across the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit the MS coast as a hurricane late on Tuesday. Right now, the tropical storm's outer rain bands are creati...More..

Gordon Moving Quickly Across Eastern Gulf Of Mexico
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Gordon Moving Quickly Across Eastern Gulf Of Mexico

At the mouth of the Mississippi River, around the area of New Orleans, the storm could generate a surge of up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) and smaller surges could hit coastland along other parts of the Gulf Coast, G...More..

Indian-Origin UK Lawmaker Challenges Theresa May's Brexit Strategy
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Indian-Origin UK Lawmaker Challenges Theresa May's Brexit Strategy

Johnson, who resigned as foreign secretary in July after feuding with May over Brexit, used his weekly column in the Daily Telegraph newspaper to accuse May of surrendering to the European Union in divorce ne...More..

UN Climate Change Partnership To Strengthen Climate Action In Asia-Pacific
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

UN Climate Change Partnership To Strengthen Climate Action In Asia-Pacific

After failing to make enough progress in Bonn in May, the Bangkok summit is seen as a last shot before Katowice. "Every year, the impacts of climate change are getting worse". In many cases it means the s...More..

Theresa May 'in fear' of Boris Johnson as Chequers plan attacked
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Theresa May 'in fear' of Boris Johnson as Chequers plan attacked

Theresa May's Brexit plans have been branded "less popular than the Poll Tax" by a former minister, as the prime minister comes under increasing pressure from both pro-remain and pro-Brexit MPs abandon her so-...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Elephants Found Dead In Wildlife Sanctuary

Described as " Africa's last Eden , " it draws thousands of visitors annually. Scores of elephant carcasses have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana in what conservationists say is the largest ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

What Is A Strawberry Moon? 10 Facts About This Amazing Annual Phenomenon

It coincides with the time of year that Native Americans gather ripening strawberries. Therefore, depending on its position, it appears smaller or larger in different periods of the year. And while you're gazin...More..

Potential tropical storm heads toward U.S. Gulf Coast, South Florida
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Potential tropical storm heads toward U.S. Gulf Coast, South Florida

Combined with the warm waters in the Gulf and around the Florida Keys , tropical development is highly likely in the next 48 hours. That system is given a low chance of becoming a tropical storm over the nex...More..

Trudeau Plays Down Alberta’s Exit From His Climate Change Plan
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trudeau Plays Down Alberta’s Exit From His Climate Change Plan

That court decision does not affect the government's finances for the 2018-19 fiscal year, but is a negative for Alberta's economy, the Alberta government said . The decision to pull out of the pan-Canadian ...More..

John McCain memorial: 'Mourn the passing of American greatness'
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

John McCain memorial: 'Mourn the passing of American greatness'

Drake will-they-or-won't-they beef. "So much of our politics, our public life, our public discourse, can seem small, and mean", said Mr. Obama. While their remarks made clear their admiration for him, th...More..

Situation on space station under control, cosmonauts fixing problem with air leak
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Situation on space station under control, cosmonauts fixing problem with air leak

The fix was made to address a leak that had caused a minor reduction of station pressure. It was later traced to the hole which is about 2 millimeters that are spread across the Soyuz capsule that was docked at...More..

Astronaut Plugs Hole In The International Space Station With Finger
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Astronaut Plugs Hole In The International Space Station With Finger

NASA is negotiating with Boeing Co. and SpaceX to develop new vehicles to transport astronauts, but the work has been troubled by relentless delays. "This leak seems to have resulted from a micrometeoroid im...More..

[H]ardOCP: Air Leak Found in International Space Station
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

[H]ardOCP: Air Leak Found in International Space Station

For the six astronauts on the 250-mile-high ISS, now home to three Americans, two Russians and one German, things like orbital debris is always constant threat, even the tiny 2mm pieces. Mission flight control ...More..

Water Evidence Found At Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Water Evidence Found At Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Scientists possess for the main time detected water clouds deep inside Jupiter's First-rate Red Hassle - a centuries-gentle storm elevated than planet Earth - permitting them to set tighter limits on the gene...More..

Unstoppable monster galaxy located 12.4 billion light-years away
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Unstoppable monster galaxy located 12.4 billion light-years away

Long before our galaxy was born in today's universe, there were extreme starburst galaxies, known as " monster galaxies ". "We found that there are two distinct large clouds several thousand light-years...More..

Storms possible for parts of Labor Day weekend in Colorado
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Storms possible for parts of Labor Day weekend in Colorado

Otherwise, a Heat Advisory remains for southern NH, central MA, and the Cape & Islands thru 9PM with heat indices in the upper 90s. Overnight lows tonight will be slipping back into the low to mid 70s, and st...More..

New Horizons, NASA spacecraft that visited Pluto, to explore Ultima Thule
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

New Horizons, NASA spacecraft that visited Pluto, to explore Ultima Thule

Ultimate Thule is in the yellow cross hairs and is slightly above and to the left of a bright star. The figure on the right is a star-subtracted image to better show the Kuiper Belt Object. He added that the ob...More..

NASA astronaut quits training for the first time in 50 years
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

NASA astronaut quits training for the first time in 50 years

For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the USA space agency has said. Kulin, 34, became once working as a senior manager at SpaceX when selected and acknowl...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Small Oxygen Leak Detected On The International Space Station

Meanwhile, Roscosmos (Russian Space Agency) has convened a commission to conduct further analysis of the possible cause of the leak. That's a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to ...More..

Atlantic Cyclone Forming Off Africa As Rains Wash Territory Thursday
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Atlantic Cyclone Forming Off Africa As Rains Wash Territory Thursday

It is forecast to gradually turn to the west-northwest while passing near the southern islands on Friday and strengthen into Tropical Storm Florence possibly by Friday, according to the National Hurricane Cent...More..

Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday

Morrison conceded the Liberal party civil war of the past weeks and months had alienated many voters. Some who tried to stop Malcolm Turnbull being knifed also received promotions, with Marise Payne taking ...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

NASA works to contain pressure leak on International Space Station

The leak has been isolated to a hole about two millimeters in diameter in the orbital compartment, or upper section, of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft attached to the Rassvet module of the Russian segment. The Ru...More..