Monday September 23-rd, 2019

When is The First Day Of Spring 2019? Date, Time & More Info When is The First Day Of Spring 2019? Date, Time & More Info

One is atmospheric refraction , the bending of the sun's light as it passes through Earth's atmosphere. However, with the advent of more precise and advanced time measuring instruments and technology, scientists found that the day and night time...

Chinese rover leaves first-ever ‘footprint’ on dark side of moon Chinese rover leaves first-ever ‘footprint’ on dark side of moon

It began a gradual descent to the lunar surface in successively lower orbits around the moon in preparation for the controlled landing Wednesday. "Although this was one small step for the rover, I think it is one big step for the Chinese people",...

What Did Ancient Teens Look Like? What Did Ancient Teens Look Like?

Up to six percent of present-day Melanesians and Aboriginal Australians have Denisovan DNA, according to the Hebrew University. They compared the methylation patterns in DNA between the Denisovan, Neanderthal, and modern human samples to find how dif...

China's lunar rover - Yutu-2 sends 'mysterious' far-side moon images China's lunar rover - Yutu-2 sends 'mysterious' far-side moon images

China reveals new PHOTOS of odd substance from dark side of the moon China's Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the "colored mysterious substance" it discovered in a small crater on the dark side of the moon, which has captivated the s...

Thunberg headlines NYC event in global climate strike Thunberg headlines NYC event in global climate strike

In Finland's capital Helsinki, a man dressed as Santa Claus stood outside parliament holding a sign that read "My house is on fire, my reindeer can't swim". "I am pretty anxious about what kind of world we're going to be living in when I am an adul...

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on 'dark side of the moon'

As China's space agency CNSA explains in a new post on its website, the Chang'e 4 lander arrived on schedule on the Moon's surface and quickly deployed the Yutu rover. On January 3 Beijing time , it will reportedly attempt to land in a large, de...

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO

However, it lost contact with the lander (which contained the rover) on September 7 during its controlled descent 2.1 KMs from the lunar surface. Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby o...

Life on Earth may have started when asteroid dust caused explosion here Life on Earth may have started when asteroid dust caused explosion here

Schmitz et al argue that the mid-Ordovician ice age was caused by global cooling, triggered by extra dust in the atmosphere of Earth from the breakup of a giant asteroid in the main asteroid belt. For instance, helium atoms normally have two pr...

Donald Trump sues Manhattan DA, seeks to block tax return subpoena Donald Trump sues Manhattan DA, seeks to block tax return subpoena

Gavin Newsom expresses support for Senate Bill 27, which would force presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release their tax returns to get their name on the state ballot. "We are encouraged that the federal court tentatively concluded that...

North America Has 3 Billion Fewer Birds Than it Did in 1970 North America Has 3 Billion Fewer Birds Than it Did in 1970

Co-author Michael Parr, president of the American Bird Conservancy, said saving birds will require policy changes, bans on harmful pesticides and funds for bird conservation. And raptors such as bald eagles, ospreys and peregrine falcons have also im...

Healey, Markey Criticize Plan To Roll Back California's Emissions Standards Healey, Markey Criticize Plan To Roll Back California's Emissions Standards

The Trump administration continued to show an interest in California's homeless crisis Wednesday but offered little in the way of help or specific solutions as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter in Los Angele...

Nasa chief casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts Nasa chief casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024 . In a recent blog post, the USA space agency said that it is using its Neutral Buoyancy Lab which is located at the Johnson Space Cente...

MIT Engineers Have Developed The Blackest Black Material MIT Engineers Have Developed The Blackest Black Material

Super-darkish carbon nanotube materials are of curiosity for optical gear and aerospace applications. "I remember noticing how black it was before growing carbon nanotubes on it, and then after growth, it looked even darker", Cui said in a sta...

The Neutron Star Is 700k Heavier Than The Earth The Neutron Star Is 700k Heavier Than The Earth

All the matter we see around us seems very dense, but at an atomic level, there's a lot of empty space. Artist impression of the pulse from a massive neutron star being delayed by the passage of a white dwarf star between the neutron star and Ear...

Dolphin Family Swim Together Before Hunters Close In To Slaughter Them Dolphin Family Swim Together Before Hunters Close In To Slaughter Them

According to the Daily Mail , hunters use metal poles put into the water which are then struck by hammers to create a sound that confuses the dolphins, driving them to the cove. The entire hunt was filmed and documented by the Dolphin Project, a not...

Florida man suspected in serial slayings of 4 women arrested Florida man suspected in serial slayings of 4 women arrested

Calling Hayes a "disgusting serial killer", Capri said the delay in charging Hayes in the other three killings stems from his department's desire to build a "solid, solid case" against him and to ensure he never gets out of prison. Moore has appeared...

This is the first picture of a comet from another solar system This is the first picture of a comet from another solar system

Now, astronomers think we are again visited by another celestial body from a neighboring star system. Amateur Ukranian astronomer Gennady Borisov first spotted the comet , which originated from outside of our solar system and has been named C...

NASA’s LRO set to provide crucial images, information on Vikram Lander NASA’s LRO set to provide crucial images, information on Vikram Lander

However, on September 7, the mission suffered a setback when the Vikram lander lost its communication with the ground stations, just 2.1 km above the lunar surface. The country was poised to become the fourth nation on the planet to make a soft landi...

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules, say sources Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules, say sources

Donald Trump met with senior officials on Thursday and agreed to greenlight the plan to bar California from setting its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards or requiring zero emission vehicles, Reuters reported last week. The move is nearly certain...

Fate of Chandrayaan - 2's lander might be known tonight Fate of Chandrayaan - 2's lander might be known tonight

Area company ISRO has expressed gratitude for the assist it obtained after it misplaced contact with lander Vikram throughout its bold moon mission, Chandrayaan 2 , earlier this month. Efforts to reestablish the link has been going on since then...

Chandrayaan 2: NASA Helping ISRO To Contact Lander Vikram On The Moon Chandrayaan 2: NASA Helping ISRO To Contact Lander Vikram On The Moon

If it had touched down successfully, closer to the moon's south pole than any previous mission, the 1477-kilogram Vikram lander would have released a small solar-powered rover, which would have collected data for 14 Earth-days, before the dark and ...

Scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever Scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever

In the lab, scientists grew a forest of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes on a chlorine-etched aluminum foil substrate. The unnamed substance traps over 99.9 percent of light, making it ten times blacker than anything that's come before it.

Two asteroids will fly safely by Earth this weekend, so chill Two asteroids will fly safely by Earth this weekend, so chill

The third and final asteroid is known as 504800 ( 2010 CO1 ), which will zip past the planet at 11:42 p.m. EDT at a distance of 0.03561 astronomical units, approximately 3.3 million miles, NASA said . Even though this close flyby has already creat...

Missing Florida mom found dead but children still not located

They went to the house and she's gone. Jones' husband, Michael Jones Jr. was also found in Georgia and is being questioned in connection to her death. Records show a second-degree murder warrant has been issued for his arrest. There's no word abo...

Moonstruck? Donald Trump claims the moon is 'part of Mars' Moonstruck? Donald Trump claims the moon is 'part of Mars'

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration should forget about going back to the Moon and should instead focus on other things - like "Mars of which the Moon is part of". Mars has two moons - Phobo...

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