Friday November 15-th, 2019

Global oil demand growth to slow from 2025 - IEA Global oil demand growth to slow from 2025 - IEA

The IEA - which is mainly funded by industrialized nations, including the United States, Germany and Japan - advises governments on energy policy. Global oil demand will hit a plateau around 2030 as the use of more efficient cars and electric ...

Big black hole expels fast-moving star out of our galaxy for good Big black hole expels fast-moving star out of our galaxy for good

A main-sequence hypervelocity star traveling at huge speeds after being ejected by Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy , was spotted by an global team of astronomers. Currently, the star is only 29,0...

Scientists retrieve genetic materials from giant ape fossil Scientists retrieve genetic materials from giant ape fossil

Welker et al demonstrated that Gigantopithecus blacki is a sister clade to orangutans with a common ancestor about 12-10 million years ago, implying that the divergence of the prehistoric primate from orangutans forms part of the Miocene radiat...

SpaceX Completes Crew Dragon Static Fire Engine Tests SpaceX Completes Crew Dragon Static Fire Engine Tests

Perhaps probably the most placing rationale for approving the extra cash was that Boeing may have talked over backing out of the skilled crew technique ( CCP ). "Thus, NASA strongly disagrees with the OIG's characterization that NASA "overpai...

Hayabusa-2 Returning To Earth With Piece Of Ryugu Asteroid Hayabusa-2 Returning To Earth With Piece Of Ryugu Asteroid

As it slowly retreats from the asteroid it called home, Hayabusa2 has been snapping real-time photos of the asteroid as it departs and will continue this "Farewell Observation" until November 18. The probe will bring back to Earth "carbon and orga...

Warmer world is unhealthier place for children, doctors warn Warmer world is unhealthier place for children, doctors warn

In a new, wide-ranging assessment focused on the human health impacts of climate change, a global collaboration of over 100 scientific experts paint a dire picture: The climate crisis is making us sick. "The damage done in early childhood is persiste...

NASA's Life-Hunting Mars 2020 Rover Will Search for Alien Microfossils NASA's Life-Hunting Mars 2020 Rover Will Search for Alien Microfossils

Some common examples are seashells and other various marine life forms. In addition to preserving signs of ancient life, carbonates can teach us more about how Mars transitioned from having liquid water and a thicker atmosphere to being the fre...

Curiosity Detects Oxygen Behaving Strangely on Mars Curiosity Detects Oxygen Behaving Strangely on Mars

Because it landed in Gale Crater in 2012, the Curiosity rover has been finding out the Martian floor beneath its wheels to be taught extra concerning the planet's historical past. "We're struggling to explain this", said Melissa Trainer , fi...

Supreme Court asks Centre to explore possibilities of combating air pollution Supreme Court asks Centre to explore possibilities of combating air pollution

The court also ordered the Centre to examine the feasibility of using hydrogen-based fuel technology to tackle air pollution . "In view of the deteriorating situation due to stubble pollution in north India, Delhi government has made a decision to...

Japan's Hayabusa2 starts yearlong journey from asteroid Japan's Hayabusa2 starts yearlong journey from asteroid

In addition, Hayabusa 2 took many photos of asteroids and deployed several robotic probes to the surface, among other tasks, Looking back, the mission has been nothing short of spectacular successthough final sigh of relief will come when scienti...

Stunning moment meteor lights up skies over Missouri caught on VIDEO Stunning moment meteor lights up skies over Missouri caught on VIDEO

An apparent meteor lit up the sky over the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. If you didn't catch this meteor , you still have a couple of chances left. The next event that could provide sights of a fireball will take place between the night of Nove...

Deer-like animal photographed for first time in 30 years Deer-like animal photographed for first time in 30 years

Global Wildlife Conservation said in a statement Tuesday that the rabbit-sized animal is not a deer or a mouse, despite its nickname, but is the world's smallest hoofed mammal. With the number of these animals existing in the wild still under inve...

Woman arrested after allegedly harassing toddler with severe genetic disorder Woman arrested after allegedly harassing toddler with severe genetic disorder

Over the past year I have fought a battle I never thought I would fight and I felt fear no mother should feel, ' she said to NBC. She was charged with aggravated harassment, stalking, and a felony hate crime . She was still being kept in the Ulste...

First accumulating snow of season could impact Monday commute First accumulating snow of season could impact Monday commute

Overnight: Clearing with temperatures dropping to near 10 degrees or lower. In Havre, Mont., the mercury tanked to a record low of minus-18 on Sunday. An approaching cold front will bring rain showers Monday afternoon, but by early evening, the col...

Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral this morning Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral this morning

The same rocket booster launched 10 Iridium Next satellites in July 2018, the Argentine space agency CONAE's Saocom-1A satellite in October 2018, and Indonesian satellite operator PSN's Nusantara Satu satellite this past February. Starlink satellit...

Planet Mercury To Pass In Front Of Sun Today Planet Mercury To Pass In Front Of Sun Today

It's the smallest planet at about one-third the size of Earth (a golf ball to our baseball ). It last transited the sun in 2016. Anyone wanting to watch the transit will need to have a telescope to make out the tiny black dot of Mercury - althou...

Mercury transit: How to watch Monday’s rare astronomical event Mercury transit: How to watch Monday’s rare astronomical event

The event is being put on together with Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, and if it's too cloudy, there will be a live stream in Space Place on the 4th floor. As Mercury moves across the Sun, it causes a slight drop in the Sun's brightness, let...

New Zealand Passes Law Aimed at Combating Climate Change New Zealand Passes Law Aimed at Combating Climate Change

The bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 has passed its third reading in Parliament. Jacinda Ardern told Mike Hosking she's working with people in the agricultural sector about how it would affect them. "Forcing them to reduce ...

Italy is the first country making climate change lessons compulsory Italy is the first country making climate change lessons compulsory

He added that he wished to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at the core of everything learned in school. The new regulation will kick in for the 2020-21 school year. Elementary-aged ...

Deep space wine: Bordeaux blasts off into orbit Deep space wine: Bordeaux blasts off into orbit

The wine will spend a year in orbit before being brought back to Earth - and astronauts won't get to enjoy a single drop, as the goal of its journey is not no-gravity inebriation, but science. A control batch of the same wine will also be aged on ear...

Valley astronomers prepare for Mercury's transit across the sun Valley astronomers prepare for Mercury's transit across the sun

Observations of the transit of Mercury have been reported as far back as the ninth century, but after Galileo introduced the telescope in 1610, it became clear that earlier observers were probably seeing sunspots rather than Mercury. The next one i...

Mercury transit 2019 can be observe from Karachi Mercury transit 2019 can be observe from Karachi

The Bays Mountain Astronomy Club is inviting the public to a transit viewing event at the park's observatories on Monday from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. "Mercury passes in front of the sun approximately a dozen times each century, but the November 11 event w...

Italy to include climate change on school curricula Italy to include climate change on school curricula

From next year, Italian school students in every grade will be required to study climate change and sustainability, in an attempt to position the country as a world leader in environmental education. In the first, schools in Italy will have susta...

Russian Doping To Loom Large At WADA Summit Russian Doping To Loom Large At WADA Summit

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie told the PA news agency on Monday that his organisation would "look at" whether there was any evidence which would prompt an investigation into the athletes Salazar worked with with the Nike Oreg...

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space medium NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space medium

Now, the new measurements from Voyager 2 indicate that the boundaries between our solar system and interstellar space may not be as simple as once thought. "We had no good quantitative idea of how big this bubble is", he commented. The Sun's acti...

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