Monday October 22-nd, 2018

Scientists told about the storms on Jupiter Scientists told about the storms on Jupiter

The image is based on a JunoCam image. The U.S. space agency must be impressed with the last two years of new findings because it announced it was extending the Juno mission through July 2021 . Data from NASA's Juno mission indicates that ...

Ferrari Ridculed After Mixing Up Toronto for Montreal Ferrari Ridculed After Mixing Up Toronto for Montreal

The rain-hit Canadian Grand Prix of 2011 was Formula One's longest race, lasting four hours, four minutes and 39.537 seconds. Mercedes' decision affects all of its teams and drivers, so in addition to factory drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtt...

Hurricane Aletta becomes Category 3 in Eastern Pacific | Don't Miss This Hurricane Aletta becomes Category 3 in Eastern Pacific | Don't Miss This

It could grow into a Category 4 sometime Friday. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (220 kph) and is moving toward the west-northwest at five miles per hour (seven kph). Zoomed out view of Hurricane Aletta, June 8. Foreca...

Earth's oldest animal footprints found in central China

The scientists in China have discovered the fossilized animal footprints of the ancient times. "We do not know exactly what animals made these footprints, other than that the animals must have been bilaterally symmetric because they had paire...

Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) scientist Dr. Jim Kossin, author of the study, found a 20 percent slowdown in a storm's forward velocity over land for Atlantic storms, a 30 percent slowdown over land for western North Pac...

Trio of astronauts headed to International Space Station Trio of astronauts headed to International Space Station

When it comes to political parties, 70 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning Americans believe that NASA is still vital in the future of the industry, but only 59 percent of the total Republicans and Republican-leaning Americans say the same....

NASA to announce new Mars discovery Thursday

The new sample transport technique enables Curiosity to place its Drill two little inlets in addition to the rover's deck, trickling in the proper quantity of stone powder to the onboard labs to perform their investigations. "The science team was c...

Almost 20 pounds of plastic found in dead whale's stomach Almost 20 pounds of plastic found in dead whale's stomach

The whale spit out five plastic bags on Friday and later died, the Marine and Coastal Resources Department said on its website. At least 300 marine animals including pilot whales, sea turtles and dolphins, perish each year in Thai waters after inge...

Company says it is sucking carbon from air, making fuel Company says it is sucking carbon from air, making fuel

Plans to build solar shields in space or to seed the seas with materials to soak up carbon have been seen as risky and a distraction to the more mundane but hard task of getting people to cut their emissions. "It'd be such a great solution-if it were...

Earliest animal footprints found in China

The 550-million-year-old tracks measure only a few millimetres in width, and consist of two rows of imprints arranged in what the researchers describe as a "poorly organised series or repeated groups", which could be due to variations in gait, pace...

Russian Federation launches Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft with int'l crew to ISS Russian Federation launches Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft with int'l crew to ISS

Eighty percent say the International Space Station has been a good investment for the country. Liftoff took place 4:12 p.m. local time (7:12 a.m. EDT / 11:12 GMT) atop the approximately 161-foot (49.5-meter) tall Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Co...

Tourist gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park

When the bison crossed the boardwalk, it became agitated and charged at the crowd and gored Hancock. There have been two bison attacks so far in 2018. Wednesday's bison attack is the second time a park visitor has been wounded by the breed this yea...

Mars Has Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane Mars Has Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane

The new evidence comes from a pair of rocks. NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover drilled this hole to collect sample material from a rock target called "Buckskin" on July 30, 2015, during the 1060th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's work on Mars.

WED: FG urged to implement policies on production, use of plastics WED: FG urged to implement policies on production, use of plastics

December 1972, and was first celebrated in 1974 with a view to deepening environmental awareness and address concerns such as the depletion of the ozone layer, toxic chemicals, desertification and global warming. Encouraging public activism, Country ...

NASA Wants Companies To Take Over the International Space Station NASA Wants Companies To Take Over the International Space Station

A camera mounted outside the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft provided live views of the rocket's ascent into orbit, and it showed the Soyuz launcher's third stage jettisoning from the capsule, venting gas to steer clear of the crew's spaceship. The three arri...

'Building blocks of life' found on Mars

But National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists emphasized there could be nonbiological explanations for both discoveries made by the Curiosity rover at a site called Gale crater , leaving the issue of Martian life a tantalizing but u...

540m-year-old bug tracks are oldest footprints ever discovered

Prof Shuhai Xiao, a geobiologist at Virginia Tech University and senior author of the research, said the finding brings scientists closer to understanding what creatures were the first to evolve pairs of legs. The presence of paired appendages (a pri...

Frenchman begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt Frenchman begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt

Battling sharks and jellyfish, the passionate environmentalist hopes his epic mission from Tokyo to San Francisco will raise awareness of plastic pollution in the oceans - an obstacle that could prove to be his most risky foe. The rest of the time ...

Small asteroid spotted Saturday, disintegrates over Africa

All three asteroids were discovered through the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Arizona, which is run by the University of Arizona and funded by NASA. No damage or injuries were reported , but small meteorites could possibly be found on the g...

The Moon Influences The Length Of Days On Earth The Moon Influences The Length Of Days On Earth

The study's co-author, Stephen Meyers , a professor of geoscience at UW-Madison, explained it further in the statement. Using their new statistical method, the researchers were able to compensate for the uncertainty across time. This is because th...

No need for Planet Nine? Small objects’ gravity could explain weird orbits

We're still researching the farthest reaches of the solar system - and still hunting for Planet 9 , if it's out there to start with. It's their collective gravity acting in concert that solves numerous puzzles posed thus far, Ann-Marie Madigan, a ...

Asteroid on Collision Course with Earth Breaks Into Pieces Before Impact

Planetary Defence Officer at Nasa HQ Lindley Johnson said: "This was a much smaller object than those we are tasked to detect and warn about but it was a good exercise. "In general, I'd say the system worked pretty well". One such larger object...

Trio reach Earth from ISS with football slated for World Cup Trio reach Earth from ISS with football slated for World Cup

The spacewalk timed out at 8 hours and 13 minutes was the longest in Russian space program history. Shkaplerov was travelling back to Moscow, reportedly with a football that might be used in the World Cup later this month. HDEV cameras aboard the I...

B.C. judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance B.C. judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance

Unfortunately, given that the federal government seemed reticent to exert its authority in the pipeline dispute, it isn't clear that it will ascribe these powers to its Crown corporation. Without government assurances that the pipeline project could ...

Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies

The ABC notes that Thailand is one of the world's largest users of plastic bags and that its government is considering adding a levy on disposable plastic bags. Upsetting photographs show the shocking result of pollution on a whale that starved to...

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