Tuesday December 11-th, 2018

Heat warning issued for parts of Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands Heat warning issued for parts of Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for much of B.C. for Monday, including Kelowna and Penticton. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 20's in coastal areas and more than 30 degrees inland. It's also important to be aware of the ...

'Batshit crazy': Trump discussed allowing Putin to interrogate U.S. ambassador

The proposal arose at Monday's summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and any decision by Washington to assist with an adversary's prosecution of former government employees overseas would be a stunning shi...

Adidas to use only recycled plastic by 2024 Adidas to use only recycled plastic by 2024

This goes beyond the company's iconic shoes, as the pledge would affect the company's use of polyester. The decision to use strictly recycled plastics shouldn't come as a huge surprise to consumers, as last month Adidas made strides in the sustai...

Blue Origin tests new motor during blastoff from Texas facility

TESTING. TESTING . Blue Origin wasn't the only company testing the waters with this New Shepard rocket launch; the rocket's capsule contained a variety of devices and experiments for scientists and educators conducting microgravity research.

In Scotland built the first British spaceport In Scotland built the first British spaceport

As part of Government's modern Industrial Strategy, a further £5.5 million will go to Orbex , a European space launch company, to build a rocket for launch from Sutherland. "This investment will be key towards meeting the objectives outlined in the ...

Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

That brings its total known satellites to 79, the most in the solar system. The new moons, pictured as circles above, were discovered previous year by a team of astronomers. Maybe we need something similar for tiny moons. If small moons like th...

Ten New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter

Using the Blanco four-metre telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American in Chile - which had been recently fitted with a new and highly sensitive instrument called the "Dark Energy Camera ", which is about the size of a small auto - they detected objec...

Astronomers find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, including an "oddball"

And now, 12 new moons of Jupiter including the weirdest one yet. Nine of the new moons belong to an outer group that orbit Jupiter in retrograde, meaning they travel in the opposite direction to the planet's spin. "We could choose our field of ob...

Heat warning issued for Kamloops Heat warning issued for Kamloops

Large hail can injure people or damage property, Environment Canada said in a statement. Today in Richmond, Environment Canada forecasts temperatures will get as high as 25 C. On Monday, July 16th, the temperatures are will reach a high of 25°C...

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya in botched relocation 8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya in botched relocation

Out of 149 rhinos relocated between 2005 and 2017, only eight died, the wildlife ministry reported. The ministry said preliminary investigations had pointed to salt poisoning as the suspected cause of death. "We have lost one percent of our rhinos ...

South Africa unveils new telescope aimed at galaxies South Africa unveils new telescope aimed at galaxies

Up to 3,000 dishes co-hosted in Africa and Australia will then be able to scan the sky 10,000 times faster with 50 times the sensitivity of any other telescope and produce images that exceed the resolution quality of the Hubble Space telescope, sci...

Watch Two Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Meet Their End Watch Two Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Meet Their End

This video shows the dramatic demolition of the Delta II towers at Space Launch Complex 17 ahead of the launch of a new program by space company Moon Express . EDT (11:00 GMT). The complex consisted of two launch pads, Pad 17A and Pad 17B. "With...

Drexel Astrophysicist Proves the Origin of Neutrinos - DrexelNow Drexel Astrophysicist Proves the Origin of Neutrinos - DrexelNow

Scientists have wondered for a very long time what is the origin of these cosmic rays that attack the Earth , and now they were able to finally come up with an answer. With the help of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, astronomers ...

Today's Partial solar eclipse: all you need to know Today's Partial solar eclipse: all you need to know

So, a group of Ukrainian researchers found that during a total solar Eclipse on 11 August 1999 in Bulgaria, there was a decrease in air temperature by 6 to 7 degrees Celsius. The eclipse will last for one hour and 43 minutes. Who can see the par...

Origin of 'ghost particle' traced to distant black hole Origin of 'ghost particle' traced to distant black hole

Encompassing a cubic kilometer of deep, pristine ice a mile beneath the surface at the South Pole, the detector is composed of more than 5,000 light sensors arranged in a grid. This will allow us to study neutrinos with lower energies than we ca...

July 2018: A month for all stargazers out there

Sagar Gokhale, the secretary of Jyotirvidya Parisanstha, which is the oldest group of amateur astronomers in the city said: "It will be exciting to watch it and usually, it can be seen with naked eyes, although we get a few telescopes for viewing as ...

Ireland votes to divest from fossil fuels within 5 years

The ISIF is worth €8.9bn (£7.9bn; $10.4bn), of which more than €300m is invested in oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuels, according to Ireland's Catholic development agency, Trócaire, which supported the bill. The Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill, whic...

Israel plans first lunar space mission in December Israel plans first lunar space mission in December

The IAI-built spacecraft will be moved to the U.S.in November to prepare for the December launch. Building the spacecraft cost $95 million to date. SpaceIL's president, Morris Kahn, has provided about $27 million. The technical challenges remain ...

Israel plans to launch Moon landing mission in December

The 1,289-pound landing craft will piggyback on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to enter Earth's orbit, then slingshot around the planet several times to reach the moon. SpaceIL is backed by a number of donors, including US casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, t...

Solar Eclipse On Friday The 13th, Will Be Visible To Lucky Few

The safest way to witness a solar eclipse is with special filter-protected glasses and telescopes, or by looking indirectly using an eclipse viewer. Why solar eclipse should not be seen with naked eyes? The solar event has brought even more supe...

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year - 7/10/2018 8:31:48 AM Israeli company plans lunar landing next year - 7/10/2018 8:31:48 AM

About it reports Reuters with a reference to the Executive Director SpaceIL IDO Anteby. "What we're doing is we're trying to replicate the Apollo effect in the United States", Kahn told reporters, referring to the surge in interest in science a...

Chris still Category 2, but not for long Chris still Category 2, but not for long

Aqua also found strength in large, fragmented bands of thunderstorms north and east of the center with cloud top temperatures as cold as -63 degrees, NASA said. Tropical Storm Chris , which has been lingering off the North Carolina coast for several ...

McConnell accuses Dems of trying to 'bork' Kavanaugh McConnell accuses Dems of trying to 'bork' Kavanaugh

As senators begin the process of vetting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , public disclosure forms show he's not almost as wealthy as numerous justices on the high court. Robert Bork, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Cou...

Russian cargo ship delivers fuel, food for International Space Station

The spacecraft is called Progress 70, and it was filled with about three tons of goods: food, fuel, and supplies. Russian Federation has consistently tried to keep cargo trips to the space station below six hours, setting a new precedent for a trip...

Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones

It roamed South America around 210 million years ago during the the Late Triassic . Cyclic growth was common in the dinosaurs of that period, but they usually stopped growing until they reached nearly 1.8 tons in weight and 3 meters in length.

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