Saturday February 16-th, 2019

'Staggering Moron': Trump Slammed For Climate Change Tweet 'Staggering Moron': Trump Slammed For Climate Change Tweet

He also spelled global warming as "Global Waming " giving enough hint that his past goofups with spellings haven't yet taught him a lesson. Trump's tweet feels particular poorly timed as Australia and New Zealand struggle with a record-breakin...

NASA’s Curiosity rover clicks last selfie on Martian ridge

NASA is trying to breathe life into its 15-year-old Opportunity rover that has been non-responsive since June. New commands are being transmitted to the rover and will continue for the next few weeks. Now, NASA engineers are working to hopefully ...

What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago? What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago?

However, the decrease in temperature prompted the National Weather Service ( NWS ) to issue windchill advisories and warn residents about the potential dangers of going outside without proper protection. Temperatures in the city Thursday are set to...

Samsung ditches plastic packaging for more sustainable materials Samsung ditches plastic packaging for more sustainable materials

The plan to first limit and ultimately replace plastic packaging is part of the company's sustainability policy. The company said it will replace the plastic packaging now used for products and accessories like phones and tablets with materials suc...

Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes, claims study Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes, claims study

Simply put, the thin people had genes keeping them slim while also having less of the genes linked to being overweight. In the study , published in the journal PLOS Genetics , the researchers compared the DNA of some 14,000 people - 1,622 thin vo...

NASA visits 'space snowman' Ultima Thule NASA visits 'space snowman' Ultima Thule

The oblique lighting of this image reveals new topographic details along the day/night boundary, or terminator, near the top. The flyby of Ultima Thule at 10:33 p.m. An image, with an original resolution of 135 meters per pixel, was stored in the...

Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area

The Lima region will be under a wind chill advisory until 1 p.m. today. It is too soon to give an exact projection of the strength of the frigid blast, but forecasters are predicting temperatures could fall as much as 40 to 50 degrees lower than usua...

Super blood wolf moon 2019 Super blood wolf moon 2019

In a description of the eclipse written on the Virtual Telescope website before the event, Masi said the aim was to share with viewers "the stunning beauty of such a unique event". There, the moon only receives red light filtered through the edges of...

Study Points to Existence of 'Skinny Genes' Study Points to Existence of 'Skinny Genes'

More than six out of ten grown-ups in the United Kingdom are overweight, and one of every four adults is obese . Obesity in turn spikes the risk of conditions such as heart disease, some forms of cancer, type 2 diabetes, and stroke. After identi...

Earth’s Collision With Another Planet May Have Created Life On Earth Earth’s Collision With Another Planet May Have Created Life On Earth

Scientists say that the core of Earth doesn't interact with the rest of the planet, but everything above the core is connected to the core. Dasgupta's team conducted several high-temperature and high-pressure experiments in a lab equipped for st...

Wind Chill Advisory now, but even colder air on the way Wind Chill Advisory now, but even colder air on the way

Friday . Temperatures will drop to 2° and only warm to 8° on Friday . They say wind chills could put temperatures between 20 and 35 below zero Thursday night into Friday morning. The way things are set up, we could be seeing some of the coldes...

Wind Chill Advisory tonight and Friday morning Chicago area-wide

The specific areas under the Wind Chill Advisory include: Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Lorain, Hancock, Seneca, Huron, Medina, Wyandot, Crawford, Richland, Ashland, Wayne, Marion, Morrow, Holmes, Knox. While the strong winds are expected to...

Earth's oldest rock was found by Apollo 14 astronauts -- on the moon Earth's oldest rock was found by Apollo 14 astronauts -- on the moon

It was ejected into space and subsequently collided with the Moon, spending billions of years on its surface and becoming integrated into the planet before astronauts just happened to stumble across it, snagging it for study back on our planet.

Instagram launches new stickers for Solar Eclipse Instagram launches new stickers for Solar Eclipse

But for those who are not within the path of totality , which extends from OR to SC, the eclipse will be partial, meaning you'll still be exposed to sunlight and need to take protective measures . The world's space agencies have been busy documen...

Greenland's ice melting rate increases four times in nine years Greenland's ice melting rate increases four times in nine years

If Greenland's entire ice sheet , which is 3km thick in parts, were to melt it would lead to the world's seas to rise by 20ft. Prof Bevis said: "The only thing we can do is adapt and mitigate further global warming - it's too late for there to...

Treat natural world with respect, Attenborough urges Davos jetset Treat natural world with respect, Attenborough urges Davos jetset

Sir David said he was optimistic to see a gathering like this at the WEF, widely recognised as a global talking shop for political and economic leaders, as well as philanthropic celebrities. "It's not just a question of beauty or interest or wonder, ...

SpaceX Starship prototype damaged by high-speed winds, might delay Mars mission SpaceX Starship prototype damaged by high-speed winds, might delay Mars mission

CEO Elon Musk tweeted about damage to the rocket, noting it would take a "few weeks to fix". "Will take a few weeks to fix", confirmed Musk when a Twitter user asked him about the crash. SpaceX states on its website that Starship could be use...

Americans’ climate change concerns surge to record levels, poll shows Americans’ climate change concerns surge to record levels, poll shows

While scientists often can't tie specific weather events to climate change, global warming is leading to warmer oceans and hotter summers - the kinds of conditions that exacerbate the high-profile storms and fires that are impacting the U.S.

Super blood moon thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red Super blood moon thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red

The next full lunar eclipse won't be seen again until May 2021. Clear skies Sunday night gave the Sunshine Coast a flawless view of the total lunar eclipse. It has also earned the name "wolf moon" because it appears in January, when wolves would ho...

NEW SHEPARD TEST FLIGHT (BLUE ORIGIN), ??? 2019, West Texas NEW SHEPARD TEST FLIGHT (BLUE ORIGIN), ??? 2019, West Texas

The launch will also act as yet another test for the New Shepard, as part of its payload will serve the objective of measuring cabin pressure, temperature, CO2, acoustic conditions, or acceleration and improve future experiments to be shipped up to o...

Poor air quality impacts the happiness index of China Poor air quality impacts the happiness index of China

This new research is the first to establish a direct connection between the number of particulates in the air and happiness. Air pollution is responsible for millions of premature deaths globally and is adversely affecting people's mood, a study sa...

Nasa replaces astronaut for 1st Boeing mission to ISS Nasa replaces astronaut for 1st Boeing mission to ISS

He replaces astronaut Eric Boe, who will not fly for medical reasons, NASA said. In any case, Boe's removal is believed to mark only the fifth time in US space program history that an astronaut has been pulled from a space flight assignment.

Elon Musk: I'll help build successor to Cern Large Hadron Collider Elon Musk: I'll help build successor to Cern Large Hadron Collider

The new particle collider is slated to be four times the size of the Large Hadron Collider. As part of what's being tentatively envisioned for the new collider, known as the Future Circular Collider , it would be four times bigger and up to 10 tim...

See a rock smack the moon during the super blood wolf eclipse See a rock smack the moon during the super blood wolf eclipse

The biggest news in astronomy and space fanatic circles over the last week or so has been the total lunar eclipse that happened recently. The Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System, or MIDAS , telescopes that Madiedo used have high-sensitivi...

Fossil shark named after 80s video game Fossil shark named after 80s video game

Pew pew pew. Galagadon's teeth look like Galaga spaceships. Gates is lead author of a paper describing the new species along with colleagues Eric Gorscak and Peter J. "The shark lived at the same time as SUE the T. Rex , it was part of the same ...

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