Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Bones From Philippine Cave Reveal New Human Cousin Bones From Philippine Cave Reveal New Human Cousin

But he said the Philippines discovery gives new credence to an alternate view: Maybe some unknown creature other than H. erectus also slipped out of Africa and into Europe and Asia, and later gave rise to both island species. But the discovery ra...

Scientists DISCOVER 430 Million-Year-Old Sea Cucumber

An exceptionally-preserved fossil from Herefordshire in the United Kingdom has given new insights into the early evolution of sea cucumbers, the group that includes the sea pig and its relatives, according to a new article published today in the jour...

Astronauts work on ISS power, computer systems during spacewalk Astronauts work on ISS power, computer systems during spacewalk

The March 29 spacewalk was supposed to be the very first all-women spacewalk in NASA history, as it was originally scheduled for McClain and Koch, supported on the ground by Kristen Faccio, from the Canadian Space Agency. Williams said the astronauts...

Adani wins groundwater management clearance for Aussie coal mine Adani wins groundwater management clearance for Aussie coal mine

Mr Morrison rebuked "senators listening to themselves" on the coal project after Queensland Liberal senator James McGrath put pressure on Environment Minister Melissa Price to issue the approval. Tasmanian independent MP Andrew Wilkie said: "This...

Footage: NASA creates 'alien' lights in Norway Footage: NASA creates 'alien' lights in Norway

International Media also reported that the blue lights appeared in two clear spots in the skies of Abisko in Sweden. The pair of Black Brant XI rockets were launched at 22:14 and 22:16 UTC on April 8 from the Andøya Space Center in Norway.

Disease-causing Germs on ISS a Concern for NASA Disease-causing Germs on ISS a Concern for NASA

It also features a touchscreen, speaker and a microphone, along with a mechanical arm that enables it to handle cargo or running experiments. Experts also located Enterobacter , which is associated with the human gastrointestinal tract. The most p...

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch postponed again, rescheduled to Wednesday SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch postponed again, rescheduled to Wednesday

Once it begins, the launch window will remain open for roughly 2 hours. SpaceX has moved its plans for the first ever commercial launch using the Falcon Heavy rocket to Wednesday, 10 April at the earliest, provided the weather improves.

Astronauts complete spacewalk to swap space station's batteries Astronauts complete spacewalk to swap space station's batteries

According to NASA , the batteries store power generated by the station's solar arrays to power the station when it's not in the sunlight. NASA is about halfway through replacing 48 batteries with ones that are expected to last the remainder of the st...

Japanese probe BOMBS ancient asteroid to look inside it Japanese probe BOMBS ancient asteroid to look inside it

In this computer graphics image released by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the Hayabusa2 spacecraft is seen above on the asteroid Ryugu . As for Hayabusa-2, it's expected to make its return to Earth sometime between November and De...

NASA astronaut Anne McClain shares stunning Moonset video from ISS

So, NASA astronaut Nick Hague took McClain's place and wore the larger suit during Friday's spacewalk - much to the dismay of feminists across the internet. Another task for the two astronauts is to install other equipment used for experiments and ...

David Saint-Jacques becomes fourth Canadian astronaut to complete spacewalk — NewsAlert David Saint-Jacques becomes fourth Canadian astronaut to complete spacewalk — NewsAlert

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will become the first Canadian spacewalker in 12 years when he embarks on a roughly seven-hour mission planned for today. EDT according to the USA space agency - about half-an-hour ahead of schedule. Watch below, via NAS...

Japan spacecraft drops explosive on asteroid to uncover origin of solar system Japan spacecraft drops explosive on asteroid to uncover origin of solar system

Although the detonation was too small to move Ryugu off-orbit, JAXA scientist Makoto Yoshikawa said the ability to operate a probe to this level of precision marked "an important achievement in planetary defence" if Earth were threatened by an aste...

Black hole photo a celestial breakthrough Black hole photo a celestial breakthrough

But the Event Horizon Telescope, which is a series of observatories around the planet and not just one instrument, has scanned the regions of space directly surrounding the black hole. The new observations will be used to detect evidence of what ha...

DRDO releases presentation on 'Mission Shakti' DRDO releases presentation on 'Mission Shakti'

According to Reddy , before the physical ASAT test on 27 March , scientists had simulated the test to gauge the trajectory of debris and it was concluded that a direct head-on collision between the interceptor missile and the satellite would result...

Israeli spacecraft Genesis sends remarkable photos of far side of the moon Israeli spacecraft Genesis sends remarkable photos of far side of the moon

Morris Kahn, chairman of SpaceIL who donated over $40 million to the project, said in a statement, "The lunar capture is an historic event in and of itself - but it also joins Israel in a seven-nation club that has entered the moon's orbit".

Shell Faces Lawsuit From Environmentalists

Shell greeted the protesters with coffee from an electric drinks van. Sara Shaw, an global climate justice and energy campaigner with Friends of the Earth Netherlands , said some of Shell's predictions are right on point. 'Shell maintains that i...

CDC sounds alarm on resistant superbug fungus after NYC outbreak

He died 90 days later, while traces of the fungus were found in every corner of his room. Candida auris has, however, now jumped to the front of the class, as CT deputy state epidemiologist Dr. The hospital had to use "special cleaning equipment" a...

An Everglades record: largest female python captured in Big Cypress An Everglades record: largest female python captured in Big Cypress

The preserve said the new approach includes using male pythons that have been equipped with transmitters that help lead researchers to breeding females. The Burmese python is native to Southeast Asia, but in recent decades the big snakes have become ...

Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change

Roger Cox, a lawyer who initially represented environmental group Urgenda and is now leading the civil action against Shell, said the two cases are similar because they are based in part on a duty of care enshrined in Dutch law. Friends of the Earth ...

NASA says it can place humans on Mars by 2033 NASA says it can place humans on Mars by 2033

NASA is racing to enact the plans of Trump, who dispatched Vice President Mike Pence to announce that the timetable for once again putting man on the Moon had been cut by four years to 2024. NASA keeps its eyes on human exploration of Mars in 2030s...

Russian spacecraft breaks record reaching International Space Station

The uncrewed Progress 72 spacecraft is set to lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:01 a.m. on a Soyuz booster. "This was a flawless launch, right on time", NASA spokesperson Rob Navias said during live commentary.

NASA's Curiosity Rover observes Two Solar Eclipses on Mars NASA's Curiosity Rover observes Two Solar Eclipses on Mars

The Martian moon Phobos's orbit is nearly directly over its equator whereas our moon, on the other hand, is in a tilted orbit, which makes the Earth, sun , and moon not line up as very often. NASA said: "Solar eclipses have been seen many times by C...

Following Successful Lunar Capture, Beresheet Sets Course for the Moon Following Successful Lunar Capture, Beresheet Sets Course for the Moon

If all goes well, Beresheet will be the first Israeli spacecraft and the first privately-funded lunar landing, NBC News noted . SpaceIL was founded by three young engineers: Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub. So far, only Russian Fed...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch with Arabsat reset for Tuesday SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch with Arabsat reset for Tuesday

This afternoon (April 5), a shiny new Falcon Heavy roared to life, as smoke billowed from its engines during a preflight test. The 12 p.m. test gave SpaceX teams enough data to choose Tuesday as a new launch date with 6:36 p.m.as the target lif...

SpaceX's 'Starhopper' Starship Prototype Just Aced Its 1st Hop, Elon Musk Says SpaceX's 'Starhopper' Starship Prototype Just Aced Its 1st Hop, Elon Musk Says

The test occurred at 8.56pm EDT (12.56am GMT April 4) and lasted less than a minute. The video featured above was captured by Spadre.com, a website for the South Padre Surf Company on South Padre Island across from SpaceX's facility. The round-topp...

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