Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

NASA's Ascent Abort-2 Test Successfully Launched From Cape Canaveral NASA's Ascent Abort-2 Test Successfully Launched From Cape Canaveral

The Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) test lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), FL on time at 7:00 am ET on a rocket motor from a Peacekeeper missile modified by Northrop Grumman. In real-life conditions, parachutes would open to ease th...

US Tops the Heap in Global Waste Crisis US Tops the Heap in Global Waste Crisis

Just 16 per cent of this (323 million tonnes) is recycled, while 950 million tonnes is disposed of "unsustainably", according to risk management firm Verisk Maplecroft. The United States was singled out for its inability, relative to other developed ...

NASA's Moon Capsule Safety Test 'Successful'

Artemis was the twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology. NASA carried out a successful test Tuesday of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule created to take USA astronauts to the Moon. Engineers intend for launch a...

Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

The study, led by Dr. Jean-Francois Bastin, also suggests that there is further potential to regrow trees in croplands and urban areas, highlighting the scope for agroforestry and city trees to play a major role in tackling climate change .

Last month ‘hottest June on record’ as heatwave swept Europe Last month ‘hottest June on record’ as heatwave swept Europe

In France it was broken by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius on June 28, with a temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius (121 degrees Fahrenheit) recorded at 4:20 pm near the city of Nîmes-the all-time highest temperature ever recorded in France .

NASA Captures the Galaxy's Biggest Fireworks Show

The image here was captured using the Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 and maps the UV glow of magnesium embedded in warm gas, which is shown in blue, of Eta Carinae. Since the Great Eruption, the star has drastically faded and is now barely visible to the...

June is International Asteroid Day June is International Asteroid Day

The fifth Asteroid Day which is celebrated on Sunday is an official United Nations Day for global awareness and education about asteroids. International Asteroid Day is observed on 30 June every year to spread awareness about asteroids and their ...

Shark caught on camera swimming close to swimmers at Daytona Beach Shark caught on camera swimming close to swimmers at Daytona Beach

Dan Watson posted the pictures on to his company's Instagram account alongside the caption: "See that dark shadow making its way straight for the shore & those people?" It shows his wife and kids running it out of the ocean, while the creature h...

Australia must defend whales as Japan restarts commercial hunting Australia must defend whales as Japan restarts commercial hunting

Japan switched to what it called research whaling but now says stocks have recovered enough to resume commercial hunting. Tokyo withdrew from the IWC on Sunday after more than 60 years of membership - its first walkout from a major global organizat...

Japan sets 6-month whaling quota at 227 Japan sets 6-month whaling quota at 227

A whaling ship that sailed out of harbour in Kushiro on Monday morning returned late afternoon with its first-caught Minke whale. Journalists from foreign news outlets, such as CNN in the United States and AFP in France, were on hand to cover t...

NASA picks eight new research teams to study Moon, asteroids NASA picks eight new research teams to study Moon, asteroids

Whoever purchases the footage will join an exclusive club of viewers: George watched the tapes once more to digitize them and save them on a hard drive, which is included in the tapes' sale. The team also will model the radiation environments and rel...

NASA’s Tess Mission Discovers Its Smallest Exoplanet To Date

The discovery is described in a paper published on June 27 in The Astronomical Journal . The planet, named L 98-59b, measures between the size of Earth and Mars and is around 10% smaller than the previous record holder discovered by TESS, ...

Loss of ice surrounding Antarctica worrisome Loss of ice surrounding Antarctica worrisome

In an email, he called the plummeting ice levels "a white-knuckle ride". Serreze and different outside experts stated they don't know if it is a natural blip that may go away or extra long-term global warming that's finally catching up with the Sou...

NASA's Orion Crew Capsule Aces Big Safety Test NASA's Orion Crew Capsule Aces Big Safety Test

A test version of Orion launched at 7 a.m. EDT (1100 GMT) from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, taking to the skies atop the refurbished first-stage motor of a Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missile. NASA hopes the Orion will on...

Scientists Say Cigar-Shaped Interstellar Object Not An Alien Spaceship Scientists Say Cigar-Shaped Interstellar Object Not An Alien Spaceship

Researchers describe 'Oumuamua's movement through space as being like a soda bottle spinning on its side on the ground. Scientists tracked the reddish-colored 'Oumuamua from October 14, 2017, until January 2, 2018, after which it became too faint t...

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Find Out Everything About The Spectacle Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Find Out Everything About The Spectacle

It will, however, not be visible in India. Although totality will only occur over certain areas in the world, people from different parts of the globe can still witness the eclipse through various live streaming platforms. After achieving totality,...

Japan Restarts Commercial Whaling Japan Restarts Commercial Whaling

But campaigners said it was just a cover for commercial hunts. Workers in blue plastic overalls poured sake, a traditional Japanese rice wine, from paper cups onto the first whale to express thanks and celebrate the first catch. "It is totally fals...

Public divided over Harry and Meghan's decision to 'keep Archie's christening private' Public divided over Harry and Meghan's decision to 'keep Archie's christening private'

The private chapel was created for Queen Victoria between 1840 and 1847. It was destroyed by the Windsor fire in 1992 and rebuilt in 1994. Royal biographer, Penny Junor, told the Sunday Times that the choice to have the christening private i...

Right whale likely died off Canada after collision with ship Right whale likely died off Canada after collision with ship

That team, primarily primarily based totally in Campbello, N.B., has reportedly disentangled a humpback whale off Miscou Island, N.B. not too long within the past. Lawrence. The intervening time trudge restriction of 10 knots impacts vessels of 20 ...

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details

On 2nd July 2019, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun creating the rare spectacle of a Total Solar Eclipse . It will, however, not be visible in India. This will mark the beginning of the partial phase of the eclipse. The eclipse occur ...

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional

Strathy. In protest of the pricing system, Ontario's Ford government asked for a court reference on the constitutionality of its implementing legislation, the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act. It has similarly imposed the tax on the provinces o...

A first: More US electricity from renewables than coal

This April, the United States generated more power from renewable resources than coal for the first time in U.S. history, according to a new report from the U.S. And while natural gas emits significantly less carbon than coal, critics warn the crea...

Few Strong Storms Possible Saturday Few Strong Storms Possible Saturday

The month of June will end on Sunday with less heat and humidity. With some luck, storms will be done by sunset for fireworks displays Saturday night . MONDAY: Mostly sunny. High: Near 80. It will get hotter with highs in the low 90s then the m...

Renewables Overtake Coal In US Electricity Mix For The First Time Renewables Overtake Coal In US Electricity Mix For The First Time

The capacity will be built as three projects all located in southern Nevada, in Clark County, all of which will be due online by the end of 2023. Cannon added that in addition to helping meet Nevada's new RPS, the projects outlined in the filing wi...

NASA to Send Life-Hunting Flying Drone to Saturn's Moon Titan NASA to Send Life-Hunting Flying Drone to Saturn's Moon Titan

Dragonfly won't launch for some time, with its current launch date planned for 2026, and it will take eight years to actually make the journey, but once it arrives it just might have some surprises for us. This illustration shows NASA's Dragonfly rot...

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