Wednesday January 29-th, 2020

Orionid meteor shower will peak Monday night Orionid meteor shower will peak Monday night

Known for their brightness and speed of about 148,000 miles per hour, the meteors can leave glowing "trains" - incandescent bits of debris in the wake of the meteor - which can last for several seconds to minutes, according to NASA . The Orionids,...

Climate march moves through Edmonton ahead of Greta Thunberg's speech Climate march moves through Edmonton ahead of Greta Thunberg's speech

The crowd, protesting fossil-fuel reliance and oil extraction, was met with pro-pipeline counter-protests led by the United We Roll movement. "We care for the environment, of course we do", a counter-protester said in a Daily Mail report.

Maine Astronaut makes history with first all-female spacewalk Maine Astronaut makes history with first all-female spacewalk

United States astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir on Friday became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk- a historic milestone as NASA prepares to send the first woman to the Moon. "This is just us doing our job". At the same t...

First look at NASA's next generation spacesuits for moon exploration in 2024 First look at NASA's next generation spacesuits for moon exploration in 2024

Kristine Dans bends down to pick up a rock during a demonstration of the mobility of the Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU ), one of two NASA spacesuit prototypes for lunar exploration. There are three further bearings on the legs alo...

Nestor to bring heavy rain, gusty winds, small tornado threat Saturday night Nestor to bring heavy rain, gusty winds, small tornado threat Saturday night

The Coast Guard says seas could reach 20 feet (6 meters) in height around Panama City, Florida . And unsafe rip currents are possible along the coast as Nestor approaches land Friday and Saturday. The storm is forecast to weaken after landfall as ...

Florida braces for probable Tropical Storm Nestor in Panhandle Florida braces for probable Tropical Storm Nestor in Panhandle

A storm surge warning has been issued for the Florida Panhandle and northwestern Florida. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards added, "Until we know the exact track of the storm & the potential impact areas, it is important for everyone to stay info...

Prolonged exposure to blue light may speed up ageing process Prolonged exposure to blue light may speed up ageing process

The researchers, led by Giebultowicz, examined how some adult fruit flies responded to daily cycles of 12-hour exposures to blue LED light and then 12 hours of darkness. It has always been suspected to be the reason that night shift workers, exposed ...

Virgin Galactic spacesuits for private astronauts Virgin Galactic spacesuits for private astronauts

The collection includes footwear , a training suit, and a private astronaut-centric space suit. Shoes-wise, Under Armour reimagined a traditional space boot, creating something sleeker and with a more athletic look and feel. The bottoms are made...

NOAA Winter Outlook: Warmer than average for many, wetter in the North NOAA Winter Outlook: Warmer than average for many, wetter in the North

This means through the season, on average, temperatures are more likely to be above normal, and precipitation amounts, not necessarily snow amounts, are more likely to be above normal. "Although below-average temperatures are not favored, cold weathe...

ISRO releases first illuminated image of lunar surface taken by Chandrayaan 2 ISRO releases first illuminated image of lunar surface taken by Chandrayaan 2

Part of the lunar farside in the northern hemisphere can be seen in the image tweeted out by ISRO. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today released the first illuminated image of surface of moon taken by Imaging Infrared Spectrometer (IIR...

NASA set for landmark all-female spacewalk on Friday NASA set for landmark all-female spacewalk on Friday

Space station managers have postponed three spacewalks earlier to replace a faulty battery charge/discharge unit (BCDU) though its failure has not impacted station operations, safety of the crew, or the ongoing experiments aboard the orbiting labora...

NASA unveils spacesuit designed for first woman on the moon NASA unveils spacesuit designed for first woman on the moon

Chris Hansen, who manages NASA's Extravehicular Activity office said while NASA aims for these suits to be completed in time to reach their 2024 objective of landing the first woman and next man on the moon , the suits will continue to evolve in t...

Gulf development more likely Gulf development more likely

Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 was located in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, moving across the Gulf. However, the National Hurricane Center calls the setup "a complicated weather situation", as it is uncertain if the system - likely to be named Ne...

Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Space station managers have postponed three spacewalks earlier to replace a faulty battery charge/discharge unit (BCDU) though its failure has not impacted station operations, safety of the crew, or the ongoing experiments aboard the orbiting labora...

NASA's Hubble captures best look at first comet outside our solar system

On Tuesday, Paul Karas, an adjunct professor in the astronomy department at the University of California, Berkeley, uploaded his video of 2I/Borisov to YouTube. "Though another star system could be quite different from our own, the fact that the co...

Hot again: Another month, another global heat record reached

The warmest five Septembers have all fallen within the last five years, and the 10 warmest have all occurred since 2005. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported on Wednesday that September 2019 tied September 2015 globally, as ...

Whales Blow Bubble Nets to Capture Fish

In vertical pectoral herding, whales raise their flippers in a "V" formation while ascending through the net to guide fish into their mouths (second clip). The whales don't eat during this period and use the Alaskan skrills to stock up on huge reserv...

Nasa found evidence of life on mars in 1970s, says former scientist Nasa found evidence of life on mars in 1970s, says former scientist

However, Levin says that NASA hasn't adopted up on the Viking missions with complementary experiments to additional the findings of the LR research. In an article for the Scientific American , he claims that evidence for life on Mars was fo...

NASA Unveils New Spacesuits for Future Moon Mission NASA Unveils New Spacesuits for Future Moon Mission

The agency's engineers Dustin Gohmert and Kristine Dans showed off the new suits at NASA headquarters on Wednesday, performing crunches and squats in front of the audience. In 1989, President George H.W. Bush first proposed a return to the moon "to...

Former NASA scientists claims we found life on Mars in the 1970s Former NASA scientists claims we found life on Mars in the 1970s

Levin has been promoting his work and convictions for years, including publishing an article in the journal Astrobiology in 2016 along with LR co-experimenter Patricia Ann Straat. "Any life there might threaten them, and us upon their return", he a...

First all-female spacewalk now later this week, says NASA First all-female spacewalk now later this week, says NASA

Koch and Meir are scheduled to step outside the International Space Station at 4:50 a.m. PT on October 17, but there's a chance the spacewalk may get pushed to Friday. Coverage of Meir's first spacewalk will be aired live on NASA Television start...

Interstellar comet just like ones from our solar system

A study on the initial observations of the comet was published today in * a class="underline border-color-science" href="https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-019-0931-8*" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" *Nature Astronomy. "Based on these early c...

United Kingdom renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels for the first time

Renewable energy sources provided more electricity to United Kingdom homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time over the last quarter, according to new research. Over recent years new wind farms have been established, which has helped...

NASA Launches ICON Satellite to Study Earth’s Mysterious Ionosphere NASA Launches ICON Satellite to Study Earth’s Mysterious Ionosphere

The first launch alternative around 9:30 was skipped on account of communication points between the ground team at Cape Canaveral and the plane. Northrop Grumman's Pegasus XL rocket launches from an aircraft and has been active since the 1990s.

Genetic testing helps with early breast cancer detection Genetic testing helps with early breast cancer detection

In fact, African-American women in the USA are 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than Caucasian women. A press note from the hospital said the aim was to encourage fitness and health among women. The medical expert, however, noted that men ...

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