Wednesday October 21-st, 2020

The Neutron Star Is 700k Heavier Than The Earth The Neutron Star Is 700k Heavier Than The Earth

All the matter we see around us seems very dense, but at an atomic level, there's a lot of empty space. Artist impression of the pulse from a massive neutron star being delayed by the passage of a white dwarf star between the neutron star and Ear...

Dolphin Family Swim Together Before Hunters Close In To Slaughter Them Dolphin Family Swim Together Before Hunters Close In To Slaughter Them

According to the Daily Mail , hunters use metal poles put into the water which are then struck by hammers to create a sound that confuses the dolphins, driving them to the cove. The entire hunt was filmed and documented by the Dolphin Project, a not...

Florida man suspected in serial slayings of 4 women arrested Florida man suspected in serial slayings of 4 women arrested

Calling Hayes a "disgusting serial killer", Capri said the delay in charging Hayes in the other three killings stems from his department's desire to build a "solid, solid case" against him and to ensure he never gets out of prison. Moore has appeared...

This is the first picture of a comet from another solar system This is the first picture of a comet from another solar system

Now, astronomers think we are again visited by another celestial body from a neighboring star system. Amateur Ukranian astronomer Gennady Borisov first spotted the comet , which originated from outside of our solar system and has been named C...

NASA’s LRO set to provide crucial images, information on Vikram Lander NASA’s LRO set to provide crucial images, information on Vikram Lander

However, on September 7, the mission suffered a setback when the Vikram lander lost its communication with the ground stations, just 2.1 km above the lunar surface. The country was poised to become the fourth nation on the planet to make a soft landi...

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules, say sources Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules, say sources

Donald Trump met with senior officials on Thursday and agreed to greenlight the plan to bar California from setting its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards or requiring zero emission vehicles, Reuters reported last week. The move is nearly certain...

Fate of Chandrayaan - 2's lander might be known tonight Fate of Chandrayaan - 2's lander might be known tonight

Area company ISRO has expressed gratitude for the assist it obtained after it misplaced contact with lander Vikram throughout its bold moon mission, Chandrayaan 2 , earlier this month. Efforts to reestablish the link has been going on since then...

Chandrayaan 2: NASA Helping ISRO To Contact Lander Vikram On The Moon Chandrayaan 2: NASA Helping ISRO To Contact Lander Vikram On The Moon

If it had touched down successfully, closer to the moon's south pole than any previous mission, the 1477-kilogram Vikram lander would have released a small solar-powered rover, which would have collected data for 14 Earth-days, before the dark and ...

Scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever Scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever

In the lab, scientists grew a forest of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes on a chlorine-etched aluminum foil substrate. The unnamed substance traps over 99.9 percent of light, making it ten times blacker than anything that's come before it.

Two asteroids will fly safely by Earth this weekend, so chill Two asteroids will fly safely by Earth this weekend, so chill

The third and final asteroid is known as 504800 ( 2010 CO1 ), which will zip past the planet at 11:42 p.m. EDT at a distance of 0.03561 astronomical units, approximately 3.3 million miles, NASA said . Even though this close flyby has already creat...

Missing Florida mom found dead but children still not located

They went to the house and she's gone. Jones' husband, Michael Jones Jr. was also found in Georgia and is being questioned in connection to her death. Records show a second-degree murder warrant has been issued for his arrest. There's no word abo...

Moonstruck? Donald Trump claims the moon is 'part of Mars' Moonstruck? Donald Trump claims the moon is 'part of Mars'

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration should forget about going back to the Moon and should instead focus on other things - like "Mars of which the Moon is part of". Mars has two moons - Phobo...

Rare Harvest Moon Set To Appear On Night Of Friday 13 Rare Harvest Moon Set To Appear On Night Of Friday 13

When is the Harvest Moon? And don't forget to look in the sky in the early morning, when the moon is setting. So, if you catch the moon as it is rising from the horizon, it will appear larger than normal due to an optical illusion. "In the Pacific ...

NASA joins ISRO to track moon lander Vikram NASA joins ISRO to track moon lander Vikram

Following a hard landing that took place instead, Vikram lander has been lying motionless in a tilted position on the Moon. With the help of the images of the site provided by the NASA, it could actually help ISRO with its analysis. He came here to...

Spooky Harvest Moon in the sky tonight Spooky Harvest Moon in the sky tonight

This was also the case in January 2006, when the moon rose the night of the 13th, but became full at 4:48 am on the following day. This means that the moon is at its apogee, its farthest distance from the earth, according to the Smithsonian .

Astronomer spots possible new interstellar visitor in our solar system Astronomer spots possible new interstellar visitor in our solar system

Comet C/2019 Q4, in contrast, is the kind of interstellar candidate that the European Space Agency ( ESA ) hopes to study via a mission called Comet Interceptor in just a few years. "Established" is a strong word, and our guess is that not every as...

Water found on exoplanet for the first time Water found on exoplanet for the first time

According to one of the study's authors, Angelos Tsiaras , K2-18b can not be called "second Earth", and not just because it is bigger than our planet. As the starlight filtered through the planet's atmosphere, some of it would be absorbed by the gas...

Water found on potentially habitable planet for the first time Water found on potentially habitable planet for the first time

On the downside, K2-18b is in orbit around a potentially hostile red dwarf and its atmosphere is packed with primordial gasses - not to mention its large size and mass compared to Earth, an unknown variable as far as habitability is concerned.

New Horizons probe reveals distant Ultima Thule asteroid looks like a snowman New Horizons probe reveals distant Ultima Thule asteroid looks like a snowman

The reddish snowman picture was taken a half-hour before the spacecraft's closest approach early Tuesday, from a distance of about 18,000 miles (28,000 kilometers). "Let me say that bowling pin is gone - it's a snowman, if it's anything at all". U...

'Lovers of Modena' skeletons holding hands discovered to have both been men 'Lovers of Modena' skeletons holding hands discovered to have both been men

A new DNA test helped researchers determine the sex of the remains, dubbed the "Lovers of Modena". Whoever the real "Lovers of Modena" are, it's safe to say they've been close for about 1,400 years. "Although we can not exclude that these two indiv...

China's Chang'e-4 probe soft-lands on moon's far side China's Chang'e-4 probe soft-lands on moon's far side

CNSA, at this time, has not publicly provided an estimated landing time for the Chang'e 4 probe, but Chinese state media has started reporting that it will land around night time in the Eastern US time zone and morning United Kingdom time.

EPA repeals Obama-era water regulation in event at DC trade group EPA repeals Obama-era water regulation in event at DC trade group

He added that it fulfills one of President Donald Trump's "key promises". "This final rule reestablishes national consistency across the country, ' said James, assistant secretary of the U.S. Earthjustice, an environmental legal group that ha...

NASA Joins ISRO To Track Vikram ‘Calling Home’ NASA Joins ISRO To Track Vikram ‘Calling Home’

ISRO is still conducting investigations about what went wrong with the Vikram lander but is relieved to know where it is. The Chandrayaan 2 lander was trying to make history by making India the first country to land on the South Pole of the moon ...

Superstitions collide with Friday's micro moon Superstitions collide with Friday's micro moon

The festival, which celebrates the full moon and the harvest, is from 4 p.m.to 9:30 p.m.at Slocan Park, 2750 East 29th Avenue, Vancouver. September's full moon is variously called a Harvest Moon , Corn Moon, and Barley Moon, all of those names d...

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system

With gravity eight times stronger than on Earth, the average human would weigh half a tonne. Only K2-18b revealed the molecular signature of water, which is a vital ingredient for life on Earth. This undated photo provided by NASA shows an image ...

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