Sunday April 5-th, 2020

Maine's First Female Astronaut To Launch Into Space Maine's First Female Astronaut To Launch Into Space

By 10:08 a.m., the spacecraft was orbiting Earth, on its way to the space station. Total population on the space station'? NASA announced in April that Meir would make her first journey into space. Meir previously worked for Lockheed Martin's Hum...

Mont Blanc's Planpincieux glacier in danger of collapse, experts say Mont Blanc's Planpincieux glacier in danger of collapse, experts say

Authorities in the town of Courmayeur, which sits at the foot of the Mont Blanc range, are said to have closed the Val Ferret municipality road due to the possible collapse. "And it is getting worse with the increasingly hot summers and autumns". A...

Second interstellar visitor to our solar system confirmed and named Second interstellar visitor to our solar system confirmed and named

Astronomers at the University of Hawaii estimate it to be in between 1.two and 10 miles across and will be closest to the sunshine on December seven. Observations from the team revealed it has an particularly hyperbolic orbit - this means it is rel...

NASA's new billion deal will take astronauts to the moon NASA's new billion deal will take astronauts to the moon

But space travel don't come cheap: NASA's three-capsule order (for Artemis missions III through V) comes to a whopping $2.7 billion. "Spacecraft production for the Orion program, managed at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, will focus o...

Venus may have been 'Earth-like' until climate disaster Venus may have been 'Earth-like' until climate disaster

Besides the mystery of the event's cause, the researchers need to know how quickly Venus cooled after its formation and if water could have existed on the surface, as well as if the outgassing event only happened once or was merely one in a series of...

Japanese rocket blasts off with batteries for space station Japanese rocket blasts off with batteries for space station

The 4-ton shipment is expected to arrive at the space station on Saturday. Russian Federation plans to launch three astronauts to the space station Thursday, including the first person from the United Arab Emirates bound for orbit. "Their arrival w...

Climate change activists block Washington's streets Climate change activists block Washington's streets

Protesters aim to pressure USA officials who are helping to make Washington an obstacle in worldwide climate negotiations, said Kaela Bamberger, a spokeswoman for Extinction Rebellion, D.C. Police arrived with a power saw to free the protesters, d...

Turkish woman professor among scientists who revealed first photo of black hole Turkish woman professor among scientists who revealed first photo of black hole

Black holes are so dense and have such strong gravity that anything that crosses their threshold - known as the event horizon - gets pulled into them, never to return. Now the question is whether they can be mapped with enough precision to create a...

Scientists Say Venus May Have Hosted Life For 3 Billion Years Scientists Say Venus May Have Hosted Life For 3 Billion Years

Anthony D. Del Genio . Venus might have had life forms on its surface once upon a time. What they discovered is that Earth's twin-sister planet was capable of maintaining stable temperatures ranging from -50 to +20 C for about three billion...

PS5 could be Sony's most eco-friendly console to date PS5 could be Sony's most eco-friendly console to date

Sony have gone into most detail so far, discussing how the PlayStation 4's become more energy efficient over time and how the Suspend-to-RAM feature that lets you put the console into standby has helped reduce the amount of power consumption the h...

PlayStation 5 Will Include Power Saving Feature to Tackle Climate Change PlayStation 5 Will Include Power Saving Feature to Tackle Climate Change

Sony Interactive Entertainment's CEO, Jim Ryan, is attending the UN Climate Summit now being held in New York City, and explained that the company's next machine will be able to suspend gameplay - standby, effectively - with "much lower power consump...

Australia will join United States for 2024 moon mission, Mars exploration Australia will join United States for 2024 moon mission, Mars exploration

NASA hopes to send the next man and the first woman to the surface of the Moon by 2024. NASA's Artemis program is the next step in human exploration and is a part of America's broader Moon to Mars exploration approach. "So between Bezos and ...

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Enters Moon’s Orbit, Next Manoeuver Tomorrow Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Enters Moon’s Orbit, Next Manoeuver Tomorrow

Because of the great risks associated with the feat, the highly sophisticated maneuvering required some great engineering skills and precise calculations from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists. One of the Chandrayaan-2's primar...

When is The First Day Of Spring 2019? Date, Time & More Info When is The First Day Of Spring 2019? Date, Time & More Info

One is atmospheric refraction , the bending of the sun's light as it passes through Earth's atmosphere. However, with the advent of more precise and advanced time measuring instruments and technology, scientists found that the day and night time...

Chinese rover leaves first-ever ‘footprint’ on dark side of moon Chinese rover leaves first-ever ‘footprint’ on dark side of moon

It began a gradual descent to the lunar surface in successively lower orbits around the moon in preparation for the controlled landing Wednesday. "Although this was one small step for the rover, I think it is one big step for the Chinese people",...

What Did Ancient Teens Look Like? What Did Ancient Teens Look Like?

Up to six percent of present-day Melanesians and Aboriginal Australians have Denisovan DNA, according to the Hebrew University. They compared the methylation patterns in DNA between the Denisovan, Neanderthal, and modern human samples to find how dif...

China's lunar rover - Yutu-2 sends 'mysterious' far-side moon images China's lunar rover - Yutu-2 sends 'mysterious' far-side moon images

China reveals new PHOTOS of odd substance from dark side of the moon China's Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the "colored mysterious substance" it discovered in a small crater on the dark side of the moon, which has captivated the s...

Thunberg headlines NYC event in global climate strike Thunberg headlines NYC event in global climate strike

In Finland's capital Helsinki, a man dressed as Santa Claus stood outside parliament holding a sign that read "My house is on fire, my reindeer can't swim". "I am pretty anxious about what kind of world we're going to be living in when I am an adul...

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on 'dark side of the moon'

As China's space agency CNSA explains in a new post on its website, the Chang'e 4 lander arrived on schedule on the Moon's surface and quickly deployed the Yutu rover. On January 3 Beijing time , it will reportedly attempt to land in a large, de...

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO

However, it lost contact with the lander (which contained the rover) on September 7 during its controlled descent 2.1 KMs from the lunar surface. Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby o...

Life on Earth may have started when asteroid dust caused explosion here Life on Earth may have started when asteroid dust caused explosion here

Schmitz et al argue that the mid-Ordovician ice age was caused by global cooling, triggered by extra dust in the atmosphere of Earth from the breakup of a giant asteroid in the main asteroid belt. For instance, helium atoms normally have two pr...

Donald Trump sues Manhattan DA, seeks to block tax return subpoena Donald Trump sues Manhattan DA, seeks to block tax return subpoena

Gavin Newsom expresses support for Senate Bill 27, which would force presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release their tax returns to get their name on the state ballot. "We are encouraged that the federal court tentatively concluded that...

North America Has 3 Billion Fewer Birds Than it Did in 1970 North America Has 3 Billion Fewer Birds Than it Did in 1970

Co-author Michael Parr, president of the American Bird Conservancy, said saving birds will require policy changes, bans on harmful pesticides and funds for bird conservation. And raptors such as bald eagles, ospreys and peregrine falcons have also im...

Healey, Markey Criticize Plan To Roll Back California's Emissions Standards Healey, Markey Criticize Plan To Roll Back California's Emissions Standards

The Trump administration continued to show an interest in California's homeless crisis Wednesday but offered little in the way of help or specific solutions as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development toured a Skid Row shelter in Los Angele...

Nasa chief casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts Nasa chief casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024 . In a recent blog post, the USA space agency said that it is using its Neutral Buoyancy Lab which is located at the Johnson Space Cente...

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