Monday September 28-th, 2020

NASA Captures Black Hole Shredding A Star The Size Of Our Sun NASA Captures Black Hole Shredding A Star The Size Of Our Sun

It becomes trapped in the black hole's gravity and spirals in toward the event horizon . It is wild enough to even imagine the collision of two such black holes, but space researchers have discovered that three enormously powerful back holes are o...

Massive Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica -- But It's Normal Massive Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica -- But It's Normal

D28 had been adjacent to a part of the ice shelf scientists had been predicting would break away from the continent for almost two decades, known as "Loose Tooth". "It is the molar compared to a baby tooth", Prof Helen Fricker from the Scripps Instit...

Chinese lunar probe sheds light on 'dark side' of the moon Chinese lunar probe sheds light on 'dark side' of the moon

Beijing is planning to send another lunar lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to collect samples and bring them back to Earth. The Chang'e-4 took this photo of the moon's surface shortly after landing. China aims to catch up with Russian Federatio...

'Planet Nine' may actually be a black hole 'Planet Nine' may actually be a black hole

Posted Tuesday on arXiv , the paper suggests that the still-unseen source-which some call Planet Nine, or Planet X-could actually be a small primordial black hole . In October 2017, NASA released a statement saying that Planet Nine may be 20 tim...

A giant planet ‘that shouldn’t exist’ has scientists stumped A giant planet ‘that shouldn’t exist’ has scientists stumped

On average, red dwarfs are nearly half the size of our Sun and much dimmer. For comparison, the sun is 1,050 times heavier than Jupiter, the researcher said. That's simply not the case, and astronomers know that solar systems come in all shapes and...

Planet Nine may be a primordial black hole

The researchers propose new ways to hunt down this mysterious missing piece. This intriguing conjecture is presented by physicists Jakub Scholtz with Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology at Durham University and James Unwin , theoretica...

Elon Musk Shares Update on SpaceX's Starship Elon Musk Shares Update on SpaceX's Starship

The special event will take place at the company's development site in Boca Chica, Texas, with the Mk1 as the backdrop. The spacecraft is about 50 meters long and 9 meters in diameter. We can expect a few more prototypes before we see the final S...

Trudeau to reveal bulk of Liberal campaign platform Sunday in Ontario Trudeau to reveal bulk of Liberal campaign platform Sunday in Ontario

The climatic marches of this Friday underpin especially the reelection plans of Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party, as the environmental issue placed him in the focus of his agenda. When asked why he didn't participate, Scheer said he was lending h...

Multinational crew docks at International Space Station Multinational crew docks at International Space Station

Meir has dual USA and Swedish passports and will be the first Swedish woman to fly into space . The Committee shortlisted over 200 candidates who underwent a series of internationally benchmarked psychometric tests. There will also be maintenance wo...

Wyoming Could See The Northern Lights This Weekend Wyoming Could See The Northern Lights This Weekend

Hey everyone, the Space Weather Prediction Center (a thing I didn't know we had, but am excited to take a deep dive into) has issued a G1 Geomagnetic Storm Watch and a G2 Geomagnetic Storm Watch for Friday night and early Saturday morning.

Best Place to View the Super Moon in Grand Junction? Best Place to View the Super Moon in Grand Junction?

The best time to catch the lunacy in action from anywhere in India is after sunset on Wednesday, 20 March, just as the moon begins to rise and appear big and bright above the horizon. On February 19, the moon will be 221,734 miles from Earth. The p...

Ramsey Listed As Questionable For Jacksonville Ramsey Listed As Questionable For Jacksonville

He has not practiced all week and is now not with the team as he awaits the birth of his 2nd child; Jags coach Doug Marrone launched a declaration Wednesday supporting Ramsey's choice to be with his household in Nashville for the birth. But that in...

Giant planet found circling tiny red dwarf star Giant planet found circling tiny red dwarf star

Scientists are expressing surprise after discovering a solar system 30 light-years away from Earth that defies current understanding about planet formation, with a large Jupiter-like planet orbiting a diminutive star known as a red dwarf.

International Space Station Hosts 9 People First Time Since 2015 International Space Station Hosts 9 People First Time Since 2015

It's something that I've been dreaming and thinking about for my entire life nearly since I was 5 years old, so, still a little bit surreal right now to imagine that it's finally coming true", Meir told Space .com in the video above. The accomplishm...

Astronomers Detects 3 Black Holes on a Collision Course Astronomers Detects 3 Black Holes on a Collision Course

This is also the most potent piece of evidence that was found for this kind of system of supermassive black holes . The machine used to be captured the utilization of a pair of telescopes on the bottom, as smartly as in field. He said: "We hope to...

EPA to California: You're also 'failing' to meet water pollution standards EPA to California: You're also 'failing' to meet water pollution standards

Grape harvest overlaps wildfire season. "The EPA is aware of the growing homelessness crisis developing in major California cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, and the impact of this crisis on the environment", EPA Administrator An...

NASA in megadeal with Lockheed for moon mission NASA in megadeal with Lockheed for moon mission

NASA aims to return to the Moon with its forthcoming Artemis program that will land the first astronauts on the South Pole of the Moon in 2024. "This contract secures Orion production through the next decade, demonstrating NASA's commitment to esta...

NASA’s TESS probe spots black hole tearing apart a star NASA’s TESS probe spots black hole tearing apart a star

The findings from TESS were published today in The Astrophysical Journal . Astronomers think the supermassive black hole that generated ASASSN-19bt weighs around six million times the Sun's mass. The planet hunter monitors large swaths of the sk...

Scott Morrison uses United Nations speech to defend Australia's climate change policy Scott Morrison uses United Nations speech to defend Australia's climate change policy

While speaking to the general assembly in NY on Wednesday, Mr Morrison fired back, accusing critics of overlooking or ignoring the efforts Australia had made. In support of the Global Climate Strike - a week of action to demand climate justice, fro...

Chandrayaan's Vikram Had Chandrayaan's Vikram Had "Hard Landing, Not Able To Locate Lander"

However, he said that there is yet no signal from the Vikram lander. "A national level committee is now analysing what really went wrong with the lander", he said to news agency ANI. Following days of silence from the other end, U.S. space agency NAS...

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes on Trump's Twitter taunt Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes on Trump's Twitter taunt

Her mother wrote about this in a book". "I am doing this because nobody else is doing anything". Twitter's a bad, godawful cesspit of bullshit that I can not bring myself to leave at the best of times, but even the bravest of posters knows neve...

NASA visualization shows a black hole's warped world NASA visualization shows a black hole's warped world

According to a report in Cnet, NASA's visualisation shows the disk edge-on, thus the light that can be seen at the top of the image is actually from behind the black hole. This asymmetry disappears when we see the disk exactly face on because, fr...

17 states sue to block Trump effort to weaken Endangered Species Act 17 states sue to block Trump effort to weaken Endangered Species Act

They aren't the first group to launch a legal challenge to the administration's weakening of the ESA, as a coalition of environmental and animal advocacy groups filed suit (pdf) last month. Scientists say that globally about 1 million species are a...

Vikram Lander Revival Hopes to End on Friday Vikram Lander Revival Hopes to End on Friday

However, ISRO from the day of losing contact with the lander had been upbeat about the performance of the orbiter. ISRO has only two days left to re-establish contact with the Vikram lander as it is soon going to be a night on the Moon, which wil...

Trump Administration threatens to withhold California highway funds Trump Administration threatens to withhold California highway funds

For years, vehicles sold in California were required to meet the state's stringent emissions requirements, which exceeded even that of the EPA. Wheeler gave California air regulators until October 10 to withdraw their "incomplete" SIPs and subm...

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