Monday July 6-th, 2020

NASA Hubble telescope eyes creepy space 'face' for Halloween NASA Hubble telescope eyes creepy space 'face' for Halloween

The crash has pulled and stretched the galaxies' discs of gas, dust, and stars outward, forming the ring of intense star formation that shapes the "nose" and "face" features of the system . Usually, larger galaxies cannibalize smaller galaxies. Hub...

Japanese scientists play a role in capturing first photo of black hole Japanese scientists play a role in capturing first photo of black hole

About 30 Academia Sinica scientists, together with 200 experts from 12 other research institutes worldwide, eventually identified and captured the image of the black hole, which is located 55 million light-years from Earth and has a mass 6.5-billion ...

NASA's InSight probe is still struggling to crack the surface of Mars NASA's InSight probe is still struggling to crack the surface of Mars

To free it, the drill package was moved as far from the lander as possible and using the lander's robotic arm to push the drill against the soil in a move known as "pinning". A time-lapse of the lander's progress shows the heat probe inexplicably pop...

Researchers may have spotted the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system Researchers may have spotted the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system

C by the receiver SPHERE for ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) the European southern Observatory (ESO), an global team of scientists have obtained new images of the asteroid Gigeya, which give rise to transfer it from asteroid to dwarf planet .

Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

Sunday morning's landing tallies 2,865 total days for the program overall, the Air Force said . "This program continues to push the envelope as the world's only reusable space vehicle", said Randy Walden, director of the Rapid Capabilities Off...

Water found at exoplanet with right temperatures for life Water found at exoplanet with right temperatures for life

Details of this important discovery are published today in Nature. As per the findings, the K2-18b exoplanet has water somewhere around 0.01% to 50% in the atmosphere. Future space missions are expected to detect hundreds more in the coming d...

Origin point: Study pinpoints exact location of earliest modern humans Origin point: Study pinpoints exact location of earliest modern humans

Many years before that, however, around 200,000 years ago, modern humans first arrived in the region as the former Lake Makgadikgadi, then the largest in Africa, was breaking up into smaller lakes and wetlands. . "Prior to modern human emergence,...

The Air Force's secretive space plane returns after more than two years

The Pentagon, increasingly reliant on space technologies, recently created the US Space Command and is asking Congress to approve funding for a proposed Space Force, which would serve as a new branch of the military. The US Air Force is clearly attem...

Porsche teases collaboration with Star Wars in new video Porsche teases collaboration with Star Wars in new video

This news comes via Fandango, a leading online ticketing broker, via Deadline . And the pre-sale for Episode IX surprised fans on multiple levels. The saga ends, but the story lives on forever. He additionally says that the movie seems to be s...

Tropical Storm Olga Will Bring Rain to Central Gulf Coast Tropical Storm Olga Will Bring Rain to Central Gulf Coast

Tornadoes are also possible across southeast portions of Louisiana and MS into southwest Alabama. It is expected to maintain its strength of 50mph winds until it reaches the coast Saturday morning. "However, even if this occurs it will make little ...

Hunter dies after deer he shot attacks him Hunter dies after deer he shot attacks him

An Arkansas hunter's good fortune turned tragic when he was killed by the same deer he had just shot. "And evidently it wasn't", said Keith Stephens , spokesperson for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. "Then, check if you can see whether [t...

NASA to send robotic rover to map water ice on moon NASA to send robotic rover to map water ice on moon

When they land, our American astronauts will step foot where no human has ever been before: the Moon's South Pole. Ideally, VIPER would find an area large enough that could sustain a long-term human presence on the moon's surface. VIPER's miss...

Copyright 2019 CNN Curiosity rover snaps new selfie while conducting experiment Copyright 2019 CNN Curiosity rover snaps new selfie while conducting experiment

For the selfie photo that Curiosity took, NASA stitched together a total of 57 images taken using the camera attached to the rover's robotic arm. These holes, identified as Glen Etive 1 and Glen Etive 2, were made by the rover in order to collect s...

Greta Thunberg Has New Species Of Beetle Named After Her By Scientists Greta Thunberg Has New Species Of Beetle Named After Her By Scientists

Onstage, Indigenous activists including Audrey Siegl, Ida Manuel, and Dakota Bear, and 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was introduced by Joan and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC).

Rats trained to drive makeshift cars seem to find it relaxing Rats trained to drive makeshift cars seem to find it relaxing

Rats are learning how to drive tiny cars at the University of Richmond. She said the rats with more activities had greater neuroplasticity - the ability of their brains to grow and change over time - due to having more stimulation. What have rats...

Quantum Supremacy Milestone Harnesses ORNL Summit Supercomputer Quantum Supremacy Milestone Harnesses ORNL Summit Supercomputer

Rather than depend on silicon chips , these machines rely on the ways some objects act as the sub-atomic level - or when exposed to severe cold. "But we see a path clearly now, and we're eager to move ahead". "Realizing the potential of quantum c...

Novartis boosts 2019 targets after third-quarter beat Novartis boosts 2019 targets after third-quarter beat

Core operating income is now seen growing at a mid to high-teen rate, up from low double-digit to mid-teen percentages. Novartis reported a 17% rise in third-quarter core net income to $3.2 billion. Narasimhan said those regulators are focused on...

Trump administration sues California over cap and trade deal with Quebec Trump administration sues California over cap and trade deal with Quebec

A USA lawsuit filed Wednesday takes aim at California over its 2013 cap and trade agreement with the province, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy. Legal scholars previously noted that the cap-and-trade program was at risk of ju...

Trump accused of flashing ‘middle finger’ at female astronaut Trump accused of flashing ‘middle finger’ at female astronaut

But Meir could then be heard correcting the President, explaining that the event marked the first time two women had been outside the spacecraft at the same time. She is about a month into her six-month mission. "If our budgets were sufficient", Br...

Asteroid alert: Dinosaur-killing space rock INSTANTLY acidified the ocean Asteroid alert: Dinosaur-killing space rock INSTANTLY acidified the ocean

While this may all make for stimulating reading for some, it comes with an ominous warning for many as today's oceans are also undergoing a process of acidification. The impact of the deadly asteroid was gauged by analysing the chemical element boron...

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin partners with Lockheed, others on moon lander Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin partners with Lockheed, others on moon lander

Blue Origin will be the lead in program management, systems engineering, and safety while Lockheed Martin will develop the reusable ascent element vehicle and lead crewed flight operations and training. This new space station Gateway will be the perm...

Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years - IEA Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years - IEA

Solar will account for 60% of the rise, IEA said, with renewables overall share of the power generation mix rising to 30% in 2024 from 26% in 2019. "Important policy and tariff reforms are needed to ensure distributed PV's growth is sustainable".

NASA Reveals 2019 Ozone Hole Is Smallest Recorded, Attributed To Climate Change

The government agencies said that the hole had shrunk to 3.9 million square miles for the remainder of September and October, according to satellite data. The weather methods that minimized ozone depletion in September, identified as "sudden stratos...

Rocket Lab plans to send payloads to the Moon

Video: Watch Rocket Lab Launch Its Highest Flight Ever! This allowed the company to deliver a payload to an altitude of 1,000 km (600 mi) on the ninth Electron launch. The Photon spacecraft is an advanced evolution of the Kick Stage weighing abo...

All-female spacewalk duo set sights on Moon All-female spacewalk duo set sights on Moon

While both women recognize how important and historic their spacewalk was, they also hope it becomes commonplace and isn't regarded as a big deal in the future. "We are trending in the right direction", Meir said. That's a timeline that is very dep...

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