Monday July 6-th, 2020

NASA Warns Asteroid To Dangerously Intersect Earth’s Path On New Year’s Day NASA Warns Asteroid To Dangerously Intersect Earth’s Path On New Year’s Day

The asteroid was first observed flying towards us by NASA on December 28 this year. It has also been informed by the space agency that one of these asteroids would be as huge as that of the Statue Of Liberty. "The binary near-Earth asteroid ...

Mars 2020: NASA's robotic rover nearly complete Mars 2020: NASA's robotic rover nearly complete

Amongst the tools, onboard the rover is 23 cameras, two "ears" that will let it receive to Martian drafts, and lasers utilized for chemical examination. It is hoped the mission could also lay the groundwork to one day send humans to the red planet. ...

Astronaut Christina Koch Breaks Record for Longest Space Mission by a Woman Astronaut Christina Koch Breaks Record for Longest Space Mission by a Woman

Koch's stay will be only be slightly shorter than the all-time NASA record for longest space flight. Koch is expected to spend a total of 328 days, or almost 11 months, on board the space station before returning to Earth. She guided me a lot d...

Amy Schumer recalls throwing up during C-Section Amy Schumer recalls throwing up during C-Section

Now, seven months later, the comedian is opening up about her pregnancy and the birthing experience in an interview on Dr. Berlin's Informed Pregnancy podcast . There's so much pressure to breastfeed, but really it's all in your head. At the end...

Starwatch: the annual display of the Quadrantid meteor shower Starwatch: the annual display of the Quadrantid meteor shower

With the start of a new year comes the start of an awesome yearly cycle of meteor showers that will light up the skies. The best time to observe the Quadrantids is from 11 p.m. You will have about two more hours to look for meteors before twilight ...

'She's happy': Greta Thunberg's father says climate activism helped her beat depression 'She's happy': Greta Thunberg's father says climate activism helped her beat depression

Her father said he was hopeful that things would become "less intense" for the family and added he believes that Greta "really wants" to return to school. The 16-year-old activist, who was a guest editor of a special edition of the show, avoids air...

Christina Koch just set record for the longest spaceflight by a woman

Scott Kelly set the United States precedent by remaining in space for 340 back to back days somewhere in the range of 2015 and 2016, while Russia's Valeri Polyakov gone through a little more than 437 days onboard Mir. NASA astronaut Christina Koch...

Chinese court sentences 'gene-editing' scientist to three years in prison Chinese court sentences 'gene-editing' scientist to three years in prison

He Jiankui, who shocked the scientific community past year by announcing the birth of twins whose genes had allegedly been altered to confer immunity to HIV, was also fined 3 million yuan ($429,559), the official Xinhua news agency said Monday.

China successfully launches country's largest carrier rocket China successfully launches country's largest carrier rocket

The Long March-5, China's most powerful rocket and a critical ingredient in the nation's ambitious space programme, can carry a maximum payload of 25 tonnes into low Earth orbit and 14 tonnes into geosynchronous orbit. Later in June, China launched...

NASA’s astronaut Christina Koch breaks world record

NASA astronaut Christina Koch has just set the record for the longest single space flight of a woman. American female astronaut Peggy Winston has spent 665 days in space in the history of America. We see another aspect of how the human body is affect...

Star called Betelgeuse dims; some suggest supernova ahead Star called Betelgeuse dims; some suggest supernova ahead

The last time a nearby supernova was visible from Earth was in 1987, that star was in the Large Magellanic Cloud about 168,000 light years away - Betelgeuse is 700 light years away so its explosion would be much brighter. Astronomers have been ta...

Australia backs compensation for overstretched firefighters Australia backs compensation for overstretched firefighters

Some volunteer firefighters in Australia could receive up to $3,750 in financial support to compensate for wages lost while battling brush fires that have blazed across the country since September. The Commonwealth will cover the payments to be admin...

China launches powerful rocket in boost for 2020 Mars mission China launches powerful rocket in boost for 2020 Mars mission

The launch is the first for the country's most powerful rocket since a core stage engine failure in 2017. China developed the powerful rocket, which is created to carry 25 tons of payload into low orbit, with the aim of launching a Mars probe in 20...

Zoo's endangered black rhino gives birth on Christmas Eve Zoo's endangered black rhino gives birth on Christmas Eve

The newborn's father, Phineus, came to the MI zoo from Texas in 2017. Cynthia Wagner, the director of the Potter Park, said, "This is a monumental moment for Potter Park Zoo that has taken our staff years of planning and hard work". According to th...

Japan could release Fukushima radioactive water into environment Japan could release Fukushima radioactive water into environment

It is also the first time that the ministry has narrowed down the options available to just releasing the water as it is still accumulating and as the water is needed to keep the cores cooled and minimize leaks from the damaged reactors. The Internat...

NASA's Warning For Asteroid: Will It Hit The Earth On This Christmas?

Even though such a global event has not happened since then, several space experts including Dr Iain McDonald and physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson believe that asteroid hits are not confined to the past, and it will happen in the future too. Thankfully,...

Australia-ravaged forest fires get vacation

In his annual Christmas Day message, Prime Minister Scott Morrison paid tribute to the families of the two firefighters - Geoffrey Keaton, 32, and Andrew O'Dwyer, 36 - who died last week battling blazes southwest of Sydney. "Jacquie is all of us", ...

New launch target for SpaceX abort test

SpaceX Crew Dragon suffers "anomaly" during engine test, smoke seen for miles (PHOTOS) NASA and SpaceX have confirmed that there was some kind of "anomaly" during a series of engine tests of the Crew Dragon capsule, after witnesses reported and share...

Is Trump's Space Force in violation of the Outer Space Treaty? Is Trump's Space Force in violation of the Outer Space Treaty?

Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, approving the establishment of a space force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a regular briefing. Jay Raymond after signing his chief of space operat...

Scientists cooled Lego's bricks to near absolute zero to see what happens Scientists cooled Lego's bricks to near absolute zero to see what happens

They wanted to see how these beloved children's toy would react when cooled the lowest temperature humanly possible. LEGO bricks have been around for generations and are still a popular toy with people of all ages. They found in their study tha...

Aussie PM rejects calls to curb coal while bushfires rage on Aussie PM rejects calls to curb coal while bushfires rage on

About 5 million hectares (12.35 million acres) of land have burned nationwide over the past few months, with nine people killed and more than 950 homes destroyed. "But I'm sure people would equally acknowledge the direct connection to any single fire...

Boeing's Starliner Crew Module Performs Maiden Orbital Test Flight Boeing's Starliner Crew Module Performs Maiden Orbital Test Flight

SpaceX's Dragon capsule , which made its orbital debut last winter with a test dummy, also aims for the ocean at mission's end. It is the vehicle chosen to fly NASA astronauts Sunita "Suni" Williams and Josh Cassada, along with two global partn...

Confusing moments in Rise of Skywalker explained Confusing moments in Rise of Skywalker explained

Never miss a story - sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Also, maybe they f**king loved the new Star Wars! "It woul...

Jewish NASA Astronaut Sends 'Happy Hanukkah' Greeting From Space Jewish NASA Astronaut Sends 'Happy Hanukkah' Greeting From Space

Those the Hanukkah socks and it comes with the Star of David and Menorah from ISS . However, an exceptional Hanukkah greeting was even able to transcend the Earth's borders. Meir isn't the first NASA astronaut to showcase Jewish roots in space-b...

Weird 'super puff' planets that are 'as fluffy as candy floss' discovered

Super swollen planets "swell" to huge sizes, although it is not known how this happens. To get a closer look at these mysterious cotton candy planets, the researchers of a new study that will appear in The Astronomical Journal used the Hubble spac...

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