Tuesday September 21-st, 2021

There will be four lunar eclipses in 2020 - starting this week There will be four lunar eclipses in 2020 - starting this week

In February, there is the Snow Moon, also known as the Storm Moon or Hunger Moon. And during this phase, around 90 per cent of the Moon's surface will be covered partially by the Earth, and only the outer part of the shadow will be visible.

Watch SpaceX Launch 60 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit Tonight Watch SpaceX Launch 60 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit Tonight

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Monday night. Liftoff is scheduled for 9:19 p.m. EST (0219 GMT Tuesday). You can also watch the launch directly from SpaceX here . Initially, Starlink will aim to provide serv...

NASA says its tiny ASTERIA spacecraft has lost contact with Earth

Deployed into the Earth orbit from the space station in 2017, the mission aimed to show that small satellites could one day be used to assist larger exoplanet missions, such as NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey (TESS), said the United ...

2 more die in Australian bushfire 2 more die in Australian bushfire

We are seeing kangaroos and koalas with their hands burned off - they stand no chance. The fire also left two people dead, and 78-year-old outback pilot Dick Lang and 43-year-old son Clayton Lang were killed when their auto caught fire near Parndan...

Rain brings brief respite in Australian bushfire crisis Reuters Rain brings brief respite in Australian bushfire crisis Reuters

Sunday brought milder conditions, including some rainfall in New South Wales and neighbouring Victoria state, but some communities were still under threat from out-of-control blazes, particularly in and around the town of Eden in New South Wales near...

Helen Sharman: 'Aliens exist and could be here on Earth' Helen Sharman: 'Aliens exist and could be here on Earth'

Dr Helen Sharman, who went into space 28 years ago, said it is without a doubt that "all sorts of forms of life" are alive in the universe - but perhaps we "simply can't see them" as they are so different to humanity. She told the magazine that she h...

National Returns Day 2020 Will the Biggest Yet National Returns Day 2020 Will the Biggest Yet

Massive package returns through UPS marks "a change from years past", when consumers would rush to physical retailers the day after Christmas and stand in long lines to make returns, said the American multinational package delivery giant.

NASA astronaut's blood clot in space gets treated by doctor on Earth

However, the risks of using a blood thinner on the astronaut included an increased chance of bleeding, which also isn't ideal when you're nowhere near a hospital. 'And amazingly the call connection was better than when I call my family in Germany, ev...

Don't bin your Christmas cards this year - recycle them! Don't bin your Christmas cards this year - recycle them!

Cork City Council has established five drop off points for trees in the city. Christmas tree pickup in the City of Sheboygan will now begin Monday, January 6th. "Make sure decorations are removed and your tree is put by your recycling bin". The t...

Jeremy Pruitt recaps Vols’ Gator Bowl comeback win Jeremy Pruitt recaps Vols’ Gator Bowl comeback win

The Volunteers held a massive advantage in yards in the first half, but failed to take advantage. "Offensively we got a drive going there in the fourth quarter". Tennessee attempted surprise onside kicks four times in 2018 but hadn't done it on...

Starbucks customer dies chasing down thief who grabbed his laptop Starbucks customer dies chasing down thief who grabbed his laptop

But "there was a struggle and I think they pushed him out and then he got dragged". On Wednesday, the Oakland Police Department tweeted that they arrested two suspects. #DEVELOPING Aaron Reams is feeling lucky this morning after getaway vehicle i...

India's crashed moon lander Chandrayaan-2 located India's crashed moon lander Chandrayaan-2 located

In a statement , Nasa said it had released a mosaic image of the site on 26 September, inviting the public to search it for signs of the lander. The amateur space enthusiast Shanmuga "Shan" Subramanian, a 33-year-old IT professional from Chenna...

Jacinda Arden Sends Another Team Of Firefighters To Help Australia Jacinda Arden Sends Another Team Of Firefighters To Help Australia

Rey, an Australian woman living in Wellington, snapped some of these photos on Fox and Franz Josef glaciers . This week, tourist flights up to glaciers were canceled because the sky was a hazy yellow . "This is when the whiteness of an object ref...

Norfolk meteor shower 2020: How to watch the Quadrantids Norfolk meteor shower 2020: How to watch the Quadrantids

Astronomer Peter Jenniskens in 2003 postulated that the parent body of the Quadrantids is the asteroid 2003 EH1, which some believe to be comet C/1490 Y1. "An alternative name for the Quadrantids is the Bootids since the meteors appear to radiate f...

Bushfires sweep across southeast Australia, 2 more killed Bushfires sweep across southeast Australia, 2 more killed

Weather officials on Friday rated the danger from fire "very high" to " extreme " in most districts in South Australia , with a similar outlook for New South Wales and Victoria on Saturday. Mass relocation at Mallacoota of people (and dogs) underway...

Officials identify headless torso in Idaho as outlaw bootlegger Officials identify headless torso in Idaho as outlaw bootlegger

It was able to contact one of Loveless's surviving relatives, an 87-year-old grandson. Investigators began excavations, finding a hand and two legs next to it, also wrapped in burlap. "In the end, he had many matches in which three cousins were remov...

How to watch tonight's Quadrantid meteor shower from anywhere

However, amateur astronomers will have the most luck between the night of Friday, Jan. 3 and and the following morning, when they could see several dozen an hour at the shower's peak. "Once you're set up, be patient and enjoy the spectacle - it'll be...

MSU fires head coach Joe Moorhead, reports say MSU fires head coach Joe Moorhead, reports say

In the Music City Bowl loss, the Bulldogs blew a 14-0 second quarter lead as UL outscored MSU 38-14 in the final 38 minutes. Mississippi State went 8-6 in Moorhead's first year, but slipped to 6-7 this season after losing their bowl game.

A look at what SpaceX's first-ever astronaut launch will look like A look at what SpaceX's first-ever astronaut launch will look like

It starts with a pair of astronauts arriving at the launch pad, clad in their SpaceX space suits. The two-minute clip that Musk tweeted on Monday shows flight crew boarding the capsule-like spaceship Crew Dragon, countdown, take off and separation ...

Jacksonville Jaguars retain Doug Marrone and Dave Caldwell Jacksonville Jaguars retain Doug Marrone and Dave Caldwell

Former Syracuse football head coach Doug Marrone got a 2nd lease on life this week. Coughlin's heavy-handed approach upset players, leading to cornerback Jalen Ramsey forcing his trade to the Los Angeles Rams, as well as some assistants.

Quadrantid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend Quadrantid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend

This year, the Moon will set soon after midnight local time, meaning viewing conditions should be good, provided your local skies are not obscured by winter weather . You won't need any special equipment, like telescopes or binoculars. Stargazers ...

Dwarf Tyrannosaurus rex species probably did not exist, study says Dwarf Tyrannosaurus rex species probably did not exist, study says

Known as "Jane" and "Petey", these fossils were unearthed in Carter County, Montana by paleontologists from the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois. "By comparing these fossilized microstructures to similar features found in mode...

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

The next major event will be on September 2 when the lander will be separated from the orbiter and will enter into a 100 km X 30 km orbit around the Moon . India used its most powerful rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GS...

Australia's deadly wildfires are showing no signs of stopping Australia's deadly wildfires are showing no signs of stopping

The devastating fires, fed by intense heat and winds, rampaged across Australia's southeastern states of New South Wales and Victoria heading into the new year, turning coastal towns into risky traps and forcing residents to the oceanside.

SpaceX video shows a simulated Crew Dragon mission to the ISS

A representation of a Dragon of the crew preparing for launch. Musk labeled the mission trailer " Simulation of the first manned flight of Falcon 9 / Dragon 2020", indicating that SpaceX could launch humans into space for NASA from the United ...

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