Monday March 30-th, 2020

3rd USA case of new coronavirus confirmed in California 3rd USA case of new coronavirus confirmed in California

Global concern grows as the outbreak spreads . Its spread has come amid China's busiest travel period of the year, when millions crisscross the country or head overseas for the Lunar New Year holiday. Beijing suspended long-distance bus services...

Saugeen Ojibway Nation votes no on deep geologic repository at Bruce Power Saugeen Ojibway Nation votes no on deep geologic repository at Bruce Power

OPG owns nuclear power plants in the province of Ontario . Chippewas of Saugeen Chief Lester Anoquot called the vote - 170 for and 1,058 against - a "historic milestone and momentous victory" for the community. For Ontario Power Generation , whic...

Radioactive water: Release contaminated Fukushima water into sea: Japan panel Radioactive water: Release contaminated Fukushima water into sea: Japan panel

The panel under the industry ministry came to the conclusion after narrowing the choice to either releasing the contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean or letting it evaporate - and opted for the former. However, the method can have a huge impact...

Claire O’Neill tells of sadness at losing climate talks presidency Claire O’Neill tells of sadness at losing climate talks presidency

Ms Perry O'Neill (left) said she was "very sad" that the role had been "rescinded" by the Prime Minister although no official reason was given for her removal. Much now will depend on who replaces Mrs O'Neill. Richard Black, director of the Energy ...

Tyreek Hill Trolls Patrick Mahomes With Kermit the Frog Impression

Several Chiefs players said Mahomes frequently does the behind-the-back throw at practice, delivering the pass with accuracy for up to 20 yards down the field. Mahomes was drafted by KC in 2017 after playing for Texas Tech. No matter the outcome of...

Scientists Discovered Ancient Shark In Kentucky Cave Scientists Discovered Ancient Shark In Kentucky Cave

There's hardly ever any record at all of sharks teeth coming from these rocks. Moreover, the discovery is setting a new record. The scientists have discovered a lot of remains, between 15-20 pieces from different species of sharks. "Due to the de...

SpaceX Successfully Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites Into Orbit

While SpaceX did catch one half of the rocket's fairing, the other half simply missed its boat. SpaceX finished its second Starlink launch of the month January 29, adjusting to an objective of the organization set a year ago to launch two devoted S...

Safdie Brothers considering directing the story of Pee-wee Herman Safdie Brothers considering directing the story of Pee-wee Herman

Reubens was arrested in 1991 for indecent exposure which ended his television career, a scandal he promises to speak about in his upcoming book. But it is interesting to hear that he's still trying to get it off the ground, and doubly interesting w...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

Even with Ma's donation, experts predict that it will take up to a year for the vaccine to be developed and hit the market. "This money will help various medical research efforts and help disease prevention", it added. Other Chinese tech giants tha...

A spinning binary radio pulsar further confirms Einstein's theory

A pulsar is a fast-spinning neutron star that gives out radio waves along its magnetic pole. “This pulsars orbit is very special. Among them, there's the incredible PSR J1141-6545 binary system, which is composed of a white dwarf and a fast-spi...

Researchers build robot fingers that can sweat Researchers build robot fingers that can sweat

Read Professor of Engineering, the create nanopolymer materials for sweating. "The ability to perspire is one of the most remarkable features of humans", said co-lead author T.J. The base layer , made of poly-N-isopropylacrylamide, reacts to tempe...

Third case of coronavirus confirmed in Ontario, bringing Canadian cases to four Third case of coronavirus confirmed in Ontario, bringing Canadian cases to four

Canada has chartered a plane to bring home as many as 160 of its nationals from China because of the coronavirus epidemic, officials said on Wednesday (Jan 29). Its flagship airline Air Canada announced on Wednesday it was suspending flights to mainl...

Spitzer Spots Tarantula Nebula and Its Starry Web in Space Spitzer Spots Tarantula Nebula and Its Starry Web in Space

In 2016, NASA made the decision to finish up the mission in 2018 as it prepared to launch the powerful James Webb Space Telescope . Michael Werner, who has worked as Spitzer's project scientist since the mission's outset, and is based at NASA's...

Australia fire: State of emergency declared for Canberra region Australia fire: State of emergency declared for Canberra region

A wildfire threatening property glows at dusk near Clear Range, south of the Australian capital, Canberra, Jan. 31, 2020. Officials said an out-of-control fire in the ACT's south, on the doorstep of Canberra, had grown to 185 square kilometres, nea...

The International Space Station Is Receiving A Commercial Module The International Space Station Is Receiving A Commercial Module

USA astronaut Christina Koch, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station. The wider context for the announcement is NASA's increasing openness to private participation in space travel, the Commercial Crew Program ...

SpaceX will have 240 Starlinks in orbit after Tuesday launch SpaceX will have 240 Starlinks in orbit after Tuesday launch

SpaceX's Starlink satellites will serve an important objective, but astronomers aren't exactly happy about what they've seen from the tiny gadgets so far. Musk also plans to use revenue from the Internet coverage mission to develop and build Starsh...

Voyager 2 Fault Protection Triggered - Engineers Working to Restore Normal Operations Voyager 2 Fault Protection Triggered - Engineers Working to Restore Normal Operations

The fault protection routine was programmed into the spacecraft, so it could automatically take action to protect itself if harmful circumstances arise. Last fall, scientists confirmed that Voyager 2 had broken through the hydrogen wall at the edge o...

Telescope captures unique, detailed images of the sun Telescope captures unique, detailed images of the sun

Its incredible observations will provide much greater insight into the wild dynamics of the solar surface, and how they impact us on Earth. That hot solar plasma rises in the bright centers of "cells", cools, then sinks below the surface in dark lane...

SpaceX scheduled to launch third Starlink mission at 9:49 am Monday

Already, after SpaceX's last launch of 60 Starlink satellites earlier in January, the company is now the largest private satellite operator in the world - this is the third batch of 60 "production" Starlink satellites, after an initial 60 launched ...

2 satellites will narrowly avoid colliding over Pennsylvania on Wednesday 2 satellites will narrowly avoid colliding over Pennsylvania on Wednesday

IRAS (1377) is a decommissioned space telescope that was launched in 1983. There is very little chance of the satellites crashing to Earth, as they are too far up to be dragged down by friction with Earth's atmosphere. almost 53,000 km per hour). Tr...

Climate demands 'completely ignored' - Thunberg Climate demands 'completely ignored' - Thunberg

A 17-year-old activist, Thunberg, who has risen to fame recently, was one of the highest-profile attendees at this year's summit . "We can not care about those kinds of things", she said , insisting that her priority was drawing attention and act...

NASA’s Kepler spots a star slurping up a planet NASA’s Kepler spots a star slurping up a planet

Astronomers acknowledged Friday that they've identified a previously unknown and unexplained dwarf nova that is feasting on its neighbor. According to a NASA press release , the newly-discovered dwarf nova experienced a "super-outburst", during wh...

Officials confirm five US cases of coronavirus after China travel Officials confirm five US cases of coronavirus after China travel

Including the recent confirmation of the first Arizona case of coronavirus, there have now been five cases found across the U.S.so far. The Los Angeles County public health department said on Sunday that the infected person presented for treatment ...

Astronauts baked cookies in apartment and it took eternally Astronauts baked cookies in apartment and it took eternally

The astronauts report that they could smell the final three cookies by baking. Eventually, the astronauts stuck a cookie in the oven for a whopping two hours and that proved to be the right amount of time. No one can still tell how they taste but the...

Britain must change how land is used to meet climate goal - advisers Britain must change how land is used to meet climate goal - advisers

The farming union NFU welcomed much of the report - but some environmentalists believe it's too timid. A landmark climate change report has recommended nature-based solutions such as tree planting, peatland restoration, and low-carbon farming pra...

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