Tuesday September 22-nd, 2020

John’s University asks students to vacate dorms amid coronavirus outbreak John’s University asks students to vacate dorms amid coronavirus outbreak

Harvard University announced Tuesday that it will be transitioning to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes due to escalating coronavirus concerns. UC San Diego officials also say they are examining the possibility of temporari...

Grand Princess Cruise Ship Docks in Oakland Grand Princess Cruise Ship Docks in Oakland

The couple, who are on their annual vacation, are healthy and, like the rest of the 2,400 passengers on board, have been isolating in their cabins since Thursday, they said. "I'm inspired more and more each day by all of you, as I walk around to see ...

Passengers disembark virus-hit cruise ship at USA port Passengers disembark virus-hit cruise ship at USA port

However, a senior administration official said that top health department officials - including career scientists like NIH infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci and Trump appointees like Azar, CMS Administrator Seema Verma and Surgeon General Jerom...

Large, bright ‘Super Worm Moon’ to shine in sky for three days Large, bright ‘Super Worm Moon’ to shine in sky for three days

The near full supermoon sets over London. It'll even be a tiny bit brighter than tonight's moon. The March Full Moon has numerous names, for example, the Crust Moon, Lenten Moon, and Crow Moon. A full moon occurs when the moon is entirely lit...

Boeing software team had too much power over Starliner capsule Boeing software team had too much power over Starliner capsule

However, NASA authorities have actually continuously said that executing an uncrewed test flight was not an initial demand from the company when it established the Commercial CrewProgram NASA just chose to consist of the demand after both firms rec...

NASA names new Mars rover Perseverance

Speaking of Curiosity, that little rover recently captured the sharpest-ever visual of Mars , giving us a unique look at the surface of the planet. So far, I'd say the rover is doing a pretty good job. NASA's next Mars rover finally has a name. ...

European Union unveils law committing to climate neutrality by 2050 European Union unveils law committing to climate neutrality by 2050

The EU Commission has adopted a proposal for a European "climate law" to make the bloc's 2050 net zero emissions target legally binding. Progress has been made also on two other important policy instruments under the European Green Deal.

NASA Warns Of 144-Foot Asteroid Approaching Earth This Week NASA Warns Of 144-Foot Asteroid Approaching Earth This Week

The outer body is considered to be potentially unsafe, because its trajectory crosses earth's orbit. The asteroid is projected to pass earth on April 29 at a speed of 31,320kmh and will be the closest at just 0.04205 astronomical units away from ou...

SpaceX teams with Axiom for tourist trips to the ISS SpaceX teams with Axiom for tourist trips to the ISS

The company declined to disclose any pricing for the flights or details of its launch contract. The SpaceX-launched flight will be the first by Axiom, which is selling the mission , selecting the four participants and overseeing their training.

UFC 248: Las Vegas Full Fight Coverage option For ESPN+ UFC 248: Las Vegas Full Fight Coverage option For ESPN+

Anticipation is high, but mutual respect may be low between these two combatants, with Adesanya accusing Romero of cheating and Romero mocking the Nigerian-New Zealand champ in interviews . An exciting fight would certainly help exposure, and this...

Remains found may be missing 15-month old Evelyn Boswell Remains found may be missing 15-month old Evelyn Boswell

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has called a news conference for this evening and we will provide more details as they become available. Evelyn's mother, Megan Boswell, 18, was arrested February 25 on a charge of filing a false report.

EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against coronavirus EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against coronavirus

Variants of the latter, available at most grocery stores, are Lysol Heavy Duty Cleaner Disinfectant Concentrate, Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist, Lysol Clean & Fresh Multi-Surface Cleaner, Clorox Multi-Surface Cleaner + Bleach, and Clorox Disinfect...

Amazon, African forests turning from Carbon dioxide sink to source Amazon, African forests turning from Carbon dioxide sink to source

By the 2010s, the ability of these forests to absorb carbon dioxide had declined by around a third on average. Forests act as a carbon sink when the amount of carbon retrieved through photosynthesis outweighs that emitted by tree loss - be that thr...

SpaceX will take more rich space tourists to the International Space Station SpaceX will take more rich space tourists to the International Space Station

This wouldn't be the first-time tourists are heading out for space travel . In 1961, Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin threw down the gauntlet when he became the first human being to go into outer space and consequently sparked an worldwide dick-meas...

US Student Wins Contest, Officially Names NASA’s Mars Rover ‘Perseverance’ US Student Wins Contest, Officially Names NASA’s Mars Rover ‘Perseverance’

NASA's Perseverance rover is a robotic scientist weighing just under 2,300 pounds (1,043 kilograms). The name " Perseverance " (Azim), proposed by a 13-year-old middle school student living in Virginia as a result of the competition held in Americ...

'Climate-change fingerprint' in bushfires 'Climate-change fingerprint' in bushfires

The analysis has been carried out by the World Weather Attribution consortium. If global temperatures rise by 3.6°F (2°C), climate change will make the fire weather conditions seen in 2019-2020 four times more likely, the researchers predict.

SpaceX Is Launching 152 Human Remains Into Space SpaceX Is Launching 152 Human Remains Into Space

Following the launch, the Falcon Heavy's central core stage and two side boosters are expected to return to our planet for a triple landing. Falcon Heavy's side boosters for STP-2 were used on the Arabsat-6A mission in April of 2019. "Solar sailing...

The Worm Moon Is Coming The Worm Moon Is Coming

The first day of spring is early this year, happening on March 19. How close does the moon's orbit have to be to gain the supermoon label? This was a supermoon seen in the sky over Essex County in New Jersey in January 2019 during a lunar ec...

Want to be an astronaut? Apply now! Want to be an astronaut? Apply now!

To qualify, NASA said applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a master's degree.in science, math or engineering. Additionally, applicants will need to pass a two-hour online assessment, as well as NASA's long-duration spaceflight physical.

Feds List Approved Cleaning Products To Fight Coronavirus Germs

In addition, the EPA did not review other household products, such as vinegar, or if they are effective against viruses and bacteria, an agency spokesman said. "EPA is providing this important information in a public and transparent manner on disinfe...

NASA Eyes Up to 12 Artemis Moon Missions With New Contract NASA Eyes Up to 12 Artemis Moon Missions With New Contract

Morrison, visiting NASA headquarters in Washington, said the five-year investment plan would help businesses support US automation systems, build equipment for spacecraft and play a role in mineral exploration. The next three will be ordered in 2...

EPA releases list of approved disinfectants to use against COVID-19 EPA releases list of approved disinfectants to use against COVID-19

Seyfarth Synopsis: As an early and aggressive response to potential threats related to the novel coronavirus disease, now identified as COVID-19, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) activated its Emerging Viral Pathogen Gui...

NASA announced the approach of a potentially hazardous asteroid to Earth

This behemoth will be the largest asteroid to swoop in close to Earth's orbit in 2020, zooming by at nearly 20,000 miles per hour, according to Prabhjote Gill at Business Insider . It is now making its way across the Solar System at a speed of over ...

Large asteroid’s near-Earth flyby expected to occur in April

Asteroid DT3 is a relatively big object, although there are larger asteroids out there on more uncertain trajectories . According to CNEOS, this asteroid has an estimated diameter of nearly 194 feet. "Another possible strategy would be to attach sola...

SpaceX, Axiom to send three tourists to ISS in 2021 SpaceX, Axiom to send three tourists to ISS in 2021

The commercial mission is expected to take place during the second half of 2021. Citing the "vast experience" of Axiom's human spaceflight, the agency's statement states that nominal staff will spend 10 days in space - two days in transit and eig...

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