Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

NASA's Curiosity Mars Team Is Controlling the Rover From Home NASA's Curiosity Mars Team Is Controlling the Rover From Home

This was a serious shift as, not only were the team members dealing with a new working environment, but they were also no longer in the same room working together at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory - which oversees the mission - in Pasadena, Cal...

'Rick and Morty' Releases the Rest of Season 4's Episode Names 'Rick and Morty' Releases the Rest of Season 4's Episode Names

You can't have an official episode title without an episode being done. The recent Instagram post detailed the show's next five episode titles alongside the caption: "Imagining episodes based on their name is nearly as fun as watching episodes".

NASA marking the 50th anniversary of 'successful failure' Apollo 13 mission NASA marking the 50th anniversary of 'successful failure' Apollo 13 mission

Apollo 11 and 12 - the previous two missions - had landed on lunar maria- the dark patches on the near side of the Moon which provide comparatively easier landing abilities. I've actually listened to the whole thing, and it's well worth it. "We were...

T2K Insight Into Origin Of Universe T2K Insight Into Origin Of Universe

Steven Chu Professor in Physics. A team of worldwide scientists, including researchers from the University of Rochester Department of Physics and Astronomy , has made a major step forward in solving a mystery that has perplexed particle physicis...

New Alberta COVID-19 update expected to include complete numbers from Wednesday New Alberta COVID-19 update expected to include complete numbers from Wednesday

Wednesday's update of 126 new cases and no deaths did not include probable or recovered cases due to a government data outage. There are no new virus-related fatalities as that total for the province remains 48.

China dismisses claim new coronavirus originated at Wuhan lab China dismisses claim new coronavirus originated at Wuhan lab

There is growing confidence among USA intelligence that COVID-19 originated in a Wuhan laboratory after classified Chinese documents emerged. Just like in the popular video game "Resident Evil", U.S. Gen. Mark Milley's remarks came after the Was...

Shell to ramp up renewables in pursuit of net zero ambition Shell to ramp up renewables in pursuit of net zero ambition

Global energy giant Shell has committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. In a statement issued today, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said that societal expectations around climate change had "shifted quickly", meaning that the business...

Look up! A meteor shower will shine over Sydney soon Look up! A meteor shower will shine over Sydney soon

If you happen to spot a fireball, notify the Society by using this form . There was no meteor show since the beginning of this year. If you want to watch this celestial show, you'll want to make sure there's a dark sky without light pollution fi...

Shell raises net-zero ambition

Experts agree that in order to keep average global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) by the end of the century compared with pre-industrial times, the world needs to largely end man-made greenhouse gas emissio...

Long-term spaceflight expedition causes the brain to change

In microgravity environments, the fluids inside the body behave differently to the way they do on Earth, where gravity typically drags them downwards. Kramer said. Research has shown that areas of the brains of astronauts physically expand in spa...

NASA staff are sending rover commands to Mars from their homes NASA staff are sending rover commands to Mars from their homes

The next time you feel the frustration of "work from home" coming on, remember that if these guys can pull off operating a $2.5 billion piece of machinery - meeting your deadlines, should be a piece of cake. Obviously, equipment is only part of the e...

Earth-Size Exoplanet Discovered in Habitable Zone Earth-Size Exoplanet Discovered in Habitable Zone

With a vast quantity of data from observing almost 200,000 stars for four years, as part of Kepler's primary mission, the entire planet-finding process has to be automated to compute accurate statistics. Still, there's a lot experts don't know, like ...

NASA Revisits Pillars Of Creation Via Hubble Telescope; Captures Infrared Images NASA Revisits Pillars Of Creation Via Hubble Telescope; Captures Infrared Images

The pillar structure is massive, although it's just a relatively small structure compared to the overall nebula, which spans a staggering 70 by 55 light-years . What we see here is a composition of 32 images. The ionizing radiation caused by the c...

Blackstone invests $2 bln in Alnylam, boosting gene-silencing drug development Blackstone invests $2 bln in Alnylam, boosting gene-silencing drug development

Alnylam is the first drugmaker to win USA approval for a treatment using the Nobel prize-winning RNA interference (RNAi) technology and is now developing other RNAi drugs to treat a range of conditions, including rare bleeding disorders. "This excit...

Astronomers find supernova explosion twice as bright as any in the universe Astronomers find supernova explosion twice as bright as any in the universe

A team from Harvard University, Northwestern University, Ohio University and the UK's University of Birmingham believe that the supernova labeled SN2016aps could be two massive stars that merged before exploding. The astronomers chose to follow u...

Interstellar Visitor Oumuamua Might Be An Active Asteroid

These interstellar objects could provide critical clues to how planetary systems form and evolve", said Zhang. 'Oumuamua was discovered on October 19, 2017, by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System 1 (Pan-STARRS1) located in Ha...

Get Your First Look at Timothee Chalamet in the 'Dune' Movie! Get Your First Look at Timothee Chalamet in the 'Dune' Movie!

The pic will (hopefully) hit cinemas on December 18th, marking the supply materials's long-awaited return to the massive display - the final time Frank Herbert's novel had a cinematic adaptation got here again in 1984. Vanity Fair has published a ...

New Research Explains Formation of Mysterious Interstellar Object Oumuamua New Research Explains Formation of Mysterious Interstellar Object Oumuamua

The simulation may also help explain 'Oumuamua's puzzling movements near our sun. Scientists have been puzzled by the origin and nature of 'Oumuamua since its discovery in 2017, with some even proposing it may be an alien spacecraft. "We show the p...

'GENITAL?' Amy Schumer and hubby change baby's name from Gene Attell

On Tuesday, comedienne and actress Amy Schumer revealed to fans that she her husband officially change the middle name of their one-year-old son Gene Attell Fischer after realizing that it sounded a lot like "genital". Amy Schumer has had to cha...

NASA's Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet NASA's Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet

The time is nearing when NASA's Mars Perseverance rover will launch up towards its destination: Mars. When Perseverance finally finds its way to Mars, the rover will start to examine the ground for nearly a year. The sample return campaign, how...

Brightest supernova ever shines twice as much as any other CNET

This situation makes the star run out of energy. The heat generated by the star creates an outward pressure that keeps the star intact preventing it from collapsing or exploding. "And this is exactly what we set out to find". The astronomers chos...

Astronauts prepare to return from ISS to world transformed by coronavirus Astronauts prepare to return from ISS to world transformed by coronavirus

Morgan, selected by NASA as an astronaut in 2013, also serves as an emergency physician with the US Army. "It will be hard to not give hugs to family and friends after being up here for seven months". The crew members , who routinely go into quara...

ME snowstorm causes power outages ME snowstorm causes power outages

The Maine Emergency Management Agency says they are working with electric utilities to prioritize power restoration after the Nor'easter left more than one third of the state's customers without power. Meanwhile, the Central Main Power said that thei...

Pope calls for global unity to tackle coronavirus Pope calls for global unity to tackle coronavirus

Pope Francis celebrated Easter Mass inside the largely vacant basilica, with the faithful watching on TV at home. The service, normally one of the most joyful for Christians marking Christ's resurrection after crucifixion, came at a grim time for It...

Coronavirus was spreading in NYC weeks before first case, researchers say Coronavirus was spreading in NYC weeks before first case, researchers say

But they also found that the strand of the virus that arrived in Washington state came from China . President Donald Trump banned foreign nationals from entering the country on January 31 if they had been in China during the prior two weeks.

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