Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

NASA discovers new exoplanet that could support liquid water NASA discovers new exoplanet that could support liquid water

Although NASA's Kepler mission ran out of fuel back in 2018 and the spacecraft went to sleep, but still scientists are scrutinizing its data. It's only 1.06 times bigger than Earth, and its temperature could be very similar to Earth as well.

Tom And Jerry Director Gene Deitch Dead Aged 95Guardian Life

Sad: Illustrator and Tom and Jerry director Gene Deitch has sadly passed away aged 95. Deitch later tried to get success in the music industry as an audio engineer with "Connie Converse", one of the first American singer-songwriters, which he a...

U.S. seeks $3 billion to boost oil producers as prices plunge U.S. seeks $3 billion to boost oil producers as prices plunge

About 300 publicly traded US explorers meet the criteria, including Continental Resources Inc., the shale company owned by billionaire Trump supporter Harold Hamm , according to data compiled by Bloomberg . He characterized the price war as an "i...

Space station crew members return to Earth and find a 'different planet' Space station crew members return to Earth and find a 'different planet'

SpaceX has been using Falcon 9 rockets to launch cargo to the space station in the company's original Dragon capsules since 2012. Musk, the chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., founded the company in 2002 with the ultim...

Ambitious experiment: Scientists try 'cloud brightening' to protect Great Barrier Reef Ambitious experiment: Scientists try 'cloud brightening' to protect Great Barrier Reef

Project leader and Southern Cross University senior lecturer, Dr Daniel Harrison, said the process was completely different to cloud seeding which uses silver iodide and aims to target a type of cloud with a lot of moisture in it. Over the next four ...

FDA Approves Pill For Aggressive Breast Cancer That's Spread FDA Approves Pill For Aggressive Breast Cancer That's Spread

The tucatinib submission marks the first in partnership with Singapore and Switzerland and this and past collaborations have included Australia and Canada. The results of the PFS in the subgroup of patients with brain metastases were nearly the same....

U.S. Space Command: Russia Tests Anti-Satellite Missile U.S. Space Command: Russia Tests Anti-Satellite Missile

In addition, L3Harris Technologies Inc., the defence contractor making the CCS, is also said to be putting the finishing touches on a new piece of equipment called the Meadowland, the next iteration of the CSS, with that system expected to be shrunke...

EPA Paring Obama-Era Rule on Reduction of Coal Plant Emissions EPA Paring Obama-Era Rule on Reduction of Coal Plant Emissions

With setbacks to air pollution protections, "the EPA is making higher levels of harmful air pollution more hard to recover in the long run" coronavirus disease, given the lasting damage the disease is doing to the hearts and lungs of the victims, s...

ISS astronauts return to a very different world

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule , which went to the space station a year ago on a cargo run. "Once NASA retired the space shuttle and lost the ability to fly humans, it became dependent on Russian Federation...

Drought in Western US May Be One for the Ages Drought in Western US May Be One for the Ages

The team then compared these four megadroughts to soil moisture records from the years 2000 to 2018. Four of them stand out as mega-highways - with extreme dryness that lasted for decades - in the late 800s, mid-1100s, 1200s, and late 1500s.

Exoplanet Kepler-1649 c discovered by NASA is very similar to Earth Exoplanet Kepler-1649 c discovered by NASA is very similar to Earth

It used to be classified as a false positive . The NASA orbital telescope "Kepler" has already retired after its ten-year mission, but its work is still bearing new fruit today. The scientists are amazed by a recent discovery. There are other ...

Officials in northern Saskatchewan link COVID-19 cases with travel to Alberta

The cases are linked to travel between northwest Saskatchewan and Alberta. A small community in southeastern B.C. says an outbreak of COVID-19 in northern Alberta could impact their town. "In recognition that there are close connections between com...

Shooting Stars Will Light Up the Skies This Week Shooting Stars Will Light Up the Skies This Week

The Lyrids meteor shower marks the first significant meteor shower we've had in 2020. Meteors are caused when dust particles fall into the Earth's atmosphere and leave a trail of ionized gas that glows for several seconds. "Lie flat on your back wi...

Judge Hears Tribes' Request To Halt Keystone Pipeline Construction Judge Hears Tribes' Request To Halt Keystone Pipeline Construction

A spokesman for TC Energy says it remains committed to the project. SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report. Attorneys say the ruling won't shut down work that's started at the U.S. The Sierra Club and other groups that sued the Army Corps in July ...

ESA’s CHEOPS Now Ready To Embark On Exoplanet-Hunting Mission

Scientists have started observing some of the "early science targets" - a selection of stars and planetary systems chosen to showcase examples of what the mission can achieve: these include a "hot super-Earth" planet known as 55 Cancri e, which is co...

Newly Discovered Asteroid Zipped Past Earth on April 15 Newly Discovered Asteroid Zipped Past Earth on April 15

The asteroid was first discovered on 11 April and is being tracked by astronomers at several observatories, including Germany's Karl Schwarzschild Observatory in Tautenburg, KLET Observatory in the Czech Republic, Steward Observatory and Catalina Sky...

The NASA team began to control the Rover from home The NASA team began to control the Rover from home

This is what members of NASA's Curiosity team are doing. "We're often multi-function room, sharing screens, pictures, and information", stated Alicia Allbaugh , who leads the staff in NASA statement . Does the solution the engineers are converg...

The Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Coming

According to the American Meteor Society , Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars will align with the Moon on the 16th. The meteor shower is known for its spectacular lights show, sending bright fireballs across the sky. According to Space.com, those in the No...

Here's what Microsoft's Planetary Computer will do

A major report past year from the United Nations Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services estimated that a quarter of all species are now at risk of extinction. "We do, today, confront a planetary problem", Smith said on the ...

Greenland ice sheet shrank record amount in 2019 Greenland ice sheet shrank record amount in 2019

He says: 'Because climate models that project the future melting of the Greenland ice sheet do not now account for these atmospheric patterns, they may be underestimating future melting by about half'. Researchers found that high pressure weather c...

Watch for rare Moon, planets alignment early Wednesday morning Watch for rare Moon, planets alignment early Wednesday morning

These dots are actually Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. This will be the last time it will happen this year as it's bound to happen next in 2022. At the end of dawn this Tuesday to Wednesday, it will be the turn of the Moon to parade next to the Lord o...

ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days

On Thursday, the Russian government headquarters of the coronavirus reported the first contagion in Star City, which serves as the main hub for pre-flight training for worldwide, American and Russian crew members of the global Space Station.

Chile astronomers discover star 'dancing' according to Einstein's century-old relativity theory Chile astronomers discover star 'dancing' according to Einstein's century-old relativity theory

Its orbit is shaped like a rosette and not like an ellipse as predicted by Newton's theory of gravity . This sort of orbit, where the star's point of closest approach moves subtly around the black hole with each orbit, is known as Schwarzschild...

NASA Finds Earth-Size Habitable-Zone Exoplanet In Older Kepler Data

NASA's Kepler exoplanet-hunter may be out of service , but its data is still proving fruitful. More on that in just a sec-let's take a closer look at this newly discovered world. "The data gathered by missions like Kepler and our Transiting Exoplan...

Near-Earth Object Approaching Earth This Week — NASA Asteroid Tracker

The newest asteroid flown by Earth was first discovered on April 11, though it was spotted by various astronomers shortly after its initial discovery. It belongs to the category of Apollo asteroids, which means that its orbit intersects Earth's orbit...

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