Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Coronavirus Treatment: Doctors Assail Trump's Claim Injecting Disinfectant May Cure COVID-19 Coronavirus Treatment: Doctors Assail Trump's Claim Injecting Disinfectant May Cure COVID-19

Trump's cavalier remarks on medications and treatment are "exceptionally unsafe", Gupta said . Though Trump's suggestion of injecting bleach has gotten the most attention, his idea of using ultraviolet light is also extremely hazardous.

U.S. To Launch First Manned Space Mission In A Decade U.S. To Launch First Manned Space Mission In A Decade

Meir, U.S. astronaut Andrew Morgan and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka disembarked aboard the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft at 9:53 p.m. Behnken and Hurley will join fellow NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, who launched to the station on April 10.

China grants the World Health Organization another $30m China grants the World Health Organization another $30m

The gesture comes after President Donald Trump announced he would pull funding from WHO April 14, citing that his administration is investigating the actions taken by the agency early on in the pandemic. The Wuhan Institute of Virology has dism...

This Is The First-Ever Comprehensive Geological Map of the Moon

Called the "Unified Geologic Map of the Moon ", it is a blueprint of the moon's surface geology for future human missions. Video The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has published the first-ever comprehensive geological map of the Moon's s...

Earth's insect population shrinks 27% in 30 years Earth's insect population shrinks 27% in 30 years

Insects such as mosquitoes - which live in the water as larvae - as well as midges, mayflies, water beetles and caddisflies that spend at least part of their lives in freshwater were found to have experienced a population increase of about 11% per de...

Doug Ford's Mother-in-Law Tests Positive for COVID-19 Doug Ford's Mother-in-Law Tests Positive for COVID-19

Every day, Public Health Ontario publishes some information on confirmed cases and deaths in long-term-care home outbreaks, but the Star has found this data vastly under-reports the true number of people dying in these settings, as well as in retirem...

Gov't puts pressure on public companies to return loans Gov't puts pressure on public companies to return loans

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a 484-billion-U.S. -dollar relief package that would increase funding for small businesses, hospitals and coronavirus testing as the COVID-19 fallout continues to ripple through the country. The move aims to provide ...

Ontario to test every long-term care resident, staff member for COVID-19 Ontario to test every long-term care resident, staff member for COVID-19

Every day, Public Health Ontario publishes some information on confirmed cases and deaths in long-term-care home outbreaks, but the Star has found this data vastly under-reports the true number of people dying in these settings, as well as in retirem...

Meteor shower or Elon Musk's new project? Meteor shower or Elon Musk's new project?

The Lyrids have been observed for over 2,700 years, making it one of the oldest known meteor showers. - Tuesday evening will be better viewing than Wednesday as SW Montana will have more clouds and showers moving into the region Wednesday night a...

Astronomers say Hubble space telescope observes aftermath of massive collision Astronomers say Hubble space telescope observes aftermath of massive collision

A new study published today (April 20) in the journalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) proposes a solution to the "Mystery of the Disappearing Exoplanet" - and, befitting of any good detective story, there's a twist ending.

SpaceX rocket launches 60 internet satellites into space SpaceX rocket launches 60 internet satellites into space

The satellites will allow it to beam Internet directly to terminals that consumers will set up at their homes or offices, according to media reports. According to CNN's report, SpaceX, as well as the rest of the USA space industry, have been deem...

Hubble Space Telescope watches a presumed exoplanet fade out of existence

Maybe, Fomalhaut b vanished before the Hubble's eyes, the examination creators composed, on the grounds that Fomalhaut b was never a planet in any case; in this situation, the item space experts saw in 2004 and 2006 was really an epic haze of cold ...

Lyrid meteor shower dazzles skies with 18 shooting stars every hour Lyrid meteor shower dazzles skies with 18 shooting stars every hour

Though due to lockdown its hard to catch it but you can certainly try to catch few shooting stars from balcony, terrace, backyard. The meteors are super bright and can produce the occasional fireball, which makes them easily visible to the naked ey...

Lyrid meteor shower peak tonight and Starlink pass

NASA said these active showers were recorded in 1803 Virginia, 1922 Greece, 1945 Japan, and 1982 in the U.S. The moon is also waning so the night will have a great crescent-like dark sky canvas. To the upper-right of the constellation Lyra is wher...

Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Has Unusual Chemical Composition | Astronomy Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Has Unusual Chemical Composition | Astronomy

Gas coming off 2I/Borisov contained high amounts of carbon monoxide - far more than comets formed in our solar system - indicating the object had large concentrations of carbon monoxide ice, researchers said on Monday. It's been also revealed t...

A Gravitational-Wave Signal Like None Before

Unequal masses imprint themselves on the observed gravitational-wave signal , which in turn allow scientists to more precisely measure certain astrophysical properties of the system. However, there has never been a time when a black hole combined wi...

Lyrids, the First Meteor Shower of Spring, to Peak on Tuesday, Wednesday

Stargazing on a clear summer night with millions of bright stars illuminating the dark sky can be a soothing and peaceful experience. The shower's radiant is located at the center of this stellar map, in the constellation Lyra. After about half an ho...

Scientists reveal ‘dramatically different’ discovery about first interstellar comet ‘Oumuamua

In December, astronomers ensured that telescopes in space and on the ground were oriented to observe the comet's closest approach to Earth. As the more volatile carbon monoxide evaporates or outgases, it may appear more abundant than other cometary g...

Russian crew blast off for space station after strict quarantine Russian crew blast off for space station after strict quarantine

Astronauts quarantined for two weeks before takeoff, which is "standard procedure" for NASA called Health and Stabilization, the administration's TV station reported while recording the event live. constantly evaluating to make sure we're respectfu...

Astronomers Find a Beautiful Six-Planet System in Almost Perfect Orbital Harmony Astronomers Find a Beautiful Six-Planet System in Almost Perfect Orbital Harmony

With reference to our solar system, Pluto and Neptune have an nearly flawless orbital resonance of 2:3. Using the the SOPHIE spectrograph and the TESS space telescope, an global team of astronomers led by Nathan Hara from the University of Geneva...

Meteor shower to peak Tuesday night Meteor shower to peak Tuesday night

Even though there is some decent viewing, Rice says "I wouldn't expect more than 10 meteors per hour". The best time to watch is between midnight and dawn and, with the skies clear of air traffic at the moment, and fingers crossed for a cloud-fre...

SpaceX will fly astronauts to space for first American launch in years

The mission is targeted to launch on On May 27 at 4.32 PM EDT (May 28 2.02 AM IST) on a Falcon-9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center , Florida. For nearly 20 years, humans have lived and worked continuously aboard the International Space Station,...

Strange Chemical Makeup Gives Insight Into Origins of Interstellar Comet Borisov Strange Chemical Makeup Gives Insight Into Origins of Interstellar Comet Borisov

This study was published today (April 20) in the journal Nature Astronomy . "This shows that 2I/Borisov is not a completely alien object, and confirms some similarity with our "normal" comets, so the processes that shaped it are comparable to th...

Stunning Lyrid Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky This Week Stunning Lyrid Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky This Week

Obviously, it goes without saying that you'll need to be under clear skies, and preferably somewhere with less light pollution in order to see the sky as clearly as possible. The Observatory said: "The Lyrid meteor shower is a burst of meteor activ...

NASA’s Hubble space telescope spots 'galactic traffic jam'

Barred spiral galaxy NGC 3887 is located in the southern constellation of Crater (the Cup). A light-year, which measures distance in space, equals about 6 trillion miles. The 30th birthday of the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been watching sp...

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