Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

NASA Says Moon Mission 'Starting to Feel Very Real' NASA Says Moon Mission 'Starting to Feel Very Real'

The human landing system is one of the core elements of the Artemis mission , along with the Space Launch System rocket, the Orion crew capsule headed by Lockheed Martin , and the Gateway, a small space station that will orbit the Moon.

Ozone depletion briefly spiked over Arctic in March

The springtime phenomenon in the northern hemisphere was driven by ozone-depleting substances still in the atmosphere and a very cold winter in the stratosphere, WMO spokeswoman Clare Nullis told a United Nations briefing in Geneva. Now the situation...

COVID-19 to cause record emissions fall in 2020: IEA COVID-19 to cause record emissions fall in 2020: IEA

Global energy demand is set to fall 6 per cent this year, almost seven times the decline following the 2008 global financial crisis, as the industry faces its biggest shock in 70 years from the coronavirus pandemic , according to the International E...

Michigan's May Night Sky Includes A Meteor Shower & Super Moon Michigan's May Night Sky Includes A Meteor Shower & Super Moon

There's a new comet in town-comet SWAN-which will be at its closest to the sun this mid-May and might be bright enough to be seen in our night sky. Where do the Eta Aquarids come from? Eta Aqauriids don't produce as many stars per hour as the...

Scientists discover dancing black holes periodically ejecting energy bursts

While astronomers have timed them to show that they can expect two flashes every 12 years, their exact timing within that period is never the same! When the smaller black hole crashes through the accretion disk , light flares out, brighter than a tr...

A piece of the moon for sale: just $2.5M A piece of the moon for sale: just $2.5M

The lunar meteorite in question, known as NWA 12691 , plummeted to Earth as part of a large meteorite shower over the Western Sahara, where the borders of Algeria and Mauritania meet. 'It is so much larger than anything else that has ever been off...

Alabama high school student names NASA's first Mars helicopter Alabama high school student names NASA's first Mars helicopter

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) hope of flying a helicopter on Mars has a very catchy and deserving name . She wrote a submission stating: "The Ingenuity and brilliance of people working hard to overcome the challenge of i...

Palaeontologists Reveal Fossil Of Strange Mammal Known As 'Crazy Beast'

Palaeontologists from Monash University have revealed the full fossil skeleton of the freakish creature, which lived around 66 million years ago on the island of Madagascar. But the weird, never seen before anatomical features don't end here. "This i...

The scientist told about the near-Earth asteroid

The asteroid made its closest approach to Earth shortly before 6 a.m., according to a statement from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Just in case we forget how insignificant were are - floating on a green globe through the va...

Canopy Growth lays off 200 workers in third cut made since March Canopy Growth lays off 200 workers in third cut made since March

Chief executive David Klein says in a statement to The Canadian Press that the decision will allow the company to better focus its resources and ensure it is delivering high quality products to every market. The termination of 200 jobs in unspecified...

Demand for coal in largest decline since end of World War II Demand for coal in largest decline since end of World War II

The fall is down to predicted declines in the fossil fuels , coal , gas and oil this year, in the wake of countries shutting down their economies and keeping people at home to fight the virus, and the impacts of subsequent recessions. This was attrib...

Jacksonville Jaguars considering adding veteran QB, says head coach Doug Marrone

He will compete with Joshua Dobbs, who the Jaguars acquired from the Pittsburgh Steelers last September for a fifth-round pick, for the right to back up Minshew, unless the Jaguars bring in more competition. Gruden, who was sacked as the Washington R...

Developed ventilator authorized by FDA for emergency use Developed ventilator authorized by FDA for emergency use

The devices that are eligible for inclusion under the EUA are those that are not now marketed in the USA, or those that are now marketed in the US but a modification is made to the device that would trigger the requirement that a manufacturer submit ...

Quebec plans to gradually reopen economy starting May 4th Quebec plans to gradually reopen economy starting May 4th

An outbreak of COVID-19 is occurring in the northern part of the city, home to a concentration of lower-income people who live in crowded apartments. Legault added the government will be evaluating the effects of reopening the initial sectors in re...

SpaceX Just Landed Three Huge NASA Contracts for Starship Moon Missions

The agency also expects that the experiences of this project will help it build a new habitat, rovers, power systems and other technologies that will be required for human exploration of Mars . "These are three companies that we believe have a lot o...

The Biggest-Ever Hole in the Ozone Layer Finally Closes

According to scientists, this did not happen because of low pollution levels due to the coronavirus lockdown across the world. This has split in two giving the Arctic region a relative heatwave, with temperatures up to 20ºC higher than is norma...

Record ozone hole over Arctic in March now closed

According to CNN , scientists with the Copernicus' Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMS ) have been monitoring the ozone hole since it was discovered in March. Boffins from the UN's World Meteorological Group stated on Friday that the springtime...

Coronavirus NASA begs spectators for astronaut launch: Please stay home! Coronavirus NASA begs spectators for astronaut launch: Please stay home!

NASA and SpaceX on Friday urged everyone to stay home for the first home launch of astronauts in almost a decade because of the coronavirus pandemic. "We'll be together in spirit more so than in physical space", she said. The mission was lengthen...

Helicopter that’s headed to Mars named Ingenuity

While NASA's rover is called "Perseverance", the helicopter - described as the first aircraft to try a controlled flight to another planet - will be called "Ingenuity". But, it's only one automobile making the trip from Earth to Mars, as NASA's e...

Hubble sees fragile comet break into dozens of pieces Hubble sees fragile comet break into dozens of pieces

Jewitt said the appearance of the comet's fragments changed substantially from April 20 to April 23, when the images were captured. The telescope resolved roughly 25 fragments of the comet on April 23. To find out more about this lovely 30th anni...

Ex-Jags LB Smith arrested on sex crime charge Ex-Jags LB Smith arrested on sex crime charge

Smith had his auto towed last November in what is believed to be a similar investigation, although charges were not brought on that occasion. "The alleged victim claims there was a second incident in September 2019, when Smith picked her up in his ...

Large Asteroid to Fly by Earth Wednesday

NASA has found and followed most by far from monsters close Earth space rocks, and none of them represent a risk to Earth for a long time to come. There is no need to worry as all of the four space rocks would just fly past the Earth and would n...

NASA Images Show Comet ATLAS Breaking Apart in Rarely Seen Cosmic Event

Hubble identified about 30 fragments of the comet on April 20, and 25 pieces on April 23. Ye and the other researchers involved in studying the breakup of Comet ATLAS say that this instance is evidence that comet fragmentation is likely commo...

One dead in Wood Buffalo flooding, emergency funding coming for evacuees One dead in Wood Buffalo flooding, emergency funding coming for evacuees

The phenomenon known as ice jam is not uncommon on the Athabasca River, but this year it was too large to be cleared through explosives or other artificial means, Nixon said. The Russian Air Force directed military jets to drop guided bombs on the ...

NASA picks Alabama’s Dynetics for Moon lander prototype NASA picks Alabama’s Dynetics for Moon lander prototype

These awards will cover the next 10 months as each team works with Nasa to determine how their proposed solution would work in practice. "There are no more puzzle pieces to add. "We're not going back to the Moon to leave flags and footprints and then...

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