Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Supermoon - the flower moon

The full moon in May is also known as the "flower moon". Post a picture if you saw it! A supermoon occurs when the full moon coincides with the moon's closest approach to Earth in its orbit, making the moon appear brighter and closer than normal.

Last supermoon of the year, Photos News & Top Stories

In Native American folklore the May full moon is also called the "full flower moon" as it designates the month in which flowers begin to bloom in North America. The term "supermoon" was coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979 and it refers to eith...

Ancient Earth-like rivers found on Mars are 3.7 billion years old Ancient Earth-like rivers found on Mars are 3.7 billion years old

And it's possible that life could've thrived between 4.2 billion and 3.5 billion years ago, according to comments made by the study's lead author, Desmond Moser. In the study, Dr. Salese and colleagues examined sedimentary-stratigraphic architectur...

Snowbirds expected to fly over most of eastern Ontario Friday morning Snowbirds expected to fly over most of eastern Ontario Friday morning

The flight is part of "Operation Inspiration", the unit's morale boosting tours during the COVID-19 pandemic. The red, white and blue Tutor jets started their tour in Nova Scotia last week, and on Thursday will be spotted soaring above the Ottawa-G...

Coronavirus Crisis Could Have Started as Early as October 6, 2019 Coronavirus Crisis Could Have Started as Early as October 6, 2019

Viruses are classified either as DNA or RNA depending on their genetic material with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Ebola, Influenza and HIV all RNA viruses. Watch more excerpts from the interview in the player above . The team found fou...

Coronavirus in sperm raises questions on sexual transmission

Professor Richard Sharpe, from the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh, said: "As the authors point out, this finding raises the possibility that Covid-19 might also be transmissible via semen - and thus via sexual conta...

China's space station mission hits re-entry roadblock China's space station mission hits re-entry roadblock

The new massive provider rocket - Long March 5B - is predicted to make its maiden flight from the Wenchang launch web site within the southern island of Hainan, the China Manned Space Agency stated in an announcement. Other key re-entry technologies ...

US Space Force Releases Recruitment Video US Space Force Releases Recruitment Video

The U.S. Space Force is just days away from launching its mysterious X-37B space plane on its next mission. "This reusable space craft has completed five missions". "I would also include global space", he said. "We've seen Russian Federation maneuv...

Asteroid Passes Earth in 'One of the Closest Flybys Ever Recorded' Asteroid Passes Earth in 'One of the Closest Flybys Ever Recorded'

According to NASA, that is equivalent to approximately 0.62 times the distance between the Earth and the moon. On average, the range of the moon to our home planet is 239,000 miles (385,000 kilometers). According to the European Space Agency (ESA ),...

China Set to Launch Spacecraft to Potentially Send Astronauts on the Moon China Set to Launch Spacecraft to Potentially Send Astronauts on the Moon

Since its first manned mission in 2003, China's space program has advanced rapidly, including a successful landing on the dark side of the moon performed a year ago. This is why no launch escape/abort system was used on the new crew capsule. The ...

China's Space Test Hits Snag With Capsule 'Anomaly' China's Space Test Hits Snag With Capsule 'Anomaly'

Developed from Long March-5, the new rocket is created to lift modules for the new Tianhe Space Station into orbit, Ji Qiming, an assistant to the CMSA director, said at a press conference Tuesday evening. This test mission is also expected to provid...

Today will be the last supermoon of the year with 99% glitter Today will be the last supermoon of the year with 99% glitter

The moon is also known in other cultures as the Corn Planting Moon , the Milk Moon and the Vesak Festival Moon. The three planets will appear at the time twilight begins, and Vega, a bright star, will appear almost directly above them. Hosted by ...

Closest black hole to Earth has two partners in surprising celestial marriage Closest black hole to Earth has two partners in surprising celestial marriage

Scientists stumbled upon the out-of-this-world discovery in the Telescopium constellation while tracking two stars orbiting each other just outside the gravitational pull of the black hole , with the help of a super telescope at the European Sout...

The Super Flower Moon Is Coming Tonight - Here's How to See It!

However, there are plenty of space websites that will live stream the Super Flower Moon and can be accessed online. Normally, there are 12 full moons in a year because one occurs each month. This is the fourth consecutive super moon since Febru...

Pentagon announces new mission for secretive space drone

Gen. Jay Raymond, the chief of space operations, previewed the commercial Wednesday morning during a video conference with the Space Foundation¸ a Colorado-based nonprofit organization that advocates for the global space industry. During a livestrea...

Alien life could exist in these atmospheric conditions: Expands researchers' scope Alien life could exist in these atmospheric conditions: Expands researchers' scope

As study lead Sara Seager, a planetary scientist at MIT in Cambridge, explained, this discovery essentially means that the so called rocky "super Earths" may harbor life after all. "Furthermore, rocky planets will have to be colder than Earth, have a...

Supermoon 2020: When and where to see May full moon Supermoon 2020: When and where to see May full moon

Then on Thursday (May 7), you can tune into another live webcast of the supermoon . Greg Brown, an astronomer at the Royal Observatory said, "Technically the exact moment of full moon is 11:45, however, the Moon will note be visible in the sky in th...

Astronomers Find Closest Black Hole | Astronomy Astronomers Find Closest Black Hole | Astronomy

The system, also known as HR 6819 , was being analysed by the astronomers as part of a study of double-star systems. "The dullest object one can imagine"Because it is not being "fed" by its companion star, it does nothing, except for orbiting it...

'Hostile' Russia Excluded From US Moon Mining Pact 'Hostile' Russia Excluded From US Moon Mining Pact

Whilst the drafted agreement has not yet been formally shared with allies of the United States, the moon has been seen as an increasingly important strategic asset in recent years. The U.S. would collaborate with "like-minded nations" because the tre...

The closest black hole to Earth has been discovered

That might not sound very close, but on the scale of the Universe, it's actually right next door. "Almost on our doorstep". The black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is more than 25,000 light-years away, and the black hole that astrono...

Newtown's waste and recycling centre could open soon Newtown's waste and recycling centre could open soon

All eight sites will reopen, operating seven days a week from 8.30am-5pm. Plans for when and how Newtown's waste and recycling centre will open are being considered . Only one person will be allowed to get out of a vehicle . If you want to driv...

Super Flower Moon 2020 Super Flower Moon 2020

Unfortunately, this means that people in India won't be able to watch the phenomenon as it'll still be bright outside. The supermoon won't be the only visible cosmic event this month, either. According to Time And Date , the Flower Moon signifie...

Grimes clarifies everything about her baby's name but the pronunciation

Twitter user Gaelic_Neilson took the thread completely off topic by asking Musk if there was " news on baby?" "A=Archangel, my favorite song", she adds, before wrapping things up with the words "metal rat". Musk photoshopped tattoos onto his face...

China successfully launches new carrier rocket China successfully launches new carrier rocket

China ushered into the "third step" of its space programme, which is to construct a space station, by successfully launching the new large carrier rocket Long March-5B and sending the trial version of its new-generation manned spaceship and a cargo r...

Several provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions Several provinces begin easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Although caregivers were told they'd be allowed to return in mid-April, Legault said the province found that many residences were continuing to deny their presence, sometimes for logistical reasons, so it would be up to homes to justify why they aren...

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