Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Amateur astronomer used NASA satellite data to discover new comet Amateur astronomer used NASA satellite data to discover new comet

This is only the 12th comet discovered with the SWAN instrument since SOHO's launch in 1995, eight of which were also discovered by Mr Mattiazzo . The new comet was first spotted in April 2020, by an amateur astronomer named Michael Mattiazzo us...

Military spaceplane for its first Space Force mission Military spaceplane for its first Space Force mission

It will launch from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Space Force will launch a robotic X-37B space plane on a new secret mission for the United States military on Saturday and the new liftoff time is sche...

In the United States delayed the launch of the secret spacecraft X-37B In the United States delayed the launch of the secret spacecraft X-37B

In August past year, the space plane set a new record for time spent in low-Earth orbit, at 718 days. The weather is a key concern, with Air Force officials forecasting just a 40 per cent chance of good conditions for launch. Prior to consolidation...

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician and subject of 'Hidden Figures,' dead at 101 Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician and subject of 'Hidden Figures,' dead at 101

She joined NACA's all-black West Area Computing section. Nasa notes that her academic achievements were particularly impressive "in an era when school for African-Americans normally stopped at eighth grade for those that could indulge in that luxur...

Premier Francois Legault says conditions not met to reopen Montreal schools, businesses Premier Francois Legault says conditions not met to reopen Montreal schools, businesses

He said the province conducted 13,291 tests on May 12. Quebec is delaying the reopening of schools in the greater Montreal area until September. The decision to delay the reopening of some Montreal businesses has yet to be made, and is still sche...

Carbon Emissions decrease in India for the first time in 40 years Carbon Emissions decrease in India for the first time in 40 years

Over the past year, India had already been seeing weakened demand for thermal power generation because of lower demand and competition from renewable energy , researchers said. The decline was also observed in India in 1970, 1974, 1980 and 1984. ...

Georgia on Mission to Rid Itself of Tegu Lizards, an Invasive Species Georgia on Mission to Rid Itself of Tegu Lizards, an Invasive Species

The creatures can weigh more than 10 pounds and eat a variety of small animals, eggs of protected species, fruits, vegetables and insects, according to the Georgia DNR . Native to South America, tegus are black to dark gray with speckled bands acr...

Trump Unveils Space Force Flag And 'Super-Duper Missile' Plan Trump Unveils Space Force Flag And 'Super-Duper Missile' Plan

Trump was presented with the flag by senior military officials, including chief master sergeant in the U.S. Space Force, Roger Towberman, and Gen. Jay Raymond, head of U.S. Five months after its creation, the Space Force is finally growing. Trump d...

Rain chances Friday, storms expected this weekend Rain chances Friday, storms expected this weekend

Meteorologists expect large hail, torrential rain, damaging winds, and possible street flooding to hit MA during the storms. An isolated strong wind gust is possible too. A cooler Pacific weather pattern moves in tonight and Friday with a good ch...

Researchers Use NASA’s TESS Satellite to Decode Distant, Pulsating Stars Researchers Use NASA’s TESS Satellite to Decode Distant, Pulsating Stars

Now, in a new study published in the journal Nature , an global team of scientists led by The University of Sydney have figured out a pattern. "The signals from these stars have been a mystery for over a hundred years", Huber said . 'Stars in s...

Astronomers discover ‘one in a million’ Super-Earth: Everything you must know Astronomers discover ‘one in a million’ Super-Earth: Everything you must know

When it was confirmed that there was another "body" other than the star after eliminating instrumental errors, the researchers obtained characteristics of the star-planet system, said Martin. We used telescopes distributed around the world to measure...

National parks and historic sites set to partially open June 1 National parks and historic sites set to partially open June 1

Just take workers in the fisheries industry: "you can't harvest lobster from inside your house", said Trudeau. "We have to be prepared to make adjustments as needed". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that this won't be like every other vacation se...

NASA astronauts go on quarantine ahead of historic SpaceX launch NASA astronauts go on quarantine ahead of historic SpaceX launch

Instead of all kinds of complicated controls that are similar to aircraft, now astronauts have the very same kind of touch interface that you would expect from a simple mobile game. Some additional safeguards have been added because of the coronaviru...

Genomic tools help researchers understand how SARS-CoV-2 is evolving Genomic tools help researchers understand how SARS-CoV-2 is evolving

Much of the research into possible vaccines for the disease has focused on the spike protein, but if they're created to protect against an older form of the protein that's been displaced, they might not be as effective. "It began spreading in Europe ...

Chinese Rocket Has An Uncontrolled Descent Over The Atlantic Ocean Chinese Rocket Has An Uncontrolled Descent Over The Atlantic Ocean

The Long March 5B rocket lifted off the Wenchang launch center on Hainan Island in southern China and it carried a prototype for China's next-generation crew capsule into orbit on an unpiloted test flight. The rocket was the largest Chinese-made la...

'One in a million' Super-Earth discovered in deep space

Martin added. After confirming that this was actually caused by a different "body, quot; than the star, and not by instrumental error, we proceeded to obtain the characteristics of the star-planet system". The gravitational microlensing is an uncom...

Jupiter glows like a jack-o'-lantern in stunning new images Jupiter glows like a jack-o'-lantern in stunning new images

Out in space, so will the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as NASA's Juno probe, which is orbiting Jupiter. Because infrared radiation passes through thin haze but is blocked by thicker clouds, deep layers of the planet's atmosphere glow through gaps ...

Astronomers decipher rhythm among young stars #84931

Tim Bedding, professor at University of Sydney and lead author of the study , compared pulsations to musical notes. He said: "We are thrilled that TESS data is being used by astronomers throughout the world to deepen our knowledge of stellar p...

François Legault 'strongly recommends' Quebecers wear masks François Legault 'strongly recommends' Quebecers wear masks

The respiratory illness has killed more than 2,000 people on the island, which has become the epicentre of the virus's outbreak in Canada. In Montreal, and its surrounding area, schools won't be reopening until May 25 and CEGEPs (junior colleges) a...

Some national parks partially reopening in June: PM Some national parks partially reopening in June: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday (May 14) the launch of the Fish Harvesters Benefit. Mr. Trudeau also said that Ottawa is also introducing non-repayable grants of up to $10,000 for fish harvesters who own their own businesses.

Giant meteorite impacts formed parts of the Moon’s crust, new evidence shows Giant meteorite impacts formed parts of the Moon’s crust, new evidence shows

Scientists who took part in the study made this conclusion after analyzing moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 lunar mission conducted by NASA. Researchers found the former presence of cubic zirconia, which has reverted to a mineral known as ...

Space junk from Chinese rocket was about 15 minutes from hitting NYC Space junk from Chinese rocket was about 15 minutes from hitting NYC

Thankfully, the parts of the 30-metre-long (98 ft) core stage that didn't burn up during re-entry, also didn't end up falling on inhabited land. China has reportedly planned to launch at least three more Long March 5B rockets in 2021 and 2022 with ...

Early humans ‘existed in Europe far earlier than previously thought’ Early humans ‘existed in Europe far earlier than previously thought’

Its conclusions, reported in the journal Nature , add new clarity to the arrival of Homo sapiens into Europe and to their interactions with the continent's indigenous and declining Neanderthal population. On this point, Prof Stringer explained: "T...

Mars: New study suggests life may not survive on the Red Planet Mars: New study suggests life may not survive on the Red Planet

In the new study , researchers used measurements gathered by Mars-studying spacecraft and information from atmospheric models to devise a new model, which predicts where liquid brines could exist at and near the Martian surface. The team found tha...

Astronomers have discovered super-earths in close orbit

Explaining how rare it was, he said that it was detected in a five-hour gap of distortion in the overall five-day observation to detect the magnification due to the host star reported Star News . The consolidated gravity of the planet and its host s...

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