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Drones help scientists monitor turtles off barrier reef Drones help scientists monitor turtles off barrier reef

Drone footage taken by Australian researchers has captured around 64,000 sea turtles journeying ashore in order to nest on an island in the Great Barrier Reef . Dunstan added that underwater GoPro videos are a "useful" alternative to in-water turtle...

Some ancient crocs once ran on two legs Some ancient crocs once ran on two legs

The footprints dated between 110-120 million years ago and were discovered after analyzing animal track sites in what is now known as South Korea . There are even pathways in parallel that show that the crocodiles could have traveled in social gro...

Johnson & Johnson to begin human trials for potential COVID-19 vaccine Johnson & Johnson to begin human trials for potential COVID-19 vaccine

The full details of that study aren't available yet; that will soon be published by Moderna's collaborators, a team of scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. AstraZeneca and Moderna, meanwhile, are already in phase 2...

Touring the SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft Touring the SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft

Compared to the previous vehicle used by SpaceX to deliver food and supplies to astronauts in the ISS, the cargo Dragon , it never used advanced technology and autonomous tech like the Crew Dragon . "But we went into it with a very open mind". "S...

Drone captures incredible footage of 'largest green turtle gathering ever seen' Drone captures incredible footage of 'largest green turtle gathering ever seen'

Scientists from Queensland Government's Department of Environment and Science (DES) captured the footage using a drone at the world's largest green turtle rookery at Raine Island, a vegetated coral cay approximately 620 kilometres north-west of Cai...

Incredible drone footage captures moment thousands of turtles journey ashore to nest Incredible drone footage captures moment thousands of turtles journey ashore to nest

A handsome moment was captured when thousands of green turtles were seen approaching the world's largest green turtle breeding ground at Raine Island at the edge of Australia's Great Barrier Reef . " By using drones we have adjusted historical dat...

Britain goes coal free as renewables edge out fossil fuels Britain goes coal free as renewables edge out fossil fuels

Use of renewable power, such as wind and solar, has soared during the lockdown as it often has lower running costs than gas and coal plants and there have been favourable weather conditions. "It has been a massive undertaking and then the result of a...

Concerns oil spill from Siberia could reach Arctic Ocean Concerns oil spill from Siberia could reach Arctic Ocean

The committee said Nornickel and the men had illegally continued to use an unsafe fuel tank to store diesel fuel despite it needing major repairs since 2018. Lake Pyasino, about 70kms long, feeds into the Pyasina River, which flows into the Kara Sea ...

Saudi Arabia to witness annular solar eclipse on June 21 Saudi Arabia to witness annular solar eclipse on June 21

The moon blocks out the sun casting a shadow on Earth's surface causing a total, partial or annular eclipse. It would seem the month of June 2020 has plenty in store for us when it comes to eclipses and things related to the Solar System.

United Nations chief urges conservation and sustainability of world's oceans United Nations chief urges conservation and sustainability of world's oceans

The United Nations (UN) say that one of the many reasons to celebrate World Oceans Day is to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. Driven by a commitment to partnership, shared knowledge and science-informed policy, ...

First American Woman To Space Walk Dives To Challenger Deep First American Woman To Space Walk Dives To Challenger Deep

Sullivan , 68, spent about an hour and a half capturing images at Challenger Deep after descending to the spot 6.8 miles down in the Mariana Trench , about 200 miles southwest of Guam, in a deep-sea research submersible called the Limiting Fac...

Wandering humpback whale that drew crowds in Montreal appears to have died Wandering humpback whale that drew crowds in Montreal appears to have died

Over the next few days it drew large crowds to Montreal's Old Port, where it thrilled onlookers with spectacular breaches. The Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals, which is based on Tadoussac, reported that the whale is female an...

Asteroid to miss hitting Earth, 2020 continues apace Asteroid to miss hitting Earth, 2020 continues apace

However, at this moment, there must be a lot of queries running in your head, which is understandable. Asteroid 2002 NN4 will go by Earth on Saturday at 11:20 p.m. NASA has been tracking objects for several months. On Wednesday (June 10), an a...

Saturn's Moon Titan Drifting Away Faster Than Previously Thought Saturn's Moon Titan Drifting Away Faster Than Previously Thought

This mosaic of Saturn and its largest moon Titan combines six images - two each of red, green and blue spectral filters - to create this natural color view. Managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, Cassini was an orbiter ...

Dutch mink farms to start cull as coronavirus spreads to 10th farm Dutch mink farms to start cull as coronavirus spreads to 10th farm

The cull at a mink farm in southern Netherlands, the epicentre of the country's outbreak, was due to have started earlier but two animal rights groups tried to halt the slaughter. On June 1, SARS-Cov-2 was present at an additional three fur farms i...

Fast Radio Bursts: UK astronomers spy 'important clue' in origins of FRBs Fast Radio Bursts: UK astronomers spy 'important clue' in origins of FRBs

Fast radio bursts , or FRBs, are millisecond-long bursts of radio waves in space , and astronomers have been able to trace some radio bursts back to their home galaxies. However, until now, no-one realised these bursts were organised in a regular ...

UAE Mars mission: Hope project a 'real step forward for exploration' UAE Mars mission: Hope project a 'real step forward for exploration'

He has sent a rocket into Earth's orbit, and one of its astronauts has gone to the International Space Station. The UAE has also launched four earth observation satellites. "For instance, if there is a major dust storm on Mars does that increase the ...

The first American woman to spacewalk has now conquered the deepest ocean The first American woman to spacewalk has now conquered the deepest ocean

Only eight people have ever reached Challenger Deep and Dr Sullivan, who is also a leading oceanographer, became the first woman to do so when she made the journey alongside Victor Vescovo, who piloted submarine Limiting Factor. "Big congratulation...

No additional COVID-19 deaths in B.C. over weekend No additional COVID-19 deaths in B.C. over weekend

In the first reporting period from June 5 to June 6, we had 14 new cases. Officials said Monday's updated total of 2,659 cases is slightly lower than would be expected due to a data correction involving the number of cases in the Vancouver Coastal ...

Donald Trump aims tweets at National Football League over protests to reopen anthem debate Donald Trump aims tweets at National Football League over protests to reopen anthem debate

Goodell sought to stop the bleeding by instituting new rules to dissuade anthem kneeling and arguing, "Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the national anthem". According to NFL reporter Michael McCarthy, the NFL is plann...

One more COVID-19 death, one new case in past 24 hours One more COVID-19 death, one new case in past 24 hours

A joint statement from health minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reported the number of active cases of the virus had been reduced to 193, while 21 people are in hospital. "There have been no new community outbreaks". ...

Experts discover distant 'mirror image' of our solar program Experts discover distant 'mirror image' of our solar program

However, not much has been revealed about the exact composition of the surface and atmosphere of the new Earth-like planet. In any case, since red dwarfs are cool and diminish contrasted with the Sun, planets should be generally close to getting th...

Tonight in Michigan - The Strawberry Moon - What's Next Month? Tonight in Michigan - The Strawberry Moon - What's Next Month?

Citing the Maine Farmer's Almanac, NASA notes that the June full moon was dubbed the strawberry moon by Algonquin tribes. You'll also hear it referred to as the Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Rose Moon and Hot Moon. All four lunar eclipses for 2020...

Thunder Bay to feel remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal Thunder Bay to feel remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal

Though Cristobal was well below hurricane strength at landfall, forecasters warned that the storm would affect a wide area stretching roughly 180 miles (290 kilometers) along the Gulf Coast. Communities along Lake Superior, including Thunder Bay , w...

Northrop Books $187M NASA Contract to Develop Lunar Gateway Crew Module Northrop Books $187M NASA Contract to Develop Lunar Gateway Crew Module

As outposts go this one is pretty impressive, sitting as it will be deployed in lunar orbit as the first crew module of the NASA Gateway , a small space station orbiting the moon providing vital support for long-term human exploration of the lunar s...

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