Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Antarctica CRISIS: South Pole is warming THREE times faster than the rest of Earth Antarctica CRISIS: South Pole is warming THREE times faster than the rest of Earth

During the same period, on the other hand, the warming in West Antarctica had suddenly stopped and the Antarctic Peninsula had even begun cooling. The research was carried out by an worldwide team of scientists who examined weather station data, gr...

Biggest Saharan Dust Cloud In Decades Hits The US Biggest Saharan Dust Cloud In Decades Hits The US

Weather experts were reported as saying that the dust could cover the Yucatán Peninsula and western Gulf of Mexico, with even parts of the Mississippi Valley, Tennessee Valley, and the south-east U.S. It can also irritate sinuses , McClatchy News re...

NASA Astronaut Loses Wrist Mirror During Works Outside ISS, Reports Say NASA Astronaut Loses Wrist Mirror During Works Outside ISS, Reports Say

Spacewalking astronauts wear wrist mirror on both their suit sleeves to get a better view of things while stepping out of the space station. The mirrors have dimensions of 7 by 12 centimeters and weigh one 50 gram. The big, boxy batteries - more powe...

NASA releases 10-year timelapse of the Sun

NASA has released an hour-long video time-lapse video consisting of the observations made by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) over the past decade with its custom soundtrack! The data that SDO has gathered over the past 10 years has enabled...

Super Earths Discovered Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf Gliese 887 Super Earths Discovered Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf Gliese 887

Unlike other red dwarfs, this star has very few starspots and is much less active - meaning the newly-discovered planets have a better chance of retaining their atmosphere, making conditions for life more plausible. Scientists say that these new plan...

First Warning Forecast: Tracking summertime heat and storms First Warning Forecast: Tracking summertime heat and storms

See 5% probability for severe winds below. About a quarter to a half inch possible tomorrow. That same Marginal Risk for Nashville remains for much of Wednesday . We still have a chance of showers and storms on Thursday , lasting until around 8 P...

Lunar Eclipse 2020: Know Date, Timings And All Other Details

The penumbral lunar eclipse will start at around 8.37 am IST on July 5 and will go on till 11.22 am IST. The lunar eclipse will be visible across much of North and South America and Africa. However, if the celestial body passes through the penumb...

Watch a 10-Year Time Lapse of Sun From NASA's SDO Watch a 10-Year Time Lapse of Sun From NASA's SDO

The solar is an fantastic thing and astronomers have occur up with ways to observe it without scorching their retinas. The SDO mission has collected some 20 million gigabytes of information since its launch in February 2010. It shows an abundance o...

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse On July 5: Everything You Need To Know Penumbral Lunar Eclipse On July 5: Everything You Need To Know

The next penumbral lunar eclipse will take place on November 29, 2020. Solar eclipse always falls on Amavasya and Moon full moon day and now there is a difference of 4 lakh km distance between the Earth and Moon and they are moving in their respectiv...

Super Pink Moon illuminates Cape Town sky

The April full moon may also be called the sprouting grass moon, the egg moon and the fish moon. A full moon becomes a Super Full Moon when it is at its closest point to Earth. The "pink moon" is the name given to the full moon of early spring, na...

Astronomers spot blast of light from black holes for first time Astronomers spot blast of light from black holes for first time

It was only in May when there was a sudden surge." Supermassive black holes like this one have flares all the time". This might bring about more insights in to the study of blackholes. Researchers say that if their hypothesis is right, the newly for...

A decade in an hour: Watch NASA’s stunning solar time-lapse A decade in an hour: Watch NASA’s stunning solar time-lapse

Still, every decade that our old sun burns on is a decade of turbulent, sometimes violent change - a fact that becomes beautifully evident in a new time-lapse video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). NASA's SDO snaps a picture of the S...

Spacewalking US astronaut loses mirror, creating newest piece of space junk Spacewalking US astronaut loses mirror, creating newest piece of space junk

Cassidy and Bob Behnken were conducting their first of at least four spacewalks, replacing the station batteries when the incident happened. According to the outlet, Cassidy, while coming out of the airlock to begin works on the ISS outer surface, ...

Enhance automobile taxes to enable climate, report suggests Enhance automobile taxes to enable climate, report suggests

The CCC said that the actions it has recommended in this review will deliver an improved economy, better public health, improved biodiversity and access to nature, cleaner air, more comfortable homes and highly productive and rewarding employment.

SpaceX Starlink: How to see the 'record-chasing' dispatch on Friday SpaceX Starlink: How to see the 'record-chasing' dispatch on Friday

U.S. company SpaceX has postponed for an indefinite date the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket with the ninth group of Starlink satellites, the company said in a Twitter post, Trend reports citing TASS. The eleventh SpaceX dispatch of 2020 will b...

Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch and API for being 'deceptive' on climate change Minnesota sues Exxon, Koch and API for being 'deceptive' on climate change

In the news conference, Ellison brought speakers to the podium who explained how climate change has disproportionately affected farmers, Black and Indigenous populations and younger generations. The API did not directly comment on the lawsuit, but s...

Russia Plans To Take First Tourist On Space Walk In 2023 Russia Plans To Take First Tourist On Space Walk In 2023

Roscosmos is set to launch two tourists to the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Soyuz MS spacecraft in 2023. The candidate will, of course, be required to complete specialized training and simulations in prepar...

Scientists Say Witnessed Flare Caused by Collision of Two Black Holes Scientists Say Witnessed Flare Caused by Collision of Two Black Holes

A spectrum would have offered more support for the idea that the flare came from merging black holes within the disk of the supermassive black hole. Scientists stress that while they concluded that the detected flare of light is likely to be the re...

Scientists Make Surprise Find on Ancient Sled Dogs Scientists Make Surprise Find on Ancient Sled Dogs

We know their origin story in large strokes - dogs evolved from domesticated wolves - but the exact details of this process are still unclear. An global team of researchers has sequenced the genomes of 10 modern sled dogs, an ancient sled dog and...

Space-time ripples flip our understanding of black holes & neutron stars upside down Space-time ripples flip our understanding of black holes & neutron stars upside down

But there were plenty of gravitational waves: Some of the mass of the two combined objects - amounting to about a fifth of the mass of our sun - was converted directly into energy, in accordance with Einstein's E=mc equation. "We are really pushing o...

At Least 5 Dead as 7.4 Earthquake Hits Mexico At Least 5 Dead as 7.4 Earthquake Hits Mexico

Mexico City also reported minor damage in two downtown buildings, but no injuries. Mari González of the Princess Mayev hotel in Huatulco said staff and guests were able to evacuate the building before the quake, but that 45 minutes after the initia...

NASA opens up Lunar Loo challenge for human waste management in space NASA opens up Lunar Loo challenge for human waste management in space

The concept that NASA is seeking should be functional in lunar gravity too, thereby letting astronauts use it while they're on the Moon. The toilet will have to operate in the microgravity of space and the moon, according to the design guideli...

Astronomers Discover Two Super-Earths Orbiting a Star 11 Light-Years Away Astronomers Discover Two Super-Earths Orbiting a Star 11 Light-Years Away

An artist's impression of the multiplanetary system of super-Earths orbiting the nearby red dwarf star Lacaille 9352 . While Gilese 887 star is 11 light-years away, it is still one of the closest to our solar system . Both receive between 2.5 a...

District of Columbia sues 4 oil companies over climate change District of Columbia sues 4 oil companies over climate change

Minnesota is the first Midwestern state to get in on the climate liability fight and the first plaintiff in the recent wave of climate cases to take aim at Koch Industries and the American Petroleum Institute. "Any suggestion to the contrary is false...

Space agencies unveil site showing lockdown changes to Earth Space agencies unveil site showing lockdown changes to Earth

Globally, the dashboard looks at indicators for greenhouse gases and air quality - carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide - and regionally it looks into factors that include tracking ships at ports, the number of new vehicles parked near automobile fact...

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