Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Zeta upgraded to hurricane as it nears Mexico, U.S. Zeta upgraded to hurricane as it nears Mexico, U.S.

The state government said 71 shelters were readied for tourists or residents who might need them. "It just needs anything to move". Zeta is expected to become a hurricane later today. Hurricane conditions, including strong winds, rain and unsafe ...

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has dropped her vote from space NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has dropped her vote from space

Its link was sent to the ISS via e-mail. NASA wrote on its Twitter handle quoting Kate that I have voted today from the International Space Station. "It's the same form military members and their families fill out while serving outside of the U.S...

NASA works to head off losing too much Osiris-Rex asteroid dust NASA works to head off losing too much Osiris-Rex asteroid dust

In reviewing these images , the OSIRIS-REx team noticed both that the head appeared to be full of asteroid particles, and that some of these particles appeared to be escaping slowly from the sample collector, called the Touch-And-Go Sample Acquisiti...

Biden says he and Kamala Harris 'deeply value partnership' with India Biden says he and Kamala Harris 'deeply value partnership' with India

No", Harris answered, laughing even more uncomfortably than before. "You supported the Green New Deal; you supported Medicare for All; you've supported legalizing marijuana. The power is with the people, and you know that. Getting serious, she went...

NASA to announce 'exciting new discovery' about moon on October 26 NASA to announce 'exciting new discovery' about moon on October 26

However, these detections are based on a spectral signature, at three micrometres, that can not discriminate between water and hydroxyl (oxygen bonded to hydrogen) bound in minerals. That's 20% more area than previous estimates, he said. And there ...

Stretch of unstable weather, Halloween blue moon, retreat time Stretch of unstable weather, Halloween blue moon, retreat time

Typically, every month witnesses one full moon and one new moon. A blue moon can be defined as the second of two full moons in the same month or the third full moon of a season that has four full moons. To be clear, the term Blue Moon in this cas...

NASA going back to the Moon NASA going back to the Moon

This money will not be distributed evenly, however, as Blue Origin, led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , will get $US579 ($889) million, reports Spaceflight Now. Lunar Flashlight is about the size of a briefcase, except this mighty mini spacecraft deve...

NASA publishes GIFs of the OSIRIS-REx asteroid landing NASA publishes GIFs of the OSIRIS-REx asteroid landing

When this was all going on, NASA and the mission team at Lockheed Martin were only able to show us a simulated look at the action. Japan expects samples from its second asteroid mission - in the milligrams at most - to land in the Australian de...

With 879 new COVID-19 cases, Quebec passes grim 100,000 milestone With 879 new COVID-19 cases, Quebec passes grim 100,000 milestone

The sharp uptick left an average of 1,010 patients being treated in hospital each day over the past week, about 20 per cent of whom were in intensive care, Tam said. "This is why it is so important for people of all ages to maintain public health pra...

How astronaut Kate Rubins voted from space How astronaut Kate Rubins voted from space

On October 22, Rubins tweeted from NASA's astronaut Twitter account, "I voted today". Kate Rubins, who's now on duty aboard the International Space Station , posted a photo of herself in front of a padded booth marked "ISS Voting Booth", wit...

NASA and Nokia will put a 4G network on the moon NASA and Nokia will put a 4G network on the moon

In a statement , the Finnish telecommunications manufacturer says its "ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened" system will be integrated with Intuitive Machines' lunar lander , which will deliver it to the moon's surface. "Reliable, resilient a...

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Votes From Space NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Votes From Space

Before leaving, the astronaut had told reporters that she would be registering her mandate in the presidential elections from the space. They closed the hatch to their Soyuz spacecraft on Wednesday at 4:24 p.m. Cassidy participated in science exper...

The study says that some exoplanets could have Earth on the horizon The study says that some exoplanets could have Earth on the horizon

Within 300 light-years from Earth, those potential planets could directly see Earth and the life that thrives on it. Maybe there's life out there in the universe . Transit observations are a crucial tool for Earth's astronomers to characterize inhab...

Ironclad beetle that survives car accident inspires tough materials Ironclad beetle that survives car accident inspires tough materials

Cross-section through the exoskeleton of the diabolical iron-armored beetle. "It connects various exoskeletal blades - puzzle pieces - in the abdomen under the elytra ". They found was significantly more than other similar beetles could tole...

Florida agency: Flying squirrels illegally shipped to Asia Florida agency: Flying squirrels illegally shipped to Asia

Buyers from South Korea traveled to Florida, purchased the squirrels and drove them in rental cars to Chicago, the commission said. The investigation regarding this case started when the FWC got a tip in 2019 regarding the illegal squirrel trapping...

Coastal warnings discontinued as Epsilon moves away from Bermuda Coastal warnings discontinued as Epsilon moves away from Bermuda

As of around 11 a.m. Thursday, the massive Category 1 storm had winds of 90 miles per hour. Tropical storm conditions are expected on Bermuda beginning later today and continuing intermittently through late Thursday. Rough surf and a high threat of...

NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx pokes an asteroid and collects the debris NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx pokes an asteroid and collects the debris

Then the spacecraft's 11-foot robotic arm appeared to smash some porous rock upon initial contact on the surface. The function denotes a significant first for NASA and an expected help for science , space investigation and our understanding of...

Tesla 'full self-driving' vehicles can't drive themselves Tesla 'full self-driving' vehicles can't drive themselves

Tesla's website describes the new software release as "Autosteer on City Streets", saying the system requires active driver supervision and does not make the vehicle autonomous. Tesla's strong third-quarter earnings sent its stock price up as much a...

Can’t crush this: Beetle armour gives clues to tougher planes Can’t crush this: Beetle armour gives clues to tougher planes

The research, published in the journal Nature , could lead to the production of "materials that are strong and resistant to impact", said the team led by David Kisailus of the University of California, Irvine. That prevents a sudden release of ene...

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex successfully collects samples from asteroid Bennu NASA's OSIRIS-Rex successfully collects samples from asteroid Bennu

Japan is the only other country to have already accomplished this. But it could be a week before scientists know how much, if much of anything, was grabbed and whether another try will be needed. The gas then agitated and lifted Bennu's surface mater...

Seven Charged in Flying Squirrel Trafficking Ring, Florida Officials Say Seven Charged in Flying Squirrel Trafficking Ring, Florida Officials Say

The poachers would then deliver the animals to Chicago via rental auto, and an unwitting wildlife exporter would be duped into sending the squirrels to their worldwide destinations. It is likely that buyers in Asia were purchasing the squirrels as pe...

USA consumption of renewable energy hit record high in 2019 USA consumption of renewable energy hit record high in 2019

The issue covers a spectrum of clean energies, from wind to hydrogen to solar to biofuels . Wind energy accounted for approximately 24 percent of USA renewable energy consumption a year ago, while hydro accounted for about 22 percent and solar a...

Virus cluster in Sydney's west grows as new case recorded Virus cluster in Sydney's west grows as new case recorded

The weekend's sewage sample could indicate an infection in someone who participated in or worked on the race, a visitor to Bathurst or a local resident, NSW Health said in a statement Wednesday evening. Hillsong pastor Brian Houston had said earlier ...

Ontario government announces changes to blue box recycling program Ontario government announces changes to blue box recycling program

Jay Stanford, the city's director of environmental programs and solid waste, said making producers more responsible for the waste their products create will strengthen the province's recycling system. A market already exists for the new products an...

NASA supports Nokia to deploy cellular network on the Moon NASA supports Nokia to deploy cellular network on the Moon

Nokia has been awarded over US$14 million from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to put a 4G LTE network on the moon , reports CNN . The moon's cellular network will also be specially created to withstand the particula...

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