Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Scientists Reveal New Perspectives in OSIRIS-REx's Asteroid Crushing and Catching Scientists Reveal New Perspectives in OSIRIS-REx's Asteroid Crushing and Catching

Scientists later received close-up images of the sample collection head, showing that it was filled with material that rose from the asteroid's surface. But that plan was canceled because NASA said it could cause more material to leak. OSIRIS...

U.S. formally withdraws from United Nations climate pact U.S. formally withdraws from United Nations climate pact

In accordance with the Agreement, a country cannot issue a notice of its withdrawal before three years after its start date, which was November 4, 2016, for the USA, meaning November 4, 2020, was the earliest possible date the U.S. Staff working for ...

First communication with Voyager 2 months later: 'Hello' First communication with Voyager 2 months later: 'Hello'

Voyager 2 responded that it had actually received signals and carried out NASA commands, Says the space agency. The call to Voyager 2 was a test of new hardware recently installed on Deep Space Station 43 , the only dish in the world that can se...

Scientists Have Found an Asteroid Worth a Cheeky $10,000 Quadrillion Scientists Have Found an Asteroid Worth a Cheeky $10,000 Quadrillion

A new study published Monday in The Planetary Science Journal has found that Asteroid 16 Psyche-located between Mars and Jupiter-is mostly made of iron and nickel, hypothesizing that it could be worth about $10,000 quadrillion . Named Asteroid 16...

Whale Damn Near Swallows Kayakers in California's Avila Beach Whale Damn Near Swallows Kayakers in California's Avila Beach

Like, I'm gonna push a whale out of the way! I'm dead.' I thought it was going to land on me. The video shows the duo sent flying as the large whale emerges from the water and the large mammal momentarily seems to swallow one of them. Fortunately...

Drones Are Being Sent Straight Into Volcanoes, For Life-Saving Science Drones Are Being Sent Straight Into Volcanoes, For Life-Saving Science

There are already ways to measure potential volcanic eruptions - such as monitoring quake activity or satellite information which can measure volcanic emissions of gases such as sulphur dioxide (SO2). With an estimated 300 active volcanoes on Earth...

Baltimore Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey tests positive for COVID-19 Baltimore Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey tests positive for COVID-19

On game day, they have their temperatures taken by contactless thermometers, are screened for loss of smell or taste and have other symptoms checked prior to entering the stadium, National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy said - explaining wh...

NASA Is Releasing a Fragrance That Smells Like Space NASA Is Releasing a Fragrance That Smells Like Space

It took four years to develop "Eau de Space" - a fragrance that smells like outer space. How do we know this? NASA developed the smell of space in a lab to help train astronauts before launching into orbit, but the scent has been "trapped behin...

New NASA posters share the horrors of the galaxy for Halloween New NASA posters share the horrors of the galaxy for Halloween

Spanish versions are also available. The poster can be downloaded for free from NASA. To help set the mood for this year's haunted night, NASA has a new playlist of sounds from space that's ideal for Halloween night. "One of the things I really...

NASA Astronauts Are Back on Earth After Historic SpaceX Mission

Even though the journey was "a lot to process", as per Hurley's comment to the New York Times , the NASA duo passed time "making prank satellite phone calls to whoever we could get a hold of" from SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule. NASA was nearly out ...

Can all dogs be traced back to just FIVE breeds? - CBBC Newsround Can all dogs be traced back to just FIVE breeds? - CBBC Newsround

Pontus Skoglund of Crick's Ancient Genomics laboratory, the paper's senior author, said: "Some of the variation you see between dogs walking down the street today originated in the Ice Age". Early studies of ancient dog genomes hinted at past chang...

NASA Spacecraft Successfully Stows Asteroid Sample | Science & Tech NASA Spacecraft Successfully Stows Asteroid Sample | Science & Tech

As of late October 28, the sample of Bennu is safely stored and ready for its journey to Earth, NASA said. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) deems the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft perform a job well-done, with Earth-based hands co...

Rare Halloween Blue Moon to Appear on October 31 After 19 Years Rare Halloween Blue Moon to Appear on October 31 After 19 Years

This means that tomorrow's full moon shall be visible from nearly every part of Earth, although some not-so-lucky areas will still miss out on it. Trick-or-treaters around the world will be treated to more than candy this Halloween as a rare blue m...

Rare Halloween blue moon to light up sky this weekend Rare Halloween blue moon to light up sky this weekend

A blue moon is the second full moon in a month, NASA explains on its website . The Blue Moon on Halloween is the second full moon after October 1. The astronomer described the fact that two full moons appear in October, and the appearance of Ura...

Tropical Depression 29 forms in the central Caribbean Tropical Depression 29 forms in the central Caribbean

The system is then expected to become a hurricane by Monday. Meanwhile, the hurricane center issued its last advisory Thursday afternoon for post-tropical cyclone Zeta while the system went offshore and entered the mid-Atlantic coast toward the w...

Historic Nasa SpaceX launch postponed due to bad weather Historic Nasa SpaceX launch postponed due to bad weather

The next opportunity for SpaceX and Nasa will come on Saturday. The International Space Station was only accessible to NASA astronauts through the purchase of seats on Russian capsules launched from Kazakhstan- but that has all changed as of today....

Future Pandemics To Emerge Often, Spread More Rapidly Future Pandemics To Emerge Often, Spread More Rapidly

At the conference, the scientists released 15 policy-informing papers pointing to the urgent need to transform systems that put humans in danger of contracting viruses from animals (or zoonotic diseases ), including the ever-expanding animal agric...

Ogre-Faced Spiders Can 'Hear' Without Ears, Study Says Ogre-Faced Spiders Can 'Hear' Without Ears, Study Says

Science News ' reported that the ogre-faced spiders use sound instead of sight to hunt their prey. Like many spiders, ogre-faced spiders detect sound this way, but Elias says that spiders that use substrate-borne signals are often assumed to be deaf ...

Coral skyscraper taller than Eiffel Tower found in FNQ Coral skyscraper taller than Eiffel Tower found in FNQ

It is taller than the Empire State Building (442m), Petronas Twin Towers (451m) and Eiffel Tower (323m). Co-founder of Schmidt Ocean Institute Wendy Schmidt agreed the unexpected discovery shows there are still many unknown structures and species...

Psyche: The Nasa mission to study asteroid made of metal Psyche: The Nasa mission to study asteroid made of metal

While astronomers have known about 16 Psyche's existence for some years, they had never taken such a close look at it until Becker and her team used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe its surface at ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths. The spacecraft w...

Don't miss the Blue Moon on October 31 Don't miss the Blue Moon on October 31

On October 31, the full moon will be visible to all from around 8.19 pm and incidentally, the Blue Moon will coincide with Halloween 2020. This year, the October 1 full moon was a harvest moon . Johnston writes: "The Maine Farmer's Almanac fir...

New NASA Findings Confirm Presence of Water on the Moon New NASA Findings Confirm Presence of Water on the Moon

Sputnik said: " According to Arlin Crotts, who was an astronomy professor at Columbia University until his death in 2015, the trio tested soil samples brought from the moon back to Earth by the Luna 24 probe". I-Hab's ECLSS will augment Gateway's ...

Storm 'Zeta' continues to batter the southeast Storm 'Zeta' continues to batter the southeast

Zeta is expected to bring strong gusty winds, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain with the potential to produce flash flooding overnight. In Louisiana, a 55-year-old man was electrocuted by a downed power line in New Orleans, a coroner said .

Blue Moon on October 31: Why is it called so? Blue Moon on October 31: Why is it called so?

The full moon in the sky on Saturday is the first time a full moon has occurred on Halloween since 1955, and another one isn't expected again on the spookiest night of the year until 2039. "Uranus is 3.8 degrees above the Moon that evening but at mag...

SpaceX engine swap should clear way for astronaut launch SpaceX engine swap should clear way for astronaut launch

During the process of surface finishing known as anodization, parts of the engine tubing were used to be selectively removed, the varnish was unsuccessfully removed in a random selection of engine parts, or accidentally blocked by excessive vigorous ...

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