Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Matrics will have to rewrite leaked maths and science exams Matrics will have to rewrite leaked maths and science exams

A major factor that contributed to the decision to institute a national rewrite was the fact that the papers were leaked on a public platform, WhatsApp. "But we had to take the decision". Consultations undertaken with teacher unions and other rel...

See unreal drone footage of Arecibo Observatory's catastrophic collapse See unreal drone footage of Arecibo Observatory's catastrophic collapse

Emotions are unlikely to subside once the National Science Foundation released images of the collapse captured by a drone and security camera at the site. The machines, which are capturing footage around the area, were able to record how the restrain...

Life on Mars: Scientists Aim To Create a Habitable Planet. But How? Life on Mars: Scientists Aim To Create a Habitable Planet. But How?

Electrolysis- is a process that uses electricity to split water into hydrogen and oxygen- requires removing the salt. For years human wondered if there was water on Mars , we now know that there is, in fact, water on Mars, but it's either frozen...

Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

Observations by a telescope in Hawaii clinched its identity, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In September, the NASA-funded Pan-STARRS1 telescope detected an unknown object which followed a curved path in the sky, indicating its pro...

"Hodgepodge Of Lies": China Slams US National Security Allegations

On the campaign trail, Trump warned that Biden would go easy on China, although the president-elect agrees that China is not abiding by worldwide trade rules, is giving unfair subsidies to Chinese companies and stealing American innovation.

UN chief seeks to rally aid for poor nations amid pandemic UN chief seeks to rally aid for poor nations amid pandemic

As the USA biotechnology firm Moderna Inc. has also reported successful results of a final-stage clinical trial, speculation is growing that two vaccines may become available to high-risk populations by the end of December in the United States .

Chinese moon probe begins return to Earth with lunar samples Chinese moon probe begins return to Earth with lunar samples

The lander touched down on the lunar surface just two days ago on a spot north of Mons Rümker in Oceanus Procellarum, on the northwestern corner of the side of the moon that always faces the Earth . The probe has withstood temperatures of over 100...

Blood test may accurately predict Alzheimer's Blood test may accurately predict Alzheimer's

The test has not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is being sold under general rules for commercial labs, according to the AP. David Holtzman and Randall Bateman of Washington University School of Medicine. The bloo...

Midday fireball, boom thrill gazers from Ontario to Virginia Midday fireball, boom thrill gazers from Ontario to Virginia

There were also multiple 911 calls in central NY after the boom shook windows, though clouds prevented sightings of the fireball. Minutes later, a meteor clocking speeds exceeding 90,000 kilometres-per-hour was reported over NY state. Thanks, 2020, y...

Observing the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on Long Island Observing the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on Long Island

In Montauk you can see the Milky Way overhead and many amatuer astronomers take to the beaches to set up and take in views of the night sky in all its glory. If you look now, you may already see it active. "It's like young people in a high scho...

Australian telescope maps deep space at record speed Australian telescope maps deep space at record speed

Astronomers have mapped about a million previously undiscovered galaxies beyond the Milky Way, in the most detailed survey of the southern sky ever carried out using radio waves. "ASKAP is a major technological development that puts our scientists, e...

Article image Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon surges to 12-year high Article image Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon surges to 12-year high

The consequences for missing the target are not laid out in the law, but could leave the Government open to lawsuits. Measurements are made comparing satellite images from the end of July with those of the beginning of August of the previous year, ...

Puerto Rico's famed Arecibo telescope collapses Puerto Rico's famed Arecibo telescope collapses

The Arecibo instrument was the second-largest radio telescope in the world and was used to identify asteroids and pulsars in addition to detecting radio wave blasts from the cosmos. The telescope was built in the early 1960s, with the intention of ...

China's Chang'e 5 mission lands on moon to retrieve lunar samples China's Chang'e 5 mission lands on moon to retrieve lunar samples

They didn't immediately announce any more details. State broadcaster CCTV said it would start collecting samples on the lunar surface in the next two days. The probe "successfully landed on the moon in the pre-selected landing area", the official C...

Chinese lander touches down on the moon Chinese lander touches down on the moon

The Chang'e-5 probe includes a lander, ascender, orbiter, and returner. The orbiter reentry capsule combination will continue traveling in a lunar orbit at an average altitude of around 200 kilometers above the moon, while the lander-ascender combi...

Watch the first launch of NASA astronauts on a commercial spacecraft | iNFOnews

US President Donald Trump said "a new age of American ambition has now begun". The mission is also the first time a private company has put astronauts into space and is the second attempt to launch after Wednesday's flight was aborted because of St...

Eau de Space: This October, know the smell of space on Earth Eau de Space: This October, know the smell of space on Earth

If you've ever wondered what space smells like, a new perfume may answer that for you. Yes, even the smell of outer space is an important thing for astronauts to be familiar with before liftoff. If Eau de Space catches on, product manager Matt Ri...

How to Watch the 'Strawberry Moon' on Friday

A penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible in Pakistan starting on the night of June 5 (Friday) and concluding in the early hours of June 6 (Saturday), according to a statement issued by the Meteorological Department. This Strawberry Moon will be ...

Fourth and last lunar eclipse of 2020 to occur on Monday Fourth and last lunar eclipse of 2020 to occur on Monday

It will be a total lunar eclipse, visible from Australia, parts of the western US, western South America and Southeast Asia. Stargazers across the world will get to witness November's full moon , also known as the " Beaver Moon ", reaching its pea...

Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole is Closer than Astronomers Thought | Astronomy Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole is Closer than Astronomers Thought | Astronomy

The solid black lines show the positions of the Galaxy's spiral arms. For about 15 years, VERA , a radio astronomy project in Japan, was collecting data related to it. There are several types of black holes, and scientists believe the supermassive o...

SpaceX to make history in first astronaut launch SpaceX to make history in first astronaut launch

That flight is set to happen at 4:33 PM EDT (1:33 PM PDT), weather permitting, but meanwhile SpaceX has provided a closer look at Crew Dragon and what went into its design. Ever since then, NASA has been relying on Russian Federation to conduct ope...

Lunar eclipse coming Sunday night, though hard to see Lunar eclipse coming Sunday night, though hard to see

A penumbral eclipse is much more subtle than a total or even partial eclipse, as only the lighter outer shadow of the Earth (called the penumbra) darkens the moon. While the Moon will briefly be at its fullest on Monday, it will appear full for three...

Lunar eclipse coming Sunday night, though it might be hard to see

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth's shadow falls over the moon, and it can only happen at a full moon when then sun, Earth and moon all align. There are two more types of lunar eclipses: total and partial. By the way, it is totally safe to look ...

Scientists find neutrinos from star fusion for the first time Scientists find neutrinos from star fusion for the first time

That is important not just for understanding the Sun, but for understanding other stars, because astrophysical theory suggests that for those even as little as 30% more massive than the Sun, the CNO cycle should be their dominant energy source.

Watch NASA Astronaut Share Breathtaking View of Earth From SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Watch NASA Astronaut Share Breathtaking View of Earth From SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

NASA and Procter & Gamble (P&G) have signed an agreement to develop the first detergent for washing clothes in space - despite a long-standing recommendation against astronauts doing their own laundry. Congratulations from 250 miles [402 km] Above e...

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