Mount Wilson Observatory saved from forest fire raging near Los Angeles

Meanwhile, Southern California remained shrouded in smoke due to the raging wildfires . Residents and business owners on East Fork Road between Highway 39 and Glendora Mountain Road were permitted to enter through Glendora Mountain Road in Glend... More..

by | Published 3 hours ago
Headway made in subduing U.S. wildfires
by | Friday, September 18, 2020

Headway made in subduing U.S. wildfires

The Great Fire of 1910 burned 3 million acres across Idaho, Montana, and surrounding areas, killed almost 90 people, destroyed several towns, and famously ushered in an era of zero tolerance for fires in the ...More..

NASA mulls Venus mission after recent discoveries
by | Friday, September 18, 2020

NASA mulls Venus mission after recent discoveries

Green spoke during Westminster College's annual Hancock Symposium lecture series Wednesday. As such, the search for extraterrestrial life has always been of interest to Green - even before Monday's big annou...More..

Over 465,000 without power from Hurricane Sally in Alabama, Florida
by | Friday, September 18, 2020

Over 465,000 without power from Hurricane Sally in Alabama, Florida

Authorities in Escambia County are working to rescue people stranded in areas flooded by Hurricane Sally , and Sheriff David Morgan said the number could be in the thousands. In Orange Beach, Kennon said the...More..

Solar Cycle 25 Is Here: NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means
by | Friday, September 18, 2020

Solar Cycle 25 Is Here: NASA, NOAA Scientists Explain What That Means

Solar Cycle 25 is here. For the last 9000 years, it is continuously getting weaker . Now, though, there's good news for people who monitor the phenomenon-the Sun has passed from one of its 11-year activity cy...More..

Google to Invest in Renewable Power by 2030
by | Thursday, September 17, 2020

Google to Invest in Renewable Power by 2030

Google set itself an unprecedented target on Monday - to operate 24/7 on carbon-free energy by 2030. "Good question. As of today, we've procured enough high-quality carbon offsets to neutralize all of our emiss...More..

Donald Trump Says Trees Just Explode, Causing Wildfires
by | Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Donald Trump Says Trees Just Explode, Causing Wildfires

It seeped into homes and businesses, sneaked into cars through air conditioning vents and caused the closure of iconic locations such as Powell's Books and the Oregon Zoo in Portland, the state's biggest city...More..

Astronomers Announce Possible Sign of Life on Venus
by | Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Astronomers Announce Possible Sign of Life on Venus

The researchers did not discover actual life forms, but noted that on Earth phosphine is produced by bacteria thriving in oxygen-starved environments. The clouds, however, have been considered a potential haven...More..

President Trump sits down for wildfire briefing with Calif
by | Tuesday, September 15, 2020

President Trump sits down for wildfire briefing with Calif

Facebook has started removing false claims that the deadly wildfires in OR were started by various left-wing and right-wing groups, a spokesman for the social media company said , after the rumours left stat...More..

by | Monday, September 14, 2020

Dark matter might be even stranger than we thought, according to Hubble

This is if the distribution of the dark matter is slightly higher than the models predict - models of dark objects around galaxies are much smaller than the models predict. In research so far, it has been r...More..

Ontario just launched a new website to track COVID-19 in schools
by | Sunday, September 13, 2020

Ontario just launched a new website to track COVID-19 in schools

According to Saturday's report, that's 19 more cases than what was reported Friday - which was 213 - making it nearly a nine per cent difference between the two days. The site now shows 13 cases of COVID-19 at ...More..

Emissions are already back at pre-pandemic levels
by | Sunday, September 13, 2020

Emissions are already back at pre-pandemic levels

They say while emissions of carbon, the most problematic greenhouse gas, are down 4-7pc globally this year due to reduced economic activity during Covid restrictions, the concentration of carbon in the atmosphe...More..

Moon Rocks Will Be Owned by NASA Soon
by | Sunday, September 13, 2020

Moon Rocks Will Be Owned by NASA Soon

NASA , aiming to send the first female astronaut to the lunar surface in 2024, has chose to set a price between 15 and 25 thousand dollars for the samples in question. More explicitly, in 2015, Congress passed ...More..

Colorado seeks to block USPS voting mailer it says is misleading
by | Sunday, September 13, 2020

Colorado seeks to block USPS voting mailer it says is misleading

Many states do require advance requests for mail-in ballots, but in California, all active registered voters will sent a ballot for the 2020 election, starting October 5. Several states, including Colorado, hav...More..

Elon Musk and Tom Cruise Want to Shoot a Movie in Space
by | Saturday, September 12, 2020

Elon Musk and Tom Cruise Want to Shoot a Movie in Space

Perennial action star Tom Cruise , who has a penchant for striving for ever bigger and more blustery stunts and set pieces, may be aiming for the crowning action movie achievement of them all: Shooting a movie...More..

A tropical storm could develop over the Gulf of Mexico this weekend
by | Saturday, September 12, 2020

A tropical storm could develop over the Gulf of Mexico this weekend

Tropical storms Paulette and Rene are out there, plus four other disturbances from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic. The second Gulf disturbance was in the north-central Gulf as of Friday morning. Forecast...More..

Wildfires rage across U.S. Northwest, California governor blames climate change
by | Saturday, September 12, 2020

Wildfires rage across U.S. Northwest, California governor blames climate change

She dialed back a statement late Thursday by the state Office of Emergency Management that said a half-million people had been ordered to evacuate statewide. "It's just on a level that we have never seen before...More..

Wildlife population has dropped 68 percent over the past 50 years
by | Saturday, September 12, 2020

Wildlife population has dropped 68 percent over the past 50 years

Price pointed the finger at large-scale commercial agriculture mainly in the tropics and sub-tropics, including the production of palm oil, soy and beef. In LPR 2020, WWF remains deeply concerned at the contin...More..

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts
by | Saturday, September 12, 2020

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts

This graphic exhibits how efficient the remedies had been at mitigating the bone loss that mice expertise in microgravity, with micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) photographs of femurs and vertebrae of mice t...More..

Hurricane center eyes system near Florida with 60% chance of development
by | Friday, September 11, 2020

Hurricane center eyes system near Florida with 60% chance of development

Paulette had winds of 65 miles per hour. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the centre. There isn't any model support for a quickly strengthening system and the forecast ...More..

Gulf storms: Marco and Laura head towards U.S. after ravaging Caribbean
by | Friday, September 11, 2020

Gulf storms: Marco and Laura head towards U.S. after ravaging Caribbean

A series of hurricane, storm surge and tropical storm warnings have been put in effect for large parts of the Gulf Coast between the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana to east Texas, according to the ...More..

World’s largest digital camera sensors capture first 3,200-megapixel images
by | Friday, September 11, 2020

World’s largest digital camera sensors capture first 3,200-megapixel images

Utilizing the LSST Camera, the observatory will make the biggest cosmic film ever and shed light on the absolute greatest secrets of the universe, including boring issue and dim vitality. The gaps between the s...More..

Quebec reports 188 new cases of COVID-19, 6 more hospitalizations
by | Thursday, September 10, 2020

Quebec reports 188 new cases of COVID-19, 6 more hospitalizations

Ontario and Quebec are calling on the federal government to provide more funding to provincial healthcare "to remedy longstanding underinvestment". Although the daily tally of new cases now routinely tops 100...More..

Tropical Storm Paulette strengthens in central Atlantic
by | Thursday, September 10, 2020

Tropical Storm Paulette strengthens in central Atlantic

Then there are the two named storms. The Bermuda Weather Services 6pm forecast said: “We are closely monitoring TS Paulette and TS Rene as they strengthen to our distant southeast.”. Rene's long-term path k...More..

Trump expands ban on offshore drilling in the Atlantic
by | Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Trump expands ban on offshore drilling in the Atlantic

The president added that "I think I was seven points down to Hillary last time in Florida, right at the beginning and right at the end, toward the end, and ended up winning it fairly easily". Florida will be a ...More..

Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea
by | Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea

Further strengthening is expected during the next day or so while the storm remains in a warm SST and low-to-moderate shear environment. It could also become a tropical storm, possibly before TD 17, and the hu...More..

Chandrayaan-3 to be launched in 2021 instead of late 2020: Government
by | Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Chandrayaan-3 to be launched in 2021 instead of late 2020: Government

However, the orbiter of "Chandrayaan 2" was placed successfully and sending data to the earth. After the crashlanding of the Vikram lander on September 7 a year ago, Isro had planned the Chandrayaan-3 mission w...More..

China simply launched a ‘reusable experimental spacecraft’ into orbit
by | Saturday, September 05, 2020

China simply launched a ‘reusable experimental spacecraft’ into orbit

The spacecraft will conduct various tests before returning to the outlined landing facility in China . A Long March 2F launch vehicle delivered the spacecraft into orbit following launch at an unspecified ti...More..

NEET, JEE Exams 2020: 4 pairs of special trains between Sept 4
by | Saturday, September 05, 2020

NEET, JEE Exams 2020: 4 pairs of special trains between Sept 4

The apex court also rejected the applications seeking listing of the review petition in the open court. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi previously said in a joint press conference of parties that the g...More..

The earth is rusting over the moon
by | Saturday, September 05, 2020

The earth is rusting over the moon

According to research published in " Science Advances ", there may be a presence of rust in the moon mountains. So why does rust now exist on the moon? Not only is there no air on the moon, but it is floode...More..