Scientists find water on potentially habitable planet, World News & Top Stories

Astronomers now believe they've detected liquid water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of its parent star. Getting to know K2-18b a bit better, she said , "will be important for understanding the potential habitabil... More..

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EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections
by | Friday, September 13, 2019

EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections

But reversing older regulations, such as the Clean Water Rule , has proved more hard. Wheeler said it was taking longer than first anticipated to finalize the administration's new standards because staffers ...More..

Disturbance in Atlantic means more rain for your weekend
by | Thursday, September 12, 2019

Disturbance in Atlantic means more rain for your weekend

This disturbance is expected to move slowly westward across the tropical Atlantic Ocean for the next several days. By Thursday , however, upper-level winds are forecast to become unfavorable for tropical cyclo...More..

Scientists Find Proof Of Massive Killer Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs
by | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Scientists Find Proof Of Massive Killer Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs

The team's study, " The first day of the Cenozoic ", was published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . The new research showed scientists that the impact "created a big tidal wave ...More..

Rare full Harvest Moon will rise on Friday the 13th
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Rare full Harvest Moon will rise on Friday the 13th

The full moon on Friday will also be a harvest moon , which is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox . A Friday the 13th full moon last occurred on June 13, 2014. The name Harvest Moon has symbolic ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Rare full moon to illuminate night sky on Friday the 13th

Those who live in the Eastern Time Zone will see the moon reach its full phase after midnight at 12:33 a.m. on Saturday. Those in the central, mountain or pacific time zones will be able to see the full moon be...More..

You can pre-load Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's PS4 beta tomorrow
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

You can pre-load Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's PS4 beta tomorrow

The first two days of the weekend - Thursday, September 12, and Friday, September 13 - are available for early access to players who have pre-ordered Modern Warfare on PS4. Once you pre-order, you'll be abl...More..

Chandrayaan's Vikram lander: what we know so far
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Chandrayaan's Vikram lander: what we know so far

ISRO chief K Sivan had on Sunday announced that the Orbiter had taken a thermal image of Vikram. The mission life of the lander is 14 days that is equivalent to one lunar day. "Chandrayaan-2 mission was a hi...More..

Chandrayaan 2 successfully completes de-orbiting
by | Friday, September 06, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 successfully completes de-orbiting

Now Chairman of the National Design and Research Forum, he termed the present Chandrayaan-2 mission, which seeks to make soft-landing of Vikram on the unexplored Lunar south pole, as another milestone in India'...More..

Dorian possibly washes brick of cocaine ashore on Florida beach
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Dorian possibly washes brick of cocaine ashore on Florida beach

At around 8 a.m., a Melbourne police officer on foot patrol at Paradise Beach Park was alerted by a beachgoer that something suspicious appeared to have washed ashore. "It could be coming from anywhere", said M...More..

Overwatch Switch port confirmed: October 15 release date set
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Overwatch Switch port confirmed: October 15 release date set

As is usually the case, Nintendo doesn't give away many details in its announcement today. It was on August 26, 2019 that gaming Twitter Wario64 took notice of a new Overwatch-themed Nintendo Switch car...More..

by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Did China’s Lunar Rover Encounter Alien Substance On The Moon?

The discovery occurred on lunar day 8, or July 25 here on Earth, and it was so intriguing to the mission scientists that they chose to suspend other exploration plans to learn more about the unknown substance. ...More..

Hurricane Dorian kills 5 in Bahamas amid 'unprecedented devastation'
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Hurricane Dorian kills 5 in Bahamas amid 'unprecedented devastation'

The governors of those states have ordered evacuations of coastal counties. More than 13,000 homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the storm, which was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Bah...More..

Turkey voices sadness over Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Turkey voices sadness over Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

While its winds had diminished to a Category 2 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity, Dorian expanded in size and picked up speed on Tuesday. The storm finally moved off the Bahamas and heade...More..

Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida

Dorian, a Category 2, is lurking along the eastern coastline of Florida Tuesday afternoon and is expected to turn north to Georgia and the Carolinas. As of 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dorian was a Category 3 hurricane wi...More..

European Satellite Dodges Potential Collision with SpaceX Starlink Craft
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

European Satellite Dodges Potential Collision with SpaceX Starlink Craft

One unconfirmed report says that SpaceX "refused" to alter the course of its satellites. "ESA have been pretty frustrated with SpaceX so far". The constellation in question was SpaceX's Starlink , and the ...More..

Indian Landing Module Ready for Touchdown on Moon Surface
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Indian Landing Module Ready for Touchdown on Moon Surface

The second de-orbiting manoeuvre will be carried out on September 4, between 3:30 PM-4:30 PM IST, before Chandryaan-2 makes its landing on the Moon, which it is scheduled for September 7. Earlier on Monday, the...More..

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian tracks towards Florida and the Bahamas
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian tracks towards Florida and the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian's landfall in Florida is expected as a Category 4 storm on Labor Day . Disclaimer This article is published directly through a syndicated feed and not edited by The Indian Wire staff. ...More..

Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian could come dangerously close to Florida
by | Monday, September 02, 2019

Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian could come dangerously close to Florida

The storm made landfall on the southern end of Elbow Cay, which runs along the east coast of Great Abaco, early Sunday afternoon. A Hurricane Warning has been issued from Jupiter Inlet to the Volusia/Brevar...More..

Los Angeles Chargers give Melvin Gordon permission to seek a trade
by | Monday, September 02, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers give Melvin Gordon permission to seek a trade

Start the countdown clock: the Indianapolis Colts have exactly one week until they open up the 2019 regular season on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers . "When or if Melvin reports, he'll play this s...More..

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York City for Climate Summit
by | Sunday, September 01, 2019

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York City for Climate Summit

Thunberg was offered a ride on the Malizia II racing yacht skippered by Pierre Casiraghi, the son of Monaco's Princess Caroline, and German round-the-world sailor Boris Herrmann. "I can't convince everyone", ...More..

Chandrayaan-2 at 4th moon orbit
by | Sunday, September 01, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 at 4th moon orbit

The final and fifth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully today (September 01, 2019) at 1821 hrs IST. "ISRO has great pleasure in informing that you have been sele...More..

Trump administration expected to roll back methane regulations
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Trump administration expected to roll back methane regulations

Anne Idsal, assistant administrator of the EPA's Office of Air and Radiation, said the administration is confident that methane emissions from oil and gas companies will continue to decline over time, even with...More..

Florida prepares to open shelters as Hurricane Dorian approaches
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Florida prepares to open shelters as Hurricane Dorian approaches

In its longer earlier bulletin, the NHC said: "Additional strengthening is forecast, and Dorian is anticipated to remain an extremely risky hurricane while it moves near the north-western Bahamas and approach...More..

There Is No Single
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

There Is No Single "Gay Gene", Large-Scale International Study Finds

Dr Benjamin Neale , a co-author of the study from the Broad Institute in the United States, said: "This study disproves the notion that there is a so-called gay gene and disproves the notion that sexu...More..

Northern Lights may be visible Saturday night, depending on cloud cover
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Northern Lights may be visible Saturday night, depending on cloud cover

Those in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and NY may also be able to see the light show. But will you really be able to see the Northern Lights from the Hoosier Sta...More..

As Dorian nears Florida, Trump says Mar-a-Lago 'can handle itself'
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

As Dorian nears Florida, Trump says Mar-a-Lago 'can handle itself'

Hurricane Dorian is rapidly intensifying on Friday, as it is a category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour, the NOAA Hurricane Hunters found during its flight through the storm . "We have 12,000 ...More..

Chandrayaan-2 completes another operation around Moon; Now in 179kmX1412km orbit
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 completes another operation around Moon; Now in 179kmX1412km orbit

Chandrayaan-2 narrowed its distance from the Moon after a manoeuvre on Wednesday morning. The day after the separation, ISRO scientists will perform a small deboosting manoeuvre for 3 seconds to check the pr...More..

Contest gives students chance to name next Mars rover
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Contest gives students chance to name next Mars rover

Good luck! What an wonderful opportunity! NASA plans to land the Mars 2020 rover in Jezero Crater . "With this joining of two great spacecraft, I can say definitively that all the pieces are in place for a...More..

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Spacecraft carrying Russian humanoid robot docks at ISS

The robot was also functioned to say "Let's go let's go", a phrase known to be said by the man named Yury Gagarin., who was the first human to enter space. Robots like Fedor will finally perform harmful opera...More..