Elusive Vietnamese mouse-deer spotted for first time in 30 years

Details of the rediscovery have been published in the Nature Ecology & Evolution journal. "For those of us living in Vietnam and working in wildlife conservation, the question of whether the chevrotain was still out there and if so, where, ... More..

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Veterans Day Snow & A Cold Blast
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Veterans Day Snow & A Cold Blast

A very strong cold front is on the way through the next couple of days. The record low for November 12 is 22 degrees, set in 1957, according to the National Weather Service . For example, Mount Snow in Vermo...More..

Mercury is traveling across the sun
by | Monday, November 11, 2019

Mercury is traveling across the sun

The whole 5½-hour occasion will be obvious, assuming the rainclouds blow over, in the eastern USA furthermore, Canada, and all Central and South America. 'So Mercury's going to probably be too small'. A free ...More..

Mercury will make a rare pass across the sun Monday
by | Monday, November 11, 2019

Mercury will make a rare pass across the sun Monday

As Mercury moves across the Sun, it causes a slight drop in the Sun's brightness, letting scientists search for more planets that orbit distant stars. Doing so will harm your vision, and you won't be able to se...More..

Italy makes climate change education obligatory
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Italy makes climate change education obligatory

In addition, sustainable development will look in more conventional topics, this kind of as geography, maths and physics, Cramarossa explained. The lessons, at first taught as part of the students' civics edu...More..

Mercury parades between Earth and the sun
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Mercury parades between Earth and the sun

If the heavens part in Seattle, there are ways to watch the transit happen in the sky. Eastern, traversing the sun's face for more than five hours before exiting about 1:05 p.m. The Besser Museum is holding a...More..

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for yearlong stay
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for yearlong stay

Both batches will be stored at 18 degrees. Upon orbital return, wine comparisons will be made to determine if there are taste differences that result from the effects of microgravity and space-based radiation, ...More..

Boeing Is Already Building The New Spaceship For NASA
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Boeing Is Already Building The New Spaceship For NASA

The objective of these tests is to practice techniques in order to study future samples collected from the Moon on Artemis missions , which is NASA's mission to land the first woman and next man on the Moo...More..

Rare celestial event to feature Mercury and the Sun
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Rare celestial event to feature Mercury and the Sun

A transit can only occur during or close to inferior conjunction when the planet is between the sun and the Earth. However here on humanity's homeworld, they offer us a chance to lumber hunting for the wonder...More..

Italy is the first country making climate change lessons compulsory
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Italy is the first country making climate change lessons compulsory

The new Italian budget tabled by the leftist coalition of the Five star Movement and the Democratic Party (PD) will also look to increase places to hire around 24,000 temporary workers in the education sect...More..

No point in WADA looking into Salazar athletes - USADA's Tygart
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

No point in WADA looking into Salazar athletes - USADA's Tygart

This is why I would like to congratulate the incoming president of WADA, Witold Banka, and the incoming vice-president, Yang Yang. Half of WADA's budget of about $40 million a year comes from the Olympic move...More..

What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space

Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched in 1970 and meandered through the solar system before making for interstellar space . Voyager 2's exit out of the bubble was not without surprises. In that instance...More..

Scientists warn of 'untold suffering' in climate 'emergency'
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Scientists warn of 'untold suffering' in climate 'emergency'

While warnings about the consequences of unchecked climate change have become so commonplace as to inure the average news consumer, this latest communique is exceptionally significant given the data that acco...More..

Israeli team explains why Beresheet spacecraft CRASHED into the moon
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Israeli team explains why Beresheet spacecraft CRASHED into the moon

The geological and atmospheric conditions are different on the moon and the planets than they are on Earth ", said American University professor Howard McCurdy, who has written several books about space. "I th...More..

Voyager 2 Finds A Mysterious Extra Layer Outside Our Solar System
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Voyager 2 Finds A Mysterious Extra Layer Outside Our Solar System

This makes Voyager 2 the second human-made object to journey out of the Sun's influence, following the United States space agency's Voyager 1's solar exit in 2012. The spacecraft were launched within weeks of...More..

Looking Up: Mercury In Transition
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Looking Up: Mercury In Transition

So this week it's time to prepare for the sacred messenger's transit with healthy and attractive thoughts, by keeping in mind that Mercury loves the flower nymph Floris, who scatters flower petals across the da...More..

Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling finish
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling finish

Master of Reality now gets relegated to fourth from second, Prince of Arran who was third moves up to second and Il Paradiso moves up to third. It was the first protest in the Cup since 1991. "I was just lucky ...More..

Illegal loggers kill Amazon guardian
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Illegal loggers kill Amazon guardian

Indigenous leader Paulo Paulino Guajajara and his partner Laercio were members of " Guardians of the forest ", a group who attempt to protect their land from illegal logging. Amazon deforestation on the self-...More..

Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight

It is all to make sure astronauts are safe when they eventually launch on Starliner . "But in case we ever have any trouble aboard the handsome Atlas V on the launch pad, we know after today's test that we'll ...More..

Boeing Tests Space Taxi; One Of Three Parachutes Fails To Open
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Boeing Tests Space Taxi; One Of Three Parachutes Fails To Open

Boeing Co BA.N said on Monday that one of three parachutes failed to open during a crucial unmanned test of the CST-100 Starliner, which the company is developing to ferry astronauts to and from the Internation...More..

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

K Sivan, head of Isro, said he was confident Chandrayaan-2 would land on the Moon as planned on 7 September. After landing the rover on the Moon surface, it will be one of the few countries (US, Russia, and...More..

Strong winds cause massive power outages in Quebec
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Strong winds cause massive power outages in Quebec

Quebec's hydro utility says more than 900,000 of its customers are without power following a weather system that brought heavy rain, strong winds and snow across the province. Francois River downtown. Heavy r...More..

Burgum wants more monitoring after Keystone Pipeline leak
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Burgum wants more monitoring after Keystone Pipeline leak

The spill has affected a least 22,500 square feet of wetlands approximately an hour from the Canadian border in North Dakota. North Dakota regulators were notified late Tuesday of the leak. About 15,900 lit...More..

Air Force’s mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Air Force’s mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

At least that's what it implies and l press release from the Air Force . Managed by the USAF's Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO), the X-37B programme performs risk reduction, experimentation, and concept of op...More..

Spooky ‘face’ spotted in space by Hubble
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Spooky ‘face’ spotted in space by Hubble

So, Hubble's snapshot captures a unique and fleeting moment in time; as the merger between the galaxies progresses, the face will distort into unrecognizability. The system is cataloged as Arp-Madore 2026-424. ...More..

Almost 400,000 gallons of oil spill from Keystone pipeline in North Dakota
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Almost 400,000 gallons of oil spill from Keystone pipeline in North Dakota

The company has promised the spill has been contained but the cause is still unknown. Together, the massive Keystone and Keystone XL network would be about five times the length of the trans-Alaska oil pipeli...More..

It's Halloween! NASA Space Telescope Spots a Ghostly Cosmic Jack-O'Lantern
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

It's Halloween! NASA Space Telescope Spots a Ghostly Cosmic Jack-O'Lantern

According to the agency, a massive star known as an O-type star which is around 15 to 20 times heavier than the Sun , has carved the shapes into this nebula. "The combination of green and red in the image crea...More..

Hubble Telescope spots spooky alien 'face' formed by two galaxies colliding
by | Thursday, October 31, 2019

Hubble Telescope spots spooky alien 'face' formed by two galaxies colliding

This is no ghostly apparition. The entire system, photographed in June, is identified as Arp-Madore 2026-424 (AM 2026-424), from the Arp-Madore Catalogue of Southern Peculiar Galaxies and Associations . Both...More..

YouTube launches campaign to plant 20 million trees by 2020
by | Thursday, October 31, 2019

YouTube launches campaign to plant 20 million trees by 2020

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Tesla's CEO is the latest in a long line of internet celebrities to donate to the project. However, on Tuesday, a brief Twitter back-and-forth between Yo...More..

Astronomers have found smallest dwarf planet in our solar system
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Astronomers have found smallest dwarf planet in our solar system

The fourth largest object in the asteroid belt , a space rock known as (10) Hygiea , has been something of a mystery for astronomers even though it was discovered over 170 years ago. To evaluate extra, the res...More..