Once in a blue moon we have a Super Wolf Blood moon

The super blood wolf moon eclipse will occur at 12:12 a.m. ET on January 21, but you'll be able to watch the moon turn from white to orange in the hours beforehand. And it's a "blood" moon because of the total lunar eclipse which makes the moon appea... More..

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Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

That means the region is losing six times as much ice as it was four decades ago, an unprecedented pace in the era of modern measurements. "Our expectation would be that the Earth and the ice sheets become mu...More..

World’s oceans are heating up at quickening pace, says study
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

World’s oceans are heating up at quickening pace, says study

The oceans are heating up much faster than calculated in the United Nations assessment of climate change released in 2014, the study said. Warmer seas also contain more energy, which can be released as more m...More..

Nobel Laureate James Watson Loses Titles Over Race Comments
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Nobel Laureate James Watson Loses Titles Over Race Comments

Watson's statements are reprehensible , unsupported by science, and in no way represent the views of CSHL, its trustees, faculty, staff, or students. In the film, Watson references a view that average IQ diff...More..

DeSantis is expected to pick appeals court Judge Lagoa for Supreme Court
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

DeSantis is expected to pick appeals court Judge Lagoa for Supreme Court

Florida Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson from Jacksonville said she's concerned with the lack of details in DeSantis' new directive. "The Cuban people do not know what laws apply to them or whether th...More..

No easy answers in northern British Columbia pipeline impasse: Horgan
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

No easy answers in northern British Columbia pipeline impasse: Horgan

According to the agreement, Na'Moks says company workers will be allowed across a bridge and the RCMP will also remove a roadblock that was preventing some members of the nation from accessing a Unist'ot'en hea...More..

Hubble's most advanced camera shut down due to hardware problem
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hubble's most advanced camera shut down due to hardware problem

Lead investigator Xiaohui Fan, from the University of Arizona, said in a news release: " We don't expect to find many quasars brighter than that in the whole observable universe ". The team is also using the ...More..

Astronomers first recorded birth of a black hole
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Astronomers first recorded birth of a black hole

After looking at several images, hard X-rays and microwaves of the object officially known as AT2018cow, researchers determined that their telescopes captured the exact moment a star collapse and a black hole w...More..

Earth's Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Anticipated
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Earth's Oceans Are Warming Faster Than Anticipated

For the last 13 years, an ocean observing system called Argo has been used to monitor changes in ocean temperatures, Cheng said , leading to more reliable data that is the basis for the new ocean heat record...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

NASA's TESS Rounds Up its First Planets, Snares Far-flung Supernovae

Three times bigger than Earth and 23x heavy planet is placed in a sub-Neptune class. Well if that substance really is a planet which would obviously be known after a bit of research then that is really goin...More..

Mysterious radio signals from outer space detected
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Mysterious radio signals from outer space detected

In regular FRBs, they emit a single spike. One such theory for 112102 is that it could be " very strongly magnetized, rapidly spinning neutron star ", but it's simply too early to know for sure. CHIME is now fu...More..

NSW fish deaths may extend Murray inquiry
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

NSW fish deaths may extend Murray inquiry

But he is suddenly overcome by nausea and apologises before he starts retching and walks off to vomit off-camera. Up to a million fish died in the Darling River this week, with many carcasses sinking to the...More..

Q System One - The Newest IBM Quantum Computer Unveiled
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Q System One - The Newest IBM Quantum Computer Unveiled

It is called IBM Q System One and is now not for sale, but will allow customers to use it on the Internet to perform quantum calculations. It enables universal approximate superconducting quantum computers ...More..

SpaceX completes 8th mission for longtime customer in first launch of 2019
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

SpaceX completes 8th mission for longtime customer in first launch of 2019

SpaceX launched its first mission of 2019, fulfilling its Iridium contract, while the Falcon 9 due to loft the company's Crew Dragon demo mission remained resolutely attached to Florida. NASA has promised a ne...More..

White Dwarfs Observed Turning into Crystals | Astronomy
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

White Dwarfs Observed Turning into Crystals | Astronomy

This is due to a phase transition during their lifecycle similar to water turning into ice, but at higher temperatures. Astronomers identified the first direct evidence that old stars turn to rock when they...More..

Mysterious repeating radio bursts baffle physicists
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Mysterious repeating radio bursts baffle physicists

Most of the FRBs previously detected had been found at frequencies near 1400 MHz, well above the Canadian telescope's range of 400 MHz to 800 MHz. One FRB in particular, FRB 121102 , is special because it'...More..

'Total success': China broadcasts images from far side of moon
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

'Total success': China broadcasts images from far side of moon

The photos reveal a seemingly endless horizon of grey, rocky terrain. The rover, named after the moon goddess's pet rabbit, successfully separated from the lander and drove onto the moon's surface last Thursd...More..

More heating and fuel pushes US carbon emissions up in 2018
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

More heating and fuel pushes US carbon emissions up in 2018

And now an estimate by the Rhodium Group , an independent research firm, shows that Carbon dioxide emissions were way up. 2018 is an anomaly because each year, since 2015, USA carbon emissions had been decre...More..

NASA's Hubble Captures Shockingly Detailed Image Of Stunning Triangulum Galaxy
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

NASA's Hubble Captures Shockingly Detailed Image Of Stunning Triangulum Galaxy

Triangulum is one of the farthest objects that can be seen with the naked eye in dark skies - it's in the Triangulum constellation, near Andromeda. Unlike other galaxies, dust is distributed throughout it. Astr...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Tech support in space: Broken Hubble telescope camera may get a reboot

This refocused it in our direction - allowing the twin Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile to probe the quasar in great detail. Luckily, the newly studied quasar and galaxy were just bright enough to be flagg...More..

Relay satellite Queqiao plays key role in exploring moon's far side
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Relay satellite Queqiao plays key role in exploring moon's far side

But exactly how it influences this interaction is something Swedish scientists want to know - and for that reason, they want Yutu-2 to last as long as it can. During the Chinese moon probe, Chang'e 4 , submi...More..

Stargazers in Oklahoma City ready for total lunar eclipse viewings in January
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Stargazers in Oklahoma City ready for total lunar eclipse viewings in January

A partial solar eclipse will help kick off the New Year today (Sunday) as the moon passes between Earth and the sun . A January 7 article Forbes magazine noted that, depending on where you are, the moon mi...More..

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule perched on pad ahead of first orbital flight
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule perched on pad ahead of first orbital flight

Even though Musk stated that the first test launch of the Commercial crew mission would be delayed, over the weekend, he also Tweeted that the demo flight will not be without any dangers. American manned spacec...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Repeating fast radio bursts from deep space 'could be aliens'

The fast radio bursts suggest there could be more out there, researchers say. A Canadian-led team of astronomers has observed unusual repeating radio waves coming from deep space for just the second time ...More..

Theresa May suffers Brexit setback over no-deal scenario
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Theresa May suffers Brexit setback over no-deal scenario

The government needs 318 votes to get a deal through parliament as seven Sinn Fein lawmakers do not sit, four speakers and deputy speaker do not vote and the four tellers are not counted. The Speaker , who insi...More..

British PM Theresa May loses key vote on Brexit procedure in parliament
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

British PM Theresa May loses key vote on Brexit procedure in parliament

Seemingly oblivious to the chaos in London, envoys of the EU's 27 remaining governments meet in Brussels at 3 p.m today to discuss the implementation and legal ratification of the withdrawal agreement struck in...More..

Citizen scientists discover rare exoplanet
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Citizen scientists discover rare exoplanet

NASA astrophysicist Geert Barents said the Sun affected the craft which hampered the first days of its mission - possibly dampening its ability to locate new planets. Feinstein and Makennah Bristow, an undergr...More..

Over 3,500 people stung by jellyfish on Australian beaches
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Over 3,500 people stung by jellyfish on Australian beaches

Across Queensland , but mostly in the southeast, 22,282 people sought treatment for bluebottle stings between December 1 and January 7, compared to 6831 in the same period past year. According to Nine News, se...More..

Canadian woman missing in Burkina Faso
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Canadian woman missing in Burkina Faso

Blais, who is from Sherbrooke, Que., had met Tacchetto, a 30-year-old architect, in Canada two years ago. Blais and Tacchetto were reportedly on their way to Togo to take part in a reforestation project, but ...More..

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 tomorrow
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 tomorrow

It turns dark during a total solar eclipse and temperatures dip since the sun is completely blocked. Richmondites and others in the Lower Mainland will be treated to a view of a total lunar eclipse on Sunda...More..