Pakistan to witness partial Moon eclipse on July 16-17 night

A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and Moon, but the three celestial bodies do not form a straight line in space. A lunar eclipse is an eclipse in which the moon appears to be darkened as it passes into the shad... More..

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'Oldest remains' outside Africa reset human migration clock
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

'Oldest remains' outside Africa reset human migration clock

Apidima 2 was a largely complete skull with a clear face, but had been heavily distorted during the fossilization process. The first, known as Apidima 1, comprised half of the rear of a skull case. The incomple...More..

The Management Of Moon Program Was Shaken Up By NASA
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

The Management Of Moon Program Was Shaken Up By NASA

Mark Sirangelo, who was recently hired to helm a new " Moon to Mars" directorate at NASA, resigned after just one month of working at the agency, and NASA made a decision to scrap plans for the new division al...More..

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana, could stay for a long, soaking time
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana, could stay for a long, soaking time

July 11, 2019. The lower MS has already been running at flood stage for months after the so-called "bomb cyclone" and other storms starting in March that dumped huge volumes of rain on Nebraska, Iowa and Miss...More..

Japan just landed a shuttle on an asteroid
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Japan just landed a shuttle on an asteroid

According to scientists, Ryugu is a rubble-pile asteroid: A collection of rocks and dust held together loosely by gravity. "The landing was a huge success as [Hayabusa2] made a ideal move nearly in line with ...More..

Scientists Discover Two Supermassive Black Holes On Collision Course
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Scientists Discover Two Supermassive Black Holes On Collision Course

In their efforts to learn as much as possible about all the objects in the universe , scientists came up with a fascinating but also potentially devastating discovery . "The merger of 2 black holes is the mos...More..

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission

Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. With shroud final assembly, Cryogenic stage (C25) on board, elementary checks completed and Liquid stage (L110) control...More..

NASA and SpaceX Will Be Working Together For Small Astrophysics Mission
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

NASA and SpaceX Will Be Working Together For Small Astrophysics Mission

IXPE mission will provide more imaging to complete the now existing observation resources based on space. NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agencys Imagi...More..

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the news on their social media Wednesday morning. Hayabusa 2 is expected to deliver this precious cargo to Earth by the end of 2020. JAXA said that th...More..

Massive, kilometer-sized asteroid was just found orbiting the Sun
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Massive, kilometer-sized asteroid was just found orbiting the Sun

The article, generally called as 2019 LF6, finishes an orbit of the star every 151 days and comes closer to the Sun than even Mercury .LF6 travels in an oval orbit that takes it inside Mercury's orbit, across ...More..

Soon-to-be Barry likely to become season's first hurricane
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Soon-to-be Barry likely to become season's first hurricane

Residents along the Gulf Coast are keeping an eye on the weather as meteorologists have predicted that a tropical system entering the gulf this week could form into a tropical storm that could impact Southwest ...More..

Online conservatives expect to vent social media frustrations at White House summit
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Online conservatives expect to vent social media frustrations at White House summit

Nonetheless, referring to July 11th's White House event, a White House spokesman, Judd Deere said last month, "the meeting would "bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities an...More..

Watching the Gulf for potential tropical development
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Watching the Gulf for potential tropical development

Earlier this weekend, the hurricane center had given the system a lower chance of forming. One forecast model's depiction of the tropical system by next Saturday morning. In fact, the National Hurricane Ce...More..

Reforestation could cut carbon levels by two-thirds, study says
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Reforestation could cut carbon levels by two-thirds, study says

According to Prof. Thomas Crowther, co-author of the study and founder of the Crowther Lab at ETH Zurich: "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change , but we didn't r...More..

NASA's Orion launch-abort system for moon-mission capsule tests successfully
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

NASA's Orion launch-abort system for moon-mission capsule tests successfully

The flight began at 7 a.m. EDT when the first stage motor from a decommissioned Peacekeeper ICBM, standing in for NASA's gargantuan Space Launch System rocket, roared to life and shot away from pad 46 at th...More..

by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

The country broke with global policy established in 1982 by the worldwide Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume the hunting and killing of whales for food, despite an nearly 99-percent decrease in consumer demand ...More..

Japan resumes commercial whaling, breaks worldwide moratorium
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Japan resumes commercial whaling, breaks worldwide moratorium

The Japanese Fisheries Agency set a hunting quota of 227 whales for 2019. "Japan leaving the IWC and defying worldwide law to pursue its commercial whaling ambitions is renegade, retrograde, and myopic, i...More..

Why Serena Williams Hasn't Given Meghan Markle Any Parenting Advice
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Why Serena Williams Hasn't Given Meghan Markle Any Parenting Advice

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is unlikely to take after his father when it comes to his hair, it has been claimed. The message concluded by referring to Archie's ...More..

Total solar eclipse in South America
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Total solar eclipse in South America

It is also believed that the solar eclipse has an impact on the human body- both physically and psychologically. People in both countries will be able to witness a total solar eclipse on Tuesday. Thousands ...More..

Orion test scheduled Tuesday morning from Cape Canaveral
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Orion test scheduled Tuesday morning from Cape Canaveral

Twelve data recorders ejected in pairs and fell into the ocean. The test itself will only last for about three minutes, with coverage set to start approximately 20 minutes prior to launch. That abort - dubb...More..

Tomorrow’s Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over an Observatory in Chile
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Tomorrow’s Total Solar Eclipse Will Pass Right Over an Observatory in Chile

People in some areas under the path of the eclipse will experience more than two minutes of total darkness, the Chilean Foundation of Astronomy says. The eclipse is expected to make its first landfall in Chi...More..

There's a Total Solar Eclipse Tomorrow
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

There's a Total Solar Eclipse Tomorrow

You can watch the live streams of the eclipse on the Exploratorium website https://www.exploratorium.edu/video/total-solar-eclipse-live-july-2-2019 and on their free Android and iOS apps. This time ar...More..

Expert says feds should have acted more quickly on right whale migration
by | Monday, July 01, 2019

Expert says feds should have acted more quickly on right whale migration

Federal officials said at a press conference on Thursday that at least one whale was struck and killed by a vessel as they announced stricter shipping rules created to protect the approximately 400 remaining wh...More..

NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life
by | Sunday, June 30, 2019

NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

NASA's drone is called Dragonfly , and it will fly across Saturn's moon to examine sites and samples that could carry information about alien life. In a press release from Thursday, NASA said that the " ...More..

Heatwave triggers big wildfire in Spain, 40 evacuated
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

Heatwave triggers big wildfire in Spain, 40 evacuated

Authorities believe improperly stored chicken manure on a farm in the village of Torre de l'Espanyol sparked the fire when met with the record heat wave now pounding Europe , Buch said. Some faculties bear del...More..

NASA announces new Dragonfly drone mission to Titan
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

NASA announces new Dragonfly drone mission to Titan

This illustration shows NASA's Dragonfly rotorcraft-lander approaching a site on Saturn's exotic moon, Titan. In a news release today, the University of Idaho announced NASA selected the mission, known as D...More..

NASA Curiosity Rover Finds New Methane Spike On Mars
by | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

NASA Curiosity Rover Finds New Methane Spike On Mars

These different sources release methane accompanied either by propane or ethane (either of which would suggest biological activity) or sulfur dioxide, which would suggest a geological origin for the material. s...More..

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space

The rocket originally was scheduled to lift off from historic launch pad 39A at 11:30 p.m., but launch directors set that back to 2:30 a.m. Tuesday to conduct "additional ground system checkouts". As such El...More..

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 experimental satellites
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 experimental satellites

The launch pad from which the rocket will be blasting off today, Space LaunchComplex(SLC)39A, is very famous. The rocket which will be transporting the Formosat-7 into space today is the Falcon Heavy, which i...More..

A Raspberry Pi was used to hack NASA
by | Sunday, June 23, 2019

A Raspberry Pi was used to hack NASA

The report claims that multiple IT security control weaknesses "reduce JPL's ability to prevent, detect and mitigate attacks targeting its systems and networks" while "exposing NASA systems and data to expl...More..