Underground lake found on Mars by Italian researchers

The European Space Agency ( ESA ) revealed today evidence gathered by the Mars Express spacecraft that shows an anomaly that could indicate the existence of a long-suspected liquid water lake beneath the exoplanet's surface. It was the first-ever... More..

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Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground 'lake' at south pole
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground 'lake' at south pole

Roberto Orosei , a researcher at the Istituto di Radioastronomia, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Bologna, Italy. Located under a layer of Martian ice, the lake is about 20 kilometers (12 miles) wide, said...More..

by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

A 20km-wide body of water lies beneath a Mars ice cap

A total of 29 sets of radar samplings showed a "very sharp change in its associated radar signal", allowing scientists to map the outlines of the lake. And again, the liquid involved would be far saltier than E...More..

by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

Despite the obvious excitement surrounding the findings, Mars' surface is "inhospitable to life", according to the Open University's Dr. Manish Patel, and researchers are not any closer to finding life than the...More..

by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Water on Mars: Scientists discover 12 MILE liquid lake on Red Planet

The next step is for space authorities to definitively confirm the body of water is there - and then the search for life begins. The body of water is about 20 kilometres across and, if confirmed, would be the...More..

Rain soaks Berks; flash flood watch in effect
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Rain soaks Berks; flash flood watch in effect

A complex storm system will continue to send waves of showers and thunderstorms across the area. Heavy downpours combined with a saturated ground will give us the potential for localized flooding. Weather alway...More..

NASA set to launch first mission to touch Sun
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

NASA set to launch first mission to touch Sun

There is definitely a lot more to the Sun that humankind is yet to discover, and Parke Solar Probe is another initiative to realize it. The probe will be coated with a 5-inch thick coat of carbon-composite so...More..

Trump admin has plan to end California’s emissions standards power
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Trump admin has plan to end California’s emissions standards power

Bienenfeld, associate vice president of regulatory policy for American Honda Motor Company. The Clean Air Act waiver has allowed California to set its own emissions rules for vehicles, which are now followed ...More..

Scientists say Milky Way's 'sibling' was torn apart and eaten by Andromeda
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Scientists say Milky Way's 'sibling' was torn apart and eaten by Andromeda

Two billion years ago, as it turns out, the Milky Way had a sibling galaxy called M32p. Even though it was mostly shredded, this massive galaxy left behind a rich trail of evidence: an nearly invisible halo o...More..

Scientists claim that Earth’s Moon may have once supported life
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Scientists claim that Earth’s Moon may have once supported life

It comes as mankind marked 49 years since the Apollo 11 astronauts first walked on the moon . Both periods had intense amounts of volatile gases, most notably water vapor, coming from its interior - this, ...More..

SpaceX Launches Telstar 19 Vantage Communications Satellite Into Space
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

SpaceX Launches Telstar 19 Vantage Communications Satellite Into Space

Less than 33 minutes later, after two burns by the rocket's upper stage, the more than 15,500-pound Telstar 19 Vantage satellite was released on its way to an orbit high over the equator. Basically, this mean...More..

NASA to launch car-size spacecraft to study Sun
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NASA to launch car-size spacecraft to study Sun

Spacecraft and getting his tools to understand the concept of a key, heat versus temperature of understanding for safekeeping. Particles might move quick (high temperature), yet in the event that there are no...More..

Longest lunar eclipse of the century on Friday
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century on Friday

The penumbral eclipse will begin at 11:44 pm IST followed by a partial eclipse at 11:54 pm. Special events are being organised all over the country, including Amsterdam , near Hilversum , in Dwingeloo a...More..

How to watch the blood moon and Mars opposition online
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

How to watch the blood moon and Mars opposition online

Alas, none of it will be visible in North America. Because of the way the light moves through and bends around our atmosphere and planetary exterior, the light that hits the moon is red. ET, and the maximum p...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening this week

NASA officials says people in the Middle East, south and eastern Africa, western and southeast Asia and India will have the best views. The lunar eclipse totality (when the earth's shadow is blocking all of t...More..

14 people shot, woman killed in Toronto rampage
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

14 people shot, woman killed in Toronto rampage

Toronto's Police Chief has confirmed that the gunman is dead, and there are other fatalities. Several blocks have been cordoned off. The man was found dead back on Danforth Street after fleeing. Her boyf...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century set to arrive Friday

Instead, people in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia will get the best look, weather permitting. The last lunar eclipse in 2015. The eclipse will end at 11.14, making it the longest eclipse of the moon this...More..

Falcon 9 lifts off with Telstar 19 VANTAGE
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Falcon 9 lifts off with Telstar 19 VANTAGE

To get there, the 229-foot-tall Falcon 9 blasted off at 1:50 a.m. EDT (GMT-4) and quickly climbed away from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station atop 1.7 million pounds of thrust. In South ...More..

Sir David Attenborough appears unimpressed in awkward BBC Breakfast interview
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Sir David Attenborough appears unimpressed in awkward BBC Breakfast interview

The legendary naturalist has done just that, urging people to put their differences aside regarding Brexit and to count butterflies. The UK's butterflies are basking in the best summer conditions for more tha...More..

Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

New York City sued in January, claiming the five oil companies are responsible for more than 11% of all the atmospheric carbon and methane pollution since the Industrial Revolution, Kallanish Energy learns. ...More..

In the United States will go to the auction stuff Neil Armstrong
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

In the United States will go to the auction stuff Neil Armstrong

The Apollo 11 mission launched four days prior to its landing, from the Kennedy Space Center at 9.32am (Eastern Daylight Time [EDT]), with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin aboard the rocket that would make histor...More..

Trump administration introduces proposal to roll back Endangered Species Act protections
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump administration introduces proposal to roll back Endangered Species Act protections

Going forward, the Department of Interior plans to work with the Commerce Department to jointly determine issues, including whether land now unoccupied by a threatened species deserves to be classified as a cri...More..

Geologists discover a quadrillion tons of diamonds that are impossible to reach
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Geologists discover a quadrillion tons of diamonds that are impossible to reach

The Mir Diamond Mine in Russian Federation, for instance, is the world's second-largest human-made hole and only goes about a third of a mile deep. " We can't get at them, but still, there is much more diam...More..

Scientists find 99-million-year-old snake trapped in an amber tomb
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Scientists find 99-million-year-old snake trapped in an amber tomb

Using CT scans, the scientific team studied the ancient snake and compared it with the young of modern snakes. The fossil of a baby snake has been discovered entombed inside amber. "And having this one be alm...More..

VLT uses adaptive optics to capture super-sharp image of Neptune
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

VLT uses adaptive optics to capture super-sharp image of Neptune

Neptune is 2.9 billion miles away from Earth and the only better pictures that many of us remember seeing is when the Voyager 2 flew by the planet back in 1989. The telescope has achieved first light using th...More..

Total lunar eclipse on July 27 midnight
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Total lunar eclipse on July 27 midnight

Although in theory, during the total lunar eclipse , the moon should disappear, but it does not happen because though the sun is being blocked by the earth, sunlight passes through the earth's atmosphere, gets...More..

Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than in prior attempts
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than in prior attempts

Although it did not have any flight passengers yet, two of the flights have included "Mannequin Skywalker", its test dummy. If all those tests go well, perhaps we'll see great deals on a New Shepard flight ...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Meghalayan Age: The Earth Is Now In Holocene Epoch's Youngest Stage

The lower boundary of the Meghalayan Stage is defined at a specific level in a stalagmite from a cave in northeast India. According to a press release from the International Commission on Stratigraphy , the ...More..

New spiky-skulled dinosaur lived on a lost continent
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

New spiky-skulled dinosaur lived on a lost continent

A new species of dinosaur has been discovered with the help of a North Queensland scientist. Working in this high desert terrain, palaeontologists from the Natural History Museum of Utah and the Univers...More..

One of Jupiter's Newly Discovered Moons Is Doing Something Really Weird
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

One of Jupiter's Newly Discovered Moons Is Doing Something Really Weird

One of these new moons turned out to be a bit of a rebel. The worst-case scenario for Valetudo? " This is an unstable situation ", said Dr Scott Sheppard from the Carnegie Institution for Science team...More..