Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity once again proven true

The center of the milky Way galaxy is relatively calm - there is a supermassive black hole with a mass of about four million solar, but the substance does not fall on it in active mode. They compared the position and speed estimations from GRAVI... More..

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Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Lunar Eclipse 2018 in India Today

At the same time , Mars will be close to earth, making it appear unusually large and bright . Sky-watchers will also be able to see Mars burning brightly in the sky, looking like an orange-red star. In me...More..

Scientists Want To Be Sure There's An Underground Lake On Mars
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Scientists Want To Be Sure There's An Underground Lake On Mars

Liquid water is an essential requirement of life as we know it. Outside experts have not been able to confirm these findings with other radar detections, like SHARAD, the Shallow Radar sounder onboard the M...More..

Water is found buried in Mars, researchers say
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Water is found buried in Mars, researchers say

Now, the ISA believes it's found a 20km wide underground lake of liquid water locked under thick ice near the planet's south pole. The discovery, which has major implications for the chances of life surviving...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

How to watch the July 2018 "blood moon" online

According to NASA , the total lunar eclipse will last for close to one hour and 43 minutes, starting late at night and continuing till the early hours of July 28. Parts of Africa, Asia, Europe, and Oceania ar...More..

Total lunar eclipse from today
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Total lunar eclipse from today

It's also a "mini-moon" because the moon is the farthest from Earth and appears small. Mysureans enthusiastically watched the eclipse standing on the rooftop of their houses and the blood-red moon dazzled the s...More..

Friday’s 'blood moon' to appear for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Friday’s 'blood moon' to appear for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

Today, the moon doesn't have an atmosphere but a very thin layer of gases, including sodium and potassium, that try to act like an atmosphere. "In the middle of a lunar eclipse it can look as if a red p...More..

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur on July 27
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur on July 27

The moon is going to disappear for six hours next week in a mega lunar eclipse - the longest for the entire 21st century. The Earth's shadow will cover the moon for 1 hour and 43 minutes, according to NAS...More..

The longest lunar eclipse of the century stuns viewers across Australia
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

The longest lunar eclipse of the century stuns viewers across Australia

The moon will enter the penumbral shadow of the Earth between 10.44 pm and 10.53 pm, and will be followed by a partial eclipse from 11.54 pm. The 103 minutes of totality will make it the longest eclipse ...More..

Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?

The next total lunar eclipse visible from start to finish from anywhere in Africa will be in 2025. The Astronomical Society of India cautioned against creating a hype around this event in a statement. Sci...More..

Kiwis to get glimpse of blood moon
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Kiwis to get glimpse of blood moon

The site also has interactive maps that show which regions will see a partial or total eclipse. A total lunar eclipse happens when Earth takes position in a straight line between the moon and sun , b...More..

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century: What you need to know
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century: What you need to know

The eclipse will last for about four hours and will be visible across Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Middle East and Australia. If you are one of those who is excited to see the "blood moon " or wh...More..

US claims largest dinosaur foot ever discovered
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

US claims largest dinosaur foot ever discovered

The findings revealed that the foot was unusually large and belonged to an animal very closely related to the Brachiosaurus . The team used 3D scanning and detailed measurements to compare the foot to simi...More..

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the spaceport in California
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the spaceport in California

Before the launch Space.com noted that a second ship, Mr Steven , may be dispatched to capture the rocket's fairing with an upgraded net after a yet another failed attempt in June . The weather and sea condit...More..

Don't miss your date with century's longest Lunar Eclipse today..
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Don't miss your date with century's longest Lunar Eclipse today..

The longest lunar eclipse of the century will happen late Friday or early Saturday, depending on where you live. That's about the middle of the afternoon here in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. And of course...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

However, the "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes from 1:15am when the colour of the moon will turn light red. Fearing the jaguar would come down t...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

When the Earth passes between the sun and the moon in a lunar eclipse , a shadow casts over the moon. However, its disc does not go completely dark because some sunlight - mainly the longer-wavelength, redde...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Skygazers to witness rare 'blood moon' eclipse

The "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes. The eclipse will be visible from Europe, Africa and the Middle East between sunset and midnight on ...More..

USA to propose revoking California power to set auto emissions rules
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

USA to propose revoking California power to set auto emissions rules

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) manages the the state's ZEV program, although it has also been adopted by Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermo...More..

‘Blood moon’: How to watch longest total lunar eclipse of the century
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

‘Blood moon’: How to watch longest total lunar eclipse of the century

When the Earth passes in front of the moon, it rapidly causes its surface temperature to drop - causing lunar rocks to suddenly freeze and crack, releasing gas. The second lunar eclipse of 2018 will be the ...More..

Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Accident Found In Cali Wine
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Accident Found In Cali Wine

A 2011 nuclear disaster triggered by a massive quake and devastating tsunami along the Japan coast left its mark far and wide - including in the wines of California's Napa Valley. However, the amount detected i...More..

Welcome to Mars-now with a liquid lake!
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Welcome to Mars-now with a liquid lake!

The results were published Wednesday in the journal Science . Scientists in the past have discovered ice on the planet, pointing to the logical conclusion that life could, if not did, exist there. Orbiters...More..

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month

Mars will be a "mere" 36 million miles from Earth , according to NASA , before both planets travel farther away from each other as they orbit the sun . Although Mars will be closer than normal, it will still...More..

Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018

Most of Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, most of China, western Africa and most of Europe will see the total phase of the eclipse. "During a very dark eclipse the moon may be nearly invisible". "In the ...More..

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

This change, according to scientists, can be compared with the effect of economic downturns, and in fact neutralizes the results of programs for combating suicide and restrictions of availability of firearms ...More..

July set to deliver longest lunar eclipse of the century, Mars visible
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

July set to deliver longest lunar eclipse of the century, Mars visible

According to the experts , the longest possible total lunar eclipse does not exceed 1 hour and 47 minutes. Super Blue Blood Moon was a combination of Supermoon , blue moon and a blood moon . This B...More..

Your recycling may be going into landfill overseas instead of being recycled
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Your recycling may be going into landfill overseas instead of being recycled

There were "inadequate checks" and there was a risk material was not recycled properly "and is instead sent to landfill or contributes to pollution". What's more, the figures don't take into account the risk ...More..

Hurrah! Boffins finally discover liquid water sloshing around on Mars
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Hurrah! Boffins finally discover liquid water sloshing around on Mars

Orosei said the water in the Martian lake was below the normal freezing point but remained liquid thanks in large part to high levels of salts. "This is potentially the first habitat we know of on Mars". Pe...More..

by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Discovery of liquid water 'lake' on Mars

It was the first-ever radar sounder brought to another planet, but the team was unable to determine if it detected water on Mars until now. A lake of liquid water has been detected by radar beneath the sout...More..

Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend

During Friday's eclipse, the moon will gradually take on a reddish hue as it advances into the Earth's shadow and the colour will look "a little like when the sun sets on the horizon", according to a spokesman ...More..