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The 2019 American Lung Association "State of the Air" Report Is Out

There is a slight decrease in year-round particle pollution levels in most counties across the state though. As it has for the last 19 out of 20 years of the ...


The Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks overnight

The first major meteor shower since early January will light up the skies Monday night, but will we get to view it here in the Hudson Valley, weather permitting...


NASA InSight SURPRISE: Mars lander detects first MARSQUAKE

The French space agency Cnes, which operates SEIS, said it had detected "a weak but distinct seismic signal" from the probe. The quake is the very first tre...


Video Allegedly Showing Crew Dragon Incident Surfaces as Details Still Unknown

Early reports indicate that the failure of the capsule happened when SpaceX was testing the SuperDracos engines. A SpaceX capsule created to ferry NASA ...


Tesla ready to bring self-driving robotaxis by 2020: Elon Musk

Additionally, Tesla believes it can undercut the competition, estimating that the service will cost riders about 18 cents per mile, compared to rivals which cos...


Prince Louis Shows His Teeth in Adorable 1st Birthday Portraits

It has become something of a tradition for Middleton and husband Prince Williams to share images of their kids to mark important milestones, such as their bir...


SpaceX Says 'Anomaly' Happened During Fire Tests of Crew Dragon's Abort Engines

A SpaceX capsule created to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station suffered a failure during an engine test Saturday afternoon that sent a b...


Police arrest climate change protesters on London's Oxford Circus

There was speculation Heathrow Airport would become the target for protests on Friday, with around 500,000 people expected to fly out for Easter breaks. Waterlo...


A 'Pink moon' will light up the sky this Good Friday

This also heralds the appearance of the "moss pink", or wild ground phlox , which is one of the first spring flowers. The Old Farmer's Almanac's website sa...


SpaceX successfully tests Falcon Heavy rocket

Arabsat-6A leaves Earth courtesy of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy . Center stage is the Falcon Heavy is a modernized version of the Falcon 9, one of the three that a...


April's Full Pink Moon To Rise On Friday

Called as the Pink Moon , the phenomenon will occur on the night of Good Friday. What Is A Pink Moon? However, if you still think it's a bit of a con, don'...


More than 300 arrested at London climate change protests

What is the current tube status? This series of protests began on Monday, with demonstrators blocking the areas of Marble Arch, part of Hyde Park, Oxford Str...


At least five killed in powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes in South

Damage was reported early Saturday evening in Vicksburg, Mississippi, as severe thunderstorms rumbled through the city. This comes as a strong storm system mo...


SpaceX successfully launches Falcon Heavy rocket

Its successful landing of the center core from a Falcon Heavy is a relief for SpaceX after a similar attempt ended in disaster a year ago. The side boosters...


'New species of human' found in cave throws doubt over evolution theories

The bones and teeth of the new species, now described as a "hominin", were found in the Callao Cave on Luzon . Professor Armand Mijares illustrates the sim...


Meet Katie Bouman, the STEM hero behind today’s black hole photo

Bouman has named the algorithm CHIRP (Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction using Patch priors) and it was needed to combine data from the eight radio...


Federal Government approves Adani mine plan

It had "been subject to the most rigorous approval process of any mining project in Australia ", she said. It is despite environmental groups this morning wa...


Elon Musk's SpaceX sends world's most powerful rocket on first commercial flight

A 2018 test already had proven the side boosters could land themselves. "T plus 33 seconds into flight, under the power of 5.1 million pounds of thrust, Falco...


This is the first ever photo of a black hole

The EHT tests the underlying static gravitational field predicted by GR for an isolated black hole . The EHT team has also been trying to image a black hole...


Israel’s lunar probe Beresheet appears to have crashed on moon

Beresheet snapped this selfie moments before communication with the spacecraft was lost. The Beresheet space probe aims to touch down tomorrow, two months ...