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Strawberry Moon 2018: Will June’s full moon affect your sleep?

In July 2018, the full moon and lunar apogee fall on the exact same date of July 27. Meanwhile, only parts of South America will get to witness the final stages...


This week's night sky: Saturn shining with full moon

Adding to the excitement will be a full moon in the early morning hours Thursday. It will also be visible with the unaided eye all night long, rising in the E...


SpaceX's Rocket Wins Certification, $130M Contract

The service's space and missile systems center received two proposals for the contract and will obligate the full contract amount using its space procurement ...


NASA discovers mysterious blue dune on Mars

NASA's Opportunity rover, which has been on Mars for almost 15 years, is going into sleep mode. Images from Mars continue to capture the attention of the p...


West Antarctica bedrock is rapidly rising, could impact sea level

In addition, the ice sheet is so massive that it attracts an ocean bulge, due to gravity. This figure is equivalent to about 37 cubic miles or a cube of over th...


Railway estimates 230000 gallons of oil spilled into floodwaters after Iowa derailment

Williams said he was unsure how much oil leaked and how numerous cars were leaking. "Further updates will be provided when available". The derailment of 33 oi...


RemoveDEBRIS satellite to begin tests in collecting space junk

And if all goes well, there will be additional tests, including a vision-based navigation system that uses cameras and LiDaR technology to observe CubeSats that...


NASA's Curiosity rover captures photos of dust storm on Mars

Whereas, rover Curiosity is nuclear-powered and is still up and running. As of Tuesday morning, the Martian dust storm had grown in size and was officially ...


NASA unveiling its plan to take on near-Earth objects

But one could sneak up on us, and that's why the government wants a better plan . Efforts are being stepped up to protect the planet from incoming asteroids ...


Congestion charge proposed to fight poor air quality

The leaders who will be hosted by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, will meet with Mr Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to call on him ...


Awareness on Air Quality for National Clean Air Day

If everyone makes a small change it will add up to a very big difference for local air quality. "Yes, the people in this country need to know more about polluti...


Rex Was a Fearsome Predator-but It Couldn't Stick out Its Tongue

As part of the most recent analysis, Li and Clarke found modern birds and pterosaur dinosaurs, the group of dinosaur species most closely related to birds, boas...


Newly Discovered Ancient Sea Creature Named After President Obama

The second previously unknown organism, whose remains were discovered , was named Attenborites janeae in honour of British naturalist and broadcaster Davi...


Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter

Back in 2012, Shull and his colleagues believed that 30% of the missing baryons were found in space, in a pattern similar to a web - called the warm-hot interga...


SpaceX wins US Air Force contract for Falcon Heavy launch

This is a vote of confidence in the company's most powerful rocket system, which it successfully demonstrated in February by launching founder Elon Musk's p...


EU authorities reach new deal on governance of the Energy Union

Other recently updated policies include the revised Renewable Energy Directive target, which this month increased the proportion of energy the European Union ...


Volvo will make fishing nets and bottles

For example, the transmission tunnel console was made from renewable fibres and plastics, the carpets were made from plastic bottles and recycled cotton, and th...


Martian rock formation: Scientists open out the mystery box

The new space research found a very big soft rock called as Medusae Fossae on the red planet resulted due to the explosion of a volcanic eruption . The Medu...


Poisonous giant Hogweed spotted in Virginia

If you don't look too closely at it its stem, which is covered in purple splotches and coarse hair-like protrusions, the giant hogweed is nearly pretty. It's al...


NASA’s Curiosity rover takes stunning selfie during massive dust storm on Mars

The Weather Channel said Mars will appear the brightest to Earth stargazers on July 31, when the two planets are just 57.6 million kilometers apart. On July 3...