Research

High-energy "ghost particle" reveals birthplace of cosmic rays

But neutrinos have little or no mass, travel at almost the speed of light, are not electrically charged and rarely interact with normal matter. The cosmic a...


Starbucks commits to abolish use of Plastics Straws globally by 2020

American coffee company Starbucks will ban plastic straws in their stores starting from 2020. "We're just protecting disabled people". "From their debut i...


Lunar eclipse on July 27-28 to be longest of this century

During the Solar Eclipse today , the Sun will take crescent -shaped over Australia and Antarctica, and the next partial Solar eclipse on August 11 will a...


Cosmic Double Take: Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth

By June 26, both Goldstone and Arecibo had independently confirmed the asteroid " s binary nature, NASA said. 2017 YE5 was first sighted by the Morocco Ouka...


Iceberg nears Greenland village, threatens destructive waves

David Holland, an oceanographer at New York University who researches in Greenland, told NPR the following. The village's residents are mostly hunters and f...


‘Ghost Particle’ Found In Antarctica Has Traveled Billions Of Light-Years Through Universe

They discovered high energy neutrino in deep ancient ice beneath the surface of Antarctica, and then brought their source back into a huge oval galaxy , in w...


Second solar eclipse of the year today

In other words, these events can be viewed safely with the naked eye. Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia will see the best of the spectacle. This eclipse is ...


GAO warning to threaten access to ISS, if commercial crew delays continue

For example, GAO says that the contractors have notified NASA that their certification milestones have slipped to January 2019 for Boeing and February 2019 fo...


First color X-ray inspection on the human body

This allows for high-resolution, high-contrast pictures. "So far researchers have been using a small version of the MARS scanner to study cancer, bone and joi...


Jaguar escapes, kills 6 animals at New Orleans zoo

Officials said around 7:20 a.m., an adult male jaguar escaped its habitat. Unfortunately, the damage had already been done in that short period of time that t...


Irish SWF set to become first to divest from all fossil fuels

The fund, worth around US$10.4 billion, has an exposure of nearly US$400 million (300 million euro) to the fossil fuel industry, which it will have to eliminate...


Seven of 14 rhinos die after move to Kenyan national park

The relocation of endangered animals - known as translocation - involves putting them to sleep for the journey and then reviving them in a process that carries ...


Icelandic whaler defends 'blue whale' kill, says animal was a hybrid

No other nation, not even Japan or Norway, slaughters Fin whales, and there had not been a Blue whale harpooned for the last 50 years until this one. Iceland...


Israeli Venture to Shoot for the Moon in December

In addition to taking photos on the surface of the moon, the spacecraft will measure its magnetic field at the landing site, using a magnetometer installed on i...


Icelandic Whalers Accused of Killing Protected Whale

Gísli Arnór Víkingsson at the Iceland Marine Institute, said: "We heard about this odd whale straight away and an employee reports that it's in many ways simila...


Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

China this year plans to land a probe on the unexplored dark side of the moon, where radio signals from Earth can't be received. The spacecraft's design and ...


Hurricane Chris sending risky surf ashore along East Coast

While Chris is moving away from the USA, some swells are expected to affect portions of the coast from North Carolina to New England. At least four people hav...


Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

The other countries to have done so are Russian Federation, the United States and China . The lunar landing will culminate eight years of intensive collabora...


Eclipse 2018: Why eager stargazers may be DISAPPOINTED by Friday 13 eclipse

However, in a partial eclipse the moon blocks the sun partially. A partial solar eclipse will take place on July 13 in 44 years. Unfortunately the mainlan...


Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is a BIG baseball fan

Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir said that "Baldwin's obstruction on Judge Kavanaugh's appointment is proof that she'd rather stand with her liberal activist...