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Diamonds Are Not So Rare, If You Look Deep Inside Earth

In the deepest parts of the cratons called the "roots" the pressure and temperature is sufficient for carbon to crystallise into diamonds. At about 120 to 150...


Blue Origin to push New Shepard safety regime with ninth test

New Shepard's reusable booster comes in for a landing. Blue Origin has now tested its powerful escape system at low, mid level and high altitudes, building co...


Georges Lemaître, astronomer who proposed Big Bang Theory

His role as a priest and a scientist rarely intersected. In 1925, he returned to Belgium , where he became a part-time lecturer in the Catholic University of...


Jupiter has an "oddball" moon and we can relate

The worst-case scenario for Valetudo? Now, with a new announcement from a team of astronomers , led by Scott S. Sheppard from the Carnegie Institution...


Heat warning, severe thunderstorm watch issued for the region

Unless you have an airconditioned home, you probably already know that the heat warning for the City of Calgary remains in place by the stifling heat you woke...


White House denies that Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S.

Mainly reading from a prepared statement, Trump said on Tuesday he had complete faith in USA intelligence agencies and accepted their conclusions. On Tuesda...


New telescope offers clearest view of Milky Way's brilliant center

Scientists working new radio telescope called MeerKAT releasing an image described as the "clearest view yet" of the centre of our galaxy , which is 25,000 l...


Adidas Commits to Using Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

The sportswear giant has also said it will cut out virgin plastic in all its stores, offices, warehouses, and distribution plastics - starting this year. "With ...


How to watch Blue Origin launch New Shepard rocket live

It's part of a safety system meant to save lives once space tourists and others climb aboard for suborbital hops. The test flight also carried 12 payloads and...


Scotland chosen as site for first British spaceport

Another £2 million (about $2.65 million) will be invested in horizontal launch sites across the UK. Also part of the group is UK-based rocket-builder Orbex ,...


Daredevil 'oddball' among 12 newly discovered Jupiter moons

This putative planet is now sometimes popularly called Planet X or Planet Nine . University of Hawaii's Dave Tholen and Northern Arizona University's Chad Truj...


Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter

But cosmic serendipity placed the moons in front of their telescope. While the scientists' planet hunt has so far come up dry, the team, using the recently up...


Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

The team's results are not yet available in a peer-reviewed journal, as Sheppard's team is now running supercomputer simulations to try and figure out how often...


Kenya: Black Rhinos Die After Relocation to National Park in Kenya

Eight of the critically endangered animals died after being moved to a national park. There are roughly 5,000 black rhinos left in Africa, 745 of which live in ...


NASA afraid of the beginning of colonization On Mars found growing trees

The probe development and launch would cost the United States space agency about $2.2 billion, making it cheaper than the ongoing Mars Curiosity Rover, for ex...


Va. Tech Freshman Treated for Giant Hogweed Burns

Alex Childress, 17, was working his landscaping job when he encountered the plant . According to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation , gi...


Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Toronto

Large hail can injure people or damage property, Environment Canada said in a statement. "Fast-moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away". Heat wa...


Trio of observatories reveal rare double asteroid

Near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 was discovered on December 21, 2017 by the Morocco Oukaimeden Sky Survey ( MOSS ), but no details were known about the asteroid's...


South Africa’s MeerKAT to help unlock mysteries of…

Described as "remarkable" by Farhad Yusef-Zadeh, a world-class expert on the enigmatic filamentary structures that only appear near Sagittarius A, the image sho...


Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Imploded

A short ceremony was held before Brigadier-General Wayne Monteith, commander of the air force's 45th Space Wing, triggered the explosives. Now the complex's his...