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Mars orbiters studying global dust storm

These new ideas from Mars by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show that the whole planet is now surrounded by dust storms beginning in late May. Thermal Emission...


NASA readies probe into Sun's atmosphere

The specially designed mission will answer questions that scientists have not been able to answer before. Now, what will keep the $1.5 billion worth project f...


Blood moon: Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming this week

This week's " blood moon " will be the longest lunar eclipse of the century. During a total lunar eclipse , the moon passes through the Earth's shadow. This ...


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch lights up Florida sky

The only other previous Block 5 flight, which occurred this past May , also involved a brand-new rocket. Telesat's next satellite, the Telstar-18/Apstar-5C...


Lunar eclipse 2018: All you need to know | Weather

The blue component of sunlight is scattered all over, which is why the sky looks blue to us, but the red light is refracted, which directs it behind the Earth a...


Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

In fact, it won't be visible anywhere in North America. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly behind the earth and into its shadow. and 10:30...


Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto

A nine-year-old girl is among those in critical condition following the 10 p.m. eastern time shooting in a busy downtown neighbourhood. Local media is repor...


How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

Additionally, near the eclipsed " blood moon " on Friday will be the "red planet" Mars shining at its brightest in 15 years. The Blood Moon will undergo a num...


SpaceX launches Canada's giant Telstar 19

The satellite will be owned and operated by Canadian satellite communications company Telesat . But first, the California-based launch company is due to execut...


Join Sir David in the Big Butterfly Count

Backing the unique count, the 92-year-old naturalist said watching butterflies in his garden takes his mind off "the woes of Brexit", referring to the ranging c...


Cities suing Big Oil over climate change stumble over federal law

In his decision Thursday, Judge John F. Keenan of United States District Court for the Southern District of NY echoed the reasoning of Federal Judge William ...


'1st man on moon' Neil Armstrong's memorabilia to be auctioned

The Armstrongs turned to Sarasota, Florida-based Collectibles Authentication Guaranty for help with preserving and authenticating the artifacts and memorabilia ...


Trump administration introduces proposal to roll back Endangered Species Act protections

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield rec...


Jackpot of diamonds found hidden in rocks 100 miles down

An global team of researchers approximates that about one to two percent of the Earth's Cratonic roots are composed of diamonds. Other universities involved i...


New Armored Dinosaur Species Discovered In Utah Named 'Thorny Head'

The discovery is reported in the journal PeerJ . The team found the fossils of A. johnsoni in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern U...


Latest Images Of Neptune Show Incredible Detail

New pictures released by the European Southern Observatory utilizing the adaptive optics process have rendered a photograph of distant planet Neptune in great...


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Blue Origin representatives have also not responded to any queries about its programs and pricing scheme. Both the booster and capsule that sits atop the rock...


Meghalayan: Collapse of Ancient Agricultural Civilizations Defines Holocene's Youngest Stage | Geology, Geoscience

The three ages comprise the Holocene epoch , which represents the time since the end of the last Ice Age. The collapse of the earliest civilizations about 4,...


Ten new moons found orbiting around Jupiter

This tells us something about the timing of the formation of these moon families, which, in turn, tells us something new about the formation of the Solar System...


First fossilized snake embryo ever discovered rewrites history of ancient snakes

The amber was found by workers in Myanmar quarries near the Chinese border. "There is a great deal of new information preserved in this new fossilised baby sn...