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NASA's Parker Solar Probe, its journey to the Sun

This means PSP will be able to fly through the star's scorching-hot atmosphere, according to NASA scientists. Christian said. "Some high-energy solar particle...


Subtropical Storm Debby forms in north Atlantic

Debby poses no threat to land, as the storm is located about 1,150 miles west-northwest of the Azores. Meanwhile, Hurricane Hector is also swirling in the Pac...


Perseid meteor shower promises spectacular show

But it moves through the densest debris between August 11 and August 13. According to an article at CBS Denver , you should be able to see 60-70 meteors per ...


Hot, humid weather prompts heat warnings across Canada

A heat warning will remain in effect today across southern Ontario. Overnight minimum temperatures will only fall to near 20°C, providing little relief from t...


Strange ‘rogue planet’ travels through space alone

An unusual new planet has been discovered drifting alone through space, 20 light years away from Earth. At 200 million years old and approximately 20 light-...


Rain showers and storms on the way to West Michigan

This weekend is looking murkier, though, with scattered thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon and evening, and 80s for highs under mixed sky cover conditions. ...


Hurricane Hector regains strength as it plows toward Hawaii

The storm was moving west-northwest at roughly 16 miles per hour. Hurricane Hector has returned to a Category 4 storm and picked-up speed as it moves towards ...


SpaceX's brand new, recyclable Falcon 9 rocket launches again

Equipped with 60 transponders, Satelit Merah Putih will support the existing Telkom 2 and Telkom 3S satellites to provide services for customers in Indonesia an...


NASA Taps Georgia Tech Alumnus for Historic Space Mission

Originally, both companies were contractually bound to meet all of NASA's requirements in 2017. It could be the first time the nation has sent astronauts to s...


There Is an Absolutely Gigantic Rogue Planet Wandering Our Galactic Neighbourhood

The object, which has been named SIMP J01365663+0933473, was first detected in 2016, but was thought to be a brown dwarf . It doesn't appear to orbit a parent ...


Scott Calls For Action On Red Tide Amid Political Clamor

According to United States network CNN, this year's effect of the red tide on marine life has been unprecedented. The harmful algae bloom has also been hurtin...


Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly first commercial spacecraft

Leading up to the a ceremony at the Johnson Space Center here, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said it was a historic moment for the space agency, sayi...


NASA reveals crews for first flights of commercial spaceships

These pioneering flights to the International Space Station aboard commercially built crew capsules will be the first leaving USA soil to put people into orbit ...


First low-frequency fast radio burst to grace our skies detected at last

The FRB detected now is called FRB 180725A and this one is unique because it had a frequency as low as 580 Mhz. The signal, dubbed a "Fast Radio Burst " (F...


Ontario launching constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax plan

Last week, following months of consultations, Ottawa scaled down its carbon pricing plan for heavy industrial emitters with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas p...


NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday

NASA also said SpaceX will launch an uncrewed flight test in November, with Boeing not expected to do that until late in 2018 or in the early part of next...


Carbon price plan could be changed again

Canada is scaling back its planned carbon pricing scheme to curb greenhouse gas emissions after industry executives warned it would hurt their worldwide competi...


Man wanted for harassing bison in Yellowstone arrested at Many Glacier Hotel

Thursday. "We appreciate the collaboration of our fellow rangers in Glacier and Grand Teton national parks on this arrest", Yellowstone National Park Superint...


Earth Overshoot Day comes early this year

Cutting driving by half and replacing one third of auto miles with public transport and the rest by walking and cycling, humanity would move the overshoot date ...


Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

The first Boeing trip to the orbiting outpost includes Josh Cassada , who has never been in space before, and Suni Williams , who is one of the most experienc...