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Shark Teeth 25 Million Years Old Found By Amateur in Australia

According to reports , an amateur fossil enthusiast named Philip Mullaly recently found teeth that belonged to a Carcharocles angustidens , a shark that lived ...


NASA blasts off historic probe to touch Sun

The unmanned spacecraft aims to get closer than any human-made object in history to the center of our solar system. NASA on Sunday blasted off a $1.5 billion ...


NASA Launches Mission to 'Touch the Sun'

However, as per the latest update, the scheduled launch has been delayed. Parker Solar Probe will make its journey all the way to the Sun's atmosphere, or c...


'Awesome' Perseid meteor shower coming next week to a sky near you

The Perseids radiate from the constellation Perseus in the eastern horizon and is associated with the debris of comet Swift-Tuttle which last passed by Earth in...


Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 to Occur today

A solar eclipse or Surya Grahan is going to occur today when the moon will obstruct the way between the sun and the earth. The world will get to witness a ...


What you need to know about the Perseid meteor shower

He said the meteor activity has been ongoing for more than two weeks and will continue for about another week. With the exception of some isolated patchy fog in...


World at risk of heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' state

He said that the current global temperatures were just over 1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels and rising by 0.17 degree Celsius every decade. "That r...


What you need to know to see this weekend's big meteor shower

NASA explained: "While observing this month, not all of the meteors you'll see belong to the Perseid meteor shower ". But living in the Northwest means that m...


Hurricane Hector threatens Hawaii, John targets Mexico

Hawaii County officials are urging residents to secure loose items and be prepared for changing conditions and a tropical storm warning has been issued by the s...


NASA ready for trip to the sun

The car-sized probe, which will get within 3.9million miles of the sun's surface, is set to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida , on Saturday at 8.33am Brit...


Scientists concerned about endangered orca still pushing body of her calf

The J Pod was seen earlier Thursday, but neither J50 nor J35, the orca carrying her dead calf, were immediately seen. "I certainly think the duration of carry...


Nasa space probe will aim to `touch´ sun

In order to unlock the mysteries of the Sun's atmosphere, Parker Solar Probe will use Venus' gravity during seven flybys over almost seven years to gradually ...


Army May Be Called In To Help Drought-Stricken Farmers

The drought has hit farmers particularly hard, with crop, water, and fodder shortages putting their livelihoods at risk. Many face the prospect of abandoning ...


NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to 'touch sun'

Nasa aims to collect data about the highly magnetised corona. However, it is not easy to reach the Sun. This will be within 6 million kilometres of the sun's ...


NSW declared 100 per cent in drought

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said that nationally, it was the driest July in Australia since 2002. According to the NSW Department of Primary Industri...


Beyond the Weather: Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend

During a solar eclipse, the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow on planet Earth. The Perseid meteor shower is a prolific meteor show...


Much of Saskatchewan under heat advisory

Heat stroke or heat exhaustion is possible for some people. Heat warnings are issued on P.E.I. when "daytime maximum temperatures are expected to reach 27 C o...


LOOK UP! Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend!

It's a good year to watch the Perseids, according to Mel Blake, associate professor for physics and astronomy, and director of the University of North Alabama P...


Irreversible 'hothouse' state causing drought and wildfires, says study

This could all happen in a few decades. The planet at risk of entering an irreversible "hothouse" climate, scientists say. This would make several regions o...


Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend

METEORS come from the small particles, around the size of a grain of sand, left behind by comets (and some asteroids) as they orbit the sun. According to Spa...