Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

Such a collision would quickly break apart and grind the object down to dust, Sheppard said . Our solar system's oldest and biggest planet, Jupiter, has many moons. Because it is inclined, every so often it crosses the moons that are in retrograd... More..

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Adidas goes green; to use only recycled plastic by 2024
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Adidas goes green; to use only recycled plastic by 2024

Adidas said its goal for next year is to make 11 million pairs of recycled shoes, which is 3 percent of its annual production. The company has trimmed down its use of plastics over the years, removing the ma...More..

Lockheed Martin wins $31M from UK Space Agency for spaceport in Scotland
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $31M from UK Space Agency for spaceport in Scotland

Lockheed Martin was awarded $31 million for two United Kingdom projects: Establishing vertical launch operations in Sutherland and a development program slated for Reading to deploy a new "delivery vehicle" to...More..

Astronomers Just Announced The Discovery of 12 New Moons Around Jupiter
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Astronomers Just Announced The Discovery of 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

With 67 other known moons flying around Jupiter , there's already a good amount of traffic around the gas planet, as shown in the illustration above. The tiny moon is likely to be named Valetudo after the Roma...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

Scientists were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system previous year when they pointed their telescopes close to Jupiter's backyard, according to Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institute for S...More..

Summer heat wave settles in over parts of southern British Columbia
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Summer heat wave settles in over parts of southern British Columbia

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rai...More..

Demolition of twin towers at Cape Canaveral's historic Launch Complex 17
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Demolition of twin towers at Cape Canaveral's historic Launch Complex 17

It was the starting point for many historic robotic missions like the pioneer probes that explored the outer solar system and the twin Martian rovers Spirit and Opportunity. The almost 60-metre-tall towers came...More..

High-energy
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

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

According to research published Thursday in the journal Science , IceCube sent out alerts to more than a dozen observatories around the globe, directing their attention to the region in the sky where the ...More..

Solar eclipse scheduled on Friday the 13th, won't be visible in India
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Solar eclipse scheduled on Friday the 13th, won't be visible in India

Understanding more about how the Sun works, and how solar flares emerge, can help protect astronauts in space as well as electrical grids on Earth. In Vietnam, people believe that a solar eclipse is caused ...More..

IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator | Research Horizons
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator | Research Horizons

This blazar is in the constellation Orion , is about 4 billion light-years from Earth , and was first singled out by IceCube on September 22, 2017. Bolstering the observations are measurements from othe...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Total lunar eclipse will turn the moon blood red later this month

Unlike solar eclipse , in which there is a short period of time , the lunar eclipse peak may be quite long. For which this eclipse will hardly be visible to people all over the world. Total eclipses, however ...More..

Israel To Land First Spacecraft On Moon In 2019
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Israel To Land First Spacecraft On Moon In 2019

SpaceIL's spacecraft will be launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. As soon as the probe lands on the moon in February, it will plant the Israeli flag and start to take photos...More..

Hello beer in corner stores; bye discovery math: Throne speech
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Hello beer in corner stores; bye discovery math: Throne speech

OECTA, an organization representing almost 50,000 teachers in Ontario's Catholic school system, was among "thousands" of experts and stakeholder groups who were consulted and helped develop the the sex-ed curri...More..

Hurricane Chris is rapidly strengthening, storm east of Cape Hatteras
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Hurricane Chris is rapidly strengthening, storm east of Cape Hatteras

The storm, once the second hurricane of 2018 in the Atlantic, weakened to a tropical storm on Thursday morning with 70 miles per hour winds. The reports are available in English at: National Hurricane Cent...More..

Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moon
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moon

SpaceIL was founded in 2011 by a group of engineers with a budget of about $90 million and they had to sacrifice size and operational capabilities for more efficient travel. Unlike bigger spacecraft that took ...More..

Mitch McConnell mocks article about Brett Kavanaugh’s finances on Senate floor
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Mitch McConnell mocks article about Brett Kavanaugh’s finances on Senate floor

The financial disclosure forms do not required that Kavanaugh disclose the source or nature of his payments, but as a federal appellate judge, Kavanaugh earns about $220,000 a year, and he made $27,000 teachi...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Russian spacecraft sets record for speedy trip to space station

To pull it off, NASA and the Russian space agency used launch windows that allowed the ship to couple with the station in hours, compared to several days the SpaceX's Dragon capsule needs to accomplish ...More..

Newly-discovered fossils suggest giant dinosaurs evolved earlier
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Newly-discovered fossils suggest giant dinosaurs evolved earlier

Ten-dinosaur weighing about ten tons was named Ingentia prima - "first giant". Ingentia, known from two partial skeletons, was discovered in Argentina's San Juan Province. Sauropods - the largest land anim...More..

Opposition Targets Kavanaugh For Frat Name Brett
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Opposition Targets Kavanaugh For Frat Name Brett

It is noteworthy that the nominee once served as a law clerk to Kennedy, who was a swing vote on the nine-member court on key issues, including abortion and gay rights. Trump could run into the same proble...More..

Shocking video of glacier fracturing shows true extent of climate change
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Shocking video of glacier fracturing shows true extent of climate change

David Holland , a professor at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematics and NYU Abu Dhabi , who led the research team said: "Global sea-level rise is both undeniable and consequential". Science Minister, Sam G...More..

Murkowski, Collins: Trump could have done worse than Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Murkowski, Collins: Trump could have done worse than Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh's financial disclosures also showed he had two assets worth up to $65,000 in 2017 , far less than current members of the Supreme Court. The same poll finds that 56 percent of IN voters want their...More..

Israel wants to send landing craft to the Moon by year’s end
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Israel wants to send landing craft to the Moon by year’s end

The team says it will be the smallest spacecraft to land on the moon. "When the rocket goes into orbit", Kahn said , "I think we will all remember where we were when Israel landed on the moon". The project c...More..

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?

Plus, Flake's predecessor in the Senate, Jon Kyl, will be guiding Kavanaugh through the confirmation process. The three are running for re-election in states where Trump polls highly. But: Donnelly has also...More..

Woman bitten by shark while posing for Instagram photo
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Woman bitten by shark while posing for Instagram photo

But not many can say they've actually been bit by a shark in the process. Katarina Zarutskie was vacationing on Staniel Cay , one of the islands in the tropical region, and made a decision to go swimming w...More..

NASA Kepler spacecraft very low on fuel, put into hibernation mode
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

NASA Kepler spacecraft very low on fuel, put into hibernation mode

This will be possible only after a few weeks, so the last remnants of fuel are saved for the last stage of operation of the probe. Kepler has been on its 18th observation campaign since May 12 collecting da...More..

Airbus to design Mars rover that will collect, return soil samples
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Airbus to design Mars rover that will collect, return soil samples

Fetch will then return to its lander, which has a cylinder attached to it that contains a Mars Ascent Vehicle. These two elements will be critical parts of a mission to return samples of the planet Mars to Eart...More..

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws in all stores by 2020
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws in all stores by 2020

Starbucks customers use more than one billion straws per year. The new lid is already being used for some beverages, such as cold brew with cold foam or nitro, but will be implemented universally beginning ...More..

This Is Hurricane Chris' Path and Forecast
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

This Is Hurricane Chris' Path and Forecast

Toward the weekend, it may hit Newfoundland as a tropical storm. It added that an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the tropical wave on Wednesday, if needed. By late week, C...More..

Democrats seek probe of EPA's Pruitt meeting records
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Democrats seek probe of EPA's Pruitt meeting records

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the departure of his environment chief who faced ever-growing scandals over his spending and conduct in office. Former senior EPA water official Elizabeth Sou...More..

Starbucks phasing out plastic straws by 2020
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks phasing out plastic straws by 2020

The company will broaden the manufacture and use of what some in social media have dubbed the " adult sippy cup ". The company also says that "alternative-material straws - including paper or compostable pl...More..

Tropical Storm Chris to bring showers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris to bring showers

Tropical Storm Chris could become a hurricane today. YABUCOA, Puerto Rico - The remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl rushed over Dominica but then dissipated, lessening the threat to Puerto Rico and the Virgi...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical storm watch discontinued

As of 5 p.m. Sunday, Chris remained stationary and was not expected to move in the next few days. It is now a minimal tropical storm , with peak winds of 40 miles per hour. Elsewhere in the tropical Atlantic, ...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Rhino poachers killed by lions at a South African game reserve

A trained guard on the reserve, who was equipped with a dog that is specially trained to detect poachers, was alerted to commotion coming from the lions about 4:30 in the morning on Monday. A May 2018 "60 Min...More..

American border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels: spokesman
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

American border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels: spokesman

Cook said he's never before seen border patrol agents in the area, where the U.S. Coast Guard typically patrols. The incidents were thought to have occurred in the Gulf of ME on June 24 and 25 in the dispute...More..

Formed in the Atlantic tropical storm
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Formed in the Atlantic tropical storm "beryl"

A hurricane watch is in effect for Dominica and a tropical storm watch is in effect for Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Martin and St. Barthelemy. A fast westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through th...More..