NASA Invited Students To Choose The Name For The Mars 2020 Rover

The car-size Mars 2020 is scheduled to touch down inside the 28-mile-wide (45 kilometers) Jezero Crater in February 2021. But you'll have to act relatively fast; voting closes at midnight EST (0500 GMT) on January 28. The panel will consist of ... More..

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Climate change dominates World Economic Forum 2020, World News
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Climate change dominates World Economic Forum 2020, World News

After insisting he was joking, he added at the World Economic Forum in Davos: 'After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us'. Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Naka...More..

Australia PM ‘misled public’ on fires - predecessor
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Australia PM ‘misled public’ on fires - predecessor

Morrison and Mr. Kelly belong. "I can not explain anything about this". "Rather than doing what a leader should do". "Which is just nonsense from a scientific point of view". 'Dad, we're all thinking of y...More..

Ivanka Trump Refused to Echo Her Father’s Criticism of Greta Thunberg
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ivanka Trump Refused to Echo Her Father’s Criticism of Greta Thunberg

Mnuchin, at the World Economic Forum in Davos , questioned Thunberg's ability to comment on fossil fuels. Other netizens sided with the Secretary of the Treasury and opined that the 17-year-old is used by ...More..

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

So, the public's concern about it is understandable. He went on: "The UK has access to some of the best infectious disease and public health experts in the world". The mysterious pneumonia virus that emerged ...More..

Six UW-Platteville students being monitored for possible coronavirus
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Six UW-Platteville students being monitored for possible coronavirus

Hours later, neighbouring Huanggang, a city of some 7 million people, announced a similar lockdown. Here are some basic facts about the virus, its symptoms, prevention, and what to do if you believe you are i...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Marine Biologists Solve Mystery of How 'Walking' Sharks Split | Biology

The research team compared the mitochondrial DNA found in these sharks with five other previously known species and ran a genetic analysis on tissue samples extracted from the walking sharks. Walking sharks a...More..

World's oldest asteroid strike identified in WA
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

World's oldest asteroid strike identified in WA

But its true age was not known. "After the impact, glacial deposits are absent in the rock record for 400 million years". "Yarrabubba, which sits between Sandstone and Meekatharra in central WA, had been re...More..

WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency

The Matildas, Australia's women's soccer team, has been caught up in the emergency after travelling to China to play Olympic qualifiers. A map created by US researchers is tracking in real-time a virus in C...More..

'Dancing dragon' shows feathers grew differently on dinosaurs and birds
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

'Dancing dragon' shows feathers grew differently on dinosaurs and birds

This type of paleontologists gave the name of Wulong bohaiensis , which translates as "the dancing dragon". The dinosaur was about the size of a large raven but double its length. This discovery is extremely...More..

SpaceX Successfully Tests New Escape System In Case Of An Emergency
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

SpaceX Successfully Tests New Escape System In Case Of An Emergency

Before the test, SpaceX astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley performed a full dress rehearsal. However, before that takes place, SpaceX has to demonstrate that its crew Dragon pod has what it takes to keep ...More..

The International Space Station is launching into the LEGO universe
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

The International Space Station is launching into the LEGO universe

Lego is releasing an World Put of living Residing set. It is supposed to hit stores February 1 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of people' presence aboard the space station. The company has announced that i...More..

Trump takes on Thunberg and 'pessimism' at Davos
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Trump takes on Thunberg and 'pessimism' at Davos

Although the world, through the Paris climate deal, has committed to keeping temperatures well below 2.0C (3.6F) above pre-industrial times and endeavoured to keep the rise to 1.5C, scientists say we are well o...More..

Thunberg tells Davos her climate strike is 'just the beginning'
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Thunberg tells Davos her climate strike is 'just the beginning'

He said: "Honestly, I think that the President's speech was a national embarrassment". Francis also said that the overriding consideration behind good decision-making is "that we are all members of the one ...More..

SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SpaceX completes emergency crew escape manoeuvre

Still, Musk emphasized that this is a goal for considerably further out beyond Crew Dragon's actual start of service life, since it both requires NASA's buy-in and certification, and also requires that Sp...More..

Greta Thunberg: we have eight years to save the earth
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Greta Thunberg: we have eight years to save the earth

President Donald Trump's speech at the World Economic Forum for misrepresenting the economy and for failing to tackle climate issues. Gripping each side of the podium as he read from two teleprompters, Tru...More..

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

In an address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland , Trump said America's economic turnaround has been "nothing short of spectacular". "People are more aware now. climate and environment are a...More..

New Suit Filed Against Jeffrey Epstein By US Virgin Islands
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

New Suit Filed Against Jeffrey Epstein By US Virgin Islands

While the Epstein estate already faced lawsuits from more than a dozen women, some in Palm Beach County.this is the first time that a government entity has filed suit. Epstein's resources enabled him to skirt...More..

SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

The Falcon 9 rocket used on this morning's flight itself is crew-rated. - A SpaceX launch has ended in an abort, dropping its crew capsule into the ocean and leaving its rocket in pieces - exactly to plan. ...More..

Astronaut Completes Spacewalk Without Helmet Camera, Lights
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Astronaut Completes Spacewalk Without Helmet Camera, Lights

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are scheduled to replace batteries on solar arrays on the outside of the International Space Station during the first spacewalk of 2020. Koch is just three weeks...More..

Crew Dragon Launch Escape Test
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Crew Dragon Launch Escape Test

But finding the right weather conditions could be a roadblock this weekend. SpaceX raises the Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket vertically at the 39A launch pad. This mission will hit the last miles...More..

Australia wildfire smoke will circle the Earth with unknown consequences
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

Australia wildfire smoke will circle the Earth with unknown consequences

International Space Station commander and Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano sent a series of tweets showing the environmental effects of the deadly bush fires, which have killed dozens of people in recent weeks...More..

The neighboring star, Next Centauri, could be hosting a second planet
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

The neighboring star, Next Centauri, could be hosting a second planet

Yet how many of them are treasure Earth - and how total Earth-treasure worlds may moreover very successfully be - is aloof up for debate. Measurements indicate Proxima c is orbiting at a distance that is 1....More..

Microsoft Plans to be Carbon Negative by 2030
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

Microsoft Plans to be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft has pledged to remove "all of the carbon" from the environment that it has emitted since the company was founded in 1975. Microsoft plans to achieve its goals by working with its partners, as wel...More..

MA boy creates tiny clay koalas to raise funds for Australian wildlife
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

MA boy creates tiny clay koalas to raise funds for Australian wildlife

The post continued saying that the live koala has been taken into care. "Taylor and I have been finding Koalas together for three years now, all up and down the east coast of Australia". "It's a 6-year-old us...More..

Astronomers discover class of strange objects near our galaxy's enormous black hole
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

Astronomers discover class of strange objects near our galaxy's enormous black hole

G1 and G2 have attracted attention because they appear to interact with the supermassive galactic black hole and possibly improve its accretion activity. Ghez postulated what astronomers were seeing became as s...More..

IRENA urges doubling the share of renewables to achieve energy transition objectives
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

IRENA urges doubling the share of renewables to achieve energy transition objectives

IRENA director-general Francesco La Camera said, "We must urgently address the need for stronger enabling policies and a significant increase in investment over the next ten years". Savings could amount to be...More..

Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

The Met Office says that 2020 is likely to continue this warming trend. Research released by the agencies Wednesday shows how the planet has been getting warmer each decade since the 1960s, and the average ...More..

Scientists Play God By Creating Living Programmable Robots
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

Scientists Play God By Creating Living Programmable Robots

They have been described as "entirely new life-forms" that cannot only heal on their own but also walk and swim, work in groups, and even survive for weeks without food. Sam Kriegman, a doctoral student on the ...More..

Siemens considering quitting Aussie mine project
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Siemens considering quitting Aussie mine project

The Carmicheal coal mine is a thermal coal mine in the north of the Galilee Basin in Queensland Australia. Siemens was awarded a contract a year ago to provide the technology for a railway network to transpor...More..

Starlink breaks a record-flight of launching 60 satellites
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Starlink breaks a record-flight of launching 60 satellites

The test will separate the capsule carrying the astronauts from the rocket in case of an emergency. An already employed SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will ship 60 Starlink satellites on the Starlink-2 operation af...More..

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says

Overall, the 57 papers reviewed clearly show human-induced warming has already led to a global increase in the frequency and severity of fire weather, increasing the risks of wildfire. "Overall, our review find...More..

Scott Morrison calls for bushfire royal commission amid devastation
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Scott Morrison calls for bushfire royal commission amid devastation

Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed the US move to scale back its travel warning and said Australia was "very much open for business", amid concerns the fires would damage the tourism industry and the broa...More..

The oceans reached the highest temperature recorded in 2019
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The oceans reached the highest temperature recorded in 2019

Assessing the data with new methods of analysis were combined with heat trends stretching back 70 years, allowing the scientists to learn the last five years have been the warmest on record . These marine hea...More..

James Murdoch blasts News Corp's 'ongoing climate change denial'
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

James Murdoch blasts News Corp's 'ongoing climate change denial'

Mr Murdoch and his wife Kathryn , an NGO worker, issued a joint statement which accused Rupert Murdoch's news outlets of "ongoing denial" over the severity and extent of climate change. The company also runs...More..