NASA to test their quiet supersonic aircraft tech over populated areas

It's a fluid dynamics thing: When an aircraft traveling through the air - the fluid - moves at increasingly fast speeds, the molecules of air at its nose get increasingly compressed. "But we'd like to at least have an estimate of the range of noise l... More..

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Pollution plays significant role in diabetes
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Pollution plays significant role in diabetes

Accordingly, one in seven cases of diabetes is due to air pollution , say researchers in the study's report . The researchers estimated that pollution contributed to a little more than three million new d...More..

Heat warnings in effect for Toronto, GTA this Canada Day weekend
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Heat warnings in effect for Toronto, GTA this Canada Day weekend

The heat wave will finally come to an end on Thursday night but the reprieve from sweltering conditions may be short-lived, according to a senior climatologist with Environment Canada . Environment Canada also...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Century's longest lunar eclipse to be visible from India

For a total lunar eclipse of a long duration to occur, the moon has to pass through the central part of the Earth's shadow. "No special filters are required to protect your eyes like those used for sol...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

"I Urge You to Resign": A Mother Confronts Pruitt at Restaurant

This man is directly and significantly harming my child's - and every child's - health and future with decisions to roll back environmental regulations for the benefit of big corporations, while he uses taxpaye...More..

Schumer rallies opposition to Trump anti-abortion court pick
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Schumer rallies opposition to Trump anti-abortion court pick

They are really incredible people in so many different ways, academically and in every other way. Sanders wouldn't provide the names of the candidates who met with Trump or the two to three candidates expec...More..

See how a planet is born
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

See how a planet is born

The planet was found in a gap in this disk, which means it is close to where it was born and still growing by accumulating material from the disk. The bright point to the right of the image center is planet ...More..

Trump's Supreme Court search begins, youth a key factor
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court search begins, youth a key factor

Thomas Hardiman, a judge of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, was Trump's runner-up to Gorsuch and potentially the front-runner to now succeed Kennedy, who was appointed by former President Ronald Reaga...More..

Scientists capture first ever image of newborn planet
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Scientists capture first ever image of newborn planet

A stunning new image published by the European Southern Observatory in Chile has shed new light on how planets are born. The planet stands out clearly in the image, visible as a bright point to the right of t...More..

Sunday shows preview: Supreme Court fight in the spotlight
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Sunday shows preview: Supreme Court fight in the spotlight

Choosing his successor, which needs Senate approval, gives Trump the chance to mold the dominant ideology on the Supreme Court for years to come. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday he hop...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Astronomers captured the first image of a baby planet

Operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the telescope has one of the most sophisticated planet-hunting instruments in existence, known as SPHERE. This image shows the sky around the faint orange d...More..

Stephen Hawking's memorable quotes: 'We are just an advanced breed of monkeys'
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Stephen Hawking's memorable quotes: 'We are just an advanced breed of monkeys'

Fellow scientists praised Hawking for his contribution to physics. Hawking had to spend his entire adult life paralyzed in a wheelchair . Things get worse from there as the disease destroys more cells and ...More..

5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term

The Commander-in-Tweet revealed that he will be announcing his Supreme Court nominee to replace outgoing Anthony Kennedy on July 9. He had a very clear sense of what he wanted, he spent a lot of time asking q...More..

Heat advisory this weekend through Monday night
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Heat advisory this weekend through Monday night

If the Northeast does not dip below 90 degrees through Friday , some locations, including New York City;, Albany, New York ; Philadelphia; and Washington, D.C., could enter record territory for length of a ...More..

Heat warnings in effect
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Heat warnings in effect

Extreme heat affects everyone says Environment Canada , but the risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Find...More..

SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station

Once the robot helper arrives at the station, it will be put to the test immediately. The robot is created to guide Gerst through various science procedures, and show videos or pictures as needed. The Falcon ...More..

Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

But he said he does want to put conservative people on the Supreme Court and he is proud of his first nominee, Justice Neil Gorsuch . "I like them all", he said. "He's an outstanding talent", Trump said of L...More..

Trump is mulling 2 women Supreme Court nominees
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump is mulling 2 women Supreme Court nominees

Wade , the landmark case establishing the right to abortion access, was "doomed". The business relationship between Justin Kennedy and Trump was previously noted by the Financial Times , which reported ...More..

Isro’s Quest To Find A Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Fuel On The Moon
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Isro’s Quest To Find A Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Fuel On The Moon

On the other hand, the moon theoretically could have enough of the isotope to meet global energy needs for 250 years if harnessed, the Bloomberg report said. India's confidence in the success of this miss...More..

Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court on 9 July
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court on 9 July

Lee's brother , Utah Supreme Court Justice Thomas Lee, was on the original list of 25 potential justices Trump showed to conservatives before the election. Of the members of the current court, Justice Ruth B...More..

Trump Will Announce His Supreme Court Nominee July 9
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump Will Announce His Supreme Court Nominee July 9

Asked by Fox's Maria Bartiromo whether he would ask potential nominees how they might come down on Roe v. Wade , Trump said, "Well, that's a big one". There is new speculation that White House Chief of Staff J...More..

Complex Organic Molecules Discovered on Enceladus For The First Time
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Complex Organic Molecules Discovered on Enceladus For The First Time

Powerful hydrothermal vents combine substances from Enceladus' water-filled, absorbent core with the water from its massive subsurface ocean . Hence, the presence of these complex ingredients, along with liq...More..

Special weather statement issued ahead of heavy rains, heatwave in Toronto
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Special weather statement issued ahead of heavy rains, heatwave in Toronto

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the region, including London, Middlesex County, Elgin County, Oxford County, Chatham-Kent, and Windsor-Essex. It will be a hot and humid Canada's ...More..

Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life

From a distance, Ryugu initially appeared round, then gradually turned into a square before becoming a lovely shape similar to fluorite . A Japanese spacecraft has reached a diamond-shaped asteroid three yea...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

July 28: Catch the century's longest total lunar eclipse

The total lunar eclipse took places on January 31st was lasted for 40 minutes and known as 'Super Blue Blood Moon .' This astronomical phenomenon was a combination of multiple events. The longest possible l...More..

Coldest temperature on Earth recorded in Antarctica
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Coldest temperature on Earth recorded in Antarctica

A negative 100 degrees Celsius is also likely to be the lowest possible temperature that Earth can naturally reach, says a release by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The figure formed the basis for se...More..

Night Sky Webcasts: Slooh's Full Flower Moon Webcast
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Night Sky Webcasts: Slooh's Full Flower Moon Webcast

Historic Algonquin Native American tribes established the name of the Strawberry Full Moon because of the importance of strawberries in their culture, as the leaves and roots were often used for medical tre...More..

Blood Moon 2018 Date
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Blood Moon 2018 Date

As sunlight passes through the atmosphere of Earth, the gaseous layer refracts the rays in a way that the green to violet wavelengths on the observable spectrum disperse more strongly than the red, thereby givi...More..

Saturn to reach opposition next to the Full Strawberry Moon Wednesday night
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Saturn to reach opposition next to the Full Strawberry Moon Wednesday night

It is being said that the Saturn will be marking its presence throughout the night of Opposition . Starting on Tuesday night, Saturn will be opposite the sun in the sky. "Near Saturn, the brightest asteroid,...More..

Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled

The nearby Little Rock River rose rapidly after heavy rain Wednesday and Thursday. Oil has leaked from 14 of the tankers, spilling into floodwaters and eventually in the rain-swollen Little Rock river. of oil. ...More..

Cleanup of oil from derailment in Iowa begins
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Cleanup of oil from derailment in Iowa begins

Cleanup is underway in Iowa, where a train derailment has spilled almost 900,000 litres of crude oil from Alberta into the rain-swollen Rock River. The oil has now been contained, but removing all the oil fro...More..

NASA unveils stunning ‘blue dune’ image seen on Mars
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

NASA unveils stunning ‘blue dune’ image seen on Mars

The American space Agency NASA has posted Instagram photos of blue dunes on Mars. As the atmosphere warms, the winds generated by the temperature contrasts mobilize small dust particles that drift into the st...More..

US Air Force picks SpaceX for 2020 satellite launch
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

US Air Force picks SpaceX for 2020 satellite launch

The satellite will launch in 2020 from the Baikonur space center of a name Kennedy in Florida. SpaceX has made no secret of its desire to compete with ULA to land lucrative military launch contracts. While ...More..

Dust storm on Mars has become
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dust storm on Mars has become "planet-encircling", NASA says

The quantity of dust settling on the rover has more than doubled over the weekend, they note. Precisely as in the video I was talking about in the introduction, "Red Rover" game also employed the data and i...More..

Leeds rush hour bicycle ride for Clean Air Day
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Leeds rush hour bicycle ride for Clean Air Day

Today, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham joined London Mayor Sadiq Khan and other city leaders from across the United Kingdom at a Clean Air Summit. Support for businesses to innovate clean transport techno...More..