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 other scientific instruments, including opti... More..

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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..

Tropical depression lurks off North Carolina coast
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Tropical depression lurks off North Carolina coast

Beryl is a very compact storm with sustained winds of 80 miles per hour gusting to 100 miles per hour at times. As Beryl approaches the Lesser Antilles by late this weekend, it should feel the influence of the ...More..

Hawaii to become first state to ban sunscreens to protect marine ecosystems
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Hawaii to become first state to ban sunscreens to protect marine ecosystems

While environmentalists and most residents of Hawaii applaud approval of the legislation, some merchants have anxious the move may hurt at the cash register as about 70% of all common sunscreens now on the ma...More..

Ontario PC government pauses Liberal laws including ticket resale price caps
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Ontario PC government pauses Liberal laws including ticket resale price caps

In an official statement by the Government of Ontario this morning, Premier Doug Ford announced that he plans to go through with the initial promises that he made during his campaign to "put money back in pe...More..

As US, NK resume talks, experts say speedy denuking unlikely
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

As US, NK resume talks, experts say speedy denuking unlikely

But US intelligence assessments suggested North Korea had deceived Mr Trump , after it was discovered he had been secretly increasing production of enriched uranium, prompting expert Gordan Chang warning the ...More..

Scott Pruitt out; Trump announces resignation of EPA chief
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Scott Pruitt out; Trump announces resignation of EPA chief

President Donald Trump announced Pruitt's resignation on Twitter , noting that EPA Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler will assume the title of acting administrator as of Monday. "Elevating former coal lob...More..

Rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

Poachers killed three rhinos on the reserve in 2016 , Fox told Eyewitness News. Her handler heard a commotion from the lions. "They were armed with high-powered rifles with silencers and an axe for the horns ...More..

Planet’s birth captured on camera for the first time
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Planet’s birth captured on camera for the first time

It's carving out a path through the disk around the star, which is in the Centaurus constellation. However, despite years of searching, astronomers have so-far failed to directly image a planet forming within...More..

Drone in Superman garb crashes into French nuclear plant
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Drone in Superman garb crashes into French nuclear plant

The group said the stunt was to highlight the lack of security around the facility, adding that "at no time was the drone intercepted or even anxious about". "After entering the zone, forbidden for flights, our...More..

NASA’s Dawn probe snaps close-ups of Ceres’ formerly mysterious white spots
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

NASA’s Dawn probe snaps close-ups of Ceres’ formerly mysterious white spots

Previous observations from the spacecraft's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer revealed that these deposits, featured in a pronounced depression, are made up from sodium carbonate . Before arriving at C...More..