Japan resumes commercial whale hunting after 31 years

The whaling "will be conducted within Japan's territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone", Hideki Moronuki of the Japanese fishing ministry said earlier. Fisheries Minister Takamori Yoshikawa said in a ceremony to mark the restart of commercial w... More..

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Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling After 31 Years
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling After 31 Years

Japan stopped hunting Bryde's in 1987, but re-authorised yearly catches in worldwide waters of 50 individuals starting in 2000, again for supposedly "scientific" research . "The resumption of commercial whalin...More..

Serena Williams reveals why she WON'T be giving Meghan Markle parenting advice
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Serena Williams reveals why she WON'T be giving Meghan Markle parenting advice

The tennis superstar, 37, revealed that she's holding off on giving the Duchess of Sussex parenting tips until she finds her groove following the birth of son Archie Harrison on May 6. Baby Archie , the fir...More..

South Pacific, Parts Of South America Set To Witness Total Solar Eclipse
by | Wednesday, July 03, 2019

South Pacific, Parts Of South America Set To Witness Total Solar Eclipse

A one-hour program with live commentary in English, from 4 to 5 p.m. In case you're wondering whether India would also be able to view or witness the Total Solar Eclipse , the answer is no. A total or comp...More..

Nasa launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Nasa launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

If it passes this test - which does not include any crew - then the next time the LAS will fly will be during Artemis-2, the mission that will fly humans into space on Orion for the first time. For Tuesday's ...More..

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details

Children test out special binoculars to view tomorrow's total solar eclipse in La Higuera, Chile. It will be the first total solar eclipse since August 2017, when the moon passed between the earth and the s...More..

A total solar eclipse is passing over South America: What to know
by | Tuesday, July 02, 2019

A total solar eclipse is passing over South America: What to know

We've rounded up the details below, including start times ( all times listed are in EDT ). You can likely find solar eclipse glasses at your local tienda if you're in the area, but NASA recommends checkin...More..

Forget Mars, NASA considering sending a helicopter to one of Saturn's moons
by | Sunday, June 30, 2019

Forget Mars, NASA considering sending a helicopter to one of Saturn's moons

The eight-rotor drone will be launched to the Saturnian moon in 2026 and touch base in 2034. It will take advantage of Titan's thick atmosphere to fly to different sites of interest. During its 2.7-year m...More..

Europe sizzles as temperatures expected to hit all-time record high today
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

Europe sizzles as temperatures expected to hit all-time record high today

Much of Europe is experiencing extreme heat. Regional interior minister Miquel Buch told Catalan radio: "The difficulties are such that we can't talk about a fire that is under control or in the extinction p...More..

NASA Aims to Send a Drone to Saturn’s Moon Titan
by | Friday, June 28, 2019

NASA Aims to Send a Drone to Saturn’s Moon Titan

Because Titan's atmosphere is four times denser than on Earth, this will be the first time a NASA vehicle is able to fly its full science payload to different destinations of the celestial body. "It's remarkabl...More..

Nasa's Mars rover detects methane spike, hinting at life
by | Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Nasa's Mars rover detects methane spike, hinting at life

The NASA statement said scientists need time to analyze data and conduct more observations as well as to collaborate with other science teams. The specialists of the National Directorate of the United Sta...More..

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy To Send Cremated Remains Of 152 Individuals To Space

All three stage of the rocket successfully returned to Earth. This Monday's Falcon Heavy launch, dubbed Mission STP-2, will broadcast live on SpaceX's Youtube channel. The explosive jolts will become an int...More..

Watch Falcon Heavy rocket take off
by | Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Watch Falcon Heavy rocket take off

The Falcon rocket scheduled to launch later this evening has a payload military and scientific research satellites. From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news...More..

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems
by | Sunday, June 23, 2019

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems

But in April 2018 "JPL discovered an account belonging to an external user had been compromised and used to steal approximately 500 megabytes of data from one of its major mission systems". This lack of segment...More..

Trump administration energy rule pleases Ohio Republicans, upsets Democrats and environmental groups
by | Saturday, June 22, 2019

Trump administration energy rule pleases Ohio Republicans, upsets Democrats and environmental groups

That stands in contrast to its predecessor, the Clean Power Plan , which was never fully-implemented. ACE will now face a similar situation. Washington Gov. But Lynch said the law "sets no such restriction...More..

Rapture Watchers Itching to See Full STRAWBERRY Moon Dominate Night Skies
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Rapture Watchers Itching to See Full STRAWBERRY Moon Dominate Night Skies

However, the moon will look full for about a day or two surrounding the peak, according to the Farmers' Almanac . That is on the grounds that in North America, the name originates from Algonquin clans of Nativ...More..

The Strawberry Moon arrives tonight! Where to watch, meaning behind this name?
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

The Strawberry Moon arrives tonight! Where to watch, meaning behind this name?

The moon will appear full for about three days, from Saturday night through Tuesday morning. The names of full moons are derived from the 1930s Maine Farmer's Almanac, which uses Native American names each fo...More..

SpaceX Completes Launch and Ground Landing on SoCal Coast
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

SpaceX Completes Launch and Ground Landing on SoCal Coast

You can watch it live right here; the broadcast will start about 15 minutes before takeoff. Meterologists warned that there were going to be periods of intense fog during the launch window. If it can't make...More..

NASA camera spots Star Trek logo on Mars
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

NASA camera spots Star Trek logo on Mars

However the U.S. space agency has said dunes, lava and wind are responsible for the curious chevron shape . "Here, the sand formed crescent-shaped dunes called barchan dunes, sculpted by the wind; as the l...More..

Canada wants to ban single-use plastics by 2021
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Canada wants to ban single-use plastics by 2021

As he announced the plan for the plastics ban, Justin Trudeau was asked how is family personally reduces plastic use. He said his government is tackling the problem by transferring the responsibility for recy...More..

Adani's Carmichael coal mine receives final environmental approval
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Adani's Carmichael coal mine receives final environmental approval

The controversial coal mine project, known as the Carmichael mine, has been fiercely debated for almost a decade amid concerns about climate change. "This includes relevant reviews by Australia's pre-eminent sc...More..

Net-zero policy reaction: 'The time for waiting is over'
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Net-zero policy reaction: 'The time for waiting is over'

District heating or heat networks are vital to achieving the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Conservatives have failed to support world leading tidal, solar and wind industries when 99.4% of Un...More..

Jupiter's largest moon easy to view Monday night
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Jupiter's largest moon easy to view Monday night

NASA reports that this glimpse of Jupiter's largest moons happens about once a year. Planets can be spotted because they don't twinkle like stars, they glow. (Or no longer it is nearer to 9 p.m.in Toronto and ...More..

Ottawa passes legislation that bans whale and dolphin captivity in Canada
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Ottawa passes legislation that bans whale and dolphin captivity in Canada

The man who blew the whistle on alleged animal abuses at Marineland hopes the federal government's new legislation aimed at banning whales in captivity is a "precedent-setting" move that spreads globally. "Th...More..

Massive Metal 'Anomaly' Detected 180 Miles Beneath The Surface Of The Moon
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Massive Metal 'Anomaly' Detected 180 Miles Beneath The Surface Of The Moon

The dashed circle shows the standing of the mass anomaly below the basin. At about 2,000 km wide the South Pole-Aitken basin is the largest crater known to scientists, with the newly-discovered mass underne...More..

Nasa’s space tourism coming in 2020: what you need to know
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nasa’s space tourism coming in 2020: what you need to know

If you have over $50 million to spare, and have dreamed of going to the International Space Station , such a fantasy could be turned into reality as soon as 2020. NASA might not be just about research and scie...More..

Canada to ban single-use plastics by 2021, Trudeau announces
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Canada to ban single-use plastics by 2021, Trudeau announces

Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems . 57 million straws a day. Despite movemen...More..

Near-record ‘dead zone’ predicted in Gulf of Mexico
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Near-record ‘dead zone’ predicted in Gulf of Mexico

The moderate Gulf slow zone is ready 5,309 square miles; the chronicle is 8,776 square miles region in 2017. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its forecast for the year's hypox...More..

US President Donald Trump trolled after he claims moon part of Mars
by | Monday, June 10, 2019

US President Donald Trump trolled after he claims moon part of Mars

Bridenstine promised that the next voyage to the moon would be done "differently than we have ever done it before" because "we're going to stay". In a confusing tweet, Trump went on to say that Moon is a part...More..

Jupiter At Opposition In June Will Allow You To See Its Moons
by | Saturday, June 08, 2019

Jupiter At Opposition In June Will Allow You To See Its Moons

But according to NASA , June 10 is the absolute best night to see our solar system's largest planet because it will reach opposition, an annual occurrence when Jupiter , Earth and the Sun are arranged i...More..

Trump says Nasa should stop talking about going back to the Moon
by | Saturday, June 08, 2019

Trump says Nasa should stop talking about going back to the Moon

Trump's tweet on NASA came shortly after a segment on Fox Business in which NASA's chief financial officer Jeff DeWitt discussed NASA's initiatives on the moon and their planned moon expedition in 2024 with ho...More..

9 out of 10 persons breath polluted air
by | Friday, June 07, 2019

9 out of 10 persons breath polluted air

Although one of the most populated countries, they are at the forefront of green/renewable energy, and they now own half the world's electric vehicles and 99 per cent of the world's electric buses. Hang...More..

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020
by | Friday, June 07, 2019

Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

Nasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station ( ISS ) for marketing, business and space tourism, the agency announced on Friday. Although the private astronauts won't wor...More..

Rain in the Forecast Thanks to a Tropical Disturbance
by | Thursday, June 06, 2019

Rain in the Forecast Thanks to a Tropical Disturbance

The disturbance will still slowly move northwest and mainly be a rainmaker for Eastern Mexico. Recent satellite data indicate that circulation of a low pressure system became a little better defined Saturday. J...More..

Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution'
by | Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution'

Biden's team amended the proposal after it was brought to their attention and blamed the instances on " several citations " that had been " inadvertently left out ". The proposal would invest $1.7 trillion over...More..