A glowing harvest moon will light up Friday the 13th

The closest full moon to the autumnal equinox - typically known as a "harvest moon" - is slated to rise on or shortly after Friday the 13th, depending on the time zone, in a rare moment on the lunar calendar in the northern hemisphere. Normally, th... More..

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Rolls Out This Thursday
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Rolls Out This Thursday

The Beta will initially only be available to people who have already pre-ordered Modern Warfare , with early access lasting through Friday, September 13. You can find more info on Call of Duty's website he...More..

Chandrayaan-2 ready for Moon landing
by | Friday, September 06, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 ready for Moon landing

The second de-orbiting maneuver for #Chandrayaan spacecraft was performed successfully today (September 04, 2019) beginning at 0342 hrs IST. With this operation the required orbit for the moon lander to com...More..

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, coasting along Florida tonight
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, coasting along Florida tonight

A bag containing 15 bricks of cocaine weighing one kilogram each, washed ashore on Cocoa Beach in Florida on Friday. On Tuesday, Melbourne police at Paradise Beach Park were alerted that something suspiciou...More..

Overwatch Is Coming To Switch
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Overwatch Is Coming To Switch

No 3DS title will be present, Nintendo Switch only. The live event starts at 6:00PM ET and it will run for nearly an hour. Blizzard previously collaborated with Nintendo on one of its other major titles...More..

by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Chinese Yutu-2 Moon Rover Spots ‘Gel-Like’ Substance On The Moon

According to a report by Space.com , the rover's surprise discovery was made during exploration activities on lunar day 8, which began on July 25. The mission consists of not exclusively the Chang'e 4 land...More..

Florida residents taunt Hurricane Dorian with hilarious messages on boarded up windows
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Florida residents taunt Hurricane Dorian with hilarious messages on boarded up windows

Hundreds of thousands of people in Florida, Georgia and SC were ordered to evacuate before the storm rolls up the Eastern Seaboard, bringing the possibility of life-threatening storm-surge flooding even if the ...More..

Dorian crawls toward US coast, weakening to Category 2
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Dorian crawls toward US coast, weakening to Category 2

Julia Aylen wades through waist deep water carrying her pet dog as she is rescued from her flooded home during Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas , Tuesday, Sept. It could potentially hit the East Coast o...More..

Space agency satellite forced to dodge SpaceX ‘mega constellation’ orbiting Earth
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Space agency satellite forced to dodge SpaceX ‘mega constellation’ orbiting Earth

The ESA says that after the avoidance maneuver was completed, the Aeolus satellite was able to make contact as usual and transmit science data. In an emailed statement, a SpaceX spokesperson said it missed ...More..

First de-orbiting manoeuvre successful
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

First de-orbiting manoeuvre successful

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ), the de-orbital operation began at 8.50 a.m.as planned. According to ISRO, the Vikram Lander is now located in an orbit of 119 km x 127 km. Thus,...More..

Donald Trump cancels Poland visit as hurricane heads for Florida
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Donald Trump cancels Poland visit as hurricane heads for Florida

Disclaimer This article is published directly through a syndicated feed and not edited by The Indian Wire staff. Trump was scheduled to leave for Poland on Friday. Mr. DeSantis declared a state of emergency,...More..

'Extremely Dangerous' Dorian Becomes Strongest Hurricane in Modern History for the Bahamas
by | Monday, September 02, 2019

'Extremely Dangerous' Dorian Becomes Strongest Hurricane in Modern History for the Bahamas

Henry McMaster ordered a mandatory evacuation for parts of eight coastal counties. To facilitate the evacuations, McMaster has ordered lane reversals on several major highways including I-26 from Charlesto...More..

Chargers Postpone Contract Talks With Melvin Gordon Until After the Season
by | Monday, September 02, 2019

Chargers Postpone Contract Talks With Melvin Gordon Until After the Season

Gordon desires a contract extension that will compensate him among the top running backs in the league like Todd Gurley , David Johnson and Le'Veon Bell, who earn an average of $13 to $14 million annually. T...More..

Expansive study finds no single
by | Monday, September 02, 2019

Expansive study finds no single "gay gene" behind same-sex attraction

Busch, Abdel Abdellaoui, Shengru Guo, J. Fah Sathirapongsasuti, 23andMe Research Team , Paul Lichtenstein, Sebastian Lundström, Niklas Långström , Adam Auton, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Gary W. "Genetics is le...More..

Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US
by | Sunday, September 01, 2019

Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US

The United Nations sent a flotilla of 17 sailboats, one for each of its sustainable development goals for 2030, to meet her for the last short leg of her journey. Thunberg, who was diagnosed with Asperger syn...More..

ISRO performs 4rd lunar-bound orbit maneuver
by | Sunday, September 01, 2019

ISRO performs 4rd lunar-bound orbit maneuver

The next day, the actual orbit lowering manoeuvre will be done for 6.5 seconds to bring the lander-rover to a 100x35km orbit. The spacecraft has reached into an orbit that is 119 km from the lunar surface at ...More..

Trump administration to relax restrictions on methane, a powerful greenhouse gas
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Trump administration to relax restrictions on methane, a powerful greenhouse gas

The agency is proposing to reverse regulations adopted by the Obama administration that require oil and natural gas companies to install equipment to capture methane gas releases at their wells, pipelines and o...More..

Hurricane Dorian shifts ‘dramatically,’ heightening concerns in the Carolinas
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Hurricane Dorian shifts ‘dramatically,’ heightening concerns in the Carolinas

Still, there's a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, with the storm still days away from the USA coast. Hurricane Dorian has churned towards Florida with increasingly powerful winds and drenching rains, wre...More..

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian threatens Bahamas en route to Florida
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Dorian threatens Bahamas en route to Florida

Dorian's approach comes days after the Trump administration announced that it would divert $271 million in funds from FEMA - including $155 million from the agency's disaster relief fund - to other units i...More..

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires
by | Saturday, August 31, 2019

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires

Thousands of troops and firefighters, along with aircraft, have been deployed since the weekend, and the defence ministry says the fires are under control. It isn't as though Brazil, which contains 60 percent o...More..

Chandrayaan-2 closer to Moon
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 closer to Moon

All craft parameters were normal, Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) said after the maneuver. The space scientists said this is part of the orbit-lowering manoeuvres to ultimately achieve a 100 km X 100 km...More..

Engineers attach NASA Mars Helicopter to Mars 2020 Rover
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Engineers attach NASA Mars Helicopter to Mars 2020 Rover

The 2020 Mars Rover should arrive on the planet in February 2021 and, if all goes to plan, the helicopter will then become the first aircraft to fly on a planet other than Earth. "It is an exciting way to engag...More..

Soyuz rocket carrying Russian robot docks with space station
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Soyuz rocket carrying Russian robot docks with space station

A statement from the Russian space agency Roscosmos said the failure to dock on Saturday Aug. 24, 2019, was because of problems in the docking system, but didn't give details. Robots like Fedor will eventually ...More..

Brazil rejects $20 million of Amazon fire aid from G7
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Brazil rejects $20 million of Amazon fire aid from G7

The blazes in the Amazon have caused a spat between Bolsonaro and French President Emmanuel Macron , who has been vocal about the need for an global response to the fires. Since forest fires swept through ...More..

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that easing a 2016 regulation that specifically targeted methane emissions from oil and gas wells, pipelines and storage would save energy companies up to...More..

SpaceX launches Starhopper 492 feet into air, lands it back on launchpad
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

SpaceX launches Starhopper 492 feet into air, lands it back on launchpad

Tuesday at the SpaceX test site in Boca Chica, near Brownsville, then landed vertically several minutes later on a different pad. Elon Musk tweeted that he was embarrassed by the aborted flight attempt by St...More..

Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa To Flyby Earth On This Day
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa To Flyby Earth On This Day

A enormous asteroid is coming our way and will zoom terrifyingly close to Earth on September 14. On Wednesday, 2019 OU1 is expected to approach the Earth from a distance of roughly 0.00688 astronomica...More..

Chandrayaan-2 Captures Craters On Moon: ISRO Shares Images
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Captures Craters On Moon: ISRO Shares Images

The crater is named after Dr. Arnold Sommerfeld, a pioneering German physicist in the field of atomic and quantum physics. India's second lunar expedition - would shed light on a completely unexplored secti...More..

FIU cancels classes as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

FIU cancels classes as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida

This GOES-16 satellite image taken Wednesday, Aug. 28, 209, at 17:20 UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ), shows Dorian, a Category 1 hurricane , crossing over the US an...More..

Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires

Raoni Metuktire, a Brazilian indigenous chief, traveled to the G7 summit to discuss the Amazon with world leaders, and publicly criticized Bolsonaro . He and his country have the full and complete suppor...More..

Should Pluto be a planet? This NASA admin thinks so
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Should Pluto be a planet? This NASA admin thinks so

The ongoing controversy famously featured in an episode of the wildly popular Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty , where one character is widely mocked and ridiculed for sharing his belief that Pluto ...More..

Plastic particles in drinking water pose no threat
by | Sunday, August 25, 2019

Plastic particles in drinking water pose no threat

The report is WHO's first review to investigate the potential human health risks of microplastics. But it said the findings were based on "limited information" as it called for greater research on the iss...More..

NASA names most distant explored object with term used by Nazis
by | Saturday, August 24, 2019

NASA names most distant explored object with term used by Nazis

ET / 8 p.m CT on PBS. "It's a snowman!" lead scientist Alan Stern informed the world from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, home to Mission Control in Laurel. The images are obviously very...More..

Development Chances Increase, New Disturbance Forms In Atlantic
by | Saturday, August 24, 2019

Development Chances Increase, New Disturbance Forms In Atlantic

Hurricane forecasters continued to eye two tropical systems in the Atlantic on Saturday - both with the potential to become depressions by next week. This storm, still more than 1,000 miles east of the Windward...More..

Docking fails for Russia's first humanoid robot sent into space
by | Saturday, August 24, 2019

Docking fails for Russia's first humanoid robot sent into space

The spacecraft is now 96 meters away from the station and officials plan to attempt docking again on Monday morning, RIA reported, citing Russia's flight control center. Following the launch from the Baikon...More..