Space Force is a threat to peace and security, warns China

The announcement was made when President Trump was signing the $738 billion annual military budget of the United States. The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Washington's new military branch sets a risky precedent for the militarization of... More..

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Mike Tomlin Says He Has No Relationship With Le'Veon Bell
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Mike Tomlin Says He Has No Relationship With Le'Veon Bell

Hines Ward spent 14 seasons with the Steelers. Rudolph had a sling on following the game and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said just who starts in Week 17 against the Ravens remained to be decided. "Stay tuned...More..

Australian PM rejects Thunberg's comments on bushfire, climate
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Australian PM rejects Thunberg's comments on bushfire, climate

Potter Steve Harrison, 67, only survived a large fire in southwest Sydney crawling under an improvised furnace as the flames passed. Similar temperatures are expected in the Victorian city of Melbourne . He ...More..

Boeing Starliner has 'something to prove' after space glitch
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Boeing Starliner has 'something to prove' after space glitch

Sunday's landing, which tested the capsule's hard re-entry into the atmosphere and parachute deployment, will provide the mission's most valuable test data after it failed to meet one of its core objectives o...More..

Boeing's Starliner lands after off course in orbit
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Boeing's Starliner lands after off course in orbit

The Starliner is expected to enter Earth's atmosphere early Sunday, travelling from the south, over the Baja peninsula and Texas at 25 times the speed of sound before settling down at the USA army's White Sand...More..

J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ Critics:
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ Critics: "They’re Right"

The Star Wars movie was the last chapter in the Star Wars trilogy. The movie kicked off its box office journey with $90.2 million in the United States on its opening non-holiday release. Breaking his silenc...More..

San Francisco 49ers eliminate LA Rams from playoffs in thriller
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

San Francisco 49ers eliminate LA Rams from playoffs in thriller

Garoppolo finished 16 for 27 for 248 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. McVay's Rams were up 14-3 in the first quarter and led 28-24 in the fourth quarter. Beathard, whose younger brother Clayt...More..

Australia heatwave: Forecasters warn of even hotter temperatures
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Australia heatwave: Forecasters warn of even hotter temperatures

Wednesday's average of 41.9C across the country was one degree hotter than the previous record set on Tuesday . Cooler conditions are forecast from tomorrow. According to Bom, Australia has warmed overall ...More..

Daniel Jones progressing from ankle injury, could play against Redskins
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Daniel Jones progressing from ankle injury, could play against Redskins

Daniel Jones still could trip and roll his ankle. Manning, reverting to a back-up role, will be an unrestricted free agent in 2020 if he decides to carry on playing. Pat Shurmur said Wednesday that Jones wo...More..

NASA's piloted X-59 quiet supersonic research aircraft cleared for final assembly
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

NASA's piloted X-59 quiet supersonic research aircraft cleared for final assembly

Supersonic air travel is something NASA has been working to flawless for some time. Normally, supersonic planes create a loud boom when they reach the speed of sound and have as a result been banned from flying...More..

Treasure Map for the Water Ice on Mars by NASA
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Treasure Map for the Water Ice on Mars by NASA

According to Rich Rieber , the project's lead mobility systems engineer, the rover has earned its driver's license . "The test unambiguously proved that the rover can operate under its own weight and demo...More..

Google welcomes the winter solstice with new Doodle
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Google welcomes the winter solstice with new Doodle

Luckily, this year's winter solstice won't be quite as dark as usual. So, it's not our distance from the sun; it's because we're leaning away from - or toward - the sun that causes the seasons to be differe...More..

Boeing astronaut capsule faces key test on trip to space station
by | Thursday, December 19, 2019

Boeing astronaut capsule faces key test on trip to space station

Starliner stays on track to launch toward the International House Station ( ISS ) December 20 on its first test flight, an uncrewed mission named Orbital Flight Test (OFT ). This is quite a crucial mileston...More..

Boeing's Starliner poised to fly historic mission
by | Thursday, December 19, 2019

Boeing's Starliner poised to fly historic mission

The launch is scheduled for Friday morning, December 20th at 6:36 AM EST (3:36 AM PST). Boeing is one of two commercial companies ( SpaceX is the other) with multi-billion-dollar contracts to fly astronauts ...More..

NFLPA warns players against signing with Jaguars after winning grievance
by | Thursday, December 19, 2019

NFLPA warns players against signing with Jaguars after winning grievance

When players failed to attend these "mandatory' offseason rehab sessions in Jacksonville, they were disciplined by the club". A statement from the NFLPA reveals the Jaguars have gone against that part of the ...More..

Ancient
by | Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Ancient "Chewing Gum" Yields Insights into People and Bacteria of Past

Almost 5,700 years ago, a woman followed up a meal of hazelnuts and duck with an after-dinner trick many of us still use today: she chewed a piece of gum. And, since remains on the ancient chewing gum contain d...More..

Arianespace launches ESA's CHEOPS satellite to study exoplanets
by | Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Arianespace launches ESA's CHEOPS satellite to study exoplanets

But the Soyuz launcher's automatic sequence was interrupted during final countdown operations only one hour and 25 minutes prior to lift-off. "With this complex mission we will not take any risks". Astronomers ...More..

Yesterday Was Australia's Hottest Ever Day On Record
by | Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Yesterday Was Australia's Hottest Ever Day On Record

The current heat wave and rising winds are increasing the danger this week, according to weather officials. "And this heat will only intensify today". Climate change helps escalate fire risk by drying out veg...More..

Mars Mission Discovery Baffles Experts — NASA Shock
by | Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Mars Mission Discovery Baffles Experts — NASA Shock

NASA has big plans for returning astronauts to the Moon in 2024, a stepping stone on the path to sending humans to Mars. NASA is now working on finding water on the red planet . Heat-sensing equipment on t...More..

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land
by | Monday, December 16, 2019

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

Other fascinating discoveries were also revealed at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union . The project lead, Dr Mathieu Morlighem, said the biggest challenge about the project was the size of t...More..

Longest UN Climate Talks End with No Deal on Carbon Markets
by | Sunday, December 15, 2019

Longest UN Climate Talks End with No Deal on Carbon Markets

Chile's environment minister, Carolina Schmidt, who is chairing the two-week talks in Madrid , urged officials from nearly 200 countries to recognize the "overall balance" of the latest draft agreements hammer...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral
by | Sunday, December 15, 2019

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

EST (1456 GMT) from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad". Protocols should also be put in place to prevent collisions in low-Earth orbit. Employees gathered at company bases on both coasts cheered when t...More..

Cyclone size of Texas discovered on Jupiter by NASA's Juno mission
by | Sunday, December 15, 2019

Cyclone size of Texas discovered on Jupiter by NASA's Juno mission

Six cyclones can be seen at Jupiter's south pole in this infrared image taken on February 2, 2017, during the 3rd science pass of NASA's Juno spacecraft . "Data from Juno's Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper [J...More..

First all-female spacewalk underway
by | Sunday, December 15, 2019

First all-female spacewalk underway

The whole spacewalk will take around five to six hours. Koch was wearing the spacesuit with the red stripes, while Meir was wearing the suit with no stripes. They made their way to a location called the Port 6...More..

Protesters Rally in Sydney Urging Climate Action from Australia's Government Amid Bushfires
by | Saturday, December 14, 2019

Protesters Rally in Sydney Urging Climate Action from Australia's Government Amid Bushfires

The New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage said that they are concerned about some of the highest air pollution recorded in the state. A few Australian users of the TikTok app even made videos abo...More..

Space tourism rocket blasts off from Texas on test flight
by | Friday, December 13, 2019

Space tourism rocket blasts off from Texas on test flight

On board, a NASA experiment from Kennedy Space Center which aims to turn space-traveler's trash and waste into usable like such as methane, hydrogen and carbon dioxide which can be used for fuel. "This was al...More..

Geminid meteor shower coming into view
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Geminid meteor shower coming into view

The Geminids are royalty when it comes to meteor showers. However, the constellation is not the source of the meteors, and not the only point viewers can look to when searching for them. This composite image sh...More..

NASA publishes map of water ice on Mars
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

NASA publishes map of water ice on Mars

These regions near the poles have been studied by NASA's Phoenix lander, which scraped up ice , and MRO, which has taken many images from space of meteor impacts that have excavated this ice . This is where...More..

by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

The final full moon of the decade peaks this week

It's the 12th full moon of the year , and it officially reaches its peak on Thursday, Dec. 12 (12/12), at precisely 12:12 a.m. Those following the clues could probably have guessed that the full moon of D...More..

Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12
by | Thursday, December 12, 2019

Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12

The January full moon is commonly referred to as the " wolf moon ". "The term Long Night's Moon is a doubly appropriate name because the midwinter night is indeed long, and because the Moon is above the h...More..

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time Magazine Person of the Year
by | Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time Magazine Person of the Year

She has spent the previous year sailing across the world - she doesn't fly, for environmental reasons - to urge legislatures and corporations to act to save the planet. The movement, which became known as " Fri...More..

Black Supermoon Expected in North American Skies, But You Won’t See It
by | Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Black Supermoon Expected in North American Skies, But You Won’t See It

But every 32 months or so, there are two full Moons in a month, with the first being known as a blue Moon . Quite confusingly, Black Moon is also a term for when no New Moon occurs in a calendar month....More..

NASA unveils 'the most powerful rocket ever built'
by | Wednesday, December 11, 2019

NASA unveils 'the most powerful rocket ever built'

The tank maintained its integrity for over five hours before eventually failing. In its logbook of milestones, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA ) has once again added an another milest...More..

From Bad to Worse for Greenland's Ice Sheet
by | Wednesday, December 11, 2019

From Bad to Worse for Greenland's Ice Sheet

That means more people living in coastal areas will be at risk of flooding from sea level-rise. "Small changes in sea-level rise do matter". " IMBIE's reconciled estimate of Greenland ice loss is timely for ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Christmas gifts delivered to the ISS

NASA considers the space station an important bridge to the Artemis program, the effort to return astronauts to the surface of the moon. SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Sp...More..