NASA Broom Challenge 2020: Best Twitter Reactions

DJ Khaled's even done it. Still, tweets were flying around claiming NASA had said yesterday was a special day, too, which is what kicked things off. And yes, you can do it any day of the year! As the challenge took off, the erroneous explana... More..

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Britain and Brussels at loggerheads on financial services
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Britain and Brussels at loggerheads on financial services

But the comments appear to be a direct contradiction to the promises he himself gave to members of the public in 2016 when he said the United Kingdom would still be able to trade freely within Europe even i...More..

New 'grim reaper' dinosaur discovered in Canada
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

New 'grim reaper' dinosaur discovered in Canada

Until a year ago, the specimen lay in a drawer at the Royal Tyrrell Museum . A new species of tyrannosaur dating back nearly 80 million years has been discovered by a farmer and his wife in Canada. There wer...More..

by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Two Russian Satellites Tailing US Spy Satellite: Washington

This is the first time that the US military has publicly revealed a direct threat from another country to a USA satellite. This incident has led the White House, Pentagon, and Congressional backers to belie...More..

Coronavirus death toll soars to 492 worldwide as China expands quarantine zones
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Coronavirus death toll soars to 492 worldwide as China expands quarantine zones

News of the man's death follows Chinese health officials announcing on Tuesday that the number of deaths on the mainland connected to the coronavirus increased by 64 from the day prior, raising the death toll ...More..

Northrop postpones Antares rocket launch in Virginia on Sunday
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Northrop postpones Antares rocket launch in Virginia on Sunday

There's about 75-hundred pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware aboard the spacecraft. There's a 95% chance of good weather for Sunday's launch. A space station delivery from Virginia has been delayed a...More..

President Trump's proposed budget benefits NASA
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

President Trump's proposed budget benefits NASA

With the clock ticking to land on Mars in four years, Congress is being asked to boost NASA's next budget by $3 billion to $25 billion. "The budget continues to support educational activities such as internsh...More..

Chinese scientists have named the intermediate carrier of the coronavirus
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Chinese scientists have named the intermediate carrier of the coronavirus

According to reports, after testing of over 1,000 samples from wild animals, scientists from the university found the genome sequences of viruses in pangolins to be 99 percent identical to those on coronavir...More..

THIS WEEK: The attempts to tamper with the Iowa Caucus
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

THIS WEEK: The attempts to tamper with the Iowa Caucus

Right now, Democrats face a single nagging question: which candidate is most likely to beat Donald Trump? But Paul Burkett, 54, a lawyer from Bow, said he's done with being a "tactical voter" and instead was ...More..

NASA's Solar Orbiter is on its way to observe the Sun's poles
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NASA's Solar Orbiter is on its way to observe the Sun's poles

Solar Orbiter will observe the Sun with high spatial resolution telescopes and capture observations in the environment directly surrounding the spacecraft to create a one-of-a-kind picture of how the Sun ca...More..

Rain deluge in eastern Australia set to extinguish NSW bushfires this week
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Rain deluge in eastern Australia set to extinguish NSW bushfires this week

Sydney alone was anticipated to obtain as a lot as 130 millimetres of rain within the 24 hours to Saturday morning, the largest one-day rainfall since February 5, 2002, information on the bureau's web site con...More..

Software defects could have destroyed Boeing Starliner on test flight
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Software defects could have destroyed Boeing Starliner on test flight

The applications issues of Starliner comes as Boeing grapples with all the fallout from two fatal crashes of its own 737 Max commercial jetliner, arguably the most significant scandal in the business's hist...More..

NASA astronaut returns to Earth after longest-ever female spaceflight
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NASA astronaut returns to Earth after longest-ever female spaceflight

Koch's achievement comes as NASA is celebrating 20 continuous years of being present on the International Space Station , which 240 miles above Earth . That's the variety of consecutive days that she spent ...More..

Don't miss the Super Snow Moon This Weekend
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Don't miss the Super Snow Moon This Weekend

This shot of the bright full moon was captured by CTV's Shangri-La tower camera at around 5:30 p.m. on February 8, 2020. Native Americans have several names for February's full moon , including the Cherokee mo...More..

European Union sets out new criteria on enlargement post-Brexit
by | Friday, February 07, 2020

European Union sets out new criteria on enlargement post-Brexit

The EU's goal remains to expand to the six Balkan countries of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and North Macedonia, new EU enlargement commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said on Wednesday after France v...More..

New petrol, diesel vehicle sales banned from 2035
by | Friday, February 07, 2020

New petrol, diesel vehicle sales banned from 2035

The recently sacked president of a major United Nations climate summit set to be hosted by the UK this year has accused Boris Johnson of a lack of leadership and "apparent dark ops" over her dismissal. 'We ...More..

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread
by | Thursday, February 06, 2020

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

Forty military doctors were being brought in to help with intensive care at the Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital, state TV reported Friday. At least 1,326 cases have been reported in a number of provinces, 729 in Hub...More..

Canada announces first confirmed ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus in Toronto
by | Monday, February 03, 2020

Canada announces first confirmed ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus in Toronto

China would normally be celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday this week, but Wuhan's eery quarantine calm deepened on Sunday as new restrictions banned most road traffic in the metropolis of 11 million. On Sat...More..

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope ends mission of astronomical discovery
by | Sunday, February 02, 2020

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope ends mission of astronomical discovery

Since launching in August 2003, Spitzer has facilitated discoveries that its designers never imagined. "It's quite unbelievable when you lay out everything that Spitzer has done in its lifetime, from detectin...More..

Chinese FM says to bring home stranded Hubei residents from overseas
by | Friday, January 31, 2020

Chinese FM says to bring home stranded Hubei residents from overseas

He said the only planes that already landed were from USA and Japan. "We are working out, right now, a plan to protect Canadians' health here in Canada, and ensure that Canadians can be repatriated from the r...More..

Starlink: SpaceX successfully launches fourth batch of satellites
by | Thursday, January 30, 2020

Starlink: SpaceX successfully launches fourth batch of satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands poised for launch Monday from Cape Canaveral, weather permitting, to launch a fourth batch of 60 Starlink internet relay satellites. Approximately 45 minutes after liftoff, Spa...More..

Sun's surface seen in remarkable new detail
by | Thursday, January 30, 2020

Sun's surface seen in remarkable new detail

The telescope, which is perched on the top of a volcano on the Hawaiian island of Maui, is set to become more powerful over the next few months with the addition of several new instruments that will help map th...More..

Two Defunct Satellites Now Have a 5 Percent Chance of Colliding Tonight
by | Thursday, January 30, 2020

Two Defunct Satellites Now Have a 5 Percent Chance of Colliding Tonight

The company operates three radar stations, two in the US and one in New Zealand, and it can track objects as small as 10 centimetres in diameter. Data spacecraft located at an altitude of about 900 kilometers...More..

Greta Thunberg brushes off Mnuchin barb she should study economics
by | Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Greta Thunberg brushes off Mnuchin barb she should study economics

She spoke to reporters along with four other young climate activists , before they set off through the streets of Davos for the latest weekly "Fridays for Future" campaign that she launched. "Before we cam...More..

Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with nearly 2000 cases
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with nearly 2000 cases

India on Sunday said it is examining "all options" in consultations with the Chinese government to address the concerns of over 250 stranded Indians, including students, in Wuhan , the epicentre of the fast sp...More..

NASA Invited Students To Choose The Name For The Mars 2020 Rover
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

NASA Invited Students To Choose The Name For The Mars 2020 Rover

The car-size Mars 2020 is scheduled to touch down inside the 28-mile-wide (45 kilometers) Jezero Crater in February 2021. But you'll have to act relatively fast; voting closes at midnight EST (0500 GMT) o...More..

Climate change dominates World Economic Forum 2020, World News
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Climate change dominates World Economic Forum 2020, World News

After insisting he was joking, he added at the World Economic Forum in Davos: 'After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us'. Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Naka...More..

Australia PM ‘misled public’ on fires - predecessor
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Australia PM ‘misled public’ on fires - predecessor

Morrison and Mr. Kelly belong. "I can not explain anything about this". "Rather than doing what a leader should do". "Which is just nonsense from a scientific point of view". 'Dad, we're all thinking of y...More..

Ivanka Trump Refused to Echo Her Father’s Criticism of Greta Thunberg
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ivanka Trump Refused to Echo Her Father’s Criticism of Greta Thunberg

Mnuchin, at the World Economic Forum in Davos , questioned Thunberg's ability to comment on fossil fuels. Other netizens sided with the Secretary of the Treasury and opined that the 17-year-old is used by ...More..

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

So, the public's concern about it is understandable. He went on: "The UK has access to some of the best infectious disease and public health experts in the world". The mysterious pneumonia virus that emerged ...More..

Six UW-Platteville students being monitored for possible coronavirus
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Six UW-Platteville students being monitored for possible coronavirus

Hours later, neighbouring Huanggang, a city of some 7 million people, announced a similar lockdown. Here are some basic facts about the virus, its symptoms, prevention, and what to do if you believe you are i...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Marine Biologists Solve Mystery of How 'Walking' Sharks Split | Biology

The research team compared the mitochondrial DNA found in these sharks with five other previously known species and ran a genetic analysis on tissue samples extracted from the walking sharks. Walking sharks a...More..

World's oldest asteroid strike identified in WA
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

World's oldest asteroid strike identified in WA

But its true age was not known. "After the impact, glacial deposits are absent in the rock record for 400 million years". "Yarrabubba, which sits between Sandstone and Meekatharra in central WA, had been re...More..

WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency

The Matildas, Australia's women's soccer team, has been caught up in the emergency after travelling to China to play Olympic qualifiers. A map created by US researchers is tracking in real-time a virus in C...More..

'Dancing dragon' shows feathers grew differently on dinosaurs and birds
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

'Dancing dragon' shows feathers grew differently on dinosaurs and birds

This type of paleontologists gave the name of Wulong bohaiensis , which translates as "the dancing dragon". The dinosaur was about the size of a large raven but double its length. This discovery is extremely...More..