Gravitational "bumper cars" could put Planet Nine hypothesis on ice

Bumper car-like interactions at the edges of our solar system-and not a mysterious ninth planet-may explain the dynamics of unusual bodies called "detached objects", according to a new study. Small objects are enough for explaining weird orbits. "T... More..

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Thailand, businesses vow to reduce plastic waste
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Thailand, businesses vow to reduce plastic waste

The government held an event with a group of private businesses at a Bangkok shopping mall on Tuesday-the UN World Environment Day. Although the animal vomited five plastic bags during the rescue operation,...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Earliest animal footprints found in China

They are often assumed to have appeared and radiated suddenly during the so-called "Cambrian Explosion " about 541 to 510 million years ago, but scientists now tend to consider that their evolutionary ancestry...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Lightning Strikes on Jupiter Differ From Ours in One Way

The $1.1 billion Juno mission has been extended through at least July 2021, NASA officials announced yesterday (June 6). Image credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / JunoCam. But for Jupiter, which orbits the Su...More..

Calgary company can capture Carbon dioxide at a cost of $94 per ton
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Calgary company can capture Carbon dioxide at a cost of $94 per ton

The company believes it can produce virtually-zero-carbon fuel at cost roughly 25 per cent higher than that of traditional gasoline, but will see even greater revenues due to various climate-change policies tha...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Bison gores woman in Yellowstone's 3rd recent animal attack

Officials said that the woman , 59-year-old Kim Hancock of Santa Rosa, California , was in a crowd of people that got within 10 yards of a bison while they were walking along a boardwalk, according to a Nat...More..

What has Nasa found on Mars? Alien life? Watch announcement livestream here
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

What has Nasa found on Mars? Alien life? Watch announcement livestream here

In chemistry, almost all molecules containing both carbon and hydrogen are organic compounds . This does not mean life was discovered on Mars... yet. This work was funded by NASA's Mars Exploration Progr...More..

How to beat plastic pollution on World Environment Day
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

How to beat plastic pollution on World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the United Nations' (UN) most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. "It's what we do with it". These projects are either...More..

These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station

A Russian spacecraft carrying Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA , Sergey Prokopyev of Russian space agency Roscosmos and the ESA's Alexander Gerst, from Germany, lifted off as scheduled from the Russia-leased Ba...More..

Rare dinosaur skeleton sold for more than US$2 million at auction
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Rare dinosaur skeleton sold for more than US$2 million at auction

Aguttes, who later identified the seller only as a British businessman, said that the difficult-to-describe dino would "soon be lent to a museum, it will be studied by scientists, everything is flawless". The...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

World's Oldest Footprints Discovered on Ancient Seafloor

The research by a Chinese team appears in Science Advances journal . The scientists weren't able to locate the body fossils of the animals that made these traces. "At least three living groups of animals hav...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

Organic molecules are the building blocks of life, though they can also be produced by chemical reactions unrelated to life. "Whether it holds a record of ancient life, was food for life, or has existed in th...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

3 astronauts make two-day launch to International Space Station

NASA will launch a new rotation of crew members to the International Space Station Wednesday morning. The manned spacecraft is carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev (the Soyuz MS-09's commander), NASA ...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Earliest animal footprints found in China, says study

Trackways and burrows excavated in situ from the Ediacaran Dengying Formation . This sea-dwelling animal had paired appendages that raised its body above the ocean floor, the footprints left behind by its multi...More..

DRC's Virunga park to remain closed after deadly attacks
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

DRC's Virunga park to remain closed after deadly attacks

On April 9, five rangers and a driver were killed. The Britons and driver were freed two days later. But in a statement on Monday, Emmanuel de Merode, the Belgian aristocrat who is director of the park, said ...More..

Short Interest in Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) Grows By 12.3%
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Short Interest in Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) Grows By 12.3%

If the share price can penetrate the first support level, investor attention may shift to the second level. (NYSE: KMI ). Ameritas Inv Ptnrs owns 43,934 shares. (NYSE: KMI ). 437,135 were reported by Callahan A...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Mystery of ‘Planet Nine’ at the edge of our solar system deepens

After calculating the orbits of the "detached objects" in the Kuiper Belt , Sedna included, the CU Boulder team discovered that these small bumps and jostles in outer space make for a more plausible explan...More..

Direct Coupling Of Higgs Boson To Top Quark Observed
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Direct Coupling Of Higgs Boson To Top Quark Observed

On 4 July 2012, two of the experiments at the CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) and CMS (Compact-Muon-Solenoid), reported independently the discovery of the Higgs boson . I...More..

NASA spots distant, lonely neutron star
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

NASA spots distant, lonely neutron star

In accordance with the observations made with the NASA's Chandra X-Ray telescope, the neutron star is encircled by a circle-shaped blast wave, followed by a wave of gases that is traveling slower. She proba...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Mystery dinosaur skeleton sells for over $2 million at Paris auction

The bones of what scientists believe to be "probably a new species " of the carnivorous allosaurus were discovered during a dig in Wyoming in the United States in 2013. French auction house Aguttes, which had ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

NASA has found something on Mars, we find out tomorrow

So what has Curiosity found? Why all the secrecy? What we do know is that it's bound to be some super-exciting science , with a number of big NASA researchers taking part in the discussion - including people...More..

Small asteroid, first spotted hours earlier, disintegrates over Africa
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Small asteroid, first spotted hours earlier, disintegrates over Africa

At just two metres across, the asteroid was too small to pose a threat to any cities or towns and was expected to safely disintegrate as it entered Earth's atmosphere . He said: "The advantage I had was I sa...More..

Study finds that days on Earth are getting longer - here's why
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Study finds that days on Earth are getting longer - here's why

We know the Moon is 4.5 billion years old - but if we extrapolate back the current rate, the Moon would have been so close to Earth 1.5 billion years ago that it would have been ripped apart by the planet's gra...More..

June 2018 - Recycling plastic, Japan style - News - SHOWCASE
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

June 2018 - Recycling plastic, Japan style - News - SHOWCASE

Therefore, the ILO's constituents - governments and employers' and workers' organizations - have an important role to play. He appealed to town planners to set aside special dump sites for plastic waste to en...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Mars Curiosity Rover Findings to Be Revealed Thursday

The mission was created to establish whether Mars had an environment to support small life forms, so the science community will be anticipated the discussion. What is Mars Curiosity rover mission? Its like...More..

Alia Bhatt Challenges Varun Dhawan and Other Celebs to Beat Plastic Pollution
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Alia Bhatt Challenges Varun Dhawan and Other Celebs to Beat Plastic Pollution

While plastic has many valuable uses, Nigeria has become over-reliant on single-use or disposable plastic - with severe environmental consequences. At a recycling plant outside Tokyo, workers in face masks ...More..

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants

According to a memo obtained by Bloomberg News , administration officials are planning to order grid operators to buy electricity from money-losing coal and nuclear plants. "Orderly power plant retiremen...More..

Whale dies after swallowing 80 plastic bags in southern Thailand
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Whale dies after swallowing 80 plastic bags in southern Thailand

An autopsy found about 8 kilograms of plastic waste in the whale's stomach, including dozens of plastic bags. Jatuporn Buruspat, head of the department, said the whale probably thought the floating plastic ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

'New' dinosaur species fetches €2m at Paris auction

The remains, which are 70 percent intact, were sold to an unidentified French art collector on the assurance that he would lend the skeleton to a museum. Expert Eric Geneste told AFP that it was impossible to...More..

Watching Footage From the International Space Station Is The Best Meditation
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Watching Footage From the International Space Station Is The Best Meditation

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev and his two US colleagues Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold are still working on the ISS. News agency Tass reported that it was to be used in the opening game, although this has ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Small asteroid tracked to atmospheric impact and breakup

An asteroid hit Earth's atmosphere this weekend just hours after NASA spotted it - blazing across the skies above Africa on Saturday night. Astronomers know of thousands of asteroids whizzing around in spac...More..

Whale dies after eating more than 80 plastic bags
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Whale dies after eating more than 80 plastic bags

The pilot whale was found by Thailand's marine authorities struggling to swim in the Na Thap Canal , north of the Malaysian border, on Monday. The whale vomited up five bags during the rescue attempt bef...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Japanese ISS astronaut Norishige Kanai lands in Kazakhstan after 5½-month mission

The astronauts touched down in Kazakhstan. This mission was the first for Tingle and Kanai, and Shkaplerov now has logged 532 days in space on three flights. Scientists in the mission control centre could be ...More..

SpaceX Launches Satellite for SES in Its 11th Mission This Year
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

SpaceX Launches Satellite for SES in Its 11th Mission This Year

SpaceX launched a communications satellite early Monday morning. The initial launch was scheduled for last Friday but was canceled for more testing. This launch will use Falcon 9's first stage from last Septe...More..

Trump readies new plan to aid coal and nuclear power
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump readies new plan to aid coal and nuclear power

In exploiting the 1950 Defense Production Act - an obscure Korean War-era energy procurement statute meant to streamline the war effort against Communism, particularly against China - Trump is looking for new w...More..