Tyrannosaurus Rex Possessed An Immobile Tongue, Similar To Modern-Day Crocodiles

The team led by Li Zhiheng, associate professor at the Key Laboratory of Vertebrate Evolution and Human Origins with the Chinese Academy of Sciences , compared the tongue bones of extinct dinosaurs and modern specimens, including three alligators an... More..

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Scientists just named an ancient sea creature after Barack Obama
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Scientists just named an ancient sea creature after Barack Obama

This disc-shaped creature was between 0.5-2 cm across with raised spiral grooves on its surface. The scientists from the University of California-Riverside, who found this old marine creature, named it after Pr...More..

This toxic plant can cause 3rd-degree-burns and blindness
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

This toxic plant can cause 3rd-degree-burns and blindness

Giant Hogweed plant found in Virgina. Giant Hogweed, part of carrot family, can grown up to 14 feet tall with thick leaves stretching two to five feet across and large clusters of white flowers gracing the to...More..

Mars to make closest approach this summer
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Mars to make closest approach this summer

This year the two planets won't get quite as cozy. While it's going to be approaching for the next few weeks and will provide ample opportunities to stargaze (or technically "planet-gaze"), it's going to be...More..

President Trump orders Pentagon to create a ‘separate but equal’ Space Force
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

President Trump orders Pentagon to create a ‘separate but equal’ Space Force

U.S. Space Command, under the U.S. Air Force branch, has been in control of military space operations. Trump previously floated the idea of adding a " Space Force " branch to the United States military ...More..

Disclosed the mystery of the
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Disclosed the mystery of the "intermittent day" on Venus

The result is a force that changes the gravity wave of Venus. However, a new study suggests that an unusual weather event could cause the length of a day on our planet's closest neighbor to change by a maximum ...More..

Puan, World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australian Zoo
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Puan, World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australian Zoo

The female orangutan was euthanized due to what veterinarians said were age-related complications affecting her quality of life, Perth Zoo said in a statement Tuesday. "Puan was a dignified, elderly lady, she...More..

Trump
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump "Space Force" wants American "dominance" in space

As part of that effort, Trump pledged to launch new moon missions and to eventually send astronauts to Mars. He framed space as a national security issue, saying he does not want " China and Russian Federa...More..

In 25 years, West Antarctica tripled its rate of ice loss
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

In 25 years, West Antarctica tripled its rate of ice loss

Sea level will rise to 5 mm in one year, and it will flood cities on the coasts, causing economic losses of $1 trillion per year. A comprehensive study suggests the Antarctic ice sheet lost roughly three tril...More..

Storm silences Mars rover
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Storm silences Mars rover

Scientists aren't sure what causes huge, planet-scale dust storms like the one now raging. NASA launched the Opportunity Rover fell into a deep sleep due to the lack of power for their batteries. Members...More..

Astronomers observe black hole eating a star for the first time
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Astronomers observe black hole eating a star for the first time

Observations showed that the object dropped in the X-ray and visible spectrums over time while staying active in radio and infrared. "The most likely explanation is that thick interstellar gas and dust near...More..

Inhofe:
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Inhofe: "Something Needs to Happen" to Address Pruitt's Mounting Troubles

Among the speakers was Representative Kent Peterson of Salem, who had a message for Pruitt.... EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is facing fresh skepticism among Republicans, including one of his staunchest su...More..

ALMA Discovers Trio of Infant Planets around Newborn Star
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

ALMA Discovers Trio of Infant Planets around Newborn Star

Without planets , the gas surrounding the young star would move in a predictable motion called Keplerian rotation . The team looked at the motion of carbon monoxide particles in the protostar disk that em...More..

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried at Westminster Abbey
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried at Westminster Abbey

Among the guests who attended Friday were volunteers from the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and a number of disability activists, who paid tribute to Hawking's fortitude, perseveranc...More..

NASA has been preemptively sued to protect Neil Armstrong-gifted moon dust
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

NASA has been preemptively sued to protect Neil Armstrong-gifted moon dust

Cicco says that Armstrong and her father were both members of a secret society of male pilots and were friends, per Fortune . An accompanying note from Armstrong says, "To Laura Ann Murray - Best of Luck - Nei...More..

Antarctic Ice Melt Is Accelerating Rapidly
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antarctic Ice Melt Is Accelerating Rapidly

While the current ice loss measured is literally a drop in the ocean compared to Antartica's catastrophic potential to raise global sea level by as much as 58 metres (190 ft) if the ice sheets were to compl...More..

Antarctica Has Lost 3 Trillion Tonnes of Ice Since '92
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Antarctica Has Lost 3 Trillion Tonnes of Ice Since '92

Between 60 and 90 percent of the world's fresh water is located in Antarctica - the size of Mexico and the United States combined - and if that were to all melt, sea levels would shoot up by nearly 61 metres,...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jacksonville could see 2026 impact from World Cup vote

Nashville was included in the 23 cities involved in the bid , meaning a World Cup game could be played in Music City. Years of meticulous planning and preparation have all led to this moment and now, on the ...More..

NASA’s Opportunity rover halted over Martian dust storm
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

NASA’s Opportunity rover halted over Martian dust storm

Full dust storms though one are not surprising, but are infrequent. Space.com explains the fine line: Opportunity's handlers need to keep its heaters running at a level that will prevent it from freezing with...More..

NASA Publishes SpaceX’s Futuristic Proposal For Kennedy Space Center
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

NASA Publishes SpaceX’s Futuristic Proposal For Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX and NASA are getting serious. Over the course of 2018, the company has planned 30 launches, which in itself is a record for any single country, let alone a single company. By obtaining the space an...More..

Huge Dust Storm on Mars suspends NASA’s Rover operation
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Huge Dust Storm on Mars suspends NASA’s Rover operation

Science operations remain suspended. However, here the storm could actually help - the dust that blocks out the Sun's rays also absorbs heat, which raises the ambient temperature around the rover. And this is a...More..

Democrats want criminal investigation of EPA's Scott Pruitt
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Democrats want criminal investigation of EPA's Scott Pruitt

Marcy Kaptur that she inserted an amendment into a spending bill to limit Pruitt's pen costs. Pruitt has also faced ethics questions over his use of agency employees to book personal travel, attempt to purcha...More..

French minister says farmers' blockade of refineries, depots illegal -RTL radio
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

French minister says farmers' blockade of refineries, depots illegal -RTL radio

The French farmers' blockades at oil refineries to oppose the government approval of Total's use of imported palm oil at a biofuel plant was " illegal ", said Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert. She call...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Right Now, NASA's Opportunity Is Battling a Potentially Deadly Martian Dust Storm

Data has shown that the rover still has enough battery charge to communicate with controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, the agency said. 'The rover has proved hardier than exp...More..

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast

Rainfall of 3 to 6 inches (75 to 150 millimeters), with isolated patches of 10 inches (250 millimeters), was possible into Tuesday afternoon. The Hurricane Center said the storm could generate swells that cau...More..

Fossil reveals early tetrapods lived within the Antarctic Circle
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fossil reveals early tetrapods lived within the Antarctic Circle

When they have studied the fossils, the scientists have concluded that the Umzantsia and Tutusius are said to be four-legged creatures, and the body has resembles the alligators and a tail which resembles f...More..

Earth-sized Planets Discovered in Planetary System
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Earth-sized Planets Discovered in Planetary System

With this discovery, India is now among the league of countries that have discovered planets around stars. Since the planet revolves around host star EPIC 211945201 or K2-236, it will be known as EPIC 211945201...More..

Drone NASA found possible evidence of life on Mars
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Drone NASA found possible evidence of life on Mars

The scientist who is there at the Goddard Space Flight Center has said that they have already spent five years to figure out the signals which are junk and they tried to remove it. She isn't ruling out that p...More..

Quebic City Highway Entrance Blocked After G7 Protesters Set Couches Alight
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Quebic City Highway Entrance Blocked After G7 Protesters Set Couches Alight

The White House said he would leave the two-day summit in Canada four hours earlier than originally planned. Trump fired back, going after Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and accusing Brus...More..

Jupiter Lightning Strikes Are Similar To Earth's, But Different, Juno Data Reveals
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Jupiter Lightning Strikes Are Similar To Earth's, But Different, Juno Data Reveals

It was in the year 2016 that the Juno spacecraft flew closer to the giant Jupiter. NASA researchers just published a new paper in Nature that describes how they used data from the Juno probe to solve ...More..

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals increasing global pollution: Greenpeace
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals increasing global pollution: Greenpeace

Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples, gathered during a recent Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic, has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals, respectively, in the majority...More..

Aletta Intensifies as Hemisphere's First Major Hurricane
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Aletta Intensifies as Hemisphere's First Major Hurricane

Aletta, which became a hurricane on Thursday afternoon, rapidly intensified in less than 24 hours. As of 9 a.m. MT on Friday, the center of Aletta was located about 815 kilometers (505 miles) southwest of Man...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Oldest animal fossil footprint on record discovered in China

The tracks could be from 10 million years before the Cambrian Explosion , a sudden explosion in biodiversity almost half a billion years ago. The fossils , which were found in the Yangtze Gorges area of...More..

NASA launches new crew to the International Space Station
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA launches new crew to the International Space Station

Rather than dismantling the space station, the memo said , the plan was to "expand global and commercial partnerships over the next seven years in order to ensure continued human access to and presence in low ...More..

Hurricanes Slower Moving Now, Dump More Rain, Study Finds
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Hurricanes Slower Moving Now, Dump More Rain, Study Finds

The western North Pacific basin, where the strongest systems are referred to as typhoons and super typhoons, sees the most storms annually and has seen the most slowing, at 20%. But Kossin thinks the slower spe...More..