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SA to witness longest lunar eclipse of the century this week

This eclipse is represented as phase one of the partial eclipse, since a second partial eclipse will be witnessed after the total lunar eclipse ends. If you'r...


Japanese start-up plan to shoot for the stars

So their speed generates enough energy that sets them on fire. A Japanese startup is developing an "on-demand planet", saying it will be preparing to launch...


How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

The best views will be in Africa and Asia, but folks in Europe, South America and Australia will still get partial views. The lunar eclipse totality (when the...


Mass shooting in Toronto, many said to be injured

Police Chief Mark Saunders say the 29-year-old suspected gunman is dead, but now it is unclear if he killed himself or if he died of injuries after police sho...


Century's longest total lunar eclipse to grace night sky on July 27

In fact, it won't be visible anywhere in North America. "Total lunar eclipses are much rarer from one particular location". A lunar eclipse only occurs ...


Baltimore lawsuit blames oil and gas companies for climate change

Baltimore, with 60 miles of waterfront and a major port, will make its argument while seeking unspecified damages but in Baltimore Circuit Court, not a federal ...


The longest lunar eclipse of the century will occur this week

The lunar eclipse will also be visible in India, and this will be a "Blood Moon" as well, where the Earth's satellite takes on a reddish tinge. The best views...


Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend

During a total lunar eclipse, the moon passes through the Earth's shadow. Swathes of eastern Africa, the Middle East, and central Asia are in the ideal spot f...


UH astronomers help find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter

A research team led by astronomer Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington has identified 12 small Jovian moons , including the...


Scientists have found a star that "eat" the planet

According to Hans Moritz Guenther from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the main lead of the study, if the collected data was interpreted correctly...


ISRO: MOM unaffected by Mars dust storm

The dust storm has wreaked havoc on Mars, with NASA holding a press conference last week to give an update on how it is affecting its operations on Mars. NA...


Judge Dismisses New York City's Suit Against Oil Companies

In his decision Thursday, Judge John F. Keenan of United States District Court for the Southern District of NY echoed the reasoning of Federal Judge Willia...


SpaceX launches record-setting satellite with a block 5 Falcon 9

EDT. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket executed a textbook launch to put the heavy-duty Telstar 19 Vantage telecommunications satellite into orbit tonight and bring ...


'1st man on moon' Neil Armstrong's memorabilia to be auctioned

Neil Armstrong's private collection of space memorabilia, including items he flew to the moon on the Apollo 11, will be available for purchase in a series of ...


Trump looks to add economic considerations into rules protecting threatened species

Less than one percent of species have gone extinct once listed under the Act , as the regulations have kept fossil fuel companies, loggers, and developers from ...


‘Quadrillion Tons’ Of Diamonds May Be Hiding Under Earth’s Surface

Considering the total volume of the Cratonic root in the Earth, the team believes that in these ancient rocks, about one trillion (1016) tons of diamonds are ...


Trump Administration's Latest Proposal Targets America's Endangered Species

The proposal also makes changes that speed the approval process that federal agencies are required to complete before making changes that could harm endangered ...


Very Large Telescope Produces New, Stunningly Sharp Pictures Of Planet Neptune

One of the greatest problems faced by conventional ground-based telescopes is the disturbance caused by the particles that populate our planet's dense atmospher...


Bezos' spaceship reaches new heights in escape test flight

New Shepard aced today's flight test as well. Selected for flight test by NASA's Flight Opportunities , numerous payloads on this New Shepard flight aim ...


Meghalayan: Collapse of Ancient Agricultural Civilizations Defines Holocene's Youngest Stage | Geology, Geoscience

The three ages comprise the Holocene epoch , which represents the time since the end of the last Ice Age . So, if we are to be exact, we are now in the Phan...


New ‘thorny head’ dinosaur discovered in Utah

Both the Utah and New Mexico ankylosaurids are more like Asian specimens than ones found in Montana, for example. The five-metre long, 1.5 metre high, spiked ...


‘Oddball’ among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

The realm of the giant planets - between Jupiter , Saturn, Uranus and Neptune - is largely devoid of small objects. While the hunt for this planet continue...


Baby snake from the time of the dinosaurs found 'frozen' in amber

But wait, there's more... The amber was found by workers in Myanmar quarries near the Chinese border. Together the two specimens open a new chapter in the st...


Iceberg Dangerously Close to Greenland Village Spotted from Space

The government and police are on high alert and have moved a search-and-rescue (SAR) helicopter closer to the remote village with about 170 inhabitants. A massi...


Diamonds Deposits Found InThe Earth’s Interior Thanks To A Seismic Anomaly

According to the study's report, the diamonds caches are present within cratonic roots which are the most ancient rocks that reside below the centers of the Ea...


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

After launch, the capsule separated from the rocket just like it should, and then its emergency motor ignited - just as it's supposed to during an emergency sit...


Google Doodle honors physicist Georges Lemaitre's 124th birthday

His theory proposed the universe is constantly expanding from a single point. Two years later , this theory was confirmed by Edwin Hubble and will soon ...


'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter

In addition to these two groups , Jupiter has "regular" satellites , or moons with almost circular orbits. Well, it turns out Jupiter's got several of the f...


Heat warning issued for the area

Some of these thunderstorms may be severe with torrential rain, damaging wind gusts, and large hail possible. Large hail can damage property and cause injury....


Defiant Trump says Russia not targeting U.S., calls critics deranged

Sanders said Trump and Putin made clear that they discussed election meddling. President Donald Trump told CBS News's Jeff Glor he would hold Russian ru...


World's Most Sensitive Radio Telescope Peeks at Our Local Supermassive Black Hole

Image by Square Kilometer Array , South Africa . But infrared, X-ray, and some radio wavelengths, like the ones MeerKAT detects, can penetrate this dust, pr...


Adidas Plans On Only Using Recycled Plastics By 2024

According to reports, Adidas also expects to see growth in their recycled plastics shoe line called Parley. Eliminating "virgin" plastic also includes polyest...


This endangered sea turtle was killed by someone's abandoned beach chair

The group also added the chair had barnacles on it which means it must have been in the water for quite some time. It should just be common decency. Two hours...


How to watch Blue Origin launch New Shepard rocket live

As it continues to progress toward human flights, Blue Origin will perform another potentially risky uncrewed test today of its New Shepard rocket and spacecraf...


Surprise! There’s a quadrillion tons of diamonds lying beneath your feet

Scientists estimate that cratonic roots may contain one to two per cent diamond. There's just one, tiny, catch: the treasure trove is buried 100 miles down, d...