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Mars makes its closest approach in 15 years

After it begins to rise in the evening, Mars will reach its highest point between 11.30pm and midnight. The red planet comes close enough for viewing only onc...


Rudy Giuliani Says Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Credibility Is 'Destroyed'

Trump , his son Donald Trump Jr. and their lawyer have repeatedly denied that Trump knew about the May 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian l...


Best spot for Blood Moon Gazing

There will also be some time before and after when the moon is in the lighter part of Earth's shadow , which is called the penumbra. The red sheen that the...


New species of hybrid dolphin discovered in Hawaii

A genetic analysis revealed the animal was likely a first-generation hybrid between a female melon-headed whale (a rarely seen type of dolphin) and a male rough...


Mars will be big and bright over the next several days

Pascal Descamps, an Astronomer with the Paris Observatory, said: "We have a rare and interesting conjunction of phenomena". 'If that were true, we'd be in big...


Blood Moon 2018: Complete lunar eclipse the longest of this century

In the night from 27 to 28 July, the entire world witnessed the unique phenomenon - the longest lunar Eclipse of the XXI century. In typical Irish fashion, ...


Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

Skywatchers around much of the world have sought a glimpse of a complete lunar eclipse that was the longest of this century. - AFP A man looks at the moo...


Angus Reid poll: majority support provincial control of carbon tax

The specific ways Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and his newly-elected Ontario Premier Doug Ford have gone about challenging the federal plan are perceived diff...


Hear the sounds the sun makes. They're surprisingly soothing

It may sound like a Tibetan meditation bowl or a giant cosmic didgeridoo, but it's actually the sun! Well, the NASA scientists actually can. U.S. space agen...


Cloud cover set to block Northern Ireland's view of rare blood moon

At the same time , Mars will be close to earth, making it appear unusually large and bright . On the same day as the eclipse , the planet Mars will be at...


Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice

It's always been speculated liquid water could be present somewhere on Mars, and a new study supports this notion. Researchers collected more than three y...


Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice

It's always been speculated liquid water could be present somewhere on Mars, and a new study supports this notion. Researchers collected more than three y...


‘Amazing dragon’ fossils rewrite history of long-necked dinosaurs

Lingwulong lived 174 million years ago during the Jurassic Period. After paleontologists just announced the discovery of the largest sauropod foot fossil e...


World treated to incredible blood moon

If that doesn't resolve your FOMO, be patient: North Americans will be able to view a lunar eclipse of their own on January 21, 2019. The moon will be in id...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century to happen Friday

Widespread monsoon rainstorms and thick clouds hid the moon across much of India and its neighbours, which should have had a prime view. The most dramatic is ...


Longest lunar eclipse: Mars coming closest ever to Earth in 15 years

Talking to The Express Tribune , Abdul Rashid, director climate data processing centre, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that the lunar eclipse...


Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Here

For the second phase as the moon continues its orbit, there will be another partial lunar eclipse from 2:43 am. The fullest eclipse , at 2022 GMT, will be ...


Don't miss tonight's lunar eclipse

You can still catch the eclipse live despite being on the other side of the world, though! Why does the moon turn red in a Blood Moon eclipse? As an e...


LIBERAL PRIORITIES: California City Imposes JAIL TIME for Defying Plastic Straw Ban

But if a person were to defy the ban a second time, he or she could face a "fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), imprisonment for a term not exceed...


Mars will NOT look as large as the moon tonight

N Ratnashree, the director of the Nehru Planetarium, said, "The Moon would enter the penumbral shadow of the Earth at about 10.53 pm IST". However, the thick ...


The longest lunar eclipse of the century will occur today

In a special treat, Mars is in opposition on Friday - meaning the planet and the sun will be on exact opposite sides of the Earth and will shine its best. "Th...


Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse happens when Earth takes position in a straight line between the moon and sun . "Totality will last for 103 minutes, making it the long...


Rare Celestial treat: Longest total Lunar Eclipse of century falls tomorrow

The entire U.S. won't be able to see a full lunar eclipse again until January. India will not be able to witness that eclipse. "The rim of the earth would be gl...


‘Bigfoot’ dinosaur fossil came from giant sauropod

Other authors on the study include Femke Holwerda, a Ph.D. -degree candidate at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany, and David Burnham, a resea...


KWS officers get in trouble over deaths of 10 black rhinos

According to the independent inquiry team by led by Benson Omondi, an officer from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the 10 rhinos died due to Multipl...


How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse

The partial eclipse starts in India at 11:44pm IST, while the total eclipse begins at 1am IST. The July 27 Blood Moon eclipse , the longest lunar ...


‘Blood moon’: How to watch longest total lunar eclipse of the century

Longest lunar eclipse in a century will take place tonight and in the early hours of Saturday. When the Earth passes in front of the moon, it rapidly causes...


Let's all get looney about the best lunar eclipse in 100 years

A total lunar eclipse is also when the Moon turns red. Why is it such a big deal? On average, the totality lasts approximately one hour to one hour and 30 m...


Lunar Eclipse 2018: What time is the blood Moon eclipse today?

Our red moon will have some company Friday. The total lunar eclipse , in which the moon will appear red, also called Blood Moon , will be visible from 1 a...


Longest lunar eclipse of century to arrive this month

The distance between the moon and the Earth will be around 4,06,223km that night. But this month's event is expected to be the single longest total eclipse fo...


Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018

This smaller and slowmoving full moon will take more time to cross the Earth's shadow than does a full moon that's closer to Earth and moving faster in orbit....


Scientists confirm Einsteins supermassive black hole theory

The astronomers found that light from the star was indeed stretched to longer wavelengths by the very strong gravitational field of Sagittarius A*. Albert Ein...


Severe thunderstorm warning issued for London, Middlesex

The advisory, which also covered Perth, eastern Lambton, and western Elgin counties as of 2:20 p.m., said a line of severe thunderstorms was making its way east...


Einstein's Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Test

The scientists now hope to observe other theories of black hole physics, she said. The gravitational fields near this black hole are quite strong. "So it's ve...


MIT researchers create world's smallest robot for medical, industrial application

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found a way to add miniature circuitry on tiny particles called colloids, which are so small they can...