Longest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur on July 27

He pointed out that the moon's appearance greatly depended on atmospheric conditions around the Earth at the time of the eclipse. In addition, a full moon during an Eclipse repainted in a dramatic color. A good chunk of the world will get a firstha... More..

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How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse

The totality of this lunar eclipse will last about anhour and 43 minutes, but a partial eclipse before and after the total phase means the moon will spend almost four hours crossing the Earth's shadow . ...More..

Trump Almost Ready To Repeal California’s Authority To Regulate Vehicle Emissions
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump Almost Ready To Repeal California’s Authority To Regulate Vehicle Emissions

The measure would also cut short the Obama plan that would raise fleet fuel efficiency averages to 50MPG by 2025. The Clean Air Act is President Barack Obama's signature environmental policy, and the Trump ad...More..

Jupiter has 12 more moons, scientists found while looking for Planet X
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jupiter has 12 more moons, scientists found while looking for Planet X

It has an angled prograde orbit that takes about a year and a half to complete. The moons were accidentally discovered while looking for massive planets beyond Pluto . Jupiter's moons are arranged in a spe...More..

The Hunt for 'Planet Nine' Discovers 12 New Moons Around Jupiter
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Hunt for 'Planet Nine' Discovers 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

The orbits of the 9 newly discovered retrograde moons of Jupiter are shown here. Already, he and his team have discovered evidence of a potential planet beyond Pluto called Planet Nine . Jupiter just got...More..

Hurricane sending risky surf ashore as it swirls off East Coast
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Hurricane sending risky surf ashore as it swirls off East Coast

However by Thursday , it should begin to weaken and will likely become a strong post-tropical cyclone by early Friday. "Literally nobody on the East Coast will have a direct impact", Osterberg explained, wa...More..

Beachgoers beware: Hurricane Chris sending risky surf ashore
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Beachgoers beware: Hurricane Chris sending risky surf ashore

Chris has developed a well-defined eye in both satellite and radar imagery at times, with a diameter that has varied in size from 30 nautical miles to the present 20 nautical miles. "As Chris continues to move ...More..

Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill as Dems warn of rightward tilt
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill as Dems warn of rightward tilt

Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken praised President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh , calling him a "longtime friend" and someone she has "admired". It's against that backdrop that...More..

Second Amendment Foundation Calls Senate to Quickly Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Second Amendment Foundation Calls Senate to Quickly Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

Pence, who is also president of the Senate, called Kavanaugh a "good man" and "quite simply the most qualified and the most deserving nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States". In a press conf...More..

Tropical Storm Chris Turning Into Hurricane Off North Carolina Coast
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris Turning Into Hurricane Off North Carolina Coast

At 5 p.m. ET Tuesday, the National Hurricane Centre in Miami upgraded Chris from a tropical storm to a hurricane when maximum sustained winds reached 85 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Chris has officiall...More..

'Beryl' strengthens, expected to hit Caribbean as hurricane
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

'Beryl' strengthens, expected to hit Caribbean as hurricane

The system could degenerate into an open trough by the time it reaches the central Caribbean Sea and Hispaniola on Tuesday. Further strengthening of the storm is likely, and Chris is expected to become a hurr...More..

Tropical Storm Beryl moving closer to eastern Caribbean
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tropical Storm Beryl moving closer to eastern Caribbean

Tropical depression Tropical Depression 3 was located 195 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday morning and moving north-northwest at 6 mph. ET by the National Hurricane Center . Sc...More..

Category 1 Hurricane Beryl forms in the Atlantic, may weaken
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Category 1 Hurricane Beryl forms in the Atlantic, may weaken

NHC forecasters said because Beryl is very small in size, there is a greater-than-usual uncertainty in the analysis of the storm's intensity. Beryl was upgraded to a hurricane based on microwave and infra...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Beryl becomes first hurricane of 2018's Atlantic hurricane season

The Atlantic basin had its first tropical cyclone crowned hurricane status less than 24 hours after becoming a depression. Beryl's eye has recently closed off, and some dry air may have gotten into Beryl's core...More..

EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals

The EPA also confirmed that Pruitt's security detail joined him on first-class flights, contributing to the high costs of his travel. "It is extremely hard for me to cease serving you in this role first becau...More..

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Still, the little swirl gained enough wind speed on Thursday to acquire the name Beryl. If it persists with a closed circulation of low pressure, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) may initiate advisories on...More..

Who Is Andrew Wheeler, Trump's New EPA Chief?
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Who Is Andrew Wheeler, Trump's New EPA Chief?

Coming into office as a critic of EPA and a climate skeptic, Pruitt moved aggressively to scale back Obama-era moves on climate change , automobile pollution standards and other industrial pollutants. Pruitt...More..

Heat wave death toll rises in Quebec
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Heat wave death toll rises in Quebec

Environment Canada's heat warning for the Greater Montreal Area predicts humidex values will reach near 40 C on Wednesday, and as high as 43 C on Thursday. Urgences-Santé says it has been inundated by the vol...More..

SpaceX sends AI robot ‘crew member’ to join astronauts on space station
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

SpaceX sends AI robot ‘crew member’ to join astronauts on space station

It's trained to recognize his face and voice. So let's hope the International Space Station's new AI-powered robot crewmate will behave itself on its first mission into the heavens. "They know what to look ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Supreme Court change may limit, not kill, abortion rights

If Republicans unite behind Mr Trump's selection, there is little Democrats can do to stop it. Republicans changed the senate rules previous year so that supreme court nominees cannot be filibustered, meaning...More..