Storm strengthens to Hurricane John off Mexico's coast

Surf along the island's east-facing shores is already building and will peak later today and tonight, at 12 to 15 feet for the Big Island mainly in the Puna and Kau districts with 6 to 10 feet surf for eastern Maui. This will keep Hector's eyewall w... More..

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Radio telescope near Penticton, B.C., opening new doors in astrophysics
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Radio telescope near Penticton, B.C., opening new doors in astrophysics

This means that whatever produced the signal, which has been named "FRB 180725A", is likely to be extremely powerful. While they are radio signals, FRBs don't hold any information that astronomers or research...More..

by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

US States Vow to Fight Trump Rollback on Auto Emissions

Since the Trump Administration announced its intent to roll back current fuel standards, Congressman DeSaulnier called for a national boycott of any company that does not commit to maintaining the Obama or C...More..

Trump administration announces plans to freeze Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Trump administration announces plans to freeze Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements

The administration also wants to revoke the authority of California and other states to set their own, stricter mileage standards - independent of federal ones. The proportion of passengers killed in cars that ...More..

Australia's Coles backtracking on bag ban
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Australia's Coles backtracking on bag ban

Customers will continue to received 30 free Flybuys points at the checkout as a reward for remembering to bring their own bags. The supermarket giant has been handing out bags to customers in New South Wales,...More..

NASA names astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

NASA names astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights

The crew of the Boeing Starliner's first test flight will be NASA astronaut Eric Boe , a retired Air Force colonel who flew on two space shuttle missions; Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson , a former Navy ...More..

Mars terraforming not possible with current technologies
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mars terraforming not possible with current technologies

This doesn't necessarily mean that the dream of living on Mars is dead, but it does suggest that the Red Planet's most important industry could be selling and maintaining reliable spacesuits. Mars oppositi...More..

Here’s What You Get When a Whale and a Dolphin Mate
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Here’s What You Get When a Whale and a Dolphin Mate

According to the scientists, the hybrid was a result of inter-species mating , and they even called it a "most unusual" find that's actually the first documented melon-headed whale and rough-toothed dolphi...More..

Mars closest to earth in 15 years today
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Mars closest to earth in 15 years today

Another close encounter like 2003´s will not happen until the year 2287. The next close approach between two planets will be 62 million kilometres in 2020, as per NASA . "We should establish an occupancy...More..

World treated to incredible blood moon
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

World treated to incredible blood moon

Additionally, Mars and the sun will be on exact opposite sides of the Earth and will shine its best. Australians eager to catch a glimpse of a once-in-a-lifetime " blood moon " set their alarms for early on...More..

Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship worker in Arctic
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship worker in Arctic

The condition for the injured person, who was transported back to Longyearbyen by helicopter, is reported to be stable. "In an act of self-defence, unfortunately, it was necessary for the polar bear to be shot ...More..

Earth awaits longest blood moon
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Earth awaits longest blood moon

Friday's will be long, lasting 1 hour and 43 minutes. Only partially see him in the Eastern part of South America. The total lunar eclipse is projected to last for an hour and 42 minutes, with the entire even...More..

California authorities order evacuations as crews battle raging wildfire
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

California authorities order evacuations as crews battle raging wildfire

Vehicles leave Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, July 24 , 2018, as the Ferguson Fire burns nearby. The Cranston Fire was the largest of at least five police believe were purposely set by a man...More..

Epic campaign confirms relativity near supermassive black hole
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Epic campaign confirms relativity near supermassive black hole

It's predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativity , but has never been observed in an intense gravitational field such as that of a black hole . " We have been preparing intensely for this event over ...More..

Longest lunar eclipse of the century to take place over Oman skies
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century to take place over Oman skies

The best views were in Western Australia because it was still dark during the lunar eclipse process. Sunlight passing through Earth's atmosphere will light the moon in a dramatic fashion, turning it red. Th...More..

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

To find Mars, look to the southeastern sky around 11 p.m. Astronomers measure the night sky in degrees - the horizon is at zero, directly overhead is at 90 degrees. "It will appear to be a very bright orange st...More..

Kiwis to get glimpse of blood moon
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Kiwis to get glimpse of blood moon

The moon turned "blood red" in a total lunar eclipse for an hour and 43 minutes - the longest of the century. While lunar eclipse are more common to see than solar eclipses, the length of Friday's eclipse...More..

Don’t miss the century’s longest lunar eclipse this week
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Don’t miss the century’s longest lunar eclipse this week

On July 27, the earth, moon, and sun will come to adjust in a ideal line, which will cause the wonder. This type of eclipse is known as a " blood moon ", which means the moon will appear to be a reddish col...More..

Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?

It lasted one hour, 46 minutes and 24 seconds. Slooh will broadcast the entire lunar eclipse on its YouTube channel , which should go live at 1:00 p.m. Because the moon is further away from Earth than it...More..

The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

Not all the lunar eclipses will lead to a "bloody" show. Hasan Al Hariri, CEO of Dubai Astronomy Group CEO, added that UAE residents will also be blessed to see a special approach of the red planet, Ma...More..