Eerie 'Super Worm Moon' Will Illuminate the Night Sky on March 20

You can find this information for any city at timeanddate.com. The last full moon of winter is therefore called the Worm Moon because this is the time of year when earthworms start to appear after the winter ice thaws. Wednesday's full moon wil... More..

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Global Youth Climate Strike Comes to Arcata and Eureka
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Global Youth Climate Strike Comes to Arcata and Eureka

The event was just one of several taking place around the world for the Global March for Action. The Portland Police Bureau said it could not accurately estimate the number of attendees. Protests also took ...More..

New SpaceX astronaut capsule successfully launched on ISS test mission
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

New SpaceX astronaut capsule successfully launched on ISS test mission

SpaceX, a commercial company founded by Elon Musk , the entrepreneur behind the Tesla electric vehicle, launched its Crew Dragon spacecraft early yesterday, lifting off on the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Na...More..

Dianne Feinstein’s climate change discussion with schoolchildren gets heated
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Dianne Feinstein’s climate change discussion with schoolchildren gets heated

It was clear from the tone of Feinstein's response that the six-term senator thought the ambitious strategy - in line with what climate science says is necessary to avert 1.5 degrees C of warming - is too hea...More..

Israel Launches First-Ever Mission to the Moon
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Israel Launches First-Ever Mission to the Moon

Spaceflight Industries acts as a broker for satellite operators that need to get into space, finding extra room on rockets already launching. The primary payload was the Indonesian Nusantara Satu communications...More..

Hubble Space Telescope Spots 'Living Fossil' Galaxy Outside Milky Way
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Hubble Space Telescope Spots 'Living Fossil' Galaxy Outside Milky Way

It measures only around 3,000 light years at its greatest extent; not only is it tiny, but it is also incredibly faint. In contradistinction to the Milky Way , which is a kind of spiral star system, Bedin 1 is...More..

Don’t Miss the
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Don’t Miss the "Super Blood Wolf Moon" Eclipse Tonight

The entire eclipse will be visible from North and South America, as well as parts of western Europe and north Africa. And since it appears in January, when wolves howled in hunger outside villages, it has...More..

Cottoning on: Chinese seed sprouts on moon
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Cottoning on: Chinese seed sprouts on moon

Cotton seeds planted on the far side of the Moon have sprouted for the first time , according to the Chinese space agency. " We have given consideration to future survival in space ", Liu Hanlong, the s...More..

Chinese rover makes tracks on moon's 'dark' side
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Chinese rover makes tracks on moon's 'dark' side

The rover Chang'e-4, which is named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology, landed at 10:26 a.m. Beijing time in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, which is an impact crater, state news agency Xinhua reporte...More..

'Snowman' shape of distant Ultima Thule revealed
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

'Snowman' shape of distant Ultima Thule revealed

For quite some time, this model has relied heavily on the theory that small pieces of dust in the protoplanetary nebula surrounding the Sun after its birth collided with each other and stuck together to form la...More..

Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

This was all made possible through Richard Branson's - Virgin Galactic, a company that is striving to make it possible for anyone to become an astronaut. "Overall the goal of this flight is to fly higher and ...More..

Cosmonauts check with ISS-outdoor use mysterious hole
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Cosmonauts check with ISS-outdoor use mysterious hole

Russian Mission Control outside Moscow urged the men to take their time and to rest, even though they were running behind. The capsule leak caused a flap between the US and Russian space agencies, followin...More..

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space - 11 billion miles from earth
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space - 11 billion miles from earth

Today NASA announced that on November 5, researchers saw a steep drop-off in the speeds of solar winds around the probe. According to Nasa, the Voyagers are still technically in our solar system . The ...More..

Geminid Showers Promise A Stellar Show This Week
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Geminid Showers Promise A Stellar Show This Week

The asteroid 3200 Phaethon is responsible for this meteor shower , which is unusual because comets usually create meteor showers with icy debris. The Geminid meteor shower occurs every December and is kn...More..

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

China launches rover for first far side of the moon landing

A rocket carrying the probe took off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2.33 am local time (2.03 am Indian Standard Time) on Saturday, Xinhua news agency repor...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Misses Barge, Makes Water Landing
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Misses Barge, Makes Water Landing

SpaceX attempted to recovered the reusable first stage of Falcon 9 on land but it lost control and made a water landing in Atlantic Ocean about eight minutes after the liftoff. The rocket is carrying the Dragon...More..

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge

Another experiment will calculate Mars' wobble to reveal the makeup of the planet's core. Like every mission to Mars, InSight would not have been possible without a high level of meticulously planned global...More..

Everything you need to know: NASA lands 8th rover on Mars
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Everything you need to know: NASA lands 8th rover on Mars

The vehicle appeared to be in good shape, according to the first communications received from the Martian surface. United States space agency Nasa's £633 million two-year mission aims to shine new light on ho...More..

Human Consumption to Blame for Declining Wildlife Populations — WWF
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Human Consumption to Blame for Declining Wildlife Populations — WWF

WWF is collaborating with a consortium of nearly 40 universities and organisations to launch a research initiative that will explore the critical work of putting together the best ways to save the planet. The ...More..

Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad

Delhi on Sunday recorded season's worst air quality at 381 which falls under the category of "very poor". According to Faridabad's pollution monitoring station, the PM2.5 or particles with diameter less than ...More..