Science

by | January 19, 2019 | 08:30

In an attempt to better understand how plants and animals could grow and live on the lunar surface, Chongqing University equipped the Chang'e 4 lander with a "mini-biosphere" experiment, which is created to be a self-sustaining ecosystem, according to Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua .

by | January 16, 2019 | 22:42

The image from the China National Space Administration shows the first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe. Astronauts have grown flora on the International Space Station before, but this is the first time that anything has grown while fighting the Moon's temperature changes and low gravity.

by | January 09, 2019 | 00:33

It fears that the move could anger Arab customers who buy every year of Brazil meat for millions of dollars that has been slaughtered according to Islamic rite. The government is going to clean the "house". Heleno has downplayed these concerns and said Brazil's diplomats would work to ensure this did not happen.

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:44

The latest view from NASA's New Horizons probe shows an icy object known as 2014 MU69 or as Ultima Thule to consist of two balls of icy material stuck together. Color images show that Ultima Thule is reddish. The larger sphere, which is an estimated 12 miles across, has been named "Ultima". As the new year arrived here on Earth, the team at NASA began receiving the first data from the New Horizons spacecraft confirming it had reached a mysterious object on the outer edge of our ...

by | December 31, 2018 | 17:15

The agency's reassessment of an earlier 2016 endorsement showed that complying with MATS cost the government between $7.4 billion to $9.6 billion (€6.5 billion to €8.4 billion) every year, but only brought in up to $6 million in measurable health benefits.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:46

Their continuing science will help shed light on how particles flowing off the sun collide with the particles on the interstellar wind beyond . The space probe, originally launched in 1977, has traveled well beyond its original destinations.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:13

Scientists think that 3200 Phaethon - which orbits the sun every 1.4 Earth years - could be a "dead comet", according to NASA , meaning it doesn't develop a comet's distinctive tail when it gets close to the sun and looks somewhat like an asteroid.

by | December 09, 2018 | 14:42

If what Musk says proves true, the rocket is certainly wet but not much worse for the wear after the landing and will be recovered which is pretty damn impressive. unless, of course, it's Christmas. The spacecraft, which flew to the space station in February of 2017, is carrying 36,000 roundworms in pouches to the orbiting lab and and if all goes well, about two or three million ones will come back to earth.

by | November 27, 2018 | 09:15

A pair of mini satellites trailing InSight since their May liftoff provided practically real-time updates of the spacecraft's supersonic descent through the reddish skies. Across North America, live viewings were held at museums, planetariums and libraries, as well as Times Square in NY. InSight, a $1 billion global project, includes a German mechanical mole that will burrow down 16 feet (5 meters) to measure Mars' internal heat.

by | November 04, 2018 | 20:32

Form for signing up for free newsletter. "To increase deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions is to leave each and everyone of us more vulnerable to an increasing risk of climate extremes". In an interview on Globo TV's national evening news, Bolsonaro also said he would like crusading anti-graft judge Sergio Moro to become his justice minister and eventually, take a seat on the Supreme Court when an opening arose.

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:47

The Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30 and usually peaks in mid-September. Oscar is moving to the west at 16 miles per hour. Sub-Tropical Storm Oscar has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 km/h), with higher gusts.

by | October 26, 2018 | 14:19

But alien conspiracy fans will be disappointed to learn that it's a naturally occurring phenomenon. As NASA's Operation IceBridge missions (which survey Antarctica from 1,500 above) recently observed, this iceberg was surrounded by other tabular slabs, freshly calved into the frigid sea.

by | October 21, 2018 | 02:16

The only part of the country that can expect typical winter temperatures will likely be in the Southeast, spanning the states you see below that are colored white, from Florida to OH and as far west as Arkansas. The middle belt of the nation, and some of the north from California to NY, can go any which way on precipitation . The winter forecast only covers December through February, though winter weather can last well beyond that.

by | October 20, 2018 | 12:29

Russia is planning its next manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in early December after a launch failure earlier this month, according to Sergei Krikalyov, executive director of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos .

by | October 10, 2018 | 09:52

Landfall is expected Wednesday on the northeastern Gulf Coast, where authorities warned of a potentially devastating strike. The storm became a category 1 hurricane on Monday , and could be a category 2 or 3 storm by the time it hits Florida.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:43

But these extrasolar satellites had lingered at the limits of detection with current techniques. "The first exomoon is obviously an extraordinary claim and it requires extraordinary evidence", Teachey told reporters in a teleconference organized by the journal that published the findings.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:29

A tropical storm was forming in the Caribbean Sea on Saturday and could reach the Carolinas by Thursday , the National Hurricane Center in Miami said in a 5 p.m. However, the track, timing, and intensity of this system may easily change over the next few days. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie continues to churn in the mid-Atlantic - and even though it is no threat to land, it will impact the US coast this weekend.

by | October 02, 2018 | 21:01

Polish-born physicist Marie Curie shared the 1903 award with her husband Pierre Curie and Antoine Henri Becquerel for their research into radioactivity. Ashkin, who in 1987 had used the tweezers to capture living bacteria without harming them, is the oldest victor of a Nobel prize , beating American Leonid Hurwicz, who was 90 when he won the 2007 Economics Prize.

by | September 27, 2018 | 20:02

A Hurricane Warning is issued when sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or higher are EXPECTED somewhere within the specified area of the Warning. The Met Office still advised that people pay close attention to information being issued on its website.

by | September 26, 2018 | 20:11

Lucy Babey, head of science and conservation at ORCA , a United Kingdom charity that works with whales and dolphins, also urged caution. Scientists are concerned that Benny may not be able to find his way back to the Arctic sea, where the whales live.