Newly Detected Particle Is Huge for Astronomy

According to the previous data records a highly energetic neutrino collided one of the nuclei which were of those frozen water atoms in September 2017, which resulted in the creation of a particle which is specifically called a muon and it was then... More..

by | Published
Straws suck. Kudos to Starbucks for changing
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Straws suck. Kudos to Starbucks for changing

With our present population faced with an increasing need to clean up our oceans from oil spills, landfill overflows and endless plastics, it was only a matter of time before a major chain stepped up and announ...More..

Solar Eclipse: Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Partial Eclipse
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Solar Eclipse: Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Partial Eclipse

If you would like to experience the event fully and want to know the best times to view it, look no further. Meanwhile, the social media is abuzz over several speculations related to Solar Eclipse , mainly bec...More..

Rare double asteroid scoots by Earth
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Rare double asteroid scoots by Earth

The near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 is actually two asteroids. Optical observations were used to measure the brightness of the binary asteroid, which confirmed the findings from the three radar telescopes . On ...More..

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

Big icebergs don't always melt politely into the ocean. There are fears the village could be flooded if and when the iceberg breaks apart. "It's not a peaceful process", Joerg Schaefer, a climate researcher...More..

Century's longest total lunar eclipse on July 27-28
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Century's longest total lunar eclipse on July 27-28

However, solar eclipse will be partially visible in India , which is further called the partial social eclipse or the extracellular solar eclipse . Umbra is the darkest region whereas penumbra is the partia...More..

Delays In NASA Commercial Crew Program Impede Astronaut Launches To ISS
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Delays In NASA Commercial Crew Program Impede Astronaut Launches To ISS

It now pays the Russian government $82 million per seat, but that contract is ending. The "Progress 70" spacecraft, propelled by the old reliable Soviet-era Soyuz booster, departed on the 140,000 km (86,000 m...More..

Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, kills 6 animals
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, kills 6 animals

Officials said there are protocols in place if an escape happened during hours where the zoo would have been open, and employees run drills multiple times a year to prepare for that situation. The jaguar is hou...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Meanwhile, California slashes emissions to below 1990 levels

Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board , said the state was well positioned to meet the next challenge of the 2030 target. Overall trends in the inventory also demonstrate that the carbon intensit...More..

Ghostly particles give scientists audacious new understanding of the cosmos
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ghostly particles give scientists audacious new understanding of the cosmos

In a paper published this week in the journal Science , scientists have, for the first time, provided evidence for a known blazar , designated TXS 0506+056, as a source of high-energy neutrinos . Blazars...More..

Ireland will be the first country to divest from fossil fuels
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ireland will be the first country to divest from fossil fuels

The ISIF is worth €8.9bn (£7.9bn; $10.4bn), of which more than €300m is invested in oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuels, according to Ireland's Catholic development agency, Trócaire, which supported the bill....More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve

Conservationists have been working hard to protect the black rhino from poachers targeting the animal for its horn. They died after drinking water with high concentrations of salt, the Kenyan government says....More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Whalers accused of slaughtering endangered blue whale off coast of Iceland

Iceland Marine Institute's Gisli Arnor Vikingsson has told local media however he thinks the whale may have been a blue-whale-fin whale hybrid - a point conceded by Hard to Port . Fin whales are the second la...More..

NASA Exploration Might Have Destroyed Mars's Organic Molecules 4 Decades Ago
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

NASA Exploration Might Have Destroyed Mars's Organic Molecules 4 Decades Ago

While, NASA's' twin Viking landers in 1976, led the primary tests that looked for organic matter on the Red Planet. The Viking missions were to not only land on Mars, but also find evidence of life or at ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Even though it is normal behaviour, researchers say it is becoming more common and will contribute to rising sea levels. Although the iceberg appears to be grounded, chunks of ice fell into the sea and create...More..

Israeli SpaceIL Targets 2019 Moon Mission
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Israeli SpaceIL Targets 2019 Moon Mission

The project employs private Israeli company SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries of the state. According to SpaceIL, once the spacecraft disengages from the launch rocket, it will begin orbiting Earth in c...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Rat-free islands vital to keeping coral reefs healthy

With potential benefits for not only island ecosystems but also nearby coral reefs, eradicating island rat populations to restore seabird-sourced nutrients should be a priority, the authors conclude. Researcher...More..

Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth

The two towers, the station's most conspicuous landmarks, were visible from a nearby beach and watched for more than half a century during missile tests and launches that sent spacecraft to the moon and to Mars...More..

Commercial whalers 'kill first blue whale in over 50 years'
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Commercial whalers 'kill first blue whale in over 50 years'

Dr Gill said the colouration, shape and size of the dorsal fin and colour of the baleen (mouth filter) were all characteristic of a blue whale. "They have blue all over their body, you see it, it's easy", he sa...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Israel Aims to Launch Moon Lander in December

SpaceIL was one of five finalists that failed to claim any part of the Google Lunar X Prize , a $30 million twenty-first century space race to send the first private mission to the Moon. Israel is expected ...More..