Scientists Detect Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded On Earth's Surface

The coldest spot on Earth was found on the East Antarctic Plateau , a high snowy plateau in central Antarctica that encompasses the South Pole . Such freezing temperatures occur in tiny pockets on the ice, the satellite readings show, up to 3 m... More..

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1st Satellite Built to Harpoon Space Junk for Disposal Begins Test Flight
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

1st Satellite Built to Harpoon Space Junk for Disposal Begins Test Flight

The RemoveDebris satellite, the largest ever deployed from the International Space Station , is moved into an airlock by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold. The mission was envisioned and put together by scientists...More..

Stunning Blue Dune Discovered in 'Field of Dunes' on Mars
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Stunning Blue Dune Discovered in 'Field of Dunes' on Mars

The eye-catching snap, captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows an accumulation of "barchan" (or crescent-shaped) sand dunes on the Lyot Crater -a large crater in the Vastitas Borealis region of the R...More..

Clean Air Day: Parents urged to ditch cars on the school run
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Clean Air Day: Parents urged to ditch cars on the school run

Our report called on Government to promote cross-departmental working, force vehicle manufacturers to contribute to a Clean Air Fund, and commit real financial support to local authorities breaching NO2 limits....More..

Preparing for asteroids from above
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Preparing for asteroids from above

It will also develop technologies for NEO deflection and disruption missions, increase worldwide cooperation on NEO preparation, as well as establish NEO impact emergency procedures and action protocol, the sta...More..

Green renovation rebates funded through cap-and-trade system cancelled
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Green renovation rebates funded through cap-and-trade system cancelled

The rebate program was announced a year ago and funded through proceeds from Ontario's cap-and-trade program through a provincial agency called the Green Ontario Fund. NDP MPP Gilles Bisson issued a statement c...More..

'Space force': Donald Trump orders new branch of United States military
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

'Space force': Donald Trump orders new branch of United States military

Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein told a 2017 congressional hearing that creating a new space branch would "move us in the wrong direction". "We have the air force , we'll have the space fo...More..

Mars Dust Storm 'Ideal' For Scientific Study
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mars Dust Storm 'Ideal' For Scientific Study

He said: "The situation on Mars really highlights the key question about Mars today, which is 'why do these massive widespread dust events occur in some years but not in other years?'" "We have a historic numbe...More..

No regrets backing Morocco bid - Mwendwa
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

No regrets backing Morocco bid - Mwendwa

The 80 matches in the 2026 tournament, involving an expanded roster of 48 teams, will be held in stadiums scattered throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico . So, let's take a look at why Houston should be the T...More..

NASA rover on Mars knocked out by gigantic dust storm
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

NASA rover on Mars knocked out by gigantic dust storm

Here, NASA is helped out by how Opportunity is in an area that's moving into Martian summer, as well as the fact that dust storms tend to bring warmer surface temperatures with them. If the rover's computer d...More..

First hurricane of Pacific season, Aletta, weakens to remnant low
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

First hurricane of Pacific season, Aletta, weakens to remnant low

If the system reaches tropical storm strength, it will be given the name Beryl. "[Its current] track will take Bud over cooler waters, causing it to begin weakening on Tuesday ". Computer models show the poten...More..

Total says no impact from farmers' blockade on refinery operations
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Total says no impact from farmers' blockade on refinery operations

Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert on Monday denounced as " illegal " the farmers' blockades of oil refineries to oppose the government decision to allow Total to use imported palm oil at a biofuel plant...More..

Soyuz capsule delivers 3 astronauts to Space Station
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Soyuz capsule delivers 3 astronauts to Space Station

The new space mission will be the second expedition for Gerst . If you're on the ground then you can only see the rocket take off, if you're on the International Space Station then you can only see the payload...More..

Former Canadian PM says U.S. tariffs to dominate G7 summit — Interview
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Former Canadian PM says U.S. tariffs to dominate G7 summit — Interview

Nicole Filion, with Quebec's league for civil liberties, said she worries about the possibility of mass arrests, the conditions of detainees inside the temporary jails, and the potential misuse of crowd-control...More..

Newest NASA Discoveries Could Boost Search For Ancient Life On Mars
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Newest NASA Discoveries Could Boost Search For Ancient Life On Mars

These results also inform scientists' decisions as they work to find answers to questions concerning the possibility of life on Mars. The European Space Agency plans to launch its own rover in a few years and ...More..

How to beat plastic pollution on World Environment Day
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

How to beat plastic pollution on World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the "people's day" for doing something to take care of the Earth. The projections being worked out now indicates that there will be a gradual increase in the global plastic productio...More..

Astronauts launching to International Space Station
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Astronauts launching to International Space Station

The manned spacecraft is carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev (the Soyuz MS-09's commander), NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and representative of the European Space Agency (ESA) Alexander Gerst. ...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Mars Rover Curiosity Finds More Clues to the Potential for Life

And that did the trick. The main objective of the Curiosity rover is to discover whether or not the planet ever had an environment able to support small life forms known as microbes. What has NASA found...More..

Nelsonites rally against Kinder Morgan pipeline
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Nelsonites rally against Kinder Morgan pipeline

Laffer Invests has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan, Inc . (NYSE: KMI ). 7,781 are owned by Cwm Ltd. 180,873 are held by Cibc Asset. Eii Capital holds 7,902 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. On Mo...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Planet Nine Might Not Be Responsible For Bizarre Orbits Of Distant Objects

This minor planet orbits Earth's sun at a distance of 8 billion miles but appears separated from the rest of the solar system. "We can solve a lot of these problems by just taking into account that question...More..