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 are giant, oval-shaped galaxies theoriz... More..

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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..

Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve
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..

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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
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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..

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier
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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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NASA Probe May Have Burnt Organic Molecules On Mars 40 Years Ago

In the planet's ancient past, some of these dunes were overflown with lava, which caked their lower contours, solidifying into some sort of a cast that encased the ancient material within the sand dunes. The av...More..

Increased risk of rip currents at the Shore
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Increased risk of rip currents at the Shore

Swells generated by Hurricane Chris are expected to affect portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states during the next few days, the hurricane center warned. After days of dry, hot we...More..

BriefIsrael set to land spacecraft on the moon in early 2019
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

BriefIsrael set to land spacecraft on the moon in early 2019

To Kahn, for Israel to have a stake on the moon alongside the three global powers already there - the United States, Russia and China - would be "a tremendous achievement" that "will give us a sense of prid...More..

by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Eclipse 2018: Know what precautions to take during solar eclipse

The last solar eclipse that fell on Friday the 13th was in December 1974. It will not be visible to most of the world, and will only be visible from the southeastern coast of Australia, Tasmania and New Z...More..

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh: A look into his finances
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh: A look into his finances

Without including homes, Kavanaugh would rank at the bottom of disclosed assets among the justices by a considerable margin, according to a review of 2017 disclosures listed on Fix the Court, a website dedicate...More..

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Towers toppled at historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17

It toppled over shortly after 7 a.m. The demolition plan cost $2 million and had been in the works for years, according to Florida Today . "We have launched some super-exciting missions - Mars missions, al...More..

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Russian cargo ship makes fastest trip to space station

Progress 70 connected with the space station as both spacecraft navigated high over the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand. (1,565 kg) of other "dry" cargo like food and other equipment, NASA publ...More..

Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Archeologists Rethinking Triassic Period Because of Massive Dinosaur Bones

But dinosaurs weren't always giants - during the earlier Triassic period they were mostly chicken-sized critters, and they didn't really grow to be massive until the Jurassic. The well-developed air sacs an...More..

Schoen: Red-State Democrats Face 'Nightmare' Over Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Schoen: Red-State Democrats Face 'Nightmare' Over Kavanaugh

Probably the death of a justice. The Supreme Court is actually majority Catholic. They would once again have an enthusiasm edge over Republicans, who could no longer make the midterms a referendum on the Su...More..