‘Blood moon’: How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

Get ready for a handsome celestial sight when a total lunar eclipse will be visible from nearly all parts of the world. The moon will be totally eclipsed for an estimated 1 hour and 43 minutes in the prime viewing region, according to NASA ... More..

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Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Science in Action, What is a lunar eclipse?

For viewers in India, the eclipse , both partial and the total, will be visible in its entirety from all parts of the country. Global News will be live-streaming the eclipse for viewers around the world ...More..

California city OKs jail time for defying plastic straw ban
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

California city OKs jail time for defying plastic straw ban

While first violations would result in a warning, intentional flouting of the new rule could land business owners with a misdemeanor, which means a fine of up to $1,000 plus the possibility of up to six months ...More..

This century's longest lunar eclipse happens Friday night
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

This century's longest lunar eclipse happens Friday night

This is not surprising, since if anything interrupts the regular rhythms of the sun or moon it impacts strongly upon us and our lives. "It will be the century's longest total lunar eclipse with a whopping...More..

Lunar eclipse: Skygazers await century's longest 'blood moon'
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Skygazers await century's longest 'blood moon'

When the moon moves into the conical shadow of the earth, it goes from being illuminated by the sun to being dark. Only light that is refracted through Earth's atmosphere manages to reach the moon, with e...More..

West Australians urged to watch rare blood moon
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

West Australians urged to watch rare blood moon

Friday night's lunar eclipse will be more than 20 minutes longer than the last one, which occurred earlier this year on January 31. On Friday, the moon will be fully engulfed in the heart of Earth's shadow fo...More..

Discovered: The largest dinosaur foot ever which is nearly a metre wide
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Discovered: The largest dinosaur foot ever which is nearly a metre wide

The research team said they hope to discover more dinosaur fossils in Wyoming's Black Hills region. This dinosaur was a member of the sauropod family with long necks and tails . state of Wyoming an...More..

Watch SpaceX, Arianespace Launch Wednesday in Early-Morning Doubleheader
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Watch SpaceX, Arianespace Launch Wednesday in Early-Morning Doubleheader

The rocket was launched from the spaceport Vandenberg in California. At about two minutes and 27 seconds, the company confirmed main engine cutoff and stage separation. This has been a marathon, not a sprint,...More..

Share your blood moon photographs
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Share your blood moon photographs

The eclipse will also coincide with the closest approach of Mars to Earth in last 15 years. New Zealand will get a short glimpse at the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday morning. What i...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Rare 'blood moon' will be visible in the United Kingdom tonight

But the indirect sunlight that does reach appears red in colour, because our atmosphere only allows the red light to pass. NASA has given all the details of past and the future lunar eclipses with eclipse ...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday - Scientist

The next lunar eclipse visible in Brunei will take place on July 17 next year, but it will be a partial one. The moon takes about 27 days to orbit Earth and goes through regular phases in a 29.5-day cyc...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Kiwis to get glimpse of blood moon

This is the ideal time for astronomers to get good looks at our solar system companions. Those unable to witness the eclipse firsthand can visit Slooh or Greenwich Observatory websites to see a live stre...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Einstein Was Right: Astronomers Confirm Key Theory

The one at the center of the Milky Way has a mass of four million times that of our own sun, which means it has a commensurate gravitational pull that affects everything that ventures anywhere close to it. More...More..

Total lunar eclipse on 27th
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Total lunar eclipse on 27th

Three days later, Mars will be the closest to Earth in a decade. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon. However, the eclipse will end at 4...More..

Red Planet comes closer to Earth than since 2003 and Neanderthal Age
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Red Planet comes closer to Earth than since 2003 and Neanderthal Age

Mars will be at a distance of 35.8 million miles (57.6 million kilometers). Mars at opposition will take place on Thursday night into early Friday morning - the first time that Mars has been at opposition sin...More..

Longest Lunar Eclipse July 27, 2018
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Longest Lunar Eclipse July 27, 2018

On July 27, the world will witness the lunar event of the century as the sun, moon and earth prepare to align in a flawless line for an hour and 43 minutes. Lunar eclipse occurs because the moon is cast in e...More..

Scientists identify lake of liquid water under surface of Mars
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Scientists identify lake of liquid water under surface of Mars

Many scientists have speculated that a stable body of liquid water could be present beneath the Martian polar caps, but this is the first observation of the phenomenon. Much of that water was lost as Mars...More..

Underground lake with liquid salt water found on Mars
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Underground lake with liquid salt water found on Mars

Moreover, the presence of salts on Mars could further reduce the melting point of water and keep the water liquid even at below-freezing temperatures. The finding is somewhat reminiscent of Lake Vostok , disc...More..

by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of Ice

The hunt for evidence of past or present life on Mars has gotten a number of boosts in recent decades, including the discovery of what might be organic molecules in rock samples, but the biggest question on the...More..

Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the Netherlands
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the Netherlands

In the USA, the lunar eclipse will start around 1:14 p.m. ET, and the maximum period of totality will start around 4:21 p.m. ET, making it too light outside for the blood moon to be visible, Petro said. T...More..