Where to watch meteor shower in UAE next week

It gets its name became the meteors appear to be coming from the constellation Perseus . There's no need to worry about meteors raining down on you, though, as Sky and Telescope says the bright streaks of the Perseids burning up are actually a... More..

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Ancient Meteorites Shed Light on Early Solar System
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Ancient Meteorites Shed Light on Early Solar System

As this cloud disintegrated it established a spinning disk with the Sun in the center. Astronomers tried to understand how our Earth began to support life and could there be life in other solar systems, - infor...More..

Don't miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Don't miss the Perseid meteor shower this weekend

If weather allows, you'll be able to see the best meteor shower of the year this weekend. The Perseid Meteor Shower should be spectacular this weekend for SW Montana with warm temperatures there is no excus...More..

by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Perseids Meteor Shower Will Be One Of Year’s Best Sky Shows

Bill Cooke, NASA meteor expert, told Space.com: "The moon is very favourable for the Perseids this year, and that'll make the Perseids probably the best shower for 2018 for people who want to go out and view ...More..

NASA spacecraft set to begin 7-yr mission to
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

NASA spacecraft set to begin 7-yr mission to "touch the sun"

It is the first NASA mission to be named after a living person. On its first pass by the sun, three months after launch, the Parker Solar Probe will already be closer to the sun than any other spacecraft ha...More..

The best meteor shower in years is happening August 11-13
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

The best meteor shower in years is happening August 11-13

Cooke adds that sky watchers will be able to see the shower starting on Aug. 11 and it will continue through the night of Aug. 12 into Aug. 13. If you take a peek next Friday or Saturday nights, you'll likely s...More..

Hot, humid weather prompts heat warnings across Canada
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Hot, humid weather prompts heat warnings across Canada

Overnight minimum temperatures will only fall to near 20°C, providing little relief from the heat. Toronto's heat warning was in effect Monday due to forecasts calling for a humidex of at least 40, and expect...More..

Scientists discover mysterious massive glowing planet
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Scientists discover mysterious massive glowing planet

This massive rogue planet does not seem to be attached to any star and it is the first such object to be discovered so far using a radio telescope. A new planet, which is 12 times bigger than Jupiter , h...More..

Subtropical storm 'Debby' forms in the North Atlantic
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Subtropical storm 'Debby' forms in the North Atlantic

Wednesday. There is a potential for fully tropical characteristics, according to the NHC's discussion, but significant strengthening isn't expected. A trough is then forecast to take Debby on a northeasterly tr...More..

Weather Authority: Showers possible mainly south on Tuesday
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Weather Authority: Showers possible mainly south on Tuesday

Remember the Storm Team 12 app can always bring you the latest weather alerts for your location as well as Titan Radar. The severe weather threat is low. The weekend is looking increasingly pessimistic. Partly ...More..

Earth Is Heading Towards Irreversible 'Hothouse' Conditions
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Earth Is Heading Towards Irreversible 'Hothouse' Conditions

Rivers would flood, storms would wreak havoc on coastal communities, and coral reefs would be eliminated - all by century's end or even earlier. The team also claims that sea levels in such a climate chang...More..

Category 4 Hurricane Hector heads toward Hawaii
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Category 4 Hurricane Hector heads toward Hawaii

The storm was moving west-northwest at roughly 16 miles per hour. Hurricane Hector strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane Friday with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. Forecasters with the Nati...More..

SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again

The rocket's first stage returned to earth, landing on the " Of Course I Still Love You " drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The Falcon 9 with the Block 5 launched from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force S...More..

NASA announces astronauts for first commercial spaceflights from U.S.
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

NASA announces astronauts for first commercial spaceflights from U.S.

The assignments will come from among a list of four astronauts who have already been training for the commercial crew program - Robert Behnken , Eric Boe , Douglas Hurley and Sunita Williams - all of whom h...More..

Massive rogue planet crowned with a glowing aurora found wandering the galaxy
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Massive rogue planet crowned with a glowing aurora found wandering the galaxy

They're calling it a "rogue" planet because it appears to be travelling through space without any kind of orbit around a parent star. The unusual object in the latest study, called SIMP J01365663+0933473, has...More..

Mote and FWC conduct red tide survey along the Florida Gulf coast
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Mote and FWC conduct red tide survey along the Florida Gulf coast

Red tide is a "naturally occurring algae that has been documented along Florida's Gulf Coast since the 1840s and occurs almost every year". According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ...More..

NASA names astronauts for new commercial spacecraft test flights, missions
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

NASA names astronauts for new commercial spacecraft test flights, missions

Astronaut Sunita Williams is introduced as NASA announces the crew assignments for the first flight tests , missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon , at NASA's Johnson Space Ce...More..

Hurricane Hector could collide with erupting Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Hurricane Hector could collide with erupting Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii

The Category 3 hurricane was centered about 1,360 miles (2,190 kilometers) east of South Point, Hawaii, early Sunday and was moving west at 12 mph (19 kph). State officials urged residents to take precaution an...More..

by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX and Boeing launches from the US

The space agency has partnered with Boeing and SpaceX to develop the Starliner spacecraft to launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and the Crew Dragon launching atop the Falcon 9 rocket, r...More..

Degrading plastics emit greenhouse gases
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Degrading plastics emit greenhouse gases

Taiwan started recycling plastic more than a decade ago and today it boasts more than 70 percent recycling rates, according to the Environmental Protection Administration. A study in the journal PLOS ONE on W...More..