Scientists confirm ice exists at Moon’s poles

Water was detected back in 2009 when NASA's Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) shot into the south pole's Ceabeus crater and exposed its subsurface, but this only proved that water exists within the Moon, but not necessarily o... More..

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Hurricane Lane Forecast to Turn Hawaii with Swell Wind Weather Impacts
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane Lane Forecast to Turn Hawaii with Swell Wind Weather Impacts

Model data has been trending toward a northward turn by Wednesday night/Thursday morning, which is reflected in the most recent official track from the CPHC. "Even if the center of Lane were to remain offshore,...More..

by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii, Maui counties as Lane nears state

The last hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii was Iniki in 1992, which struck Kaua'i. The National Weather Service warns that the entire state of Hawaii needs to brace for a possible hurricane strike because ...More..

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule

The plan requires states to come up with their own rules to make coal-fired power plants more efficient. Such changes "will barely make a dent in cutting heat-trapping emissions from the electricity sector,...More..

Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman

Turnbull replied, "I can't agree with you there and the results of the ballot today demonstrate it". "I voted for Peter Dutton . As a matter of integrity, this afternoon I offered my resignation", McGrath po...More..

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull on leadership contest
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull on leadership contest

In a later interview with Sky News , Mr Dutton would not answer direct questions on whether he would challenge again. The leadership instability continues a pattern in Australian federal politics covering al...More..

Fireball over Southeast traveled at 53,700 miles per hour
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Fireball over Southeast traveled at 53,700 miles per hour

The first official sighting of the flaming meteor took place at 12:19 a.m. CT some 58 miles (93 kilometers) above Turkeytown, northeast of Gadsden. A meteor is a small piece of rocky, iron or icy debris fly...More..

Farm organisations welcome big jump in federal government drought support
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Farm organisations welcome big jump in federal government drought support

The announcement comes two weeks after the federal government announced its last relief package and the state of New South Wales has also provided more than A$1 billion in assistance for farmers. "The Quee...More..

Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe

The galaxies , which are called Segue-1, Bootes I, Tucana II and Ursa Major I, are incredibly faint and believed to be among the first that ever formed . Researchers said their discovery aligned perfectly...More..

Federal court reinstates clean water rule delayed by Trump administration
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Federal court reinstates clean water rule delayed by Trump administration

Chemical manufacturers must immediately comply with the Chemical Disaster Rule, a set of requirements aimed at keeping communities safe from toxic disasters, following a federal court ruling on Friday which cal...More..

Storm will brush Hawaii as Hurricane to INTENSIFY further
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Storm will brush Hawaii as Hurricane to INTENSIFY further

Central Pacific basin on August 18. Lane is moving west-northwest at about 15 miles per hour, and it is expected to lose power as it continues west-northwest over the next few days. The NHC intensity forecast s...More..

Permafrost carbon leak could peak within a few decades
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Permafrost carbon leak could peak within a few decades

One key point to keep in mind is that methane is a greenhouse gas that is 22 times stronger than carbon dioxide, and the carbon has already started to leach into the atmosphere as the planet's climate continues...More..

Scientists have Figured Out How to Break Spaghetti into Two Pieces
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Scientists have Figured Out How to Break Spaghetti into Two Pieces

For the study , Ronald Heisser, Vishal Patil, and other researchers snapped many spaghetti sticks to find out how to achieve a ideal two-piece break. As a result of this, they caught the "entire fragmentation ...More..

Amazingly preserved remains of a 99-million-year-old beetle
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Amazingly preserved remains of a 99-million-year-old beetle

Pollinators bring to mind flowering plants. A new discovery of a beetle preserved in 99-million-year-old amber offers a picture of some of the earliest pollinating insects on the planet. "Our find indicates...More..

Yellow weather warning issued for tomorrow
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Yellow weather warning issued for tomorrow

Ernesto is expected to hit the west coast of Ireland on Saturday night, moving across Scotland and northern England as Sunday morning approaches. Tropical storm winds range from 39mph and 73mph - above that i...More..

Chinese rover set to range over far side of Moon
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Chinese rover set to range over far side of Moon

In May, China took the first step of this mission with the launch of a satellite to facilitate communications between the Moon and control centres on Earth. China was late to the space race - it didn't send i...More..

Flash Flood potential for DC-metro area Sunday
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Flash Flood potential for DC-metro area Sunday

With the likelihood of more rain today, there's concern that it could come down at a heavy clip, and if it does over neighborhoods that received heavy rain over the past few days, localized flash flooding could...More..

Brace for Extra-warm Weather through 2022
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Brace for Extra-warm Weather through 2022

Rising greenhouse gas emissions are steadily adding to the upward pressure on temperatures, but humans do not feel the change as a straight line because the effects are diminished or amplified by phases of natu...More..

Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend

It is now far removed from land and is not expected to be a threat to the United Kingdom for at least the next few days. The subtropical storm has been making its way across the Atlantic and is set to reach I...More..

Astronomers prepare for Earth to 'plow' into fiery meteor shower
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Astronomers prepare for Earth to 'plow' into fiery meteor shower

The moving debris, ranging from the size of a grain of sand to that of a pea, come from the comet Swift-Tuttle . The meteor shower is actually the Earth moving into particles of dust and rock from the comet,...More..