Global warming will lead to mass starvation in the Land

And in certain places, a warmer climate will support larger swarms. "You have more insects, and they're eating more". In a paper published August 31 in the journal Science , a team led by scientists at the University of Washington reports that ins... More..

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Air Leak Occurs at Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Docked to ISS - Roscosmos Chief
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Air Leak Occurs at Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Docked to ISS - Roscosmos Chief

Later, the fracture was patched with a sealant. "The situation on the International Space Station is under control and the cosmonauts are already fixing the problem with the air leak", the Roscosmos press o...More..

by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Climate Change Could Hit Point of No Return by 2035

One significant difference between warming after the ice age and what is occurring today is the speed at which temperatures are increasing. And the loss of forests could unleash even faster global warming, ...More..

Ancient 'Monster Galaxy' Is Forming New Stars At Astonishing Rate
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Ancient 'Monster Galaxy' Is Forming New Stars At Astonishing Rate

The researchers noted that the gas disk was unstable, which means the entire gas disk that makes up this galaxy is fragmenting and undergoing a very big episode of starburst, which could help explain its eno...More..

Is air pollution making us dumb?
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Is air pollution making us dumb?

However, Dr. He said, measuring long-term effects of pollution exposure can be hard, in part because individual exposure depends on so many factors - including, for example, whether a person uses air filters at...More..

'Google's AI to predict quake aftershocks'
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

'Google's AI to predict quake aftershocks'

Hoping to address that, a group of researchers trained a "deep learning" programme with data about tens of thousands of earthquakes and aftershocks to see if they improve predictions. The team is looking ...More..

300 turtles found dead on Mexico beach
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

300 turtles found dead on Mexico beach

Fishermen in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca have found about 300 dead sea turtles entangled in fishing nets. The animals were found floating tangled up together with their shells cracked, testament ...More..

Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

A Soyuz flight planned for April 2019 "will complete the fulfillment of our obligations under a contract with NASA related to the delivery of USA astronauts to the ISS and their return from the station", Bori...More..

Research: Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Research: Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

In a world where climate change is an overused term, usually designated to all things to go wrong on our planet, let's go back nearly 40,000 years ago and see how freezing weather led to the extinction of The N...More..

Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station

NASA said on Thursday that the leak caused a minor reduction in cabin pressure on the ISS. The Russian Soyuz spacecraft (L) brought a new crew to the International Space Station (ISS ) in June. However, i...More..

British, French fishermen fight 'scallop war'
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

British, French fishermen fight 'scallop war'

The French are irritated that British fishermen are allowed to harvest scallops, a key earner for France's Normandy region, throughout the year, while they are prevented from doing so during the summer. "Sc...More..

NASA's New Horizons snaps its first photo of Ultima Thule
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

NASA's New Horizons snaps its first photo of Ultima Thule

Hal Weaver , a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Artist's impression of New Horizons encountering a Pluto-like object in the distant Kuiper Belt. The image field is extremely rich wi...More..

Water spotted at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Water spotted at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

All these findings support computer and theoretical-simulation models that have earlier implied that water is present on (H2O) on Jupiter, the scientists said . If the relative abundance is between 3 and 4, ...More..

ALMA Provides Detailed View of Very Distant Star-Forming Galaxy | Astronomy
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

ALMA Provides Detailed View of Very Distant Star-Forming Galaxy | Astronomy

The gas clouds in COSMOS-AzTEC-1 were found to be unusually unstable, and it shows runaway star formation , morphing the galaxy into an unstoppable monster . In this process, a balanced state is achieve...More..

Heat, humidity, rain kick off Labor Day weekend in DC area
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Heat, humidity, rain kick off Labor Day weekend in DC area

Overall, the weather service says temperatures next week may end up a few degrees lower than this past week. Scattered storms sat nearly motionless over D.C. A few strong storms are possible, capable of nicke...More..

NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft sees its next target Ultima Thule
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft sees its next target Ultima Thule

The critical detection will refine the spacecraft's direction toward far away Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule. Hal Weaver, New Horizons project scientist and LORRI principal investigator from the Johns Ho...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Atlantic Cyclone Forming Off Africa As Rains Wash Territory Thursday

Florence would be the season's sixth named storm. First, whether or not this system continues to encounter less wind shear as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico. According to Met Éireann, however, reports of a tr...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

NASA works to contain pressure leak on International Space Station

Astronauts on board the International Space Station have managed to fix a tiny tear in the fabric of a Russian capsule that was letting oxygen leak into space . Mission control in Houston and Russian Federat...More..

Former Australia prime minister to quit Parliament
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Former Australia prime minister to quit Parliament

It means whoever replaces Mr Turnbull as the Liberal pick will face stiff competition from independent candidates like Kerryn Phelps, a Sydney city councillor and former president of the Australian Medical ...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Astronauts repairing air leak on International Space Station

The "minute pressure leak" was discovered on Wednesday night, eastern USA time, by teams in Moscow and Houston, Texas. So for now it looks like the Expedition 56 crew are probably safe, although flight contro...More..