Planet hunting Kepler telescope wakes up again

In 2013, two of its reaction wheels failed and that could have ended the mission right then and there, since the wheels were responsible for guiding the telescope, but the NASA team managed to find a solution, eventually: they used the solar winds t... More..

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Nasa's Curiosity Rover takes spectacular panoramic selfie on Mars
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Nasa's Curiosity Rover takes spectacular panoramic selfie on Mars

The rover then surveyed its surroundings and produced a 360-degree panoramic image, itself included in the frame, according to a statement. The one-ton Curiosity, which carries a massive amount of scientific ...More..

by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Who Drilled the Hole That Caused the ISS Air Leak?

A sealant was applied Thursday, and cabin pressure returned to normal. Investigations are now underway on the incident. According to Mike Gold , head of the committee, they would also consider scrapping "obs...More..

Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast

These swells will likely increase during next week and result in rough surf and unsafe rip current activity. Although a direct hit is not inevitable, odds have increased that this storm may have a hard time...More..

Carlsberg to ditch plastic can holders
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Carlsberg to ditch plastic can holders

Next, the Snap Packs will appear in Norway. The Snap Pack is one of the sustainable packaging innovations announced by Carlsberg this morning. Though the brand says the new tech has been "three years in t...More..

Almost 90 Elephants Found Poached in Botswana
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Almost 90 Elephants Found Poached in Botswana

Mr Chase said poachers had been targeting old bull elephants with large tusks. But the Botswana government later rejected the charity's tally of the carcasses as well as their explanation for the deat...More..

RBC chief warns investors 'getting impatient' on Trans Mountain
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

RBC chief warns investors 'getting impatient' on Trans Mountain

This is viewer supported news. Legislative tricks are normally used by governments to try and overrule court decisions or speed up conclusions between the legal system and government. Shortly after the court ...More..

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn's north pole
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn's north pole

The spacecraft even spotted a high-altitude vortex at the planet's south pole, but this vortex was not hexagonal. However, it appears that this peculiar structure extends approximately 180 miles above the cloud...More..

Kavanaugh Hearing: Booker Releases Confidential Documents
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Kavanaugh Hearing: Booker Releases Confidential Documents

Bush White House. During the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats dug in on controversial issues. So far, Kavanaugh appears to have avoided any major missteps that could block his confirmation. ...More..

France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October: Minister
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October: Minister

Francois de Rugy, president of the National Assembly , parliament's lower house, takes over at the ecology ministry. Hulot, a TV star who enjoyed the highest ratings of any in Macron's cabinet, accused the p...More..

'Vegetarian' shark discovery: First omnivorous species of sea predator stuns scientists
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

'Vegetarian' shark discovery: First omnivorous species of sea predator stuns scientists

In a new study published by researchers at the University of California-Irvine and Florida International University, the bonnethead shark , which dwells in seagrass meadows off the Atlantic and Gulf of Mex...More..

Scientists develop new way to harness solar power
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Scientists develop new way to harness solar power

This is first of its kind model to use hydrogenase and photosystem II for creating semi-artificial photosynthesis supported entirely by solar power . As indicated by the researchers, the procedure named artif...More..

Democrat protesters interrupt Kavanaugh hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Democrat protesters interrupt Kavanaugh hearing

Booker says the email shows Kavanaugh was at least open to racial profiling by police. Under questioning by Republicans, Kavanaugh stressed the importance of judicial independence, "not being swayed by p...More..

Kavanaugh Dodges Question on Pre-Existing Condition Provision
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Kavanaugh Dodges Question on Pre-Existing Condition Provision

Kavanaugh said he considers the Roe v. Wade abortion decision "an important decision. settled law" that has been "reaffirmed many times". "As a minor, the government argued that it was proper or appropriate...More..

Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing

There are several important cases waiting on the Court's docket this fall, and whoever replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy will have tremendous power to impact our everyday lives at home, at work and in school ...More..

Space Elevator Concept to Be Tested in September in Earth Orbit
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Space Elevator Concept to Be Tested in September in Earth Orbit

The satellites will be connected via a cable, and the satellites will provide the tension needed to keep the cable straight. CHEAPER (MAYBE ). This movement is definitely easier to do in space than it will b...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Scientists Believe Ninth Planet 'Planet Nine' Could Be Lurking Behind Neptune

The planet may be 160,000 times dimmer than Neptune . Planet Nine , believed to be 10 times the size of Earth, continues to enthrall astronomers who believe we have yet to see the planet because it may be h...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Chaos mars hearing for Trump Supreme Court pick

Republicans have said that Democrats have more than enough documents to assess Kavanaugh's record, including his 12 years of judicial opinions as a judge on the U.S. Feinstein had asked the question in th...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall

By Tuesday afternoon, the storm was centered 95 miles (155 kilometers) southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi, with top sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph). As much as 20 centimetres of rain could fall in some parts ...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon has formed. The Mississippi Coast is in its path.
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon has formed. The Mississippi Coast is in its path.

The hurricane center also issued a storm surge warning, meaning possible "danger of life-threatening inundation, " for late Tuesday for the area stretching from Shell Beach, Louisiana, to Dauphin Island, Alab...More..