Beluga whale in Thames eating, swimming well

Marine mammal experts at the Museum have said that it not possible to tell if the animal is definitely a beluga whale without clearer images, but they will keep an eye on its progress in the river. "We wouldn't go anywhere near it in a boat". Others ... More..

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Japanese venture to launch lunar rover
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Japanese venture to launch lunar rover

The Hakuto-R programme will serve as a demonstration for the firm to demonstrate its technology in pulling off an orbit around the moon, in mission 1, and a soft lunar landing and deployment of rovers to gather...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft deploys rovers on asteroid called Ryugu

Aided by the low gravity, the roving robots can hop as high as 15 metres across the asteroid's rocky surface and stay airborne for as long as 15 minutes. The container was launched from the spacecraft Hayabusa...More..

NASA's Curiosity Rover Completes 6 Years on Mars
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

NASA's Curiosity Rover Completes 6 Years on Mars

That object is Opportunity , which was descending into the Martian valley when a dust storm swept over the region a little more than 100 days ago. The lack of sunlight caused the solar-powered Opportunity to...More..

ULA selects Blue Origin to provide Vulcan main engine
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

ULA selects Blue Origin to provide Vulcan main engine

Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, has said he invests roughly $ 1 billion of his personal fortune into Blue Origin annually. The announcement comes four years after the companies first announ...More..

Scientists: Giant asteroid Oumuamua again noticed in the Solar system
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Scientists: Giant asteroid Oumuamua again noticed in the Solar system

Scientists have uncovered the truth about a mysterious space rock called Oumuamua which has been hurtling through Earth's solar system and was spotted past year. As leader of one of the groups in charge of pr...More..

Florence: Severe flooding feared near SC coast
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Florence: Severe flooding feared near SC coast

I'm nervous. Can't you see me shaking?" she said , stretching her arms out. In Conway County, where the Waccamaw was already well above flood stage, South Carolina's state-owned electric and water utility, s...More..

Kirk, reforms as tropical storm, gains strength
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kirk, reforms as tropical storm, gains strength

Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest near 18 miles per hour (30 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue over the next few days. A tropical storm watch in effect for St. The NHC noted that an Air Fo...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Seal, Octopus, Kayaker Make for Riveting Footage

When the video hit Twitter on Wednesday, many gave the incident their seal of approval. Mulinder captioned the video on Instagram . The answer may be a bit more complicated. Arctocephalus Forsteri, not as in...More..

Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

More than a dozen rivers in North and SC already have overflowed their banks and the water - particularly the Waccamaw River, which spans both states - is expected to swell putting additional residents in harm'...More..

Nasa telescope discovers two new planets
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Nasa telescope discovers two new planets

The first light science image features a detailed view of the southern sky taken with all four of the spacecraft's wide-field cameras. "This morning time science picture displays the capabilities of the space...More..

Tiger population nearly doubles in Nepal
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tiger population nearly doubles in Nepal

The tiger census of 2009 had put the number of wild cats at 121, which has been almost doubled in a decade. Conservationists used more than 4,000 cameras along with 600 elephants to travel the 2,100-km route ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tropical Storm Rosa to become major Hurricane soon

The National Hurricane Center has reissued tropical storm warnings for Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominca, Martinique and Guadeloupe. As of 5 a.m. EDT, Rosa was packing maximum sustained winds of 65 mph and w...More..

Massive Icelandic Volcano Eruption Could Disrupt Air Travel
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Massive Icelandic Volcano Eruption Could Disrupt Air Travel

She then claimed that that ash cloud that will follow the eruption from Katla could be "more than three times as great" as that in 2010. Early reports, that were pushed in the Geophysical Research Letters ...More..

He May Have Solved a $1M Math Problem
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

He May Have Solved a $1M Math Problem

Atiyah's proof of the Riemann hypothesis seemed simplistic when juxtaposed with previous solutions. Despite the criticism he accepts, he insists that his work is solidly based and is capable of demonstrat...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

UK’s Labour open to second European Union vote with option of remaining: Starmer

The most complex set of voters are the new members, many young, who were attracted to Corbyn's social justice agenda, but who tend to not share his historic suspicion of the European Union and its free-trade ...More..

Beluga whale spotted swimming in the Thames
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Beluga whale spotted swimming in the Thames

Dave Andrews, a consultant ecologist and ornithologist according to his Twitter profile, shared footage of the whale near Coalhouse Fort in Essex on Twitter. Photos posted on Twitter appeared to show a white wh...More..

Yellowstone grizzly bears' protection restored and hunts halted
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Yellowstone grizzly bears' protection restored and hunts halted

A US judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in nearly three decades. Christensen's opi...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Judge restores protections for grizzly bears, blocking hunts

The hunts would have been the first in USA outside Alaska since 1991. In the judge's view, the answer was no. "Our determination was based on our rigorous interpretation of the law and is supported by the b...More..

Widespread damage after tornado hits Ontario and Quebec
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Widespread damage after tornado hits Ontario and Quebec

The second tornado was classified as a high end EF-2 with wind speeds of up 137mph and it hit the neighborhood of Arlington Woods in Ottawa. "We're here to reassure everyone in the region that's been affected t...More..