Some eastern Florida beaches remain shut as red tide lingers

Test results expected Wednesday afternoon for Broward County were delayed by the state conservation commission, which was still working on them, said Nicole Sharp, who oversees Broward's beaches. "We're going to continue to get counts". "But this pas... More..

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Have scientists found the first moon outside our solar system?
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Have scientists found the first moon outside our solar system?

The candidate exomoon orbits 1.9 million miles (3 million kilometers) from its host planet - about eight times farther away than Earth's moon circles. "It was definitely a shocking moment to see that light cu...More..

CMU professor confirms Michigan's 6th largest meteorite found in Montcalm County
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

CMU professor confirms Michigan's 6th largest meteorite found in Montcalm County

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., corroborated Sirbescu's analysis that the 22-pound "rock" is, indeed, a meteorite , and is apparently the sixth-largest of its type to be discovered in MI. ...More..

Indian astronaut may travel to ISS on board Russia’s Soyuz in 2022
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Indian astronaut may travel to ISS on board Russia’s Soyuz in 2022

The Russian daily Kommersant reported that an investigation at home was probing the possibility that United States astronauts deliberately drilled the hole in order to get a sick colleague sent back home-so...More..

Man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

Although many people had asked her to examine rocks in the past, this time was different. Even though Dr. Sirbescu knew exactly what it was, it had to be sent to the Smithsonian Museum for verification, it wa...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

'First known exomoon may have been discovered'

The candidate moon, with the designation Kepler-1625b-i, is unusual because of its large size - comparable to the huge, icy planet Neptune in our solar system . First, Kepler 1625b begins its transit of the st...More..

Touchdown: Japan space probe just launched a new robot onto an asteroid
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Touchdown: Japan space probe just launched a new robot onto an asteroid

It had been carried by the Hayabusa2, the Japanese probe that is spending more than a year studying the Ryugu asteroid . In addition to a camera and radiometer, it has an infrared spectrometer and a magnetomet...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Red tide closes Florida beaches, could impact millions in tourism dollars

Red tide is caused by algae and is common on Florida's Gulf Coast. Six Palm Beach County beaches were closed since the weekend, but authorities said they planned to reopen on Friday. "This year has been an a...More..

Lockheed Introduces Lunar Lander Concept
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Lockheed Introduces Lunar Lander Concept

The preliminary design suggests that the lander will be able to carry up to four people and 900 kg (2,000 pounds) of cargo to the moon, with enough life support for a two-week mission. Lockheed Martin's recentl...More..

Large Hadron Collider operator suspends scientist in gender row
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Large Hadron Collider operator suspends scientist in gender row

He also said that women need to prove themselves in physics, as "nobody is invited". A senior scientist working with CERN has been suspended after an unpopular presentation in Geneva on Friday, in which he ...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Lockheed Martin Presents A Reusable, Crewed Moon Lander

When astronauts finally walk on the moon again, they could be in for a long stay - as Lockheed Martin has shown off a giant lunar landerbuilt for two-week stints. "This lander could be used to establish a sur...More..

Five decades of two-party rule ends just ended in Quebec
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Five decades of two-party rule ends just ended in Quebec

The party performed well almost everywhere outside the island of Montreal, where the outgoing Liberals and left-wing Quebec solidaire won almost all the seats. But despite their differences the leaders found c...More..

Florence floods breed large, aggressive mosquitoes
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Florence floods breed large, aggressive mosquitoes

Days of standing water from Hurricane Florence proved to be the flawless breeding ground for a large, aggressive species of mosquito - especially in the town of Fayetteville, North Carolina. "I think my auto ag...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

3 scientists awarded Nobel Chemistry Prize for work in evolutionary science

The victor of the Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced on Friday. "So if you can harness enzymes for your own purposes, this is often more environmentally friendly than using heavy metals or toxic substances ...More..

Partners announce $31bn investment in Canada LNG project
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Partners announce $31bn investment in Canada LNG project

Getting the LNG project off the ground could be considered a win for the Trudeau government, which has struggled to get major energy projects built in Canada. Horgan. The outlook for LNG has since brightened as...More..

The Voyage to Mars May Riddle Astronauts with Cancer, New Study Says
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Voyage to Mars May Riddle Astronauts with Cancer, New Study Says

This is not the first time that experts have raised concerns of cancer rates among astronauts. Getting a manned mission safely to Mars would be the greatest space-age accomplishment of all time. Dr Datta, an ...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

In a surprise, first alien moon discovered is big and gaseous

Alien moons are popular in science fiction. Star Warshad the moons of Yavin IV and Endor. The James Cameron movie Avatartook place on Pandora, the moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. "But we ...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

The British scientist awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry has said he plans to celebrate with a champagne party for colleagues and relaxing by re-engineering his moat. "My sense is that women often wo...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Weird Goblin planet found on the edge of solar system

An artist's conception of a distant Solar System Planet X. Astronomers have discovered a new object at the edge of our solar system. The group includes 2012 VP113 , and Sedna . "These objects are on elong...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

University of Missouri Scientist shares Nobel Chemistry Prize

Half of the 9-million-kronor ($1.01m) prize was designated for Frances Arnold of Caltech in Pasadena for conducting the first directed evolution of enzymes , leading to more environment friendly manufacturin...More..