Sci-tech

by | April 18, 2019 | 19:09

EST Friday but you can still capture its majesty on Thursday night and Friday night. The Pink Moon phenomenon has been written in the Old Farmer's Almanac . "Full Moon names date back to Native Americans, of what is now the northern and eastern United States", NASA writes of the moon on its website. When dusk arrives and the skies begin to darken, and this will offer you the best view of the Pink Moon as it passes across the sky.

by | April 18, 2019 | 12:38

One reason is that SpaceX only has two landing pads for boosters to use when coming back to Earth. "Due to rough sea conditions, SpaceX's recovery team was unable to secure the center core booster for its return trip to Port Canaveral". SpaceX landed a very big fish but was unable to reel it in. The one thing about launching a Falcon Heavy rocker is that one booster needs to be recovered using a drone ship.

by | April 17, 2019 | 23:53

They said in a statement: "Our aim is to create moments in time when humanity stops and fully considers the extent of the harm we have done and are doing to life on earth". Around half a million people are thought to have been affected. "However, I am extremely concerned about the plans some protesters have to disrupt the London Underground".

by | April 15, 2019 | 03:27

Falls County officials said that agencies would be reporting to Robertson County to assist after reports of people trapped, several injuries and damaged buildings. The large storm system also caused flash floods in Louisiana, where two deaths were reported. Portions of Chicago saw some snow and while it began slowing down Sunday afternoon, the weather service said snow-covered surfaces may pile up to an inch of snow.

by | April 14, 2019 | 20:15

The Arabsat 6A is a modern communications satellite developed by Lockheed Martin for Arabsat , an organisation founded by the Arab League in 1976 to provide telecommunications services to the region. The auto, which was carrying a space-suited mannequin nicknamed Starman , was vaulted into outer space and is expected to orbit the sun for the foreseeable future.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:35

Filipino archeologist Armand Salvador Mijares talks about the fossil bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new species they called Homo Luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

by | April 12, 2019 | 13:40

Bouman was a graduate student in computer science and artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) when she first led an worldwide team of astronomers creating the world's largest telescope to take the first image of a blackhole.

by | April 12, 2019 | 13:27

The Morrison government has ticked off on the groundwater management plan for the proposed Adani coal mine, an important but not a final step for the central Queensland project receiving the go-ahead. Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten suggested the approval was suspect, saying "maybe the government's chose to rush the decision out on Adani so they don't have to talk about a bigger problem that they have created on their own".

by | April 12, 2019 | 07:53

EST. Eight minutes after takeoff, the spaceflight company landed the Falcon Heavy's side boosters at the company's two landing zones at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Roadster is thought to be on the other side of the sun from us right now, about three-quarters of the way around its first solar orbit, said senior analyst at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, Jon Giorgini.

by | April 12, 2019 | 06:02

This black hole is in the middle of a distant galaxy called Messier 87 , about 55 million light years away from Earth. Those facts led astronomers to surmise that M87 hosts an active supermassive black hole in its center, and the newly released images seem to confirm that.

by | April 11, 2019 | 23:23

Only three countries have completed the formidable task of landing a spacecraft on the lunar surface - the United States, Russia (then the USSR) and China. All were government-sponsored endeavors. The move was welcomed by Israel's leadership, and Netanyahu was also present for the launch. It part-funded by Israeli billionaire Morris Kahn and the Israel Space Agency.

by | April 10, 2019 | 20:29

The Titusville Police Department tweeted on Monday morning that the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch has been rescheduled to Wednesday. Falcon Heavy Flight 2 is made even more exciting by the fact that both of its Block 5 side boosters will be instrumental to a planned third launch of the SpaceX rocket as few as two months later.

by | April 10, 2019 | 10:12

As Salon has previously explained , imaging a black hole directly is impossible, given that they do not emit light; rather, astronomers aim to capture the matter that swirls around them at incredible speed due to their huge gravity, and which often radiates light.

by | April 08, 2019 | 11:27

Big Cypress posted a photo on Facebook showing four people holding the snake from its head to its tail. The python research done at Big Cypress is focused on controlling the invasive species, believed to have entered the area when pet snakes escaped from or were released from their homes, according to the preserve's website .

by | April 07, 2019 | 23:38

At first glance, the four-legged creature above might seem like an otter or a platypus. The new specimen, described in a study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology , is 42.6 million years old and provides fresh information on the evolution of cetaceans .

by | April 07, 2019 | 21:57

A Japanese probe on Friday launched an explosive device at an asteroid, aiming to blast a crater in the surface and scoop up material that could shed light on how the solar system evolved. Last September JAXA landed two hopping robots onto Ryugu , also as part of the Hayabusa2 mission - making Japan the first country in the world to land rovers on an asteroid.

by | April 06, 2019 | 21:11

Reddy said, adding that the interception was created to hit at an angle so that minimal debris go up and also have minimal velocity. Some part of the debris has decayed already. Clearance to conduct the test was received in 2016 when the programme to develop the interceptor missile began in earnest, Reddy said. Deputy National Security Advisor Pankaj Saran, who also addressed the media, pointed out that multiple statements from the USA were incorrectly conveying the impression that ...

by | April 06, 2019 | 05:27

Long-term exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution is estimated to have contributed to almost 5 million deaths in 2017, of which China and India reported 1.2 million deaths each. The problem of air pollution found a mention in the election manifesto of India's main opposition Congress party on Tuesday. "When considered separately, exposure to ambient PM2.5 is responsible for just over 1 year, household air pollution is responsible for nearly 9 months, and ozone is responsible for less ...

by | April 05, 2019 | 15:27

The Prime Minister went on to say, "India has always been opposed to the weaponization of space and an arms race in outer space, and this test does not in any way change this position". However, the debris will decrease by burning up as it enters the atmosphere. "It's unacceptable", Bridenstine said in response to a question about India's Mission Shakti at an event.

by | April 02, 2019 | 21:59

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said Earth Hour was an important time to reflect on how we support and protect our planet as we face the challenges of climate change . A March 2018 B.C. Hydro report called Lights out: Why Earth Hour is Dimming in B.C., found that seven in 10 B.C. residents meant to take part in Earth Hour , but participation had declined for a fifth year.