Science

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:28

The first stage successfully landed on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You, which was waiting in position in the Atlantic Ocean (a camera feed loss at the moment of landing created a bit of extra drama). The satellite is owned by PT Telcom, the largest provider of telecommunications services in Indonesia. Officials from Telkom Indonesia expected the Telkom 1 satellite, which launched in 1999, to remain operational until Merah Putih's launch.

by | August 05, 2018 | 21:26

The Obama administration's EPA had estimated in January 2017 that the increased standards after 2020 would save consumers an average of $1,650 in fuel costs over the lifetime of a new vehicle. The argument remained on the EPA's website Thursday. That would price many buyers out of the new-vehicle market, forcing them to drive older, less-safe vehicles that pollute more, the administration says.

by | August 03, 2018 | 13:13

In both cases, again assuming no major problems crop up, operational flights to ferry astronauts to and from the space station would begin after the test flights are complete, ending NASA's sole reliance on Russian Soyuz spacecraft to carry U.S., European, Canadian and Japanese crew members to the lab.

by | August 01, 2018 | 17:19

The Red Planet shines its brightest between July 27th and 30th as the Sun, Earth, and Mars all line up, with Earth sandwiched in the middle of the other two. The Earth and Mars both orbit around the sun with the distance between the two planets usually at about 140,000,000 miles apart. If you're looking through binoculars or a telescope, you will not be able to see the detail you normally do on the planet's surface; there's a massive dust storm obscuring most planetary details right ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 13:20

All eyes will on the sky tonight as the world is to witness the attractive sight of 'blood moon' as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century . Usually a lunar eclipse totality only lasts for around an hour. North American residents suffering from eclipse FOMO will be able to watch the event online.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:48

This event is not to be confused with a total solar eclipse like the one that was visible across a swath of the continental USA last summer. As we approach this remarkable event, we will tell you what to expect. It will last around 103 minutes. Filipinos will have to hope for clear skies at dawn on Saturday to watch the longest blood moon eclipse this century, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

by | July 28, 2018 | 14:38

The 920th Rescue Wing assisted in the mission by sending out an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crew to clear the Eastern Range underneath the rocket trajectory. The firm was also speculated to attempt to catch the rocket's fairing with a giant net stretched across a boat called Mr. Steven . Per Space.com , the Arianespace launch was planned to take place near the Atlantic coast of South America at Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.

by | July 27, 2018 | 23:48

Dr Gregory Brown, of the Royal Observatory Greenwich, said: "We miss a section of the eclipse due to the moon being below our horizon when it starts". It is thought the Moon was formed 4.5 billion years ago when a large planet, which scientists have named Theia, crashed into Earth, creating a huge debris disc that eventually swirled together to form the satellite.

by | July 27, 2018 | 08:55

ET to 5:13 p.m. ET. On the night of the total lunar eclipse , Mars and the moon will be roughly six degrees apart in the night sky. On July 27 at around 10pm, the red planet Mars will be directly opposite to the Sun and at the same time being at closest distance from the Earth at about 56 million kilometres.

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:25

The blood moon will be the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century and will occur just after 9pm United Kingdom time on Friday July 27. Astronomers say we should be able to see it throughout early August. space agency said. "Not quite as bright as Venus, but still because of the reddish, orange-ish-red color, you really can't miss it in the sky". Nasa has said that there is now a dust storm which is affecting the whole planet, so this may make seeing details on Mars a little more ...

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:11

While they spent the first year of the Trump administration attacking Obama's rules as too costly, they fear the regulatory uncertainty that a years-long court battle over a rollback would create. The proposed regulations revamp will also stop the current federal rules aiming to boost fuel efficiency into the next decade. The issue is complicated by the fact that California is not alone in its pursuit of more stringent emissions standards.

by | July 26, 2018 | 15:44

Still, water is water-and it could be a sign of potential life on the Red Planet, or at least a sign of potential support for a colony. But the climate has changed significantly over the course of the planet's 4.6 billion year history and liquid water can not exist on the surface today, so scientists are looking underground.

by | July 26, 2018 | 13:22

Residents in most of the world will be able to see at least a partial eclipse . This will persist until 2.43 am, after which the Moon will begin to move outside the Earth's shadow. It will be Mars's closest approach to our planet in over a decade so the planet will appear bigger in the sky. That should make for quite a dramatic backdrop.

by | July 20, 2018 | 23:28

They were first spotted a year ago by a team of astronomers originally on the hunt for the elusive Planet Nine , a hypothetical body speculated to exist beyond Neptune. It's believed that numerous tiny moons around Jupiter were once much larger, having broken up over time due to the stress of gravity or perhaps even collisions with each other, resulting in the smaller objects we see today.

by | July 19, 2018 | 07:41

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic also plans to start flying paying customers to space on suborbital flights. However, before any of that can happen the company needs to make sure its hardware is up to the task, and flights like the one today are steps in that direction.

by | July 18, 2018 | 14:54

The survey looked for objects one kilometre and larger, so there is a chance that there are other, smaller "moonlets" in orbit around the giant Jupiter. It has most likely collided with other moons, breaking it down into the fragment it is today. Valetudo, as the team calls this oddball moon, is named after the Roman goddess of health, cleanliness and hygiene.

by | July 16, 2018 | 00:47

Therefore, one of its main components is a cubic kilometer of this ice, under the continent's surface, near the NSF South Pole research station. There's still a lot of work to do from here; scientists must figure out why this particular blazar is sending out neutrinos and cosmic rays .

by | July 15, 2018 | 22:42

This moon has also been known as the Full Thunder Moon and the Full Hay Moon. Solar eclipse will be in India at 1:30 in July. The Earth is about to have a rather unusual Friday with it not only being the 13 day of the month, it will also be a day when there will be a Super Moon as well as a partial solar eclipse , all in one day.

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:57

This is because the IceCube requires ultra-pure ice in order to analyze neutrinos . Astronomers have long highlighted electromagnetic observations - the study of light - but there are limitations in this approach because many aspects of the universe are uncertain using light alone.

by | July 15, 2018 | 15:35

In the solar eclipse , the moon comes between the sun and the earth, and when the moon blocks the sun completely or partially. Solar Eclipse 2018 which is due to be held on July 13 will be visible in Western Australia and other neighboring islands.

by | July 14, 2018 | 23:48

The spacecraft's design and development process, which involved intensive work of engineers, scientists and team members, began in 2013 and continued until past year, when its construction at the IAI MABAT Plant commenced. SpaceIL CEO Ido Anteby said that the spacecraft is the smallest to ever land on the moon. Speaking at press conference, SpaceIL's CEO Ido Anteby said his country's flag will be planted on the moon.

by | July 14, 2018 | 16:12

Beryl is not expected to track close enough to the USA coast to bring significant rain or wind, AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski said. Hurricane Chris continues to be a solid Category 2 late Wednesday morning after rapidly intensifying last night.

by | July 13, 2018 | 14:29

Kavanaugh, known to be a baseball fan, was paid back by his friends and retired the debt in 2017. "Investigative reporters scoured his financial disclosures and learned that he and his friends buy tickets to baseball games and that he pays his bills", McConnell said in a speech on Thursday.

by | July 09, 2018 | 20:12

Starbucks said that it is the largest food and beverage retailer to have promised to get rid of plastic straws. According to a release, Starbucks said the lid is now available in more than 8,000 stores in the USA and Canada for select beverages, including Draft Nitro and Cold Foam.

by | July 09, 2018 | 15:50

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory. As some East Coast residents gear up for Tropical Storm Chris, New Englanders can rest easy knowing the storm will avoid the area, forecasters said. East Coast, it will still bring impacts for beachgoers. It is said Beryl will "degenerate into a trough of low pressure" as it moves into the eastern caribbean sea by Monday.