Science

by | February 04, 2019 | 23:07

In 2018, the disease led to almost 7 lakh deaths. In Turkey, around 164,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year, roughly 450 people on a daily basis. Meanwhile, a lack of understanding and difficulty communicating signs and symptoms among the youngest can make diagnosing childhood early cancers tough.

by | February 04, 2019 | 17:12

They analyzed the brightness and temperatures of the stars and later found that they did not belong to the globular cluster, which is part of the Milky Way . The team published their discovery January 31, in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters . Accidentally stumbling across a nearby galaxy gives astronomers a hint that there may be many more galaxies of this type out there, just waiting to be found behind the nearest star cluster.

by | February 03, 2019 | 12:01

When this happens, the grounding line retreats inland, exposing more of a glacier's underside to sea water, increasing the likelihood its melt rate will accelerate. Instead, the team used airborne and satellite ice-penetrating radars to reveal the cavity. In the part of the Thwaites Glacier where the cavity has been detected, the scientists have observed a "complex pattern of retreat and ice melt " with parts of the glacier retreating about 2,625 feet per year.

by | February 03, 2019 | 07:39

If the groundhog, belonging to the marmot squirrel family, sees his shadow then it means another six weeks of winter lie ahead in the United States . Katie Wolf of New Cumberland, Pa., wears a groundhog costume to the 133rd Groundhog Day celebration on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Saturday, Feb.

by | February 02, 2019 | 10:43

Hospitals saw a steady stream of patients reporting symptoms of frostbite. There are far more people in North America and across the globe who are experiencing warmer than normal temperatures, and the symptoms of climate change can be hard to understand.

by | February 01, 2019 | 05:11

The brutal blast known as the polar vortex is a stream of cold air that spins around the stratosphere over the North Pole, but whose current has been disrupted and is now pushing south into the United States . At least eight deaths have been linked to the system, including an elderly IL man who was found several hours after he fell trying to get into his home.

by | January 30, 2019 | 09:28

Iran is now not working to build a nuclear weapon, but the Islamic Republic could resume such activities if it does not reap benefits from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, US National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said on Tuesday.

by | January 29, 2019 | 21:58

His tweet late Monday wondering "What the hell is going on with Global Warming " drew a quick response from Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan. As the Associated Press reported , "weather refers to the atmospheric conditions during a shorter period, while climate is a longer view of weather patterns ".

by | January 29, 2019 | 17:27

Samsung is changing the phone charger design as well. "To revamp product packaging, Samsung Electronics has formed a task force involving design and development, purchasing, marketing and quality control for innovative packaging ideas", said Samsung in its statement .

by | January 29, 2019 | 08:58

These minerals are commonly found on Earth, but are highly unusual on the moon. You might be thinking that's an very bad long way for a rock to travel, even if was the result of a colossal strike, but at this time the moon was three times closer to Earth than it is now.

by | January 29, 2019 | 06:59

Chicago looks a few degrees above its record. Thursday and Friday will be brutally cold with lows in the single digits and wind chills around -15 degrees. There's no arguing the Minneapolis-St. Up to 3 inches of snow is expected in the South, while the interior Northeast will see between 6 inches and a foot of snow by Wednesday night.

by | January 25, 2019 | 22:14

Skywatchers who observed the " Super Blood Wolf Moon ", a total lunar eclipse that coincided with a supermoon, were able to witness an incredible addition to their spectacular view that night - a meteorite impact. Russell said that flashes could be seen from Earth only when the lunar surface was in shadow, which is normally a few days before and after the new moon.

by | January 23, 2019 | 23:01

Tenerife, a Spanish island off West Africa, was treated to a great sighting. San Diegans from all over the county crowded around the fountain outside The Fleet Science Center to watch as the lunar eclipse hit totality at 8:41 p.m. So where does the "wolf" part come in? Each moon has its own name associated with the full moon. Other monikers include a " Wolf Moon ", a traditional way of coining an eclipse in the month of January, and a " Blood Moon" because of its rusty, red colour.

by | January 23, 2019 | 18:27

ABC News also pointed out that data show that "Trump is well on track to become the most "accessible' president based on statistics dating back to the time of Ronald Reagan", citing "Trump's own frequent engagements with reporters". delivering the message to the American people", he said. "It's not that they've ever stopped, it's just that sometimes we need to come to the podium to communicate things and sometimes we don't", Gidley said.

by | January 22, 2019 | 20:26

A variety of factors affect the appearance of the moon during a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse lasted about three hours: during the first hour the full moon was gradually swallowed up by the shadow of the Earth, then an hour of total eclipse where it was not invisible but instead appeared tinted in hues of red, orange and pink, followed finally by its full reemergence, bright and shining.

by | January 21, 2019 | 23:28

This adds to previous science results from Cassini's "death dive" that are unlocking the mysteries of Saturn. The Cassini scientists thought it would be possible to do the same for Saturn; the Weizmann scientists were called in to apply their methodology to the Saturn measurements.

by | January 20, 2019 | 18:41

The satellite was on the Epsilon rocket and the launch took place at the Uchinoura space centre. Even though it will be artificial, the light generated should be spectacular and even be bright enough to be visible in areas with heavy light pollution, according to the company.

by | January 20, 2019 | 17:42

The entire event, which includes total as well as partial lunar eclipse will reportedly last for three and a half hours. It is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m. Partial lunar eclipses also often take place, in which the Earth only obscures part of the sun's light from hitting the moon. The moon is then " Super " because it is at its closest point to Earth.

by | January 20, 2019 | 12:00

The arabicas grown in the world's coffee plantations are from very limited genetic stock and are unlikely to have the flexibility required to cope with climate change and other threats, such as pests and diseases. According to researchers, the current efforts to protect wild coffee in biological collections is not enough . The researchers called for a major commitment from countries that grow coffee, particularly African countries such as Ethiopia and South Sudan, to "develop and ...

by | January 18, 2019 | 18:26

And the reason for that is the moon has an orbit around the Earth that brings it closer to and away from the Earth at different times in its orbit. For those who can't get outside or have their view blocked by clouds, the website timeanddate.com also has what Sullivan calls a surprisingly accurate and interesting simulator of what the eclipse will look like, as well as a livestream feed to watch the eclipse in real time.

by | January 18, 2019 | 09:29

The Chang'e 4 probe which is named after the Chinese moon goddess made the world's first soft landing on the moon on January 3. The minimum temperature on the Moon can fall to as low as -250 degree Celsius, according to the National Aeronautical and Space Administration ( NASA ) of the United States.

by | January 18, 2019 | 03:26

It will be the last Total Lunar Eclipse until May 2021, so you'll be wanting to check this one out. All that dry, cold air will sweep away rain clouds just in time for most of the Carolinas to get a good view of a "super moon" combined with a total lunar eclipse just before midnight.

by | January 17, 2019 | 13:42

Liu Hanlong, who is leading the experiment, said Tuesday that potato seeds and rapeseeds also had sprouted, according to the South China Morning Post . For years, crew members aboard the International Space Station have been tending to a " space garden ", a chamber that has grown lettuce, radishes and other foods.

by | January 16, 2019 | 22:01

The Moon landing, heralded as a step forward for space exploration, hopes to investigate the potential for mankind to survive away from Earth. The country's first mission to Mars is scheduled for around 2020, Wu Yanhua, deputy head of China National Space Administration , said at a news conference in Beijing Monday.

by | January 16, 2019 | 20:54

In the same auction, three tiny Moon rocks brought back from space by the unmanned Soviet Luna-16 mission were sold for $855,000. Li said the thicker dust seen when the lander touched down is strong evidence that this region of the moon is older.