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Final supermoon of year occurs Wednesday

March's full moon is also known as the Full Worm Moon. The supermoon - this one is called the super worm moon - will happen at 7:43 p.m. - several hours...


Student-led rally demands immediate action on climate change

More strikes will be planned if the students don't see the action they want from the government. Another waved a banner that said, "Reduce, reuse, recycle and r...


Dragon roars: SpaceX's first crew test flight goes well so far

Cargo Dragon must be maneuvered with the station's robot arm. SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, its first spacecraft created to carry humans, took flight for th...


Ivanka Trump: Americans Don't Want Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Job Guarantees

Fact check: As Newsweek points out , "Ocasio-Cortez didn't say that young people do not want to procreate, nor did she say that future generations should not ...


BriefIsrael to launch country's first space mission to the moon

The company is competing with Boeing Co to be the first to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station as part of NASAs Commercial Crew progr...


China grows first ever plant on Moon

Pictures sent back January 12 showed plant shoots growing well nine days after the experiment was initiated, Chongqing University , which led the biological pr...


Chinese rover begins exploring far side of the moon

The Jade Rabbit 2 rover drove off its lander's ramp and onto the soft, snow-like surface at 10:22 p.m. Thursday, about 12 hours after a Chinese spacecraft mad...


Virgin Galactic has reached suborbital space for the first time

Virgin Galactic's chief, British billionaire Richard Branson , watched the flight from the ground. Virgin's first flight date had been pushed back multiple t...


NASA's Voyager 2 probe reaches interstellar space

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia's national science agency, operates both the Canberra Deep Space Communication Compl...


Geminid meteor shower 2018: How to watch shooting stars in United Kingdom tonight

The 3200 Phaethon orbits the Earth every 1.4 years and comes ever-so-close to earth, at about 150 million kilometres, and that's what makes this light show on...


China's mission to the farside of the Moon

Today China will launch the first spacecraft that will travel to the dark side of the moon, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to UNIAN. Chang'e 4 ...


SpaceX Looks to Launch Supply Mission to International Space Station

SpaceX quickly cut the live feed from the rocket as it began to spin out of control. Elon Musk later confirmed the issue, saying 'Grid fin hydraulic pump s...


NASA’s latest Mars craft lands for unprecedented seismic mission

Flight controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, leaped out of their chairs, screaming, dancing and hugging, upon learning that...


Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still no threat to land

Oscar is moving to the west at 16 miles per hour. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 each year, while the Eastern Pacific hurricane...


Perfectly rectangular iceberg found in Antarctica

That image also captures the massive A68 iceberg in the distance. The berg appears toward the end of the clip on the left. However, in their responses to NA...


Climate change may lead to beer shortages

During the extreme climate events, prices for a 500-milliliter bottle, slightly more than a pint, in Ireland will rise from about $2.50 to $5.00. While Irish im...


Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

The Guardian compared the U.S. president's comments to the science. "The climate has varied over billions of years, millions of years, hundreds of thousands o...


Hubble Space Telescope Gyroscope Fails, All Observations On Hold

The gyro that failed had been exhibiting end-of-life behavior for approximately a year, NASA said, and its failure was not unexpected; two other gyros of the ...


Major Hurricane Michael nearing Cat 4 strength

The agency said it is possible the storm could strengthen further before it makes landfall later Wednesday. Michael is forecast to be the most destructive s...


The First Known Moon Outside our Solar System

Kepler is best equipped to find planets that orbit close to their stars, and analyses of orbital dynamics - not to mention the evidence in our own solar system...


TROPICS: Tropical Storm Kirk moves towards Lesser Antilles

Yesterday the Met Office cancelled its adverse weather warning, saying most of the activity associated with the tropical wave has passed TT, but a few showers w...


Benny the beluga whale spotted swimming in River Thames again

A beluga whale has been spotted in the River Thames, shocking onlookers. "We are working with other agencies to monitor the situation and ready to provide app...


Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress

Florence has killed at least 35 people and left entire towns in North Carolina flooded with muddy, fetid water. With that in mind, the Miami-Dade County Fai...


Fly to the Moon with the CEO of ZOZO

But it must have been quite a lot, because Elon Musk allowed the Japanese to ride him. The SpaceX rocket was first announced in 2016, and is more powerful...


Delta II set for final launch after almost 30 years

The mission is a successor to the original Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite that operated from 2003 to 2009. After a 30-year career and countless memor...


Hurricane Florence: Deadly storm leaves North Carolina homes destroyed

Two people in Lenoir County were killed: a 78-year-old Kinston man who was electrocuted when connecting extension cords in the rain and a 77-year-old man who wa...


Major Hurricane Florence targets the Carolinas

Rainfall could reach 40 inches in isolated locations of coastal North Carolina . North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said his state is "in the bullseye" and...


Gov. McMaster cautions SC residents as Hurricane Florence moves toward state

However, a Cat 2 storm's wind speed is "extremely unsafe", according to the National Hurricane Center, capable of ripping trees from the ground, wreaking major ...


FEMA gives update on Hurricane Florence

Hurricane-force winds extend up to 80 miles from the centre, and tropical storm effects reach 195 miles, The Independent reported .now less than 100 miles fr...


‘Danger to life is possible’: Alert issued ahead of Storm Helene’s arrival

The NHC posted on Twitter Wednesday and said the massive waves were measured by satellite. The "cone of error" in the forecast track only predicts where the...


Tropical Storm Florence turns into a hurricane

As a result of the ominous storm, states across the East Coast are bracing for landfall with officials in the Carolinas and the Virginias making preparations. T...


Tracking Florence, Isaac, Helene and Invest 95

According to the National Hurricane Center's 5 PM advisory, tropical storm Isaac is located roughly 725 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Map shows proba...


Powerful Florence still churning toward NC coast

Where is the hurricane now? The most threatening one is Hurricane Isaac which is expected to make landfall later this week in the Windward Islands - which...


Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

At that point the storm was centred about 1,880 km east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina , the NHC said . Isaac, a weakening Category 1 hurricane , i...


Tropical Storm Helene forms in eastern Atlantic

The EMO warned that Florences approach was likely to narrow as forecasts continued. Friday afternoon, Florence had been downgraded to a tropical storm, bu...