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First Water Detected on a Planet in the Habitable Zone First Water Detected on a Planet in the Habitable Zone
- October 28, 2019

Also on rt.com Seeing double? Astronomers now believe they've detected liquid water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of its parent star. This is the first time that scientists have found water in the atmosphere around a super-Earth. The " habitable zone " is the region around a star in which liquid water could potentially pool on the surface of a rocky planet. (more...)
NASA Mars Curiosity rover selfie celebrates rare scientific feat NASA Mars Curiosity rover selfie celebrates rare scientific feat
- October 28, 2019

Curiosity then analysed the rock samples' chemical composition by dropping them into its internal portable laboratory, known as Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) on September 24. They built upon the valuable dress rehearsal at Ogunquit Beach in Maine, Connecticut in the United States to make adjustments that improved the recent experiment. (more...)
Tornado spawned Tropical Storm Nestor damages Florida homes Tornado spawned Tropical Storm Nestor damages Florida homes
- October 28, 2019

Tropical-storm-force winds of 39 miles per hour and higher are expected Friday evening in the tropical storm warning areas. Tropical Storm Nestor is bearing down on the northern Gulf Coast with high winds, surging seas and heavy rains. (more...)
"Adidas"- X Star Wars Basketball Collection To be Released soon
- October 28, 2019

Nevertheless, ever since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, Lucas has had a way more hands-off position within the growth of the Star Wars universe. Abrams has settled on the cut of the film. Even when Lucas wished to be concerned with the sequel trilogy, he could not since Disney made him hand over inventive management of Star Wars once they bought Lucasfilm. (more...)
To the shores of the United States is approaching tropical storm To the shores of the United States is approaching tropical storm "Olga"
- October 28, 2019

Tropical Storm Pablo became a hurricane on Sunday morning as it moved quickly over the northeastern Atlantic. It had maximum sustained winds of 55kph (35mph). "However, even if this occurs it will make little difference to the impacts on the northern Gulf coast", forecasters wrote. Although satellite wind data indicate that the disturbance still does not have a well-defined center, some further development is anticipated and it appears likely that a short-lived tropical depression will form ... (more...)
Hunter dies in Arkansas after deer he’d shot attacks him Hunter dies in Arkansas after deer he’d shot attacks him
- October 28, 2019

The attack happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Marion County, Ark. after Thomas Alexander , 66, shot a buck with his muzzleloader , which is a firearm that is loaded from the front of its barrel. AN EXPERIENCED Arkansas hunter became the prey after shooting a buck that managed to retaliate. Chronic wasting disease, popularly called zombie deer disease, is not exactly a "zombie" condition as we might imagine. (more...)
Bugging out: UK museum names blind beetle after Greta Thunberg Bugging out: UK museum names blind beetle after Greta Thunberg
- October 28, 2019

The Swedish 16-year-old, whose blunt messages to presidents and prime ministers about a planet headed for extinction, has inspired millions of young and old people to march in solidarity to protest inaction on climate change. "It is the year 2019 and people are still acting as if there was no tomorrow". "Although she doesn't speak in a powerfully rhetorical way - the kind of thing that we expect to hear from politicians or celebrities - she's a lot like the kid in the Hans Christian ... (more...)
Scientists have taught rats to drive - and they love it Scientists have taught rats to drive - and they love it
- October 28, 2019

Lambert said she had always been interested in neuroplasticity - how the brain changes in response to experience and challenges - and particularly wanted to explore how well rats that were housed in more natural settings ("enriched environments") performed against those kept in labs. (more...)
Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough
- October 25, 2019

Scientists claimed on Wednesday to have achieved a near-mythical state of computing in which a new generation of machines vastly outperforms the world's fastest super-computer, known as " quantum supremacy ". The new discovery heralds the birth of "Quantum Computers ", which can store and process much more information than usual. They then had the quantum computer detect patterns in a series of seemingly random numbers, and it succeeded in 3 minutes and 20 seconds. (more...)
Blue Origin assembles lunar lander dream team to woo NASA Blue Origin assembles lunar lander dream team to woo NASA
- October 24, 2019

His agency Blue Origin will work with aerospace giants Lockheed Martin , Northrop Grumman and Draper to get a spacecraft able to carrying out this ancient mission. The alliance seeks to combine experience in space flight, launch vehicles, planetary applications, deep space and orbital logistics in a bid to help NASA address manned lunar program goals. (more...)
Raise breast cancer awareness with these stunning pink keycaps Raise breast cancer awareness with these stunning pink keycaps
- October 24, 2019

The conference, which was attended by over 400 local, regional, and worldwide healthcare professionals, focused on improving the quality of cancer care for patients with breast and gynaecological cancers and highlighted advances in imaging methods, new treatments and techniques, and quality improvements in patient care. (more...)
Small Amazon bird has the loudest call in the world Small Amazon bird has the loudest call in the world
- October 24, 2019

Researchers in the USA and Brazil have recorded the loudest bird calls ever documented, made by dove-sized male white bellbirds as part of their mating rituals in the northern Amazon. The female white birds went closer to the males which made them sing even louder. The researchers said that the females could be trying to assess the males up close, though at the risk of some damage to their hearing systems. (more...)
Trump Embarrassed By Blunder During Live Call With Female Astronauts Trump Embarrassed By Blunder During Live Call With Female Astronauts
- October 23, 2019

But there are always exceptions , and NASA astronaut Christina Koch , who was one half of the first all-female spacewalk that took place last Friday, managed the rare feat of getting dirty during her trip outside the space station. After the astronaut corrected Mr Trump, he was seen scratching his brow along with his center finger. "He presents them the heart finger after they impartial his faux observation. (more...)
Ozone hole was the smallest this year that it has ever been
- October 23, 2019

NASA posted a release with the news Monday, saying the hole in the ozone, which filters the sun's harmful rays, is less than 3.9 million square miles in area. This helped prevent the loss of a considerable amount of ozone. "This year, ozonesonde measurements at the South Pole did not show any portions of the atmosphere where ozone was completely depleted", said atmospheric scientist Bryan Johnson at NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. (more...)
Astronaut Jessica Meir's next dream? To walk on the moon in 2024 Astronaut Jessica Meir's next dream? To walk on the moon in 2024
- October 22, 2019

A prolong in connection between Trump and the location situation made for a rapid period of silence, earlier than Meir made it lumber that she and Koch had been not the first female spacewalker, The Day-to-day Bid said within the characterize on Monday. (more...)
Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in 5 years: IEA Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in 5 years: IEA
- October 22, 2019

The share of renewables in global power generation is set to rise from 26 percent at present to 30 percent in 2024. They include "policy and regulatory uncertainty, high investment risks, and system integration of wind and solar PV", according to the IEA's report . (more...)
Orionid meteor shower will peak Monday night Orionid meteor shower will peak Monday night
- October 21, 2019

Valley temperatures will be dropping into the 50s and 60s by Tuesday morning, so make sure you grab a sweater before heading outside to look for meteors . If you'd like to play it safe, then your only chance to see something of Halley's Comet (or Comet Halley) happens once a year and will be happening this week. (more...)
These one-size-fits-all spacesuits are for Nasa's moon missions These one-size-fits-all spacesuits are for Nasa's moon missions
- October 19, 2019

The second spacesuit, the orange-hued Orion Crew Survival System , is created to be worn during the launch to the moon and then re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere aboard the agency's Orion spacecraft. On Tuesday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine hosted an event in Washington unveiling a prototype of the the spacesuits that will go on the Artimis missions - NASA's effort to return to the moon . (more...)
Tropical storm warnings issued from Louisiana to Florida as storm takes aim Tropical storm warnings issued from Louisiana to Florida as storm takes aim
- October 19, 2019

Potential Tropical Cyclone #16, which may become Tropical Cyclone Nestor, may bring heavy rains, high winds, and minor coastal flooding to the Outer Banks beginning this weekend, per a Friday morning update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. (more...)
Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast
- October 18, 2019

The NHC has named the system lurking to our south Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen (PTC16). There is also a Storm Surge Watch is in effect from Florida's Indian Pass to Clearwater Beach. It has top sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and is moving to the northeast at 14 miles per hour. As the storm moves swiftly along, strong gusts are likely along the Carolina and Virginia coasts form Saturday to early Sunday. (more...)

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