Over 60 people arrested during climate change protest near City Hall

Boardman ended his piece by saying "I won't stand for that". "We didn't have to convince people, we just gave them the information", Basden said . "They realise how serious the situation is", he told AFP. Farhana Yamin, a protester who was arreste... More..

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Pink Moon set to grace the skies
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Pink Moon set to grace the skies

Unfortunately, this will happen a whole eight hours before the Moon rises for the night. The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council deciding that the moon would help pilgrims t...More..

Watching Falcon Heavy Land is a Glimpse at the Future of Spaceflight
by | Monday, April 15, 2019

Watching Falcon Heavy Land is a Glimpse at the Future of Spaceflight

The rocket is the most powerful in use today, with 27 engines firing at liftoff - nine per booster, taking off with the force of 18 passenger planes. "Successful deployment of Arabsat-6A to geosynchronous tra...More..

Meet the woman who helped create algorithm for capturing black hole photo
by | Friday, April 12, 2019

Meet the woman who helped create algorithm for capturing black hole photo

Bouman delivered a TED talk in 2016 called " How to take a picture of a black hole ", where she explained "getting this first picture will come down to an worldwide team of scientists, an Earth-sized telescope ...More..

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing

The Beresheet lander, a washing machine-sized craft created by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL , has been traveling in increasingly large circles around Earth for the past six weeks since its launch in February. On...More..

Pentagon says India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Pentagon says India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere

Reddy said, adding that the interception was created to hit at an angle so that minimal debris go up and also have minimal velocity. "We have conducted the test on 12th February against an electronic target whi...More..

Rumors of 1st Ever Black Hole Photo Fanned by Scientists' 'Mysterious Meetings'
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Rumors of 1st Ever Black Hole Photo Fanned by Scientists' 'Mysterious Meetings'

Next week, the European Southern Observatory is going to make a big announcement , and no one is sure exactly what it's going to be. Next Wednesday, a press conference is set to be held, and at the conference,...More..

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban

NY also will be one of the first states to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail outlets, starting next March. Liz Moran, the environmental lobbyist for the New York Publi...More..

The 'Full Worm Supermoon' marks the start of spring this week
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The 'Full Worm Supermoon' marks the start of spring this week

The last time a full moon occurred so close to the vernal, or, spring equinox was in March 2000, when they were four hours apart. From the United Kingdom, the moon should reach 100 % illumination at 1.43am...More..

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change

This movement is led by Swedish sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg . A TEDx talk she delivered on climate change now carried on TED's main website has garnered more than 1.2 million views and last month Thunber...More..

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic Ocean
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX made history last week after successfully docking with the ISS . It burned its thrusters several times before its final descent. On NASA TV, it looked like a slow-motion ballet even though the tw...More..

SpaceX Crew Dragon, Built to Carry Humans, Launches Demo Flight
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon, Built to Carry Humans, Launches Demo Flight

This beefed-up, redesigned Dragon is the first American-made, designed-for-crew spacecraft to pull up to the station in eight years. Behnken and Hurley, who attended the Demo-1 launch at the Kennedy Space Cen...More..

by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

SpaceX rocket with unmanned United States capsule blasts off for space station

The Crew Dragon launched lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 7.49 am GMT, (2.49am EST). Known as Demo-1, SpaceX's inaugural flight with NASA's Commercial Crew Program is considered a important uncrewed missi...More..

Unsafe surf along northern NSW coast
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Unsafe surf along northern NSW coast

The Bureau of Meteorology in Australia has also predicted the southern Queensland coast will be battered by high tides and powerful winds. High tides and hazardous conditions for surfing are already being o...More..

Super Snow Moon 2019: When, Where And How To Watch Supermoon Today
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Super Snow Moon 2019: When, Where And How To Watch Supermoon Today

Melbourne: The moon will rise at 8.11pm. It will be at its brightest point at 3:53 pm United Kingdom time. According to the lunar calendar, Australians will be able to see the supermoon early tomorrow morni...More..

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

SpaceX is rocketing the first private mission to the moon tonight

The first Israeli lunar spacecraft Beresheet - Genesis in English - will be launched from the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 3:45 a.m. (Israel time ) Friday. The craft was successfully deployed from S...More..

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

SpaceX launches moon lander, lands booster despite tough conditions

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that, if successful, will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to achieve a co...More..

Long lost giant bee, the word's biggest, rediscovered in Indonesia
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Long lost giant bee, the word's biggest, rediscovered in Indonesia

Wallace first discovered it in 1858 and described the female bee as "a large, black wasp-like insect, with huge jaws like a stag beetle". The massive bee was rediscovered alive in Indonesia last month, deca...More..

Boholanos watch Super Snow Moon, largest supermoon in 2019
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Boholanos watch Super Snow Moon, largest supermoon in 2019

It'll then be at its fullest at 3.53pm, but again it'll still be light out so won't be at its brightest. This Tuesday night will bring the "super snow moon ". February moon is special and called a snow moon...More..

Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley

The term " snow moon " is the historic name given to the second full moon of winter by certain Native American tribes in the US, according to NASA . According to the website Time and Date , moonset in Eurek...More..

NASA declares Opportunity Mars rover mission over
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

NASA declares Opportunity Mars rover mission over

Opportunity was created to operate for just 90 days on the martian surface but far outlived even the most ardent supporter's wildest expectations, roving 28 miles across the surface of Mars for more than 1...More..

AOC says being left off climate crisis committee not a snub
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

AOC says being left off climate crisis committee not a snub

Hours earlier, Pelosi said she had not yet read the Green New Deal. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., tweeted Thursday that she was proud to join Ocasio-Cortez and Markey "on a #GreenNewDeal resolution to f...More..

Earth's Magnetic North Pole May Have Just Officially Shifted
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Earth's Magnetic North Pole May Have Just Officially Shifted

Scientists at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information have released an early update for the World Magnetic Model that powers a variety of global navigational systems. Its speed jumped from abo...More..

Polar vertex freezes Midwest, parts of U.S. with cold air
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Polar vertex freezes Midwest, parts of U.S. with cold air

Ricky Castro, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Romeoville, Illinois, said: "This could possibly be history-making". America's third city was in the direct path of the harsh weather and experien...More..

Trump Mocks Global Warming as Temps Sink: 'Please Come Back'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump Mocks Global Warming as Temps Sink: 'Please Come Back'

Amid freezing temperatures previous year, Trump tweeted: "Brutal and Extended Cold Blast could shatter ALL RECORDS - Whatever happened to Global Warming?" Wisconsin congressman Mark Pocan, whose state will ex...More..