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Water found in atmosphere of earth-like planet beyond our solar system

Water found in atmosphere of earth-like planet beyond our solar system The tenable zone is the locale around a star where temperatures are adequately considerate for water to exist in fluid-structure on the outside of a planet. "For instance, we have found also that there is still a lot of hydrogen in the atmosphere, and hydrogen is not necessarily something that we'll be comfortable with as a human being", Tinetti said. [Full Article...]

Two Kerala students to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing

Two Kerala students to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing On the day of the Chandrayaan-1's launch in 2008, the ISRO faced a "very tough situation" as it had a very short launch window and the weather was "very, very bad", Dr. The duration of the maneuver was nine seconds. "This 15 minutes travel of lander is new to ISRO". The Rs. 978 crore orbiter-lander-rover mission, weighing 3, 840 kg, was launched by ISRO's most powerful rocket, GSLV Mk-III, from ... [Full Article...]

Dorian shifts toward Carolinas; Florida may avoid direct hit

Dorian shifts toward Carolinas; Florida may avoid direct hit A hurricane warning was issued for parts of the Bahama Islands Friday evenings. Dorian has the potential to put millions of people at risk, along with holiday attractions such as Walt Disney World, the Nasa launchpads along the Space Coast, and even US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach. [Full Article...]

Billions Of Marine Organisms Are Catching A Pumice Ride To Australia

Billions Of Marine Organisms Are Catching A Pumice Ride To Australia Michael and Larissa Hoult were sailing from the Vava'u islands of Tonga to Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean when they saw it - a "total rock rubble slick" extending for miles around them. When ocean heat waves drive nutrient-rich algae from coral cells, they lose their color and begin to die. According to Bryan, the raft of volcanic rock will arrive at the Australian shores in about seven month... [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2 Sent Home Its First Image With The Moon

Chandrayaan-2 Sent Home Its First Image With The Moon Chandrayaan-2 is now orbiting the moon, performing maneuvers in preparation for its lunar landing on September 7. Presently, Chandrayaan-2 has completed the second lunar orbit. "The Korolev crater seen in the image is a 437 km crater which has several small craters of varying sizes". However, a glitch caused the private vehicle's engine to cut out early, and the spacecraft slammed into the Moon ... [Full Article...]

G7 leaders agree on $20M wildfire aid package for Amazon countries

G7 leaders agree on $20M wildfire aid package for Amazon countries Brazil's former army officer president Bolsanaro has given freer rein to industrial farmers and loggers who have made the country an agribusiness power - at a huge cost to the environment. The comment quickly went viral in both the French and Brazilian press, with widespread criticism of Bolsonaro's remarks. In July, Bolsonaro cancelled a meeting with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian ... [Full Article...]

Possible first criminal case in space

Possible first criminal case in space A family member also filed a complaint with Nasa's internal office of inspector general and has accused McClain of identity theft and improper access to Worden's private financial records, according to the newspaper. Worden's suspicions were raised when she noticed that her bank account was accessed without her permission from a NASA-affiliated computer network . [Full Article...]

TROPICS: Tropical Depression 5 Develops Far in the Atlantic

TROPICS: Tropical Depression 5 Develops Far in the Atlantic After that, the system is expected to move northeast away from the southeast United States coast. However, it could eventually become a hurricane . It is now a disorganized area of showers and storms, sitting several hundred miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands. Regardless of development, heavy rains are possible over the northwestern Bahamas and the southern and central Florida pen... [Full Article...]

Humans Started Record-Breaking Fires in the Amazon Rainforest, According to Environmentalists

Humans Started Record-Breaking Fires in the Amazon Rainforest, According to Environmentalists While a year ago we wrote new headlines almost every week about the many massive fires holding the West in their clutches, there has been little to talk about this summer. However, when asked for evidence to support that theory, he had none to provide, and said, "that's not how it's done", as per Reuters . "So, there could be". [Full Article...]

Space Command to relaunch this month, officials say

Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Military leaders made the case Tuesday at the National Space Council meeting . U.S. Space Command will formally begin operations on August 29 and will be led by Air Force Gen. While officials praised the launch of Space Command, they also further pushed the larger idea of a new armed service, Space Force, during the meeting. [Full Article...]

Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has a torn ACL in his left knee

Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has a torn ACL in his left knee There is no timeline for surgery. Cousins got hurt in a workout in Las Vegas earlier this week, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official diagnosis has been released publicly. [Full Article...]

Perseids meteor shower to peak Monday night with stunning FIREBALL displays

Perseids meteor shower to peak Monday night with stunning FIREBALL displays If skies are clear, the Perseid meteor shower should be visible from around midnight until 5.30am. People in the Northern Hemisphere should have the best seat in the house to catch the Perseids. Get as far away from urban lights and pollution as possible . At their peak, the Perseids can reach a rate of 110 meteors per hour and can be seen with the naked eye when one looks to the northeast. [Full Article...]

Black Moon to be seen in US on July 31

Black Moon to be seen in US on July 31 While blue moons , the second full moon in a calendar month, are a fairly well-known phenomenon thanks to that catchy song, black moons are the black sheep of the lunar family. Don't worry, you won't likely see much difference in the moon tonight as it will still be 223,320 miles from earth. Around the new moon, the moon is displaced in the sun's brightness for a day or two. [Full Article...]

Universal's 'Epic Universe' theme park coming to Orlando

Universal's 'Epic Universe' theme park coming to Orlando The massive new park is the company's first new property since water park Volcano Bay opened in May 2017 . "Our new park represents the single largest investment Comcast NBC Universal has made in its theme park business and in Florida overall", Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Tesla Will Entertain Drivers With Netflix & YouTube Service

Tesla Will Entertain Drivers With Netflix & YouTube Service For now, the streaming will operate when the Tesla is stationary, but Musk hinted that you'll be able to use Netflix and YouTube on the move when regulators approve Tesla's full self-driving feature. The same principle used in the will definitely apply to the streaming sites. Tesla's drive to provide passengers and drivers with video streaming sites and services is not actually a surprise. [Full Article...]

World celebrates humanity’s first steps on the moon 50 years ago

World celebrates humanity’s first steps on the moon 50 years ago NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine , standing alongside Mr Pence with Aldrin and Armstrong's son Rick, said: "Similar to the 1960s, we too have an opportunity to take a giant leap forward for all of humanity". The Museum of Flight in Seattle also screened the original footage of the landing, recreating a 1969 living room complete with a contemporary TV. "This time, we're going to the moon to stay... [Full Article...]

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian He understands, and in fact, he said to me, 'I know we gotta go to the moon to get to Mars, ' but he said, 'What is that generational achievement that will inspire all of Americans? " NASA's Giant Leaps: Past and Future" (Science, Thursday, 1 EDT/PDT) is a two-hour live special hosted by Adam Savage at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Hubble found the "impossible" the black hole

Hubble found the Study researchers said that these observations failed predictions of current models for gas dynamics in very faint active galaxies . However, the presence of this disk there has given us a unique opportunity to test the theory of relativity of Albert Einstein. [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2, first ever mission to the moon's south pole, launches Sunday

Chandrayaan-2, first ever mission to the moon's south pole, launches Sunday The rover will be in constant contact with the lander, which will be in constant contact with the orbiter and also with the Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN). Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. Chandrayaan-2 is special because it will be the first spacecraft to conduct a soft landing on Moon's south polar region. [Full Article...]

New Orleans Floods As Hurricane Looms in Weekend Forecast

New Orleans Floods As Hurricane Looms in Weekend Forecast Tropical Storm Barry has a near 100 percent chance of forming, AccuWeather forecasters say, and, depending on the track it takes, the storm could flirt with becoming a hurricane before making landfall. Right along the coast south of Louisiana, water temperatures are now approaching 32ºC - more than ample fuel for a healthy storm. A forecast of landfall anywhere from Lake Charles to New Orlean... [Full Article...]


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