Science

by | August 13, 2018 | 21:56

The annual Perseid meteor shower is one of the most famous meteor showers of the year. For the best views, Cooke recommends finding a dark place , away from any sources of light, and simply lying on your back and looking straight up.

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:56

The Perseids are set to peak late Sunday, Aug. 12, into the early morning of Monday, Aug. 13, but the spectacle is already beginning to heat up in the dark, mostly moonless evenings. The shower is known for its large quantity of meteors, including the possibility of bright fireballs. Let is know in the comments. Or head to the North Cascades, overlooking famously turquoise Diablo Lake near Colonial Creek South Campground .

by | August 12, 2018 | 02:59

You've already heard plenty about the Parker Solar Probe over the past year or so and with good reason. Zurbuchen and Fox also presented Parker with NASA's distinguished public service medal. After launch, the spacecraft will head toward Venus, whose gravity will bend its path into the correct orbit. The only way we can do that is to finally go up and touch the sun.

by | August 09, 2018 | 02:11

Both Boeing and SpaceX say their spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner and the Crew Dragon , respectively, will be ready for launch sometime next year. The test flight astronauts on the Crew Dragon , both of whom joined NASA in 2000, will be Col. "We're not going to let you down". NASA "has contracted six missions, with as many as four astronauts per mission, for each company", the agency said.

by | August 03, 2018 | 00:53

Transforming planets as a pre-cursor to colonisation is a staple of science fiction, and an aspiration for individuals including Elon Musk, whose company SpaceX uses images of terraforming Mars in its promotional material. There's also a hexagonal pattern visible around the planet's north pole, which is a stable wind feature that was discovered way back in 1981. Luckily, you can see Mars easily with the naked eye.

by | July 28, 2018 | 11:15

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun . Airport operator Aena has announced that the number of passengers coming to Spain has risen 6.8% more than last year.In ...

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:17

Often referred to as a blood moon , a total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves directly between the sun and the moon. Different phases of the lunar eclipse will be visible across much of Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and Australia at various points in time on July 27.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:58

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the remnants of Beryl would move south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday. NHC noted "An area of showers and thunderstorms associated with the remnants of Beryl is producing locally heavy rainfall and strong gusty winds over the northeastern Caribbean Sea and the northern Leeward Islands".

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:06

Martin, and St. Barthelemy; Saba and St. Eustatius; and St. Maarten. Beryl's sustained winds are around 75 mph and extend just 10 miles from her center , while her Tropical storm force winds extend out only 35 miles. As of Sunday evening, Beryl has been downgraded from a Tropical Storm. The United States National Hurricane Centre said the system could become a tropical storm later today or tomorrow.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:08

The senator praised Wheeler a year ago when he was nominated to the EPA deputy administrator post, saying, "there is no one more qualified than Andrew to help Scott Pruitt restore EPA to its proper size and scope". " Scott Pruitt was the worst EPA administrator in the history of the agency". The prospect of more EPA rollbacks even after Pruitt is gone is "really, really worrisome to me", he said.

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:32

While he has been known as a centrist, in the most recent term Kennedy sided with the court's conservative bloc in every close, 5-4 decision, behaving more like the kind of justice Donald Trump is expected to nominate to replace him from a shortlist of ultra-right-leaning candidates.