Science

by | February 20, 2019 | 05:52

As far as the forecast goes the skies will gradually clear up hopefully in time see it. Tonight, however, the moon reaches its exact full phase closer to the time of perigee than any other full moon this year. But the best times to see the super snow moon will be on Monday and Tuesday nights, CNN reported. The moon is also going to be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual.

by | February 20, 2019 | 05:54

Silhouette of a man pushing a child on a swing in front of a full moon in Kayseri, Turkey on August 26, 2018 - next week's Supermoon could be the year's biggest and brightest. The next supermoon viewable from the United Kingdom will take place on the night of Wednesday, February 19. The average distance between the Earth and the Moon is 382,500km.

by | February 19, 2019 | 06:10

Trudeau said he told Wilson-Raybould any decision on SNC-Lavalin was hers alone. SNC-Lavalin has been aggressively lobbying all politicians to push for a plea bargain that would allow it to avoid a criminal conviction that would result in it being banned from bidding on federal government contracts for a decade.

by | February 13, 2019 | 06:41

From this, we can surmise Wilson-Raybould wants to talk about the issue of whether she was improperly pressured by the Prime Minister's Office to instruct federal prosecutors to accept a less punitive remediation agreement with SNC-Lavalin, rather than try the giant Quebec engineering and construction company on corruption and bribery charges.

by | February 07, 2019 | 14:12

However, things have changed since then. The decision - an obvious blow to the United Kingdom auto sector - comes at a time when investment in the United Kingdom automotive sector has taken a nosedive, down 46.5% to £588.6m ($770.5m) past year compared to 2017, as carmakers wait for greater certainty over future trade with Europe and evaluate the future of diesel sales, which have also dropped sharply.

by | February 07, 2019 | 12:39

SINCE MONDAY, news publications across the world have been reporting that the magnetic north pole is drifting fast from the Canadian Arctic and towards Russian Federation. The NOAA said Earth's magnetic field changes because of "unpredictable flows in Earth's core. Airports around the country use the data to give runways numerical names, which pilots refer to on the ground", said the agency.

by | February 04, 2019 | 17:14

The collection of stars at the edge of the area was analyzed and deemed that they were not part of the cluster contained in the Milky Way , but a small galaxy which is nearly 30 million light-years away. At roughly a thousand times dimmer than the Milky Way, Bedin 1 is one of the most ancient parts of the known universe yet discovered. These faint stars were being studied so that scientists could better gauge how old the cluster was as a whole, but that's when they noticed what appeared to ...

by | January 29, 2019 | 07:00

Now comes the arrival of brutal and potentially record breaking cold. Minnesota temperatures could hit 30 below with a wind chill of 60 below. Most state government offices in the Lower Peninsula were closed Monday morning except for offices handling critical functions.

by | January 21, 2019 | 00:27

The full moon this January is expected to be a bit more spectacular than most years because it will also be a supermoon and there's a total lunar eclipse on the agenda as well. EST. According to timeanddate.com, the eclipse will be visible to Staten Islanders for about five hours, beginning at 9:38 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.

by | January 18, 2019 | 15:38

The Earth blocks sunlight from reaching the Moon , which causes the Moon to glow red as the only light reflected from the lunar surface is refracted by the Earth's atmosphere. Full lunar eclipses occur between two and four times a year. Don't be afraid to look up Sunday night. But what really makes this weekend's eclipse noteworthy is how easy it should be to see: Weather permitting, it will be visible in its entirety to all of North and South America (as well as parts of western Europe ...

by | January 09, 2019 | 12:09

Named after a Chinese moon goddess, the spacecraft comprises a lander and a rover . The far side of the moon is more rugged than the near side, so Chinese officials adjusted the descent trajectory for the Chang'e 4 mission to a more vertical profile from the curved profile used on Chang'e 3, China's previous lunar lander which touched down on the near side in 2013.

by | January 03, 2019 | 07:31

Unlike in the inner Solar System, there are probably very few collisions between objects. "This object, which we can now see is a contact binary , used to be two separate objects that are now bound together", NASA wrote on Twitter. "You don't need to fill out any paperwork". The larger sphere, which is an estimated 12 miles across, has been named "Ultima". New Horizons's journey into the solar system's past has just begun.

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:37

To be technical, until a comet completely disintegrates, it always in the sky, but usually it is too far away for anyone to see it. Comet Wirtanen has brightened to +4th magnitude and is faintly visible to unaided eyes as a dim, fuzzy patch in a dark sky.

by | December 14, 2018 | 12:58

Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev will conduct a spacewalk to investigate the outside of the Soyuz MS-09, which suffered a pressure leak caused by a small hole back in August. He had said earlier that Russian Federation did not exclude "deliberate interference in space". The spacewalk will be the fourth of Kononenko's career and he'll be wear a spacesuit with red stripes on this journey, while Prokopyev will bear blue stripes for his second spacewalk.

by | December 11, 2018 | 02:47

If the mission succeeds, it will catapult China into the forefront of lunar exploration with a landing that no other nation has even dared to attempt. The earth's and moon's gravity balances the orbital motion of the satellite and makes it very fuel-efficient. Rover Utah that was part of the mission "Chang'e-3", explored the satellite in 2013.

by | December 09, 2018 | 14:46

The Falcon 9 will blast off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. EST from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, according to NASA . But the primary goal of Wednesday's mission was to deliver the Dragon cargo ship to the proper orbit.

by | December 06, 2018 | 11:28

A SpaceX Falcon 9 exclusively dedicated to small satellites launched December 3, at 1:34 p.m. But in all fairness, the private rocket company had some help; its sole customer for this mission, SpaceFlight Industries , purchased exclusive access to the Falcon 9-the first time SpaceFlight Industries has done such a thing, as CNN reports .

by | December 06, 2018 | 10:41

Frank Bainimarama, prime minister of Fiji and president of last year's Cop climate talks, said nations must act now to stave off disaster. China continues to remain the largest emitter of the world, with its emissions in 2018 likely to reach 10.3 billion tonnes, an increase of 4.7 per cent from previous year.

by | November 30, 2018 | 13:00

They'll never replace the more capable spacecraft NASA is best known for developing. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor responsible for the complete spacecraft system - cruise stage, aeroshell and the lander itself. The entry, descent, and landing phases will each emit a slightly different radio frequency, enabling engineers to track InSight's progress. NASA's contemporary Mars lander has returned the initial extraordinary images of the surface of the red planet, captured at the ...

by | October 26, 2018 | 14:15

But alien conspiracy fans will be disappointed to learn that it's a naturally occurring phenomenon. We tend to think of icebergs as jagged and pointy, with the bulk beneath the surface, and with a penchant for ruining DiCaprio romances.