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Mar 14 2019

Meet the High School Students Behind Boise's Upcoming Youth Climate Strike

Climate change impacts vary from one region to the next, but teens everywhere confronted with a climate-addled future have decided where to direct their ire. That's beca...

Mar 13 2019

SpaceX's Dragon Crew Successfully Splashes Down

Due to the scuttling of the NASA Space Shuttle Program in 2011, only Russian rockets are in use. There are a lot of factors that can affect the actual time of touchdo...

Mar 04 2019

Photos from the launch of SpaceX's first spacecraft created to transport humans

The following morning at 2:31 AM EST (07:31 UTC), Dragon will autonomously undock from the Harmony module and maneuver away from the station. The uncrewed flight, or De...

Feb 24 2019

Ex-tropical cyclone Oma could bring more rain to the north

BoM forecaster Sam Campbell told the ABC that there is a possibility it will cross over the coast " over the weekend ", in an area anywhere from Central Queensland ...

Feb 23 2019

SpaceX rocket blasts off carrying Israeli lunar lander

Once Beresheet completes its lunar mission, Israel would join superpowers China , Russia, and the United States in landing a spacecraft on the moon. SpaceX is targeting...

Feb 19 2019

February's Supermoon could be year's biggest and brightest

According to USA Today , because of the time of year in the U.S., the event is called the snow moon , a Native American nickname to the monthly events, like harvest moo...

Feb 18 2019

Get set for 'super snow moon,' the biggest supermoon of the year

You will be able to see the super snow moon from with the naked eye and the forecast is looking clear for tomorrow, so chances are you will easily be able to spot it. E...

Feb 08 2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Native People’

She also pointed to her involvement in various other committees and subcommittees that will also tackle climate change initiatives. "The Green New Deal is a raw dea...

Feb 03 2019

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction: Here's What the Groundhog Saw

He's been able to live so long by drinking from the "elixir of life" which gives him seven more years of life every time he drinks it, and ensures that he'll be able to...

Jan 30 2019

As unsafe cold descends, President Trump's tweet about global warming draws scorn

Late Monday, Trump tweeted about the brutal and unsafe wind chills hitting the middle of the country, and even asked global "waming" (sic) to "please come back fast". "I ...

Jan 21 2019

Nigeria to experience total lunar eclipse Monday - NASRDA

The moon will get darker and redder as it moves into the heart of the shadow , with the total eclipse peaking at 12:12 p.m. ET - the maximum eclipse . According to Sp...

Jan 19 2019

The 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be visible over Orlando this weekend

Pacific Standard Time, Earth's shadow will start passing in front of the moon from the lower left, and about an hour later, the full lunar eclipse appears. Sunday's ...

Jan 16 2019

China claims first-ever cotton grows on far side of the moon

It could even help provide a blueprint for growing resources during a future moon colony established by humans. Chinese scientists now hope both plants will root and sp...

Jan 11 2019

Revolutionary radio telescope detects bevy of fast radio bursts

Collaboration have spotted 13 new fast radio bursts (FRB ) - powerful radio flashes probably arriving from far outside the Milky Way, with mysterious origins that contin...

Jan 05 2019

Ultima Thule is first contact binary to be explored by a spacecraft

Mission operations manager Alice Bowman said she was more nervous this time than she was with Pluto in 2015 because of the challenges and distance, so vast that message...

Dec 28 2018

Worst of winter storm to hit well north of Mankato

The weather service is expecting only light snow accumulation of about an inch. Speicher said once wind gusts reach full force driving will become incredibly hard. Actual...

Dec 27 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch December 23, 2018

Two hours later, SpaceX published an update on Twitter and confirmed that the GPS III SV01 satellite was successfully deployed to medium Earth orbit. This newest ge...

Dec 20 2018

Saturn’s iconic rings will disappear millions of years from now

Observations show the rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a dusty rain of ice and particles influenced by the planet's powerful magnetic field. Scientists ha...

Dec 14 2018

How to Watch The Green Fireballs of The Geminid Meteor Shower

December is a month when dedicated skywatchers have to sacrifice comfort to take in some beauty. As Earth barrels through that dust and debris, its particles hit the at...