Science

Two asteroids flying by Earth pose no risk

Space rock 2000 QW7 was first found by NASA cosmologists on August 8, 2000. But on the morning of June 22, telescopes were able to detect a small asteroid before it entered Earth's atmosphere. This asteroid is estimated to be be 120 to 260 metres in size. Asteroid 2006 QQ23 in a File Photo. "These space rocks have been all around watched - one since 2000 and the other since 20... [Full Article...]

Missing mother from Marion County found dead, warrant issued for husband's arrest

According to a press release, 32-year-old Casei Jones was reported missing the night of Saturday, September 14th by her family. Jones' husband, Michael Waye Jones Jr., has also been located in Georgia and is now being questioned in connection to her death. [Full Article...]

Water Gets Detected in a Potentially Habitable Exoplanet

Water Gets Detected in a Potentially Habitable Exoplanet They also observed the signatures of hydrogen and helium in the atmosphere, two of the most abundant elements in the universe. In a paper just submitted to the Astronomical Journal for publication, these scientists suggest it might even be raining there. [Full Article...]

EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections

EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections Justice Scalia, joined by three other Justices, issued a plurality opinion for the Court, with a separate concurring opinion by Justice Kennedy, and a dissenting opinion written by Justice Stevens with three other Justices joining. Like about half the states in the country, it was blocked by the courts . Our states depend on the Clean Water Act to protect communities from flooding and unlimited p... [Full Article...]

PM Modi brought bad luck to ISRO, says Kumaraswamy on Chandrayaan-2

PM Modi brought bad luck to ISRO, says Kumaraswamy on Chandrayaan-2 Sivan, Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space (DOS) on September 11, 2019". It has maintained that data received is being analysed. "And then, we have very high-resolution cameras and large spectral range", he added. However, it has no around 500 kg of fuel, which ISRO claimed will make it possible for the orbiter to last seven years. The mission is on track even though the launch w... [Full Article...]

Tropical System Forecast To Move Into The Gulf This Week

Tropical System Forecast To Move Into The Gulf This Week Although this disturbance continues to produce disorganized showers some slight development of the system as possible in the coming days. A storm has to have a closed, defined center of circulation and winds of at least 39 miles per hour to be considered a tropical storm and get a name. [Full Article...]

Rare full moon to illuminate night sky on Friday the 13th

Rare full moon to illuminate night sky on Friday the 13th This lunar event is so rare that it hasn't happened for almost 20 years. The Harvest Moon this week is the ninth Full Moon of the year and one of the most chilling spectacles of astronomy. Unless cloud cover blocks the view, the full moon is the easiest celestial event to observe. This is because the moon is also nearing its apogee-the point in its almost month-long elliptical orbit at which it ... [Full Article...]

Isro confirms orbiter located Vikram lander

Isro confirms orbiter located Vikram lander The lander and the rover are not expected to have signals after 14 earth days from September 7. But there is no communication yet. Devotees took part in the prayers so that contact could be established with the lander and the orbiter. However, it would provide new information on the Moon's scarcely-explored south pole region. The space agency also said, the precise launch and mission managemen... [Full Article...]

Acer launches lightweight Predator Triton 300 gaming laptop - Laptop

Acer launches lightweight Predator Triton 300 gaming laptop - Laptop Check out the promotional trailer below for the new gaming chair revealed at IFA 2019 this week in Berlin. All the gaming monitors come with Acer's VisionCare with Flickerless, BlueLightShield, ComfyView and low-dimming technologies - as well as Acer Game Modes support (Action, Racing, Sport, User, Standard, ECO, Graphic and Movie) plus Black Boost equaliser settings. [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2 inches closer to Moon landing

Chandrayaan-2 inches closer to Moon landing India's second lunar expedition is all set to shed light on a completely unexplored section of the Moon-its South Polar region. The rover Pragyan is housed inside Vikram lander, according to the Department of Space. The Lander has now also performed two de-orbiting maneuvers using onboard propulsion system and is now just a step away before soft landing on the Moon's surface. [Full Article...]

Florida beachgoer finds kilo of cocaine washed ashore by Hurricane Dorian

Florida beachgoer finds kilo of cocaine washed ashore by Hurricane Dorian The person directed the officer to a suspicious package on the sand. Hurricane Dorian will continue to drift along Florida's east coast tonight through Wednesday, and though it has decreased to a strong category 2 storm, the National Hurricane Center reported it has become a larger hurricane. [Full Article...]

Watch today's big Nintendo Direct right here

Watch today's big Nintendo Direct right here EDT. If you've been feeling the itch for more Nintendo news lately, don't worry, you'll soon get the scratch you need. With 40 mins to quilt there is a lot will also be printed, so lovers may not need to leave out it.Are you excited for the subsequent Nintendo Direct? It will also be the place to re-watch the Direct once it's over. [Full Article...]

Leaks suggest Overwatch is coming to Switch in October

Leaks suggest Overwatch is coming to Switch in October Nintendo has stated there will be "roughly 40 minutes of information focused on 2019 Nintendo Switch games, including Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield and Luigi's Mansion 3 ". Now, for some reasonable speculation: Other games that'll probably be shown during the Direct are the Link's Awakening remake that's coming out later this month and Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (which launches... [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2 ready to land on moon

Chandrayaan-2 ready to land on moon The second de-orbiting manoeuvre will be carried out on September 4, between 3:30 PM-4:30 PM IST, before Chandryaan-2 makes its landing on the Moon, which it is scheduled for September 7. During the separation, the Lander also acquired nearly the same orbit of the mother-craft. The mission took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on July 22 and is expected to land on September... [Full Article...]

Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2: ISRO

Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Chandrayaan 2's lunar lander, Vikram , has successfully detached itself from the spacecraft and is on its way to the Moon's South Pole after a month of flying through space. The mission comprises of three parts, the orbiting spacecraft, the lander, and a rover called Pragyan . Launch took place July 22 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre atop of a GSLV Mk 3 launch vehicle, with five orbit r... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration to Ease Obama-Era Methane Rules

Trump Administration to Ease Obama-Era Methane Rules The new rules follow the president's directive to lift regulations on the energy sector in favor of expanding oil and natural gas production. Trump administration officials, and the president himself, have gleefully touted the White House's success in ramping up American production of methane-emitting natural gas, which Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg infamously described as... [Full Article...]

Scientists downgraded the Outlook for the Great Barrier reef

Scientists downgraded the Outlook for the Great Barrier reef As CBSNews.com's Sophie Lewis reported , the Great Barrier Reef - which stretches for more than 1,400 miles off the coast of Australia - has gone through four mass bleaching events due to above-average sea temperatures, in 1998, 2002, 2016 and 2017. [Full Article...]

Spring Equinox… Day and night not so equal

Spring Equinox… Day and night not so equal The equinox occurs at 5:58pm EDT and that's the precise minute the sun is directly over earth's equator. 21st full moon will be the first full moon of spring in the Northern Hemisphere (and the first full moon of autumn for the Southern Hemisphere). [Full Article...]

McMaster declares state of emergency ahead of Dorian

McMaster declares state of emergency ahead of Dorian Areas of the Northern Bahamas could spend an extended period within Dorian's eyewall, the National Hurricane Center said , subjecting them to extended bouts of punishing wind, rain totals above 24 inches and storm surge 10-15 feet above normal levels. [Full Article...]

Northern lights may be visible in New England this weekend

Northern lights may be visible in New England this weekend FOX6 Weather Experts say there may be some lingering clouds Sunday morning. There is a better-than-average chance that people in Montana will have a chance to see the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) on Saturday and into Sunday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says northern states like Vermont and NY will be able to see the aurora borealis this weekend. [Full Article...]


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