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Moon More Seismically Active Than Assumed

Moon More Seismically Active Than Assumed The stories will be integrated into an audio series called NASA Explorers: Apollo , which will also include interviews with experts about the Apollo program, explanations about the scientific influence of the mission, and discussion of the broader cultural impact of the moon over the last 50 years. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden seen pulling away in SC with 46%

Joe Biden seen pulling away in SC with 46% The backbone of the policy will likely include re-joining the United States with the Paris Climate Agreement and preserving US regulations on emissions and vehicle fuel efficiency that Trump has sought to undo, according to one of the sources, Heather Zichal, who is part of a team advising Biden on climate change. [Full Article...]

Astronomers create space evolution mosaic using 16 years of Hubble data

Astronomers create space evolution mosaic using 16 years of Hubble data The wavelength range stretches from ultraviolet to near-infrared light, capturing the key features of galaxy assembly over time. "Just as ancient paintings can tell us about the period of history in which they were painted, so too can ancient galaxies tell us about the era of the Universe in which they existed", Hubble astronomers said. [Full Article...]

Eta Aquarid meteor shower to peak this weekend

Eta Aquarid meteor shower to peak this weekend An Eta Aquarid meteor seen over Georgia in 2012. This particular meteor shower , called the Eta Aquariids, is thanks to debris left behind by Halley's Comet hundreds of years ago. Astronomers are urging people to get out of bed in the middle of the night for the Eta Aquarids, predicted to be one of the most phenomenal displays of its kind in years. [Full Article...]

SpaceX preps for overnight launch from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX preps for overnight launch from Cape Canaveral The International Space Station is seen from the Space Shuttle Discovery during separation. The landing platform was stationed 14 miles (22 kilometers) offshore. Although SpaceX has completed multiple successful missions to the International Space Station, they have been with Cargo Dragon craft. "That is why we test", he said. [Full Article...]

Levee breach leaves Iowa city under 6 feet of water

Levee breach leaves Iowa city under 6 feet of water The breach of the levee came as Iowa and Minnesota were bracing for flooding. Portions of a downtown Iowa city were flooded after a levee meant to keep the Mississippi River's rising waters at bay failed, officials said . In other areas throughout the Midwest and the South, flooding has made roads impassable and forced the closure of two Mississippi River bridges in Quincy, Illinois, and Louisi... [Full Article...]

The first 'Marsquake' was detected by NASA

The first 'Marsquake' was detected by NASA No estimated Earth-magnitude equivalent was immediately given for the apparent marsquake. This image of InSight's seismometer was taken on the 110th Martian day, or sol , of the mission. Quakes on each of the solar system's three rocky bodies - Earth, Moon and Mars - that are now being seismically monitored are different. The InSight team is actively working to nail down the specifics. [Full Article...]

The 2019 American Lung Association "State of the Air" Report Is Out

The 2019 American Lung Association Another example is that, over the three-year period from 2015 through 2017 that the Lung Association counted in the latest report, Salt Lake County received an "F" grade for an annual average of 21 days of high ozone. Dukes, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester counties all received C's and D's, lower grades than past year. Climate change is likely to make ozone pollution worse in the future, by ma... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's Mom Flies to London Awaiting Grandchild

Meghan Markle's Mom Flies to London Awaiting Grandchild The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among those celebrating this morning, as was expectant father the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry . And OK, I'm sure Prince Harry has some pretty advanced editing tools at his disposal, but these photos are really good. [Full Article...]

Sunday Panel: Is Extinction Rebellion the way to promote climate change?

Sunday Panel: Is Extinction Rebellion the way to promote climate change? As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Police stopped the youngsters from blocking the roads, forcing them onto the pavement. "This means that it takes at least four officers to remove one person to ensure their safety which is resource intensive". Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said the situation facing officers was "unprecedented". [Full Article...]

Extinction Rebellion members chain themselves to premier's Montreal office

Extinction Rebellion members chain themselves to premier's Montreal office Boulton called the climate change activist group "a load of incompetent, middle class, self-indulgent people who want to tell us how to live our lives", during the interview on Wednesday afternoon. Act now: Government must act now to halt biodiversity loss and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2025. What have they been doing? It is supported by a slew of academics, scientists a... [Full Article...]

The 'Pink Full Moon' rises this Friday

The 'Pink Full Moon' rises this Friday The Old Farmer's Almanac says the "Full Pink Moon " is a sign of the appearance of the "moss pink, ' or wild ground phlox - one of the early spring flowers". Sadly, no. The moon will not take on a pink color, but will rather appear like any other full moon. The full moon occurs roughly every month. The next full moon will rise on May 18. [Full Article...]

Israel to Shoot for the Moon, Again

Israel to Shoot for the Moon, Again It provided the power to get the spacecraft all the way to the Moon, but it also took Beresheet on its final descent. Moments later, the mission was declared a failure. SpaceIL took advantage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch in mid-February to get its craft into space. Beresheet, whose name is Hebrew for the biblical phrase "In the beginning", had travelled through space for seven weeks in a... [Full Article...]

SpaceX Lands But Dunks A Booster

SpaceX Lands But Dunks A Booster SpaceX has confirmed that bad weather and an unfortunate lack of hardware has caused the second-ever Falcon Heavy center core to slide off the deck of drone ship Of Course I Still Love You , although CEO Elon Musk suggests that the rocket's engine section could be recoverable. [Full Article...]

TORNADO WATCH in the Lehigh Valley: What to do if one strikes

TORNADO WATCH in the Lehigh Valley: What to do if one strikes At least one mobile home was destroyed, throwing a man from the mobile home. Over the weekend, four people died in Texas, two in Louisiana, one in MS and another in Alabama. The National Weather Service was sending a survey team to Alto on Sunday to confirm if the storm was, indeed, a tornado. Homes were damaged about 250 miles (402 kilometers) to the north in Glencoe, and there's scattered da... [Full Article...]

SpaceX: Falcon Heavy rocket launch and landing

SpaceX: Falcon Heavy rocket launch and landing The nosecone halves don't have great aerodynamics, and SpaceX has been testing various ways of recovering them for many months. The fairing is a piece of material that's part of the rocket's nosecone, protecting the payload, which can include things like satellites, during launch. [Full Article...]

Buzz Aldrin: Israel Lunar Landing Attempt ‘Inspiring to All’

Buzz Aldrin: Israel Lunar Landing Attempt ‘Inspiring to All’ Radio signals from the spacecraft flat-lined as the scheduled touchdown time came and went, leading engineers to assume that the small spacecraft was scattered in pieces after slamming into the landing site. This very attempt is a tremendous achievement and I think that you see by all the applause here that we really are the fourth country to reach it. "And that caused an unfortunate chain of even... [Full Article...]

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket set to launch Wednesday night

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket set to launch Wednesday night As far as what time the launch will happen, the launch window opens at 6:30 p.m. SpaceX will provide a webcast of the launch, landing attempts, and satellite separation from the upper stage, beginning 20 minutes before the anticipated liftoff on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Beresheet preparing for lunar landing

After entering lunar orbit last week, Israeli spacecraft Beresheet on Monday morning successfully performed another maneuver as it entered ever-tighter orbits around the moon, before attempting to land on April 11 in the Sea of Serenity. The name בראשית is prounounced "beresheet" and is roughly translated from Hebrew to English to mean "Genesis" - aka the beginning. "There is a significant chanc... [Full Article...]

Earthlings have never seen a black hole - but that could change tomorrow

Earthlings have never seen a black hole - but that could change tomorrow The image of Sagittarius A , the black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, is set to be released tomorrow. But how can telescopes capture the image of a Black Hole when as its concept implies it is nothing but a black hole? He and his colleagues are acting as if they have something to celebrate. [Full Article...]


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