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Two new planets that could potentially support life found by Astronomers

Two new planets that could potentially support life found by Astronomers The star the two planets are orbiting was discovered in 2003 and was named Teegarden's star . If the orbit and rotation speeds recorded by astronomers is accurate, and there are no unexpected factors in the solar system to disrupt other calculations, Teegarden's two planets, which are nearly exactly the same mass as the Earth, could host rocky environments and flowing water, according to ... [Full Article...]

Trans Mountain expansion will benefit Saskatchewan farmers: professor

Trans Mountain expansion will benefit Saskatchewan farmers: professor She said there remain hurdles for Trudeau's government to overcome and doubted his commitment, but said if construction can get underway, the project would be a boon to the region. The agency says Canada has been a leader on welcoming refugees, but worries that asylum seekers may become a punching bag issue during this fall's federal election. [Full Article...]

NY to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

NY to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called it the nation's best plan to address climate change. Although the bill has been signed into law, it does not have wide support among New Yorkers. New York Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy in a statement said the bill was one of several measures demonstrating the state's Democrats "are in lockstep with leftist radicals and could care less about the priori... [Full Article...]

Everything You Need To Know About The Strawberry Moon

Everything You Need To Know About The Strawberry Moon Europeans have called the moon the full "rose moon ", because of its occasional reddish or rose color when its in the sky. It is the sixth of this year's 12 named Full Moon phases and space agency NASA says it is the "sweetest" full moon of the year. [Full Article...]

Full ‘Strawberry Moon’ To Take Over Sky This Weekend

Full ‘Strawberry Moon’ To Take Over Sky This Weekend On Monday, 17 June, stargazers will witness a phenomenon romantically referred to as the Strawberry Moon, which is essentially the sixth of this year's 12 named full moon phases. While the moon won't be as colourful as ripe strawberry, it may actually change colour slightly, if you live in northern side. It is called the Buck Moon and will ordain the night skies as the seventh full moon of the y... [Full Article...]

UK pledges net zero fossil fuel pollution in first for G7

UK pledges net zero fossil fuel pollution in first for G7 There are real signs of progress - in road transport at least - but much more must be done by Government and all other key stakeholders to ramp up progress and help ensure that the United Kingdom is, at least, amongst countries leading the world into a new green, clean industrial revolution. [Full Article...]

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 ISS deputy director Robyn Gatens said there would be two short private astronaut missions per year. Private astronauts will want regenerative life support and toilet facilities ($11,250 per person per day), supplies like food, air and exercise gear ($22,500 per person per day), power ($42 per kWh), data downlink ($50 per GB), and storage ($105 per Cargo Transfer Bag Equivalents per day). [Full Article...]

Donald Trump 'moved' by Prince Charles about climate change

Donald Trump 'moved' by Prince Charles about climate change President Donald Trump saluted U.S. D-Day veterans and offered an unusual affirmation of America's alliance with Europe to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the invasion that marked the beginning of the end of World War II. "If go to certain cities, you can't even breathe", he said adding that "they don't do the responsibility". The moment occurred shortly after the US President visited th... [Full Article...]

Biden responds to claims his campaign plagiarized passages from environmental groups

Biden responds to claims his campaign plagiarized passages from environmental groups Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of MA had leads that were within the poll's margin of error. Each of the Democratic candidates are within the survey's margin of error in terms of defeating Trump at the ballot box in 2020. [Full Article...]

Canada guilty of decades-long 'race-based genocide' against indigenous people - inquiry

Canada guilty of decades-long 'race-based genocide' against indigenous people - inquiry The recommendations , says Buller, should be implemented as "legal imperatives" because "this report is about deliberate race, identity and gender-based genocide". The conference was opened by a procession of indigenous men and women, clad in traditional clothing, some wearing red in memory of murdered and missing girls and women. [Full Article...]

Tesla Pickup to Start Under $50000, Elon Musk Says

Tesla Pickup to Start Under $50000, Elon Musk Says That, according to an interview with Tesla founder Elon Musk on the Ride the Lightning podcast , is real. It's a cool game . One of the defining features of Tesla's cars is their huge dashboard screens, and now the company is adding a new game to those vast displays to keep you occupied while you're hanging around in the parking lot. [Full Article...]

NASA Select Three Lunar Lander Commercial Partners

NASA Select Three Lunar Lander Commercial Partners According to NASA , this is an important step for its Artemis program . These partners will deliver NASA-mandated "science and technology payloads" that will perform investigations and "demonstrate advanced technologies" on the Moon's surface. [Full Article...]

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears The Iridium satellite network used this approach in the 1990s, using dozens of satellites to provide global phone and data services. As many as 2,000 satellites will be launched per year, with the ultimate objective of placing up to 12,000 into orbit. [Full Article...]

‘Forbidden Planet’ found by astronomers in Neptunian Desert

‘Forbidden Planet’ found by astronomers in Neptunian Desert A NEW planet the size of Neptune that could vaporise you in under a second has amazed scientists because it shouldn't exist. The planet scientifically known as NGTS-4b is 200 percent larger than Earth and roughly 20 percent smaller than Neptune . [Full Article...]

Hot Today, Severe Weather And Heavy Rain Possible Tuesday Into Wednesday

More rain and storms are expected to redevelop by the weekend. Bright sunshine to hazy sunshine should hold for most of the day, while temperatures warm above average, reaching the middle 80's by 4:00 pm. Tuesday afternoon will have temperatures in the 80s with south winds gusting to 35 miles per hour. Storms will move away from the area Tuesday night , but a few lingering showers may stick ar... [Full Article...]

Severe storms possible Monday night

Severe storms possible Monday night We can't rule out a spot thunderstorm through the mid-afternoon and evening, so if you're outdoors and hear thunder, be sure to head inside and let the storm pass. Any storms leftover in the morning could affect how the atmosphere recovers so this will need to be looked at closely throughout the day tomorrow. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds with highs near 78. [Full Article...]

Houston baking in summerlike temps for Memorial Day weekend

Houston baking in summerlike temps for Memorial Day weekend A few strong storms will be possible. The threat of stormy weather will loom in parts of Pennsylvania as Memorial Day weekend rolls along. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. It might also be a good idea to water those outside plants as we will be on our 7th day without rainfall and no significant rain is expected Sunday . [Full Article...]

Giant asteroid and its moon to come close to Earth this weekend

Giant asteroid and its moon to come close to Earth this weekend The asteroid's next close encounter with Earth will be on May 25, 2036, when it will pass by even closer, according to EarthSky . NASA calculate that any space rock larger than one to two kilometres would have the potential to wipe out life on Earth. [Full Article...]

NASA unveils schedule for 'Artemis' 2024 Moon mission

NASA unveils schedule for 'Artemis' 2024 Moon mission A top NASA official appointed head of strategy for the space agency's planned mission to the moon in 2024 quit his role on Wednesday, just weeks after starting the job. Even if the official naming of these companies is a late action, NASA had the basis for it ever since April, when they sent out what they call 'pre-solicitations.' The first pre-solicitation disclosed NASA's plan to ask for sugge... [Full Article...]

Send Your Name to Mars Aboard the 2020 Rover

Send Your Name to Mars Aboard the 2020 Rover The chip (or chips, if there's enough names), will backpack on the rover to the red planet under a glass cover. NASA may not be ready to take passengers to Mars, but you'll be able to put your name down in the meantime - quite literally. For each "flight", you'll be awarded miles and corresponding digital mission patches that can be downloaded, according to this source . Now, when you log int... [Full Article...]


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