Trump Tells Sarah Sanders ‘Not to Bother’ With Press Briefings Anymore

In a tweet, the president said Tuesday that most of the press corps "will never cover us fairly". "While other avenues exist to obtain information, the robust, public back-and-forth we've come to expect in the James A. He added that in the past, when... More..

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See The Most Dazzling Photos Of January's Super Blood Wolf Moon
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

See The Most Dazzling Photos Of January's Super Blood Wolf Moon

The Reuters news agency reported, "The best viewing of the one-hour total eclipse was from North and South America, with as many as 2.8 billion people able to see it from the Western Hemisphere, Europe, West Af...More..

Super moon offers fantastic early morning spectacle
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Super moon offers fantastic early morning spectacle

Until then, you'll need to make do with decidedly less impressive partial and penumbral lunar eclipses. Watchers in Britain managed to find a break in the cloudy skies early Monday morning. When the full moon...More..

NASRDA: Nigeria to experience total lunar eclipse Monday
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

NASRDA: Nigeria to experience total lunar eclipse Monday

The best time to catch the maximum eclipse is around 5.12am, when the moon will be completely submerged within the Earth's shadow . The next partial lunar eclipse will be this summer, on July 16, but w...More..

Wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Wild coffee species are under threat, with 60 per cent of them facing possible extinction due to climate change and the loss of natural habitat, as well as by the spread of diseases and pests, scientists have...More..

Work on United Kingdom nuclear power plant halted over financing impasse
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Work on United Kingdom nuclear power plant halted over financing impasse

Given the financing challenges facing new nuclear projects, I made clear to the House in June that we would be considering a new approach to supporting Wylfa that included the potential for significant direct i...More..

China Already Planning Next Moon Mission This Year, Mars In 2020
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

China Already Planning Next Moon Mission This Year, Mars In 2020

Earlier, space travelers grew plants on the International Space Station (ISS) and China's Tiangong-2 space lab in low Earth orbit (400 Km above the Earth) but the moon was a much more challenging environm...More..

A Total Lunar Eclipse Will Coincide With Sunday's Supermoon
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

A Total Lunar Eclipse Will Coincide With Sunday's Supermoon

According to Alle, a lunar eclipse is a celestial incident where the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow. The star-studded celebration takes place on the terrace of Seminole State C...More..

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual-a supermoon. Finally, full moons are given monthly names, and this one happens to be the "wolf...More..

China successfully grows first plant on the moon
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

China successfully grows first plant on the moon

The Chang'e-4 probe, which landed on the "dark" or far side of the Moon on January 3, is housing an airtight container designed for growing plants and crops in shocking conditions. The experimental setup is...More..

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

The Antarctic lost 40 billion tons of melting ice to the ocean each year from 1979 to 1989. "As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-metre sea level rise from Antarctica in the ...More..

China's moon lander sprouted a plant, but now it's dead
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

China's moon lander sprouted a plant, but now it's dead

Officials from the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said that the forthcoming Chang'e-5 mission will be launched before the end of the year, and will bring Moon rock samples back to Earth. The can...More..

Watch a Chinese probe land on the far side of the Moon
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Watch a Chinese probe land on the far side of the Moon

Robinson said that the prominent crater, roughly 80 feet (25 meters) in diameter, in front of the lander can be seen in the LROC imagery. The landing highlights China's growing ambitions as a space power. Chi...More..

Thailand: Fake rain to fight air pollution in Bangkok
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Thailand: Fake rain to fight air pollution in Bangkok

Bangkok's truckers have been advised to use biodiesel instead of regular diesel to help fight the city's air pollution. Citing a ranking by airvisual.com, Greenpeace Thailand tweeted that Bangkok ranked th...More..

China sprouts the first plants on the moon
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

China sprouts the first plants on the moon

The seeds only began growing once ground control singled to the probe to begin hydrating them and the cotton seed became the first-ever lunar sprout (plants have been grown on board the ISS, of course). "We wil...More..

Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For 'Reprehensible' Race Remarks
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For 'Reprehensible' Race Remarks

Grace Professor Emeritus, and honorary trustee soon afterwards. He also said he took no joy in "the difference between blacks and whites" and that "it's bad, just like it's terrible for schizophrenics". Cold Sp...More..

Spotted: Stars that became cold balls
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Spotted: Stars that became cold balls

The astronomers selected 15,000 white dwarf candidates within around 300 light years of Earth from observations made by the Gaia satellite and analysed data on the stars' luminosities and colours. And when ...More..

Oceans warming faster than expected
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Oceans warming faster than expected

Ocean temperatures are less influenced by year-to-year variations in the weather. The oxygen content in the world's oceans has decreased since 1960, an average of more than two percent, found a study at the...More..

NSW fish deaths may extend Murray inquiry
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

NSW fish deaths may extend Murray inquiry

Fish kills have been caused by a Low Dissolved Oxygen event associated with the rapid die off of an algal bloom along this section of the river. Showing the stench has apparently clouded his judgement, Mr Buc...More..

Alien proof: Radio signals discovered in deep space
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Alien proof: Radio signals discovered in deep space

Ingrid Stairs , a member of the CHIME team said , 'Until now, there was only one known repeating FRB . Since then, scientists have detected more than 60 bursts, with only one - recorded in 2012 at the Are...More..

Yutu-2 rover reawakens after midday nap to continue Chang'e-4 objectives
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Yutu-2 rover reawakens after midday nap to continue Chang'e-4 objectives

A rover dubbed Yutu-2 - or Jade Rabbit, the name of the moon goddess's pet - successfully separated from the lander and drove onto the moon's surface about eight hours after landing. China uses a special satell...More..

Alien contact? Mysteriously repeating radio signals captured by Canadian telescope
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Alien contact? Mysteriously repeating radio signals captured by Canadian telescope

The first FRB was recorded in 2001 and identified in 2007, while the first repeating FRB was detected in 2012. Since then, 36 have been found - 19 previous year alone by researchers using an Australian radio...More..

Now, it's China's turn to explore the Moon
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Now, it's China's turn to explore the Moon

Image of the Yutu-2 rover disembarking from the Chang'e-4 mission's lander. These include the Lunar Lander Neutrons and Dosimetry (LND), which will be responsible for exploring the radiation environment in ...More..

Partial solar eclipse observed across Japan
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Partial solar eclipse observed across Japan

Cue a partial lunar eclipse, which is not visible to North America. A partial solar eclipse , in which part of the sun's disk is obscured by the moon passing between the star and Earth , was observed across...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

'Repeating' radio waves from deep space baffle scientists

A telescope in Canada picked up mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy. The findings were presented during a meeting held by the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, Wash., on Thursday. The...More..

United Kingdom parliament debates Brexit deal ahead of crucial vote
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

United Kingdom parliament debates Brexit deal ahead of crucial vote

The development came after 17 Tory rebels helped pass Mr Grieve's amendment by 308 votes to 297. Barry Gardiner, the opposition Labour Party's shadow worldwide trade secretary, said earlier his party will t...More..

China lands first spacecraft on far side of moon
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

China lands first spacecraft on far side of moon

The head of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, Thursday congratulated the Chinese colleagues on the successful landing of the Chang'e-4 probe. Jade Rabbit 2 drove off a ramp from it...More..

Newly-discovered exoplanet twice the size of Earth could have water
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Newly-discovered exoplanet twice the size of Earth could have water

Experts still aren't sure whether the planet hosts life, but say if plants were transferred there, they would likely survive. Because TESS stares non-stop at one slice of the sky for 27 days , then moves to a ...More..

Thousands of Queensland beachgoers stung — Bluebottle jellyfish
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Thousands of Queensland beachgoers stung — Bluebottle jellyfish

Bluebottles, highly venomous jellyfish, are common on Australian beaches during the summer, which begins in December. Several Australian beaches have closed down amid a risky invasion of highly venomous jelly...More..

China lands first probe on the dark side of the moon
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

China lands first probe on the dark side of the moon

The relatively unexplored far side of the moon faces away from Earth and is also known as the dark side . Chang'e-4 is carrying six experiments from China and four from overseas, including low-frequenc...More..