Democrats launch 10-year 'Green New Deal' for clean energy

The ding by Pelosi comes just as Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. The New York freshman lawmaker was one of the sponsors at Thursday's unveiling of a Green New Deal resolution on controlling climate change . "Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal represents an... More..

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Earth's magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Earth's magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia

But even if this was the case, it doesn't mean sudden volcanic outbursts or swarms of natural disaster clusters. WMM helps to calibrate accurate geographical data for a host of consumer uses including compass...More..

Rising temperatures to make oceans bluer and greener
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Rising temperatures to make oceans bluer and greener

When there is too little, the quantity of life in the waters goes down and water's natural blue comes through. Thus, more quantity of phytoplankton, lesser the blue color in the sea and more of green shaded w...More..

Moment of Brazil dam collapse caught on camera
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Moment of Brazil dam collapse caught on camera

It said it estimated that investments of around US$5 billion would be necessary to decommission its upstream dams and estimated that the decommissioning process would occur over the next three years. A number o...More..

Hubble spots dwarf galaxy through cosmic eyes
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Hubble spots dwarf galaxy through cosmic eyes

An worldwide team of astronomers recently used the telescope to study white dwarf stars in the NGC 6752 . Bedin 1 appears on the lower end of this Hubble image of globular cluster NGC 6752. You may hav...More..

Will groundhog give good news for winter sufferers?
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Will groundhog give good news for winter sufferers?

The first observance of groundhog day was in Punxsutawney in Pennsylvania, and this is still where the largest celebrations are held today (and is where the famous film is set). Other towns have their own gro...More..

China says it's even colder on the Moon than we thought
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

China says it's even colder on the Moon than we thought

China's lunar rover "Yutu-2", or Jade Rabbit 2 rolling onto the far side of the moon taken by the "Chang'e-4" lunar probe. China's Chang'e-4 probe, launched on December 8, landed on the Von Karman Crater in...More..

‘Disturbing Discovery’: Scientists Find Giant Hole in Antarctica
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

‘Disturbing Discovery’: Scientists Find Giant Hole in Antarctica

Scientists thought there might be some gaps between Thwaites Glacier and the bedrock below it, where ocean water could flow in and melt the icy glacier above it. And worse, its neighbouring glaciers would rai...More..

Polar Vortex brings deadly -33C freeze to USA
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Polar Vortex brings deadly -33C freeze to USA

And the sub-zero cold and bitter winds will stick around for a couple of days, possibly bringing dozens of record lows with a life-threatening freeze before dissipating by the weekend, the National Weather ...More..

Trump asks 'Global Waming' to come back. Twitter heats up
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump asks 'Global Waming' to come back. Twitter heats up

Get push notifications with news, features and more. "This is simply an extreme weather event and not representative of global scale temperature trends", said Northern Illinois University climate scientist ...More..

Lehigh Valley winter weather advisory: 3-6 inches of snow Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Lehigh Valley winter weather advisory: 3-6 inches of snow Tuesday

Other airlines reported delays averaging an hour. In its forecast discussion for the region, the Weather Service wrote that the danger of the predicted temperatures "can't be overstated", noting they will be 30...More..

Stunning Photo Shows Total Solar Eclipse's March Across Oregon Sky
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Stunning Photo Shows Total Solar Eclipse's March Across Oregon Sky

No, you shouldn't. Whether partial or total, an eclipse is a rare opportunity to see our world looking decidedly different than it normally does. This rare alignment, in which only the sun's corona is visib...More..

Trump Tells Sarah Sanders ‘Not to Bother’ With Press Briefings Anymore
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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 ...More..

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..