Stargazers set for spectacular treat this weekend

You have a few more chances to see the spectacular Perseid meteor shower taking place before sunrise Monday. On a good year they can be as frequent as one a minute. If you're lucky enough to reside in a hilly or mountainous region, you're all s... More..

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How to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Britain tonight
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

How to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Britain tonight

The Perseid meteor shower of 2018 is nearly upon us. This year forecasters say we could see anywhere from 60-70 meteors per hour but during outburst years (like 2016) the rate can be between 150-200 meteors...More..

Estonian descendant Nicole Aunapu Mann selected for American space flights
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Estonian descendant Nicole Aunapu Mann selected for American space flights

Taking the stage Friday before a huge American flag, Gwynne Shotwell , the president of SpaceX , told the crews: "What a sacred honor this was to be part of this program and to fly you". In any case, SpaceX ...More..

Chandra Grahan,The longest Lunar Eclipse , know date, timings and more
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Chandra Grahan,The longest Lunar Eclipse , know date, timings and more

A "super blue blood moon " is a combination of a supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse . Friday, July 27 around the world will experience the longest total lunar Eclipse in a hundred years. The Moon will...More..

Hot, Humid, Chance of Storms Sunday
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Hot, Humid, Chance of Storms Sunday

A cold front sparked off a few heavy storms over Northeastern Alabama on Saturday morning and again in the afternoon. A few heavy rains could produce isolated flooding along the I-25 corridor, but the best ...More..

Astronomers discover 12 more moons orbiting Jupiter, including an 'oddball'
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Astronomers discover 12 more moons orbiting Jupiter, including an 'oddball'

The lost moons were initially sighted in 2003, but scientists could not define their exact orbits and lost track of them. Valetudo is more than just the odd moon out; it's also a serious collision hazard....More..

Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast

Beryl is expected to still be a hurricane when it reaches the Lesser Antilles late Sunday or Monday, the National Hurricane Center said . Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Chris formed off the Carolinas, and the...More..

Canada probing U.S. immigration patrols near northern border
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Canada probing U.S. immigration patrols near northern border

Fishermen from nearby Grand Manan Island recently said they were approached and questioned by USBP vessels near Machias Seal Island . The island is located in the lower Bay of Fundy, approximately 15 kilometre...More..

Embattled Pruitt Out as EPA Chief
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Embattled Pruitt Out as EPA Chief

Scott Dworkin , co-founder of the Democratic Coalition: "Someone needs to make sure Scott Pruitt doesn't smuggle his $43,000 soundproof phone booth out of the EPA offices ". Pruitt's departure comes amid g...More..

Excessive and unsafe heat grips Plains, Midwest and Northeast
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Excessive and unsafe heat grips Plains, Midwest and Northeast

Sunday . A HEAT ADVISORY has been issued for the CT shoreline. The heat index at 4 a.m. local time in New York City was 83 degrees, while it was 84 degrees in Chicago at 3 a.m. The high temperature Sunday ...More..

UNEP Chief envisions plastic-free India
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

UNEP Chief envisions plastic-free India

He added: "We should avoid unnecessary use of some plastic items, like straws, while we can replace them with other items which can be used a few times". Ghana on Tuesday joined the global community to mark the...More..

Newest NASA Discoveries Could Boost Search For Ancient Life On Mars
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Newest NASA Discoveries Could Boost Search For Ancient Life On Mars

Organic molecules were found in 3 billion-year-old sedimentary rocks near the surface. The European Space Agency plans to launch its own rover in a few years and NASA is building a powerful follow-on to Cur...More..

Bear Shot Dead As Lions, Tigers And Jaguar Escape German Zoo
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Bear Shot Dead As Lions, Tigers And Jaguar Escape German Zoo

Numerous police, zookeepers, and firefighters are combing the zoo looking for the animals before they wandered into the town. Eifel Zoo has nearly 400 animals of 60 exotic and native species, including lions,...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto Threatens Florida, Gulf Coast
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto Threatens Florida, Gulf Coast

Florida and MS are under states of emergency ahead Subtropical Storm Alberto hitting the Golf Coast. The National Weather Service's office in Tampa said in a briefing Saturday that winds from Alberto wo...More..

Samsung Galaxy J6 Release Date Announced
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J6 Release Date Announced

The smartphone will be launched at an event in Mumbai and it will go on sale in stores from May 22. "It's coming to take you #ToInfinityAndMore ". In the video teaser posted by Samsung Mobile India, one can ...More..

OnePlus 6 Launch Event Today: How to Watch, Specifications and Price
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

OnePlus 6 Launch Event Today: How to Watch, Specifications and Price

We have to say, the company has succeeded in creating a buzz around the flagship. OnePlus has also announced a partnership with HDFC Bank, which now sees the smartphone listed on its website available under i...More..

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass between Earth and Moon tomorrow
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to pass between Earth and Moon tomorrow

An asteroid roughly the size of a city block will zoom by Earth today. However, 8 years later, on May 8, astronomers discovered the asteroid and determined it as the loss of WC9 in 2010. The asteroid me...More..

NASA announces 'Mars Helicopter' will be taken to red planet in 2020
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

NASA announces 'Mars Helicopter' will be taken to red planet in 2020

The mission of the helicopter is to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars . The Martian helicopter will travel with the mission of the Rover of Mars 2020 , announced the spac...More..

by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch successful

It is created to be capable of 10 or more flights with very limited refurbishment as SpaceX continues to strive for rapid reusability and extremely high reliability, according to SpaceX's news release . ...More..

Facebook undergoes a huge executive reshuffle
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Facebook undergoes a huge executive reshuffle

Former PayPal president and Coinbase board member David Marcus is to head up a new blockchain unit at Facebook . However, they also come amid black eyes Facebook has received over the past year fro...More..