Touchdown: NASA's InSight Lands on Mars

From here, scientists at NASA will begin preparing the lander for its primary mission: studying what's going on beneath the surface of Mars. The mission will help boffins understand the formation of rocky planets, and the Solar System as a whole, e... More..

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Post Diwali, Delhi grapples with 'very poor' air quality
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Post Diwali, Delhi grapples with 'very poor' air quality

During Diwali days, four stations recorded "moderate" air quality while three recorded "satisfactory". The permissible limit of PM2.5 is 60 µg/m3 while that of pollutant PM10 is 100 µg/m3. Questioned about th...More..

United States judge halts construction of Keystone XL pipeline
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

United States judge halts construction of Keystone XL pipeline

That court previously has dealt his administration setbacks in its efforts to deport young immigrants brought illegally to the country as children, as well as its attempt to dismiss a lawsuit brought by 21 youn...More..

Thick Haze, Smog Engulfs Delhi As Air Quality Slips To 'Hazardous'
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Thick Haze, Smog Engulfs Delhi As Air Quality Slips To 'Hazardous'

The Air Quality Index (AQI) around Mandir Marg recorded PM 10 levels at 707 and PM 2.5 at 663. "Even if 50% of the total load of toxic fire crackers as compared to Diwali a year ago is added, the prevai...More..

Buhari Congratulates Brazil’s Bolsonaro On Election Victory
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Buhari Congratulates Brazil’s Bolsonaro On Election Victory

His brash style and harsh statements have led many to compare him to the U.S. president , referring to him as " Trump of the tropics" or "Brazil's Donald Trump ". Bolsonaro was referring to the hundreds of m...More..

NOAA Winter Outlook: Warmer for Much of the United States
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

NOAA Winter Outlook: Warmer for Much of the United States

No part of the United States is expected to have below-average temperatures, according to the outlook. The only part of the country that can expect typical winter temperatures will likely be in the Southeast,...More..

Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket

Blue Origin also plans to use some of the money to create a brand new launch site out of the Vandenberg Air Force Base. Blue Origin is developing a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Northro...More..

Strengthening Hurricane Michael aiming for Florida Panhandle
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Strengthening Hurricane Michael aiming for Florida Panhandle

With the storm next entering the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico, which has warm water and favorable atmospheric conditions, "there is a real possibility that Michael will strengthen to a major hurricane b...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

SpaceX lands its first rocket on West Coast ground

In the launch, scheduled for shortly after 7:20 p.m., a Falcon 9 rocket will carry the satellite SAOCOM 1A to space. After it separated from the second stage, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket arrested i...More..

Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast

Forecasters said a faster westward motion across the deep tropical Atlantic Ocean is expected Sunday through Tuesday. "Tomorrow we start with coastal showers and the rain will move inland as the day goes on". "...More..

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Agricultural losses will be in the billions . As floodwaters continued to rise, concerns grew about environmental and health dangers. "It's going to get rough for SC", he told them . Blackhawk helicopters...More..

SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

He said he hasn't yet decided which artists he plans to invite, but he joked, "if you should hear from me, please say yes and accept my invitation". The trip is set to happen in 2023. The BFS is said to be ab...More..

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese Billionaire to Be SpaceX’s First Passenger to the Moon

This makes him the 14th richest person in Japan . Notable is the fact that Maezawa wishes to take people whose professions have - to date - prevented them from accessing space. SpaceX announced September 17...More..

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Now now not lower than 68 people died as a scream result of Storm Harvey , in step with the Nationwide Storm Center. A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at a home on Silver Smith Circle in Kinston early Frida...More..

Storm Helene: Met Office issues 'yellow' alert in Wales
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Storm Helene: Met Office issues 'yellow' alert in Wales

Forecasters at the Met Office have issued severe weather alerts as Hurricane Helene creeps closer to the UK. As Tropical Storm Helene to the east-northeast of Joyce moves away, Joyce is expected to turn...More..

More than 1 million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

More than 1 million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears

South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon on Tuesday. The storm's first effects were already apparent on barrier islands as unsafe rip currents hit beac...More..

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

That can't happen. The organizers of the Kavanaugh opposition should denounce those tactics and make sure that the people they work with understand that threatening violence is a crime. Sen. Booker made headl...More..

FLORENCE: Hurricane closes in on North Carolina
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

FLORENCE: Hurricane closes in on North Carolina

The storm was about 435 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and 470 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . "Today is the time to get your preparedness actions complete", he said ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence to deliver 'life-threatening' surges and rain despite downgrade

A hurricane hunter with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) flew into the category three Hurricane Florence and reported back Wednesday what he was seeing. The White House has approved ...More..

Hurricane Olivia Threatens Hawaii with Flash Floods
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricane Olivia Threatens Hawaii with Flash Floods

Meanwhile closer to Hawaii, Tropical Storm Norman continued to move north-northwest away from the islands. The still-Category 2 storm was moving west-northwest at 15 miles per hour as of Friday evening. "I can'...More..

Tropical Storm Florence A
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence A "Potential Threat"

Florence should regain hurricane strength by the weekend. Further down the road, should Florence make landfall, we will have the potential of heavy rain and gusty winds at some point during the latter ha...More..

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Gordon became a tropical storm after having strengthened rapidly overnight, and late Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning for the mouth of the Pearl River, which divides...More..

Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Trump, could face a subpoena in the case, and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Lawyers who had argued cases in front of Kavanaugh recalled him as an active questioner from the bench, and a very well ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh’s snub of Parkland shooting victim’s father goes viral
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh’s snub of Parkland shooting victim’s father goes viral

Asked if he thought the NRA's backing of his confirmation might have played any role in Kavanaugh's choice not to speak to him or shake his hand, Guttenberg said: "You know what?" "I put out my hand and I...More..

Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida

A tropical disturbance and its associated area of thunderstorms was located near the Dominican Republic on Friday morning, moving in the direction of South Florida . Ahead of the approaching storm, the governm...More..