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by | February 26, 2019 | 06:42

When asked if the scrutiny and criticism she's received since her election has made her regret entering politics, Ocasio-Cortez said, "No". Fans loved every second of Ocasio-Cortez on the show, but for as much love as she gets on Twitter, she's also a lighting rod for hate.

by | February 25, 2019 | 10:09

One of the Sunrise adults chimes in, "We're asking you to be courageous and do this for us and your grandchildren.Any plan that doesn't take bold, transformative action is not going to be what we need". So maybe, you should listen a little bit. As the kids continue to push back at her, urging her to vote "yes" on the Green New Deal even if it is unlikely to pass, Feinstein becomes visibly frustrated and starts to talk over the group.

by | February 24, 2019 | 18:14

On the livestream , a SpaceX manufacturing engineer, Jessica Anderson, said: "We do have a successful first-stage landing despite the challenging conditions there". The payload continues heading to where it's supposed to go, and the booster came back to Earth and properly landed on a sea vessel, allowing the booster to be reused and not just cast off into the atmosphere as space junk.

by | February 23, 2019 | 20:38

Have you ever wondered why a zebra has stripes? They found that although flies circled and touched horses and zebras at similar rates, they actually landed on zebras 25 per cent less often. While horses are more low-key about the presence of flies, merely twitching and occasionally swishing their tails to ward off the insects, zebras are far less tolerant.

by | February 23, 2019 | 16:23

She is the first Indigenous person to hold the post, which combines duties as a politician (heading the Department of Justice) and a legal official (overseeing prosecutions). Joël Lightbound, parliamentary secretary to the finance minister, dismissed suggestions he was upset with Wilson-Raybould. Earlier Wednesday, on his way into the caucus meeting, Trudeau insisted he wants a full airing of the accusation that his office pressured Wilson-Raybould to instruct the director of public ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 03:41

Astronomers call the moon's closest point to Earth its perigee, while the furthest point away is called its apogee. When is the next full moon? Super Snow Moon 2019 Date and Timings in India: Know All About The Biggest Supermoon of the Year .

by | February 22, 2019 | 23:40

She said the winds will also pick up during the week. The Red Cross on Vanuatu's Santo hopes to get assessment teams out today to the areas worst affected by Tropical Cyclone Oma.The Red Cross on Vanuatu's Santo hopes to get assessment teams out today to the areas worst affected by Tropical Cyclone Oma.

by | February 22, 2019 | 17:26

Beresheet, the Hebrew word for "in the beginning", was designed by the nonprofit SpaceIL, a team of engineers who began the project for the Google Lunar X Prize competition, which challenged participants to build, launch and land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon .

by | February 22, 2019 | 14:27

It's also known as a "super moon", because its orbit is nearest to our planet. This phenomenon causes the lunar disk to look larger than usual to stargazers on Earth, especially as it rises and sets. Aside from a dazzling visual show, March's full moon is also interesting for a number of other reasons. While the full moon technically peaked at 10:53 a.m.

by | February 22, 2019 | 13:55

The Falcon 9 rocket soared into the Sky at a hard time for Elon Musk . At the end of its brief mission, mission controllers plan to simply shut down the spacecraft, according to SpaceIL officials, leaving Beresheet as the latest piece of human hardware to litter the lunar landscape.

by | February 22, 2019 | 07:25

During the touchdown, Hayabusa2 is programmed to extend a pipe and shoot a pinball-like object into the asteroid to blow up material from beneath the surface. Scientists are already receiving data from these probes deployed on the surface of the asteroid. The probe shot a bullet into the asteroid's surface in order to make numerous small fragments which will be taken on its return journey.

by | February 22, 2019 | 07:08

There are no flies on a zebra thanks to the evolution of their black and white stripes, according to scientists at the University of Bristol. Dr Martin How , Royal Society University Research Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, added: "This reduced ability to land on the zebra's coat may be due to stripes disrupting the visual system of the horse flies during their final moments of approach".

by | February 22, 2019 | 06:22

The Beresheet will be the smallest spacecraft to ever land on the Moon, according to SpaceX. Once Beresheet completes its lunar mission, Israel would join superpowers China, Russia, and the United States in landing a spacecraft on the moon.

by | February 22, 2019 | 00:12

Kerr said there could be "a little bit of rain" on Sunday morning. Cyclone Oma is storming towards the coast. "Dangerous surf conditions are forecast to develop about the east coast of Fraser Island and Wide Bay coast north of Bargara later this afternoon and evening", the bureau warned.

by | February 19, 2019 | 23:24

EST. If you really want to be wowed, your best bet is to check out the full moon when it rises in the east as the sun is setting in the west. However, it will still put on a show both Monday and Tuesday night. Clouds permitting, India should get a good view of the event. "In short, the earth, sun and the moon are all in a line, with the moon at its nearest approach to earth", Nolle said in a 1979 edition of Horoscope Magazine .

by | February 19, 2019 | 19:21

Vancouver-Granville member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from cabinet last week, days after a report that says she was pressured to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution when she was justice minister. The NDP motion reads that the House of Commons "call on the Prime Minister to waive solicitor-client privilege for the former Attorney General with respect to allegations of interference in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin; and urge the government to launch a public inquiry, ...

by | February 18, 2019 | 23:23

While the upcoming " super snow moon " won't be the extravagant astronomical spectacle that January's " super blood wolf moon eclipse " was, it will be larger and brighter, and definitely command attention in the sky. Native Americans and people across Europe used the Moon to track seasons. February's full moon is known as the "snow moon" because of the heavy snowfall that often occurs at that time of year, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac .

by | February 18, 2019 | 14:13

Trudeau originally denied the report and insisted he never directed Wilson-Raybould to intervene, stating, essentially, that there's nothing to see here. Trudeau also reportedly said that there were many discussions going on about SNC-Lavalin and that Wilson-Raybould asked him if he would be directing her to take a particular decision.

by | February 18, 2019 | 13:53

Nasa has sent its last message to the Opportunity Mars rover - but it does not expect a reply. But in spite of the loss, researchers celebrate Opportunities distance and endurance records. The rover was enveloped in a huge dust storm, which likely blocked out its solar panels , leaving a thick layer on top that couldn't be removed - or the dust may have affected the internal clock inside the rover.

by | February 18, 2019 | 10:01

February's full moon is sometimes called the "snow moon" in folklore tradition because of the heavy snowfalls that are common in winter. A full moon occurs every month when we can see the moon in its entirety. EST, but won't be visible to most in the U.S.at that time. The moon will appear particularly large when it is close to the horizon thanks to an optical illusion known as " the moon illusion ".