Sci-tech

by | June 20, 2019 | 07:11

That's because from the vantage point of Teegarden's star , Earth orbits its sun at just the right angle to transit across the face of our star, allowing any astronomers "out there" to spot us as we pass by. In fact, Teegarden b has actually scored the highest Earth Similarity Index (ESI) ever. A discovery is making the astronomers think that they founded two planets that are like Earth.

by | June 20, 2019 | 03:39

The Obama plan aimed at encouraging what already had been market-driven changes in the nation's electrical grid, pushing coal-fired power plants out and prodding utilities to rely more on natural gas, solar, wind and other lower- or no-carbon fuels.

by | June 20, 2019 | 01:28

Although the bill has been signed into law, it does not have wide support among New Yorkers. Underwood's boss, Attorney General Tish James, a Democrat, released a statement saying the bill is legally sound. NY joins 12 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing illegal immigrants to drive, and New Jersey is now considering a similar measure. "The key to this bill is not the political intent but the legal effect", the statement said.

by | June 19, 2019 | 11:28

Also, the fact that honey was harvested during this time gives the Moon the mythical nick name. But, once the Midsummer Full Moon does reappear in the night skies it will be exquisitely bright and lovely. Pink Moon 2019: Gorgeous Full Moon Graces Skies Across the World on Good Friday, Check Pics And Videos . According to long-running American periodical Farmer's Almanac , this is the full list of the year's moon names.

by | June 17, 2019 | 22:09

In an email to the Tribune, Joe Guzman, founder of the online Chicago Astronomer forum, wrote that most names are of Native American origin; last month was the Full Flower Moon, and next month will be the Full Buck Moon, referring to the seasonal formation of deer antlers.

by | June 16, 2019 | 18:58

EST, Space.com reported . Hawthorne-based SpaceX will attempt to launch a rocket carrying three satellites Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, potentially creating an impressive aerial display while also potentially causing sonic booms along the central coast.

by | June 16, 2019 | 07:54

The shape was produced due to the interaction between sand dunes, lava, and wind on the surface of Mars . At some distant point in Martian history, crescent-shaped dunes were in the area. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched back in August 2005 and reached the Red Planet in March 2006. "You would be right, but it is only a coincidence".

by | June 15, 2019 | 23:14

These preparatory actions will be followed by starting construction activities, including fencing, bridge and road upgrades, water management and civil earthworks on the mine site. The state environment department was satisfied Adani had established the main aquifer that feeds the ancient Doongmabulla Springs Complex, near the edge of the mining lease.

by | June 14, 2019 | 20:41

This country led the world in innovation during the Industrial Revolution, and now we must lead the world to a cleaner, greener form of growth. 'Standing by is not an option. One of the greatest challenges to reducing Carbon dioxide emissions is how we heat our homes as some 37% of Carbon dioxide emissions in the United Kingdom are produced from heating.

by | June 14, 2019 | 19:54

According to a CNN report, Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Director, Royal Astronomical Society , Britain, came out with a guide for novice sky gazers on how to spot the planet more easily. While all four moons are often visible, one might sometimes either be in front or behind Jupiter. If you've been outside a few hours after sunset the past few nights, you may have noticed a very bright object in the southeastern sky.

by | June 14, 2019 | 15:28

CNN reports on the "Free Willy" bill-named for the 1993 flick in which a boy "risks everything" to free a whale from an aquarium-which will outlaw holding cetaceans such as whales, porpoises, or dolphins in captivity. Marineland, the other facility that keeps captive cetaceans, has taken a different approach, lobbying against the bill every step of the way. This is news to splash a fin at, ' animal rights group Humane Canada wrote on Twitter.

by | June 14, 2019 | 11:55

Styrofoam containers are also among the worst for the environment; they break down into tiny little pieces that are easily ingested by fish, animals and ultimately humans. However, when asked about the stumble, Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna defended the need for a ban, and added she's hearing a lot of support from Canadians.

by | June 13, 2019 | 15:57

The commercial space trip will be available as early as 2020 and there will only be two trips a year according to NASA. To deliver tourists will be SpaceX's Elon musk and his Dragon capsule, and Boeing , which creates a spaceship called the Starliner.

by | June 13, 2019 | 09:32

In an effort to curb pollution of oceans, the Canadian government on Monday announced that it will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Working with authorities and businesses across Canada, the government will look to ban "harmful" single-use products such as plastic bags, straws, cutlery, plates and stir sticks, and will take other steps to reduce pollution from plastic products and packaging.

by | June 12, 2019 | 23:12

The annual dead zone measurements are used to determine whether efforts to reduce nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River basin are working . The turbulent flow of river water, saturated with fertilizers and other nutrients, rushed to the Gulf.

by | June 12, 2019 | 19:45

Wedged deep into the Aitken basin , our natural satellite's South Pole, one can find a mysterious mass of material, report researchers from the Baylor University . 'Imagine taking a pile of metal five times larger than the big Island of Hawaii and burying it underground, ' said lead author Peter B. James , from Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences.

by | June 10, 2019 | 08:28

President Donald Trump launched a state of confusion with a tweet about his administration's plans to send astronauts to Mars. A White House official sought to downplay any difference between what Trump had tweeted and existing policy.

by | June 08, 2019 | 13:44

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the sun and is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined. This means Jupiter is fairly close to Earth and you can spot it lurking in the sky all night long. It will be the brightest visible object in the sky aside from the moon. Regardless, this distinction won't make too much of a difference for the purposes of casual viewing.

by | June 08, 2019 | 05:12

Trump tweeted. It wasn't immediately clear how the president sees the Moon as part of the mission to Mars. Last month, Trump proposed giving NASA an extra $1.6 billion in 2020 to help achieve this ambitious goal. Trump tweeted his support for NASA in May, saying, "Under my administration, we are restoring NASA to greatness and we are going back to the Moon, then Mars".

by | June 07, 2019 | 23:41

An estimated nine out of ten people worldwide are exposed to air pollutants that exceed World Health Organisation air quality guidelines , the UN Secretary General, António Guterres has said. "The health burden of polluting energy sources is now so high, that moving to cleaner and more sustainable choices for energy supply, transport and food systems effectively pays for itself", says Dr Maria Neira, WHO Director of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health.