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Arctic blast: This week could break more than 200 records across US

Low teen to single digit wind chills will be possible Tuesday morning across all of Middle and East TN. The cold first invaded the northern Rockies on Sun...


SpaceX Just Put 60 More Broadband Internet Satellites Into Space

SpaceX launched 60 more satellites Monday as part of CEO Elon Musk's " Starlink " mission to bring high-speed internet to large, remote swaths of the worl...


Mercury Putting On Rare Show Parading Across The Sun

Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system and very close to the earth. Doing so will harm your vision, and you won't be able to see Mercury anyway wi...


Watch Mercury in Transit at Science North on Monday

It happens only 13 times per century, and the next one isn't set to happen until 2049. Spectators will need a solar filter to shield their eyes from the harmful...


Italy to make teaching climate change compulsory at school

The minister, a former professor of Economics, University of Pretoria, in south Africa, also has been reported that the teachers taught lessons on environment...


UVI Invites Public to View Solar Transit of Mercury on Planetarium Day

The Mercury transit will be visible in South Africa from 14:35 for 5.5 hours on Monday, 11 November 2019. The last Mercury transit occurred in 2016 with the...


Mercury will make rare pass between sun and Earth

A transit of Mercury will take place when the smallest planet in the solar system passes between the Earth and the sun. For those on the western coast of the ...


Boeing Is Already Building The New Spaceship For NASA

Using the more powerful block 1B variant of the SLS, Boeing says a lunar landing can been carried out with just five "mission critical events" instead of almost...


IOC Chief: Athlete not the only culprit in doping, go after entourage

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie told the PA news agency on Monday that his organisation would "look at" whether there was any evidence wh...


SpaceX Has Completed 13 Successful Tests for Crew Dragon

In the video clip, seen in the embedded tweet below, a test sled of the same weight as a capsule can be seen being pulled out of the back of a cargo aircraft....


Voyager 2 just exited our solar system

The Voyager 2 mission has released its first scientific measurements of interstellar space , according to newly published research. Both Voyager 1 and Voy...


Voyager 2 Reaches the Interstellar Realm

Scientists published five new papers that focus on observations during that transition. For instance, Voyager 1 had to travel 10 AU farther than Voyager 2 ...


Looking Up: Mercury In Transition

Unlike a Venus transit, it is too small to see with the eye and appears nearly 200 times smaller than the sun , so a telescope equipped with a solar filter is ...


Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup in thrilling finish

An enquiry was called by the Flemington stewards and they ruled that Master Of Reality had seriously impeded Il Paradiso with Wayne Lordan's mount elevated to t...


Boeing Successfully Tests Safety Launch Pad Abort System for Starliner Spacecraft

The abort system will provide a fast getaway for the three astronauts if there's an emergency on the Florida pad or in flight. Next up is an orbital test flig...


"Guardian Of The Forest" Killed In Amazon Ambush

Federal police will examine Guajajara's killing as a way to "convey these chargeable for this crime to justice", stated Sergio Moro, the justice and public safe...


India's Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters moon's orbit

Similar to the previous mission, ISRO's goal with Chandryaan-2 to study the lunar surface. Additionally, another mission to the moon will explore rock sampl...


Wind, rain knock out power to more than 900,000 customers across Quebec

Some residents may not get their power turned back on for several days as workers from public utility Hydro-Quebec try to fix the damage. "We're getting close...


Brazil says Greek-flagged tanker is top suspect in oil spills

The Brazilian authorities have investigated a number of ships navigating the area at the time before focusing on the Greek-flagged tanker. Crude oil tanker BO...


Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

This particular oil leak occurred with the Keystone 1 Pipeline that runs in the northeast region of North Dakota. One of the biggest on-shore oil spills i...


Air Force's secretive 'space plane' comes down to earth after 2 years

The U.S. Air Force's super secretive X-37B space plane landed in Flordia Sunday, completing an orbital flight that lasted a record 780 days. The Air Force's...


YouTube stars lead way with tree planting campaign

Now Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he'll help out, too. Shortly after Elon Musk's handsome donation, YouTube also pledged that it will donate a million dollars ...


Origin of modern humans traced back to ancient African wetland

According to Vanessa Hayes , a geneticist at Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia, modern man first migrated from a region south of the Zambesi ...


The Washington Nationals win 2019 World Series after 7 game series

The controversial call could have been a Series changer, though the Nationals did go on to win 7-2 and force a decisive Game 7 tonight in Houston . The Ast...


And Crowd Breaks Into 'Lock Him Up' Chant

POTUS made his first appearance at the Astros-Nationals series in Game 5 at Nationals Park in D.C. and he was nearly immediately hit with negativity. I coul...


Air Force’s mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission successfully landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre Shuttle Landing Facility at 3:51 a.m. on October 27. With the succ...


Bugging out: UK museum names blind beetle after Greta Thunberg

The new species of beetle Nelloptodes gretae is shown in this photo. Measuring just 0.79 millimetres, the beetle has no eyes or wings, with a small pi...


Milestone: Astronomers Discover Water Vapor on a Super-Earth

The team described its findings in Nature Astronomy . In a major first, scientists have detected water vapor and possibly even liquid water clouds that rain ...


Tropics bring severe weather potential to Central Florida

Nestor is linked to at least three tornadoes in Florida as it moved onshore, including one twister that had 120 miles per hour winds that tossed a camper on top...


Porsche and Lucasfilm jointly design a fantasy starship

If you're both a Star Wars fan and a hype beast, then the next month is only for you. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker isn't expected to be a total flop l...


Hunter Dies After Being Attacked By The Deer He'd Just Shot

A hunter in the U.S. state of Arkansas has died after being gored by a deer he had just tried to kill. Thomas Alexander , 66, shot the deer while hunting nea...


Winters Police participating in Breast Cancer Awareness month donation drive

Thankfully, it was detected early enough, and Bal is now receiving treatment. Caroline Rubin, vice president for clinical radiology at The Royal College of Ra...


The Asteroid which Vanquished Dinosaurs Compromised the Oceans

As well as starting a catastrophic chain of events that included tsunamis and earthquakes, the asteroid expelled a massive amount of sulphur-rich bedrock into...


Trump Administration Seeks to Block California's Climate Change Agreement With Quebec

California "veered outside its proper constitutional lane" by signing an worldwide accord, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark said in a state...


NASA, Luxembourg sign agreement to increase space sector cooperation

Caribou native and astronaut, Jessica Meir, along with Christina Koch shared their thoughts on their space walk last week. "You're very courageous people". But ...


Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years

That's despite President Donald Trump's efforts to revive coal by slashing environmental regulations. It has been replaced by natural gas in recent years - and ...


Ozone hole smallest in 40 years, says NASA

As a result the hole has been shrinking, and this year it's gotten to its smallest size yet recorded, at around 10 million square kilometers or 3.9 million squa...


Blue Origin assembles lunar lander dream team to woo NASA

Blue Origin , one of the comparatively new space companies energizing America's space program, will lead three top legacy companies on a team seeking to build N...


Trump humiliated by female astronauts

U.S. President Donald Trump contacted NASA's International Space Station ( ISS ) during the all-female spacewalk of astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica...


Qantas completes 19-hour commercial test flight from NY to Sydney

Qantas , the Australian airline, has carried out a test flight for what would be the longest non-stop commercial service, delivering passengers from NY to Sydn...


Orionid meteor shower to peak next week: Everything you should know

The Orionid meteor is active throughout October but is expected to peak at around 11:30pm on October 21. The meteor shower-remnants of Halley's Comet-radiate ...


Nasa unveils new spacesuit for next Moon landing

NASA has unveiled prototypes of its next generation space suits to be worn inside the Orion spacecraft and on the surface of the moon when American astronau...


Potential tropical system 16 forms in the Gulf

The storm's moving to the northeast at 22 miles per hour (35 kph) and has top sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (90 kph). The storm could strengthen prior ...


Tropical storm warnings issued from Louisiana to Florida as storm takes aim

Currently, Manatee County is located outside of the predicted area of impact for tropical storm conditions and storm surge, but gale warnings and high surf advi...


NOAA issues its 2019 Winter Outlook. Read how Alaska fares

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center issues the three-month outlook each month, the next update will be November 21. As for temperatures, those look to be average ...


First all-female spacewalk scheduled for Friday, NASA says

The device they're fixing "regulates the charge to the batteries that collect and distribute solar power" to the station, NASA explains; it had failed last week...


Potential Tropical Cyclone #16 May Impact the Outer Banks This Weekend

Moisture from the system will interact with the front to spread locally heavy rainfall across portions of the northern Gulf Coast late this week into this wee...


Tropical or subtropical storm could form in Gulf later today, forecasters say

The next name on the list is Melissa. A disturbance over the Bay of Campeche near Mexico is forecast to develop into a tropical or subtropical cyclone Thursda...


NASA preparing for first all-female spacewalk later this week

If the mission goes as planned, Meir and Koch will venture outside the International Space Station early Thursday or Friday to conduct some repairs. Only thre...


No bunny hops in new spacesuits

The red, white, and blue spacesuit is a prototype of the new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit or xEMU. A second orange suit called the Orion Crew Sur...