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Mars ‘could be made habitable’ using tiles, scientists say

Corresponding author Professor Robin Wordsworth , an engineer at Harvard University in the United States , said: 'This regional approach to making Mars habi...


Scientists Create Material That Can Support Life On Mars

In the summer, this solid-state greenhouse effect creates pockets of warming under the ice. Silica aerogel could also be used in order to build habitation...


Scientists predict more days of dangerously-high heat indexes to come

In the meantime, temperatures will remain above normal in the Valley communities, although not quite as high as they've been since Thursday, when the heat wave...


NASA chief: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination'

Americans counted the days - with so many questions about the mission - as did NASA . Currently, the mission's only surviving members are Buzz Aldrin and M...


Stranger Things 3 just broke a huge Netflix record

Those born in the time when red M&M's have always been a thing probably aren't aware of the fact that Mars Inc., the makers of the candy-shell-coated chocolat...


Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: How to view tonight's event in the UK

The eclipse will be visible in its entirety throughout the Netherlands - and many other countries in Europe, including Germany , France and Spain. Penumbr...


Healthy lifestyle can cut dementia danger, study finds

The research found the risk of dementia was 32 per cent lower in people with a high genetic risk if they had followed a healthy lifestyle , compared to those...


Tracking heat and the remnants of Barry this week

Barry , which made landfall as a category 1 hurricane on Saturday then quickly weakened to a tropical storm, was 15 miles (25 km) east-southeast of Shrevepo...


Partial Lunar Eclipse to be visible in India on July 17

During a lunar eclipse , most times than not, the moon has a red tint because the light reflected by the surface of the moon is the light refracted by our plan...


Scientists identify oldest modern human remains outside Africa

And when the team dated the fossils by analyzing the radioactive decay of trace uranium in the specimens, they got another shock. Two fossilised but badly dam...


NASA Shake-Up in New Race to the Moon

The NASA executive in charge of human space exploration has been ousted over disagreements on the space agency's plans to land an astronaut on the moon by 2...


AMC Closing New Orleans & Baton Rouge Theaters As Tropical Storm Barry Approaches

New Orleans residents were bracing for a rise in water of up to 5 feet. A hurricane warning was in effect along the Louisiana coast, with forecasters predi...


Japanese probe Hayabusa2 lands on asteroid for the second time

After completing the touchdown, the spacecraft captured material from the space rock's interior that has been exposed by firing a projectile into the asteroid ...


Supermassive black holes can collide and merge into one

The galaxy containing the black holes, SDSS J1010+1413, drew the eye of observational astronomers as a result of its remarkably bright. Princeton graduate...


Ahead of 2nd moon shot, a timeline of India's space program

A soft landing is the process of slow landing a spacecraft to ensure no damage occurs during the process. With shroud final assembly, Cryogenic stage (C25) on...


SpaceX wins contract to launch NASA’s new X-Ray observatory in 2021

NASA has awarded a new contract to SpaceX that involves visiting and closely studying supermassive black holes . "To date, SpaceX has completed 74 Falcon 9 ...


Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown

It took it three-and-a-half years to get to Ryugu , but the return journey should be significantly shorter because Earth and the asteroid will be closer when ...


Half-mile-wide asteroid found ‘hiding in our solar system’

This was the previous record holder for shortest orbital year of 165 days. "Thirty years ago, people started organizing methodical asteroid searches, finding ...


Gulf storm approaches USA coast

The system will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall in Southwest Louisiana this weekend. The National Weather Service said New Orleans is protected...


Trump touts his record on environment

EPA data show huge improvements in air quality in recent decades since the imposition of landmark environmental regulations such as the Clean Air Act and Clean...


80% chance of tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico this week

It's still too soon to say exact impacts, track or intensity if we get a tropical system. The weather system will bring heavy rain along portions of the norther...


Growing 1 billion trees may solve global warming

Swiss scientists also say that even with existing cities and farmland, there's enough space for new trees to cover nine million square kilometres, roughly the s...


NASA’s Newest Test for Upcoming Moon Mission

No astronauts were on-board the test flight, which was held at 7 a.m. NASA tested the abort system in this flight to gather reams of data about the maneuv...


Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end

In December, Tokyo announced it would withdraw from the IWC and resume commercial whaling in its own waters. This year's quota for commercial whaling, inclu...


Japan sets 6-month whaling quota at 227

Critics say this was just a cover so Japan could hunt whales for food, as the meat from the whales killed for research usually did end up for sale. "If you ...


Duchess Meghan shows off post-baby figure in stunning Stella McCartney dress

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are embarking on their first royal tour as a family of three in the fall, and preparations are now underway. "I never pass on...


How To Watch July's Solar Eclipse From Australia

When was the last total solar eclipse? . The total eclipse will last between two and three minutes. One should not travel during the solar eclipse. The ...


NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions

A team is collecting the 12 data recorders that were ejected during the test capsules descent. An unpiloted test flight of the SLS booster and Orion capsule ...


Here's How You Can Watch Tuesday's Total Solar Eclipse

Showtime begins mid-afternoon; the lunar shadow touches land in South America on the western coast, near La Serena, Chile , at 3:22 p.m. local time. After ac...


Total Solar Eclipse 2019: Know date, timings, other details

The last total solar eclipse happened on August 21, 2017. The total amount of time for its totality was two minutes and 40 seconds. A partial solar eclipse ...


Whale deaths prompt speed limit in Canadian shipping lanes

Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it has sighted another dead endangered right whale drifting off the Gaspé Peninsula, bringing the total number of deaths in Ca...


NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon, Titan

Some of these locales include organic dunes to the floor of an impact crater where liquid water and complex organic materials may once have existed. Fly, dra...


Europe heatwave: France raises alert level to red for the first time

Western Europe's intense heat wave likely created the flawless environment for spontaneous combustion. France may hit its highest ever recorded temperature ...


Nasa to send spacecraft to Saturn’s largest moon Titan

Titan is the only moon in the solar system with an atmosphere, which is why NASA scientists say it is the most comparable to Earth. "The instruments on boa...


ISS Images Capture Dramatic Eruption Of Russia's Formerly Dormant Raikoke Volcano

According to NASA , the ring of clouds at the base of this column appear to be water vapor. The Raikoke volcano rarely ever erupts, but when it does, it goes...


Ocean Bacteria Alters Skin Microbiome After Just 10 Minutes Of Swimming

The fact is that most of these microbes can persist on the skin even after the swim time is a risky sign and continuous swimming in the ocean can expose us to...


Methane spike could be sign of life on Mars

Scientists first reported detections of methane on Mars a decade and a half ago using measurements from Mars Express, an orbiting spacecraft built by the Euro...


They Capture A Sea Monster On Video! (VIRAL VIDEO)

Though we've have known about its existence for some time, there had never been evidence of its existence in U.S. waters until now, after a team of researchers ...


SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch to carry weather satellites, other payloads

The rocket will carry several payloads for NASA and the Air Force. The launch is scheduled for tonight with the window opening at 11:30 p.m. and is sure to ...


SpaceX launches rocket with 24 satellites

During Falcon Heavy's second flight , SpaceX pulled off its first successful center core landing but the booster eventually toppled into the sea because the ...


Rogue Raspberry Pi allowed hackers to infiltrate NASA's systems

Coming to the April 2018 breach, OIG's review states that the hack was carried out by targeting an unauthorized Raspberry Pi attached to the JPL network. ...


EPA Overhauls Obama-Era Environmental Regulations

ACE will now face a similar situation. The EPA's final "Affordable Clean Energy" rule is created to pare carbon dioxide emissions by encouraging efficiency ...


New York OKs driving licenses for undocumented migrants

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo smile at the end of an event to discuss reproductive rights at Barnard College,...


The sweetest moon of them all rises Monday morning

The Strawberry Moon followed May's Flower Moon , named for the abundant blooming that month, before July's Full Buck Moon, marking the month buck deers' antl...


When the Strawberry Moon will be best for viewing

The Strawberry Moon is also sometimes known as Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Long Night Moon or Cold Moon. June's full moon is called the Strawberry Moon because it ...


SpaceX targets Wednesday for launching Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Following stage separation, Falcon 9's first stage returned to land on SpaceX's Landing Zone 4 (LZ-4) at Vandenberg Air Force Base. In near-earth space, the...


NASA Orbiter Spots ‘Star Trek’ Symbol On Mars

These curious chevron shapes in southeast Hellas Planitia are the result of a complex story of dunes, lava, and wind. However the U.S. space agency has sa...


Canada aims to ban plastic food containers by 2021

Canada will moreover save "targets" for companies that form or promote plastics to be to blame for their plastic extinguish. If Canadians work together and ca...


Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project

Queensland's environment department has signed off on the plan to manage groundwater on and around Adani's Galilee Basin mine site. The controversial coal mine ...


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The Prime Minister , said: "As the first country to legislate for long-term climate targets, we can be truly proud of our record in tackling climate change "....