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Apr 26 2019

Mother Lode Counties Receive F Grades in Air Quality Report

Wilmington has been ranked 13th for cleanest year-round particle pollution. It's easy to say that one metal straw or recycling every week won't make that much of a diff...

Apr 25 2019

Drivers across Wales wake up to dirty cars from 'Saharan dust'

If you've notice a mucky layer on your auto, well you have a phenomenon called "Blood Rain" to thank for that. Though it may sound like something out of a horror film, ...

Apr 20 2019

A 'Pink moon' will light up the sky this Good Friday

The moon will appear closer there and will also have less glare making it easier to look at. The April Moon owes its unusual name to a type of pink American wildflower,...

Apr 18 2019

United Kingdom climate protesters block roads, glue themselves to train

It comes as environmental protesters have, on Wednesday, glued themselves to a DLR train in the financial district of Canary Wharf, London , causing minor delays. Extinc...

Apr 17 2019

Meteoroid strikes eject water from Moon

Benna and his colleagues described their discovery this week in the journal Nature Geoscience . Until now, astronomers have been well-aware of lunar water at the Moon's ...

Apr 17 2019

SpaceX lost its Falcon Heavy core booster to the ocean

SpaceX said that the rough seas with swells from eight to ten feet made the booster begin to shift on the platform and it was unable to remain upright. SpaceX tries to ...

Apr 16 2019

Tornado watch issued for central and eastern Kentucky

The children were pronounced dead at the scene. Davis said the strong winds and downed trees that were reported in several counties were likely caused by a very stron...

Apr 15 2019

Beresheet Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Picture Shortly Before Crashing Into Moon

Despite a landing that most likely resulted in the destruction of Beresheet, minutes after the crash, X Prize founder and Executive Chairman Peter Diamandis and CEO Anous...

Apr 15 2019

Tornadoes kill at least three children as massive storm sweeps U.S

The children, ages 8 and 3, were dead at the scene, although both parents, who were in the front seat, escaped injury, he said. Storms could bring damaging winds and is...

Apr 14 2019

NASA Twins Study: Body Changes Over Time in Space

In that time , the brother's bodies - their genes, guts, immune systems, blood and brains - were part of an elaborate, multifaceted study created to teach us how spac...

Apr 11 2019

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing

Recently, on Easter Time around 10:18 a.m. for 6 minutes, its engines were fired by the spacecraft, slowing down enough to be captured by the gravity of the moon. If Isra...

Apr 06 2019

Manitoba will challenge federal carbon tax in court

The feds plan to raise that by $10 per tonne each year until 2022. The tax imposed by the federal government went into effect Monday in Manitoba. Pallister told media...

Mar 31 2019

Earth Hour is tonight: Here's how you can participate

The event kickstarted in 2007 in Sydney , Australia, on March 31 at 7:30 pm after the idea of a large scale switch off was coined and developed in 2006 by WWF Australi...

Mar 30 2019

Truck slams into crowd on highway in Guatemala; 30 dead

The driver fled the scene in his truck and his whereabouts are unknown. Chacaj later told a Guatemalan radio network and French news agency AFP that 18 deaths were conf...

Mar 25 2019

Northern lights sighting possible in Michiana on Saturday

What causes northern lights? Scientists at the NOAA ( National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ) believe the solar activity on Wednesday may make it possible t...

Mar 21 2019

Super Worm Moon: Final Supermoon of 2019 Arrives with Spring

According to EarthSky , the next full moons will happen on April 19, May 18 and June 17. A supermoon gets its name for its larger and brighter appearance, which occurs ...

Mar 19 2019

Burnham-On-Sea area joins Red Nose Day fundraising

The Comic Relief appeal will feature an all-star lineup seeking to raise money for vulnerable children in the United Kingdom and around the world. Radnor School, also i...

Mar 16 2019

NASA Opportunity's Last Image: Beautiful Panorama Reveals Mars Rover's Final Resting Place

NASA hoped the robot would return to working order after the storm once sunlight could reach its solar panels, but it never responded. Panorama composed of 354 images tak...

Mar 14 2019

NASA to study moon samples brought back by Apollo missions

The budget - $500m (£380m) less than previous year - will "continue building the key components of the exploration campaign that will send astronauts to the moon and be...

Mar 09 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule undocks from ISS on way to Earth

The burn itself kicked off on time, at 12:53 UTC, shaving a critical few hundred miles an hour off the Crew Dragon's speed ahead of a splashdown, almost 50 years to t...