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Nov 10 2020

There could be around 5 billion habitable planets in the Milky Way

New research based on the data given by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s retired planet-hunting mission says about half the stars, which are sim...

Nov 03 2020

Scientists say the fort was found floating in our galaxy

Mroz and his colleagues are members of OGLE (Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment), and they used the 4.4-foot (1.3-metre) Warsaw Telescope at Las Campanas Observat...

Nov 02 2020

One weekend gives Halloween, full moon, blue moon, time change

THE AFTERMATH OF today's stormy weather will provide the flawless opportunity to see a "blue moon" that is expected to appear in the sky this evening, lining up with Hall...

Nov 02 2020

Look to the Sky on Halloween for a Rare Blue Moon

However, NASA says there is a myth around the blue moon where most people wrongly assume it's the second full moon of the month. The 1955 Blue moon on Halloween wasn'...

Oct 30 2020

Asteroid warning: New study finds asteroid Apophis may hit Earth in 2068

An impact would be equivalent to 880 million tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) exploding all at once. The asteroid was discovered on June 19, 2004 by astronomers, at the Ki...

Oct 30 2020

Roads, ports closed after Hurricane Zeta slams Gulf Coast (with forecast video)

New Orleans has been in the warning area for potential tropical cyclones seven times this year but has seen them veer to the east or west. Chaisson told WDSU that he c...

Oct 29 2020

Rare Full Moon Expected on Halloween Night

Saturday's Halloween Blue Moon will appear at exactly 9:49 a.m. EST but those who would like to catch a glimpse of it can do so on October 30 and 31 since the moon will...

Oct 29 2020

US Scientists Ignored Soviet Union’s Discovery of Water on Moon Decades Ago

Using the NASA/DLR Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA ) telescope, flown at 43,000 feet, the team behind one of the new papers observed sunlit sect...

Oct 29 2020

Watching Zeta and its impacts for Wednesday into Thursday

Hurricane Zeta has been downgraded to a tropical storm , but is forecast to strengthen and become a hurricane again later on Tuesday, reports Henry Fountain of the N...

Oct 28 2020

Hurricane Zeta makes landfall on Mexican peninsula

Gulf Coast by Wednesday, but could weaken by then. Between Tuesday night and Thursday, 50-100 mm of rain is expected across portions of the central U.S. Tropical-storm...

Oct 25 2020

Hurricane Epsilon Marks 10th Hurricane of the 2020 Hurricane Season

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 345 miles (555 km) mainly to the north of ...

Oct 23 2020

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteer dies in Brazil

However, the phase-three trials are not actually set up to prove either. However, Mr Doshi argued vaccine manufacturers have done little to dispel the notion that sever...

Oct 14 2020

NASA delays first Crew Dragon operational mission to November

As of an October 10th update from NASA, SpaceX and the space agency have made a decision to delay Crew Dragon's Crew-1 launch by several weeks to double and triple-check ...

Oct 11 2020

Category 2 hurricane Delta makes landfall on US Gulf Coast

The hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical depression over western MS, the NHC said in a briefing note at around 10am local time (15:00 GMT), with winds of 55 kilo...

Oct 11 2020

More than 48,000 people in the state without power, cooperative reports

Laura, which came ashore with 150-mph (241-kph) winds, "is still very fresh and very raw and I think that had something to do with more people evacuating for Delta", Hunt...

Oct 11 2020

Hurricane Delta Weakens After Churning Into Storm-battered Louisiana

But with the water knee-deep along Legion Street in Lake Charles , resident Patrick King had to wade through the water to get to his home after he returned Saturday from...

Oct 11 2020

Hurricane Delta Weakens After Churning Into Storm-battered Louisiana

But with the water knee-deep along Legion Street in Lake Charles , resident Patrick King had to wade through the water to get to his home after he returned Saturday from...

Oct 11 2020

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana

As the 10th named storm to strike the continental US this year, Delta's arrival snapped a century-old record. Hurricane Delta is the 25th-named storm this year. Tropica...

Oct 11 2020

Hurricane Delta Weakens After Churning Into Storm-battered Louisiana

But with the water knee-deep along Legion Street in Lake Charles , resident Patrick King had to wade through the water to get to his home after he returned Saturday from...

Oct 11 2020

Hurricane Delta expected to crash into U.S. Gulf Coast Friday night

Storm surge reached 2.4 metres east of Cameron, a sparely populated coastal community devastated by 2005's Hurricane Rita and Hurricane Ike in 2008. Parish and local go...