Science

Astronomers Just Discovered Three Planets in an Entirely New Way

Now, two teams have detected three planets , all around the same star, by detecting the swirl of gas around them as they move. Astronomers initially notice...


Woman sues NASA to keep lunar dust gifted by Neil Armstrong

Laura Murray Cicco claims she owns a vial of moon dust given to her by Neil Armstrong along with a note. It is not clear why she is bringing the lawsuit now, ...


Antarctic thaw quickens, sea levels raised

To arrive at their conclusions, researchers with the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-Comparison Exercise (IMBIE) analyzed two dozen independent studies of ice shee...


Stephen Hawking's voice blasted into space towards black hole

We come to celebrate the life and achievements of Stephen Hawking in this holy place where God has been worshipped for over a thousand years and where kings a...


Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Faster: New Study - Hit & Run

The West Antarctic peninsula, one of the fastest warming places on Earth, has seen ice loss soar from 7bn to 33bn tonnes a year in that timespan, as ice shelv...


NASA’s Opportunity rover halted over Martian dust storm

This series of images from NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars shows the effects of a huge dust storm blotting out the sun on the Red Planet in June 2018. "Ful...


US, Mexico, Canada embark on World Cup history with winning bid

The last time the US hosted the World Cup was in 1994, with Brazil winning the tournament at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The United States, Mexic...


Massive Dust Storm Threatens Mars Rover

In what could be a very important announcement in our search for life on other planets, NASA has revealed that they have discovered what could be the "buildin...


French farmers call for pursuit of fuel blockades

The protests were triggered by France's decision to allow Total to use imported palm oil at a biofuel plant, which would compete with biodiesel made from loca...


NASA Kepler satellite uncovers solar system with three Earth-sized planets

In the end, also in the news is the discovery of three Earth-sized planets , made by Spanish astronomers. The discovery was made by measuring the mass of the p...


Curiosity Finds Ancient Organic Compounds That Match Meteoritic Samples

The rover also collected information about the varying levels of methane in the atmosphere of Mars . Researchers can not yet say whether their discovery ...


Cost plunges for capturing carbon dioxide from the air

In a new study , researchers have developed a less cost-efficient way to extract the carbon dioxide from the air and make fuel for cars, trucks or planes. "The...


Mystery of Jupiter's Lightning --Solved by Juno Spacecraft: "Polar Opposite of Earth's"

That encounter confirmed the existence of the lightning , which had been theorized for years. Previous studies suggested the lightning-associated radio signals...


Scientists find 540-million-year-old animal footprints

The fossilised footprints were discovered by a team of scientists studying trackways and burrows in China. This means that the symmetrical creature appeared...


Why slower cyclones are bad news for us

The Atlantic Basin remains inactive and the storm now has a zero threat to life or land. The slower a cyclone moves over the ocean, the more moisture and inte...


NASA to announce new Mars rover discoveries

However, what is known for sure is that NASA will not disclose anything until the so-called "Live Discussion on New Mars Science Results" which will take pl...


Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

The research is focused on a national survey from the Pew Research Center of over 2,500 American adults. Gerst is the only astronaut of the mission that had p...


United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows

According to Cheema, most of these plastics eventually make their way into rivers, water channels and finally, into the oceans. The Prime Minister said, Gover...


Mars Curiosity Rover Found Ancient Organic Material and 'Mysterious' Methane, NASA Announces

In chemistry, almost all molecules containing both carbon and hydrogen are organic compounds . Although tantalizing, the two findings remain far from defin...


NASA Finds Concentrated Batch Of Organic Molecules On Mars

If there was, then that life would have left behind organic molecules when it decayed. "Although the surface of Mars is inhospitable today, there is clear evi...