Research


Russia Invites Climate Activist Greta Thunberg to Speak in Parliament Russia Invites Climate Activist Greta Thunberg to Speak in Parliament
- October 03, 2019

The 16-year-old local weather campaigner's "How Dare You" tackle on the United Nations summit in NY has been become a dying steel monitor. "On my behalf, I invite you to deliver an address for the Russian youth in the State Duma on any date that is convenient for you", Vlasov said in his letter, sent to the Swedish Embassy in Russia . (more...)
Minor planet named after Indian Musician Pandit Jasraj Minor planet named after Indian Musician Pandit Jasraj
- October 03, 2019

In a rare honour, a minor planet located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter has been named after doted 89-year-old Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj . The planet, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, was discovered in 2006 by the Mount Lemmom Observatory in Arizona. The minor planet number 300128 was chosen as it is the reverse birth date of Pandit Jasraj i.e. (more...)
Pochettino refuses to lament Lloris after error Pochettino refuses to lament Lloris after error
- October 02, 2019

The Saints may have counted themselves lucky with the sending off, as moments before the ball seemed nearly definitely out of play. Receiving the ball inside his own six-yard box, Lloris inexplicably tried a Cruyff turn with Ings closing in on him, but missed his kick and the Southampton striker's tackle saw the ball dribble over the line. (more...)
Planet Nine could be black hole left over from the Big Bang Planet Nine could be black hole left over from the Big Bang
- October 02, 2019

A mysterious object once thought to be an undiscovered planet on the edge of our Solar System could be a tiny black hole , a study claims. Their existence has been hard to prove - as authors James Unwin and Jakub Scholtz speculated to Gizmodo , this primordial black hole could be the size of a bowling ball. (more...)
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Severe thunderstorm watch in effect
- October 02, 2019

Environment Canada advises Canadians to stay indoors during the bad weather wherever possible, and reminds southern Ontario residents, "When thunder roars, go indoors!" Burlington Hydro reported that more than 13,000 customers were without power as of 4:30 p.m. (more...)
Court says Tesla and Musk's tweet violated labor laws Court says Tesla and Musk's tweet violated labor laws
- October 02, 2019

Elon Musk must also attend that meeting. "Could do so tmrw if they wanted". Judge Tracy found that the company illegally threatened and retaliated against employees who sought unionization, and that a tweet by Musk further sought to coerce workers away from similar efforts. (more...)
Musk unveils SpaceX’s Starship on livestream Musk unveils SpaceX’s Starship on livestream
- October 01, 2019

Earlier reports, which were not confirmed by NASA , even suggested that SLS is to be cancelled and that the agency is considering the possibility of contracting with SpaceX for future SLS launches, like the planned Artemis mission to return to the Moon. (more...)
Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica - but it’s normal Massive iceberg breaks off Antarctica - but it’s normal
- October 01, 2019

The iceberg covers 1,636 square kilometres but its separation is part of the normal cycle and not the result of climate change , the Australian Antarctic Division said. "It's really important that the public doesn't get confused and think that this is climate change", Ms Fricker said. "They want to stay the same size", Ms Fricker, a professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, said. (more...)
China's Chang'e-4 mission lands on Moon's far side, snaps first image China's Chang'e-4 mission lands on Moon's far side, snaps first image
- October 01, 2019

They also verified the environment parameter of the landing area, the conditions of the probe's equipment as well as the angle of incoming sunshine to make preparations for the separation of the lander and rover, the CNSA said in a statement. (more...)
Planet 9 Might Be a Black Hole Planet 9 Might Be a Black Hole
- September 30, 2019

For decades, scientists have theorised that there is a ninth planet - what would have been 10th were it not for the downgrade of Pluto to a dwarf planet - in Earth's neighbourhood. In most star systems, the surrounding planets tend to rotate in line with their host. "However, the search strategy you need to identify a black hole is drastically different", he added. (more...)
What If Planet Nine Is A Bowling Ball-Size Black Hole? What If Planet Nine Is A Bowling Ball-Size Black Hole?
- September 30, 2019

This intriguing conjecture is presented by physicists Jakub Scholtz with Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology at Durham University and James Unwin , theoretical particle physicist at the University of IL at Chicago, in a paper published on the arXiv preprint server this week challenging the work of Caltech's Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin, who predicted the existence of a ninth planet in the outer solar system in 2016. (more...)
Astronomers have found a triple system of black holes Astronomers have found a triple system of black holes
- September 29, 2019

Data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) collected infrared radiation data that showed evidence of multiple black holes having a feeding frenzy . The black holes surround themselves in gas and dust like a shroud that obscures them from Earth-based telescopes. Love us on Fb or note us on Twitter and Instagram for most up-to-date facts and dwell facts updates. (more...)
USA govt blames homeless for water woes in California USA govt blames homeless for water woes in California
- September 29, 2019

This is political retribution against California, plain and simple'. "The President is abusing the powers of the presidency and weaponizing government to attack his political opponents", Click said. It's only flying under the radar because of a focus on impeachment, but yet another battle between the federal government and California is showing incoherence and shamelessness from the Trump White House in an election cycle full of such clashes. (more...)
A Rare Super Worm Moon Will Be Visible Over Ontario Tomorrow A Rare Super Worm Moon Will Be Visible Over Ontario Tomorrow
- September 28, 2019

According to NASA , more northern tribes of the northeastern United States knew this as the Crow Moon, when the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter. A supermoon refers to either a new or full moon that coincides with the time of the month when the moon is at the closest point to Earth in its orbit, according to EarthSky . (more...)
United Nations warns of danger of accelerated ocean warming United Nations warns of danger of accelerated ocean warming
- September 28, 2019

The stark conclusions from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) said sea level rises of between 30 and 60 cm will occur whether or not climate change levels are curbed and the global temperature is limited to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels - a target widely accepted in the worldwide community, reports Efe news . (more...)
Jaguars' Ramsey misses practice because of back injury Jaguars' Ramsey misses practice because of back injury
- September 28, 2019

The team made the surprising announcement with a statement from coach Doug Marrone on Wednesday night, adding to Ramsey's ongoing trade saga. "We were just kind of living in the moment, sinking in the moment of, 'Man, if this was the last one, it's been an honour to play alongside those guys.' It's been a good ride". (more...)
Vancouver demonstrators join millions around the world to demand climate action Vancouver demonstrators join millions around the world to demand climate action
- September 28, 2019

Students march down Emerson St holding signs and banners against Climate Change. Actor Javier Bardem joined dozens of young people in San Sebastian in one of several demonstrations and rallies held across Spain on Friday morning in advance of evening demonstrations in the major cities where big crowds are expected, especially in Madrid and Barcelona. (more...)
NASA visualizes a black hole's warped world NASA visualizes a black hole's warped world
- September 27, 2019

Astronomers think the supermassive black hole that generated ASASSN-19bt weighs around six million times the Sun's mass. The observation is reported in The Astrophysical Journal by a team of astronomers led by Carnegie's Thomas Holoien, who is a founding member of the worldwide network of telescopes that made the discovery-the Ohio State University based All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN). (more...)
NASA shares Chandrayaan 2 landing site images, says Vikram had hard landing NASA shares Chandrayaan 2 landing site images, says Vikram had hard landing
- September 27, 2019

While neither ISRO nor NASA has been able to locate the crashed Vikram lander as of now, NASA did say that it was dusk when these images of the landing area were captured, and therefore it is possible that Vikram is concealed in the shadows. (more...)
Caught in the act: a black hole rips apart an unfortunate star Caught in the act: a black hole rips apart an unfortunate star
- September 27, 2019

Observing the oscillation of light as the black hole gobbles the star and spews stellar material in an outward spiral could help astronomers understand the black hole's behaviour, a scientific mystery since physicist Albert Einstein's work more than a century ago examined gravity's influence on light in motion. (more...)