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PFAS Action Act of 2019 Passes House Of Representatives PFAS Action Act of 2019 Passes House Of Representatives
- January 12, 2020

Many of these chemicals have been linked to adverse health effects including cancer, immune system effects, infertility, impaired child development, high cholesterol, and thyroid disease. " PFAS is an urgent health and environmental threat and no one can deny it", said a passionate MP, Debbie Dingell, D-Mich debate about the bill. (more...)
President Trump Proposes Sweeping Rollback of Environmental Oversight President Trump Proposes Sweeping Rollback of Environmental Oversight
- January 12, 2020

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued the notice of proposed rulemaking , which calls for modernizing NEPA. Reactions from industry, environmentalists, Republicans and Democrats were predictable for a rule that would would establish time limits of two years for completion of environmental impact statements and one year for completion of environmental assessments. (more...)
The Chinese Paddlefish Has Been Declared Extinct The Chinese Paddlefish Has Been Declared Extinct
- January 11, 2020

Chinese internet users and media outlets have been paying tribute to the hefty creature, whose sharp, protruding snout made it one of the largest freshwater species in the world. The field studies involved trying to catch the fish themselves as well as canvassing fish markets, but they neither caught any Chinese paddlefish nor saw any in the markets. (more...)
NASA graduates 11 astronauts eligible for lunar missions NASA graduates 11 astronauts eligible for lunar missions
- January 11, 2020

Right here it'll bear a so-called "Inexperienced Run Check" - throughout which its engines shall be fired - after which the core shall be ferried to the Kennedy Area Heart in Florida. Regardless of the current progress, nevertheless, the flagship launch system venture is already years delayed and - in line with a July 2019 estimated - round $1.eight million over finances. (more...)
Mars is losing water more quickly than expected Mars is losing water more quickly than expected
- January 11, 2020

When the bond between atoms is broken, the weak gravity of Mars can not hold them and enters space. Previous studies have showed the red planet was once flooded with flowing water, which has largely disappeared in its more recent history. (more...)
Teen discovers new planet while interning with NASA Teen discovers new planet while interning with NASA
- January 11, 2020

Wolf Cukier, 17, went from intern to exoplanet hero at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, after discovering a new circumbinary planet dubbed "TOI 1338-b" while observing a foreign system almost 1,300 light-years from our Earth . (more...)
Are wandering black holes real? Scientists unlock mysteries of these dark entities Are wandering black holes real? Scientists unlock mysteries of these dark entities
- January 09, 2020

From there, they chose parts that also surfaced in the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's FIRST test, started in 1993, and ended in 2011. Astronomers seeking to learn about the mechanisms that formed massive black holes in the early history of the Universe have gained important new clues with the discovery of 13 such black holes in dwarf galaxies less than a billion light-years from Earth. (more...)
NASA, Boeing Team up to Investigate Root Cause of Spacecraft Mishap NASA, Boeing Team up to Investigate Root Cause of Spacecraft Mishap
- January 09, 2020

The two associations will frame a joint " autonomous examination team ", according to a NASA blog entry, which will go through around two months, making sense of the underlying driver of the disappointment. After the Starliner's failed test flight, the task force will investigate why an onboard clock issue caused the capsule to fire its engines incorrectly. (more...)
January 2020 Full Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse January 2020 Full Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse
- January 09, 2020

Given the Earth's shadow on the Moon, there are three sorts of lunar Eclipses (1) complete lunar Eclipse, (2) halfway lunar overshadowing, and (3) penumbral lunar Eclipse. Nevertheless, a subtle yet distinct shading should be visible across the Moon. Sky enthusiasts may still feel the urge for experiencing this penumbral lunar eclipse, but have to then sacrifice a good night's sleep and also courageous the cold outside. (more...)
Map of Milky Way Galaxy Reveals Presence of Stellar Nurseries Wave Map of Milky Way Galaxy Reveals Presence of Stellar Nurseries Wave
- January 08, 2020

As scientists observed numerous stellar nurseries, they primarily thought the nurseries must be the part of 'Gould's Belt '. A newly released map of the Milky Way has revealed an enormous wave structure that completely shocked the Harvard University team that discovered it. (more...)
Another Piece of the Puzzle? Mysterious Radio Signal From Space Detected Another Piece of the Puzzle? Mysterious Radio Signal From Space Detected
- January 08, 2020

A careful study of this intervening material should give an improved understanding of basic cosmic constituents, such as the relative amounts of ordinary matter, dark matter and dark energy, which affect how rapidly the universe is expanding. (more...)
SpaceX launches third batch of 60 Starlink mini satellites
- January 08, 2020

It launched its own satellites early past year. SpaceX was founded at the launch of satellites for others and the delivery of space stations for NASA and is one of several companies that want to offer reliable high-speed Internet service worldwide, especially in places where it is hard or too expensive. (more...)
Metallica pledges to pay over $ 500000 to Australia in bush fire Metallica pledges to pay over $ 500000 to Australia in bush fire
- January 08, 2020

Almost half a billion animals have been affected by the fires in NSW alone and millions of them are potentially dead, according to ecologists at the University of Sydney . The containment work comes as the death toll since the fires flared in September rose by one to 26. All the fires were at "advice" level, the lowest alert. (more...)
British Astronaut Says Aliens Exist And May Be Living Among Us British Astronaut Says Aliens Exist And May Be Living Among Us
- January 08, 2020

Sharman became Britain's first astronaut after she beat out almost 13,000 other applicants to be part of a joint space mission by the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom known as Project Juno . And she had no thoughts of the physical items she owned on Earth. Dr. Sharman feels that "a few people have forgotten her" when British space traveler Tim Peake followed her in 2015. (more...)
Australia bushfire disaster: Cyclone Blake lashes country's northwestern coast Australia bushfire disaster: Cyclone Blake lashes country's northwestern coast
- January 08, 2020

Tropical cyclone forecast track map for Cyclone Blake. The storm was predicted to remain at Category 1 and weaken into a low pressure system after making landfall on January 8. A cyclone Blue Alert is now in place now for people in or near communities between Kuri Bay to De Grey, including Broome but not including Derby in the Kimberley. (more...)
Impossible Foods introduces plant-based pork and sausage at CES Impossible Foods introduces plant-based pork and sausage at CES
- January 08, 2020

Fake meat might seem like a unusual fit for the huge consumer electronics show, but this is the second time that Impossible Foods has launched a product here. The company is also readying for the launch of Impossible Sausage, which will compete with traditional sausage in things like breakfast sandwiches and the like. (more...)
Researchers detect second neutron star collision
- January 08, 2020

Last month, another group of astronomers warned that the immensely powerful bursts of gamma-ray radiation produced during the collision of two neutron stars can be strong enough to fry the DNA of any living organism unfortunate enough to be nearby. (more...)
Hubble telescope targets 'Godzilla galaxy' 2.5 times bigger than the Milky Way Hubble telescope targets 'Godzilla galaxy' 2.5 times bigger than the Milky Way
- January 07, 2020

The Barred Spiral Galaxy , located in the Perseus constellation, is sometimes referred to as the "Ruby Galaxy" - named after the influential American astronomer Vera Rubin . Astronomers also think it contains ten times the number of stars as the Milky Way. Officially known as UGC 2885 , NASA's Hubble photographed the behemoth from a distance of 232 million light-years . (more...)
NASA discovers Earth-sized planet in Goldilocks zone NASA discovers Earth-sized planet in Goldilocks zone
- January 07, 2020

The details of the new method were published in the journal Nature Astronomy and presented at the 235th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Honolulu. TESS has discovered its first Earth-size planet in its star's habitable zone, the range of distances where conditions may be just right to allow the presence of liquid water on the surface. (more...)
Scientists think they spotted active volcanoes on Venus Scientists think they spotted active volcanoes on Venus
- January 07, 2020

This research, which appeared recently in the journal Science Advances , was led by Justin Filiberto - a staff scientist with the LPI. Research led by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) has found signs of fresh lava flows on the second planet from the Sun. (more...)