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NASA launches orbiter towards sun, now many secrets will be revealed NASA launches orbiter towards sun, now many secrets will be revealed
- February 13, 2020

Every 11 years, the Sun's poles flip around completely from negative to positive, beginning a new cycle of solar activity. Researchers intend to utilize Solar Orbiter to respond to key inquiries regarding the sun, for example, its attractive field, the development of the sun-powered breeze, and how sun oriented action like flares and coronal mass discharges influence solar weather on the Earth. (more...)
Is The #Broomchallenge Real? The Latest Craze Sweeping The Nation Is The #Broomchallenge Real? The Latest Craze Sweeping The Nation
- February 13, 2020

Twitter was overwhelmed on Monday night with an influx of videos showing individuals "magically" making their brooms stand upright , unassisted. Don't fly off the handle:Yes, you can stand a broom on its end. In it, Drew can be seen standing up the broom, while Noble says: "Did you do the broomstick challenge yesterday?" This broom hoax has been around for several years, according to ABC News New York WABC and usually reemerges around the vernal equinox or first day of spring. (more...)
Fighting mice in subway is a winning shot Fighting mice in subway is a winning shot
- February 13, 2020

City officials suspect that some 500,000 mice call the tunnels and terminals below London home, Transport of London says ; they flock there for warmth, shelter and the feast of scraps that human commuters drop near the tracks every day. (more...)
ESA’s Next Space Mission Will Create An Artificial Solar Eclipse ESA’s Next Space Mission Will Create An Artificial Solar Eclipse
- February 13, 2020

In a one-decade mission aimed at studying the particle-charged solar storms and their effects on earth , the European-US mission " Solar Orbiter " has launched on Sunday from Florida, as part of partnership between the NASA and ESA (European Space Agency). (more...)
Is the Russian spacecraft Kosmos 2542 stalking a U.S. spy satellite?
- February 12, 2020

This could potentially usher in a new era of "space war", where weaponized satellites in orbit attempt to gain ground on satellites from other nations. Raymond defended the quality of the tracking data provided by the USA government. U.S. Space Command, Raymond said , has space data-sharing agreements with 20 countries and about a hundred companies and academic institutions. (more...)
U.S. whipping up panic over virus, China says, as Pakistan resumes flights U.S. whipping up panic over virus, China says, as Pakistan resumes flights
- February 12, 2020

The death toll in China from the newly identified virus, which emerged in the city of Wuhan, rose to 361 as of Sunday, up by 57 from a day earlier, the National Health Commission said. At least seven people on board said they feel ill, though none have been confirmed to have the virus. Besides China, the virus has spread to more than 20 countries, including the U.S., the U.K., Singapore, France, Russia, Spain and India. (more...)
Global CO2 Emissions Flatlined in 2019, Thanks to Expanding Role of RE Global CO2 Emissions Flatlined in 2019, Thanks to Expanding Role of RE
- February 12, 2020

Similarly, despite Indian Prime Minister Nardendra Modi's approval of dozens of new coal mines, India's coal-fired electricity generation fell for the first time since 1973 as renewable energy output surged . IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol expressed hope that annual Carbon dioxide emissions would only decrease in the future. He emphasized that the initiative would make coal plants smaller and more efficient, and also look for alternative uses for the fossil fuel which was once a ... (more...)
Canada Discovers T-Rex's Dinosaur Cousin Named Canada Discovers T-Rex's Dinosaur Cousin Named "Reaper Of Death"
- February 12, 2020

Hence the new species' full name, Thanatotheristes degrootorum . There were some other fossils found nearby those of T. degrootorum in Alberta , but those belonged to some plant-eating dinosaurs, Live Science reported . "That's how we discovered that the specimen was much older than all the previous dinosaurs from Alberta". This new species, which carries the scientific name Thanatotheristes degrootorum , is believed to be the oldest Tyranosaurus species ever found in Canada, and ... (more...)
Antares Launch Scheduled for Sunday at 5:39 pm Antares Launch Scheduled for Sunday at 5:39 pm
- February 12, 2020

The rocket, also built by Northrop Grumman, was set to launch at 5.44 p.m. EST (22:44 GMT). In case of the possibility of delaying the launch for Monday, the weather forecast might fall in some decimals of 20% chances of weather. (3,401 kilograms) of supplies, science experiments and other gear to the space station's three-person Expedition 62 crew, NASA officials have said. The capsule carries equipment for multiple science experiments. (more...)
Wonder How the Artemis Program Will Bring NASA From Moon to Mars? Wonder How the Artemis Program Will Bring NASA From Moon to Mars?
- February 12, 2020

For the first time, a woman will set foot on the Moon with NASA's Artemis program. Approximately half of that amount, or nearly $ 13 billion, would go to programs that lead to manned missions to the moon at the end of this decade, which are a precursor to eventual missions to Mars. (more...)
Chinese language scientists indentify Pangolin as possible hyperlink for coronavirus unfold Chinese language scientists indentify Pangolin as possible hyperlink for coronavirus unfold
- February 12, 2020

According to China's Xinhua news service, the investigators discovered that samples of coronaviruses obtained from uncontrolled pangolins and from contaminated patients are 99% indistinguishable. So are scaly anteaters responsible for fuelling an epidemic? . They speculated that this intermediary was likely a mammal, possibly member of the badger family, and it is now believed that the pangolin may be that missing link. (more...)
Biden Mocks Buttigieg in Ad Contrasting Their Records in Office Biden Mocks Buttigieg in Ad Contrasting Their Records in Office
- February 11, 2020

Reports on Thursday found that some unauthorized people saw the phone number Caucus workers dialed and started calling the Party's tabulation center in Des Moines with complaints and misinformation. "The incorrect math on the Caucus Math Worksheets must not be changed to ensure the integrity of the process". "The seriousness of the record is made clear by the language at the bottom stating that any misrepresentation of the information is a crime". (more...)
Sydney's heaviest rain in 30 years puts out wildfires burning for months Sydney's heaviest rain in 30 years puts out wildfires burning for months
- February 11, 2020

Flood evacuation warnings have been ordered for parts of the Conjola region, authorities said, where deadly fires razed dozens of homes on New Year's Eve. Rain, lots of it, has descended upon parts of New South Wales and Queensland causing flooding and a slew of road closures. The drought has contributed to a horrific fire season that has killed 33 people and an estimated 1 billion native animals, destroyed more than 2,500 homes and burned more than 11.7 million hectares (28 million ... (more...)
Boeing capsule test marred by multiple software errors, poor radio link Boeing capsule test marred by multiple software errors, poor radio link
- February 11, 2020

In a teleconference with reporters, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that an independent review team identified several issues during the Orbital Flight Test (OFT) mission. space agency said on Friday. The team is also making "significant progress" on resolving communications dropouts that exacerbated problems early in the test flight. (more...)
NASA, ESA Launch Solar Orbiter Toward Sun's Poles NASA, ESA Launch Solar Orbiter Toward Sun's Poles
- February 11, 2020

Parker Solar Probe , on the other hand, has already passed within 18.6 million kilometers of the sun , a record of all time, and photographs for a narrow gap of six million kilometers in 2025. This will place the spacecraft's imaging equipment at an " ideal distance to get a comprehensive view of the sun and its surrounding atmosphere". "There is a lot that we observe from Earth but we don't necessarily understand how this phenomenon is generated and this is the objective of the mission ". (more...)
NASA's Record-Setting Koch, Crewmates Safely Back From Space NASA's Record-Setting Koch, Crewmates Safely Back From Space
- February 11, 2020

Now that Koch and her fellow travelers have returned to Earth they'll be put through a battery of health tests and measures to ensure they are reacclimating to life on Earth . The dearth of gravity causes bone and muscle loss in astronauts, and Christina was a part of the Vertebral Power investigation, which targeted on serving to develop countermeasures to the impression of spaceflight. (more...)
A huge 'snow moon' is rising over London this weekend A huge 'snow moon' is rising over London this weekend
- February 11, 2020

Viewing conditions will depend on the weather in your area. It might not look bigger than usual to the untrained eye, but experienced observers will detect the difference. It'll be at its most impressive around 7.30am, so no lie-in for you. Those looking skyward on Sunday evening could even spot an asteroid flying past, according to Johnston. (more...)
United Kingdom financial firms get no European Union access unless they respect rules United Kingdom financial firms get no European Union access unless they respect rules
- February 07, 2020

Serbia and Montenegro are the most advanced in their negotiations and could join the bloc later this decade. Despite the British government's repeated assertions that a deal could be agreed quite swiftly, European Union officials have not been too optimistic about the timetable. (more...)
Xi Jinping calls coronavirus situation 'grave' as death tolls hits 42 Xi Jinping calls coronavirus situation 'grave' as death tolls hits 42
- February 06, 2020

At least 1,326 cases have been reported in a number of provinces, 729 in Hubei alone. "We are closely watching the situation in Canada and globally, and are meeting regularly with our counterparts across the country to make sure we are prepared if cases arise in B.C.", the pair said. (more...)
Discovery of hot water mass under Antarctica's glacier that accelerates melting Discovery of hot water mass under Antarctica's glacier that accelerates melting
- February 03, 2020

Melting ice from the Thwaites into the Amundsen Sea already accounts for approximately 4% of current global sea-level rise - a number that would significantly increase when the glacier crumbles. "We saw fantastic ice interactions driven by sediments at the line and from the rapid melting from warm ocean water", Schmidt said. Thwaites Glacier is a part of the South Pole ice glacier in West Antarctica, where scientists' exploration determined that it is melting many times faster than ... (more...)