Thursday, 17 January, 2019
NASA's New Horizons Passes Ultima Thule

NASA's New Horizons Passes Ultima Thule

The newly visited space snowman - the most distant object ever explored - is now appearing in 3D. ...

Chinese Spacecraft Sends First Ever Photos Of The Moon's 'Dark Side'

What is known about the lunar far side is that it is very different from the near side of the moo...

Poor timing to diminish intensity of Quadrantid meteor shower in U.S.

The Quadrantid shower lasts for weeks, but it has a very narrow peak of a few hours with maximum act...

First meteor shower of the year peaks Thursday night

While most meteor showers have two-day peak, Quadrantids only peak for a few hours, so plan accord...

This "new kind of world", as described by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory ,...

Compared to other meteor showers such as Geminids or Orionids, the Quadrantids can be harder to ob...

Many travelers have changed their plans, and the results could mean an economic hit for the small to...

That flyby revealed that even little Pluto, more than three billion miles from the sun, is an ac...

It flew past Pluto in 2015, providing the first close-up views of the dwarf planet. The Kuiper B...

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to change the way the government calculates ben...

Near the end of January, the moon will be completely covered in the Earth's shadow creating a total ...

Air quality in Faridabad and Noida was also recorded in the "severe" category. Delhi chief minis...

The IWC imposed the moratorium on commercial whaling three decades ago due to a dwindling whale popu...

Elon Musk's SpaceX scrapped Saturday's launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the USA ...

Bill Anders, 85, said that he is a big supporter of the unmanned missions to the planet, but told ...

The anatomy of a solstice. But some of the Nordic countries, the ones around the North Pole experien...

Meanwhile, David Gauke, the justice secretary, posted a picture on Twitter of him with a toy unico...

Previously, the mouse did some spring cleaning all the way back in March for the spring Equinox, enj...

The winter solstice brings the shortest day of the year, with just 8 hours and 56 minutes of sunlig...

It will officially begin at 5:23 p.m.in NY this year. Winter solstice is here for the Northern H...

This year's Winter Solstice will coincide with a Full Cold Moon - the full moon of December, accor...

PST", the aerospace company said in a tweet . The launch also was scrubbed Tuesday because of hig...

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin halted a launch from Texas because of "a ground infrastructure issue". S...

These interactions force the material in the rings to get caught in the magnetic field of Saturn and...

A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) concluded that it is possi...

The carrier airplane hauled the SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket plane to an altitude of about 45,000 f...

However, the team said they did not yet know enough about Farout to tell whether it was being infl...

Anticipating the need for more debate, organizers prepared to extend the meeting, which was suppos...

Missouri hunter David Berry Jr watch the Disney film Bambi repeatedly after being convicted i...

And while you will be able to see a bit of green in the night sky, it will still look better under m...

That's where Earth's upper atmosphere ends, and it's about 62 miles, or 100 km, high. A typical NASA...

The test flight reached an altitude of 51.4 miles above the earth - the company's longest ever rocke...

EST (1130 GMT) on December 14, when Earth plunges through the thickest part of the trail of dust and...

November 26 it landed on Mars , where it will remain forever after the mission. Mission team member...

While you're keeping an eye out for the meteor shower , you might see a small, foggy green patch in...

The spacewalk itself, I would say, was unprecedented in terms of complexity and risks. Russia's ...

The United States has not sent any people to space since the U.S. space shuttle programme ended in 2...

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to cross Ireland on Saturday, but Sunday will be "bright an...

It's going to be practically skimming Earth at a distance of just 11.6 million kilometres (7.2 milli...

The best time for people in the Northern Hemisphere to head outside should be at around 3 a.m. ET, w...

The study points to "the emergence of ecological memory" during the "unprecedented back-to-back mass...

The agency says it will be coordinating with NASA and others involved in the ISS program to discuss ...

Should the landing go according to plan , the moment will officially mark the start of the new race...

The scientists can still communicate with Voyager 2, even in interstellar space, but the data takes ...

NASA's new tool - the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport...

The tasks of the Chang'e-4 probe include low-frequency radio astronomical observation, surveying the...

On board is a lander which, if all goes smoothly, will soon make history by touching down on the fa...

The year 2012, in particular, was a standout for ice melt. The satellites used to study ice sheet ...

USA coal demand has been falling since 2007 in the face of competition from increasingly abundant an...

SpaceX is in a long-term contract with NASA to ferry supplies to space. But the tall portion of th...

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