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Michael Jordan donates $2 million for Florence relief and recovery aid

Michael Jordan donates $2 million for Florence relief and recovery aid Trump made his comments after visiting an emergency operations centre in Conway, South Carolina, and speaking to residents who were preparing to evacuate as rivers rose. Kinston Police in North Carolina also posted a video on Facebook showing clumps of fire ants in flood waters, warning residents to stay safe. Many areas remained cut off by floodwaters and inundated roads. Continua a leggere...

Japan space probe drops two hopping rovers towards asteroid

Japan space probe drops two hopping rovers towards asteroid Hayabusa2 released the Minerva-II 1 explorers toward a location north of the asteroid's equator shortly past 1 p.m., when it reached a point some 50-60 meters above Ryugu . "Hayabusa-2" is not the only mission to collect samples from asteroids, working in deep space. "I want to see images of space as seen from the surface of the asteroid". Continua a leggere...

NASA Scientists Observe Electric Blue Clouds in the Mesosphere

NASA Scientists Observe Electric Blue Clouds in the Mesosphere These clouds, called noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds (PMCs), are the highest clouds in Earth's atmosphere that form some 50 miles above the surface in mesosphere. "At these altitudes, you can literally see the gravity waves breaking-like ocean waves on the beach-and cascading to turbulence", he added. The seven imaging systems were arranged to create a mosaic of wide views extending... Continua a leggere...

Tropical Storm Kirk gaining speed in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Kirk gaining speed in Atlantic Officials in North and SC warn that the flooding danger is far from over, with SC ordering evacuations there as rivers rise. Some intensification is possible this weekend, but vertical wind shear may increase next week possibly limiting additional strengthening. Continua a leggere...

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says It will seat about a dozen, so that's how Maezawa can bring his artist friends. The announcement was made at the company's headquarters in Hawthorne, California . SpaceX says Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be first private passenger on a solo rocket trip around the moon. While the trip to the moon is, in and of itself, a fairly bold undertaking, realistically it's just the first ste... Continua a leggere...

Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party' The locals should probably be thanking them as one of the things they eat is mosquitoes which Chatzaki notes have also been seen in the area in greater numbers than usual. Mr Giannakopoulos added it was "a odd an unprecedented spectacle". A university professor said it's as if the spiders are "having a party" due to the conditions. Continua a leggere...

Vodafone Special Minuti 50 GB, un’offerta contro TIM e altri operatori

Vodafone Special Minuti 50 GB, un’offerta contro TIM e altri operatori Vodafone e Tim però hanno messo in campo nuove offerte, in particolare quelle coi marchi low cost Ho.Mobile e Kena , che attualmente propongono offerte con costi e soglie di traffico simili a quelle di Iliad . A indicare la novità è ancora una volta il portale MondoMobileWeb , che precisa che la nuova Special da 50 Giga si contrappone alla Vodafone Special Minuti 30 Giga a 7€ al mese pen... Continua a leggere...

Tornado destroys houses near Canadian capital Ottawa

Peter Kimbell, a meteorologist with the national weather agency, said the tornado overturned cars on Highway 50 in Gatineau and caused extensive damage to houses in Dunrobin. Power in the area has also been affected with around 167,000 Hydro One customers who were without electricity late Friday evening. Anthony Di Monte, general manager of emergency and protective services, said Ottawa's buil... Continua a leggere...

Japan space probe drops hopping rovers towards asteroid

If successful, it will be the world's first observation of the surface of an asteroid by a moving rover. Unfortunately, JAXA engineers will need to wait a couple of days to receive confirmation that the rovers are ready to perform their scientific duties. Continua a leggere...

‘If it turns, we’re ready’: Georgia American Red Cross prepped for Florence

‘If it turns, we’re ready’: Georgia American Red Cross prepped for Florence You can donate for Hurricane Florence relief at the Red Cross website or over telephone at 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669). Cook wrote in a tweet that " Apple is donating $1M to the Red Cross " to help those impacted by the powerful storm that rolled ashore in North Carolina early Friday with roaring 90 miles per hour winds. Continua a leggere...

Get To Know Yusaku Maezawa, Artist and Now Spaceman

Get To Know Yusaku Maezawa, Artist and Now Spaceman The amount of Maezawa's payment for the trip wasn't disclosed, but Musk called it "a very significant deposit". The trip to the moon will probably take place around 2023, and Maezawa surprised everyone by saying that he wanted to take five to eight artists with him to the moon. Continua a leggere...

È stata ritrovata la lettera "eretica" originale di Galileo Galilei a Londra

È stata ritrovata la lettera La scoperta della lettera, che tutti davano per persa, è stata fatta da Salvatore Ricciardo lo scorso 2 agosto a Londra . "È ancora più incredibile - ha aggiunto - perché la lettera non era custodita in un'oscura biblioteca, ma nella biblioteca della Royal Society ". Continua a leggere...

At Least One Dead After Possible Tornado Hits Chesterfield County In VA

At Least One Dead After Possible Tornado Hits Chesterfield County In VA One person died after a building collapsed in Chesterfield County Monday as severe weather moved across Chesterfield and the Richmond area. Residents have reported that there was extensive damage in the Hampton Park area of Chesterfield County, according to WTVR . Continua a leggere...

The Cost of Space Force

The Cost of Space Force The idea was not welcomed by the Pentagon, which already was resisting efforts in Congress to create a Space Corps within the Air Force like the Marine Corps within the Department of the Navy. The proposal represents the Air Force's point of view, not necessarily that of the Pentagon as a whole. The US Air Force has led the Armed Forces in establishing America's space capability such that it i... Continua a leggere...

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are raising fears as rivers continue to spread beyond their banks. Residential streets have turned into rivers and freeways have morphed into waterways. The potatoes can be picked by hand, but "we use a plow that flips them out of the ground", he said. The death toll in the aftermath of Florence reached 37 as of Wednesday, according to the Associated Pr... Continua a leggere...

Oldest (and Weird-Looking) Animal Discovered Through 558 Million-Year-Old Fat

Previous samples of the animal were not as well preserved to keep organic matter from degrading. This massive diversification of life occurred around 541 million years ago; it's when most of the major animal groups appear in the fossil record. Continua a leggere...

Da Amazon un’invasione di gadget, in arrivo anche un forno a microonde

Da Amazon un’invasione di gadget, in arrivo anche un forno a microonde Amazon ha inoltre rinnovato i suoi Echo Dot ed Echo Plus , migliorandone notevolmente il design. Tramite questo piccolo accessorio è possibile controllare in remoto il flusso di corrente dei dispositivi collegati, programmando particolari routine o azione speciali. Continua a leggere...

Nissan pick-up truck transformed into world class SPACE OBSERVATORY

Nissan pick-up truck transformed into world class SPACE OBSERVATORY The most critical component is the off-road trailer behind the Navara pickup, a bespoke, steel-frame build that carries a high-powered PlaneWave telescope inside. The ESA is now creating an intricate map of the heavens with its Gaia satellite - and has already located more than a billion stars. I'm no professional astronomer, but the Dark Sky resonates with me more than the average concept... Continua a leggere...

Spiders' mating season cloaks Greek seaside with giant web

However, the odd occurrence is not unusual for scientists. Wildlife experts say it's not uncommon for spiders to build massive nests for mating, especially when it's hot and humid toward the end of summer. "It's as if the spiders are taking advantage of these conditions and are having a kind of a party", she told Greek media. 'They mate, they reproduce and provide a whole new generation'. Continua a leggere...

NASA's New Spacecraft Takes First Photo, Finds First Exoplanet

NASA's New Spacecraft Takes First Photo, Finds First Exoplanet The detailed image was produced using all four of the spacecraft's wide-field cameras for 30 minutes, while the portion above shows the view captured by a single detector of one of its cameras. TESS will scan a much larger region of the sky than Kepler did - and one that is closer to Earth. TESS, short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is helping scientists detect and study new planets... Continua a leggere...


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