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Go to Mars With NASA's New 'On a Mission' Podcast Series

Go to Mars With NASA's New 'On a Mission' Podcast Series During the ultrafast inflation, the huge Technora and Kevlar-fiber parachute created nearly 70,000 pounds of force. NASA's first trip to Mars may be a few years off, but that didn't stop the space agency from embarking on a new mission to the Red Planet in podcast form. Continua a leggere...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun Like the Parker Solar Probe , Helios 2 was a probe sent into solar (heliocentric) orbit to study the processes on the Sun. Parker surpassed the record of 43 million kilometres set by Helios-2 back in 1976. Parker Solar Probe will begin its first solar encounter on October 31, continuing to fly closer and closer to the Sun's surface until it reaches its first perihelion - the point closest to th... Continua a leggere...

Polluted Air Kills 600,000 Kids a Year: WHO Report

Polluted Air Kills 600,000 Kids a Year: WHO Report It found that children are often more vulnerable to the impact of air pollution since they breath more rapidly than adults, and thus absorb more pollutants at a time when their brains and bodies are still developing. While in low and middle income countries, 98% of children under five are said to be exposed to PM 2.5, in high income countries, this number is nearly half at 52%. Continua a leggere...

13th quake recorded at fracking site - 'strongest so far'

13th quake recorded at fracking site - 'strongest so far' The company said: "Cuadrilla can confirm following hydraulic fracturing this morning (27 October ) a micro seismic event of 0.8ML, which can't be felt at surface, was recorded through the detailed seismic monitoring Cuadrilla and the British Geological Survey (BGS) are carrying out". Continua a leggere...

Atlantic storm system expected to develop into a named stormduring the weekend

Atlantic storm system expected to develop into a named stormduring the weekend Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 km/h) with higher gusts. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. By Tuesday, Oscar is forecast to begin moving toward the north or north-northeast with an increase in forward speed. Continua a leggere...

Air quality in Delhi remains very poor; situation may worsen next week

Air quality in Delhi remains very poor; situation may worsen next week The task force also recommended efforts to provide uninterrupted power supply in NCR areas to avoid requirement of operating diesel generator (DG) sets. The residential bio-fuel emission declined significantly in Delhi at 64 per cent since 2010, the report said. "Apart from that, winds in Delhi now don't have a definite direction", he added. Continua a leggere...

Oldest Weapons Ever Discovered in North America Pre-date Clovis

Oldest Weapons Ever Discovered in North America Pre-date Clovis Researchers from Texas A&M, Baylor University, and the University of Texas have uncovered what they believe to be spear points that were used by human hunters as far back as 15,500 years ago. The tips found in the majority smaller than the tips of Clovis, does not have vertical grooves and sharpened to a short barrel. The pre-Clovis layer holds about 100,000 artifacts, including 328 tools ... Continua a leggere...

WhatsApp: in distribuzione gli adesivi per Android e IOS

WhatsApp: in distribuzione gli adesivi per Android e IOS Su WhatsApp arrivano anche gli adesivi , un modo per colorire le conversazione oltre alle emoji . Gli adesivi sono stati introdotti già da tempo da Telegram , e hanno rappresentato una delle chiavi del successo del concorrente dell'applicazione di proprietà di Facebook . Continua a leggere...

Hawaii hurricane "wiped" from the face of the Earth Isle

Hawaii hurricane The Category-3 hurricane created a storm surge that washed over the small slice of land measuring only 121 metres wide. A statement by the federal managers of the monument said that East Island "appears to be under water", while the neighboring Tern island had its shape altered by the hurricane. Continua a leggere...

Hunter’s Moon, Uranus & Orionid meteor shower make for spectacular views

Hunter’s Moon, Uranus & Orionid meteor shower make for spectacular views The full moon that appears during the month of October is known by "Hunters Moon". "The Moon will appear full for about three days centered around this time, from Tuesday morning through Thursday night", NASA says. After supermoon, Harvest Moon , blood moon and orange moon, now is the time for the Hunter's Moon . Now, these names are not random, rather there is always a reason behind... Continua a leggere...

Meteorite nel cielo: bolide avvistato anche in Lombardia video

Meteorite nel cielo: bolide avvistato anche in Lombardia video Il bolide luminoso, poco dopo le 18.30 di ieri, è stato visibile in diverse zone dell'Italia centro-settentrionale: il tramonto, già di per sé molto suggestivo, ha offerto uno spettacolo non molto frequente. Il passaggio di bolidi nei cieli italiani appare piuttosto ricorrente nell'ultimo periodo. Nel caso di questa sera potrebbe essersi trattato di un frammento legato allo sciame delle ... Continua a leggere...

Good chance space force will move forward next year, says Donald Trump

Good chance space force will move forward next year, says Donald Trump According to Pence , about 60,000 people are now working on space security in the United States , across various branches of the military and intelligence services. But Pence claimed that Russian Federation and China already have military operations in space and said potential threats in space include anti-satellite weapons, airborne lasers, "highly threatening in-orbit activities and evasive hy... Continua a leggere...

NASA Releases More Pics Of Freaky Rectangular Iceberg

NASA Releases More Pics Of Freaky Rectangular Iceberg This show-stopping tabular iceberg is an estimated 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) across with clean edges that indicate it had probably broken off fairly recently, reported Science Alert . According to NASA officials, the rectangular icebergs appeared to be "freshly calved" from Larsen C, which the parted ways from the iceberg now known as A-68 parted in July 2017. Continua a leggere...

European Union parliament backs ban, limits on single-use plastics

European Union parliament backs ban, limits on single-use plastics On Wednesday , the European Parliament voted in support of a proposal that will ban a wide range of single-use plastics throughout the European Union by 2021. The legislation which supporters want to take effect by 2021 must still be approved in negotiations involving the member states, parliament and the commission. Continua a leggere...

Chinese City to Launch Man-Made Moon

Chinese City to Launch Man-Made Moon Aside from illuminating the city, it's hoped the innovation will replace streetlights and reduce annual electricity costs by 1.2 billion yuan (AUD $244 million). Artificial light affects migration, navigation, plant blooming and when trees lose their leaves. If the first one is successful, there are plans to launch three more by 2022. Continua a leggere...

Wheelchair Hawking will auction - determined starting price

Wheelchair Hawking will auction - determined starting price The auction is open for bids between October 31 and November 8. I'll just be here, trying to figure out why the famed physicist's bomber jacket-worn in 2016 during the filming of documentary Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places-is worth only an estimated £100 ($130). Continua a leggere...

Mission to Mercury: Blast-off for UK-built spacecraft BepiColombo

Mission to Mercury: Blast-off for UK-built spacecraft BepiColombo An Ariane 5 lifts off from its launchpad in Kourou, at the European Space Center in French Guiana, on October 19, 2018. To overcome this gravity, a mission meant to reach a stable orbit around the tiny planet of Mercury (with a gravity of just 3.7 m/s) therefore requires an enormous amount of energy-more than is required to send a probe to Pluto. Continua a leggere...

Square-shaped iceberg off Antarctica splits from ice shelf

Square-shaped iceberg off Antarctica splits from ice shelf Scientists from Project MIDAS - a British Antarctic Survey project involving researchers from several British universities - said a year ago that they feared the entire ice shelf could become unstable. "The iceberg's sharp angles and flat surface indicate that it probably recently calved from the ice shelf". As with regular icebergs, just 10 percent of its mass is visible in the picture, tho... Continua a leggere...

Hurricane Willa May Have An Impact On The Weather In The US

Hurricane Willa May Have An Impact On The Weather In The US The federal government issued a decree of "extraordinary emergency" for 19 municipalities in Nayarit and Sinaloa states. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Playa Perula to San Blas and north of Mazatlan to Bahia Tempehuaya. Willa is slated to produce total rainfall accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and may produce local amounts to 18 inches, the NHC said, adding that landslides and flash fl... Continua a leggere...

Rectangular iceberg floating in Antarctica spotted by NASA

Rectangular iceberg floating in Antarctica spotted by NASA They shared a striking image of the giant block, known as a tabular berg, after it was captured off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, near the Larsen C ice shelf, according to The Sun . "What makes this one a bit unusual is that it looks nearly like a square", Brunt said, adding that it's probably not very old since wind and water have yet to soften its sharp edges. Continua a leggere...


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