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Super Snow Moon on display through Tuesday morning

Super Snow Moon on display through Tuesday morning The opposite of perigee is the Moon's apogee. It was not only sky watchers, particularly selenophiles, that were attracted to the Snow Moon. It just so happens that this week's perigee will be about 362 miles (583 kilometers) closer to us than last month's supermoon , according to NASA . Continua a leggere...

Scientists answer age-old question: why do zebras have stripes?

Scientists answer age-old question: why do zebras have stripes? However, the only explanation that has stood up to experimental verification suggests that the stripes serve to deter insects , which can sometimes carry deadly diseases. Scientists learned in recent years why zebras have black and white stripes - to avoid biting flies. They use their tails to bat them away and, when flies do land, they don't stay long because zebras move around a lot. Continua a leggere...

Severe weather warnings as Cyclone Oma threatens to batter QLD coastline

Severe weather warnings as Cyclone Oma threatens to batter QLD coastline Forecasters said it's less likely that Cyclone Oma will cross the Queensland coast, but people are still being warned to expect high winds and risky swell. "Probably the most likely scenario at this stage is it'll stay offshore during the weekend and then possibly start moving parallel to the coast to the north-east", he said. Continua a leggere...

Supermoon 2019: Super Snow Moon triggers FLOOD ALERTS and EXTREME high tides

Supermoon 2019: Super Snow Moon triggers FLOOD ALERTS and EXTREME high tides In fact, compared to January's super blood wolf moon (which was totally a real thing, BTW), tonight's moon will be an entire 362 miles closer to Earth, according to NASA . But if you missed it, these pictures give you a sense of how it looked. Sign Up to our Newsletter for exclusive content, contests, and perks. . A supermoon is a term referring to the coincidence of two celestial events... Continua a leggere...

Supermoon, 2019’s Biggest and Brightest, to Light up Sky Tuesday

Supermoon, 2019’s Biggest and Brightest, to Light up Sky Tuesday But when the full moon arrived at an exceptionally close perigee (within 203 kms) on March 19, 2011, people believed him. Trinidad and Tobago's skygazers are in for a treat as the biggest and brightest supermoon of 2019 will be witnessed today. Continua a leggere...

Cyclone Oma destruction will be 'devastating' if it hits New Zealand

Cyclone Oma destruction will be 'devastating' if it hits New Zealand NIWA forecaster Ben Noll said the category two cyclone was making its way through the Pacific but might not bring immediate relief from the dry weather even if it reaches New Zealand. "There may even be snow in high elevations of the South Island", he said. His advice was to "bring out the jumpers", but also keep an eye on weather warnings. Continua a leggere...

Watch Livestream of the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

Watch Livestream of the Biggest Supermoon of 2019 A super moon is what takes place when the Moon is near its closest approach to Earth (its perigee , for those interested in the jargon). Hence, super snow moon. When can you see the supermoon? You will be able to see the super snow moon from with the naked eye and the forecast is looking clear for tomorrow, so chances are you will easily be able to spot it. Continua a leggere...

School pupils strike to save the planet

School pupils strike to save the planet Among the banners held by pupils holding demonstrations across the country today were " global warming isn't cool", "there is no Planet B", "when did the children become the adults" and "don't burn our future", "this is what it takes" and 'we can't recycle our future'. Continua a leggere...

How to see the biggest, brightest supermoon of 2019

The February full moon is often referred to as the "snow moon" because of the heavy snow that typically falls during that month. " Supermoon is a popular term indicating a Full Moon or a New Moon happening when our satellite is close to its perigee , that is, its minimum distance from the Earth ". Continua a leggere...

MALCOLM: Trudeau in full damage control mode over SNC-Lavalin

MALCOLM: Trudeau in full damage control mode over SNC-Lavalin This included shuffling Wilson-Raybould into the Veterans Affairs portfolio, he added. "I feel she's a good friend and she is an fantastic leader so I do wish her well ". His Liberals, whose fortunes he revived after they were reduced to third-party status by the Conservatives under Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, have a long track record of questionable back-room ties to corporate Canada... Continua a leggere...

La NASA tornerà presto sulla Luna, e questa volta ci resterà

La NASA tornerà presto sulla Luna, e questa volta ci resterà La NASA ha già in programma il lancio di una sonda spaziale sulla Luna entro il 2024 ed ha invitato le società private a presentare le offerte entro il 25 Marzo . "Nei prossimi incontri bilaterali con la Nasa , l'Asi discuterà della possibile partecipazione italiana al ritorno sulla Luna ", ha spiegato Benvenuti. Continua a leggere...

Rivoluzione Whatsapp, stop all'iscrizione "coatta" ai gruppi

Rivoluzione Whatsapp, stop all'iscrizione Senza consenso non si entra più. Nella seconda riceverà una richiesta ogni volta che qualcuno tenterà di aggiungerlo a un gruppo. Anche in Italia dunque gli utenti che solitamente usano WhatsApp ed inoltrano un messaggio dovranno limitare questa loro attività- Il cambiamento, a detta degli addetti ai lavori, dovrebbe contribuire a mantenere la piattaforma così come è stata progettata: un'ap... Continua a leggere...

Major student Youth Strike 4 Climate protest outside Leeds Town Hall

Major student Youth Strike 4 Climate protest outside Leeds Town Hall Ever since the industrial revolution, we've been polluting the atmosphere. They asked the British government to declare an emergency over climate change. "(Those taking part in the strike) have every right to be angry about the future that we shall bequeath to them, if proportionate and urgent action is not taken", they wrote. Continua a leggere...

NASA finds possible second large impact crater under Greenland ice

NASA finds possible second large impact crater under Greenland ice If that theory proves correct, then the crater would be 22nd-biggest impact crater on Earth . The discovery of this second crater under Greenland came as a result of the finding of the first subglacial crater spotted by NASA in November past year. Continua a leggere...

Mission complete: Nasa announces demise of Opportunity rover

Mission complete: Nasa announces demise of Opportunity rover The agency confirmed today that the mission has officially ended. "Science is an emotional affair, it's a team sport", he said. During its 15 years on Mars, the rover was tasked with solving a mystery about the planet - namely, whether it had liquid water, which could mean life. Continua a leggere...

NASA discover HUGE meteorite impact crater beneath the ice sheets of Greenland

NASA discover HUGE meteorite impact crater beneath the ice sheets of Greenland It is the second time in a matter of months that a NASA glaciologist has spotted signs of a possible basin, some 114 miles from another recently discovered crater. The team have claimed the ice in the surrounding area is predicted to be around 79,000-years-old. The giant meteor crater five times the size of Paris was been found half a mile (0.8 km) under the ice in Greenland. Continua a leggere...

The Mars One project has been declared bankrupt

The Mars One project has been declared bankrupt The Swiss-based Ventures AG was declared bankrupt by a Basel court on January 15th and was, at the time, valued at nearly $100 million. In July, the company reported it had an investment from Phoenix Enterprises for up to $14 million that was meant to be used to pay for licensing fees and re-list Mars One Ventures on the stock exchange. Continua a leggere...

Futuristic fabric automatically adjusts in warm and cool temperatures

Futuristic fabric automatically adjusts in warm and cool temperatures In cooler, drier conditions, the fabric traps more infrared heat, resulting in the wearer staying warmer. The base yarn is developed using fiber which is made of two different synthetic materials. When the fibers are brought closer together, the radiation they interact with changes. Depending on the tuning of the nanotubes, infrared radiation is either blocked or allowed to pass through - and ... Continua a leggere...

Ocasio-Cortez Deleted Embarrassing Green New Deal Policy Details

Ocasio-Cortez Deleted Embarrassing Green New Deal Policy Details Last week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled her long-awaited " Green New Deal ", a plan aimed at drastically reducing carbon emissions in the next ten years. "I like that it's gonna push the world forward to where we need to be", another said. "Today, I think a word like that is the beginning of a debate, not the end of a debate". Continua a leggere...

NASA’s New Horizons unveils unique shape of Ultima Thule

NASA’s New Horizons unveils unique shape of Ultima Thule Now that scientists have downloaded more data from the distant spacecraft, however, our view of Ultima Thule has changed. At 4 billion miles from Earth, MU69 (also nicknamed Ultima Thule) is the farthest-away object a human spacecraft has ever visited. Continua a leggere...


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