• One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter
One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

Astronomers have discovered a dozen new moons orbiting Jupiter , but one could spell disaster for the others - 1km-wide " oddball " moving in the opposite direction to the other 78 objects circling the gas giant. But he said he expects astronomers will discover more tiny moons in the coming decades. Given the moons' stable orbits and kilomete...

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  • Jupiter has a dozen new moons, including one 'oddball'
Jupiter has a dozen new moons, including one 'oddball'

But cosmic serendipity placed the moons in front of their telescope. They used the Blanco 4-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, which just received a dark energy camera optimized to look for faint objects in the sky.

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  • Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity
Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity

This putative planet is now sometimes popularly called Planet X or Planet Nine . His team at Carnegie, along with collaborators at the University of Hawaii and Northern Arizona University, was hunting for objects far beyond Pluto. "These moons are the last remnants of the building blocks of the giant planets as all other material in the giant pl...

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  • Heat warning issued for Calgary and a large portion of eastern Alberta
Heat warning issued for Calgary and a large portion of eastern Alberta

Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Kamloops area. Gusting winds can send objects airborne, damage buildings, knock down power lines or snap tree branches. You are advised to drink plenty of water and stay in a cool place and make sure family and friends are doing the same, and n...

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  • Eight rhinos die in Kenya after relocation
Eight rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

The ministry suspended the ongoing move of rhinos and said the surviving ones in the new park were being closely monitored. But he said he had ordered internal and external investigations to determine the exact cause of death, adding that "disciplinary action" would be taken if the probes point to negligence or wrongdoing by Kenyan Wildlife Servi...

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  • Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth
Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth

At Cape Canaveral in the United States of America using controlled explosions dismantled two historic launch pads. Of dismantled sites has conducted more than 300 launches. "Keep your fingers crossed that I won't mess this up", Monteith joked before initiating the charges just after 7 a.m. Scott Messer, ULA's Delta II program manager, agrees,...

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  • Ghost particles from outer space: Scientists discover distant source of neutrinos
Ghost particles from outer space: Scientists discover distant source of neutrinos

In research published today in Science , a group of researchers representing more than a dozen scientific projects reported a spectacular celestial event. An artist's conception, based on a real image of the IceCube Lab at the South Pole, a distant source emits neutrinos that are detected below the ice by IceCube sensors.

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  • Eclipse 2018: Supermoon Solar eclipse strike on Friday
Eclipse 2018: Supermoon Solar eclipse strike on Friday

If you do not know about the partial solar eclipse , it is better to get acquainted yourself. Interestingly, the solar eclipse on July 13 will be a rare incident as it will occur on Friday the 13th, which also happens to a date that is considered as a harbinger of bad luck by the conservative Christians.

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  • Cosmic ‘ghost particle’ traced offering new ‘window on the universe’
Cosmic ‘ghost particle’ traced offering new ‘window on the universe’

Fermi was the first telescope to identify enhanced gamma-ray activity from TXS 0506+056 within 0.06 degrees of the IceCube neutrino direction. Klein has had several leadership roles in IceCube and led its publications committee. This muon was special for two reasons. An artist's impression of the IceCube optical module array interactin...

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  • Total lunar eclipse will turn the moon blood red later this month
Total lunar eclipse will turn the moon blood red later this month

A planetary geologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, Noah Petro said by tallying that the occasion will be additional exceptional for the reason that "This is actually a good eclipse , it is going to be the longest eclipse of this century".

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  • Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019
Israeli unmanned spacecraft to land on Moon in 2019

Israel, which is practically synonymous with cutting-edge technology, is finally set to join the very small club of countries who have traveled to the moon. SpaceIL CEO Dr. Ido Anteby revealed the spacecraft's course to the moon during the press event. This is the first time an enterprise, not a country, has gone to the moon at a reasonable cost...

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  • Throne Speech Opens Parliament to Take Action to Help the People
Throne Speech Opens Parliament to Take Action to Help the People

The Tories repeated their promise to order a line-by-line audit of all government spending as part of their efforts to find billions in efficiencies. Thompson also says the ministry is looking into how to replace a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs that was cut earlier this month. "It makes me, as a parent, more vigilant", she said...

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  • Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moon
Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moon

The project culminated in the design of an Israeli lunar probe, which SpaceIL claimed would launch regardless of the contest's outcome. The only entities to have conducted controlled landings on the Moon are the governments of the former Soviet Union, the United States, and China .

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  • Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2; producing rough surf, rip currents
Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2; producing rough surf, rip currents

The storm will generate unsafe surf conditions and life-threatening rip currents along the North Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts the next few days as it continues to speed away from the US, forecasters said. It has maximum sustained winds of 70 miles and is moving to the northeast at 35 mph. In the tropics, Hurricane Chris continues to move NE ...

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  • Baldwin Opposes Kavanaugh, Says He Would ‘Turn Back The Clock’ on Women
Baldwin Opposes Kavanaugh, Says He Would ‘Turn Back The Clock’ on Women

Judge Kavanaugh's former law clerks said they're well aware "that women in the workplace still face challenges, inequality, and even harassment". Support for Roe V. Pro-choice activist groups have decried Kavanaugh's nomination as a threat to women's rights. "This appointee will likely rule on whether businesses have a license to discrimin...

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  • Russian cargo ship arrives at International Space Station
Russian cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

The country had positioned to accomplish during headway missions in October 2017 and February of this year but redesigned both in the two day expedition succeeding take off hampering close the orbital-dynamics window needed for uncommonly swift trip.

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  • Discovery of 'First Giant' Dinosaur Is a Huge Evolutionary Finding
Discovery of 'First Giant' Dinosaur Is a Huge Evolutionary Finding

But dinosaurs weren't always giants - during the earlier Triassic period they were mostly chicken-sized critters, and they didn't really grow to be massive until the Jurassic. Like their notorious descendants, they also had elongated necks and tails. It was at least twice as large as the other plant-eaters that shared the warm, savannah environme...

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  • Scientists Discover World’s Oldest Colours From Rocks Beneath Sahara Desert in Africa
Scientists Discover World’s Oldest Colours From Rocks Beneath Sahara Desert in Africa

Pigments taken from the marine black shales of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West Africa , are reportedly more than 1. 1 billion years old , half a billion years older than any other previously discovered pigments according to Business Insider .

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  • Brett Kavanaugh and the Midterm Effect
Brett Kavanaugh and the Midterm Effect

Not to be outdone, Maryland's junior U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen says Kavanaugh on the court represents a vote for "king-like powers for the president of the United States". Many liberal experts initially dismissed conservative arguments that Congress had exceeded its traditional power to regulate commerce, but those arguments ended up getting...

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  • Researchers film glacier calving massive iceberg in Greenland
Researchers film glacier calving massive iceberg in Greenland

According to the latest predictions, if the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet collapsed it could cause global sea levels to rise by ten feet , overwhelming coastal cities around the world like NY and Abu Dhabi . "Global sea-level rise is both undeniable and consequential". Hopefully, it will help researchers further understand the causes of sea-level...

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