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VIDEO shows fiery descent of Chinese space station from orbit

Part of the unburned fragments fell into the Pacific ocean . A view of Tiangong-2 (below) docked with Shenzhou-11 imaged by Banxing-2. The news comes a few ...


"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing

Made "in partnership" with Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins , the Doodle "will allow users to experience the journey to the Moon and back to Earth", accor...


Cambodia Ships Back 1600 Tonnes of Plastic Waste to Canada, U.S.

He spoke after Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen warned last week that his country is not a dumping ground for any kind of waste. He said 70 containers full...


NWS: Heat wave is on its way; cooling shelters to be opened

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Dauphin, Lebanon, York & Lancaster counties until 10 PM this evening. The National Weather Service has issued an ...


Here's Everything You Should Know About The Full Buck Moon

This map shows the region of visibility for the partial lunar eclipse of July 16, 2019. The Moon partially immersed in the umbral shadow of the Earth. In Co...


Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising'

More than 15 police vans accompanied the crowd outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London , where about 250 protestors blocked the Strand. Protests that t...


Mars ‘could be made habitable’ using tiles, scientists say

Different methods for releasing Mars' carbon dioxide have been suggested in the past. A system for creating small islands of habitability would allow us to tran...


Thin Layer of 'Frozen Smoke' Could Sustain Life on Mars

The ongoing plans to make Mars our next home could be closer than we earlier thought. It also raises philosophical and ethical questions about planetary prote...


Fifty years after Apollo 11 lifted off, NASA prepares new Moon mission

On their return to Earth, the three astronauts were welcomed as heroes. 'Because of what you have done, the heavens have become a part of man's world, ' Nixon...


Climate Change Could Mean More Dangerously Hot Days in Dallas, Report Suggests

Meanwhile, the number of days where the heat index exceeds 105 degrees is estimated to increase more than four-fold to 24 by mid-century. The first summer h...


SpaceX Release Crew Dragon Static Fire Anomaly Update

Smoke pouring into the sky at Cape Canaveral and a leaked video of the conflagration alerted the public, but no one was injured thanks to routine safety precaut...


Over the moon: How the Apollo 11 crew learned they were chosen

The agency plans to use the moon as a steppingstone, where NASA can learn and test the skills required for the long trip to the Red Planet. "The president...


Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary

The shadowy area will appear a rusty red colour, although not the bright red of a spectacular blood moon . Lunar eclipses occur on a full moon night when t...


Healthy lifestyle can keep genetic risk of dementia at bay

No matter how much genetic threat somebody had, weight loss program, adequate exercise, limiting alcohol , and never smoking made dementia less likely, the s...


Weakened storm Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

There have been no reported deaths so far in Louisiana or neighbouring states. But the storm surge was lower than expected. None of the main levees on the M...


Partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Cyprus on July 16

He said this will be the last lunar eclipse of 2019 and the next lunar eclipse of this nature visible to the naked eyes will take place on May 26, 2021. T...


Major shuffle at NASA in rush to meet Trump’s moon deadline

The Washington Post writes the developments come as Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials reportedly met with Bridenstine recently to voi...


Japan's Hayabusa2 probe successfully landed on an asteroid, again

Initial images transmitted from Hayabusa2 show sample pieces with different colours and sizes, a sign of diversity even on a tiny asteroid, he said . Hayabusa2...


Earliest Modern Human Discovered Outside Africa

These fossils, dated to between 300,000 and 150,000 years old, were found in various parts of Asia. The Out Of Africa theory suggests that humans gradually ...


Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate

Bill Gerstenmaier , who was leading the efforts to return humans to the lunar surface, has been with Nasa since 1977 and head of the human exploration office fo...