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Japan's Hayabusa2 space explorer reaches asteroid to find signs of life

Ryugu's shape resembles a spinning top and measures 900 meters in diameter. That probe returned from a smaller, potato-shaped, asteroid in 2010 with dust samp...


Strawberry Moon 2018: Will June’s full moon affect your sleep?

However, such a phenomenon is not possible without a lunar eclipse , as this overshadowing is the one that gives the moon this odd color. A " super blue bl...


Police investigate fatal shooting in Toronto

She was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced dead. According to a Facebook user, Michael Appiah-Boateng who shared the new...


Coldest Place on Earth Found-Here's How

To measure the air temperature requires a ground-based weather station, but using the data on hand the team estimated that the air above those coldest pockets w...


Mini-Moon tonight! Next one happens in July 2018

When the moon turns full, it will not even be entirely visible at that time across the United States, as it will have already set some hours before. Slooh's S...


Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the 21st Century Happens in July

Various Bible passages are cited to back this up, including one in the Book of Joel saying, ' The sun will turn into darkness, and the moon into blood, before t...


Strawberry Moon: Everything You Need to Know About June's Rose Moon

Sky watchers in the Puget Sound area could be in for a sweet treat this week when June's fat full moon makes a rosy appearance on Wednesday night. According to...


First satellite to collect space junk set deployed from ISS

At those velocities, even millimetre sized flecks of paint can cause serious damage to objects in space. This declaration comes forward from the desk of British...


Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment

Floodwater along the Little Rock River is running over a road north of the track. Crews will then use equipment to separate the oil from the water. The water to...


Railroad: 230000 gallons of oil spilled

Kim Reynolds for Lyon and three other counties placed the blame on rain-fueled flooding. BNSF Railroad is asking anyone with damage as a result of that derail...


Falcon Heavy Certified by Air Force, Wins $130 Million 2020 Mission

The Falcon Heavy rocket is due to launch with the government's AFSPC-52 satellite in 2020 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida . The Air Force has announc...


Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Photographs a 'Blue Dune' on the Red Planet

The existing storm would wrap an area bigger than Russian Federation and North America combined, said Guzewich. This dune photograph was originally taken back...


NASA's Curiosity rover beams back photos of dust storm on Mars

In June 2018, NASA's Curiosity Rover used its Mast Camera , or Mastcam, to snap photos of the intensifying haziness on the surface of Mars , caused by a mas...


Astrophysicists Conduct Most Precise Extrasolar Test Yet of Einstein's Gravity | Astronomy

Well now, a team of researchers from the University of Portsmouth has taken this theory and tested it on a galactic scale, resulting in the most precise test of...


Doug Ford wants consultations on cannabis sales in Ontario

Recreational pot is set to be sold in Ontario only through a new Crown agency called the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp., an arm of the province's LCBO liquor sto...


Children exposed to 30% more air pollution than adults, says charity

People across the region are being encouraged to make a long-term pledge to change their travel habits for the second Greater Manchester Clean Air Day . He als...


US stepping up Earth’s protection from asteroids

Wednesday, NASA and the White House unveiled a "preparedness strategy and action plan" outlining five ways government agencies must keep them away: enhance de...


Small arms, tongue-tied: T-Rex couldn’t stick its tongue out

The researchers came to this conclusion by examining hyoid bones - horseshoe-shaped bones which serve as anchor points for the tongue in many animals - in prehi...


The Sudden Political Life Of 550-Million-Year-Old, Immobile Sea Creature

While the names were chosen for both men's passion for science , Droser told The Washington Post , Obamus coronatus first reminded researchers of Obama beca...


Scientists Detect Possible Missing 'Piece' Of Universe Created By The Big Bang

The new study, which will appear June 20 in Nature , was led by Fabrizio Nicastro of the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF) - Osservatorio Astron...