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Time for the Meghalayan: A new geological age has officially been declared

The International Commission on Stratigraphy additionally endorsed two different ages , the Middle Holocene Northgrippian Age and the Early Holocene Greenl...


Astronomers Find a Staggering 12 New Moons Orbiting Jupiter

Before that it was believed that Jupiter 79 natural satellites of different sizes. This tells us something about the timing of the formation of these moon famil...


Up to 2% of Earth’s oldest mantle is made of diamond

They say despite its reputation for rarity and the value people have attributed to it, the discovery shows diamond is "perhaps not this exotic mineral" after ...


Bezos launches spacecraft higher than ever

During the 2016 test, ignition of the escape motor did not noticeably affect the reusable booster, which continued to fire before shutting down normally and fal...


Georges Lemaître, astronomer who proposed Big Bang Theory

Lemaitre gave his lecture and theory , Albert Einstein stood up and said: "this is the most attractive and satisfying explanation of the universe that I hav...


Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

And more than a third of those belong to a single planet: Jupiter . Sheppard, who is broadly interested in the formation of solar systems and has been involved...


Heat warnings issued for much of B.C.'s South Coast

It said in a statement: "The summertime heat continues over much of the inner south coast early this week". Unless you have an airconditioned home, you probab...


President Trump Says He Holds Putin 'Responsible' for Election Meddling

Amid bipartisan condemnation of Trump's embrace of a longtime USA enemy in Helsinki, the US president delivered a rare admission of error Tuesday, saying he mis...


Impressive sight: the detailed image of the center of the milky Way

A sum equal to about 23 billion rupees in Indian currency has been spent for MeerKAT. The construction of a MeerKAT cost to the government of the Republic o...


Adidas Will Only Use Recycled Plastic In Products By 2024

Adidas reported on Monday that it will be committing to only using recycled plastics by 2024. Plastic is cited as being one of the most common durable man...


Watch Blue Origin's high-altitude abort test during latest rocket launch

After that, both the capsule and the rocket safely returned to Earth. The rocket performed a "high altitude escape motor test", the company said on Twitter, s...


UK Government announces funding for spaceports

Lockheed Martin was awarded $31 million for two United Kingdom projects: Establishing vertical launch operations in Sutherland and a development program slated ...


A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one 'oddball'

The Blanco four-meter telescope, at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, is equipped with a camera able to spot very faint objects. TheyÂre c...


A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

The researchers targeted objects moving with Jupiter in the foreground, which revealed the 12 new moons. Nine of the dozen moons are well away from Jupiter ...


12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. Most likely to be pieces of a once larger moon that was b...


Deaths of 8 Rare Rhinos in Kenya Is 'Major Step Back'

The Kenya Wildlife Service had originally planned to translocate 14 black rhinos from two of Kenya's national parks: Nairobi and Lake Nakuru. Although conse...


Giant hogweed plant burns unsuspecting teen landscaper

Alex Childress, 17, was doing landscaping work near Fredericksburg when he chopped down a large weed, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. Health officials ha...


Heat warnings issued for Edmonton, much of Alberta

Environment Canada's weather advisory also warned of the damage that can occur during severe conditions. The agency is advising the public that fast-moving w...


NASA recorded the asteroid that threatens Earth

NASA made the asteroid "the most rare and unique minor planet in the Solar system, equilibrium of binary neas, whose halves are approximately equal to each oth...


South Africa Launched 64-Dish Huge Radio Telescope- MeerKAT

The biggest radio telescope of its kind in the southern hemisphere, MeerKAT looks like a cluster of eggs when you first see it about an hour's drive outside Car...