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Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday - Scientist

Total lunar eclipse will be visible throughout most of Asia (including Qatar), Africa, Europe, Australia, Southern America, and parts of Northern America. Mos...


July 28: Catch the century's longest total lunar eclipse

It'll last for more than an hour seen from the UK. The main place over the Atlantic to see the blood moon will be South America, which will get the last look ...


Boeing Commercial Crew Pad Abort Test On Hold

We're probably just hearing about this now because Boeing also says it knows what caused the problem and has taken corrective action. The Starliner and Crew...


Flash flood watch into early Tuesday for Northern Virginia

Much of the severe flooding in America has occurred around the Mississippi River and in Texas, as well as along the Gulf Coast and Florida, because those areas ...


Government has lost its grip on packaging recycling obligations system, suggests report

The risk that companies over-claim is potentially more acute for exporters than for UK-based recycling companies, with risks that some exported material is not ...


First firm evidence for liquid water on Mars

The researchers said that the lake is about 20km across and at least one metre deep, which apparently qualifies it to be a lake according to the lead research...


EPA chief: US needs a single standard for fuel efficiency

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will also look to limit California's regulatory powers by barring it from regulating greenhouse gases. "They ...


Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile Of Ice

But researchers are excited about the potential for future finds, because if liquid water could be found at Mars' south pole, it might be elsewhere too. Geoph...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening this week

The next lunar eclipse that will be visible in North America will be next winter: January 21, 2019. The time of greatest eclipse will be at 4:21 p.m. The penu...


Scientists find lake of 'liquid water' on Mars

Located under a layer of Martian ice, the lake is about 20 kilometers (12 miles) wide, said the report led by Italian researchers in the U.S. journal Science ....


Miles of Water Found on Mars. Could It Support Life?

This particular lake, however, would not be drinkable, and lies nearly a mile deep (1.5 kilometers) beneath the icy surface in a harsh and frigid environment. S...


Red Planet comes closer to Earth than since 2003 and Neanderthal Age

The next Mars close approach is on 6 October 2020 when the planet will be 38.6 million miles away. Mars Close Approach takes place about every 26 months, ...


SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites Into Space Aboard Falcon 9 Rocket

Elon Musk's rocket company is scheduled to launch a batch of 10 satellites for sat-phone company Iridium from Vandenburg Air Force Base before sunrise. The cros...


There may once have been life on the Moon, researcher says

Unfortunately for billions of people across the rest of the planet, however, their corners of the Earth won't be facing the moon at the time, so they'll miss ou...


Welcome to Mars-now with a liquid lake!

Depending on where and how you look, you can find plenty of water on Mars. But there's little heat flowing from the geologically dead interior of Mars, and unde...


Liquid water 'lake' is discovered on Mars

Dr Manish Patel from the Open University told BBC News: "We are not closer to actually detecting life, but what this finding does is give us the location of w...


Massive liquid water lake found on Mars, raising hopes of Martian life

The nature of reflections off the subterranean features offer scientists information about exactly what lies beneath the surface and the data says there is ...


SpaceX launches Telstar 19 Vantage for Telesat

The satellite, Telstar 19 VANTAGE , will maintain a geosynchronous orbit, and will enter commercial operations once its in-orbit tests are completed. The compa...


SA to witness longest lunar eclipse of the century this week

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes completely behind Earth and into its shadow. "If you can see the full moon you will be able to observe the ecli...


Canada to witness longest lunar eclipse of 21st century this week

The eclipse will be the most visible in Central parts of Asia and Eastern Africa - but does that include the USA, India, the United Kingdom and Australia? An ...