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Today Is Earth Overshoot Day and That Is Not a Good Thing

Other ways to address the overshoot include reducing meat consumption, developing wildlife-friendly renewable energy sources and universal access to birth contr...


Sunita Williams, 8 others to fly on Boeing, SpaceX spacecraft

NASA has assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring human launches back to the U.S. NASA astronaut Bo...


NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday

NASA on Friday is scheduled to announce the crews of the first flights to fly from United States soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group ...


UAE stargazers will get the chance to see Mars up close tonight

The nearest point to Earth in Mars' elliptical orbit came at around 1100 GMT on Tuesday, NASA said. Additionally, gravitational pull of the planets within our...


SpaceX Will Be Ready to Transport Humans in April 2019, NASA Estimates

NASA and Boeing announced earlier this year they were studying it, but Mulholland said August 1 no decision would be made about using the test flight in tha...


Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

Representatives of the USA auto industry praised the administration's proposal, even as some automakers privately have expressed unease at the prospect of abrup...


Trump Administration Aims to Freeze Fuel Standards, End Tougher California Rules

Easing requirements that cars be more fuel efficient should make them both cheaper and safer, getting vehicles with the latest safety developments in the hands ...


Congrats! We've used Earth's quota for 2018

In order to change the consumption level, overfishing, forest overharvesting and high Carbon dioxide emissions need to be reduced, AccuWeather reports . They...


Don’t miss your date with century’s longest Lunar Eclipse on July 27

On the same night and over the coming days, Mars will be at its closest point to Earth since 2003 - visible as a " bright red star" where skies are clear. ...


The longest Moon eclipse in this century was visible in Slovakia

Therefore, the full Month will appear the smallest this year, and to pass the Earth's shadow, it would need more time. The carnival served as a platform to di...


NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) begins operations

For a satellite, that means more than a shower and a cup of coffee: It entails a commissioning period of testing and adjustmentsbefore scientists can truly rely...


Stop And Look Up: Mars Is Super Close To Earth Right Now

With Mars in closest position to Earth in a long time, you should be able to see it starting sunset and have the view until sunrise. "Look to the south tonight ...


Half whale, half dolphin . . . just call me a wolphin

The hybrid species is pictured in this undated photo. The animal is a cross between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin. He's believe to be the...


Rep. Costello on Cohen vs. Trump: 'Playing Field' Now Different

President Donald Trump's eldest son changed his account of the meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign over the weekend, saying Sunday J...


Chennaiites lose sleep watching longest lunar eclipse of 21st C

The partial eclipse will be seen around 11.54pm on Friday, while the total eclipse will be visible around 1am on Saturday. Robert Massey, deputy executi...


Your Guide to Seeing Spectacular Views of Mars This Weekend

But you might be able to get a good view of Mars. What is happening on July 27, and what will we see? In this position [opposition], the Sun, Earth, and M...


Blood Moon Dazzles Star Gazers Around The World

But Robert Massey, from the Royal Astronomical Society, reassured the doubters. By 5.30am, the moon was totally eclipsed. The next total lunar eclipse i...


Kenya blames negligence for death of 10 endangered black rhinos - minister

The one surviving animal from June's attempt to transfer 11 rhinos from Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East is in a critical condition and co...


Walt Disney Joins Move to Eliminate Plastic Straws

The plan will impact the company's theme parks, cruise line operations and hotels by mid-2019. If it passes, businesses offering food and drinks within the city...


Cloud cover set to block Northern Ireland's view of rare blood moon

We may not be able to see this week's total lunar eclipse here in D.C., but you can take in the views from around the world via livestream. Meanwhile, Mars...