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US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change

US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change The U.S. will probably announce that it is rejoining Paris on the first day of the incoming Biden administration. The former vice president tweeted the news on the same day that the United States officially withdrew from the landmark climate change agreement. [Full Article...]

Kayakers in California barely avoid being swallowed by a feeding humpback whale

Kayakers in California barely avoid being swallowed by a feeding humpback whale I'm dead.' I thought it was going to land on me. She said she and her friend could see whales off in the distance. A whale came up underneath them and caused them to capsize. It was the weirdest thought. Liz told Fox 26 News: 'I'm thinking to myself, "I'm gonna push". I'm thinking, 'I'm dead. "Next thing I know, I'm under water". [Full Article...]

NASA plans asteroid mission more valuable than world economy

NASA plans asteroid mission more valuable than world economy This theory has been supported by estimates of Psyche's bulk density, spectra, and radar surface properties, all of which show it to be an object unlike any others in the asteroid belt. The spacecraft will reach Psyche in January 2026. By examining this rare specimen, it grants us the chance to study the inner core of Earth . It's roughly 225km in diameter, which is almost the size of MA, and is ... [Full Article...]

Earth-Sized Free Floating Rogue Planet Discovered in Milky Way

Earth-Sized Free Floating Rogue Planet Discovered in Milky Way It's a big claim, but an upcoming mission might actually prove it. Scientists say it is the smallest "rogue" planet ever found. A New study , The same astronomers have now discovered such a tiny planet. Chile's Las Campanas Observatory collected the data with the help of the Warsaw Telescope. The OGLE team is proficient at using this technique, having detected many rogue planets before. [Full Article...]

Rare "blue moon" will be visible over Ireland on Halloween night

Rare Blue Moon will be visible on 31st October that is today around 8.19 pm. As you gaze at the handsome blue moon this Halloween, let us relish in just how special it is but also remember how far we have come since the last time it happened. The magazine published an article, Once in a Blue Moon , by James Hugh Proud, who cited the 1937 ME farmer's almanac , but with a simpler definition. [Full Article...]

Will There Be a Full Moon on Halloween 2020?

Will There Be a Full Moon on Halloween 2020? That's right, a Halloween full Hunter's Moon will rise above the city this Saturday night for the first time in many years, providing all the creepy ambiance needed to have a happy and haunted Halloween. That obsession with the moon goes back to Celtic traditions and the early Christian All Hallows Day celebrated on November 1. Having a second Full Moon in one given month does not change its colou... [Full Article...]

U.S. death toll from Hurricane Zeta rises to six

U.S. death toll from Hurricane Zeta rises to six Zeta is moving quickly toward the northeast at 39 miles per hour (62 kmh). At least 32.7 million people from the Gulf Coast toward the Carolinas were under Tropical Storm warnings Thursday morning. Hurricane and storm surge warnings have been discontinued for all of Louisiana and the MS coast, but coastal areas of Alabama have been warned the storm surge threat remains due to remnant winds lef... [Full Article...]

Astronomers find smallest 'rogue planet' in the Milky Way

Astronomers find smallest 'rogue planet' in the Milky Way Astronomers can also measure the motion of the star caused by the planet. "Our discovery demonstrates that low-mass free-floating planets can be detected and characterized using ground-based telescopes", the study's co-author, Prof. "Observer on Earth will see a temporary brightening of the source, which we call a gravitational microlensing event". "That is why modern experiments looking for... [Full Article...]

Zeta strengthens on course to hit New Orleans with wind, floods

Zeta strengthens on course to hit New Orleans with wind, floods On Dauphin Island, off the coast of Alabama, marina workers prepared for Zeta , although in some places there was little left to protect after Hurricane Sally hit in September. Oil and gas producers have evacuated 231 offshore production facilities and shut wells producing two-thirds of the offshore region's oil production and 45% of its natural gas output. [Full Article...]

'God of Chaos' asteroid set to hit earth! (In 48 years time)

'God of Chaos' asteroid set to hit earth! (In 48 years time) This process causes a slight change in their orbits. Apophis asteroid was discovered by Arizona Observatory on June 19, 2004. Researchers monitored "Apophis" with the "Subaru" telescope earlier this year, and determined that its speed increased after analysis, known as the "Yarkovsky" effect. [Full Article...]

Finalement, Cyberpunk 2077 ne sortira pas en novembre

Finalement, Cyberpunk 2077 ne sortira pas en novembre Certains d'entre vous se demandent peut-être aussi ce que ces mots signifient alors que nous disons avoir atteint le statut Gold il y a quelque temps. Adam Badowski et Marcin Iwiński en profitent du coup pour expliquer que ce terme " Gold " est souvent mal compris par le public et qu'il signifie avant tout que le jeu est prêt, qu'on peut le terminer dans son entièreté et que l'ensemble du cont... [Full Article...]

NASA Discovers of Water on Sunlit surface of Moon

NASA Discovers of Water on Sunlit surface of Moon Here are four key things to know about the discovery. "Artemis will harness the largest and most diverse human space exploration coalition in history, and the signing of this MOU is the first step in what will be a historic journey of discovery". [Full Article...]

Conditions deteriorating along portions of the US Gulf Coast

Conditions deteriorating along portions of the US Gulf Coast After landfall, Zeta is forecast to continue north where it may join a winter storm over the Great Plains and dump flooding rains across the eastern US through the rest of the week. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate and hurricane scientist Jim Kossin studied the effect and found storms now are more likely to rapidly intensify than they did in the 1980s and "a lot of that ... [Full Article...]

Coral larger than Empire State Constructing present in Nice Barrier Reef

Coral larger than Empire State Constructing present in Nice Barrier Reef This mammoth coral reef was discovered by researchers of the Schmidt Ocean Institute on October 20 who were conducting underwater mapping of the northern Great Barrier Reef seafloor. "It's unbelievable not only to map this discovery with SuBastian in 3D, but also to see it visually". New ocean views open up to us, revealing the diverse ecosystems and life forms that share the planet with us. [Full Article...]

Molecular water "unambiguously" detected on the Moon for first time

Molecular water However, Russian-state media has claimed that the USSR actually discovered water on the Moon nearly 50 years ago. Orbital and impactor missions over the past 20 years, such as NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, confirmed ice in permanently shadowed craters around the Moon's poles. [Full Article...]

October to Be a Blue Moon Month

October to Be a Blue Moon Month So, if there's a full moon on October 31, it has to be the second full moon of the month - making it a blue moon . Simply put, it is being called a Blue Moon because it will be the second of two full Moons to occur in a single calendar month. [Full Article...]

US Female Astronaut Casts Vote From International Space Station

US Female Astronaut Casts Vote From International Space Station Rubins shared her voting selfie from orbit after stating before her launch earlier this month that she would cast her ballot from the International Space Station . It's the same form military members and their families fill out while serving outside of the US. As the astronauts move to Houston, Texas for their training, they choose to vote as Texas residents. [Full Article...]

Zeta likely a hurricane before hitting Yucatan, heading for US

Zeta likely a hurricane before hitting Yucatan, heading for US The video below has all the details on this wild and wacky weather. Although some showers could move in as early as Wednesday night, the bulk of the heaviest rain is expected to fall in the Garden State during the day and night on Thursday. [Full Article...]

NASA narrows the field of firms to build its Artemis lunar lander

NASA narrows the field of firms to build its Artemis lunar lander The total value of the contracts to all three companies is $967 million for the 10-month-base period of the project. This money will not be distributed evenly, however, as Blue Origin, led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, will get $US579 ($889) million, reports Spaceflight Now. [Full Article...]

Epsilon remains Category 1 hurricane

Epsilon remains Category 1 hurricane In addition to the winds, large ocean swells generated by Epsilon are already affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Leeward Islands, and they are expected to reach portions of the U.S. The storm was located about 615 miles (995 kilometers) east-southeast of Bermuda as of 5 p.m. EDT and it was moving northwest at 13 mph (20 kph). Epsilon had maximum sustained winds of 90 mi... [Full Article...]


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