Thursday, 24 January, 2019

"Farout" Is The Most Distant Object In Our Solar System

Farout is approximately 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter, which is somewhat larger than "the G...

Winter trifecta: Solstice, full moon, meteor shower on Friday, Saturday

The solstice , which marks the start of winter, is actually a single moment in the Earth's orbit wh...

Modified ivy uses synthetic rabbit gene to clean the air

Houseplants have always been used to reduce indoor air pollution levels, but research shows they do ...

NASA InSight's marsquake detector is ready to listen to Mars' heartbeat

Korolev worked on the Sputnik program, the Vostok program that carried the first human into space in...

That's the Doodle on search engine Google's page on Winter Solstice day. Since the Earth is ti...

The answer: Probably a meteor. Reports of the sightings were made as far away as Sacramento, the Tah...

Under the new waste strategy, packaging producers & retailers would be forced to pay the total cost ...

There has been no official confirmation of the move. Another official at the foreign ministry conf...

Australia's environment minister, Melissa Price, said it remained opposed to "all forms of commercia...

Rocket launches from the California air base have created stunning light shows in the skies over the...

It is next is due to shine brightly in the night sky on December 23. "By my count, there have been...

Just 19 minutes later at 8:30 a.m. CST Blue Origin will be launching its suborbital New Shepard caps...

It was previously thought that pterosaurs were covered in fur called "pycnofibres" - fundamentally d...

The U.S. participated heavily in the talks, winning a concession from China on accounting for emiss...

The spaceship then ignited its engines and continued traveling at about 3 times the speed of sound. ...

The " ring rain " drains an amount of water that could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool in half a...

Michal Kurtyka, a Polish official chairing the talks in Katowice, gaveled the deal Saturday after di...

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was set to launch GPS III SV01, the first of an advanced new navigation sa...

All of this took months of careful engineering and when finally completed, it did ruin the day for a...

The culprit: " ring rain ", a phenomenon in which particles and gases fall into the planet's atmos...

SpaceX's incredibly busy slate of 2018 launches is showing not signs of slowing down in the waning m...

When the team discovered " Farout ", it took multiple nights of observing to determine its AU distan...

An anonymous tip about deer poaching triggered the Missouri Department of Conservation's inves...

SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity , reached an altitude of 82,682 metres after being released by its carrie...

It surpassed the height the US Air Force considers the boundary of space (80km), and marks the first...

The Christmas comet, or Comet 46P/Wirtanen , started to brighten last month but will become increas...

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket test launched from Mahia Peninsula earlier in the year. Another aims to...

That's about 30 times the distance to the moon. She said the comet will be below and to the left o...

The Obama era regulation provoked a spate of lawsuits from various states and private organizations ...

But while in some dark rural areas it will be visible to the naked eye, astronomers are recommending...

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The massive mosaic image of the Triangulum galaxy (M33) was released on January 7 and shows one ...

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ( TESS ) has found three confirmed exoplanets in its...

Despite that lifeguards closed beaches, Sturges warned that even those of the organisms that washed ...

The first partial solar eclipse of 2019 will take place on January 6. The eclipse will take plac...