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ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact with lander

After this, the location of the lander on the moon was detected with the help of Chandrayaan 2's orbiter, but still, contact with Vikram lander could not be...


2 big asteroids flying by Earth pose no risk

Gianluca Masi, Scientific Director at The Virtual Telescope , told Salon in an explanation that novice space experts can see its fly-by, which is at 7:54 pm on ...


Florida mother of 4 found dead; her kids remain missing

Casei Jones, 32, and her children were reported missing by loved ones Saturday evening after they had not seen her in six weeks, according to the Marion Coun...


Water Found Recently on One of The Potentially Habitable Planet

With roughly eight times the density of Earth - and thus, eight times the gravity - an average human on K2-18b would weigh 1 ton. This alien world has drawn the...


Planet within habitable zone contains water; states finding

This enabled us to make the first successful detection of an atmosphere with water vapour around a non-gaseous planet, which is also located within the habitab...


NASA releases first clear images of distant Kuiper Belt object

The scenario to form such a body is that probably numerous small planetesimals came together in the outer solar system in a small region early on, the two of th...


China’s lunar probe may land on the moon’s far side tonight

A photo taken at 11:40 a.m. and sent back by Chang'e 4 shows a small crater and a barren surface that appears to be illuminated by a light from the lunar ex...


Trump administration to revoke water protection rule

WOTUS was already on hold in IN, one of 27 states where federal courts had blocked it as an intrusion on state authority. McCabe's indictment would be drama...


Nobody seems to know if India’s Moon lander survived its crash landing

The space agency has said that "all possible efforts are being made to establish communication" with the Vikram lander. The lander will then separate from the...


Hubble just detected water vapor around a distant exoplanet

Also on rt.com Seeing double? This is also the first time that water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of an exoplanet that is not a gas giant. "It ma...


South Florida weather forecast: Heavy rain, wind this weekend

The system is producing a cluster of rain and thunderstorms near the Turks and Caicos, and will slowly move northwest over the next several days. After the sc...


Japan May Be Forced to Dump Radioactive Fukushima Water Into the Pacific

According to TEPCO, that proverbial tipping point will come in 2022, so naturally, the Japanese government is reviewing ideas and plans for just what to do with...


Rare full moon to appear on Friday the 13th across the US

Jose Herrera said: "Next Friday is Friday the 13th and it's gonna be a Full Moon so if y'all see me in the woods dancing naked, mind your business". If you mi...


India's moon mission locates landing craft, no communication yet

Isro chief K Sivan had described the final moments, when Vikram would touch down on the moon's surface, as the most terrifying part of the mission . Space exp...


Hurricane Dorian churns dangerously close to the U.S. East Coast

It was the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the Bahamas. "This is just preliminary information", Minnis told a news conference. "The Mud, as ...


Acer Tips 300Hz Gaming Laptop, $14,000 Gaming Chair

Cheaper being a relative term, of course, because the new Predator Thronos Air is still eye-wateringly expensive. The gaming PC that'll be used with the cha...


'Chandrayaan-2 will help set up permanent presence of man on Moon'

Chandrayaan 2 is India's second mission to the moon . Following the landing, the rover "Pragyaan" will roll out from "Vikram" between 5.30 am and 6.30 am. "...


Hurricane Dorian Washes up 16 Bricks of Cocaine on Florida Beaches

Melbourne police were now investigating the brick that had a word beginning with DIAMANT on the packaging. Local authorities did not estimate the value of the i...


Overwatch Comes To Switch Next Month

Games on show will include Pokémon Sword & Shield and Luigi's Mansion 3 . Finally, there's the possibility that we'll get to learn more about the Ninten...


Overwatch is reportedly coming to Switch in October

The presentation will be held on Nintendo's official YouTube , Twitter , and Twitch channels. It's likely that during the Nintendo Direct scheduled for 6 ...


India's Chandrayaan-2 ready for moon landing

Vikram, the lander and Pragyan , the rover sitting inside Vikram successfully broke away for the orbiter, pushing the homegrown Chandrayaan-2 mission closer to...


ISRO: Separation of moon lander Vikram successful

After the lower orbit is achieved by the lander-rover, the powered descent to the lunar surface will begin at about 1:40am on September 7. Lander Vikram has...


Genes explain up to 25 pct of same-sex behavior

All of these traits arise from an ensemble of thousands of genes, each exerting a minute influence on the individual, and the "environment", a vague catch-all t...


EPA Proposes to Roll Back Methane Regulations

An EPA fact sheet shows the changes would result in an estimated 370,000 short tons of methane emissions that would have been prevented under the old rule and...


Vernal Equinox 2019: Google Doodles Celebrate as Earth's Seasons Change

After today, the Northern Hemisphere will tilt towards the sun, giving us longer, sunnier and - thankfully - warmer days. This is when the sun passed over the...


Students Can Now Compete to Name NASA’s Next Mars Rover

The test is available to K-12 students in the U.S. who should present the name of the rover alongside a unique, short eassay of a limit of 150 words. The victor...


This EPA Rollback Has a Twist

Interested in Trump Administration? The move is the most recent in a series of policies meant to reverse policies put in place under the Obama administratio...


Hundreds of US teens join Greta Thunberg in UN protest

Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of other teenagers protesting outside the United Nations Friday in her first demonstration ...


Florida prepares to open shelters as Hurricane Dorian approaches

New York City emergency responders were deployed to Florida on Friday night to help with preparations as Hurricane Dorian became a Category 4 storm . Astrona...


Bahamas urges people to evacuate as Category 4 Dorian nears

Saturday. "There's been a notable change overnight to the forecast of Dorian after Tuesday", the National Hurricane Center said on Twitter Saturday morning ,...


Kim Campbell panned for wishing hurricane would hit Trump's private club

On Thursday, Campbell continued on the matter by tweeting, "Well, we will see if Mrs". Campbell went on to tweet about the storm, making reference to Mar-a-L...


Be watching the night sky this weekend for the Northern Lights

If you don't know what "auroral activity" means, that's okay. The lights are best viewed when the sky is at its absolutely darkest, so if you want the best ch...


Hurricane Dorian continues to strengthen; Van Denton has the latest update

Then Dorian could get stronger - and set its sights on Florida . The storm will head for the Southeast coast of the United States of America and is on trac...


Hurricane Dorian Is Gaining Strength As It Heads Toward Florida

The forecast is for the storm to intensify steadily into a Category 2 hurricane, and then a category 3 during the weekend. The National Hurricane Center's p...


Vast 'pumice raft' found drifting through Pacific Ocean

A giant pumice raft was discovered by an Australian couple sailing near Fiji. A very big floating raft of volcanic rock that emerged from an underwater v...