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Central Pennsylvania weather: Marginal risk of severe weather tomorrow

FRIDAY-NEXT WEEKEND: Looking ahead, a few spotty showers remain possible on Friday, otherwise mostly cloudy. Highs will reach the 60s in most locations. Calm wi...


Idris Elba slams claims he 'faked' coronavirus for money

That makes me preferential conditions? Elba, 47, also responded to popular notion that celebrities have better access to coronavirus tests as they are rich. M...


First launch for Space Force planned from Florida on Thursday

The rocket carrying the satellite is an Atlas V , and the mission looks good to proceed as of Thursday morning in terms of both weather and systems checks. T...


Waste recycling centres close in North Yorkshire

They also advised putting bins out before 5am, as waste collection teams will now work on separate shifts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, with one collection...


What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space

Here are the five biggest takeaways. Voyager 1 had actually found signs of a leaky bubble as well. The researchers said the heliopause appeared to be much t...


SpaceX reveals timeline for first manned flight to International Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are as yet anticipating leading the primary kept an eye on business team program dispatch to space as right on time as May, showing that the ti...


Oldest modern bird species so far discovered in Belgian limestone quarry

Using high-resolution X-ray CT scans, the researchers peered through the rock to see what was lying beneath the surface. It lived during the Cretaceous period (...


NASA awards long-term Orion production contract to Lockheed Martin

Now, NASA is formalizing its plans with a long-term contract for Lockheed Martin . "If NASA follows through on that option, Lockheed would "[leverage] spac...


SpaceX Postpones Starlink Launch

The rocket's onboard computer triggered the shutdown moments before the scheduled 9:22 AM EDT takeoff after detecting an issue with one of the engines. SpaceX w...


Oil Prices Resume Losses as Morning Rally Loses Legs

Brent crude was trading down $2.03, or more than 7%, at $26.70 a barrel after dropping as low as $26.66, its weakest since late 2003. Rates to store oil at t...


Be cautious viewing Snow Moon

A bright full moon rises above NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 2017. Many astronomy buffs, including those at the reputable Sky & Telescope magaz...


Six-fold jump in polar ice loss lifts world's oceans

A British Antarctic Survey two-man field camp next to The Obelisk on Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula. The combined rate of ice loss for the pair was run...


'Super Snow Moon' to light up nighttime skies this weekend

This month, it falls on February 10 and the heavenly body itself is traditionally called a "snow moon" on this month. February's supermoon past year over Lo...


Poachers kill world's only female white giraffe

Poachers have killed Kenya's only white female giraffe and her calf , the Northern Rangelands Trust reported today. The news of the death of the female gir...


Shedding Light on Human Genetic Diversity in Africa

A mysterious population of ancient humans lived in West Africa about half a million years ago, and scientists believe their genes still live on in people toda...


NASA chooses 2 investigations for the Moon mission

NASA's proceeded with a battle with overseeing SLS Program expenses and timetable can affect the Agency's aspiring objectives for the Artemis program, peruses t...


'London Patient' Is Second Person Ever to Be Cured of HIV

The other cured HIV patient is known as the "Berlin Patient" and has been off ART therapy for 13 years with undetectable plasma HIV RNA. Leading researcher Pr...


'London patient' cured of HIV reveals identity for the first time

Castillejo, a.k.a. the "London patient," made global headlines at the 2019 CROI conference when his case report became the second case of HIV remission rec...


Pint-sized bird may be smallest dinosaur yet

The delicate skull is smaller than that of a Bee Hummingbird , the smallest living bird, and it belongs to a new species, Oculudentavis khaungraae . The find ...


Super full worm moon captured over Metro Vancouver

According to NASA , native tribes in the northern and eastern US named the full moon after the earthworm casts - fertilizer produced by the worms - that ap...


Officials Prepare to Receive Ship With Coronavirus Victims in California

Those needing acute medical care were set to come off first. Jubilation as the ship nears dock at last . The passenger likely infected his dining room serv...


US State Department urges Americans to avoid cruise ships

He has downplayed the threat posed by the epidemic, which has killed more than 3,500 people since emerging in China, suggesting cases were "going very substanti...


Massive asteroid will pass Earth next month

That's precisely how some clickbait headlines have described a massive space rock called Asteroid 52768 (1998 OR2), which NASA says will indeed approach Earth...


EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against coronavirus

A full list of products can be found bl clicking on the related link. While the EPA-approved coronavirus disinfectants list does provide several options ...


Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa to Fly By Earth on April 29

And scientists at NASA's Sentry System believe that it is not expected to collide with our planet. Although this isn't the biggest asteroid to enter Earth's...


Remains found may be missing 15-month old Evelyn Boswell

The agency says an autopsy on the remains is pending. According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, investigators searched the home of a family member in...


EU's new Green Deal is too little too late, claim climate activists

Emma Citron, a consultant clinical child psychologist based in London, said young people were clearly fearful about climate change with the survey finding 58 pe...


NASA Commits to Long-term Artemis Missions with Orion Production Contract

The statement foresees potential Australian contributions in areas of mutual interest such as robotics, automation, and remote asset management - similar to t...


A Full 'Worm Moon' Is Happening This Month-Here's What That Means

If you have a busy schedule and/or cloudy skies this weekend, you can still check out supermoons in both April and May, though neither will be quite as impressi...


SpaceX To Transport Private Astronauts To ISS For Axiom Next Year

The goal is to use a Crew Dragon spaceship and fly three passengers and an Axiom-trained commander to the International Space Station. "This history-making fl...


Scientists used CRISPR inside an adult patient's body for the first time

The operation took place at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. "It's very exciting because as an inherited retinal disease specialist, I se...


NASA's Curiosity Mars rover takes 1.8 billion pixel panorama of Mars

Ashwin Vasavada, a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The Perseverance rover is undergoing "final assembly and checkout" at the NASA Kennedy Spa...


COVID-19: A second probable coronavirus case has been identified in Quebec

Iran has been one of the hardest-hit countries by the new coronavirus, which originated in China. Vanessa Allen says the next step is to help hospitals develo...


Astronomers detect biggest explosion in history of universe

The two space observatories, along with radio data from telescopes in Australia and India, confirmed that the curvature was, indeed, part of a cavity. The...


Over 1,970 coronavirus cases confirmed in China, death toll at 56

Increasingly drastic anti-disease efforts began with the January 22 suspension of plane, train and bus links to Wuhan , the city of 11 million people where the...