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NASA's Opportunity Rover Encounters Perfect Dust Storm On Mars For Science

NASA's Opportunity Rover Encounters Perfect Dust Storm On Mars For Science NASA confirmed that Opportunity's subsystems had been knocked off as the Martian storm, which is enveloping the Red Planet and blocking out the sun, continues to intensify. "We need to consider the risks associated with these dust storms when designing future missions to Mars, not only in sizing their power sources (if they are solar powered), but also in terms of how the dust atmospheric heat... [Full Article...]

NASA Rover knocked out as giant dust storm engulfs Mars

NASA Rover knocked out as giant dust storm engulfs Mars The left starts with a blindingly bright mid-afternoon sky, with the sun appearing bigger because of brightness. Each frame corresponds to a tau value, or measure of opacity: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11. The device has nearly certainly entered low-power mode, with all systems shut down except for a trickle of energy keeping the bot's main clock ticking. [Full Article...]

U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

Under the United Bid proposal, the list of host cities for the world's most watched sporting event likely will include two or three in Canada, three in Mexico and 10 in the United States. It marks the fifth time the North African country has failed to secure the right to host the worldwide football tournament. The "United" bid from North America went in as the front-runner after inspectors g... [Full Article...]

Indian scientists discover planet 600 light years away from Earth

Indian scientists discover planet 600 light years away from Earth This new planet completes its revolution around the star in 19.5 days. The gravitational pull by any planet caused its sun-like stars to wobble around their common center of mass. It was designed by the members of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Division of PRL. Isro said very few such spectrographs exist around the world that allows such precise measurements. [Full Article...]

Aletta becomes first hurricane of eastern Pacific season

Aletta becomes first hurricane of eastern Pacific season Southeast. Aletta , which became a hurricane on Thursday afternoon, rapidly intensified in less than 24 hours. It was centered about 210 miles (340 kilometers) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, and was moving northwest at 10 mph (17 kph). The hurricane season in the Pacific officially began on May 15 and will end on November 30. It could grow into a Category 4 sometime Friday. It's happened seven ... [Full Article...]

Curiosity rover finds organic matter, unidentified methane source on Mars

Curiosity rover finds organic matter, unidentified methane source on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has found complex organic matter on the surface of the red planet. Curiosity also has confirmed sharp seasonal increases of methane in the Martian atmosphere. They thought mudstone rocks, formed from silt accumulated at the bottom of the ancient lake, might hold some clues and analyzed the powdered samples from Curiosity's Sample Analysis at Mars instrument... [Full Article...]

Ban on plastic use should start from every house, says Karimnagar Collector

Ban on plastic use should start from every house, says Karimnagar Collector There is a rubbish truck full of plastic entering our oceans every minute, with plastic packaging use predicted to double by 2020 and quadruple by 2050 , while globally, the level of recycling is only around 14% - it's clear we can not recycle our way out of this problem. [Full Article...]

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Uncovers Building Blocks of Life on Mars

The rover, which has allowed scientists to explore whether Mars ever boasted conditions conducive to life, in 2014 made the first definitive detection of organic molecules , also in Gale crater rock formed from ancient lake sediment - but it was a much more limited set of compounds. [Full Article...]

Children burned by Guatemala volcano arriving in Galveston for treatment

The images show lava shooting into the air as a glowing flow of molten lava floods down the mountain and a cloud of boiling ash lands on villages. On Tuesday, more eruptions from Fuego forced rescue workers to scramble for safety, with ash billowing up more than 16,000 feet, ABC News reported. [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches communications satellite

SpaceX launches communications satellite SES-8, launched in December 2013, and was also launched by SpaceX and was the rocket company's first geostationary launch, and also the first communications satellite to use a Falcon 9 rocket . So we're going really high. SES-12 is designed for an operational life of some 15 years. The satellite operator, SES , tweeted, "What a handsome start to the week!" The satellite will provide expansion ... [Full Article...]

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the government's long-awaited, big-budget strategy on Tuesday to save the plan to expand the oilsands pipeline. With files from the Canadian Press . "We're still looking at what I would say are commercially sensitive touch points". "For years and years and years, we've had pipelines built across Canada and the United States ". [Full Article...]

Alberto expected to make landfall in Florida this afternoon

Alberto expected to make landfall in Florida this afternoon Don't put away the rain gear as Alberto keeps moving north - thunderstorms are in the forecast every day this week, according to the National Weather Service . Winds are up to 65 miles per hour as the storm continues northward towards the Florida panhandle. Alberto will move further north in the Gulf Of Mexico, passing west of the peninsula of Florida. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm makes for rainy week in Columbia

Tropical storm makes for rainy week in Columbia Coastal areas could also experience 2 to 4 feet of storm surge. Thousands of Florida residents evacuated homes on Sunday as the storm headed north through the Gulf of Mexico. Alberto got an early jump on the 2018 hurricane season, which doesn't officially start until Friday. Gusty showers were to begin lashing parts of Florida on Sunday, and authorities were warning of the possibility of flas... [Full Article...]

No direct impact expected for NC from Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto

No direct impact expected for NC from Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto Governors in Florida, Mississippi and Alabama have declared a state of emergency ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto as it makes its way toward the Gulf of Mexico on a path that meteorologists say could strengthen the storm. Essentially, the characteristics of a subtropical system mean it lacks the punch to quickly increase in strength and become a hurricane. The official start of hurricane... [Full Article...]

Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election

Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election Her government has helped ensure strong business, a strong economy and a fairer society - accomplishments too important to abandon, Wynne said. There is also a split in the voting intentions between age groups, with those 18 to 44 years old opting for the NDP and those over 45 preferring the PCs. [Full Article...]

Arsenal confirm Emery appointment as Wenger successor

The 58-year-old Ancelotti is said to have agreed a two-year deal with an option for a third with the Serie A runner-up. "This team is a big team, with big players, good players and we think we need to change little things - a few players", Emery said. [Full Article...]

Yates keeps Giro lead as Dennis wins TT

Yates keeps Giro lead as Dennis wins TT Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates said he was satisfied with his day after finishing the 34.2km stage from Trento to Rovereto in 22nd position. "It really changes my tactics for the coming days, I think unfortunately for the fans I can be a lot more defensive", he added. [Full Article...]

Health officials concerned about public knowledge of Ebola outbreak in Congo

Health officials concerned about public knowledge of Ebola outbreak in Congo The vaccine, provided by U.S. company Merck, is still in the test stages but it was effective toward the end of the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,300 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia from 2014 to 2016. Dalung also said Nigeria was not going to Russian Federation for the tournament as a spectator but as a contender with the determination to bring the cup to Nigeria in July add... [Full Article...]

Apple planning new campus for North Carolina

Apple planning new campus for North Carolina Apple's move into North Carolina is expected to consist of two stages: a 1,000-employee leased site off Weston Parkway in Cary, followed by a move to a 300-acre site in Research Triangle Park in Wake County. The new campus will hold call center workers at first. Cook was throwing shots at Amazon's request for city proposals for its second campus. Apple wasn't immediately available to commen... [Full Article...]

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom Retailing at over $1,000, the Hydrogen One smartphone from RED will be a 'mobile game changer'. In case you're unfamiliar, the RED Hydrogen One is an, ambitious , Android smartphone which was announced previous year. We don't have an exact release date for the RED Hydrogen One, but Verizon says it will be available "later this year". Only AT&T is giving the public a first look at the futu... [Full Article...]