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NASA scientists BAFFLED by perfectly rectangular MILE-WIDE iceberg

NASA scientists BAFFLED by perfectly rectangular MILE-WIDE iceberg Brunt explained that tabular icebergs - which are usually wide, flat, and long - are created when ice shelves split. The US space agency said the object's sharp angles and flat surface suggested it had recently broken away from the Larsen C ice shelf. [Full Article...]

Rectangular iceberg floating in Antarctica spotted by NASA

NASA's ongoing, decades-long survey of polar ice has yielded some truly incredible photographs over the years, but one recent still captured what appears to be a perfectly, nearly impossibly rectangular iceberg. It even has a name: A tabular iceberg, a type of iceberg both broad and flat. She said there were two types of iceberg. "What makes this one a bit unusual is that it looks nearly like ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico’s Pacific Coast Hurricane Willa has quickly strengthened into a deadly Category 4 storm and will intensify further this week in wake of low wind shear and warm water temperatures. The southwestern Mexican coast is warned to brace for unsafe storm surges which will impact on Tuesday. A hurricane warning was posted for Mexico's western coast between San Blas and Mazatlan, including the Islas Marias, a nature rese... [Full Article...]

Harry urges Meghan to 'pace herself' during royal tour

Harry urges Meghan to 'pace herself' during royal tour Last year, Priyanka also famously defended Meghan Markle when a talk show host characterised her just as " Prince Harry's girlfriend". Harry, who presented medals to competitors in the road bike time trial, also spoke to Paul Guest, who has an Invictus tattoo on his face. [Full Article...]

Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show?

Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show? In fact, its shooting stars move at speeds close to 148,000 miles per hour! Meteors come from leftover comet particles and bits from broken asteroids. This meteor shower will be visible from everywhere on planet Earth, and you can best spot meteors between midnight and dawn if you find Orion the Hunter in the sky and look slightly to the north of Orion's sword. [Full Article...]

Hawking: "there is no God and no life after death"

Hawking: Hawking was known for being a staunch supporter of the Big Bang Theory of creation - the belief that the universe started by exploding out of an entity tinier than an atom. Lucy Hawking added that "He's also asking us not to go into the future blindly". And he raised a very good question: "How good is the track record of the human race in using advances in technology for the good of ordinary peo... [Full Article...]

NOAA’s winter forecast for JH looks warm and dry

NOAA’s winter forecast for JH looks warm and dry Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, US meteorologists said. Because of the uncertainty in seasonal prediction, NOAA's winter outlook is probabilistic in nature, meaning that a range of outcomes is possible in any area. [Full Article...]

Antarctic Ice Sheet "Sings" Thanks To The Winds Blowing On Its Surface

Antarctic Ice Sheet Winds whipping across the massive snow dunes left the shelf's icy covering rumbling like the pounding of a colossal drum. In an astounding new example, a team led by Julien Chaput of Colorado State University and the University of Texas, have revealed how the "songs" created by vibrations in the Ross Ice Shelf can be used to continuously monitor the changing conditions within the ice mass' top... [Full Article...]

Chinese City Wants to Launch Fake Moon to Illuminate Its Streets

Chinese City Wants to Launch Fake Moon to Illuminate Its Streets Officials in China are planning to launch a man-made moon to rest in the sky above the south-western city of Chengdu. Details on the "illumination satellite " are few, but Wu said it would be eight times brighter than the actual moon, could light an area 10 to 80 kilometers (6.2 to 50 miles) wide, and that its exact lighting range could be controlled within a few dozen meters, according to ... [Full Article...]

'No time to be nervous': cosmonaut, astronaut recount spacecraft mishap

'No time to be nervous': cosmonaut, astronaut recount spacecraft mishap NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced that a new crew will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on 20 December 2018 despite a recent rocket failure, Space Daily reports. The crew landed safely in Kazakhstan's steppe. The failure "only helped to solidify my appreciation for how robust that system is", said Hague, 43, in an online question-and-answer session with reporters... [Full Article...]

Flash floods tear through southwestern France

Flash floods tear through southwestern France This well-known weather pattern occurs 3 to 6 times a year in the region and almost always triggers flash flooding. Flash floods killed 13 people in southwest France Monday morning, mostly in the town of Trebes, officials said. Some people had to be helicoptered to safety from the roofs of their homes as overnight storms dumped several months of rain in just a few hours. "There's nothing lef... [Full Article...]

Trouble brewing as climate change affects beer supply

Trouble brewing as climate change affects beer supply Interested in Climate Change? It continued: "Although it may be argued that consuming less beer is not disastrous-and may even have health benefits-there is little doubt that for millions of people around the world, the climate impacts on beer consumption will add insult to injury". [Full Article...]

Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says

Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says He went on to contradict his previous outrageous claims, saying that 'I do not think it is a hoax. Trump has previously called climate change a hoax and said in November 2012 that the "concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump visits Florida communities damaged by Hurricane Michael

Trump visits Florida communities damaged by Hurricane Michael Michael barreled into the Florida Panhandle last week as a Category 4 hurricane with 155 miles per hour winds that practically flattened the town of Mexico Beach . President Donald Trump visited Florida on Monday (Oct 15), almost a week after Hurricane Michael slammed the southern U.S. state, where thousands of people are struggling to survive without running water or electricity. [Full Article...]

Scientists produce healthy mice born to same-sex parents

Scientists produce healthy mice born to same-sex parents About 14 percent of the pups survived, grew to adulthood and were fertile, the scientists report. "This technology has about a million implications for the future". The mice were normal, lived to adulthood, and had babies of their own, according to the study. Bipaternal mouse pups have also been produced. Scientists in China have bred healthy mice from same-sex parents for the first time. [Full Article...]

Hopes fade for more hurricane survivors

Hopes fade for more hurricane survivors Florida Governor Rick Scott accompanied the National Guard on Saturday to survey the devastation by air, centering on the counties of Franklin, Holmes, Washington and Gadsden, in the northwestern part of the state, where Michael made landfall on Wednesday as a Category 4 hurricane, reports Efe news. [Full Article...]

Search Crews Look for the Dead and the Living in Florida

Search Crews Look for the Dead and the Living in Florida Ahead of Michael among US hurricanes were the 1935 Labor Day hurricane, which left 485 dead; Hurricane Camille, which killed 259 people in 1969, and Hurricane Andrew in 1992, which resulted in 65 deaths, and. Florida Senator Bill Nelson went to Panama City, up the coast from Mexico Beach , and was stunned by what he saw. Florida governor Rick Scott said officials do "not know enough" about th... [Full Article...]

16 deaths in vast trail of destruction after Hurricane Michael hits Florida

16 deaths in vast trail of destruction after Hurricane Michael hits Florida Cellphone service remained down Friday in some of the areas hit the hardest, with the only lifelines for some being satellite phones carried by news crews. Rescue teams were using sniffer dogs in Mexico Beach on Friday in a search for victims who may be buried under the rubble in the debris-strewn community. [Full Article...]

US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing

US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing A source in the Russian space agency said that rescue workers had reached the crew. There are now three crew members aboard the ISS: NASA astronaut Serena M. In public comments about the launch and rescue operations , he said he saw NASA staff come together to support Hague's family after the launch failure. [Full Article...]

Air Force Doles Out $2.3B for Space Launch Contracts

Air Force Doles Out $2.3B for Space Launch Contracts Through public-private partnership agreements, the goal of the acquisition strategy is to satisfy federal law by ensuring that the US maintains assured access to space, with at least two domestic launch service providers and without reliance on non-allied rocket propulsion systems. [Full Article...]


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