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Last-Minute Glitch Delays Launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

Last-Minute Glitch Delays Launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe As for the sun's corona, the fiery halo of shimmering light seen during a total solar eclipse, scientists hope the Parker Solar Probe can answer one of their most fundamental questions. We've studied it from missions that are close in, even as close as the planet Mercury. The heat shield is made of a 4.5-inch thick carbon composite foam material between two carbon fibre face sheets. [Full Article...]

Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower Boer said some folks near the Maple Fire in the Olympic National Forest or in the Cascades might still be dealing with smoke and haze and that could reduce visibility. They arise when the Earth passes through the debris of Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, which was discovered in 1862. The darker the sky the more meteors you will see. [Full Article...]

Partial Solar Eclipse 2018

Partial Solar Eclipse 2018 During the partial solar eclipse , Moon covers a certain portion of the Sun, which makes it appears as a disk or in a crescent shape. There is a myth that even chopping vegetables, fruits or any other eatables while the solar eclipse lasts, can contaminate or poison the food. [Full Article...]

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years The red planet is coming - closer, that is. Part of the problem is Mars' atmosphere. To get water to sit on the surface and stay there would require a much thicker atmosphere than it now has. The most available source is Carbon dioxide in the polar ice tops; which could be vaporized by using a melting accelerant dust or even high-powered explosives. [Full Article...]

Pakistan to witness century’s longest lunar eclipse on July 27-28

Pakistan to witness century’s longest lunar eclipse on July 27-28 Christian preachers John Hagee and Mark Blitz predicted that a tetrad - that's four lunar eclipses in a row - would hail the end of the world. "So during totality, those of us on Earth are watching the moon fall in to our shade". At that time, Earth blocks most of the sunlight that would usually hit the moon, so that much of the moon is in Earth's shadow. On Friday, skywatchers around the worl... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's women law clerks hail Court pick as 'advocate'

Kavanaugh's women law clerks hail Court pick as 'advocate' Supreme Court. The same Red-State Democrats who voted for Gorsuch will likely also vote for Kavanaugh . West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, battling for reelection in a state Trump won in 2016, in a statement on Kavanaugh's nomination, said the "Supreme Court will ultimately decide if almost 800,000 West Virginians with pre-existing conditions will lose their healthcare". [Full Article...]

Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Pruitt resigns

Trump's scandal-hit environment chief Pruitt resigns While the long-overdue departure of ceaselessly corrupt EPA chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday was undoubtedly a small win for the public and the planet, environmentalists were quick to note that " there's no happy ending to this story " as Pruitt is being replaced by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler , who worked for years as an aide to fervent climate-denier Sen. [Full Article...]

It is still hot and humid in Toronto

It is still hot and humid in Toronto Environment Canada warns that extreme heat affects everyone. The air temperature will be 30 or above until Friday when a cold front is forecast to pass through southern Ontario. The city has extended its pool hours and opened its seven cooling centres, which provide air-conditioned spaces and cold drinks. Sudbury has been under a heat warning since Friday. [Full Article...]

'Flying brain' created to follow German astronaut launches Friday

'Flying brain' created to follow German astronaut launches Friday Biniok says is an arduous process that a responsive, hands-free companion like CIMON can replace. SpaceX's next mission from Cape Canaveral is scheduled to launch into favorable skies early Friday just as the day's first light washes over the Space Coast. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory thru Sunday for Millburn Township

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory thru Sunday for Millburn Township He said there could be an "ever so little" increasing of the heat as the week progresses. Fryeburg's high Sunday was 92 degrees, with a heat index of 97 degrees. Mayor Lovely Warren has initiated a Cool Sweep Heat Emergency operation in anticipation of forecasted temperatures exceeding 90 degrees. Milwaukee reached a steamy feels like temperature of 109° with a dew point of 78° and local spots... [Full Article...]

The Liberal Meltdown Over Justice Kennedy Retiring

The Liberal Meltdown Over Justice Kennedy Retiring Wade . The strategy mirrors one Mr Trump has been pursuing for appointments to the lower courts, where younger than normal judges have often been selected. "We're going to have great judges, conservative, all picked by the Federalist Society", Trump said during an interview on Breitbart News radio. Brett Kavanaugh, a 53-year-old US Circuit judge, is widely reported to be the front-runner . [Full Article...]

Strawberry Moon and Saturn to put on dazzling display this week

Strawberry Moon and Saturn to put on dazzling display this week Europe and Africa will witness the eclipse during the evening hours, sometime between sunset and midnight on July 27, according to the reports. A lunar eclipse , commonly referred to as a "blood moon", graces the night sky. Including that penumbral time, the eclipse will last for 3 hours and 55 minutes. Joel 2:30-31 reads: "And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth , blood, and... [Full Article...]

Anger grows over separation of immigrant parents and kids at US border

Anger grows over separation of immigrant parents and kids at US border President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would sign something "pre-emptive" soon to solve the problem of immigrant families being separated at the U.S. The children are classified as unaccompanied minors, a legal term generally used for children who cross the border alone and have a possible sponsor in the US willing to care for them. [Full Article...]

SpaceX goes for its 11th launch of the year early on Monday

SpaceX goes for its 11th launch of the year early on Monday SpaceX said Monday the rocket's first stage used to launch the SES-12 satellite was initially deployed in September 2017 to support the Orbital Test Vehicle 5 mission. The goal of the launch is for the SES-12 spacecraft to reach geostationary orbit. SES-12 is designed for an operational life of some 15 years. "Once operational Crew Dragon missions are under way for NASA, SpaceX wi... [Full Article...]

Alberto: Heavy rains expected for Central Florida

Alberto: Heavy rains expected for Central Florida On top of that, there could be as much as $600 million in lost holiday spending as Alberto puts a damper on plans during the Memorial Day three-day weekend. The National Weather Service said rainfall amounts of 5 to 6 inches are expected in areas of Florida, Mississippi and Alabama , up until Tuesday . [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms in Caribbean, Will Drench Miami All Weekend

Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms in Caribbean, Will Drench Miami All Weekend As of the 5 pm update from the National Hurricane Center , the storm was maintaining winds of 40 miles per hour, the force of a weak tropical storm. The area of low pressure is forecasted to move into the Gulf of Mexico where conditions could become more favorable for organization. A tropical storm watch is in effect from Indian Pass, Florida to Grand Isle, Louisiana and a storm surge w... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored Lowell said the terms "witness or a subject or target of the investigation" were in fact "words that you guys in the media report and they make no sense to people who are practicing lawyers". "In each occasion, he answered all questions asked and did whatever he could to expedite the conclusion of all the investigations". He said his client was "looking forward to continuing to do the work the p... [Full Article...]

Amazon lowering prices at Whole Foods for Prime members

Amazon lowering prices at Whole Foods for Prime members When Amazon .com Inc. ( NASDAQ: AMZN ) bought Whole Foods, other grocery companies anxious that America's largest e-commerce company would use its delivery systems to make groceries more readily available, particularly for home delivery. [Full Article...]

Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched

Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched If the Nokia X6 comes out of China, we expect it to be launched as Android One device. Nokia X6 is constructed out of glass on the front and back with a metal frame. The greater part of the cameras are supported by some clever AI traps - foundation obscure, confront acknowledgment, dynamic articulation and channels. [Full Article...]

Honor 10 launched globally

Honor 10 launched globally The smartphone inherits the colour changing glass design from the Huawei P20 series of smartphones, which gives this smartphone a unique look depending on the angle of light hitting the smartphone. The new Honor 10 comes out with a metal and glass case, Huawei's own powerful SoC and a large screen that covers nearly the entire front panel in 19:9 format. [Full Article...]


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