• Astronomers Announce 12 Previously Undiscovered Jupiter Moons
Astronomers Announce 12 Previously Undiscovered Jupiter Moons

Sheppard said in a statement " Jupiter occurred only in the sky nearby the exploration regions where we were observing for very distant solar system objects, so we were capable to realize new moons around Jupiter , as well as in exploration of planets on the edges of our solar system".

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  • Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on launch Wednesday
Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on launch Wednesday

This is the ninth test of the reusable New Shepard system and the third in which it has included commercial payloads on its short suborbital flights. Piloted test flights are expected to start later this year, but no target dates have been announced. Unlike NASA's Mercury and Apollo spacecraft, which jettisoned their escape rockets before reach...

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  • A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter
A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

Scientists were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system past year when they pointed their telescopes close to Jupiter's backyard, according to Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington. These outer moons take roughly two years to circle Jupiter. It's further away than the prograde moons, taking around...

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  • Blazar-made intergalactic 'ghost' heralds new era in astronomy
Blazar-made intergalactic 'ghost' heralds new era in astronomy

The observations were made by the National Science Foundation-supported IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station and confirmed by telescopes around the globe and in Earth's orbit. Blazars are thought to generate neutrinos and gamma rays, possibly explaining at least one source of cosmic rays . Some of these are ca...

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  • A giant iceberg came close to the village in Greenland, causing panic
A giant iceberg came close to the village in Greenland, causing panic

Meanwhile scientists have revealed they captured dramatic video of an iceberg six kilometres wide breaking off from a glacier in eastern Greenland . That is why the established order that have taken in accomplishment to abandon people existing neighboring most of the water from the Innaarsuit village where iceberg has parked itself on the shorel...

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  • Hurricane Chris forms in Atlantic Ocean
Hurricane Chris forms in Atlantic Ocean

Chris may strengthen Wednesday but is projected to become a "strong post-tropical cyclone" by Thursday night , if not sooner, according to the hurricane center's forecast. Hurricane Chris formed late Tuesday afternoon off the U.S. East Coast, the second hurricane of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. NHC update on Hurricane Chris at 5:00 p....

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  • Judge Kavanaugh on the Confirmation Process - Volokh Conspiracy
Judge Kavanaugh on the Confirmation Process - Volokh Conspiracy

The vetting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is just beginning, but his public financial disclosures make one thing clear: He's not as wealthy as many already on the high court. "What I think is radical is a party that has moved so far left that they've openly embraced socialism". Thus, no matter whether the President is Democratic or R...

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  • Instagram model bitten by shark: 'Next thing I knew I was underwater'
Instagram model bitten by shark: 'Next thing I knew I was underwater'

She told the BBC that a "local resident" who was watching the photo session from the pier encouraged her to float on her back. When asked whether she went into the water because the the post would generate a lot of hits on Instagram and increase the number of followers, Zarutskie replied "no".

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  • Murkowski, Collins: Trump could have done worse than Kavanaugh
Murkowski, Collins: Trump could have done worse than Kavanaugh

As the Bangor Daily News recently reported , " In a radio interview then, Moody said people's choices on abortion are "up to them to make" and he wouldn't push a 'personal or social agenda.' Now, he says he has always been 'pro-life'".

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  • First hurricane of the season reduced to a tropical storm
First hurricane of the season reduced to a tropical storm

Puerto Rico is not now under any warnings or watches from the hurricane center. Though the storm has weakened, it's still expected to bring rain and gusting winds to the Caribbean islands, many of which are still recovering from last season's hurricanes.

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  • Tropical Storm Chris continues to strengthen
Tropical Storm Chris continues to strengthen

While Chris remains off the coast, the NHC explained that there were dangers posed to those in the water near land, including life-threatening surf swells and rip currents. Beryl was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm over the weekend, but could pick up strength as it moves through the Bahamas. Meteorologist Odalys Martinez said in...

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  • Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020
Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

Some governments have begun banning them. To comply with the July 1 plastic straw ban, Starbucks stores in Seattle are offering customers new compostable straws, splash sticks and cutlery. Last month, McDonald's said that it would start switching to paper straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland in September. WATCH: Plastic straw ban? A...

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  • NHC: Tropical Storm Beryl Could Become Hurricane by Saturday
NHC: Tropical Storm Beryl Could Become Hurricane by Saturday

On the forecast track, the center of Beryl will approach the Lesser Antilles through Sunday, cross the island chain Sunday night, and move south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday. A fast westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through the weekend of July 7 and 8. As far as the low-pressure system offshore, it has a 70-pe...

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  • EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amidst ethics questions
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amidst ethics questions

On Thursday, Trump called Pruitt's top deputy Andrew Wheeler to inform him that he would be taking the helm of the agency, according to an individual who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. It was also weird given that the first week of Pruitt's planned trip would have been impacted by the shutdown. P...

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  • Trump approached by Scott Pruitt to fire Jeff Sessions
Trump approached by Scott Pruitt to fire Jeff Sessions

Pruitt offered to temporarily replaceSessions for 210 days under the Vacancies Reform Act, a law passed in 1998 allowing the president to temporarily fill vacancies in the White House . The embattled EPA chief told Trump he would return to Oklahoma afterward to run for national office. The criticism against EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is pi...

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  • Much of eastern Canada remains under blanket of hot, humid air
Much of eastern Canada remains under blanket of hot, humid air

The cool down will be short lived, as heat and humidity will return on Tuesday and persist through most of this week. "A cold front will usher in a slightly cooler air mass for (Monday)". "This will be the most significant heat event in the past few years", according to Environment Canada . The risks are greater for young children, pregnant wome...

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  • SpaceX Propels AI-powered Robot To Assist Astronauts In The Cosmos
SpaceX Propels AI-powered Robot To Assist Astronauts In The Cosmos

SpaceX's spacecraft is scheduled to commence in August its mission to return to Earth to allow NASA to retrieve 3,800 pounds of hardware, research and supplies from the ISS. CIMON is equipped with a microphone on back, an infrared camera on the front, two batteries, and perhaps most importantly, an "offline" button. On top of that, NASA wanted t...

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  • Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy
Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy

In his 31 years on the Supreme Court , Kennedy was often seen as the swing vote, siding with conservatives on issues like religious freedom and with the court's liberal justices on issues like abortion and gay marriage. The final point echoes the legal philosophy of Trump's last Supreme Court pick, Justice Neil Gorsuch, a renowned textualist, mean...

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  • CITY OF NORTHLAKE: Chicago bracing for dangerous heat wave
CITY OF NORTHLAKE: Chicago bracing for dangerous heat wave

Indianapolis and the majority of central IN is under a Heat Advisory through 8 PM. The heat wave could last as long as Thursday with highs in the mid to low 90s Monday , Tuesday , Wednesday, and Thursday . The peak of the heat will occur today , but the next few days won't exactly be cool days. Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a...

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  • Trump pledges July 9 announcement on Supreme Court nominee
Trump pledges July 9 announcement on Supreme Court nominee

Trump's statement that two women are included in his shortlist for the position may be meant to neutralize any plans by Democrats to stage an all-out war in the Senate. "We have great people. highly talented, brilliant, mostly conservative judges", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One en route to New Jersey.

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