• TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific
TS Ernesto aims at Ireland, Hurricane Lane forms in Pacific

However, the south of England is not now set to be impacted by the storm. Subtropical Storm Ernesto has recently formed over the north Atlantic and it's set to reach Ireland by Saturday night. Temperatures are forecast to remain in the teens and mid-20Cs this weekend, a far cry from the hottest spell since the summer since 1976 baked Britain ...

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  • Beautifully preserved 99-million-year-old beetle was early pollinator
Beautifully preserved 99-million-year-old beetle was early pollinator

The really interesting bit about this fossil, however, is more subtle. The Early Jurassic is a geological period that spans from 201.3 to 174.1 million years ago. "It is remarkable several aggregations of exquisitely preserved pollen grains are located along the left side of the fossil beetle and with two pollen grains close to the head", said Dr...

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  • Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance
Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Hayden made his remarks in a Friday interview on CNN's "New Day." After revoking security clearance from former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan , Donald Trump reportedly is prepared to exact the same vengeance on other individuals who he sees as political enemies.

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  • Scott Directs Money To Help Fight Red Tide
Scott Directs Money To Help Fight Red Tide

Indeed, scientists and historians note fish kills triggered by the infestations dating back as early as the 1500s. The FWC released a new map Wednesday showing the continued spread of red tide along Florida's Gulf coast. Breathing the fallout can constrict the lungs' bronchioles and send asthmatics to emergency rooms with coughs and shortness...

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  • NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'
NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'

Eastern on Sunday after an initial launch attempt on Saturday was scrubbed because of a last-minute technical glitch . The mission, over five decades in the making, will last 6 years and 11 months, and in this time, the Parker probe will orbit the sun 24 times.

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  • One missing, 1600 evacuated at flooded French campsites
One missing, 1600 evacuated at flooded French campsites

They said a 70-year-old German man who was helping to supervise children at one of the summer camps was missing. About 750 people, mostly from campsites, were evacuated in the Gard region alone, local authorities announced last night. Divers and a helicopter have been deployed to search for the missing man, Souliman said. Nielsen told DR that t...

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  • Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Be One Of The Best Of 2018
Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Be One Of The Best Of 2018

In addition to the meteor shower, one will also be able to see the planets Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus. "Those who have flawless conditions may be able to see 80 meteors per hour - however, this is unlikely to be the case for most people, especially those in urban areas".

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  • Perseids likely to be the best meteor shower of the year
Perseids likely to be the best meteor shower of the year

According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke , the shower should feature 60 to 70 meteors per hour at its peak. Yet, light pollution in towns and cities can prevent optimum viewing conditions, and reduce the visibility of the shooting stars.

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  • Solar Eclipse Partial solar eclipse in India on August 11
Solar Eclipse Partial solar eclipse in India on August 11

A partial solar eclipse happens when the circle of the moon crosses from the front of the solar disk. Which spreads over the earth. Other parts of the world that will have views of the partial solar eclipse, albeit a much smaller version of it, include Harbin, China, Nuuk, Greenland and Seoul, South Korea.

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  • NASA spacecraft blasts off toward sun for closest look yet
NASA spacecraft blasts off toward sun for closest look yet

NASA on Sunday successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe, the U.S. space agency's historic small car-size probe to 'touch the Sun, ' from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission, which hopes to uncover the Sun's mysteries, will accumulate a gamut of data about its structure and magnetic and electric fields, as well as the en...

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  • NASA Parker Solar Probe delays mission to explore the sun
NASA Parker Solar Probe delays mission to explore the sun

The red pressure alarm for the gaseous helium system had gone off. The next launch window opens at 3:31 (9.31am in SA) on Sunday. NASA's $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe spacecraft, the size of a auto, aims to plunge into the Sun's sizzling atmosphere and become humanity's first mission to explore a star.

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  • Nasa prepares daring mission to 'touch the Sun'
Nasa prepares daring mission to 'touch the Sun'

The $1.5-billion, car-sized spacecraft is created to provide a close look at the sun's atmosphere - what astronomers call the corona - to answer enduring questions about this ultra-hot region of our nearest star."We'll be going where no spacecraft has dared go before - within the corona of a star", project scientist Nicola Fox of the Johns Hopkin...

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  • Pacific hurricane absorbs trop storm; new storm in Atlantic
Pacific hurricane absorbs trop storm; new storm in Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Debby has formed in the open Atlantic Tuesday with the expectation of not surviving beyond a few days, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center . John was expected to strengthen rapidly and become a major hurricane by late today. John was centered about 340 miles (545 kilometers) southwest of the Mexi...

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  • How to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in the Northwest this weekend
How to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in the Northwest this weekend

What is the Perseid Meteor Shower? Since the Perseids always show up in August, they often coincide with warm summer nights - flawless weather for viewing if you can avoid rain or clouds and get to a dark spot. When the "radiant" is highest in the sky, we'll see the most meteors. You can watch the meteor shower on the Virtual Telescope P...

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  • Annual meteor shower to peak this weekend
Annual meteor shower to peak this weekend

Be sure to check your local weather forecast . NASA said: "The Perseid meteor shower is here!" The Perseids are one of the more active meteor showers on stargazers" calendars, producing an average of between 60 and 100 "shooting stars' an hour at their peak.

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  • Look to the Skies This Weekend for a Colorado Meteor Shower
Look to the Skies This Weekend for a Colorado Meteor Shower

He said spectators should be able to see 60-70 meteors an hour during the peak hours. "The moon is very favorable for the Perseids this year, and that'll make the Perseids probably the best shower for 2018 for people who want to go out and view it".

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  • Space X Booster Flies Again - This Time With an Indonesian Satellite
Space X Booster Flies Again - This Time With an Indonesian Satellite

The spacecraft - whose name translates as "red and white", a reference to the colors of the Indonesian flag - will become part of the network run by PT Telkom Indonesia , the nation's largest telecommunications provider. SpaceX hasn't gone into detail about how hard it was to get the used Block 5 ready for reuse but SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk made ...

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  • Red Tide kills thousands of fish in Siesta Key
Red Tide kills thousands of fish in Siesta Key

Samples were collected at 19 stations spanning from the mouth of Tampa Bay to the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River. "Over the past week, reports were received for multiple locations in Sarasota County, in Charlotte County, in and offshore of Lee County, and in Collier County".

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  • Canada’s New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal from Space
Canada’s New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal from Space

On July 25, CHIME recorded a weird signal codenamed FRB 180725A at 17:59:43 UTC emitted at 580 MHz - a lower frequency than most FRBs. But experts say it is the lowest radio emission received from beyond our Milky Way - and its source is therefore likely to be extremely powerful.

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  • How new fuel standards will impact California vehicles
How new fuel standards will impact California vehicles

Mui assumes that real world driving would result in about 80 percent of the fuel efficiency measured in laboratory testing. Under restrictions passed by the Obama administration, the fleet-wide fuel economy would have risen gradually to about 47 mpg by 2025.

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