Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Cosmic countdown: Days are numbered for Saturn’s iconic rings, says NASA

Cosmic countdown: Days are numbered for Saturn’s iconic rings, says NASA

That's the conclusion of a new investigation into a phenomenon called " ring rain ", which pulls...

SpaceX halts USA satellite launch for national security mission

First up on the schedule is SpaceX , which plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket at around 9:11 am lo...

Missouri poacher ordered to repeatedly watch 'Bambi'

Don Trotter , the prosecuting attorney said: " The deer were trophy bucks taken illegally, mostly ...

New Zealand's Rocket Lab launches NASA CubeSats to orbit

The rocket will carry 13 satellites into space from the launch pad on the Mahia Peninsula, on New Ze...

Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson tells Bloomberg the next steps in his trek into space. ...

On Thursday, the SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship took off from the Mojave Desert in California. ...

Wirtanen is one of three comets that astronomer Carl Wirtanen discovered in 1948. If you aren't ...

That's 30 times the moon's distance from us. It sounds far away, but in celestial terms, this is a c...

As soon as the debris from the asteroids comes in contact with the Earth's atmosphere, they cause a ...

Roscosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin told TASS on Wednesday that the container with the samples and a part...

The China Lunar Exploration Project (CLEP) announced the success of the crucial braking maneuver wit...

The storm was still a category 3 cyclone early on Saturday, with winds of 120 kilometres per hour ...

The ant found in Africa , Australia and south East Asia, use their jaws like a catapult, pushing th...

That crossing, around November 5, was detected by Voyager 2 in the form of a sharp drop in solar w...

The comet will be passing near the constellation Orion in the Southern Sky. IN NEWS of potentially...

The new law, which was drafted by the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ), applies a stricter st...

Global warming is heating the Arctic at a record pace, and is driving "broad changes" in the Earth's...

The selfie was taken on December 6, 2018 (Sol 10). This mosaic, made of 52 individual images from ...

Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Michael Paech said: "It's really localised to the east coast and a...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been in orbit around the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for about a w...

Between 60 and 120 meteors per hour shoot across the sky every year in the shower, and this year i...

When it comes to robots on Mars, one of NASA's many traditions is making sure its rovers snap a self...

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko (in the spacesuit with red stripes) and Sergey Prokopyev (wit...

Previously, scientists found that the Totten glacier began to lose weight - probably due to the fact...

Researchers with Deep Carbon Observatory , a global scientific programme studying the role of carbo...

Since it was first discovered, the comet has been observed nearly every year, but is tricky to spot ...

But it was a different story in the cooler southern region of the reef, where 2016's bleaching event...

Meteors - grains of debris that burn up in our atmosphere - can be spotted on any given night, but n...

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergei Prokopyev will conduct a six-hour spacewalk to ins...

The Chang'e-4 team aims to be the first to send a successful mission to the barely-explored half of ...

EST using the space station's Canadarm2 robotic arm. But trouble with a communication satellite netw...

Today, NASA announced that OSIRIS-REx has already collected data related to the first and third of...

NASA's Voyager 2 probe has left the protective bubble around the Sun and is flying through inters...

The low frequencies are a result of Mars' thin air density and, even more so, the seismometer itself...

But Pallister is one of the few premiers who wants to keep the focus on the issue that Trudeau had w...

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Saturn's current alignment is in a straight line with the sun and Earth (with Earth in the middle), ...

Michal Kurtyka, a Polish official chairing the talks in Katowice, sealed the deal yesterday after di...

That's the conclusion of a new investigation into a phenomenon called " ring rain ", which pulls...

First up on the schedule is SpaceX , which plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket at around 9:11 am lo...