• Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend
Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend

It's all because of the Comet Swift-Tuttle, which zooms close to Earth during its 133-year journey around the sun. While this weekend is the peak, Twarog predicts the showers will last through August 24. Let your eyes adjust to the dark for about 30 minutes to get the fullest experience. Dr. Auld says that if you have several people together,...

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  • NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX and Boeing launches from the US
NASA announces astronauts for SpaceX and Boeing launches from the US

These US astronauts previously flew aboard Russian spacecraft to get to the ISS. Public and private entities joining forces for these proto flights means the crewed test phase could be of the most monumental leaps in human spaceflight since NASA's Space Shuttle Program was retired in 2011.

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  • Don't miss to watch Mars tonight - it will brightest in 15 years
Don't miss to watch Mars tonight - it will brightest in 15 years

For instance, back in early 2017 researchers examined data that was collected from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) program and noted then also that there wasn't enough Carbon dioxide in the red planet's atmosphere. Unlike Earth, Mars' more elliptical orbit has a greater influence on its seasonal changes. Mars also has s...

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  • Blood moon across world United Kingdom left disappointed
Blood moon across world United Kingdom left disappointed

Airport operator Aena has announced that the number of passengers coming to Spain has risen 6.8% more than last year.In ... "If you were on the Moon, you would see a total solar eclipse as the Earth would be blocking the Sun ". During this time, the shadow of the earth will be between the moon and the sun. An effect created on the slow shutter...

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  • Scientists discover twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter
Scientists discover twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter

Sheppard and his team hope to further explore what could've caused these moons to form in order to get a better understanding of how the planet itself formed - and ultimately, more about how the rest of our galaxy came to be. The ninth planet is postulated to lurk far beyond the orbit of Neptune. Which raises the question of how long the tiny moo...

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  • Tropical Storm Chris lurks off North Carolina coast
Tropical Storm Chris lurks off North Carolina coast

It is still expected to bring rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Clean Bed & Breakfast in Dominica, said in a phone interview. Actually, I believe there is a chance Chris may become a category 2 hurricane briefly before traveling far enough out to sea to reach colder waters. Officials said 24,000 customers had already l...

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  • First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert
First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

Martin, St. Maarten, St. Barthelemy, Saba and St. Eustatius. It was located 1,140 miles (1,830 kilometers) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles on Friday morning. It will most likely return to its tropical storm status by late Sunday or Monday as it approaches the Lesser Antilles. In an update from the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami,...

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  • Scott Pruitt resigns at EPA; Andrew Wheeler to take over
Scott Pruitt resigns at EPA; Andrew Wheeler to take over

In his letter to the President, Pruitt writes , "It is extremely hard for me to cease serving you in this role first because I count it a blessing to be serving you in any capacity, but also, because of the transformative work that is occurring".

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  • The seven recent supreme court rulings that will reshape America
The seven recent supreme court rulings that will reshape America

Senators react to Supreme Court travel ban ruling. If Republicans unite behind Trump's selection, there's little that Democrats can do to stop it. Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) said of the targeted countries: "If it really was about our safety, it would be a different list". McConnell refused to consider Garland because it was a president...

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