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Schwarzenegger criticizes 'wet noodle' Trump after Putin meeting

Schwarzenegger criticizes 'wet noodle' Trump after Putin meeting Speaking later Wednesday, Sanders told reporters that Trump was saying no to answering questions , not to whether Russian Federation is still targeting the U.S. After the outburst of news at the beginning of this week from President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki, Finland, we decided it was time to call a special midweek news roundtable to dig into the headline... [Full Article...]

Adidas Plans To End Use Of 'Virgin' Plastic By 2024

Adidas Plans To End Use Of 'Virgin' Plastic By 2024 A column on Business Insider pointed out that their Parley Ultra Boost X shoes, made using recycled plastics , sold just fine, even with a $200 price tag. While some beverages -including many blended drinks - will have dome lids, customers will be able to use straws made out of paper or compostable plastic, but only upon request. [Full Article...]

UK’s first spaceport gets £2.5m funding to launch satellites

UK’s first spaceport gets £2.5m funding to launch satellites Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin , which is backing the project, will also be given £23.5 million from the space agency to "establish vertical launch operations at Sutherland using proven technology and to develop an innovative new system in Reading for deploying small satellites". [Full Article...]

Jupiter's Moon Total Hits 79

That seems to be what happened to astronomers working at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, where a planned survey of trans-neptunian objects was interrupted by Jupiter . "Valetudo is like driving down the highway on the wrong side of the road", said Sheppard. Understanding that smaller moons still exist in the outer regions of Jupiter's orbital regions suggests to astronomer... [Full Article...]

Twelve New Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

The last moon is fittingly weird, considering how freakish Jupiter is. Because Jupiter moves across the sky at a known speed, anything nearby moving at the same speed in the same direction becomes a candidate for a moon - but confirmation is a time-consuming process, Sheppard explained to ScienceAlert. [Full Article...]

Calgary to begin scorcher of a week with heat warning issued

Calgary to begin scorcher of a week with heat warning issued Some of these thunderstorms may be severe with torrential rain, damaging wind gusts, and large hail possible. On Sunday, July 15, Environment Canada issued the warning as temperatures are expected to exceed 30 C on Sunday and Monday, July 16. [Full Article...]

Eight rare rhinos die during relocation

Eight rare rhinos die during relocation Wildlife conservationists have termed the death of eight rhinos at Tsavo National Park a drawback to the conservation of the endangered animals. There are roughly 5,000 black rhinos left in Africa, 745 of which live in Kenya , according to the country's wildlife service. [Full Article...]

Teen warns others after suffering severe burns caused by giant hogweed

Teen warns others after suffering severe burns caused by giant hogweed Unbeknownst to Alex, the plant was giant hogweed, a weed sometimes called the " plant from hell ". The invasive plant contains a risky sap that can cause burns, blisters and even blindness. Metzgar says there's no sign hogweed is spreading, as in colder climates. Virginia's warmer climate most likely has prevented the plant from rapidly reproducing, Metzgar told the Times-Dispatch. [Full Article...]

South Africa launches powerful new telescope

South Africa launches powerful new telescope A mega new telescope has captured the clearest view to date of the centre of our Milky Way. The centre of the Milky Way, 25,000 light-years away from Earth and lying behind the constellation Sagittarius (the "Teapot"), is forever enshrouded by intervening clouds of gas and dust, making it invisible from Earth using ordinary telescopes. [Full Article...]

Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth

Cape Canaveral rocket towers brought down to earth The demolition was triggered around 7 a.m.by the Commander of the Air Force 45th Space Wing. Now the complex's historic launch towers have been demolished to make space for something new. Of dismantled sites has conducted more than 300 launches. Many gathered to watch the implosion of Launch Complex 17. Launch Complex 17 and neighboring Complex 18 now are occupied by Moon Express , a private ... [Full Article...]

Scientists discover source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos for the first time

Scientists discover source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos for the first time The observed active galaxy nucleus, a so-called blazar with the catalog number TXS 0506 + 056, is located in the constellation Orion , scarcely four billion light years from the earth . "In order to produce them, you need a proton accelerator". "Observing cosmic neutrinos gives us a glimpse of processes that are opaque to electromagnetic radiation", says Klaus Helbing from the Bergische Un... [Full Article...]

Eclipse 2018: Supermoon Solar eclipse strike on Friday

Eclipse 2018: Supermoon Solar eclipse strike on Friday Astronomers said that the eclipse will begin at 1:48 pm. · Do not sleep during the eclipse. And to avoid the negative energy that throws the Eclipse, astrologers suggest to take a shower immediately after the celestial event. The total eclipse will last up to 2h 43m IST on 28 July. This month's lunar eclipse is particularly long due to the position of the moon because it slips into the earth's s... [Full Article...]

Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth

Rare Binary Asteroid Discovered Near Earth Scientists will be able to reveal more secrets, but that's going to be 170 years later when the asteroids will get close to Earth again. After checking the results of observations, NASA announced that an asteroid 2017 YE5 is two objects, writes the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time. [Full Article...]

Greenland iceberg could cause tsunami, authorities warn Innaarsuit Island

Greenland iceberg could cause tsunami, authorities warn Innaarsuit Island In this Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo, a view of an Iceberg, near the village Innarsuit, on the northwestern Greenlandic coast. An enormous iceberg looming over a small Greenland community has prompted evacuations amid tsunami fears, local outlet Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa (KNR) reported . [Full Article...]

'A new sense:' Alberta scientists help track high-energy neutrino

'A new sense:' Alberta scientists help track high-energy neutrino By using data from the detector, that is fixed in a large block of ice at the South Pole, scientists have found out an elusive and eerie particle, it is considered as one of the most powerful objects that exist. They also found cosmic rays and gamma rays coming from the same place, confirming their suspicions. Follow-up observations by MAGIC detected gamma rays of even higher energies. [Full Article...]

July there will be a partial solar Eclipse

And for all those who might nonetheless be superstitious in regards to celestial coincidences, it is possible to unwind once this one has passed won't have yet another solar eclipse landing a Friday the 13th before the year 2080. This eclipse will be visible over India . The U.S. space agency has declared that the total lunar eclipse will last for almost 1 hour and 43 minutes. [Full Article...]

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program Set to be Delayed

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program Set to be Delayed GAO's assessment is that the systems will not be certified until the end of 2019 or early 2020, after the Soyuz seats no longer are available. "Without a viable contingency option for ensuring uninterrupted access to the ISS in the event of further commercial crew delays, we concluded that NASA was at risk of not being able to maximize the return on its multibillion dollar investment in the space ... [Full Article...]

Ever colour X-ray on a human

Ever colour X-ray on a human Scientists in New Zealand have performed the first-ever 3-D Color X-Ray on a human being. It is actually a special form of radiation. "This color or energy information from the x-ray, also known as spectral information, is used to distinguish different atoms or materials from each other, [such as] calcium from iodine". [Full Article...]

New Orleans zoo shut down after jaguar escapes, kills 6 animals

New Orleans zoo shut down after jaguar escapes, kills 6 animals Valero managed to attack numerous fellow zoo animals, killing four alpaca, one emu, and one fox in adjacent habitats. No humans were hurt. This is not the first time a jaguar has escaped its enclosure at Audubon. The zoo is a safe place to be, there's no fear at all as far as the visitors. News outlets report the zoo was closed Saturday and would reopen Sunday. [Full Article...]

Ireland becomes world's first nation to divest from fossil fuels

Ireland on Thursday became the first country to divest from fossil fuels. The fossil fuel divestment movement has grown rapidly and trillions of dollars of investment funds have been divested, including large pension funds and insurers , cities such as NY, churches and universities . [Full Article...]


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