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Trump's Supreme Court search begins, youth a key factor

Trump's Supreme Court search begins, youth a key factor Further, Politico reported that both Collins and Murkowski suggested to Trump that he expand his list of nominees to those not quite so conservative. June 27, 2018 . "I'm pro-life, but I know how that divides our country immediately, divides everyone", Manchin said during an interview on a West Virginia radio station. [Full Article...]

See the Longest Lunar Eclipse of This Century

The moon is expected to turn fully dark at around 2:30 p.m. A lunar eclipse always happens within two weeks of a solar eclipse. "Whenever, the Sun, Earth and Moon come in a flawless straight line, as the Sun's rays falls on the Earth, the Earth's shadow falls onto a patch of space, and only when, the Moon enters that patch of shadow, we see a lunar eclipse ", he said. [Full Article...]

Heat warning still in effect but the end is in sight

Heat warning still in effect but the end is in sight Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for parts of northern Ontario and all of the southern part of the province. We could also see a cold front Monday afternoon, which will bring a cooler and less humid air mass. Extreme heat affects everyone, Environment Canada said. To prevent heat stress during a heat alert, Dr. Strang suggests to stay in a shaded, cool or air-conditioned area, drin... [Full Article...]

'I urge you to resign': mother confronts Scott Pruitt over environment policies

'I urge you to resign': mother confronts Scott Pruitt over environment policies Simultaneously, a Washington Post report chronicles a host of Pruitt's previously unknown ethical misdeeds, including using his post as EPA administrator to try to rustle up his wife Marlyn a job paying at least $200,000. "Here's the man who's literally sacrificing our children's future for short-term personal gain", she said on MSNBC. "Administrator Pruitt always welcomes input from America... [Full Article...]

President Trump Interviews Potential SCOTUS Nominees

President Trump Interviews Potential SCOTUS Nominees He will be aided by a team of lawyers in the counsel's office and another at the Department of Justice, which will help in vetting the candidates and preparing the nominee for hearings. He has the backing of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn Roe v. [Full Article...]

Astronomers Capture the First Image of a Planet Being Born

Astronomers Capture the First Image of a Planet Being Born Researchers were able to determine that it's a giant gas planet and has a blisteringly hot surface temperature of 1,832 degrees Fahrenheit. A forming planet, in comparison, is little more than an infant. And the discovery could help us understand how planets are formed in much more detail than ever before. 'Keppler's results give us a new window onto the complex and poorly-understood early s... [Full Article...]

Kennedy's retirement 'will drastically change the energy' of Supreme Court: Clerk

Kennedy's retirement 'will drastically change the energy' of Supreme Court: Clerk The current record for longest service on the Supreme Court is held by William O. Douglas, who served for 36 years from 1939 to 1975. Manchin says, "If he picks somebody that's hardcore on Roe v. During the candidate vetting the last time , the White House asked all the contenders whom they would pick instead of themselves - and they all said Gorsuch, said the person, who was not authorized ... [Full Article...]

Renown Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at Age 76

Renown Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at Age 76 His major contributions include studies on gravitational singularity theorems and black holes. He was a great communicator. The discovery of Hawking radiation changed the way researchers understand the universe. At the same time he embraced popular culture with enthusiasm and humour, appearing in TV cartoon The Simpsons and starring in Star Trek . There was even a biopic about Stephen Hawk... [Full Article...]

World's first images of a newborn planet reveal birth of alien world

Surface temperatures are thought to exceed 1,000C; far greater than those on any planet in our Solar System. SPHERE uses multi-wavelength observations, a coronagraph and a technique called high-contrast imaging to filter out the signal of faint exoplanets circling bright stars. [Full Article...]

Trump narrows list for Kennedy replacement; will announce pick July 9

Trump narrows list for Kennedy replacement; will announce pick July 9 She suggested she would contact Mr. Trump's assistant, but then chose to try to transmit the call "through signal", a reference to the White House Communications Agency, originally known as the White House Signal Corps, which provides emergency mobile communications for the president wherever he goes. [Full Article...]

Scientists capture first ever image of planet being born

Further analysis shows that the new planet is a giant gas planet with a total mass several times that of Jupiter . They say it has a cloudy atmosphere and a surface temperature of 1,000 degrees Celsius (1,832 degrees Fahrenheit). The discovery of PDS 70b is a significant event for astronomers, and subsequent teams of researchers are already following up on the initial research. [Full Article...]

Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space

Robot with artificial intelligence about to invade space NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will use the space station's Canadarm2 robotic arm to capture Dragon when it arrives at the station. The capsule, meanwhile, flew in 2016. The coverage of the NASA launch will start on NASA TV at 5:15 ET, while coverage of SpaceX will start from Liftoff about 20 minutes ago. [Full Article...]

The heat wave continues; tracking storm chances to finish the weekend

The heat wave continues; tracking storm chances to finish the weekend He said there could be an "ever so little" increasing of the heat as the week progresses. It will be even hotter on Monday with the heat index surpassing 105° in some areas. Temperatures start out the morning in the upper 60s and lower 70s across the Commonwealth. On July 4, heat will overtake a majority of the eastern US with triple-digit heat index values across the entire central USA an... [Full Article...]

Conservatives say the looming Supreme Court battle boosts their midterm prospects

Conservatives say the looming Supreme Court battle boosts their midterm prospects If President Trump, with the help of the U.S. Senate, successfully installs another nominee in the mold of Justice Gorsuch, the complexion of our highest court will change considerably. "Just banning abortion and because they know that there are now going to be five votes on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe V. Wade", Toobin said. [Full Article...]

Conservative lawyers steer Trump on Supreme Court pick

Conservative lawyers steer Trump on Supreme Court pick It doesn't matter if he asks them about their opinions on abortion rights because by the time a candidate interviews with him, they would have already been asked in the earlier vetting process. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn sits behind U.S. President Donald Trump as the president holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S. [Full Article...]

Relief short-lived after Hayabusa 2 arrives at Ryugu asteroid:The Asahi Shimbun

Relief short-lived after Hayabusa 2 arrives at Ryugu asteroid:The Asahi Shimbun In photos released by JAXA, the Japanese space agency, it appears more cube-shaped than round. The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft's latest photo of the Ryugu asteroid, taken from a distance of just 40km, shows for the first time surface features such as boulders and craters, in addition to revealing the object's unique dice-like appearance. [Full Article...]

Will The Upcoming Blood Moon Bring The End Of Days?

Will The Upcoming Blood Moon Bring The End Of Days? Faherty tells us the next lunar eclipse that will be visible for NYC will be January 21st, 2019. It will take around 4 H for it to pass the dark umbral shadow of Earth . Where will be the Blood Moon or Century's longest lunar shroud unmistakable? Skywatchers will enjoy a double treat Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, thanks to the full "Strawberry" Moon and our closest view of S... [Full Article...]

Scientists Record Earth's Lowest Temperature Ever. Here's How Cold It Got

Scientists Record Earth's Lowest Temperature Ever. Here's How Cold It Got Weather stations could log problems precisely as they are, however satellites could cover a lot higher locations all the time. American scientists found that in the period from 2004 to 2016 in several areas of the Polar plateau in Antarctica the temperature several times reached -98 degrees Celsius, according to Newsweek. [Full Article...]

Full Moon June 2017: When And How To See The Strawberry Moon

Full Moon June 2017: When And How To See The Strawberry Moon It had set before we could see it in all it's 100% illumination glory but because it's now about 30,000 miles farther away than when it orbits closest to the Earth, the moon appears "full" longer because it's orbiting slower. "As with any moon at the vicinity of full moon, it'll light up the nighttime from early evening until dawn", the website notes. With this in mind, the Algonquin Native Amer... [Full Article...]

Strawberry Moon and Saturn to put on dazzling display this week

The partial eclipse, meanwhile, which comes either side of the main event, will last nearly four hours. Unlike with solar eclipses , you need no special equipment to observe lunar eclipses . ET. People in Asia, Australia and Indonesia will get the greatest view of the eclipse during morning hours. The Book of Revelations also contains a similar passage which reads: 'And I beheld when he ha... [Full Article...]


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