Sci-tech

Astronomers discover a handsome six-planet system in almost ideal orbital harmony

Until now, scientists found hundreds of stars with lots of planets orbiting them shattered throughout the galaxy. With reference to our solar system, Pluto and Neptune have an nearly flawless orbital resonance of 2:3. That is on the grounds that these resonances are thought to result when planetary undeveloped organisms in the protoplanetary circle develop and move inwards, away from the external ... [Full Article...]

NASA discovers new exoplanet that could support liquid water

NASA discovers new exoplanet that could support liquid water The newly-discovered planet, Kepler-1649c, evaded discovery during initial reviews of Kepler data via a computer algorithm. Especially interested in the outer solar system, Laurel gave a brief presentation at the 2008 Great Planet Debate held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD. [Full Article...]

Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov's Composition Reveals Clues about Origins

Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov's Composition Reveals Clues about Origins The findings appear in two separate scientific papers published by the journal Nature Astronomy . Alma consists of 66 radio telescopes on a mountaintop in Chile that observe the sky at sub-millimetre wavelengths. He added: "This region can be compared to the cold region of icy bodies beyond Neptune, called the Kuiper Belt". Li explained to The Register the link between carbon monoxide a... [Full Article...]

Meteor shower to peak Tuesday night

Meteor shower to peak Tuesday night The Lyrid meteor shower should be visible in Kent between midnight and dawn if skies stay clear. EarthSky reports that the annual Lyrid meteor shower owes its existence to a long trail of debris from Comet C/1861 G1 ( Thatcher ). [Full Article...]

Tom and Jerry, Popeye creator Gene Deitch dies at 95

While the details and cause of his death remain undisclosed, fans from all over the world were heartbroken when they received news of Deitch's passing. Tom and Jerry cosplayers attend 2019 Los Angeles Comic Con at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. He created some of his best works while living in Prague. [Full Article...]

NASA, SpaceX to launch first United States astronaut mission in almost a decade

NASA, SpaceX to launch first United States astronaut mission in almost a decade In March, Musk's Crew Dragon capsule made a round trip to the ISS, which is in orbit more than 400 kilometres above Earth, with a mannequin on board, before returning to the Atlantic after six days in space. NASA is still reviewing how long Behnken and Hurley needs to stay on the space station to ensure that US astronauts are staffed on the station continuously. [Full Article...]

Trump administration cancels Obama-era EPA rule limiting toxic pollutants

Trump administration cancels Obama-era EPA rule limiting toxic pollutants This week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has completely disregarded his agency's mission of protecting human health by finalizing his risky plan to alter the lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS). "When you do a cost-benefit analysis, you should address the pollutant that's the subject of the regulation", EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told The Washington Post in late 2019, ad... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation launches anti-satellite missile

Russian Federation launches anti-satellite missile The United States Space Force , the newest addition to the United States military, issued a stern warning about increasing global threats to space endeavors today as Russian Federation tested an anti-satellite missile project today. "And no one made a fuss about it", Mikhail Khodarenok, a retired colonel in the Russian Air Defense Forces and former General Staff officer, told RT. [Full Article...]


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