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Jan 22 2019

Stargazers Pack Griffith Observatory To See Super Blood Wolf Moon

CNN says as the full moon comes into Earth's shadow, it darkens and the sunlight that passes through the atmosphere of the Earth makes the moon look red. The lunar event...

Jan 19 2019

Total lunar eclipse: Super Wolf Blood Moon visible in the Netherlands

Take that away and you've got a super blood moon , which is a total lunar eclipse that happens at "perigee syzygy". With the "blood moon " part of the eclipse, Brian ...

Jan 16 2019

Super Wolf Blood Moon Watch Parties Popping Up In Colorado

But it's also a supermoon, where the moon is at its closest point to Earth. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a ...

Jan 09 2019

British MPs to hold key Brexit vote on January 15

MPs have fired a warning shot across the Government's bows as they backed an amendment meant to limit ministers' tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit . ...

Jan 05 2019

NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

As the new year arrived here on Earth, the team at NASA began receiving the first data from the New Horizons spacecraft confirming it had reached a mysterious objec...

Jan 05 2019

Volunteers Keep Yosemite National Park Clean Amid Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown entered its 12th day Wednesday. Park officials announced today that there will now be limited access to the park along the Highway 4...

Dec 28 2018

Winter weather advisory for Cascades through Thursday

A major winter storm this week could cause havoc for millions of people traveling through the Plains and the Midwest as New Year's approaches. More than 7 inches has ...

Dec 27 2018

Japanese whaling towns welcome IWC pullout but protest concerns remain

Australia and New Zealand welcomed the decision to abandon the Antarctic whale hunt , but expressed disappointment that Japan would engage in any killing of the ocean ...

Dec 18 2018

Virgin Galactic reaches space and is one step closer to space tourism

Virgin's carrier airplane holding the VSS Unity spaceliner took off early Thursday from the Mojave Air and Space Port, about 145 kilometers north of Los Angeles, Califo...

Dec 10 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 crashes into sea in dramatic video of failed landing

The rocket was initially meant to take off Tuesday, but was delayed for a day after engineers discovered moldy mouse food in one of the science investigations created t...

Nov 27 2018

NASA Looking Toward Manned Mission To Mars 'Sometime In The 2030s'

Only about 40 percent of the landers and rovers sent to the red planet during the last five decades have ever made it safely down to the surface, and of the global space ...

Nov 10 2018

'Oumuamua: Comet or Alien Probe?

Shmuel Bialy and Abraham Loeb, two astronomers from the Harvard Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, suggested the cigar-shaped object - given the Hawaiian name 'Oumuamu...

Oct 23 2018

Category 5 Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Forecasters predict it will make landfall between the resort towns of Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta late Tuesday or early Wednesday. The US National Hurricane Center sai...

Oct 14 2018

Emergency landing astronauts to launch again in spring

Reuters Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin (R) and USA astronaut Nick Hague (L) disembark from a plane, after the Soyuz spacecraft made an emergency landing following a ...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael: WATCH NASA’s terrifying footage of raging Florida cyclone from space

People look on at a damaged store after Hurricane Michael passed through on October 10, 2018 in Panama City , Florida. Rescuers from the Federal Emergency Management A...

Oct 12 2018

Before-and-after photos show Hurricane Michael's catastrophic destruction in Florida

But emergency authorities lamented that many ignored the warnings. "Don't think that you can ride this out if you're in a low-lying area", Nelson said on CNN . Supplie...

Sep 27 2018

Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate over next 48 hours

The latest satellite pass over the storm, thousands of miles out in the North Atlantic, showed a hybrid system that's a mix between a tropical storm and the more common s...

Sep 19 2018

SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon

The last time humans made the journey was in 1972, during the Apollo 17 mission crewed by NASA astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans. An unconventio...

Sep 16 2018

North Carolina faces Hurricane Florence the only way we know how…with memes

While wind speeds dropped Thursday, forecasters reminded people that what makes Florence extremely unsafe are the potentially deadly storm surges , the expected mammoth ...

Sep 13 2018

Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Will Make a 'Grand Tour' of Southeastern States

Now a Category 4 storm , it's possible that it could strengthen even more as it moves swiftly through the Atlantic Ocean. The category 4 storm carrying maximum sustain...