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  • India Beats China As Worst Air-Polluted Country On Earth

    February 15, 2017 7:53 AM 23

    India has now the world's worst air pollution. They have beaten China in it. Specifically, it is New Delhi, India's capital that has the worst air pollution on Earth. Industrialization, coal-fired power plants, and a low regulation has made the air pollution in India so much worst. Technology Review has reported that there have been 1.1 million deaths

  • China's Space Plans: First Chinese Cargo Spacecraft Will Lift Off In April

    February 14, 2017 11:49 AM 17

    As far as the space race goes, China is still way behind fellow superpowers United States and Russia. This year, however, President Xi Jinping has vowed to advance the country's space program, saying he believes it will enhance national defense and security. The country's space agency aims to conduct at least 30 space launch missions this year to break

  • SpaceX Falcon 9: Company Fires Rocket At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center In Florida On Historic Pad 39A

    February 13, 2017 11:15 PM 19

    On Sunday, Space X test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket. The test-fire took place at the historic pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Centre. The pre-flight test was done to mark the return of the launch pad that was done by NASA. The Space X executed the test to verify that both the modified pad and falcon 9 were ready to launch. It was a three-second test fire on the historic

  • Mars, Venus And The Moon Star In This Stunning Photograph

    February 10, 2017 10:29 PM 20

    On January 31, the stars aligned for Maxime Oudoux when he managed to catch this incredible shot of the Moon, Mars and Venus together in one single photo. The 26-year-old photographer captured the rare celestial event from his home in Le Lude, France. And as if the shot wasn’t impressive enough already, the part that looks like a shooting star in the image

  • Look Up Friday! Green Comet and Snow Moon Eclipse Team Up for Skywatchers

    February 10, 2017 12:06 PM 16

    Skywatchers this weekend will get two special, subtle treats: a penumbral lunar eclipse on Friday (Feb. 10) and a strange green comet reaching its peak viewing time the following morning. First, February's full moon — the "snow moon" — will pass through the edge of the Earth's shadow, which is called the penumbra. During this "full snow moon eclipse

  • Uh Oh: Those Robot Bees From 'Black Mirror' Are Real

    February 9, 2017 9:59 PM 15

    Look, if you haven't seen it, I don't want to give it away - but if I tell you something is the basis of a Black Mirror episode, you know it's quietly terrifying, right? The decline of bees is a global event, so Japan are pollinating lilies with insect-sized drones. The bottom of these "artificial pollinators" are coated with horse hairs and an ionic

  • Lunar eclipse to take place on Feb 11 in Pakistan

    February 8, 2017 1:38 PM 18

    The year’s first lunar eclipse would be held on February 11 whereas the solar eclipse will be taken place on February 26. According to meteorologists, the first lunar eclipse will be witnessed in Pakistan between 3:34pm to 7:53pm whereas the second lunar eclipse is likely to be seen on August 7 and 8 from 8:50pm to 1:50am. They also revealed that the first

  • Lunar eclipse, ‘snow moon’, New Year comet all visible on Friday

    February 8, 2017 6:53 AM 19

    Two nights from now, skywatchers will be in for a treat as three celestial events are set to occur all in one night. These three events are the February snow moon, a lunar eclipse, and the passing of the New Year comet which will be making its closest approach to earth since 2011, reports The Telegraph. The February snow moon is simply February’s full moon, but it received

  • Soyuz rocket places Spanish satellite into space

    January 28, 2017 1:12 PM 41

    A Russian-built Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana and successfully placed into orbit a Spanish telecommunications satellite, the French launch company Arianespace said. It said the rocket took off from the Guiana Space Center at 10:30 pm local time Friday (0130 GMT Saturday). The Hispasat 36W-1 satellite that was placed into geostationary orbit

  • Massive asteroid to strike Earth and trigger mega-tsunami next month, according to this scientist

    January 27, 2017 4:11 AM 34

    A MASSIVE mystery space rock is on collision course with Earth, according to crackpot theorists. NASA confirmed that the mysterious 2016 WF9 is approaching Earth and we should be able to see it orbit the planet next month. It’s in the middle of its of. 9 year orbit between Jupiter and Earth and will approach us on February 25, flying by at a distance