Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

An asteroid the size of New York City's Statue of Liberty is expected to buzz by Earth Tuesday, and this time, scientists are ready and waiting. At its closest point, the asteroid – called 2010 WC9 – will be roughly 126,000...
Invisible dark matter makes up some 84 percent of the matter in the universe—but nobody really knows what it is. It doesn’t have atoms, electrons or protons like the stuff that makes up the normal matter we see around...
We're about to see — for the very first time — the event horizon of a black hole, proving beyond any last vestige of doubt that Einstein’s interstellar monsters are real. And here’s what it will look like.While astronomers...
Nasa is set to make a major announcement about its first mission “to touch the sun”.The agency wants to send a spacecraft closer to the sun than ever before, where it will face extreme temperatures and radiation levels.It will...
The disaster-inducing burst of radiation could hit us at any moment and threatens to cause widespread blackouts and knock out phone networks.Our Sun regularly pumps out bursts of highly charged particles, also known as solar flares, though few are...
Police are investigating a mysterious "large fireball falling to the earth" spotted in Salem, Oregon, in the southwest of Polk County.The fiery trail was reported by a local resident around 4:50 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, according to Lt....
An impact with the 1,214ft-wide (370m) asteroid could be cataclysmic by killing millions and levelling an entire continent. As a result, astronomers are keenly tracking the asteroid’s trajectory to predict the odds of impact in the near future. According...
While the superstitious may avoid venturing outdoors this Friday the 13th, some lucky sky-watchers around the South Pacific may get to witness an event not seen on this spooky date in 44 years: a super-size new moon blocking out part...
Possible Hurricane During Total Solar EclipseMeteorologist Heather Tesch says there is a possibility that we have a hurricane during the total solar eclipsehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJS-XEtnRpU&feature=youtu.be
Pressure sensors detected a depressurization in the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday night.The crew had to search for a leak, which was eventually traced to the Russian space capsule docked with the station.The leak was found in the...

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