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Scientists uncover 'first' water on potentially habitable super-Earth

It resides in a habitable zone - the region around a star in which liquid water could potentially pool on the surface of a rocky planet. However, its red dw...


EPA Region 2 Administrator Announces Water Rule Rollback

At issue is the 2015 Waters of the United States rule , which expanded the types of waterways that can receive federal protections under the Clean Water Act . T...


First evidence of water found in atmosphere of planet K2-18b

However, it brings us closer to answering the fundamental question: "Is the Earth unique? ". K2-18b is enveloped by a large atmosphere of mostly hydrogen, an...


Florida could see Tropical Storm Humberto later this week

The system is producing a cluster of rain and thunderstorms near the Turks and Caicos, and will slowly move northwest over the next several days. Regardless, ...


Asteroid bought an end to the dinosaurs, crater rocks show

The new research was based on rocks collected in 2016 from the Chicxulub impact site off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. In research published ...


A rare 'Micro Harvest Moon' will appear this weekend

Even though the full moon only occurs at a specific moment in time, it will appear perfectly circular to our eyes for about 24 hours before and after. The Harve...


Rare full moon to appear on Friday the 13th across the US

The last time the USA had a Friday the 13th full moon was on October 13, 2000, experts say. The Harvest Moon this week is the ninth Full Moon of the year ...


You can pre-load Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's PS4 beta tomorrow

Infinity Ward and Activision last May announced the reboot of the beloved Call of Duty: Modern Warfare , featuring some of the series' iconic characters, incl...


Chandrayaan 2: Vikram Lander located but no communication yet, ISRO tweets

This angle, the scientist suggested, had made it hard to re-establish contact with Vikram lander . ISRO said the mission's orbiter had spotted the lander on ...


How Pragyan Rover Will Leave India's Mark On Lunar Surface

This screen grab taken from a live webcast by the Indian Space Research Organisation shows the Vikram lander before it was supposed to land on the Moon -...


Ahead Of Chandrayaan 2 Landing, Scientist Recalls Launch Of Chandrayaan 1

Now, the lander is scheduled to powered descent between 1 am to 2 am on September 7, which will then be followed by touch down between 1.30 am and 2.30 am. Came...


Cocaine washes up on Florida beach as Hurricane Dorian approaches

Now, one brick of a kilo of cocaine is worth a lot, but soon after this discovery, police on a beach 20 miles north of Paradise found a duffle bag containing 15...


Overwatch Switch port confirmed: October 15 release date set

Though Nintendo claimed the Direct would be focused on Luigi's Mansion, Smash Ultimate , and Pokemon Sword & Shield , it wouldn't be unlike them to slip in ...


China's lunar rover finds unusual substance on the moon

Before powering down the rover, the team checked the images collected by Yutu 2 . The fascinating find prompted the mission's scientists to alter the rover's...


Sobering scenes showing Hurricane Dorian’s toll in the Bahamas emerge

Its winds have died down but still considered risky at 175 kph. Speaking to CNN, Iram Lewis, a member of Parliament, said the death toll would climb. "Get out...


Turkey voices sadness over Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

With their heads bowed against heavy wind and rain, rescuers began evacuating people from the storm's aftermath across Grand Bahama island late on August 3, usi...


Hurricane Dorian Looks Massive from Space As NASA Prepares for Impacts

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Miami-based hurricane center said the storm system will likely stay offshore as it moves up the East Coast, but wil...


European satellite in near collision with Elon Musk SpaceX craft

The 60 satellites launched are the first of almost 12,000 satellites that SpaceX plans to put into orbit around the earth.to provide satellite-based internet ...


Chandrayaan-2 lander separates, moves a step closer to Moon

As a prelude to the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the lunar South Pole, its Lander Vikram has undergone its first de-orbit manoeuvre this morning. The next de-o...


Trump skips trip to Poland as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida

Florida's governor declared a state of emergency in every county, while his counterpart in Georgia made the same declaration for a dozen counties. It is possibl...


Hurricane Dorian expected to turn

Zone B includes the barrier islands, land areas north and south of the Jupiter Inlet, and other surge-vulnerable areas south along the Intracoastal Waterway to ...


Chargers give Gordon permission to seek trade

While speaking to reporters on a conference call on Sunday, Los Angeles general manager Tom Telesco replayed that extension talks with Gordon, who is now holdin...


Greta Thunberg completes zero emission Atlantic crossing

The 18m-long Malizia is captained by German sailor Boris Herrmann and Pierre Casiraghi of Monaco. The teenager has since become a figurehead for climate actio...


Chandrayaan 2 composite completes final in-orbit manoeuvre before Vikram lander's separation

The spacecraft has completed four in-orbit lowering maneuvers since entering the lunar space on August 20. The next day, the actual orbit lowering manoeuvre wil...


Trump administration expected to roll back methane regulations

The AP reported that some oil gas corporations "are urging the Trump administration to drop the rollback on methane controls" because they're anxious about pu...


Hurricane Dorian 'extremely dangerous' - but could yet spare Florida

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis urged residents of the Atlantic Ocean archipelago in the path of the "very powerful and potentially life-threatening hurr...


There Is no Single 'Gay Gene,' Massive New Study Confirms

The study found an individual's genes have less influence on their sexuality than their height or educational ability. Since the prevalence of same-sex behav...


Be watching the night sky this weekend for the Northern Lights

One of the states that should have a shot at seeing it will be NY! The aurora borealis is a common sight in Alaska and close to the poles, but isn't usually s...


Hurricane Dorian now a Category 2 storm

Prepare yourself and your family". In a televised news conference, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Dorian was moving slowly, extending the islands'...


'Control' Is Remedy's Strongest Game Yet

It provides very little exposition leading into its first moments. Of course, alongside the main story, Jesse is pursuing a very personal goal as well, and sh...