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Despite the cloud, here's your pictures of the 'blood moon'

Across Africa people turned to the sky, watching the reddish shadow slide up the moon's surface. The total "blood moon" will be visible to the naked eyes ...


Parker Solar Probe launch delayed again, now set for August 11

The sun is not silent ; in fact, it has a surprisingly soothing sound. " So using a star or the Sun's vibrations allows us to see inside of it ". The observa...


Scientists confirm Einsteins supermassive black hole theory

This is the latest in a series of demonstrations of Einstein's 103-year-old theory of general relativity applied in the most extreme circumstances. This dia...


Total lunar eclipse from today

The total eclipse lasts 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the entire event lasting closer to four hours. When the moon moved into the conical shadow of the ea...


Scientists Believe They Have Found Liquid Water on Mars

With surface temperatures as low as minus 68C, it would not exist as a liquid under normal conditions. This means that scientists can't specify whether it's an ...


Evidence of Water on Mars?

The device that can be credited for the new discovery of the liquid lake on the red planet is called the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sound...


The blood moon lunar eclipse is here (and so is Mars)

The blood moon will last for one hour and 43 minutes, just shy of the theoretical limit of a lunar eclipse which is one hour and 47 minutes. Every year, t...


Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Does eclipse affect human bodies?

It's one in the lifetime event when the Moon will turn blood red at nearly an hour past midnight on July 27 or early morning July 28. The moon turns deep re...


'Blood moon' set to dazzle skygazers | Life , Sci&Tech

The last total lunar eclipse graced the night skies with its presence on the night of January 31, 2018 , and was the spectacular Super Blue Blue Blood Moon ...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening this week

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is happening on Friday, but we won't be able to see it here. It's also a "mini-moon" because the moon is the fa...


'Blood Moon' Dazzles Skygazers In Century's Longest Eclipse

This phenomenon was accompanied with the effect of Mars appearing bigger in the Earth's night sky. The Moon will take three hours and 55 minutes to cross the Ea...


How to watch the July 2018 "blood moon" online

The eclipse will be visible to people in Europe, Africa and the Middle East on July 27 between sunset and midnight. So where can you see the total lunar ...


Santa Barbara Raises Stakes For Straws With Jail Time

The problem? Most of these single-use straws are too lightweight to be recognized by a mechanical recycling sorter causing them to be disposed as garbage, which...


What to expect in the longest total lunar eclipse of the century

With Mars "in oppostion" the Red Planet and the Sun will be on exact opposite sides of Earth. The lunar eclipse will coincide with the closest approach ...


Skywatchers excited for century's longest 'blood moon'

The rare celestial event - said to be the longest in the 21st century - will see the moon will pass through Earth's darkest shadow and take on a red sheen. ...


Yosemite National Park closure leads to big crowds at other parks

McGlover was being held in the Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, according to jail records, and is expected to appear in court Friday morning, according ...


Largest dinosaur foot ever found was a Brachiosaurus relative

Other authors on the study include Femke Holwerda, a Ph.D. -degree candidate at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany, and David Burnham, a resea...


Space X Arianespace Launch Satellites Early Morning on Wednesday

Steven . The recovery attempt will take place after a routine mission on Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket later deployed...


Longest lunar eclipse to take place on Friday

Caroline Southey asked Dr Daniel Cunnama to explain the significance. This is an eclipse of the moon . Why is it such a big deal? Sometimes they are penumb...


When and where to watch the blood moon on Friday

The period of complete eclipse - known as "totality", when the moon appears darkest - will be one hour and 43 minutes. The Royal Astronomical Society said...


Rare Celestial treat: Longest total Lunar Eclipse of century falls tomorrow

The period of complete eclipse - known as "totality", when the moon appears darkest - will last from 1930 to 2113 GMT. Lunar eclipses occur from two to fo...


What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

A Super Blue Blood Moon rises behind the Camlica Mosque on January 31, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. Unlike a solar eclipse , it's completely safe to watch a ...


'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday

During a lunar eclipse , the sun lies directly behind Earth, refracting - or bending - light. 'The rim of the earth would be glowing because light is being s...


Total Lunar Eclipse 2018: Blue moon will turn hauntingly blood red

On the night of the total lunar eclipse , Mars and the moon will be roughly six degrees apart in the night sky. This lunar eclipse, often called a " blood ...


Our Milky Way May Have A Sibling Says, Scientist

Its dismantling billions of years ago resulted in a almost invisible halo of stars, and the creation of Andromeda's enigmatic M32 satellite galaxy . "The And...


Fukushima's nuclear signature found in California wine

Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident , radioactive waste leaked into surrounding areas and contaminated waters and food. Researchers tes...


Discovery of underground lake on Mars raises possibility of life

All of that water is either locked up in solid form, however, or locked away in the distant past. Water on Mars is exciting but laws of planetary protection s...


Mars to be in opposition and make a close approach in July

This is a particularly good year for viewing Mars as it will be making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. "An opposition can occur anywhere along Mars...


July 28: Catch the century's longest total lunar eclipse

This colour is from all the sunrises and sunsets of Earth shining onto the Moon . The event itself will last almost 4 hours, with official estimates saying t...


Rain soaks Berks; flash flood watch in effect

The weather service did not say all areas under warning would experience severe weather, just that the risk was higher. A round of thunderstorms is projected ...