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

What to expect in the longest total lunar eclipse of the century For those in North America, several scientific organizations will offer livestreams of the celestial event. Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse , the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world. This gives the moon a unusual red glow as it disappears into the Earth's shadow . A blood moon rises at Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Jul... [Full Article...]

The longest total lunar eclipse of this century is happening this Friday!

The longest total lunar eclipse of this century is happening this Friday! This new paper is best understood as a call to look for those chemicals more closely on the moon , especially in volcanic deposits dating back to those periods. But from 10.15pm until 11.20pm, the sun will have descended a bit and the moon will have risen further creating a better image for viewers of the eclipse. [Full Article...]

Lunar Eclipse 2018: Timings In India, FAQs On Blood Moon, Chandra Grahan

Lunar Eclipse 2018: Timings In India, FAQs On Blood Moon, Chandra Grahan Even though the Earth will be lined up directly between the moon and the sun, the moon will not be blacked out completely. The total lunar eclipse , in which the moon will appear red, also called Blood Moon , will be visible from 1 am to 2:43 am tonight. [Full Article...]

Astronomers find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, including an "oddball"

Astronomers find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, including an Gareth Williams at the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center used the team's observations to calculate orbits for the newly-found moons. The team first spotted most of the new Jovian moons using the Blanco 4-metre telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, and followed up with further observations at other telescopes. [Full Article...]

Daredevil 'oddball' among 12 newly discovered Jupiter moons

The scientists embarked on a yearlong process that involved several observations to confirm the moons' existence, according to a Carnegie Institution for Science press release . The moon travels in the same direction as the prograde moons, but is located as far from Jupiter as the retrograde moons that travel in the opposite direction. [Full Article...]

20000 lose power in Puerto Rico due to Beryl's remnants

20000 lose power in Puerto Rico due to Beryl's remnants Gov. Ricardo Rossello says the rains are likely to continue for another 10 to 12 hours, hitting hardest in the east. As of Monday afternoon, there were almost 13,000 power outages, a total that included customers who remain without service since Hurricane Maria last September, according to Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Beryl disintegrates as it zips to Caribbean

Tropical Storm Beryl disintegrates as it zips to Caribbean Virgin Islands will experience heavy rainfall and gusty winds associated with Beryl's remnants today, according to the NHC. Tropical Storm Chris formed Sunday off the NC coast and is expected to move very little over the next couple of days. [Full Article...]

Heat advisory this weekend through Monday night

Heat advisory this weekend through Monday night A large swath of ME could be in for a heat wave during the Fourth of July holiday week, according to the National Weather Service . By this afternoon highs will have reached into the lower 90s, but add on the humidity and heat index values will be well into the upper 90s and possibly even neat 100. [Full Article...]

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9 Wade , all that does is give the states the right to decide whether abortion is legal or illegal", Falwell said . The nine-point difference could suggest an enthusiasm gap between the parties, as liberal groups sound the alarm that a newly configured court could outlaw abortion rights if a conservative nominee replaces Kennedy's swing vote . [Full Article...]

Puan, World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australian Zoo

Puan, World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australian Zoo Born in 1956, she was noted by the Guinness Book of Records as being the oldest verified Sumatran orangutan in the world in 2016. As the mother of 11 children, Puan's genetics account for just under 10% of the global zoological population, according to Perth Zoo. [Full Article...]

Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’ Dubbing the new wing of America's fighting machine the " Space Force ", Trump merged the idea of reasserting US might in space exploration with that of carving out military dominance, as global jockeying for Earth's extra-atmospheric supremacy heats up. [Full Article...]

Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup Since the World Cup expanded to 32 teams in 1998, all of the eventual champions have been seeded. There are 327 banned individuals who do not hold passports and they are not required to report to police. A 21 year old Neymar carried the expectations of his Nation on his shoulders back in 2013 at the FIFA Confederations Cup, and delivered the title in style at the iconic Maracana, in front of t... [Full Article...]

Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid

Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid Mexico's previous World Cups are widely regarded as two of the best ever, instantly evoking the magic of Pele and the 1970 Brazil team and the genius of Diego Maradona in the 1986 tournament won by Argentina. The lovely game transcends borders and cultures. "Football is the victor". "My dream is to some day compete in the World Cup - maybe, even in my hometown of Edmonton", said the 17-year-... [Full Article...]

Hurricanes are traveling more slowly - which makes them even more unsafe

Hurricanes are traveling more slowly - which makes them even more unsafe The unusually slow-moving Hurricane Harvey was a recent example. In the Atlantic basin, the slowdown is just 6 percent. In some regions, the pace of those storms slowed even more as they hit land. That means a storm that may already hold more moisture will have time to drop more of it in each spot. "Tropical cyclones are just carried along by the wind, so it makes sense", Kossin says. [Full Article...]

SES-12 satellite successfully launched

SES-12 satellite successfully launched The original plan was for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to power the mission , but Musk said a few months ago that the company would probably use its "Big F-ing Rocket" (BFR) instead. The decline primarily reflects a continuing global slump in manufacturing orders and launch contracts for large commercial satellites. The SES-12 spacecraft was built by Airbus Defence and Space and will de... [Full Article...]

Southern U.S. hit with heavy rain from remnants of Alberto

Southern U.S. hit with heavy rain from remnants of Alberto RADAR CHECK: The most widespread rain is over northwest Alabama this afternoon; a flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties until 6 p.m. Initially expected to transition to a tropical storm or hurricane , Alberto formed as a subtropical storm over the western Caribbean on May 25 and made landfall near Panama City, Florida, on May 28 with sustained ... [Full Article...]

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free To Play This Weekend

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free To Play This Weekend Now that Rainbow is descending upon the location, however, the Vinciguerras are trying to burn documents left and right and doing their best to save their valuables before the world's most prolific counter-terrorism units tear the villa apart. [Full Article...]

Apple wants Samsung to cough up $1bn in patent damages from 2012

Apple wants Samsung to cough up $1bn in patent damages from 2012 In any case, a crisp hearing wound up fundamental after a Supreme Court controlling on how the punishments were figured. Apple and Samsung are now fighting it out again . 'We were really risking everything that was making Apple successful at the time, ' Joswiak said. However, Apple may still be able to convince the jury that the devices would not have been marketable without the infring... [Full Article...]

U.S. net neutrality bill advances in the Senate

U.S. net neutrality bill advances in the Senate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Wednesday that the solution was for lawmakers to draft net neutrality legislation "that would safeguard consumers but still prevent regulators from stifling innovation". While powerful telecom companies would be the sole beneficiaries of the FCC's rule change, surveys have consistently showed widespread and bipartisan backing for the net neutra... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 Launch Event Today

OnePlus 6 Launch Event Today This time, OnePlus has used glass body surrounded by an aluminum frame. It features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both its front and back. What's even better than the OnePlus 6? I prefer the matte Midnight Black over this one. But the additional 20MP secondary camera is curiously underused; it's only for bokeh. In addition, the handset can now shoot 4K resolution videos at 60fps, which is als... [Full Article...]


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