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by | October 11, 2018 | 15:33

Hurricane Michael caused a transformer to explode as the storm hit the southern portion of Alabama on October 10. "I didn't expect all this", said Bill Manning, 63, a grocery clerk who left his camper van in Panama City to move into a hotel where the power eventually went out.

by | October 11, 2018 | 14:52

And that'll be a legitimate offsettable business expense for professional Instagrammers, so there ought to be loads of them up flying about up there, pouting in front of small, black windows. Virgin Galactic will get people into space using slightly different means than the likes of NASA and SpaceX . It performed powered test flights in April and May.

by | October 11, 2018 | 13:43

This is a life-threatening situation. This storm has the potential to be a historic storm, please take heed. We are also working with federal, state and local officials to provide public shelter and accommodate those evacuating from other states .

by | October 11, 2018 | 13:19

The rocket was carrying U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin. The Kremlin confirmed the men had survived. The US space agency Nasa said there was an "issue with the booster". Search and rescue crews are heading to the landing site. They were scheduled to dock with the space station later Thursday and spend six-months there.

by | October 11, 2018 | 12:51

The monster hurricane was the most powerful ever recorded to hit the Panhandle and was on par with Hurricanes Irma, which swept across Florida in September 2017, and Andrew, which devastated Homestead in 1992. "They said it grew into a monster". A risky storm surge continued along the coastal Florida panhandle; a National Ocean Service station in Apalachicola was reporting 5 feet of water above the ground level.

by | October 11, 2018 | 09:31

NASA sent a December 1999 Space Shuttle service mission (described here) that replaced failed gyros, and a mission in 2009 (the one Hubble's twitter team referred to) again replaced gyros to extend the telescope's life. Hubble has made more than 1.3 million observations since its mission began in 1990 and helped publish more than 15,000 scientific papers. Hubble's pseudo-successor, the James Webb Space Telescope , was supposed to already be up and running for years by this point, but ...

by | October 10, 2018 | 19:58

President Trump has declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida, and Governor Rick Scott pleaded on Wednesday with anyone in an evacuation zone - around 500,000 people - to " leave RIGHT NOW ", or risk their lives. Forecasters in Alabama warned of possible tornados. Michael was forecast to have the power to uproot trees, block roads and knock out power for days by the time it hits Florida on Wednesday.

by | October 10, 2018 | 19:59

The storm was moving north about 12 miles per hour, according to the Hurricane Center. The areas from Chassahowitzka to Anna Maria Island and between the Alabama-Florida border and the Okaloosa-Walton county line could see 2 to 4 feet of storm surge.

by | October 10, 2018 | 08:27

It will be available in multiple covers, with connecting covers by Messina and retailer incentive variant covers by George Caltsoudas (" Star Trek vs. Enterprise assumes command of the Discovery . If you're a fan of Doug Jones' Saru, you're in luck, because the alien character will be learning a shocking piece of information about himself that Jones could not spoil.

by | October 10, 2018 | 01:37

By 5 p.m. Monday, Michael's top sustained winds were around 80 miles per hour as it headed north at 9 miles per hour. If Michael continues to intensify and stay on the National Hurricane Center's forecasted path, storm surge impacts east of the hurricane's eye are expected to be most severe, where storm surge and waves could bring water levels to rise as high as 16 to 20 feet, the USGS predicts.

by | October 09, 2018 | 18:32

In a statement NASA allayed fears by saying the telescope can still carry out scientific operations with one gyro but that activities onboard the orbiter had been suspended to give engineers a chance to fix the fault. The Hubble Space Telescope is now operating in safe mode, with all science operations suspended, after one of the three gyroscopes used to aim the telescope failed on Friday 5 October.

by | October 09, 2018 | 17:16

Local residents may see the first stage of the Falcon 9 returning to Vandenberg AFB, including multiple engine burns associated with the landing . SpaceX already has recovered rocket boosters several times, both on land in Florida and on drone ships at sea.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:15

During the landing attempt residents from Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties were warned that they may hear one or more sonic booms. On Twitter , SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said it "wouldn't be subtle". The second satellite will be SAOCOM 1B. This facility, which SpaceX leases from the Air Force, used to feature two launch pads, known as SLC-4 East and SLC-4 West.

by | October 08, 2018 | 17:22

The man had the meteorite with him since 1988 when he bought a farm in Edmore. To be sure about what did she find there, Mona Sirbescu sent the space rock to the Smithsonian Institution for a second opinion. A man has discovered a rock he's been using as a doorstop for 30 years is actually worth more than A$140,000. Professor Monaliza Sirbescu shows off a meteorite that's been in a Grand Rapids man's home for years.

by | October 08, 2018 | 07:08

The 30th Space Wing said in a news release Tuesday that Central Coast residents may see the first stage of the Falcon 9 returning to Vandenberg. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch on Sunday night carrying an Argentine satellite sparked some confusion on social media about a bright light traveling across the Southern California sky.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:51

We could see some tropical downpours and storms here in the Midlands, all depending on the track of this potential system. The system, now located near the northeastern coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras, was forecast by the US -based National Hurricane Center at a 40 percent chance of tropical formation by Tuesday.

by | October 06, 2018 | 23:26

They will use the Hubble Space Telescope for more observations in May 2019 to confirm their finding . But the scientists behind this discovery are hesitant to confirm that the new find is an exomoon due to some of its peculiarities and the fact that more observation is needed.

by | October 06, 2018 | 03:37

And they noticed weird deviations in the "light curve" generated by the 19-hour-long transit of Kepler-1625b, a planet about three times heftier than Jupiter that orbits a star about as massive as our own sun. Unfortunately, the scheduled Hubble observations ended before the complete transit of the moon could be captured. The Kepler results were enough for the team to get 40 hours of time with Hubble to intensively study the planet, obtaining data four times more precise than that of Kepler.

by | October 06, 2018 | 03:33

Tropical storm Leslie grew in intensity to become a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday, but now poses no threat to land, Cuba's meteorological institute Insmet reported. Swells from Leslie are also being felt at the US East Coast, the Bahamas and most of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Forecasters say the storm is almost stationary and little movement is expected throughout the day.

by | October 06, 2018 | 01:38

It was discovered by a group of researchers working at the Carnegie Institution for Science, Northern Arizona University, University of Hawaii and the University of Oklahoma. Illustration by Roberto Molar Candanosa and Scott Sheppard , courtesy of Carnegie Institution for Science . Astronomers have just announced, on Tuesday 2 October, have discovered a new dwarf planet in the course of their research to try to find the hypothetical planet X or Nine.

by | October 05, 2018 | 21:40

Weighing 22 pounds, it's the sixth-largest recorded find in MI - and potentially worth $100,000, according to CMU. The former owner told him it was a meteorite that landed on the property in the 1930s. For the past thirty years, he has used it as a doorstop and sent it off to school with his children for show-and-tell. The man claimed he and his father heard the space rock crash into their property in the 1930s, and said it "made a heck of a noise when it hit ".

by | October 05, 2018 | 20:41

An examination found that the rock is an iron-nickel meteorite composed of mostly iron with 12 percent nickel. A United States farmer and his son saw a shooting star come crashing onto their property one night in the 1930s. The buyer ended up leaving the property eventually but took the 10-kilogram rock with him. He reportedly used the meteorite as a doorstop and sent it to school with his children for show and tell.

by | October 05, 2018 | 19:15

The Nobel Prize laureates for Medicine or Physiology 2018 are James P. Allison, U.S. and Tasuku Honjo, Japan presented at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm , Sweden, on October 1, 2018. The last woman before Strickland to win the physics prize, theoretical physicist Maria Goeppert-Mayer, was forced to work for years at USA universities for free, as her husband was also a scholar.

by | October 05, 2018 | 16:58

Roscosmos and NASA have each opened their own investigations of the 2 millimeter-wide hole detected in late August on the exterior wall of a Russian Soyuz capsule docked to the space station after ground operators reported slight dips in pressure levels.

by | October 05, 2018 | 08:46

Plans for the creation of a reusable lander Jeff Bezos, who on Wednesday won first place in the ranking of the richest people in the U.S. Forbes magazine (his fortune is estimated at $160 billion), told journalists at a scientific conference in California in may.

by | October 05, 2018 | 06:27

The $40 billion project features the construction of a 670 km pipeline from northeast B.C., and a liquified natural gas export terminal in Kitimat that will process and ship LNG to Asian markets. Weaver added that B.C. taxpayers would also end up subsidizing LNG Canada's power by paying rates twice as high and taking on the enormous public debt required to build Site C.

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:56

The soldiers planned to build flood berms and erect barriers and sandbags, officials said. The National Weather Service says Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has received more than 2 inches (5 centimeters) of ran so far Tuesday.

by | October 05, 2018 | 00:34

The object is reportedly on the small end of being a dwarf planet , with a 40,000-year orbit - meaning it takes a long time to go around the sun. For 99 percent of its orbit, it would be too faint to see. According to them, the orbits of those dwarf planets and asteroids suggests a hidden planet is lurking somewhere out there, messing up those orbits with its gravity.

by | October 04, 2018 | 03:05

According to the official Twitter handle of the Nobel Prize , Dr. Ashkin has been awarded the Prize "for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems", while Dr. While Ashkin's optical tweezers may sound stranger than science fiction, they make it possible for scientists to hold, observe and move tiny objects with "laser beam fingers".

by | October 03, 2018 | 19:16

The discoveries by Allison , 70, and Honjo , 76, "absolutely paved the way for a new approach to cancer treatment ", Dr. Jedd Wolchok, chief of the melanoma and immunotherapeutics service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY, told The Associated Press.

by | October 02, 2018 | 15:41

Ashkin invented optical "tweezers" that could grab particles, atoms, viruses and other living cells while Mourou and Strickland separately created the shortest and most powerful laser pulses ever. One of them, Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, entered the Nobel record books by becoming the oldest laureate at age 96. "Advanced precision instruments are opening up unexplored areas of research and a multitude of industrial and medical applications", the academy said on ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 02:45

There is increasing confidence that high-grade tropical moisture from Hurricane Rosa may drift into northwest Arizona, southern Nevada and southeast California by Monday morning. It was heading north at 20km/h. "Coastal areas are expected to received 0.25" to 0.50" of rain Tuesday into Wednesday, said Brandt Maxwell, a weather service forecaster.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:25

Rovers Minerva-II1A and II1-B were released from the Hayabusa 2 "mothership" after a three-and-a-half-year journey and began hopping their way across the Ryugu asteroid's craggy surface on Friday, September 21 . The Ryugu asteroid is only 900 meters in size, underscoring the precision of the maneuver-the equivalent of hitting a six-centimeter target in Brazil from Japan .

by | September 28, 2018 | 21:28

Taking to Twitter, Andrews shared the video, writing: "Can't believe I'm writing this, no joke - BELUGA in the Thames off Coalhouse Fort". The creature is thousands of miles from its normal home in the Arctic. The sight of a beluga whale so far south - 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometres) from even Iceland - is exceptional. TV news helicopters filmed the whale from the air as officials asked the public not to get too close to the animal.

by | September 28, 2018 | 19:22

Earlier this week, Japan's space agency Jaxa made history by landing a pair of hopping rovers on an asteroid known as Ryugu, and sending back the first-ever images from the surface of a space rock. Twitter user Transferrins created this incredible stop-motion animation of the rover's landing on the asteroid, which shows just how nail-biting that journey was.