Nasa to accept star Kiwi students into prestigious internship programme

Nasa to accept star Kiwi students into prestigious internship programme

AMBER-LEIGH WOOLF Last updated 17:55, August 27 2018 MONIQUE FORD/STUFF US Ambassador Scott Brown said the US New Zealand partnership to allow tertiary students to participate in NASA’s International Internships Programme represented a leap forward in their cooperation. New Zealanders who are shooting for the stars now have the opportunity to use Nasa’s launch pad.  The […]

You Can See a Full Moon Tonight. Here's Why It Has 4 Nicknames

You Can See a Full Moon Tonight. Here's Why It Has 4 Nicknames

United States residents who missed the partial solar eclipse on Aug. 11 have another chance to see something wild in the sky this month. The August full moon — dubbed the “green corn moon,” the “grain moon,” the “red moon” and the “sturgeon moon” — will be visible in the sky soon. The full moon […]

Glowing NASA Map Shows Huge Dust Clouds Swirling Across Earth

Glowing NASA Map Shows Huge Dust Clouds Swirling Across Earth

This colorful NASA map of the Earth is map of smoke, dust and other aerosols across the planet. NASA created the visualization using data from satellites orbiting the Earth and ground-based sensors, then added false colors to denote types of aerosols displayed. Credit: Joshua Stevens/Adam Voiland/NASA We live our whole lives wandering from one […]

Florida red tide: Wildlife advocate stunned by toll on fish

Florida red tide: Wildlife advocate stunned by toll on fish

ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — The head of one of the U.S.’s largest environmental nonprofits says he was stunned Wednesday to see thousands of dead fish and devastation to other marine life from a red tide off hugging southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Collin O’Mara, the president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, went on Wednesday […]

Upcoming launches at VAFB

Upcoming launches at VAFB

Upcoming launches at VAFB  Santa Maria Times Where are the best places to watch ULA’s Delta IV power Orion to orbit?  Brinkwire (press release) Full coverage Source link

Light from Ancient Quasars Helps Confirm Quantum Mechanics of Entanglement

Light from Ancient Quasars Helps Confirm Quantum Mechanics of Entanglement

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23, 2018 — An international research team has extended the case for quantum entanglement, further limiting the possibility that a freedom-of-choice loophole might reveal that such correlations could have a classical explanation. The team, comprised of researchers from MIT, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the University of Vienna, as well as […]

Total Solar Eclipse in 2024: How, when and where to watch; all you need to know

Total Solar Eclipse in 2024: How, when and where to watch; all you need to know

Total Solar Eclipse in 2024 will be one of the biggest celestial events of the century. Here are all the details about how, when and where to watch the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Representative image of a Solar Eclipse |Photo Credit:&nbspThinkstock Skywatchers from all around the world are already excited about the […]

An asteroid bigger than the London Eye is heading towards Earth, NASA warns

An asteroid bigger than the London Eye is heading towards Earth, NASA warns

An asteroid bigger than the London Eye is on “close approach” with Earth, NASA has warned. Named ‘2016 NF23’, the large lump of space rock has been labelled “potentially hazardous” and boasts an estimated diameter of up to 160m. To put that in perspective, that’s the same as the height of the Walkie Talker skyscraper […]

New research suggests evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest'

New research suggests evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest'

Anadara aequalitas was included in new large-data study of fossil and extant bivalves and gastropods in the Atlantic Ocean that suggests laziness might be a fruitful strategy for survival of individuals, species and even communities of species. Credit: Neogene Atlas of Ancient Life / University of Kansas If you’ve got an unemployed, 30-year-old adult child […]

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