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  • One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica

    July 12, 2017 9:53 AM 8

    Scientists confirmed Wednesday that a much anticipated break at the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has occurred, unleashing a massive iceberg that is more than 2,200 square miles in area and weighs a trillion tons. In other words, the iceberg — one of the largest in recorded history to splinter off the Antarctic ice sheets — is close to the size of Delaware

  • “Hubble” showed “twin” of the milky Way

    July 12, 2017 6:05 AM 31

    Scientists using a telescope “Hubble” has received the NGC 2500, which is located at a distance of 30 million light years from Earth in the constellation Lynx. The picture was published on the website of the telescope. NGC 2500 is a spiral galaxy like the milky Way. To the class of spiral galaxies is about two thirds of all galaxies of the Universe

  • In the milky way 100 billion stars failed

    July 11, 2017 3:49 AM 23

    New research suggests that our galaxy contains as much as 100 billion brown dwarfs. Astronomers estimate that the milky Way contains at least 100 billion brown dwarfs – stellar objects that were not able to turn into a full-fledged star. Scientists from St. Andrews University conducted a study of over a thousand brown dwarfs within a radius of 1500 light

  • NASA’s Juno spacecraft readies close flyby of Jupiter’s massive Great Red Spot maelstrom

    July 10, 2017 9:18 PM 7

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA/MIAMI – NASA’s Juno spacecraft is about to give us our best look yet of Jupiter’s swirling Great Red Spot. The spacecraft flies directly above the monster storm Monday night, passing 5,600 miles (9,000 km) above the cloud tops. That’s close by space standards. Juno’s instruments will peer through the clouds and help scientists

  • Mysterious deep-sea creatures, you never knew existed — Watch the video!

    July 5, 2017 4:44 PM 68

    Here are 13 unexplained and mysterious deep-sea creatures caught on camera. New Delhi: There are many mysterious sea creatures in the world that we never knew existed and scientists are keen to discover such new species. Recently, a mysterious sea creature with no eyes and mouth washed up at Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California to take the Internet

  • Discovered the most musical birds in the world

    July 2, 2017 7:06 PM 21

    According to a study published this week, 18 of the palm cockatoo is beaten with a stick on wood not by coincidence, that is, birds beat is the rhythm. Among animals, “drumming”, as such, is fairly common, enough to recall the woodpeckers which are hammering the tree with its beak. Several species of birds use the legs to clear the fraction. But palm cockatoos

  • NASA probe to pass over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot on July 10

    July 2, 2017 11:19 AM 25

    NASA has said its Juno spacecraft will pass directly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the gas giant's iconic, 16,000-km wide storm, on July 10. NASA has said its Juno spacecraft will pass directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, the gas giant’s iconic, 16,000-km wide storm, on July 10. This will be humanity’s first up-close and personal view of the gigantic

  • Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

    June 30, 2017 8:34 AM 9

    TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space agency. This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station, an agency spokeswoman told AFP on Friday (June 30). The idea is to first

  • Great Barrier Reef is worth $56 billion to Australia and is ‘too big to fail’

    June 26, 2017 2:45 AM 29

    THE Great Barrier Reef is worth $56 billion to Australia’s economy and is “too big to fail”, according to a new report. Deloitte Access Economics found the reef contributed $6.4 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16 and the World Heritage listed area supported 64,000 full time jobs. The report commissioned by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation

  • NASA has shown an unusual shot of a “thread of pearls” on Jupiter

    June 25, 2017 9:59 AM 26

    Three light oval hurricane, located in the upper part of the image, known as the “string of pearls”. Each of the hurricanes wider than the Earth and rotates at speeds of hundreds of kilometers per hour. The lighter regions are areas in which the gas rises, and low, where fall. The picture was taken by the “Juno” at the distance of 33.4 thousand kilometers