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Basildon Council terminates contract with Wickford Market

5 hours 53 min ago
COUNCIL bosses have pulled out of their agreement with a market operator amid concerns over safety. Basildon Council has terminated its contract with Wickford market due to fears social distancing guidelines could not be followed. It means the market will ...

NASA's first Space Launch System megarocket core powers up for 'green run' test

6 hours 9 min ago
The coronavirus pandemic has slowed testing of NASA's next megarocket, but the monthslong process is resuming and has checked off a key milestone: powering up the core stage. The Space Launch System, or SLS, will be the most powerful rocket to date ...

Stimulating production of enzyme in roundworms found to increase lifespan

6 hours 40 min ago
VRK-1 is a nuclear protein that increases worm life span. (A) VRK-1::GFP was localized in the cellular nuclei of multiple tissues including neurons (asterisks), intestine (arrowheads), and hypodermis (fig. S1B, arrows) at L2 larval stage. Nuclear DNA was ...

Researchers observe branched flow of light for the first time

7 hours 15 min ago
A team of researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has observed branched flow of light for the very first time. The findings are published in Nature and are featured on the cover of the July 2, 2020 issue. The study was carried out by Ph.D.

Betelgeuse's weird dimming caused by gigantic starspots

7 hours 35 min ago
The weird recent dimming of the star Betelgeuse was caused by spots that temporarily covered at least half of the enormous star's surface, a new study suggests. Betelgeuse, which forms the shoulder of the constellation Orion, is one of the most famous and ...

Modelling studies may correctly predict COVID-19 cases only two weeks into future, say scientists

7 hours 35 min ago
India's COVID-19 tally on Thursday crossed the six lakh mark while the death toll rose to 17,834, according to the Union health ministry data. Share · Next. The dynamics of pandemics depend on human social behaviour and the efficiency of containment ...

Mini-marsquakes measured by InSight lander show effects of sun and wind

7 hours 40 min ago
Compared with our own planet Earth, Mars might seem like a "dead" planet, but even there, the wind blows and the ground moves. On Earth, we study the ambient seismic noise rippling mainly due to ocean activity to peek underground at the structure of the ...

Lunar eclipse and full moon to put on a sky show July 4 weekend. Will NJ get a view?

7 hours 46 min ago
While there won't be as many man-made fireworks as usual this Independence Day weekend, Mother Nature will be putting on her own sky show — with a full “thunder moon” rising on July 4 and a partial lunar eclipse occurring on the same night. The slight ...

The Moon May Be More Metallic Than Previously Thought

8 hours 53 sec ago
Researchers have uncovered evidence to suggest that the moon may be more metallic than previously thought. According to a study published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, the subsurface of our only natural satellite might be richer in ...

NASA's Mars rover Perseverance: Everything you need to know

8 hours 11 min ago
The Perseverance rover on Mars as imagined by an artist. NASA/JPL-Caltech This story is part of Welcome to Mars, our series exploring the red planet. NASA's Perseverance rover hopes to answer our biggest burning question about Mars history: Did the red ...

Get Ready For Two Comets: How, When And Where You Can See Comets NEOWISE And Lemmon During July

8 hours 19 min ago
Will you see a comet with your naked eyes this summer? Comet-watching is not a hobby for the impatient. After the fizzling-out of Comet Atlas and Comet Swan during 2020, you'd be forgiven for giving up on glimpsing one of these icy celestial visitors to the ...

Grasslands birds, migration and climate change lecture

8 hours 22 min ago
As our climate changes, the timing of natural processes, including blooming of flowers and greening of vegetation is shifting and presenting challenges for birds and farmers alike. For Bobolinks and Savannah sparrows, two ground-laying grassland bird ...

Latest satellites give stargazers a new sky view

8 hours 35 min ago
ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 (UPI) — The recent boon of satellite launches has given stargazers something new to look at in orbit. Whether they are delighted or annoyed depends on whom you ask. SpaceX's Starlink satellites show up in the night sky for short ...

Latest satellites give stargazers a new sky view

8 hours 35 min ago
ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 (UPI) -- The recent boon of satellite launches has given stargazers something new to look at in orbit. Whether they are delighted or annoyed depends on whom you ask. Advertisement. SpaceX's Starlink satellites show up in the night ...

Watch This Mesmerizing Timelapse of the Sun's Last Decade

8 hours 41 min ago
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is celebrating ten trips around the sun this year—that is, ten years of being the sun's most reliable photographer. The satellite has been taking a snapshot of the fiery ball of gas at the center of our solar system every ...

Quantum 'kick' on big object measured for 1st time ever

8 hours 42 min ago
Quantum effects are pushing us around all the time, and we now have observational evidence of this somewhat disconcerting fact. Researchers with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration have measured the ...

Lockheed: SpaceX's Dragon can't go to the moon

9 hours 3 min ago
With help from Bryan Bender and Connor O'Brien. Quick Fix. — Lockheed Martin pushes back on the claim that SpaceX Dragon could bring astronauts to the moon. — Congress is likely to approve of the Space Force's organization plan, but one expert ...

More space-station batteries replaced

9 hours 15 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts completed their second spacewalk in under a week Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station. Commander Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken quickly tackled the big, boxy batteries.

These insects preserved in amber are still glowing 99 million years later

10 hours 9 min ago
Fossils can tell scientists a lot about prehistoric life, but they can't say everything. When it comes to understanding our animal and plant forebears, there's a lot we'll probably never learn from fossils, like what colors ancient animals were. However, in rare ...

UFO Expert Spots Massive Alleged 'Alien Craft' Flying Out Of The Sun [WATCH]

10 hours 20 min ago
A UFO expert claimed that NASA's solar satellite captured an image of a massive, mysterious object flying out of the Sun. According to the expert, the object could be a type of disk-shaped spacecraft. The strange UFO sighting was reported by Scott Waring of ...