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Sci-tech Chandrayaan-2 ready for Moon landing
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Insisting that the enormity of flood-related damages in the state warranted maximum aid from the Centre, Karnataka Chief Minsiter B S Yediyurappa had recently said, he would apprise the situation to Prime Minister Modi during his Bengaluru visit on September seven.

Sci-tech Miami mayor to sign emergency declaration despite Dorian's projected path
Author: 0 Miami mayor to sign emergency declaration despite Dorian's projected path

The unnamed Category 5 hurricane crashed ashore along Florida's Gulf Coast on September 2. The threat of unsafe storm conditions is not just limited to Florida. "Looking at these forecasts, a bump in one direction or the other could have really significant ramifications in terms of impact". Major airlines began allowing travelers to change reservations without fees.

Sci-tech Chandrayaan 2`s Terrain Mapping Camera-2 shoots photos of Moon`s surface
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A stunning image of the moon has been taken by India's ground-breaking Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft from lunar orbit. Presently, Chandrayaan-2 has completed the second lunar orbit. 'Jackson is an impact crater located in the northern hemisphere of the far side of the Moon. India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has beamed back fresh images of the cratered surface of the Moon just weeks from when the craft is due to touch down on the unexplored south pole of Earth's natural satellite.

Sci-tech Vancouverites raise concerns over Amazon fires
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Bolsonaro has previously described rainforest protections as an obstacle to Brazil's economic development. French President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro for endorsing "rude" remarks about his wife. Brazilian farmers sometimes start fires at this time of the year to illegally clear land for livestock. US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, both attending the G7 summit, have offered their countries' assistance in fighting the ...

Sci-tech New Tropical Depression Forms East-Southeast Of The Lesser Antilles
Author: 0 New Tropical Depression Forms East-Southeast Of The Lesser Antilles

A tropical depression could form before moving away from the East Coast, north through the Western Atlantic. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. It is a very small system so despite some wind shear it is expected to strengthen through the next few days as it moves toward the far eastern islands of the Caribbean.

Author: 0 NASA Probing Allegation of First Crime in Space

However, she denies any wrongdoing and insists she was checking her former spouse had enough money to pay for the care of Ms Worden's son, who the pair had been raising together before their break-up. The inspector general conducted an interview with McClain under oath last week, and she claims that she is only continuing existing behavior that Worden had approved to manage the family's finances, the paper reported.

Sci-tech Black Hole Emits Strange Flashes Baffling Astronomers
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The black hole is also the target of the globe-spanning Event Horizon Telescope, a collaboration that published the first image of a black hole in April. The team that discovered this unprecedented flare-up observed Sgr A* for four nights with an infrared camera at the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea in Hawaii .

Sci-tech Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Tonight: When And Where To Watch
Author: 0 Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Tonight: When And Where To Watch

Delta Aquariids appear to come from the constellation Aquarius, visible in the southern part of the sky, while the Perseids will be in the northern part of the sky. Skywatchers should be able to see between 60 and 70 per hour at the peak. But "Earthgrazer" meteors, which skim Earth's atmosphere and showcase long, blazing tails, are visible earlier when the radiant is low above the horizon.

Sci-tech Moon Landing Anniversary: 50 Years Since Apollo 11 Mission
Author: 0 Moon Landing Anniversary: 50 Years Since Apollo 11 Mission

The US president also took the opportunity to press NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to expedite the mission to reach Mars. In the decades since USA astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind", various nations have advanced their own lunar missions - including China, which plans to explore the moon's polar regions by 2030.

Sci-tech Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary
Author: 0 Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary

The path of the Moon through the Earth's shadow on the night of July 16th, 2019. The moon is going full buck! Earth will cast two shadows on the moon during the eclipse . Subscribe to India Today for NEW VIDEOS EVERY DAY and make sure to enable Push Notifications so you'll never miss a new video. Lunar eclipses are not eye-damaging.

Sci-tech A freakish black hole has a disc that shouldn’t be there
Author: 0 A freakish black hole has a disc that shouldn’t be there

The disc is a scaled down quasar - a celestial object that emits an exceptional amount of energy - that's normally found in objects that are at least a 1000 times brighter . The two black holes will continue to get closer to one another sending out large ripples in space-time, known as gravitational waves , which will be detected again on Earth.

Sci-tech Moon mission is a signal of India’s growing space ambitions
Author: 0 Moon mission is a signal of India’s growing space ambitions

PSLV versus GSLVThe two big missions before this-the Chandrayaan-1 and Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)-were launched using the PSLV class of launch vehicles , while this will be launched using India's heaviest rocket so far. "Everything is progressing normally", said an official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The United States spent about $ 25 billion -- the equivalent of more than $100 billion in current prices -- on 15 Apollo missions, including the six that put Armstrong ...

Sci-tech Hot and holiday storm chances
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Then, keep an eye to the skies with scattered strong to possibly severe storms after 3 p.m. today . Expect heavy rainfall with localized flash flooding possible with storm development. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour. Tonight partly cloudy with temperatures falling in the upper 70s-low 80s this evening as overnight lows drop in the low-mid 70s.

Sci-tech This is what an erupting volcano looks like from space
Author: 0 This is what an erupting volcano looks like from space

Part of Russia's Kuril Islands chain near northern Japan, Raikoke is an uninhabited volcanic island that has been dormant since 1924. On 22 June, Raikoke volcano erupted unexpectedly into a huge plume of smoke and ash. The fantastic image, which shows a huge plume of smoke rising up and surrounded by white clouds, was released by NASA Earth Observatory . "What a spectacular image", Simon Carn, a volcanologist at Michigan Technological University, said in the NASA press release .

Sci-tech SpaceX Successfully Launched Falcon Heavy Rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX Successfully Launched Falcon Heavy Rocket

It took several hours to release them all. In what seemed like more of an advertisement for SpaceX merchandise, the link directs users to a $15 worth of "Occupy Mars "Heat Sensitive" Terraforming Mug", which is now out of stock on the site.

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully launches 'most complicated' Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 payloads
Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches 'most complicated' Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 payloads

SpaceX has landed and used many of its booster rockets a couple of times, touting their reusability as an effective way to cut the costs of future space travel. Lift-off begins from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida during a launch window that opens at 11:30pm EDT Monday (that's Tuesday 25 June 1:30pm AEST for those playing on the Australian East Coast).

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