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by | August 13, 2018 | 19:12

Between 110 and 140 meteors per hour are expected to be seen on Sunday night. "The backstory of Perseids is also interesting - it originated from a comet called Swift-Tuttle". Peak temperatures can reach as much as 10,000F (5,537F) as they speed across the sky. "The Perseid meteor shower is spectacular". This year's dramatic meteor shower was even more special thanks to the Moon.

by | August 10, 2018 | 13:30

However, Hector could bring at least parts of the Big Island tropical-storm-force winds (39-plus mph) today, particularly on the southern tip of the island and eastward-facing coasts. Higher than usual tides will combine with the large surf to cause coastal inundation. "The volcano, Madam Pele, has totally wiped out all the homes that would have been in danger", he said, referring to the Hawaiian volcano goddess, and noting that those neighbourhoods suffered a lot of damage when Tropical ...

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:15

Carper of Delaware. The Natural Resources Council of ME said the changes will result in more harmful pollutants drifting into ME - which already has among the nation's highest asthma rates - and "adds insult to injury by also eliminating states' rights to set our own clean vehicle standards".

by | August 03, 2018 | 16:27

SpaceXNASA astronaut Sunita "Suni" Williams tests mock-ups of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship and spacesuit. Here's a quick look at these private crew-carrying spaceships, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:10

Bush administration, said he has heard the White House will seek public comment on a range of proposals, floating the idea of revoking California's authority but not formally proposing it. In May, California and a group of 16 other states challenged the Trump administration's decision to reopen strict US vehicle emissions rules for review.

by | July 24, 2018 | 22:14

It is known that the total lunar eclipse will be visible in cities including Delhi, Pune and Mumbai among others. If you're planning to watch it online it begins at 1:14 p.m. In a handsome coincidence, on July 27, Mars will also appear large and bright in the sky as it moves towards its closest approach to Earth in 15 years.

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:11

Strzok angrily responded, saying the "we'll stop it" text came in response to campaign occurrences such as Trump insulting the immigrant father of a fallen USA soldier. While some lawmakers are demanding that President Donald Trump immediately cancel his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin following the indictment on Friday of 12 Russian military officers for "conspiring to interfere with the 2016 presidential election", Sen.

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:43

Chris had top winds of 60 miles per hour (95 kph) at 5 a.m. Monday, and was expected to remain almost stationary through Tuesday before moving northeastward as a hurricane. Croix, with the National Weather Service warning of high winds and fallen trees and light posts. For now, it could bring high surf and a rip current threat to the Carolina coast.

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:32

Tropical Depression Two, in the lower right of this GOES-16 satellite image, is moving west toward the Caribbean. The weak storm, which carries winds of 40mph according to the National Hurricane Centre, is expected to die down before it reaches the Lesser Antilles islands.

by | July 01, 2018 | 08:15

Trump said Friday that his Supreme Court selection process would begin in earnest on Monday and that he would interview "six or seven" candidates in total. But Trump could move to appoint a much more reliable conservative. Asked if he planned to question potential court nominees their views on abortion rights and Roe v.

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:28

The Sample Analysis at Mars ( SAM ) arm of the rover found seasonal fluctuations of methane gas in the planet's atmosphere as well as organic material from shallow-soil sample analyses from Gale crater, which was a lake some 3 billion years ago.

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:21

Plastic pollution is affecting even remote areas of the planet, including the Artic. Prior to the announcement, millions of Indian policymakers, celebrities, business leaders, innovators, environmentalists and activists gathered for weeks of activities aimed at taking action against plastic pollution .

by | June 07, 2018 | 09:06

Without having to reserve propellants for a landing attempt, along with use of an upgraded block 5 second stage, the Falcon 9 was expected to boost the 11,800-pound SES-12 satellite into a "super-synchronous" transfer orbit, an ellipse with a high point of around 36,000 miles and a predicted low point of 182 miles.

by | May 31, 2018 | 22:16

There will be some flexibility for farmers in the timing of culling to offset production losses. "We all agree that while there remains a chance to get rid of this disease, we should take it", he said. It was a courageous decision and the whole of New Zealand will be hoping it pays off. Federated Farmers, an advocacy organisation, said there were some farmers who opposed the cull but authorities needed to try to address the bacteria before it was too late.

by | May 29, 2018 | 16:31

In this Sept. 8, 1969 file photo, Apollo 12 moon mission crewmen pose in front of their Saturn 5 space vehicle as the rocket was rolled out of the VAB at Cape Kennedy Sept. Bean was a Navy test pilot before being selected to become an astronaut in 1963. "He was a one-of-a-kind combination of technical achievement as an astronaut and artistic achievement as a painter", said Massimino, who flew on two space shuttle missions.

by | May 29, 2018 | 16:16

Horgan said he didn't anticipate any high tension at the conference, even when Notley was still planning to be there, and that he expected the main focus of the meeting to be the development of a national pharmacare program. The B.C. government is challenging the constitutionality of an Alberta bill that, if passed, could allow that province to restrict the export of refined oil into this province.

by | May 28, 2018 | 17:10

The latest update from the National Hurricane Center puts Subtropical Storm Alberto about 185 miles (315 kilometers) west of Tampa , Florida and about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida, moving to the north-northwest at 10 mph (17 kph).

by | May 26, 2018 | 15:44

Alberto is early; hurricane season doesn't start officially until June 1. Highs Sunday are expected to range from the low to mid 70s across the north to the low to mid 80s here in the Lehigh Valley and across southeastern Pa., southern New Jersey and the Delmarva peninsula.

by | May 17, 2018 | 06:55

Supreme Court, which took up the Apple-Samsung patent fight in 2016 after a series of appeals, ruled on a narrow aspect of the case by finding juries and judges can look at discrete articles of manufacture , or components of a product, when assessing damages.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:42

Asteroids larger than 0.6 miles in length would be likely contenders, according to NASA . Don't worry though that it is still very far away from us and scientist don't think there is any danger of it reaching Earth. For those interested in seeing the asteroid zoom past, Earth Sky says it will "get as bright as magnitude +11", making it visible enough for amateur stargazers to catch it through their telescopes or powerful binoculars.