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Three poachers are eaten by lions at South African nature reserve

Three poachers are eaten by lions at South African nature reserve Nature's justice: At least three poachers are believed to have been eaten by lions at the Sibuya Game Reserve . "As it was already dark it was not possible to investigate the area until first light at which time we arranged for our vet to dart the entire pride of lions so that Police forensic teams assisted by our Anti-poaching unit could comb the immediate area for clues", Fox added. [Full Article...]

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed A scientist from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany , Miriam Kepler, declared that they have detected some clues that baby planets could appear even before the outstanding discovery. Dr Ashley King is a planetary scientist at the Museum who is hoping to learn more about how the planets in this solar system formed, including Earth. [Full Article...]

Longest Lunar Eclipse of 21st century due this month

The longest total lunar eclipse of this century would be visible from all parts of the country on July 27. That means anyone who is on the side of the earth that is experiencing nighttime will be able to see the lunar eclipse whereas a solar eclipse can only be seen by the people who are where the moon's shadow falls. [Full Article...]

Greenpeace protestors collision Superman-shaped drone right into French nuclear plant

Greenpeace protestors collision Superman-shaped drone right into French nuclear plant A Superman-shaped drone and a miniature aircraft piloted by Greenpeace activists were smashed Tuesday morning against a building of a nuclear power plant near Lyon, with "no impact" on the safety of facilities according to the state-controlled EDF. [Full Article...]

Space station NASA first got clear pictures of Ceres

Space station NASA first got clear pictures of Ceres Dawn is now closer than ever to Occator Crater, the source of some of those intriguing spots, and NASA has released a fresh look at what's inside. Automatic interplanetary station was recently discovered on Ceres, the existence of seasonal processes on the planet and confirm its geological activity. [Full Article...]

ENOC: Zoom Marks ‘International Plastic Bag Free Day’

ENOC: Zoom Marks ‘International Plastic Bag Free Day’ As of today, major retailers in Western Australia and Queensland face fines if they supply single-use plastic bags - which are already banned in Tasmania, South Australia , the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. Almost two thirds, 60 per cent, of shoppers replied to a survey saying that they support the initiative due to the impact of plastic on the planet. A survey by t... [Full Article...]

Nasa will be publicly testing a quiet supersonic jet over Texan residents

Nasa will be publicly testing a quiet supersonic jet over Texan residents The most recent age of commercial supersonic air travel began in 1976 with the Concorde, an aircraft operated by British Airways and Air France. From November, the United States space agency will use supersonic F/A-18 Hornet jets over Galveston to mimic the sonic profile of the X-59 while a group of around 500 residents document the noise levels. [Full Article...]

Even low pollution levels can pose health risk

Even low pollution levels can pose health risk Philip Landrigan, dean for global health at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY. Studies from recent years suggested pollution could reduce insulin production and trigger inflammation in the body. Pollution-linked diabetes led to the loss of some 8.2 million years of healthy life in the same year, which again corresponds to roughly 14% of all healthy life lost to diabetes overall. [Full Article...]

Hosepipe ban for County Kildare

Hosepipe ban for County Kildare In Portarlington, a number of areas are also experiencing intermittent supply and/or low water pressure due to low borehole levels. Not everyone may have heard that you're not supposed to be using the house pipe straight away, it takes a couple of days to filter through. [Full Article...]

Murphy, Blumenthal Want Supreme Court Vote After Midterms

Murphy, Blumenthal Want Supreme Court Vote After Midterms Trump told reporters Friday he would not ask potential nominees their views on abortion rights and Roe v. Wade . In 2016, fully 81 percent of self-identified white, evangelical Christians told exit pollsters they voted for Trump - while just 16 percent went for Clinton. [Full Article...]

Century’s longest lunar eclipse on July 27

But when a full moon is wedged directly between the sun and the Earth in a total lunar eclipse, the moon falls directly into the Earth's shadow. To avoid the consequences, subjects were dressed up as the king and put to death if they didn't die from the lunar eclipse itself. [Full Article...]

Extreme heat warning issued for Canada Day long weekend

Extreme heat warning issued for Canada Day long weekend We could also see a cold front Monday afternoon, which will bring a cooler and less humid air mass. Warning: "Sleeping will be tough as overnight lows refuse to drop below the 20s", tweeted The Weather Network today. "This will be the most significant heat event in the past few years", said the national forecaster. Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle. [Full Article...]

Pruitt, Aides, Hid Controversial Meetings From Public Calendar

Pruitt, Aides, Hid Controversial Meetings From Public Calendar Pruitt has made it his mission to slash environmental regulations since taking over the EPA. "I don't think she was trying to protect anybody, and I don't think she was trying to hurt anybody", Herman said. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is now investigating Pruitt's management of the EPA and his spending habits, including his use of premium cabins while traveling and the de... [Full Article...]

Astronomers Believe They Have First Image of Newborn Planet

Astronomers Believe They Have First Image of Newborn Planet The photograph also shows empty space next to the protoplanetary disc , "sculpted" out of the cloud by the forming planet as it absorbs matter. Two sets of researchers, published in two different papers in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics on Monday, detailed how a planet is formed. [Full Article...]

Trump Interviews With Court Nominees Begin

Trump Interviews With Court Nominees Begin In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement - and in light of Trump's vow to replace him with someone who would overturn Roe v. Making his second Supreme Court appointment less than 18 months into his presidency will let Trump cement conservative control of the court for years to come. [Full Article...]

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9 Trump, who is in New Jersey for the weekend, said he plans to interview one or two candidates on Saturday or Sunday before announcing his nominee after the Fourth of July. Dean Heller in Nevada, a state that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, cast the fight as key to the "future of the Supreme Court" and knocked Heller as nothing more than a "rubber stamp" for Trump who could "jeopardize Roe ... [Full Article...]

Longest lunar eclipse of the century

Secondly, the Red Planet will be at its closest and brightest to Earth in 15 years. The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21 century occurs on July 27 - this is what you need to know. " A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the Earth's shadow just as a solar eclipse when part of the Earth passes through the moon's shadow". [Full Article...]

See how a planet is born

The surface temperature is now a steamy 1000 degrees Celsius (1832 degrees F). To that end, the SPHERE system incorporates a coronagraph, which obscures the blinding light of the central star and allows astronomers to detect the much fainter light bouncing off the planet and the spinning disk of coronal materials. [Full Article...]

Sunday shows preview: Supreme Court fight in the spotlight

Sunday shows preview: Supreme Court fight in the spotlight In a tweet today, the president said he will be making his choice for supreme court justice on July 9th. Shortly after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday, White House officials said Trump had an opportunity to shape USA justice for decades to come. [Full Article...]

This is the first photo of a planet being born

The coronagraph, which appears as a dark circle in the middle of the VLT image, works to block out the bright light of the host star - emissions that would otherwise overwhelm the telescope's ability to photograph and analyze the characteristics of the protoplanetary disk. [Full Article...]


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