Sunday, 17 February, 2019
Japan to restart commercial whaling

Japan to restart commercial whaling

The decision was made at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday after the government decided it would be hard ...

Here’s why this year’s winter solstice is unique

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Last Full Moon Of The Year To Light Up The Holidays

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California spy satellite launch scrubbed again

The Delta IV Heavy rocket launch that has been delayed multiple times will launch no earlier tha...

In Somerset, hundreds gathered at Glastonbury Tor to mark the winter solstice - which will this ...

ULA's Delta IV Heavy launch is still on the books for later today, and if successful, could mark t...

COP24 president Michal Kurtyka jumps at the end of the final session of the COP24 summit on climate...

Virgin Galactic's first spaceflight took place December 13, 2018. Virgin Galactic's suborbital Spa...

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David Berry -photo Lawrence Co. David Berry Sr , David Berry Jr ., and Kyle Berry were all ar...

He's been awarded time to simultaneously use three of NASA's telescopes during the comet event: th...

It burned for a total of 60 seconds and drove the vehicle directly upward at almost three times the ...

SpaceShiptTwo was piloted by the former US Air Force pilot Mark "Forger" Stucky and the test pilot a...

Friday to see its peak time . So as to observe the meteor shower today , there is no requirement f...

The resulting photo shows InSight's solar panels and deck, along with the scientific instruments o...

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The Soyuz spacecraft will be used to return astronauts Sergey Prokopyev , Alexander Gerst, and Se...

Should this test flight be successful, Virgin Galactic expects to move ahead with full-duration ...

The Geminid shower comes as news of a "Christmas comet" is expected to pass earth later this week. ...

A map from Sky & Telescope demonstrating Comet 64P/Wirtanen's path through the sky. According to a...

Then our own Spectrum News anchor Alex Stockwell reported seeing yet another meteor flying through t...

The southern third of the Great Barrier Reef was cooler in both years due to local weather conditi...

Data shows the probe crossed over on November 5 and is now 11 billion miles ( 18 billion kilometers ...

The wind is estimated to be blowing at between 10 and 15mph. "Capturing this audio was an unplann...

Scientists will study the data it collects in order to see how it compares to samples from the near ...

Private spaceflight company SpaceX launched its uncrewed Dragon Cargo Ship on Wednesday for Inter...

Shown are the lander's arm (top), its 2.2 metre wide solar panel, one of its two TWINS temperature a...

SpaceX was scheduled to launch the Falcon 9 carrying the supplies on Tuesday but delayed the launch ...

According to the final post in this saga, researchers were able to trap the seal and extract a 60c...

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