Scientists discover twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter, one of them is an oddity

Some of the newfound moons orbit Jupiter in the same direction as the planet’s rotation, while others orbit in the opposite direction. But one of the moons is odd because its orbit has an unusual tilt and it circles Jupiter at a distance that puts it at risk of a head-on collision with other Jovian …


Enceladus' water plumes contain life clues

Enceladus - February 15 2016<br>(Image by Kevin M. Gill) Permission Details DMCA<p>If even simple life is found on a moon, not even a planet, it would at …


Starbucks is teaming up with McDonald's to save 6 billion cups a year from the trash

You go to the coffee shop and take your coffee to go. You enjoy your drink, then throw the paper cup in the trash. Or do you put it in the recycling? It's confusing.<p>A lot of us — people everywhere — are using to-go cups these days.<p>"A recent report said that there are 600 billion cups — billion with …


Top iPad apps on sale

Find daily discounts on top iPad apps here as we scan the store to select only the best apps with super savings on their normal price. Sign up to our …


The Computer Scientist Who Saved the Moon Landing

The Apollo 11 moon landing nearly ended in failure -- until Margaret Hamilton's flight software saved the day.<p>In this iconic photograph, pioneering …

For Kids


<b>Discovery</b><p>Phobos was discovered on Aug. 17, 1877 by Asaph Hall.<p><b>Overview</b><p>Phobos, gouged and nearly shattered by a giant impact crater and beaten by …


2018 August 18 - Seeing Titan

<b>Seeing Titan</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> VIMS Team, U. Arizona, ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> Shrouded in a thick atmosphere, Saturn's largest moon Titan really is hard to …


Here are 7 of Saturn’s moons

Saturn has 62 moons with confirmed orbits, 53 of which have names and only 13 of which have diameters larger than about 30 miles (50 km). Here are 7 …


Hawaii advances in Little League World Series after walk-off homer, beat Georgia 2-0

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -<p>Right before the stroke of midnight, Aukai Kea said goodnight to Georgia with a walk-off two-run home run to left field to …

World Series

The translucent beauty of Saturn's rings revealed by NASA's Cassini probe

They have fascinated astronomers for decades, and could be the most recognizable feature of any other world in our solar system.<p>Now NASA has released …


Arizona's Rim Country is our next stop for our Everywhere A to Z series

Arizona is a fantastic state and we want to share it all with you.

National Parks

Catalog Page for PIA06587

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The oddball shapes of Saturn's small ring moons Prometheus and Epimetheus are discernible in the view from …


Detroit Tigers get needed start from Matthew Boyd, but lose to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — It all went up in smoke on one full-count pitch.<p>The Tigers’ good at-bats against Kyle Gibson. Their three runs scored. Matthew Boyd’s …


Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: UFO

<i>Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: Forgotten magic and hidden treasures from the worlds of sci fi TV</i><p><b>What Is It?</b> This 1970 British produced television series from …

Science Fiction

London Penthouse That Spans Three Buildings Hits Market, Asking Nearly £20M

A penthouse flat in London’s Knightsbridge neighborhood hit the market last week, asking just under £20 million (US$25.45 million).<p>The current …

Outdoor Spaces

A Rainbow of Planets: Four Planets in a Line!

Mars remains blazingly brilliant in the night sky. The real draw now is that it’s part of a rare display above our heads. In mid-August, 2018, four …


Show a loved one that they hung the moon with this necklace

<b>NEWS</b> – For one glorious moment, I thought this necklace was going to change to show the current moon phase – but then, such a necklace wouldn’t be as …


Titanic VR game released by Irish company

A Titanic virtual reality game was released yesterday by an Irish VR software firm, Immersive VR Education (IVRE).<p>Titanic VR lets users see the …

Virtual Reality

Forget the Moon

It’s time to commit to human exploration of Mars

Space Science

How Close Is India To Developing Human Spaceflight Capability?

Snapshot<p>The Prime Minister has set the deadline for putting an Indian citizen into space at 2022.<p>So, then, how close or far are we from being able to …

Space Exploration

Hunk of London’s toxic sewer waste known as fatberg can now be watched 24/7 livestream

Oh boy, does the Museum of London have a treat for you.<p>Earlier this year it displayed the last small pieces of the city’s infamous Whitechapel …

East London

China’s Chang’e 4 Moon Mission Slated For December

China has confirmed that its Chang’e 4 mission to the far side of the Moon will be launched this year, setting December as the specific …

Moon Missions

Reading Atal Bihari Vajpayee through his Independence Day speeches

All of his six speeches started with an unfettered praise to the Indian Army, and a sublime touch to the Kashmir issue


UC Berkeley SkyDeck Takes Its Moonshot and Aims to Become Global Hub for Entrepreneurship

The UC Berkeley Accelerator Has Doubled In Size, Expanded Its Global Reach, Launched A Fund, And Focuses On Accelerating Entrepreneurship For The Greater Good<p>BERKELEY, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 15, 2018 / UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the largest official startup accelerator of the University of California …


India's taking another shot at making it to the moon

India's not flying to the moon for now.<p>The country's space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation, told reporters earlier this week that its second spacecraft, the Chandrayaan 2, which had been scheduled to depart in October, will take place next year instead, with a launch window from …

Andhra Pradesh

Manned space mission work started long back, its on track again

By UNI<p>NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's manned space mission announcement on Wednesday though was a pleasant surprise to many Indians, the …

Space Exploration

MoonBox Beauty Subscription Is The Monthly Self-Care Service Aligned With The Sky

It seems like Mercury is nearly always in retrograde these days and I need something more positive to focus on. Some essential oils and a nice bath …


Watch the Apollo 11 Moon Landing From July 20, 1969

A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica<p>01:12<p>Pence outlines Trump plan for new Space Force by 2020<p>01:13<p>The devastating California wildfires from space<p>01:07<p>The most incredible meteor shower of the year is about to light up the night sky<p>01:31<p>Touching …

Megyn Kelly

WATCH: Mets' Plawecki launches grand slam to cap nine-run sixth

The Mets were already up 4-1 in the top of the fifth when <b>Todd Frazier</b> came up to the plate. But he didn't think that was enough.<p>With two outs, …

Major League Baseball

Home run - BR Bullpen

A <b>home run</b> is a four-base hit clearing the bases. It is abbreviated as <b>HR</b>. Every runner scores including the batter. A home run usually is hit out of …