New Zealand led an international protest against Japan’s plans to continue killing whales in the Southern Ocean Monday, while Australia is still mulling over taking Japan to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in an effort to stop the killing of whales in the Antarctic. Prime Minister John Key said …Read More »
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Orbital ATK’s Atlas V rocket finally lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday afternoon carrying an International Space Station-bound Cygnus cargo spacecraft after three previous setbacks. High winds and rain pushed the launch back three times since its planned takeoff on Thursday. The weather didn’t let up during …Read More »
Astronaut and British National Tim Peake will be running a full Marathon distance from Space during the same time the London Marathon will be happening on Earth. Amanda Kooser From CNET reported the following. “Peake will time his personal marathon for when the runners in London take off from the …Read More »
Bad weather has threatened to stall a serious space station delivery for NASA on Friday. An unmanned Atlas rocket was set to lift off at sunset with 7,400 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station after Thursday’s attempt at a launch was rained out. Early Friday, the forecast looked …Read More »
Scientists at North Carolina State University have developed a material that rivals the hardness of diamond. Named ‘Q-carbon’, the substance is created through a physical process applied to carbon that the researchers say represents another phase, or distinct form, of carbon – much like graphite and diamond is. Described in the …Read More »
Japan has decided to follow through with its controversial plan to kill more than 300 minke whales in the name of “scientific research” as stated by Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The country dispatched a whaling fleet today (its first in over a year) to the Antarctic where workers …Read More »
Do you think you have a female brain? A male brain? According to a new study, there’s no such thing as a distinctly female or male brain. Though the two seem to be built very differently, that’s not the case. An analysis of more than 100 studies found that the volume …Read More »
Typically DNA is extracted from live animals, but the process of capturing animals and extracting DNA isn’t always easy. For instance, spiders can be very mobile and difficult to catch. Spiders are also difficult to identify based on their appearance because there are so many species. Scientists from the University …Read More »
In decades to come, those who live in Ottawa will be treated to a colorful spectacle hosted by their skies. A recent study has revealed that the northern lights are shifting south from the Arctic and will be making frequent appearances in the skies over Ottawa. The Earth’s magnetic fields …Read More »
As one of the most famous astrophysicists in the world, along with a TV and radio talent who has brought cosmology back into average conversation, Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a popular person to ask questions about all things space-related. Fans reach out to Tyson on Twitter and YouTube daily …Read More »