• Super blood wolf moon
Super blood wolf moon

The super blood wolf moon is combination of three lunar events at once. Click "play" to hear the audio version of this story. Since a supermoon appears only a tiny bit bigger in the night sky than a moon at other points in its orbit, this eclipse won't appear appreciably different than others.

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  • The 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be visible over Orlando this weekend
The 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be visible over Orlando this weekend

As the light passes through the atmosphere it gets bent toward the moon . Due to the lunar eclipse , the Moon will have a reddish tint to it. The subsequent umbral phase - when the Earth's shadow covers most of the moon - will occur for another hour.

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  • Super blood wolf moon: Get ready for a lunar show on Sunday
Super blood wolf moon: Get ready for a lunar show on Sunday

A Blood Moon in the sky over Berlin, Germany in 2018. "Wolf Moon" - a Native American term used to describe the first full moon of the year. "This naming of every moon caught on in the last 10 years and it's driving me insane", he said, "but a total lunar eclipse is actually very interesting to see".

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  • Antarctica losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s, research shows
Antarctica losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s, research shows

The team compared the buildup of snow on the Antarctic Ice Sheet with the amount of ice that glaciers slough off into the Southern Ocean between 1979 and 2017 using aerial photographs, radar measurements taken from space and Landsat satellite imagery.

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  • Bangkok faces prolonged air pollution crisis
Bangkok faces prolonged air pollution crisis

BANGKOK is facing an air pollution crisis that has choked the capital since late past year, with academicians warning of serious impact on public health and a threat to the economy. "We are not in the range of 120-150 where all people have to wear masks all the time when they are out". Dr Penny Woods, chief executive of the British Lung Founda...

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  • Giant leaf for mankind? China germinates first seed on moon
Giant leaf for mankind? China germinates first seed on moon

The country has also said that it will welcome scientists and astronauts from around the world to make use of its space station, which is slated for completion by 2022. A team of scientists from the Chongqing University in southwest China sent a small biological payload aboard the probe, which landed on the lunar surface on January 3.

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  • China broadcasts new images from far side of moon
China broadcasts new images from far side of moon

The Chang'e-4 probe - named after a moon goddess - made the world's first soft landing on the moon's "dark side" on January 3, a major step in China's ambitions to become a space superpower. In a statement released on its website, the CNSA said researchers had completed the preliminary analysis of the lunar surface topography around the landing si...

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  • Scientists in Okanagan Valley detect radio bursts from distant galaxy
Scientists in Okanagan Valley detect radio bursts from distant galaxy

Fast radio bursts are short, millisecond-long radio waves that come from billions of light years outside of the Milky Way galaxy , and for the second time ever , scientists have detected one that has been repeated, suggesting that it's coming from the same location.

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  • SpaceX To Lay Off 10 Percent Of Its Workforce
SpaceX To Lay Off 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. Ars Technica reported that the size and timing of Friday's cuts "may indicate a desire by SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk to reduce costs and cut some of its lower performing employees".

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  • Thousands of stars, including the sun, could turn into huge crystals
Thousands of stars, including the sun, could turn into huge crystals

In their research, scientists from the University of Warwick found that a large number of stars have been going through this process. Data captured by ESA's galaxy-mapping spacecraft Gaia has revealed for the first time how white dwarfs, the dead remnants of stars like our Sun, turn into solid spheres as the hot gas inside them cools down.

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  • Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected
Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

There are a number of theories about what could be causing them. Theories range from highly magnetized neutron stars blasted by gas streams from a nearby supermassive black hole , to signatures of technology developed by an advanced civilisation.

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  • Hubble space telescope captures incredible galaxy image
Hubble space telescope captures incredible galaxy image

AStronomers are now studying the data to see how Triangulum compares to our own Milky Way galaxy and the third large spiral in the Local Group , the Andromeda galaxy . The Triangulum Galaxy has at least an order of magnitude less stars than the Milky Way and two orders of magnitude less than Andromeda. Hubble, which is run by NASA and the Eu...

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  • Brexit: MPs defeat government over no-deal preparations
Brexit: MPs defeat government over no-deal preparations

British Prime Minister Theresa May's office had played down the technical impact of defeat. In a further attempt to win over sceptical MPs, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay told MPs the government would accept an amendment to the Brexit deal motion tabled by former Tory minister Sir Hugo Swire.

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  • China's Yutu 2 Rover Makes Tracks on Far Side of the Moon
China's Yutu 2 Rover Makes Tracks on Far Side of the Moon

The National Space Administration posted a photo on its website late Friday showing the rover stopped at a point not far from where the Chang'e 4 craft touched down the previous day. This picture taken on December 8, 2018 shows a Long March 3B rocket, transporting the Chang'e-4 lunar rover, lifting off from the Xichang launch centre in Xichang...

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  • Chinese rover begins exploring moon's far side
Chinese rover begins exploring moon's far side

The spacecraft decelerated and entered the lunar orbit on 12 December, completing a vital step on its way to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the Moon . Beijing is planning to send another lunar lander, Chang'e-5, next year to collect samples and bring them back to Earth. "Although Chang'e 4's mission is largely scientific...

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  • Bolsonaro Not Ruling Out US-Brazil Military Cooperation
Bolsonaro Not Ruling Out US-Brazil Military Cooperation

Finance Minister Paulo Guedes indicated that the administration has plans to privatize Eletrobras, the government-run power firm, while Bolsonaro took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce his plan to privatize 12 of the country's airports and four seaports, claiming Brazil is burdened by "hundreds of bureaucratic governing bodies" and that the mov...

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  • Quadrantids meteor shower to take place overnight Thursday into Friday
Quadrantids meteor shower to take place overnight Thursday into Friday

The first meteor shower of 2019 is quite unique. The Quadrantid meteor showers are known for being slow-moving and colorful, including green, yellow, pink and light blue. The phenomenon, known as a transit, will not reoccur until November 13, 2032.To avoid eye damage, viewers will need solar filters like those used during the Great American Ecli...

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  • NASA’s New Horizons Shows Image of Snowman-Like Object
NASA’s New Horizons Shows Image of Snowman-Like Object

The team has dubbed the larger sphere "Ultima" and the smaller sphere "Thule". Ultima Thule's surface reflects light about as much as "garden variety dirt", he said, as the sun's rays are 1,600 times fainter there than on Earth. This New Year the spacecraft happened to be the icebreaker and gave the world a clear and vivid idea about the Ultim...

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  • Pluto explorer ushering in new year at more distant world
Pluto explorer ushering in new year at more distant world

Three years ago, we stared with awe at the first close-up images of Pluto captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft . NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will ring in the new year with an epic flyby at the edge of the solar system , and the stage is set for a truly historic encounter.

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  • EPA proposes new rule that could allow fewer restrictions on toxins
EPA proposes new rule that could allow fewer restrictions on toxins

In announcing the new proposed rule, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement that the costs of cutting mercury from power plants "dwarfs" the monetary benefits. Mercury can cause brain damage, learning disabilities and birth defects in children, as well as problems for women during pregnancy. A study published this month by ...

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  • Winter storm warnings begin Wednesday across much of state
Winter storm warnings begin Wednesday across much of state

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety is urging drivers to check the latest road conditions by calling 511 or checking safetravelusa.com/sd/. This multi-day storm comes with a second and third punch. Cold wind chill values are also expected with the passage of the cold front on Friday or Friday night. According to KOTA TV meteorologist E...

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  • 50 years later: Apollo 8's holiday message
50 years later: Apollo 8's holiday message

The mission , the first to orbit the moon , followed the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy that year along with the Vietnam War and anti-war protests. 'In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth . But with a spacecraft now on Mars and the world preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing ...

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  • High pollution level spikes number of patients with respiratory problems: AIIMS director
High pollution level spikes number of patients with respiratory problems: AIIMS director

In Wazirpur area, the air quality also dipped to the severe category with 400. Leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, alleged that the city government had "done nothing" to solve the problem of pollution during its stint in power over the last four years.

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch December 23, 2018
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch December 23, 2018

It would mark SpaceX's first so-called National Security Space mission, as defined by the U.S. military, SpaceX said. Very unlike SpaceX, the company did not attempt to recover the first stage booster after separation due to " mission requirements ".

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  • Japan to resume commercial whale hunting despite global outcry
Japan to resume commercial whale hunting despite global outcry

By the way, today's announcement doesn't mean that Japan hasn't been hunting whales all this time. Activist groups slammed Tokyo's decision, with Humane Society International saying Japan would become "a pirate whaling nation killing these ocean leviathans completely outside the bounds of international law".

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  • Winter Solstice pictures and tweets from across Scotland
Winter Solstice pictures and tweets from across Scotland

On the day of the solstice the Sun Priest declares the exact moment of the rebirth of the sun with a long call. But here are some fascinating facts about the magical time of the winter solstice that you may not know. With the passage of the GOP tax bill, which will devastates health care, education, social services & innumerable programs for mill...

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  • First day of winter is upon us
First day of winter is upon us

For those living in the Northern Hemisphere, Dec. 21 marks the beginning of the longest night of the year - and, of course, the shortest day. If we track the full moon cycle and the winter solstice for the next several years, we see we won't have the two events in such close proximity for over a decade.

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  • December Solstice 2018! Satellites See the Seasons Change from Space
December Solstice 2018! Satellites See the Seasons Change from Space

People around the globe have celebrated this astronomical milestone for centuries. In the Southern Hemisphere, the sun will shine directly overhead at Noon at exactly 23.5 degrees south of the equator, along the imaginary latitude line known as the Tropic of Capricorn, which runs through Australia, Chile, southern Brazil and northern South Africa...

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  • Mysterious light seen in California sky prompts speculation
Mysterious light seen in California sky prompts speculation

There was some initial speculation that the lights could be related to a scheduled rocket launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base, but that launch was scrubbed early Wednesday evening. The launch has been rescheduled for Thursday, the company reported. The meteor was caught on dash cams, quickly falling, nearly vertically, and leaving behind a bright t...

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  • NASA says Saturn’s rings are disappearing right before our eyes
NASA says Saturn’s rings are disappearing right before our eyes

Some suggest it was formed around four billion years ago - the same time as the planet and the rest of the solar system - but others suggest they surrounded the planet many years after the solar system's birth. The images were obtained using Cassini's wide-angle camera at a distance of approximately 1.9 million miles (3 million kilometers) from Sat...

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