Astronauts'' urine can help build moon bases for journey to Mars
on March 29, 2020 at 1:11 pm
London, March 29 (IANS) European researchers have found that astronauts urine could be used as a plasticizer in the concrete of the structures – to build bases on moon in the coming decades for deep space exploration. The modules that the major space ...
Insulation tips from an astronaut
by Scott Kelly on March 29, 2020 at 1:03 pm
By Scott Kelly. Being locked up at home can be challenging. When I lived on the International Space Station for almost a year, it was not easy. When I went to sleep, I was still at work. When I woke up, I was still at work. Flying in space is perhaps the only job ...
Researchers Discover A Bacteria That Eats Polyurethane. Is That A Big Deal?
by Steve Hanley on March 29, 2020 at 1:01 pm
March 29th, 2020 by Steve Hanley. Humanity has produced 8 billion tons of plastics since the 1950s, much of it polyurethane. While ways have been discovered to recycle some of those plastics, none have been found that break down polyurethane, meaning ...
Lovely while it lasts
on March 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm
This NASA image shows ripples in the surface of Denman Glacier in East Antarctica throwing shadows against the ice. It's a pretty picture, but the story behind it is not so rosy. The glacier has retreated five kilometres in the past 22 years and scientists from the ...
Watch for Venus and the Pleiades
by Deborah Byrd on March 29, 2020 at 12:01 pm
The brightest planet Venus – and the lovely Pleiades star cluster, aka the Seven Sisters – meet on the sky's dome only every 8 years. Last time was in 2012. This week is your chance to see them meet again. Sharing is caring! Tweet. Share. Pin. Mail. Share.
Top Space Officer: Launch of Space Force Largely Unaffected by Coronavirus
on March 29, 2020 at 11:32 am
An Atlas V rocket launches at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, to take an AEHF-6 satellite into orbit, March 26, 2020. The sophisticated communications relay satellite is the first Defense Department payload launched for the Space Force. Credit: ...
Coronavirus: Lockdown in Scotland 'could last until June'
on March 29, 2020 at 11:12 am
Scotland's chief medical officer has warned that restrictions placed on movement designed to halt the spread of Covid-19 could last until June. Dr Catherine Calderwood said that "some sort of measures" were needed for "at least 13 weeks" to stop the spread.
Pterosaurs Facts: 3 Species Of Ancient Flying Reptile Discovered In The Sahara
by Suman Varandani on March 29, 2020 at 10:58 am
Scientists have discovered three new species of the pterosaurs that lived in the Sahara 100 million years ago. The discovery was made by a paleontologist at the University of Portsmouth in England, along with a team of researchers from Morocco and the U.S..
Astronaut's urine likely to be used to create moon bases: Report
on March 29, 2020 at 10:52 am
New Delhi : NASA, China, and the European Space Agency have plans to build moon bases in upcoming years. The European researchers have found out that the astronaut's urine can be used as a high plasticizer for determining the structures that will be ...
NASA Launches First Ever Independent Lander On MARS, CubeSats
by Emily Wilson on March 29, 2020 at 9:56 am
The US area company NASA has launched an impartial lander on Mars through the 12 months 2018. Together with the lander, it has additionally launched two of its CubeSats which is the first-ever recognized spacecraft of its sort into area. It was confirmed ...
NASA's Small But Effective Ways To Protect Our Dear Earth
by Emily Wilson on March 29, 2020 at 9:37 am
Whenever you communicate concerning the house company NASA, many issues flash within the thoughts together with the universe, past it, satellites, galaxies, stars, asteroids, on the Moon, and lots of others. However, NASA has 4 predominant targets in its ...
NASA's Small But Effective Ways To Protect Our Dear Earth
by PIYUSH GUPTA on March 29, 2020 at 9:17 am
When you speak about the space agency NASA, many things flash in the mind including the universe, beyond it, satellites, galaxies, stars, asteroids, on the Moon, and many others. But, NASA has four main goals in its field of science that mainly focus on the ...
Scientists Plan To Use Astronauts' Urine To Build Bases On The Moon
by Herbert S. Aurand on March 29, 2020 at 8:34 am
NASA, China, and the European Space Agency are planning to build several Moon bases in the upcoming years. This is their base foe sending humans on missions far away from Earth, for example, Mars. The European researchers have recently discovered ...
Some common sense tips to keep you (and others) safe when hiking
by Carey Kish on March 29, 2020 at 8:07 am
A month or so ago, many of us, me included, were probably paying scant attention to the word coronavirus. Then, in a seeming instant, everything about normal life changed and terms like “social distancing,” “self-quarantine,” “shelter-in-place” and “flattening ...
Apple Park Campus Looks like an Abandoned Spaceship in this New Drone Footage
on March 29, 2020 at 7:35 am
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Apple Park is one big campus sitting there. Covering a space of 2.8 million sq feet, the circular office building can accommodate almost 12000 employees. However, as the Novel Coronavirus menace continues to ...
Urea from astronauts'' pee may help build Moon bases: Study
on March 29, 2020 at 7:32 am
London, Mar 29 (PTI) The urea in astronauts'' urine may help erect modules that major space agencies plan to build on the Moon, according to a study which says the chemical could be used as an additive in making concrete for the structures. According to ...
Comet Atlas approaches
by Josef Borg on March 29, 2020 at 7:10 am
With their existence known since ancient times, comets are possibly one of the most widely observed class of cosmic targets. Naked eye comets are relatively rare and often unpredictable. Indeed, the only known comet to make unaided eye appearances ...
A Super Pink Moon Is Coming in April—And It Will Be This Year's Biggest and Brightest
by Isabel Garcia on March 29, 2020 at 6:11 am
From Prevention. If you thought the Super Worm Moon in March was impressive, wait until you see April's Super Pink Moon—the biggest and brightest moon of the year. Here's everything you need to know about the first full moon of spring.
Die offs began on land in Earth''s largest extinction event: Study
on March 29, 2020 at 5:02 am
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (PTI) The mass extinction that killed nearly 70 per cent of the Earth''s land animals 252 million years ago may have played out at different times on land and in the sea, according to study of fossils from South Africa and Australia. The study ...
The best water bottle in 2020
by Amanda Capritto on March 29, 2020 at 4:52 am
It's no secret that single-use plastic is not only bad for the environment, but can harm your body, too. If you're looking to cut down on your plastic use, a reusable water bottle is one of the best and easiest ways to start. A good reusable water bottle will last for ...