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  • SpaceX blasts off recycled rocket in its second launch in three days

    October 11, 2017 10:49 PM 18

    SpaceX was hoping to make it two perfect launches in three days as it blasted off its Falcon 9 this evening. On Monday SpaceX launched 10 satellites to bolster the global data communications network for Virginia-based company, Iridium. The EchoStar 105/SES-11 is to blast off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida

  • Close Encounter With Asteroid Will Test Earth's Early Warning System

    October 11, 2017 5:20 PM 16

    Early tomorrow, a small asteroid will zip past Earth well inside the Moon’s orbit. NASA says poses no threat, but astronomers around the world will use the opportunity to test the international community’s ability to detect and track potentially dangerous objects. The asteroid is called 2012 TC4, and it measures somewhere between 50 to 100 feet in length

  • Watch Asteroid TC4’s Extreme Close Approach With Earth Live Online

    October 11, 2017 12:37 PM 11

    On October 12, a 50 foot-wide asteroid will skim past Earth at a distance of 31,000 miles. Named TC4, it is one of the closest asteroids to pass Earth this year. The asteroid is currently travelling at a speed of around nine miles per second. As it makes its flyby of Earth, astronomers are planning to track the close approach from the PanSTARRS observatory

  • Watch SpaceX launch its first of two Falcon 9 rockets this week

    October 9, 2017 10:30 AM 14

    Update October 9th, 8:50AM ET: After today’s launch, the majority of the Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed on one of SpaceX’s drone ships in the Pacific. That brings the company’s total landings this year to 11. So far, every attempt to land a Falcon 9 this year has been a success. Original Story: This morning, SpaceX is set to launch another one of its Falcon

  • NIBIRU FINAL WARNING: ‘Just how long does Earth have left before Planet X doom?’

    October 8, 2017 4:03 PM 8

    AN EMOTIONAL plea has been made for the world to prepare for the mythical planet Nibiru to pass the Earth. Planet X believers continue to maintain the mythical planetary system is about to pass us this month, causing a polar shift, as well as huge earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. The Nibiru myth is that a theorised mini solar system consisting of a sun, planets

  • End of the world will start 'on October 15'

    October 8, 2017 2:23 PM 28

    Doomsday theorist David Meade believes we could have seven years of tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes' ending in the apocalypse Doomsday theorist David Meade believes our planet will be the victim of tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes, starting on October 15. Worst of all this plague of destruction will last seven years before the earth is eventually

  • First unmanned mission to space: Sputnik 1, launched 60 years ago

    October 8, 2017 1:37 PM 19

    It was on October 4, 1957, that Sputnik 1 became the first man-made object ever sent to space. Or we can say it was the stepping stone for future exploration of space. And within these 60 years, scientists have managed to send many advanced objects to space not only through the unmanned mission but also through manned mission and have unfolded many mysteries

  • Nobel Prize: The 2017 Winners

    October 7, 2017 7:00 AM 17

    Nobel Prize in Physics The physics prize was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss (L), the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish (C) and Kip S. Thorne (R) "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves". They received the prize for the discovery of gravitational waves released in the world by violent

  • Embry-Riddle Prescott Team Contributes to Nobel Prize Winning Research

    October 7, 2017 7:00 AM 8

    LIGO scientists first heard the sounds of gravitational waves on Feb. 11, 2016. That discovery affirmed Albert Einstein's 100-year-old prediction that "space-time" ripples around massive objects such as black holes. "This discovery is like finding a new continent and we're just about to land on the shore for the first time," said Dr. Michele Zanolin

  • The Harvest Moon Is Tonight

    October 5, 2017 8:34 PM 24

    If you head outside tonight you might be able to catch a glimpse of the Harvest Moon. The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the start of fall. While most often a September moon, this year the Harvest Moon is set to rise at 2:40pm EST on October 5th. The moon gets its name because it’s very bright, and offers a little extra light for farmers burning