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NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploratio...

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

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NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
20:17, 06/11/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
04:17, 06/11/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Mining projects foment unrest across Latin America Protest against new mining projects across Latin America are increasingly being quashed, according to NGOs. Mining of the raw materials is also fomenting social and political unrest....
02:17, 09/17/2019

Papua New Guinea treasurer calls for more benefits from LNG, mining projects Papua New Guinea's new treasurer on Wednesday put Total SA, Exxon Mobil Corp , Newcrest Mining and their partners on notice that the country wants to extract more benefits from their gas and mining projects....
12:00, 06/26/2019

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
21:34, 05/24/2019

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might fac...
20:51, 08/15/2019

NASA gameplans massive asteroid strike World governments have been concerned for decades about a potential asteroid collision and the chaos it would cause Earth. Now, the actions of what agencies around the world are being shared with the public for the first time ever on social media....
21:00, 04/29/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
09:51, 05/24/2019

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
21:17, 06/18/2019

Killer asteroid destroys NYC in NASA’s simulation exercise A massive killer asteroid is headed straight for New York. An exercise set up by “planetary defense” experts is reportedly meant to gauge what would happen if authorities were unable to deflect a giant space rock hurtling toward America&#...
17:34, 05/06/2019

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
01:51, 05/14/2019

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
15:34, 05/24/2019

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger initiative. A space station orbiting the Moon, which NASA calls the Gateway, will ultimately serve a...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
22:00, 06/18/2019

NASA's excited about the God of Chaos asteroid heading toward Earth There’s an asteroid out there called 99942 Apophis that’s over 1,000 feet wide, and it’s scheduled to fly by Earth on April 13th, 2029.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx NASA's OSIRIS-REx team has selected four potential sites for the agency's first asteroid sample return mission. The spacecraft started mapping asteroid Bennu's surface as soon as it arrived in late 2018, and scientists part of its grou...
15:17, 08/14/2019

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
18:17, 06/17/2019

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on Sept. 14. There ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurl past Earth: NASA A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth today. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long according to NASA. The larger estimation would make it the second tallest building on the planet, behind only Dubai&#...
23:51, 09/14/2019

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
03:17, 05/25/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to t...
00:17, 07/02/2019

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
09:00, 05/02/2019

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Bennu’s surface as soon as it arrived in 2018. This week NASA’s team picked the final four ...
04:17, 08/16/2019

NASA head warns: Expect a major asteroid impact in your lifetime NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine thinks it’s time to start taking the threat of an Earth-altering asteroid impact seriously. In a speech today at the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference, Bridenstine opened his keynote...
02:51, 04/30/2019

NASA Data Shows Less Than 60 Percent Lunar Missions Have Been Successful Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission's plan to soft land the Vikram module on the lunar surface did not go as per script. The success ratio of lunar missions undertaken is less than 60 percent, as per NASA's......
16:34, 09/07/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2...
23:17, 05/30/2019

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
00:34, 05/24/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
23:00, 05/31/2019

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s...
00:34, 06/11/2019

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
17:34, 06/12/2019

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
08:17, 06/18/2019

NASA will test asteroid defenses by slamming a spacecraft into a space rock in 2022 If Earth were ever to be threatened by a large space rock — and it definitely will at some point in the future — humanity is going to need to have a plan. Astronomers know this, which is why simulated exercises like the one that took plac...
03:00, 05/08/2019

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Reg...
23:51, 08/12/2019

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
02:51, 06/19/2019

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
22:34, 05/23/2019

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that wi...
19:34, 08/09/2019

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
21:34, 05/23/2019

NASA contractors share the grief of Israeli and Indian lunar failures The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching the live-stream broadcast from the cont......
02:01, 09/14/2019

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
20:17, 05/23/2019

Alabama space center will manage NASA’s lunar lander program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will announce that Marshall Space Flight Center will manage the lunar lander program. (credit: NASA) On Friday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. ...
00:17, 08/14/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:34, 05/23/2019

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of th...
20:18, 09/14/2019

NASA’s full Artemis plan revealed: 37 launches and a lunar outpost Enlarge / A Blue Moon lander, built by Blue Origin, with an ascent vehicle (built by another company) on top. (credit: Blue Origin) In the nearly two months since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return to the Moon by 2024, space agency ...
09:17, 05/21/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
16:17, 05/17/2019

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
02:51, 07/19/2019

NASA Announces Call for Next Phase of Commercial Lunar Payload Services NASA has announced the latest opportunity for industry to participate in its Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) efforts to deliver science and technology payloads to and near the Moon....
04:17, 07/31/2019

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the...
21:17, 07/02/2019

Fake asteroid hurtling at New York City triggers terrifying results in NASA simulation In a NASA asteroid simulation of a fictional scenario, New York City was hit with an asteroid packing 1,000 times the destruction of a nuclear bomb.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

NASA chief warns asteroid threat is real: ‘It’s about protecting the only planet we know to host life' NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is sounding the alarm that an asteroid strike is not something to be taken lightly and is perhaps Earth's biggest threat....
19:17, 04/30/2019

NASA Marshall to Lead Artemis Program’s Human Lunar Lander Development NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new ...
04:51, 08/17/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Facing 2024 deadline, NASA issues a report defending the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / Under some designs plans, the lunar Gateway more resembles the International Space Station than a small outpost. (credit: NASA) On Wednesday, as NASA continued to press lawmakers to support an accelerated plan to return humans to the Moo...
17:17, 05/02/2019

For NASA contractors, lunar landing failures by Israel and India hit close to home The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching the live-stream broadcast from the cont......
17:51, 09/15/2019

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to se...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to...
03:00, 07/21/2019

NASA’s ‘Lunar Flashlight’ will use lasers to look for ice on the moon NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems plans to launch the Lunar Flashlight into space, the first CubeSat to ever reach the moon.       ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentia...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Watch Japan’s asteroid probe touch down on asteroid Ryugu Japanese space agency JAXA has had an up-close-and-personal relationship with the asteroid known as Ryugu ever since its Hayabusa-2 spacecraft entered orbit around the space rock in June of last year. The probe shot two separate projectiles at the as...
12:51, 07/30/2019

Best mining GPU 2019: the best graphics cards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more These days, cryptocurrency just isn’t as popular as it used to be, but that doesn’t mean its dead. Bitcoin, Ethereum and other crypto coins are still flowing, and there are even some that are booming. So, it shouldn’t be surprisi...
16:00, 05/02/2019

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both markets delivered as expected. Well, NOT everyone ...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Best mining CPU 2019: the best processors for mining cryptocurrency While over the past two years cryto-currencies such as Bitcoin have peaked and dipped, mining for crypto-currencies has continued to intensify to the point where at present it's difficult to almost impossible for ordinary computer uses to mine t...
03:51, 07/28/2019

Best mining rigs: the top pre-built mining rigs for Bitcoin, Ethereum and more With the prices of graphics cards rising due to the cryptocurrency gold rush, it's now more sensible to buy a pre-built device for mining cryptocurrencies, which is where our best mining rig 2018 list comes in.Unlike the best mining desktop PCs,...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Best mining motherboards 2019: the best motherboards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more Mining is still alive and well in 2019, and if you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon, one of the best mining motherboards should be at the top of your list. Fortunately, we know this as well as anyone and have crafted a guide to the best minin...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Bret Michaels’ kid: ‘My dad is cool with me modeling skimpy bikinis’ When Raine Michaels saw Kate ­Upton rocking a skimpy bikini and down jacket on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in 2013, her dream to become a model was cemented. “She’s been one of my idols since I was 13. She has a more voluptuous...
01:00, 07/21/2019

Amber Valletta on How Instagram Has Changed Modeling for Good A “like-dislike” relationship with social media—it creates both trolls and opportunities, she said—colors L.A.-based supermodel Amber Valletta’s hopes for her industry....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic R...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Woman dubbed ‘Kate Moss of hand modeling’ can earn over $6K a day One London-based woman nicknamed the “Kate Moss” of the hand modeling industry has opened about her unusual job, revealing that she can make over $6,000 in a single day of work and that she’s insured her hands for $2.4 million....
17:17, 08/01/2019

SI Swimsuit's Manuela Alvarez Hernandez says she’s grateful for getting a degree before modeling Manuela Alvarez Hernandez, a Florida International University graduate, didn’t think she would find herself posing in a skimpy bikini — but she did and it was quite the accomplishment....
11:51, 06/04/2019

Lockheed nabs $240M contract for ballistic missile modeling, simulation Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday that it has secured a $240 million Missile Defense Agency contract for ballistic defense modeling and simulation....
10:17, 08/08/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
17:17, 05/18/2019

Brooks Koepka caught modeling thong with girlfriend Jena Sims again Brooks Koepka may not prefer boxers after all. The world’s No. 1 golfer, who tried his hand as a thong-wearing Instagram influencer earlier this year, was spotted rocking cheekless panties over the weekend, as documented on girlfriend Jena Sims...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Pete Davidson Makes Surprise Modeling Debut on Alexander Wang Runway Pete Davidson is adding a new position to his resumé: Model. The Saturday Night Live star made his modeling debut in Alexander Wang's New York City show, which took place at the......
04:17, 06/01/2019

Watch Kendall Jenner's Priceless Reaction to Pete Davidson's Modeling Debut Kendall Jenner was just as surprised as the rest of us when Pete Davidson made his modeling debut. In fact, she wasn't even aware that he would be walking alongside her in Alexander......
05:51, 06/04/2019

James Turlington Carter, recent draft pick of the Dodgers, pursuing modeling career James Turlington Carter, a 2016 draft pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers, has pivoted from baseball and signed with IMG Models Worldwide.       ...
07:17, 08/04/2019

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. ...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Here’s what happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos Enlarge / This is "Liftboat Myrtle," which housed the drilling operation into Chicxulub Crater. (credit: Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin) Geology is a big science. The Earth is a large enough place today, but when y...
20:18, 09/15/2019

Creating electricity from a bog in a bomb crater They might not deliver as much electricity as solar panels and windmills, but Geobacter have an extra talent. The microorganisms can purify water by consuming waste, then excrete electrons we can harvest as energy. To show that in action, Artist Tere...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Mysterious French modeling agent, accused Epstein 'procurer' whereabouts unknown as probe continues Criminal charges against Jeffrey Epstein are set to be tossed after the disgraced financier's shocking suicide behind bars earlier this month, but far from closing up shop, investigators worldwide are now switching the focus of the underage sex traff...
18:01, 08/20/2019

This Crater In Middle Of A Desert Has Been Burning For Nearly 50 Years The Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan has been ominously dubbed the Door to Hell by locals. It has been burning for over 40 years in the middle of a desert....
13:51, 09/12/2019

Man rescued after fall into Hawaii volcano crater A man was seriously injured after crossing a safety barrier and falling into a volcanic crater at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, authorities said. The man was rescued from 60 to 70 feet down and airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. (May 3)...
12:17, 05/03/2019

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researc...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Khloe Kardashian Teases True Thompson Is ''Coming'' for Kendall Jenner's Modeling Career in Adorable Photo Move over, Kendall Jenner! There's a new model in the family and her name is True Thompson. Khloe Kardashian took to Instagram on Tuesday to show off her 1-year-old daughter's......
02:17, 07/24/2019

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
11:51, 06/26/2019

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
15:51, 06/17/2019

A mysterious explosion leaves a crater in a German field Experts think the crater may have been caused when a 550-pound dud of a WWII bomb dropped decades ago exploded after its detonation mechanism eroded with time....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Huge crater may have been caused by buried WWII bomb It’s a blast that may have been more than 70 years in the making. A huge crater in the middle of a cornfield in rural Germany is believed to have been made by a buried World War II bomb. Locals in Limburg say they heard a loud explosion in the ...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Strange mass found hidden under a crater on the moon Baylor University researchers found a huge mass under the South Pole-Aitken basin that’s about five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii.       ...
21:34, 06/11/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
00:51, 05/07/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren’t sure exactly where the meteorite struck, as traces of the crater are long gone. With new research, howe...
22:51, 06/10/2019

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake calde...
10:17, 06/12/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

An ancient Mars crater likely spawned a devastating mega-tsunami The Mars we know today is dry, dusty, and (probably) devoid of life, but that wasn’t always the case. Scientists believe Mars was once a wet world, with vast oceans that may have or may not have supported life. Now, a new study suggests that if...
09:51, 08/06/2019

Massive crater that appeared overnight was likely caused by World War II bomb A World War II bomb likely detonated and created the massive crater that appeared overnight in a field near Limburg, Germany, officials say.        ...
17:34, 06/25/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a WWII bomb in western Germany to explode without external triggers. The resulting crater made some residents mistake the blast for a meteor....
19:34, 06/24/2019

8,000-year-old Petroglyphs Found in the World’s Biggest Meteor Crater Scientists in South Africa have made an amazing discovery in the globe’s biggest meteor impact crater, the Vredefort Crater. While experts were studying the unique geology of the crater a number of ancient engravings were discovered.  ...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Soldier who fell at Hawaii volcano crater upgraded to stable HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier has been upgraded to stable condition after a fall onto a ledge in a volcano crater in Hawaii. Park officials say another visitor reported seeing the 32-year-old soldier, who was not named, fall from a 300-foot (91...
22:00, 05/03/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Walking on the moon? Indian actor walks on crater-like potholes – video Poornachandra Mysore was inspired by artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy to document the conditions of the roads in Bengaluru, India. Wearing a spacesuit, Mysore decided to walk on these crater-like potholes as if he was walking on the moon Continue reading....
22:00, 09/03/2019

Meteorite leaves crater the size of ‘two double-decker buses’ on moon Researchers at the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia believe that the meteorite which smashed into the moon during January's lunar eclipse would've created a 50-foot crater on the moon....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Visitor crosses barrier and falls 70 feet into Kilauea volcano's crater A visitor to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park climbed past the metal railing, lost his footing and fell into the Kilauea volcano crater, according to the National Park Service....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein Reuters Several major retailers — including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney — reportedly worked with MC2 Model Management, the agency accused of supplying underage women to Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking operation. According ...
07:17, 08/20/2019

This teacher found a 2.12-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park lets you keep any diamond you find, and one man found a big one! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
17:51, 07/31/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 31 Found at a Meteor Crater Overlook Location and Season 9 Guide Fortbyte 31 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found at a Meteor Crater Overlook". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
16:34, 05/28/2019

The moon’s largest crater is hiding something huge, but astronomers aren’t quite sure what The mass is five times the size of Hawaii’s Big Island and buried underneath the South Pole-Aitkin basin – the moon’s largest crater.       ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ra...
03:17, 06/28/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
17:17, 05/08/2019

Asteroid Ryugu has no dust on it and we don’t know why The most detailed pictures yet from the asteroid Ryugu show it has no dust, which is very strange. There are at least three competing possible explanations...
00:00, 08/23/2019

What If the Asteroid Never Killed the Dinosaurs? An asteroid slammed down and did away with all the dinosaurs, paving the way for such developments as the human race, capitalism, and posting on the internet: it’s the story we all know and love. Yet if things had shaken out differently—if the astero...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Serena Williams advances in Rogers Cup Serena Williams won her first match since losing the Wimbledon final, beating Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the Rogers Cup        ...
04:17, 08/08/2019

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand.       ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close ...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
19:00, 05/23/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read more......
20:17, 05/01/2019

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
05:17, 07/11/2019

ATP roundup: Fritz advances to Lyon semis American Taylor Fritz advanced to his first semifinal of the year, upsetting second-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in Lyon, France....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Cilic knocked out of Queen's, Tsitsipas advances Defending champion Marin Cilic was cut down to size by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the second round of the Queen's Club Championships on Thursday as the rain that has dogged the tournament finally relented....
18:34, 06/20/2019

WTA roundup: Rybakina advances to Bucharest semifinals Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina upset second-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania....
04:17, 07/20/2019

Nadal advances in Barcelona after dropping set to Mayer "World number two Rafa Nadal dropped a set at the Barcelona Open for the first time in four years before advancing to the last 16, beating Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-7(7) 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing. The Senate passed a similar bill in May....
08:34, 06/26/2019

Serena advances in New York despite ankle injury Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle but recovered to advance to the U.S. Open quarter-finals....
05:51, 09/02/2019

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Advances in fintech are helping financial advisors. Here's how While financial technology has created competition for traditional financial advisors via automated online platforms, those same digital advances have bolstered advisors' ability to serve clients....
14:17, 07/27/2019

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
23:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
16:17, 05/02/2019

USWNT advances to Women's World Cup final For the ability to rise to the occasion, for the aptitude to turn a blind eye to pressure and produce on the grandest of stages, there is still no team quite like the US....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Serena Williams advances to Rogers Cup semifinals Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals, beating soon-to-be-top-ranked Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-4 at breezy at York University        ...
11:34, 08/10/2019

UniCredit reportedly advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Michigan advances to CWS with 4-2 upset of top-seeded UCLA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ako Thomas drove in two runs with a single, Tommy Henry pitched seven solid innings and Michigan is headed to the College World Series for the first time in 35 years after defeating top-seeded UCLA 4-2 on Sunday night in the decidi...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Advances in fintech are helping financial advisors, here's how While financial technology has created competition for traditional financial advisors via automated online platforms, those same digital advances have bolstered advisors' ability to serve clients....
18:00, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Kevin Anderson advances at Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Last year’s runner-up Kevin Anderson reached the second round of Wimbledon by beating Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Anderson hit 16 aces and saved all seven b...
15:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
21:51, 07/10/2019

Mining CEO Digs Into His Biggest Challenge at Age 72 Freeport-McMoRan CEO Richard Adkerson was expected to retire by some; instead, the 72-year-old’s legacy and the company’s future will depend on his ability to execute the company’s largest-ever mining project....
16:51, 08/04/2019

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional janitor at MIT helped to bolster her resolve. Slatyer was 11 when her family moved from Canberra, ...
12:17, 08/16/2019

Mining, Manufacturing Pull Down IIP Growth To 3.1% In May The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 3.8 per cent in May 2018. The index grew at 4.3 per cent in April and 0.4 per cent in March this year....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Best cloud mining providers of 2019 Cloud mining is the process of buying CPU power from dedicated data centers who use their own equipment to mine cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) on your behalf.The main advantage of this approach is that you don't need to have in-depth kno...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
20:34, 07/17/2019

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.        ...
20:34, 09/05/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come within 19,000 miles of Earth on April 13, a decad...
15:00, 05/02/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Lawyers are trying to figure out who to sue in the event of an asteroid impact If you or a family member were struck by an asteroid, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the law offices of Jones, Anderson, and Leibovitz to see if you qualify. It’s hard to imagine a world so litigious that an extinction-level event could ge...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
20:51, 08/15/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
10:17, 06/12/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
11:17, 08/23/2019

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
12:51, 05/04/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
07:34, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German official, three people familiar with the matter said....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Nishikori advances, Zverev eliminated early in Barcelona Former champion Kei Nishikori advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open by beating Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-2        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances, Dimitrov out at Geneva Open Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Riske ousts Kerber in Zhengzhou, Mladenovic advances American Alison Riske fought back from a set down to beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-4 7-6(6) in the first round of the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Tuesday, extending the former world number one's poor run of form....
05:17, 09/11/2019

Lasker Awards Honor Advances in Modern Immunology The prizes recognized the discoverers of B and T lymphocytes, pioneers in genetic engineering to fight breast cancer, and a nonprofit that helps get vaccines to the world’s poorest children....
20:51, 09/10/2019

U.S. Senate panel advances Saudi sanctions measure The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed legislation that would impose sanctions on the Saudi royal family and block some weapons sales, pushing back against President Donald Trump's close ties to the kingdom....
08:34, 07/26/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
23:17, 06/19/2019

Ferrari advances product offensive with two new folding hardtops The F8 Spider is the roadster version of the F8 Tributo eight-cylinder turbocharged mid-engine coupe unveiled in Geneva this year. The 812 GTS is the convertible version of the 12-cylinder front-engine 812 Superfast....
05:34, 09/10/2019

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
17:17, 07/21/2019

Turkish group Erdemir advances British Steel bid A Turkish steelmaker owned by the country's military pension fund is advancing plans for a takeover of British Steel that would involve keeping its Scunthorpe plant open....
17:34, 07/26/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
01:34, 06/19/2019

Oil advances as geopolitical tensions offset slack demand Oil prices edged higher on Friday on worries about Middle East tensions, though a flagging global economic growth outlook amid the U.S.-China trade war capped gains....
09:34, 07/26/2019

Vekic advances at rain-ravaged Nottingham Open NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic defeated Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-0 on Wednesday as the Nottingham Open finally got underway after two days were completely washed out by rain. The players attempted their war...
21:17, 06/12/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic putt from Haley Moore on her final hole. Here’s more from Tuesday night...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Home favourite Granollers beaten, Verdasco advances "Home favourite Marcel Granollers was the main casualty on the opening day of the Barcelona Open as the tournament got underway amidst murky, grey skies in Catalonia."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Defending champ Nadal advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals, beating Argentina's Guido Pella 6-3, 6-4        ...
05:17, 08/09/2019

Andreescu upsets Bertens, advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu upset fifth seed Kiki Bertens to move into the quarterfinal of the Rogers Cup in her home city of Toronto on Thursday....
06:51, 08/09/2019

Some Companies Offer a New Benefit: Payroll Advances and Loans More companies are helping workers gain access to payroll advances and loans, reflecting concern over the impact money problems are having on productivity levels and worker retention....
21:00, 09/02/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals GENEVA (AP) — Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals by beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday. The fifth-ranked Zverev saved a set point when trailing 5-3 against the 92nd-ranked Bolivian in the first. He then got...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Teen advances into French Open quarters without losing a set Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 Sunday in just 59 minutes.        ...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances A rebel group backed by Turkey will send reinforcements to the front lines of the last major rebel enclave in northern Syria to oppose a government offensive, it said on Thursday....
19:17, 08/15/2019

Kerber beats Halep at Eastbourne; Pliskova advances Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals at Eastbourne on Thursday        ...
22:51, 06/27/2019

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances Seven-time champion Roger Federer was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in little over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced at the Western & Southern Open. Novak Djokovic moved into the quarterf...
08:51, 08/16/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final        ...
07:17, 06/02/2019

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Eng...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Muchova advances, Zhang ousted in Bronx Open Czech Republic's 10th seed Karolina Muchova beat Slovakia's Viktoria Kuzmova 7-5 6-2 to move into the second round of the Bronx Open while fourth seed Zhang Shuai was knocked out in straight sets on Monday....
09:51, 08/20/2019

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic        ...
05:51, 05/29/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Amazon tech show touts advances in robotics Amazon is hosting tech enthusiasts at its 're:MARS' expo this week in Las Vegas. The online retail giant looks to showcase efforts at innovation across several key tech sectors - including robotics and machine learning. (June 5)  ...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Surprising Zheng advances to Silicon Valley final "China\u0027s Zheng Saisai moved into the final of the Silicon Valley Classic with another upset win in California on Saturday to keep alive her dream of a maiden WTA title."...
15:51, 08/04/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

AMD Radeon VII is the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining The AMD Radeon VII, AMD’s recent high-end graphics card, isn’t just great at pushing pixels while playing games, as it appears to be the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining when it comes to performance.According to VoskCoin, a me...
11:30, 04/30/2019

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to dat...
01:17, 06/06/2019

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system....
19:51, 05/20/2019

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
20:17, 07/13/2019

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Everything You Need To Know Lunar Eclipse 2019: Get Ready to witness the partial lunar eclipse happening on July 16 and July 17? Here are all the details you need to know about the celestial event....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Partial lunar eclipse – in pictures Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK. The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission. Clear skies across much of the...
19:17, 07/17/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
20:17, 07/10/2019

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
05:00, 07/09/2019

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
18:17, 07/11/2019

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
10:17, 06/20/2019

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
01:34, 06/21/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
23:51, 06/06/2019

How Did We Miss This Week's Shockingly Close Asteroid Flyby? This week, an asteroid flew by the Earth, coming as close as 44342 miles away. No, you shouldn’t worry about this specific asteroid (anymore, at least), but you might wonder how we missed it. Read more......
20:00, 07/26/2019

Scientists uncover new evidence of the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs Drilling into the seafloor off Mexico, scientists have extracted a unique geologic record of the single worst day in the history of life on Earth, when a city-sized asteroid smashed into the planet 65 million years ago, wiping out the dinosaurs and t...
14:00, 09/10/2019

For first time, astronomers catch asteroid in the act of changing color Last December, scientists discovered an “active” asteroid within the asteroid belt, sandwiched between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The space rock, designated by astronomers as 6478 Gault, appeared to be leaving two trails of dust in its wake — ac...
16:51, 08/30/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
01:34, 06/29/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On April 13th, 2029, the asteroid known as Apophis will pass by Earth at a distance of just 19,000 miles. F...
13:00, 05/02/2019

A surprisingly large asteroid just sneaked up on Earth, and the Sun is to blame Thanks to powerful telescopes that can detect large objects at extreme distances, we earthlings have a pretty good idea of the space rocks that pose threats to Earth. However, every once in a while nature reminds us that it still has some potentially...
09:34, 07/27/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it was closer, and in danger of smashing into us? That's the question space agencies around the wor...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Rafael Nadal Advances To US Open Final Against Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, advanced to his fifth US Open final on Friday by battling past Italy's Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-1....
20:17, 09/07/2019

Teen girl allegedly knocked out after turning down stranger’s advances A British teenager claims she was punched unconscious after telling a group of creepy strangers following her in the street, “I’m sorry, I’m not interested.” Gabrielle Walsh, 18, said she was with a male friend in the early ho...
22:51, 07/15/2019

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdl...
04:17, 08/31/2019

Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round        ...
17:17, 05/21/2019

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
00:51, 08/01/2019

Advances in Medieval Knight Armor Could Not Match Weapon Technology! The knight in shining armor is undoubtedly the first image that comes to mind for most people when they think about warfare during the Middle Ages. The knight in this mental image is often a warrior wearing the iconic ‘suit of armor’. While it is tru...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Bill directing immigration holds advances in North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina sheriffs would be forced to honor federal requests to hold jail inmates who may be in the country unlawfully, under a bill that has advanced at the General Assembly. Some recently elected black Democratic county sh...
00:17, 06/20/2019

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
14:17, 07/11/2019

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to an official report on Thursday....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu advances to U.S. Open quarter-final Make that early Tuesday morning, when the 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., won her way into the quarter-finals in her first main-draw appearance at the U.S. Open....
18:34, 09/03/2019

Substitute school nurse accused of making advances on teen boy A substitute nurse serving two Ohio school districts was jailed for inappropriately touching an underage student and making sexual advances toward him, prosecutors said this week. Delena Clever, 48, of Maineville, Ohio, who subbed for the Little Miam...
22:51, 06/19/2019

US Open villain Daniil Medvedev advances while feeding off boos The boos continued, and so did Daniil Medvedev’s U.S. Open run. The fifth-ranked Russian, the villain of the tournament, will take that trade-off. He reached his first-ever Grand Slam quarterfinal Sunday night and didn’t mind how he has been received...
13:17, 09/02/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
02:17, 06/03/2019

Tennis-Fiery Kyrgios advances, Tsitsipas survives in Washington An argumentative Nick Kyrgios hammered 24 aces in a dominating service display to defeat Gilles Simon 6-4 7-6(5) in the second round of the Citi Open in Washington on Wednesday....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Kristie Ahn putting 'corporate America' job on hold as she advances in US Open American Kristie Ahn won her first-round matchup at the U.S. Open against Russian Svetlana Kuzentsova in straight sets, advancing her to a second-round match against Anna Kalinskaya....
05:51, 08/29/2019

Isner advances to final on Newport's hot grass courts Top seeded John Isner overcame extremely hot conditions and a first-set tiebreaker loss to beat fourth-seeded Ugo Humbert of France, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, Saturday and advanced to the Hall of Fame Open final.        ...
11:34, 07/21/2019

Vanderbilt advances to College World Series, routs Duke 13-2 Austin Martin drove in three hitting two of Vanderbilt's five home runs, and the Commodores advanced to their fourth College World Series and first since 2015 by routing Duke 13-2 to clinch the Nashville Super Regional     &...
04:17, 06/10/2019

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Mexico has made advances in curbing flow of migrants: Pompeo The U.S. secretary of state spent the morning with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo in Mexico City before flying to a meeting with El Salvador's president....
02:34, 07/22/2019

ATP roundup: Fritz avoids Isner's fate, advances at Atlanta American Taylor Fritz, the second seed, avoided the disaster that befell top seed John Isner in his opener by beating American qualifier Kevin King 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the BB&T Atlanta Open....
09:51, 07/26/2019

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the price....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Barty's winning streak snapped as Riske advances at Wimbledon "Ashleigh Barty is out of Wimbledon after suffering a shock defeat to Alison Riske, snapping the 15-match winning streak that took her to World No.1."...
14:17, 07/08/2019

Vandy advances to super regional, routs Indiana State 12-1 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julian Infante hit two home runs and Ty Duvall added a grand slam as Vanderbilt advanced to its third straight super regional by beating Indiana State 12-1 on Sunday night to clinch the Nashville Regional. This will be the eig...
08:51, 06/03/2019

Athletics: Felix advances in first race in 13 months on time qualifier A humble Allyson Felix returned to racing for the first time in 13 months on Thursday and made the semi-finals of the 400 meters on a time qualifier at the U.S. national championships....
09:51, 07/26/2019

Syrian rebels push back against army advances in Idlib Syrian rebels on Tuesday launched a wide-scale attack against a five-month Russia-backed Syrian army campaign aiming to take back the opposition's last major bastion, opposition officials, rebels and residents said....
17:51, 08/27/2019

Judiciary panel advances impeachment drive as Pelosi changes the subject The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the parameters for its impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump — Democrats’ most significant step to date on the issue, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi repeatedly sidestepped the i-word at...
22:51, 09/12/2019

Rivals to Lead U.K. Embrace Abrupt Brexit, as Split Advances Conservative leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are vying with each other to flaunt their willingness to leave the European Union without a deal aimed at smoothing the disruption of dismantling 45 years of economic integration....
16:17, 07/09/2019

Rio Tinto to buy autonomous mining truck fleet from Caterpillar Rio Tinto has agreed to buy a fleet of autonomous trucks and other mining equipment from Caterpillar for its new Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia, it said on Tuesday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
21:51, 06/04/2019

'Russians have special status': politics and mining mix in Guinea Activist alleges Russian mining companies are given advantages in country that gets third of its revenues from the sectorWhen Alpha Condé started hinting he wanted to change Guinea’s constitution to allow himself a third term as president, he found a...
10:51, 08/27/2019

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufacturing....
15:00, 05/07/2019

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward rules for deep sea mining....
15:34, 07/05/2019

U.S. EPA breathes new life into controversial Alaska mining project The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it would reconsider a 2014 decision that had stopped development of Alaska's Pebble Mine, the world's biggest undeveloped copper and gold project....
02:34, 06/27/2019

State TV: Iran closes down 2 cryptocurrency mining farms TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that authorities have shut down two cryptocurrency mining operations in the central part of the country. The Thursday report said the mining “farms” had 1,000 machines that were consu...
21:17, 06/27/2019

EPA breathes new life into controversial Alaska mining project The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it would reconsider a 2014 decision that had stopped development of Alaska's Pebble Mine, the world's biggest undeveloped copper and gold project....
07:51, 06/27/2019

Deep-sea mining to turn oceans into ‘new industrial frontier’ Greenpeace report reveals 29 floor-exploration licences have been granted worldwideThe world’s oceans are facing a “new industrial frontier” from a fledgling deep-sea mining industry as companies line up to extract metals and minerals from some of th...
09:17, 07/03/2019

Mali's new mining code ends tax exemptions, other protections Mining companies operating in Mali will no longer be exempt from VAT during production and will have a shorter period of protection from fiscal changes, according to a new mining code announced by the Mines Ministry on Wednesday....
02:34, 08/22/2019

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-million pound (5 million kilogram) orange giant known ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
17:51, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
11:51, 07/10/2019

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
06:17, 06/08/2019

Concern rises about possible uranium mining near Grand Canyon Federal officials are expected to rule in the next month on a petition that could eventually lead to uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, which conservation advocates warn could irreparably pollute the region's limited groundwater supply....
04:17, 06/13/2019

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthA Japanese spacecraft has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed lig...
08:51, 07/11/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Surprise ‘city-killer’ asteroid almost hit Earth — whizzing by at 15 miles a second A “city-killer” asteroid whizzed by Earth on Thursday, startling astronomers who didn’t pick up the rock’s trajectory until days before it passed the planet, according to a report. The rock, dubbed Asteroid 2019 OK, passed within 43,500 miles of Eart...
02:51, 07/27/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
08:51, 07/11/2019

1,100ft-wide asteroid on course to pass by earth will be visible to naked eye A massive asteroid will be visible to the naked eye when it passes close to Earth within the same distance as spacecraft that orbit the planet, according to NASA....
17:17, 05/02/2019

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of finding clues to the origin of the solar system...
05:51, 07/11/2019

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Japan's Asteroid Probe Packs Up and Prepares for Return to Earth Following a pair of successful touchdowns onto the surface of Ryugu, Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe is packing its precious cargo as it prepares to bring samples of the asteroid back to Earth.Read more......
22:51, 08/27/2019

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability to foster life, and as far as we know there&rsquo...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect...
04:51, 07/11/2019

Asteroid size of Empire State Building set to fly by Earth next week A "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is as large as the Empire State Building will zoom past Earth next week on Aug. 10. But it's not anything to worry about, according to experts....
02:51, 08/03/2019

Ad Astra's Lunar Rover Car Chase Looks Like Mad Max In Space Brad Pitt’s in a new movie, Ad Astra, about a future where people live on the moon, which seems fine if not particularly revolutionary. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen a lunar rover car chase quite like this before. This clip has strong “Mad Max in ...
01:17, 09/09/2019

Starwatch: time to take a good look at the lunar maria The full moon on Saturday gives an opportunity (weather permitting) to study the “seas” that form the dark markings on the moon’s surfaceThe moon will reach full on 18 May. This is a good opportunity to take the time to really look at its bright disc...
01:00, 05/13/2019

India loses contact with lunar spacecraft India's space agency has lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, just as the probe was due to touch down on the moon. It is currently unclear if the mission has failed....
01:51, 09/07/2019

India is trying to reconnect with lost lunar lander India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India's space agency said....
09:34, 09/09/2019

US STOCKS-Wall St advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Nestle makeover advances with $10 billion sale of skin health unit Nestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.1 billion), as the food group shifts its portfolio in response to changing consumer demands....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Serena Williams Advances To US Open Quarter-Final Against Wang Qiang Serena Williams will play for a semi-final berth on Tuesday against China's Wang Qiang, who upset French Open champion Ashleigh Barty to reach quarter-final....
01:17, 09/02/2019

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when p...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Federer makes triumphant return to clay in Madrid, Djokovic advances Roger Federer made an impressive return to clay by easing past Richard Gasquet to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday, while Novak Djokovic also breezed through with a straight sets win over American Taylor Fritz....
01:34, 05/08/2019

Ivory Coast town sinking underwater as coastal erosion advances The village of Lahou-Kpanda is sinking. In the past 30 years, residents of the once-thriving historic town 140 km southwest of the Ivorian capital Abidjan have seen their prison, hospital and school be subsumed by the waters....
14:34, 09/10/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Shows Off Advances to Brain-Computer Interface Elon Musk and top-level scientists from his neuroscience startup, who are developing a next-generation brain-computer interface, unveiled what they billed as a significant advance toward a therapeutic device....
13:34, 07/17/2019

Japan's Nikkei little changed ahead of Jackson Hole; Shiseido advances Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Wednesday, as investors held positions ahead of a key central bankers' gathering in the United States, which could provide markets with some near-term cues....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Personal projects make you a better developer For a lot of developers, the last thing they want to do after being at work all day is to write more code. Staring at a screen all day does take a toll on you. Once you’ve had a chance to go for a walk and eat something, you might consider starting a...
09:34, 09/01/2019

Netflix will be pickier with big-budget projects Netflix is known for taking bets on experimental shows and ambitious costume dramas set in far-flung locations. But the golden days of the company's cavalier spending on original content may be coming to a close as it becomes more careful with f...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Here are the projects the Obamas are working on for Netflix Michelle and Barack Obama's Higher Ground Productions has unveiled its initial slate of projects for Netflix, and they are as wide-ranging as had been promised....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Lotus considering GT, saloon, crossover and SUV projects Lotus is "considering all areas" British firm's boss says it will expand its range – but the priority is to re-establish sports car credentials Lotus could build GTs, sports saloons, crossovers or SUVs in future, according to new boss Phil Popham ...
05:34, 05/15/2019

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,&#...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists Proposal calls for wilderness protection as startup space miners look to the starsGreat swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other f...
21:17, 05/12/2019

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
14:17, 07/18/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
22:00, 06/27/2019

U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining U.N. human rights chief Michele Bachelet called on Monday for an investigation into the murder of an indigenous leader in Brazil last week and urged the Bolsonaro government to reconsider its proposal to open up more of the Amazon area to mining....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Barrick's offer for control of Acacia Mining reflects risk- CEO Barrick Gold Corp's offer to buy the rest of Acacia Mining reflects the risk the Canadian-listed mining company faces in increasing its exposure to Tanzania, its chief executive said on Friday....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Nvidia’s GPU sales finally ‘normalize’ after its crypto-mining craze Chipmaker Nvidia says its business has finally returned to normal after its cryptocurrency mining hangover has subsided. In its latest quarterly financial report, published yesterday, Nvidia posted 17 percent growth in revenue – from $2.22 billion to...
14:51, 08/16/2019

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining...
08:17, 08/15/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
23:18, 08/13/2019

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive...
01:51, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Acacia Mining says Barrick offer undervalues the company Acacia Mining on Monday strongly disagreed with majority shareholder Barrick Gold Corp's valuation of the company, saying Barrick's proposal undervalued its life of mine plans and appears to have ignored the value of its exploration and development a...
16:51, 06/24/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as energy, mining shares weigh Canada's main stock index dropped on Monday, led by losses in mining and energy shares, as investors treaded with caution ahead of the country's monthly economic report....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Australian tax office loses $92m case against mining group Glencore Federal judge dismisses ATO’s attempt to curb complex copper processing transactions from CSA Cobar mineThe Anglo-Swiss commodities group Glencore has won a round in its war with the Taxation Office, with a judge throwing out a $92m bill relating to ...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Global mining panel looks to boost accountability after Brazil disaster New safety standards being drawn up by a global mining industry panel will include rules to better define management accountability after Vale SA's January tailings dam disaster, a top industry official said on Wednesday....
05:34, 09/12/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated what cryptocurrency was being mined, or for how long the farm had been operating. It’s also unclear why,...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
11:51, 06/08/2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining A gold rush in Peru's Tambopata province transformed the Amazonian wilderness into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Security forces came and went; illegal miners scattered and returned. Then Peru announced a new approach, to stay...
09:34, 05/16/2019

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
08:34, 06/10/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: The Big Chill: Creativity in the era of data mining Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
11:51, 05/20/2019

EXPLAINER-Zambia's moves on Vedanta, KCM alarm mining industry LUSAKA/LONDON, May 31 - Zambia's decision to name a provisional liquidator to run Vedanta Resources' Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business, one of the country's biggest employers, has rattled international miners concerned about rising resource nationa...
15:34, 05/31/2019

Resolute Mining determined to grow as adds London listing Australian-listed gold miner Resolute Mining lists on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday to broaden its investor base and pursue its ambition to be a high-tech, pan-African gold producer, partly through acquisitions....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Jervois Mining takes over Canada's Ecobalt, shares jump Australian cobalt developer Jervois Mining will take over eCobalt Solutions after shareholders of the Canadian company voted in favour of the deal, Jervois said on Monday....
08:34, 07/22/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs had power of 10 billion atomic bombs: study An international team of scientists led by the University of Texas at Austin examined hundreds of feet of rocks that filled the Chicxulub impact crater within the first 24 hours after impact....
01:34, 09/11/2019

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
19:17, 08/16/2019

Ancient Rock Reveals Shocking First Day After Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Scientists say they have spotted evidence of what it was like on the first day after the dinosaur-killing impact event, thanks to an analysis of rock taken from the famous Chixculub crater.Read more......
05:34, 09/10/2019

Rocks discovered from the day the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit the Earth Rocks from the most pivotal moment in Earth's history were discovered offshore of the Yucatan Peninsula, a study says.        ...
07:02, 09/10/2019

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
19:17, 07/09/2019

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was as strong as 10 billion atomic bombs, study says When a colossal space rock came crashing down 66 million years ago onto what is now the Yucatan Penninsula in Mexico, it triggered widespread changes on Earth and abruptly ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers are focusing on learning th...
06:51, 09/13/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upsid...
00:34, 08/23/2019

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting twenty emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
08:34, 05/21/2019

A meteorite hit the moon during Monday's total lunar eclipse People watching the total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday morning noticed a brief flash of light, which has now been confirmed as a meteorite impact...
21:51, 04/28/2019

India Lands On Lunar Surface (Of A Bangalore Street) In an exciting feat this week, Indian actor Poornachandra Mysore was the first Indian to walk on the lunar surface. That surface wasn’t actually on the moon, though; It was in Bangalore....
05:51, 09/16/2019

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
11:34, 06/19/2019

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
04:00, 07/13/2019

India found its missing Vikram lunar lander India has located its Vikram lunar lander after losing contact, and the situation isn't looking great. Indian Space and Research Organization chairman K. Sivan said that cameras aboard the orbiter found the spacecraft and believed it had been ...
07:51, 09/09/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
01:51, 06/13/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
00:00, 05/21/2019

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
09:51, 07/18/2019

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
01:34, 07/19/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft set for historic lunar landing India's dream of landing on the Moon is getting closer to reality as its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft split into two on Monday, with one half set to land on the lunar surface later this week....
20:34, 09/02/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Chandrayaan-2 to Be Inserted Into Lunar Orbit Tomorrow: ISRO In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit....
15:51, 08/19/2019

US Open: Daniil Medvedev advances to first Grand Slam final with win over Grigor Dimitrov Russian Daniil Medvedev, who made headlines earlier in the tournament for poor behavior, won in straight sets, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3.       ...
07:34, 09/07/2019

Serena Williams rolls ankle, still advances to US Open quarterfinals over Petra Martic Serena Williams received medical treatment Sunday during her fourth-round match, but will make her 16th appearance in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.       ...
04:51, 09/02/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
18:17, 07/31/2019

World Pride in New York celebrates LGBTQ advances, but mourns setbacks under Trump New York City will host 4 million visitors this week to celebrate World Pride for both a celebration of advancements in LGBTQ rights and a call to action in the face of anti-LGBTQ policies enacted by U.S. President Donald Trump....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Tech advances at US airports yield more busts of visa overstayers exiting the country Technological innovations recently put in place at U.S. airports are leading authorities to find considerably more people overstaying their visas than even a year ago, immigration officials say....
13:17, 05/02/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
10:51, 05/27/2019

With Rare Comity, Senate Panel Advances Bills to Lower Health Costs The Senate health committee approved a suite of bills to address rising health costs — including surprise medical bills and prescription drug prices — and raise the legal smoking age....
01:17, 06/27/2019

US Open: Rafael Nadal eases past Diego Schwartzman, advances to semifinals The Spaniard won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and is the prohibitive favorite to win his fourth US Open and 19th Grand Slam.       ...
08:17, 09/05/2019

Watch: Belinda Bencic eliminates No. 1 Naomi Osaka, advances to U.S. Open quarterfinals Belinda Bencic pulled off a shocking upset Monday at the 2019 U.S. Open, knocking top-seed Naomi Osaka out of the tournament in straight sets and advancing to the quarterfinals....
21:00, 09/02/2019

Roger Federer wilts in fifth set as unseeded Grigor Dimitrov advances to U.S. Open semifinals The 78th-ranked Dimitrov overtakes the beloved 20-time grand slam champion for first time, depriving the Open of a potential Federer-Rafael Nadal dream final....
10:00, 09/04/2019

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
13:51, 07/16/2019

7 projects in “development hell” we hope see the light of day Given the decades it spent bouncing around Hollywood, unable to find a studio or a creative team whose vision aligned with the late Jim Henson, it’s a minor miracle that we’re getting a Dark Crystal revival at all. Thankfully, it’s pretty good, and i...
21:17, 08/31/2019

Obamas announce first slate of Netflix projects The Netflix-based production company founded by former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday announced a slate of new projects to be released over the next several years....
20:17, 04/30/2019

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The...
14:51, 07/09/2019

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
19:00, 07/09/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaigns from anti-vaxxers and others who conduct "health campaigns" unsupported by science. It didn'...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
01:17, 05/17/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Dramatic Video Shows the Moment Hayabusa2 Made Its Second Touchdown on the Ryugu Asteroid A newly released video from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the critical moment when the Hayabusa2 spacecraft made contact with the surface of the Ryugu asteroid for an unprecedented second time.Read more......
17:17, 07/31/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 asteroid probe packs its space-rock bag for return to Earth Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has packed up the capsule that will ferry its precious space-rock cargo back to Earth in preparation to leave the asteroid Ryugu later this year....
16:17, 08/27/2019

Large Asteroid Set to Graze Earth Orbit in 2029, Impact Exercise Conducted Apophis asteroid will interestingly pass by Earth on a near-miss Earth trajectory on a Friday the 13th (April 13, 2029), gracing a day considered unlucky in Western superstition....
15:17, 05/04/2019

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Japans Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield important new insights about the early stages of our solar system. The attempt alone is...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Huge asteroid misses Earth but spotlights threat posed by space rocks An asteroid bigger than the Eiffel Tower hurtled past Earth early on Saturday at a speed of 10,400 miles per hour, missing us by 4.6 million miles — not quite a close shave, but not so far in astronomical terms. Had the fast-moving space rock, dubbed...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Feast your eyes on the Earth-like, rocky debris covering the surface of asteroid Ryugu Japan’s space agency JAXA has had a busy year, but that’s par for the course when you’re controlling an asteroid probe orbiting a distant space rock. the Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been hanging out around the asteroid known as Ryugu f...
00:51, 08/26/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
03:51, 05/07/2019

Asteroid 2006 QQ23: Giant Space Rock to Pass by Earth Today A giant asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, is moving towards Earth; however, it will sail past our planet today without causing any harm, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
08:34, 08/10/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.        ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A work...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Does this amazing £20 Asus B250 mining motherboard deal mean cryptocurrency is dead? If you’re looking to build a mining PC for cryptocurrency, then Ebuyer has a killer deal, with a the excellent Asus B250 Expert mining motherboard now just £19.98.As a motherboard dedicated to mining cryptocurrency, the Asus B250 Expert c...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Plan clears way for mining and drilling on land stripped from Utah monument Management plan for Grand Staircase-Escalante, downsized by Trump administration in 2017, criticized as ‘a giveaway to fossil fuel’A new US government plan had cleared the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land stripped from Utah’s Gran...
03:17, 08/24/2019

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration....
18:17, 07/05/2019

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploita...
02:34, 07/03/2019

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
11:17, 07/05/2019

Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said....
01:51, 08/27/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
02:00, 06/28/2019

World Gold Council sets out environmental, ethical mining guidelines The World Gold Council (WGC) on Thursday published a set of guidelines for gold miners designed to encourage high environmental and ethical standards....
07:51, 09/12/2019

Researchers helped French police dismantle a crypto-mining botnet It seems like every week there's news of a new piece of malware being used to steal user data or to take control of devices. For once, though, there's some good news in the war on intrusive software: A botnet which was spreading crypto-mini...
23:34, 09/02/2019

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive results....
20:51, 08/08/2019

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
23:34, 06/20/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre, CBI and 5 States On Illegal Sand Mining Plea The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining....
15:34, 07/24/2019

Peru: Indigenous governor sentenced to prison for anti-mining protests Walter Aduviri was sentenced in connection to anti-mining protests that turned deadly in 2011. The indigenous Aymara have long fought against the state over mining projects in the mineral-rich Puno region....
08:51, 08/15/2019

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive revealed Exclusive: Documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive...
16:51, 08/03/2019

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam....
02:34, 07/16/2019

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil's Braskem says courts froze 3.7 bln reais in accounts over mining damage Brazil's largest petrochemical company Braskem SA said in a securities filing on Wednesday that courts have frozen 3.7 billion reais ($962.11 million) in its checking accounts seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm....
15:00, 06/26/2019

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
12:51, 06/13/2019

Amazon Forest Faces Threat From Fires, Mining And Land Occupation Raging wildfires have drawn the world's attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say....
04:51, 08/31/2019

Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest...
22:34, 09/11/2019

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. The Great Hack’s challenge: find a visual template for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which involves...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Congress Leader Threatens Madhya Pradesh Officer In Sand Mining Row A sub-divisional magistrate has alleged that a local Congress leader forcibly freed a confiscated sand-laden truck linked to illegal mining operations in the area and threatened her...
13:51, 05/18/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Acacia Mining blames Barrick Gold for excluding co in tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it continued to be excluded from discussions between Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania with regard to a tax dispute....
09:00, 05/22/2019

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday renewed two mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Wilderness area in Minnesota, a key step in opening the popular wilderness and recreation area up to copper mining despite heavy opposition from local and n...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, ...
15:51, 05/31/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
13:51, 06/12/2019

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se...
22:34, 09/05/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
02:34, 05/17/2019

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
07:51, 07/18/2019

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
04:51, 07/16/2019

Indian lander goes silent as it approaches lunar south pole India's attempt to become the first nation to put a spacecraft on the south pole of the moon is on hold. The country's lunar lander Vikram stopped relaying signals just moments before it was scheduled to touch down....
02:51, 09/07/2019

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the spac...
21:51, 05/30/2019

India's Vikram lunar lander lost contact during its descent Today India attempted to become only the fourth nation to successfully soft-land on the surface of the Moon. That mission appears to have failed, when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with its Vikram lander at an altitude of...
05:17, 09/07/2019

Polaris’ Lunar Roving Vehicle replica to run at NASCAR race Now this is how you fake a moon mission. Polaris has teamed up with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., to build a functional replica of the Lunar Roving Vehicle [LRV] that was used during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions. Brian Og...
22:17, 07/22/2019

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
09:34, 07/15/2019

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted i...
10:17, 07/22/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final oper...
00:00, 08/23/2019

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milestone for a mission that could make India the fourth ...
11:17, 08/23/2019

Polaris Builds A Replica Of The Ultimate Off-Roader - The Lunar Rover The new Polaris Lunar Rover Replica gets replica brakes, accelerates, and has four-wheel Ackermann steering, like the original NASA Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV)....
12:51, 07/22/2019

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Varanasi Ganga Aarti To Be Performed At 3 pm Today Due To Lunar Eclipse Varanasi's famed tradition of Ganga Aarti, the daily evening ritual at Dashashwamedh Ghat, has been advanced on account of the lunar eclipse on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

10,000-year-old engraved stone could be world’s oldest lunar calendar An engraved stone carved around 10,000 years ago maybe the world's oldest example of a lunar calendar. The rare pebble -- found high up in the mountains near Rome, Italy -- dates back to the Stone Age, archaeologists claim....
21:17, 07/25/2019

Lunar Eclipse Meteorite Briefly Created a Spot on the Moon as Hot as the Sun This past January, astronomers managed to capture the moment a space rock struck the Moon during a total lunar eclipse. Now we’re learning more about this unprecedented event, including the speed of the offending object and the intense temperatures r...
22:51, 04/30/2019

The Morning After: Ninja bombs and Jeff Bezos' lunar lander Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Happy Friday! This morning, we've got Nike's augmented reality-powered sneaker-fitting app, our new guide to all the parenting tech you might need (and everything you don't), and a new $80 AirPods...
17:17, 05/10/2019

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Ap...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Here's How to Watch the Partial Lunar Eclipse Live Online Today The partial lunar eclipse 2019 can be seen in central and western regions of India, and live streams are being held by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Virtual Telescope Project, and Norway-based site......
07:51, 07/17/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
02:51, 06/12/2019

UK's biggest moon exhibition captures centuries of lunar love From Japanese painting of the harvest moon to Buzz Aldrin's "Snoopy cap", the UK's biggest moon exhibition at London's National Maritime Museum is bound to please...
20:34, 08/10/2019

'A marvelous night for a moondance': Legendary lunar-inspired pop songs "Walking on the Moon," "Bad Moon Rising," "Moonlight Shadow" ... Countless lunar-themed pop songs invoke a timeless musical motif. But for all the odes to love under moonlight, there's also a dark side....
14:17, 07/18/2019

Countdowns, ceremonies and MoonPies: How the U.S. is marking 50 years since the lunar landing At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed up for miles outside the visitor complex at opening time. In Armstrong's hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio, nearly 2,000 runners competed in "Run to the Moon" races....
20:51, 07/20/2019

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to m...
00:51, 07/06/2019

Stan Wawrinka advances as injury fells defending US Open champ Novak Djokovic Shoulder injury stops top-seeded and defending champion Novak Djokovic as No. 23 seed Stan Wawrinka reaches the quarterfinals for the second year in a row.       ...
05:51, 09/02/2019

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed by a fragile demand outlook amid more signs of slowing global economic growth....
06:51, 07/25/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on t...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
08:00, 06/15/2019