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Old data reveal 'plumes' on ocean world that could host life

Old data reveal 'plumes' on ocean world that could host life

Europa has been a high priority for scientists because, as an ice-covered moon with a subsurface salty liquid ocean, it has been identified as one of the ideal spots for hosting life in our solar system. The question of whether plumes of water vapor and icy materials erupt on Europa has circulated for decades. During […]

Aussie cop accidentally shoots himself in the leg with own gun

Aussie cop accidentally shoots himself in the leg with own gun

A Brisbane police officer has accidentally shot himself in the leg with his own gun. The incident happened this morning at Springwood Police Station. It’s believed the officer was putting his gun into its holster when the shot was accidentally fired. He has been taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital with minor injuries in a stable […]

Some Of The Exoplanets Discovered By Kepler Space Telescope Might Be False Positives

Some Of The Exoplanets Discovered By Kepler Space Telescope Might Be False Positives

A recent study pointed out the main flaw of NASA’s current technique in confirming exoplanet candidates spotted by Kepler – the agency’s formulas do not take potential instrument errors into account. The Kepler Space Telescope has had a very successful run so far in the nine years or so since it was launched. Since 2009, […]

7 foods to increase blood count

7 foods to increase blood count

Blood count is very important to keep the body healthy and fit. Less blood count can lead to diseases such as anemia. The causes of anemia are mostly poor diet which lacks iron, folic acid and vitamin B12. Here are 7 best foods to increase blood count. Read MoreRead Less Source link

SpaceX is gearing up for over 300 missions in five years: CEO Elon Musk

SpaceX is gearing up for over 300 missions in five years: CEO Elon Musk

After an updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral carrying Bangladesh’s first communications satellite into orbit, its Founder and CEO Elon Musk on Sunday said his company is set for over 300 missions in five years. The “Block 5” booster, the final […]

First tick of season found in Coshocton County

First tick of season found in Coshocton County

Emily Buxton Adams, Columnist Published 10:00 a.m. ET May 12, 2018 Buy Photo Emily Buxton Adams(Photo: Leonard Hayhurst/Tribune)Buy Photo Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences released an article for media sources about ticks. In the article Glen Needum, retired entomologist and tick expert formerly with OSU Extension, shared that he collected the […]

Inside NASA's epic first mission to the last planet

Inside NASA's epic first mission to the last planet

They called it the “first mission to the last planet.” In 2006, a 224-foot-tall rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying a tiny, thousand-pound probe named New Horizons. Its mission: to wing its way across billions of miles of cold, dark space for a rendezvous with the solar system’s most distant planet, Pluto. The […]

With the landing of SpaceX's powerful new Falcon 9, a new era of rocket reusability takes off

With the landing of SpaceX's powerful new Falcon 9, a new era of rocket reusability takes off

This afternoon, SpaceX landed the most powerful version yet of its Falcon 9 rocket, after launching the vehicle from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The so-named Block 5 upgrade took off from the company’s launchpad at Kennedy Space Center, sending a communications satellite into orbit for Bangladesh and then touched down on one of the company’s drone […]

County report of hepatitis A response finds room for improvement

County report of hepatitis A response finds room for improvement

Closer coordination between county and city governments, better vaccine coverage for homeless and drug-using residents and more prompt use of volunteer nurses are among 21 recommendations included in a hepatitis A outbreak report released Thursday by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Requested in January when the county board voted to end the region’s […]

Dinner under the stars: A CBC reporter's take on David Saint-Jacques's out-of-this-world menu

Dinner under the stars: A CBC reporter's take on David Saint-Jacques's out-of-this-world menu

As Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques prepares for his journey to the International Space Station, the Canadian Space Agency is making sure his appetite is well taken care of when he climbs aboard. The standard menu for most astronauts is provided by NASA, but the CSA tries to supplement it with a few items of its own. CBC reporter […]