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by | September 04, 2018 | 02:23

The storm was expected to strengthen over the Gulf of Mexico, and reach the central Gulf Coast states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana late on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said. There were no immediate indications that the storm had so far affected energy operations in the Gulf of Mexico area. The storm may gain strength as it crosses the warm waters in the Gulf, Stewart said.

by | September 03, 2018 | 04:55

While Bush and Obama hail from different parties, their message Saturday was clear: USA politics can and should rise to a higher level with the example set by McCain. "He was a great man, he was a great warrior, he was a great American", she said. Joe Lieberman, considered by McCain as a running mate in 2008. McCain has been honored in a number of services and ceremonies since he passed away last Saturday, Aug.

by | September 03, 2018 | 04:32

Most likely this is external damage. In the end, we localized the leak. The suppose location crew is conducting troubleshooting and fix work on the leak, NASA defined in a weblog submit Thursday morning. As the negotiations of crew with the Earth, which broadcasts one of the resources of NASA, after completing the second layer of sealant astronauts fixed ultrasound device minor leakage.

by | September 02, 2018 | 14:49

Efforts are under way to establish the cause of the leak. The report by The Telegraph says that if it had gone undiscovered, the crew could have run out of breathable air in 18 days. Ground controllers noticed a slight dip in ISS cabin pressure on Wednesday night (Aug. 29). Mission Control outside Moscow told the astronauts to let the sealant dry overnight and that more leak checks would be conducted Friday.

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:09

The hole was found in the Russian-made Soyuz capsule which is one of two now docked to the space station . According to Russian space agency staff members "the incident may have been caused by an impacting micrometeoroid - a tiny piece of rock or other material", Space.com says.

by | September 02, 2018 | 02:08

The bipartisan bill passed 61-18 and will now return to the Senate before being sent to Governor Jerry Brown to sign or veto. The legislation, which was the subject of intense lobbying by the broadband industry, would prevent internet providers from blocking, slowing or favoring certain websites.

by | September 01, 2018 | 08:47

It brought with it wave heights of 17.81 metres, top gusts of 191 km/h and sustained winds (10-minute mean) of 111km/h when it hit the country in October. The system, moving west, northwest, is expected to spread rain across Florida and the islands, including the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, into early next week, forecasters said.

by | September 01, 2018 | 06:24

Turnbull will nearly certainly resign his parliamentary seat of Wentworth within the next three months, triggering a by-election. Mr Buchholz said he was honoured to be appointed the position. Mr Bragg resigned from his job at the Business Council of Australia on Tuesday, telling colleagues he wanted to focus on winning preselection to contest a byelection, expected in October.

by | August 31, 2018 | 08:59

Mr Hulot, 62, has been described as the French equivalent of Sir David Attenborough. Hulot, a TV celebrity and veteran campaigner for the environment, was lured into government a year ago by Macron , but has repeatedly clashed with his cabinet colleagues over policy.

by | August 31, 2018 | 05:52

Since its first purchase of wind in 2013, according to a company update , Facebook has signed contracts totaling 3 GW of new solar and wind power , including 2.5 GW in the past 12 months alone. Acadian Asset Management LLC owned 0.08% of Renewable Energy Group at the end of the most recent reporting period. Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 6th.

by | August 31, 2018 | 05:23

Dmitry Rogozin, head of Russian space agency Roscosmos told state news agency TASS that a "micro-fracture" was found in a side compartment of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft now docked with the space station. The Russian crew was going to apply an epoxy to the hole and seal it; however, Moscow officials eventually agreed to hold off and use a temporary patch, giving the temporary patch one hour before applying the sealant.

by | August 31, 2018 | 04:21

As of 11 a.m., the National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories on what it's calling Potential Tropical Cyclone Six . Assuming the system becomes a tropical storm, the next name on the list is Florence. The potential cyclone is now packing 30 miles per hour winds and is moving west at 12 miles per hour. Scattered showers and storms should then develop across the interior and shift west as the sea breeze pushes inland.

by | August 31, 2018 | 02:44

The leak was detected on Wednesday night - possibly from a micrometeorite strike - when it caused a small drop in cabin pressure. They determined that the leak is in the Russian segment of the space station, but the exact module and cause have not been identified, NASA officials said.

by | August 30, 2018 | 15:20

In December, the spacecraft will begin a detailed survey of asteroid's surface, which NASA has defined as "arrival" at the asteroid. Station OSIRIS-REx moved on to the final stage of the flight - apparatus was left to fly to the asteroid for about two million kilometers.

by | August 30, 2018 | 08:10

The ISRO will also take inputs from Rakesh Sharma , first Indian to travel to space. Of the three, there will be two unmanned flights and one human space flight. On seventh day, the crew module would re-orient and separate itself from the service module. The crew module will splash down on the Arabian Sea closer to Ahmedabad.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:13

It is the first people-smuggling boat to enter Australia in more than 1400 days. "Those people if we can find them, they should be taken into custody, so to speak, and they should be sent to Nauru", Ciobo told Sky News on August 27. Seven said those found were Indonesian, while The Australian said they were believed to be Vietnamese, adding that up to 40 people were believed to have been on-board the vessel.

by | August 30, 2018 | 02:53

Researchers think the study could be important for animal welfare if it shows that animals understand emotions more than they thought. He wanted to see whether animals besides dogs and horses can respond to human facial expression. A paper published August 29, in Royal Society Open Science indicates that domesticated goats are pretty tuned in to our facial expressions. Scientists have found that goats can recognise when people are happy and when people are angry.

by | August 30, 2018 | 02:39

Alan McElligott , who led the research, hopes that the findings will raise awareness of the level of cognition displayed by goats and other livestock species, such as cattle and pigs . "Here, we show for the first time that goats do not only distinguish between these expressions, but they also prefer to interact with happy ones". The results suggest that goats - who have traditionally been domesticated for the objective of food production and not companionship - have the ability to read ...

by | August 29, 2018 | 22:36

After viewing the raw data from these satellites, NASA then turned to its Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing model to process the data. It may be invisible to the naked eye, but the air is full of particles of salt, smoke, dust, and other microscopic gunk. Apart from identifiable sources (like seasonal agricultural burning in Africa), there are also more ethereal aerosol patterns, like the wisps of sea salt moving across the Southern Hemisphere's oceans.

by | August 29, 2018 | 21:54

And the 15 inches of rain that fell Friday was the fifth-highest calendar day total for Hilo on record. Lane is expected to accelerate northwestward by Tuesday as it transitions to an extratropical low, the CPHC said. But even as the threat from Lane dissipated, another tropical storm appeared to be heading west toward the state. Heavy rain from Lane also caused flash flooding on parts of Maui, especially along Hana Highway.

by | August 29, 2018 | 21:21

He banned anyone getting closer than 50 metres to the 3-metre rutting dolphin, whom locals nicknamed Zafar. He has been making the rounds at the beaches of Bay of Brest, where he would pop up near boats and would even allow swimmers to ride on him.

by | August 29, 2018 | 18:07

Jerry Brown's (D) signature. The California bill will take effect on October 1, 2019. "Today, California reforms its bail system so that rich and poor alike are treated fairly", Brown said in a statement . For other suspects, local courts will conduct a risk assessment. The law will allow for defendants to be released after being arrested if they are deemed likely to appear for court hearings and pose little danger to the public.

by | August 28, 2018 | 03:22

It's been a trying few months as Mother Nature - or Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, has set her sights on the Big Island , first with destruction from the volcano to storm damage. Lane also prompted memories of the flooding that devastated part of the Island of Kauai in April. Lane first approached the islands earlier this week as a Category 5 hurricane, meaning it was likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds of 157 miles per hour (252 kph) or above.

by | August 26, 2018 | 04:38

The weather service said Saturday the storm has turned west, reducing the threat to the state. The National Weather Service said runoff levels remain high and an expected band of heavy rainfall moving onshore could overwhelm ground that is saturated from the rain that preceded Lane's arrival.

by | August 26, 2018 | 03:33

Heitmann's 2014 McLaren 650s, traveling at more than 100 miles per hour in the wrong direction, according to police, collided with a Hyundai SUV, killing its driver, a 43-year-old woman, and its passenger, a 12-year-old girl. All the cars were stopping. Trevor Heitmann crashed his sports auto into a mother and her daughter, killing them both. "I lost it" upon hearing the news, says Pizarro's 22-year-old son, Dominic.

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:06

The research was conducted by a team from the University of Kansas and suggests the phrase " survival of the fittest " should actually be changed to "survival of the sluggish". They looked at the metabolic rates of 299 different species. Dr Strotz said: "You need very large data sets with a lot of species and occurrences".

by | August 24, 2018 | 15:50

The saga began Monday when user Naomi H celebrated her acceptance into the internship program with a profanity-laced tweet. That tweet was found by Homer Hickam , a former NASA engineer and member of the National Space Council, who wrote: 'Language'.

by | August 24, 2018 | 12:09

STORM SURGE: The combination of a unsafe storm surge and large breaking waves will raise water levels by as much as 2 to 4 feet above normal tide levels along south and west facing shores near the center of Lane. Lane threatens to bring risky winds , landslides, rough surf and major flooding. Dangerous, hurricane-force winds were expected to hit the Big Island overnight and slam Maui Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

by | August 24, 2018 | 08:47

Shuai Li , a planetary scientist at the University of Hawaii, said that while it had always been assumed that hydrogen identified at the moon's poles was frozen water , that had never been confirmed, ABC reported . This image shows the surface exposed water ice (green and blue dots) in the lunar polar regions overlain on the annual maximum temperature (darker=colder, brighter=warmer).

by | August 24, 2018 | 08:08

The Obama administration was working to instate federal regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions and use less coal in favor of clean energy sources . And no new coal plants are planned to go online, not only due to market conditions but also because the industry has taken into account risks associated with anticipated tighter future coal regulations.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:35

The doctors had discovered a cyst of about 8 mm in size, which after operating upon, was found to enclose a rigid gas-permeable contact lens. New research suggests that millions of contact lenses may be ending up in US water supplies each year, potentially contributing to ocean pollution.

by | August 23, 2018 | 02:52

As Earth's climate continues to warm, that carbon has begun to leach into the atmosphere, the result of microbes waking up and digesting once-frozen organic materials. This process wakes up microbes in the soil that decompose soil organic matter and as a result release carbon dioxide and methane back into the atmosphere.

by | August 23, 2018 | 02:15

The extremely powerful Hurricane Lane is closing in on Hawaii, where heavy rain, strong winds and risky surf are expected Thursday into the weekend. Lane may weaken even further - to Category 3 - by Thursday afternoon and even fall to a Category 2 by Friday with winds up to 110 miles per hour and its center west of Hawaii Island and south of Honolulu.

by | August 22, 2018 | 07:33

Hawaii residents could be slammed with heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf even if the center doesn't reach the islands, according to Birchard. Lane has maximum winds of 150 mph (240 km/h) and is about 450 miles (725 km) southeast of Hawaii's big island.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:01

The EPA must take comment on the proposal for the next 60 days, and environmental groups are sure to fight it. Environmental Working Group (EWG) president Ken Cook remarked, "When you have a president who doesn't believe in climate change and a former coal lobbyist running the Environmental Protection Agency, they'll stop at nothing to keep a dirty, dying industry on life support-no matter the cost to people and the planet".