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Half whale-half dophin spotted for first time off coast of Hawaii

They were doing field work in the waters near Kauai when they spotted a pod of melon-headed whales and rough-toothed dolphins swimming alongside each other. As ...


Geraldo: Former 'Consigliere' Cohen Could Represent a 'Significant Legal Threat' to Trump

The newsman said that a single meeting with a Russian lawyer, President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, then-campaign-chairman Paul Manafort, and other staf...


Blood moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

Check this page closer to 3 p.m. Friday for a look at how the world is viewing the lunar eclipse . Alexander tweeted: "A partially eclipsed Moon, with our ...


The Discovery Of A Lake On Mars Is A Big Deal

These findings are very encouraging for all future missions towards Mars . Two scholars share their comments with China Daily's Zhang Zhouxiang. This was th...


‘Blood moon’ dazzles skygazers in century’s longest eclipse

As the moon lined up with the Earth and the Sun, the moon darkened in colour switching from its silvery glow to a rustic, dark red colour creating a rare b...


Every Disney Location Will Eliminate Plastic Straws and Styrofoam Cups

Disney and SeaWorld Entertainment join other major companies like Starbucks , Hyatt and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in their plastic straw bans. In that cas...


Epic campaign confirms relativity near supermassive black hole

Using a telescope more powerful than astronomers of his day could even dream of, researchers peering at a distant black hole have confirmed that Einstein's assu...


'Blood moon' to dazzle sky gazers for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

Time put together a list of the best places to see the eclipse . AUSTRALIA: One photographer captured the various phases of the moon during the lunar e...


Yosemite Closures From Deadly Ferguson Fire Expected to Last Through Weekend

Authorities say residents near the mountain town of Idyllwild have been ordered to leave and State Route 74 is shut down. It had already forced residents out of...


Radar Shows Evidence of a Subterranean Lake on Mars

Detection via radar signals means that the thickness "would need to be at least several tens of centimeters thick", according to a statement by the European Sp...


Scientists Want To Be Sure There's An Underground Lake On Mars

Liquid water is an essential requirement of life as we know it. Outside experts have not been able to confirm these findings with other radar detections, li...


Red Moon and the Red Planet

Sky watchers and anyone who secretly longs to howl at the moon are in for a treat tonight. If you can't catch this blood moon , don't worry. But fret not, ...


"Blood Moon" or longest total lunar eclipse of the century this Friday

In Auckland, the eclipse will still be partial as the moon disappeared below the horizon. The total phase of the "blood moon" eclipse of July 27 will last one...


Longest total lunar eclipse of the century to occur on July 27

Next week, the red planet is making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. Another factor that is playing a role in the eclipse's duration is the path...


Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the Netherlands

The Blood Moon is set to be the longest lunar eclipse of the century, and it's happening this Friday. Scientists say the reason this lunar eclipse is espe...


Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this century

The eclipse officially began at 1:14 p.m. EDT (1714 GMT), according to NASA , and the moon slowly crept into Earth's shadow and began first to darken, then...


How to see Mars as it's visible alongside 'eerie' blood moon eclipse

In Delhi, the Nehru Planetarium will organise a " moon carnival" tonight. In astronomy, each lunar eclipse is assigned a Saros cycle. If you miss this l...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century to happen Friday

It will be at opposition, which means that it's at the opposite side of the Sun to the Earth . This will result in Mars coming close to the Earth, causing ...


Date, timings and how to watch the blood moon

Unfortunately, the eclipse will only be considered partial in New Zealand. The term " blood moon " may be a rather sinister description for a total eclipse...


Paleontologists unearth world's largest dinosaur foot

These were the largest land animals to ever live on our planet, so when a 1998 expedition from the University of Kansas excavated a giant foot fossil nearly a m...