Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

Monday, September 28, 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

International space agencies to cooperate on climate change

Representatives of international space agencies have agreed to work together to combat the effects of climate change through science and technology, announced Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry (SCT) on Sunday.

Friday, September 11, 2015

National Geographic wins UN environmental prize for science and innovation

UN,  11 September 2015 – The National Geographic Society, one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world that reaches more than 700 million people each month, is this year’s winner of the United Nations Champions of the Earth award in the area of science and innovation.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Octagen Geo Science News (October 2015)

French scientists have announced they found a new prehistoric virus in the frozen Siberian wastelands, and are planning to bring it back to life. 

They promise to make sure that the giant virus won’t harm anyone...............The virus is called Mollivirus sibericum, translated as ‘soft virus from Siberia’

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Scientists: Global Sea Level Rise Happening, Unavoidable

Sea levels worldwide have risen an average of nearly 3 inches (8 centimeters) since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists said Wednesday. In 2013, a United Nations panel predicted sea levels would rise from 1 to 3 feet (0.3 to 0.9 meters) by the end of the century.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Una "mortalidad inusual" de ballenas en EE.UU. deja perplejos a los científicos

Treinta grandes ballenas han muerto varadas en las costas de Alaska (EE.UU.). Esta alta cifra de mortalidad ha sido calificada de inusual por los científicos, que ya están investigando para determinar cuáles son las causas.

Russian-American expedition to study climatic changes in Arctic

A Russian-American expedition is sailing to the Arctic to study changes in the atmosphere, ice fields and waters of the Arctic Ocean. The Academician Tryoshnikov expedition vessel of the Russian Institute of Arctic and Antarctic Studies will leave the northern port of Arkhangelsk on Sunday.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

ESA Begins Sharing Philae Data From Icy Comet Surface

Scientists with the European Space Agency say comets could serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements of life are assembled.

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Progress M-28M spacecraft to deliver essential cargoes to ISS since February

The Progress M-28M spacecraft with 2.4 tonnes of cargoes onboard is expected to dock with the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday morning, a source at the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos) told TASS.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

European comet probe wakes up from hibernation

European Space Agency's Philae probe has woken up and made contact with controllers, seven months after it went into hibernation on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Scientist Discover At Least 20 Dead Sei Whales Washed Up Along Coast of Chile

A group of foreign scientists discovered at least 20 dead sei whales beached along Chile’s southern coast on the Gulf of Penas and reported them to the National Fisheries Service.

A statement from Chilean officials on Friday said there were around 20 whales, while the scientists said they counted more than 30.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Hubble telescope celebrates 25th birthday

Hubble Space telescope is celebrating its 25th birthday, marking a milestone in the history of a telescope that defied its early critics to become a crucial tool in space exploration.

Since its launch on April 24th 1990, it's been providing astronomers and non-space experts with breathtaking images of the cosmos.

Friday, April 17, 2015

SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft docks with ISS (NASA)

US Space X Dragon cargo spacecraft has been berthed to the Harmony module with the International Space Station, NASA said on Friday.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Whale beaching fuels 'unscientific' undersea quake fears in Japan

The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fuelled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country—the devastating 2011 undersea earthquake that killed around 19,000 people.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

¿Adiós al misterio de las 'cataratas de sangre' de la Antártida?

Un grupo de científicos ha conseguido muestras de lo que se cree podría ser la causa de la mancha roja en el Glaciar Taylor, una 'lengua' de 54 kilómetros de largo en la Antártida que ha fascinado a los expertos por su tonalidad rojiza, que le ha valido el sobrenombre de 'cataratas de sangre'. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft arrives at space station

The unmanned Dragon capsule owned by private U.S. firm SpaceX arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday morning for its fifth commercial resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory, U.S. space agency NASA said.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

US Dragon Spacecraft Blasts Off to ISS, Falcon 9 Rocket Landing Fails

The US spacecraft Dragon with 1.6 tons of supplies for the International Space Station (ISS) was successfully launched Saturday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, NASA said on its website.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Launch of Dragon supply ship to ISS postponed due to bad weather (NASA)

The launch of the American resupply spaceship Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS) has been postponed due to the bad weather conditions.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

On World Philosophy Day, UN lauds role of dialogue, diversity in multicultural world

UN,  20 November 2014 – The head the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today marked the twelfth edition of World Philosophy Day with a widespread appeal for dialogue in diversity, adding that only by embracing the intellectual pluralism of our global society can the foundations of a truly global community be laid.

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