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Astronomers found the planet Vulcan from Star trek

Astronomers found the planet Vulcan from Star trek Vulcan, of course, is home to Mr. Spock , a character made famous by the late actor Leonard Nimoy in the " Star Trek " series. "The orange-tinted HD 26965 [40 Eridani A] is only slightly cooler and slightly less massive than our Sun, is approximately the same age as our Sun, and has a 10.1-year magnetic cycle almost identical to the Sun's 11.6-year sunspot cycle", said astronomer Matthew Muter... [Full Article...]

Greek spiders spin giant web over shore in preparation for summer feast

Giannis Giannakopoulos saw the "veil of webs " this week in Aitoliko, CNN reported . "It's natural for this area to have insects, no one is especially anxious", he told CNN. This year, a sizable increase in the mosquito population is also an important driver for the spiders' prolific web spinning. Molecular biologist Maria Chatzaki told Greek news websites Newsit that the spiders were ... [Full Article...]

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit Here are the cities and counties that Hurricane Florence drenched the most. "These millions of deaths were preventable, but as long as a market exists for animal flesh, some people will turn a profit at the expense of animals", a spokesperson told EcoWatch in an email. [Full Article...]

Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

In recent days, the webs have draped plants, trees and boats along the lagoon in Aitoliko, a town of canals that's otherwise known as Greece's "Little Venice". They thrive in hot, humid temperatures and continue to reproduce during that time. When that happens, the spider population will decrease as well. "When these temperatures last long enough, we can see a second, third and fourth generation... [Full Article...]

SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler

SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler SpaceX also tweeted a render of the BFR on a trip around the Moon last Thursday, Sept. 13. The BFR was first announced in 2016, and was touted as the most powerful rocket in history, even more potent than the Saturn V Moon rocket that launched the Apollo missions five decades ago. [Full Article...]

Nissan Navara looks to the stars in new Dark Sky concept

Nissan Navara looks to the stars in new Dark Sky concept But the new Dark Sky is really unique. Earlier this week, Nissan teased a Navara pickup concept with trailer in tow. Ashwani Gupta, senior vice president of Nissan's light commercial vehicle business, said, "We are creating the best solutions for the next frontiers of business, empowering our customers to go anywhere, no matter how complex the commercial needs". [Full Article...]

Giants spider webs cover beach in Greek town of Aitoliko

Thousands of the creatures, known as Tetragnatha spiders , spun the web near a lagoon in Aitoliko to facilitate mating in what experts call a "seasonal phenomenon", according to the BBC . 'They mate, they reproduce and provide a whole new generation'. Luckily, she said, they won't be around for long. 'There are huge numbers of male and female spiders mating. [Full Article...]

Giants spider webs cover beach in Greek town of Aitoliko

Thousands of the creatures, known as Tetragnatha spiders , spun the web near a lagoon in Aitoliko to facilitate mating in what experts call a "seasonal phenomenon", according to the BBC . 'They mate, they reproduce and provide a whole new generation'. Luckily, she said, they won't be around for long. 'There are huge numbers of male and female spiders mating. [Full Article...]

Japan billionaire is SpaceX's first Moon flight customer

Japan billionaire is SpaceX's first Moon flight customer Maezawa gained his riches by founding two major Japanese online retailers, Zozotown and Start Today , which have made him one of the wealthiest people in Japan. SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell said last week that there was "no chance" that Musk's conduct will impact SpaceX's ability to win contracts, and that there's been "no impact at all" on the level of confide... [Full Article...]

'We're with you': Trump shakes hands with Florence victims

'We're with you': Trump shakes hands with Florence victims Whatever you need from Washington, we are there", Trump told an official briefing in Conway, South Carolina. As part of the president's trip today, he will visit Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, where NPR reports he will meet with officials in a roundtable briefing. [Full Article...]

Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina

Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina Officers were going door-to-door along the river in Brunswick County, North Carolina encouraging residents to evacuate. President Donald Trump met with first responders in Conway, South Carolina on Wednesday and warned them of the danger of rising rivers. [Full Article...]

Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'

A wall of concrete barriers and plastic sheets is being built along US Highway 501 to save the main road into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , from going underwater. Among the dead were two detainees who died in a Horry County Sheriff's Office transportation van in SC floodwaters. Both deputies were able to escape, but the two female patients were left behind in the submerged vehicle after effort... [Full Article...]

NASA's planet hunter shares first image

NASA's planet hunter shares first image Orbital Observatory TESS gave to the Earth its first picture of the patch of sky in the southern hemisphere . The range of vision of the device in TESS is 400 times larger than Kepler. It detects the variations in the brightness of the distant stars to see if the planets are moving around them. The first year of operations will have TESS studying 13 sectors of the southern sky. [Full Article...]

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the area until at least Monday morning and said up to 8 inches (20 cm) more rain could fall in some areas, creating an elevated risk for landslides in Western North Carolina. More than 5 million gallons of partially-treated sewage spilled into the Cape Fear River after the power went out at a treatment plant, officials said, and the ear... [Full Article...]

Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

Richardson says the incident happened near the Little Pee Dee River, which is one of the bodies of water officials are monitoring for intense flooding following Florence. In North Carolina, where thousands of people remain in shelters or are staying elsewhere, Cooper has urged patience, noting that roads remain treacherous and some are still being closed for the first time. [Full Article...]

1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence

1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence Although Hurricane Florence's immediate impact on the Carolinas wasn't as bad as some people expected, the rains that have been falling on the East coast for the last few days have brought flooding that seems decidedly Biblical. The victims include a one-year-old boy who was swept away after his mother drove into floodwaters and lost her grip on him while trying to get back to dry land in North Ca... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Introduces SpaceX’s First Passenger Who Will Fly To The Moon

Elon Musk Introduces SpaceX’s First Passenger Who Will Fly To The Moon Elon Musk is now not the only one with a lot riding on this mission. Musk, 47, made it clear before the private passenger event that crewed spaceflight for NASA remains SpaceX's top priority. The billionaire made news previous year when he spent $110 million on a 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat. The trip will be made using SpaceX's BFR: its Big Falcon Rocket (or Big F**king Rocket, ... [Full Article...]

Michael Jordan donating $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief

Michael Jordan donating $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief The National Weather Service is extending their flood advisory to include southwestern ME and parts of Rockingham county in southern New Hampshire. "Now we're having river flooding, many of our rivers are approaching unsafe flood levels and the flooding is only going to increase in those areas". [Full Article...]

Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain

Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain The Japanese city of Sapporo has pulled out of the bidding to host the 2026 Winter Olympics after the natural disaster in Hokkaido, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday, adding that the city would focus on bidding for the 2030 Games. [Full Article...]


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