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Maine Utilities Still Working To Restore Power Following Nor'easter

Utility companies are working to fix damage from storms that brought both heavy snow and strong winds to ME in the past five days. By Tuesday morning, more th...


Mount Sinai Study: Coronavirus in NYC Came ‘Predominately’ from Europe

Researchers also found the novel coronavirus was circulating in New York City as early as mid-February, The Times said, weeks before a European travel ban was...


Coroner's office to investigate deaths at Herron residence

Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Thursday health risks for younger people returning to work are limited considering nearly all Quebecers who have died of CO...


Pope Francis urges people not to 'yield to fear'

Like pastors around the world, Francis was to instead celebrate Easter Mass inside the largely empty basilica, while the faithful watched on TV at home. He reca...


Story book released to help children cope with COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a tool to help people self-check for COVID-19. It is the reason why nearly 30 pharmaceutical companie...


Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission

Pulling off a safe landing will be a major milestone for the revised OFT, NASA officials and Boeing representatives said. Per the pre-launch timeline, Starl...


Russian Space Agency: Trump Trying to ‘Expropriate Outer Space’ with Mining Decree

The executive order , called " Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources ", has been in the works for about a year, a senio...


Mini-ozone hole opens over Arctic

Holes do occasionally appear over the Arctic, but this is the largest discovered to date and it is due to a colder than usual " polar vortex " in the stratosphe...


US astronaut declares crew coronavirus-free ahead of launch to space

The trio has spent a month in quarantine . The Soyuz MS-16 is the first manned spacecraft travelling to the orbital outpost atop the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocke...


Super Pink Moon illuminates Cape Town sky

So, whether you're inside looking out a window or out in your backyard at sunset waiting for a "giant" supermoon to beam up over the eastern horizon, make sure ...


The super worm moon marks the last full moon of winter

The Full Warm Moon Supermoon is one of several Full Moons this year. It will appear relatively large in the sky Sunday night, but won't technically be a f...


Tuesday's pink moon is the biggest and brightest of the year

It's also known this month as the "Full Pink Moon", but don't get too excited: the moon won't appear pink. Supermoons, or full moons that appear bigger than...


How to see tonight's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

The moon will be 221,855 miles (357,042 kilometres ) away at its fullest Tuesday night, making it appear larger and more brilliant. According to NASA , a per...


Here's why the April super Pink Moon is so special

It's about 7 percent larger and 15 percent brighter than the average full moon , which generally is not as obvious to the casual viewer as the name supermoon m...


University researchers predict 4 major hurricanes for 2020

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to be a doozy, with four major hurric...


Pet cat `tests positive` for coronavirus in Hong Kong

Animals contracting coronavirus was a hearsay till now. Many people are asking if the coronavirus detected in the cat really is SARS-CoV-2 or whether it could...


Astronomers find strongest evidence yet of a hidden black hole

IMBHs are a long-sought "missing link" in black hole evolution. Intermediate mass black holes are key to many questions about black hole evolution. There ha...


J.K. Rowling Launches ‘Harry Potter at Home’ Digital Hub

Rowling has launched an online Potter hub to keep children educated and entertained during the coronavirus pandemic. In partnership with the hub, Audible al...


Second coronavirus death recorded in Tasmania as Ruby Princess link confirmed

We're ready now which permits us to management the unfold as a lot as doable". A security personnel stands on the mostly deserted steps of the Sydney Opera Ho...


COVID-19 infections growing exponentially, deaths nearing 50,000

Now, a study has come out suggesting that the virus can be spread through the air. The coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when a...


James Webb Space Telescope tests its giant mirror ahead of 2021 launch

It captures different cosmic entities and events that the space agency uses for their research and discoveries of stars, planets, or even galaxies. The mass of ...


Economic Injury Disaster Loan program accepting applications

Kiwibank, ANZ and Westpac have already said they would honour the spirit of the guarantee scheme and would assess each business's state of solvency based on its...


PM Trudeau says $2B going towards for protective equipment

Trudau spoke specifically about a medical company in Thornhill, Ont. that is making 500 ventilators and hopes to have them ready within weeks. Trudeau also wa...


Turn the lights off tonight, for climate change #EarthHour2020

Also, the outdoor light on fæstningsværket the Kremlin in Moscow has been turned off for the occasion. This year, due to the spread of COVID-19 and the crisis...


As new virus spreads, Israel issues travel warning for Wuhan, China

Beijing's Lama Temple, where people make offerings for the new year, has also closed, as have some other temples. In the heart of the outbreak where 11 milli...


Lawless: EPA Suspends Environmental Regulation Enforcement in US Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Environmental Protection Agency , or EPA, said it would stop its enforcement on a range of legally mandated public health and environmental protections bec...


SpaceX wins contract to supply planned NASA lunar space station

In an announcement on Friday, NASA revealed the first private American space company to receive a Gateway Logistics Services contract under the Artemis progr...


Corona: to Be paid celebs to say you have it?

Whilst the selection of very well identified men and women dealing with the virus may be modest at the moment, the pandemic has presently infected a number of h...


Space Force launches its 1st mission with virus precautions

For this expedition, the Atlas V rocket will send the sixth and final satellite in a constellation of military communication probes located in geostationa...


Waste recycling centres close in North Yorkshire

They also advised putting bins out before 5am, as waste collection teams will now work on separate shifts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, with one collection...


SpaceX plans its first astronaut launch, United States News & Top Stories

Both the Stennis Space Center in southern MS and the Michoud Assembly Facility about 40 miles away in New Orleans will halt operations, NASA Administrator...


"Wonderchicken" fossil helps decode origin of birds

The curator of the natural history Museum in Maastricht found in the Museum collection are four small stone block, from which protruded the broken bones of some...


Lockheed Martin will help take NASA astronauts back to the Moon

Those spacecraft will be ordered under cost-plus contracts. NASA can order as many as six additional Orion spacecraft through the contract period ending o...


SpaceX Postpones Starlink Launch

The upcoming launch will be live-streamed by the company through its website. More than 60 satellites reached orbit, despite an engine cutout during the fligh...


U.S. crude hits 17yr low as lockdowns spread

For domestic oil explorers, the crash in crude prices would adversely impact revenue and profitability. The central bank has shrugged off fears that plunging ...