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Science Scientists concerned as B.C. orca continues carrying body of her calf
Author: 0 Scientists concerned as B.C. orca continues carrying body of her calf

The teams were, however, racing out to sea to help another ailing young killer whale in the same critically endangered pod. Scientists on both sides of the border have been working together on an emergency rescue plan for a young female orca known as J50, that appears emaciated but continues to swim alongside her mother.

Science Parker Solar Probe launches Saturday on mission to 'touch' the sun
Author: 0 Parker Solar Probe launches Saturday on mission to 'touch' the sun

Luckily for astronomers and science enthusiasts everywhere, NASA has completely ignored this cautionary tale. And, over the course of a seven year mission, Parker will orbit the Sun two dozen times, with its final three orbits coming as close as 3.9 million miles from our star's surface.

Science Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars
Author: 0 Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars

Given its location beneath the polar ice cap, the water is expected to be below the freezing point of water. The team that wrote the study , including lead author Professor Roberto Orosei, have ruled out any other causes for the brightness.

Science How to see Mars opposition and blood moon eclipse with no telescope
Author: 0 How to see Mars opposition and blood moon eclipse with no telescope

The closest it ever comes to Earth is 33.9 million miles. "Even with bright moonlight, you can't miss Mars", Samuhel said. The planet will reach its closest approach on July 31. In 1877, Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli claimed to have seen canals on Mars, suggesting there could be possible civilization, or Martians, on the red planet.

Science The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday
Author: 0 The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

The moon will rise from the horizon tinged a deep, rusty red as it is totally eclipsed by the Earth. The next lengthy lunar eclipse is scheduled for 2123. But it seems the exact shade of red that will appear is hard to guess. While Canadians won't be able to witness the event first-hand, there are ways to capture it from the comforts of home.

Science Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Chris strengthens along Carolina coast

ET by the National Hurricane Center . The center added that the French tourist islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe and St Barthelemy, as well as French-Dutch St Martin, were under tropical storm watch , meaning that tropical storm conditions were possible.

Science First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way
Author: 0 First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way

Factoring in humidity, the heat index will range from the upper 90s to 110, with the higher heat index values for the previously mentioned areas that will see highs near 100. Highs will be in the upper 80s. As we transition towards the Fourth of July, hot conditions are forecast to remain in West Michigan, with temperatures around 90 most of next week.

Science McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed
Author: 0 McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed

In recent years, the average retirement age for a Supreme Court justice has been 83. "I'll be announcing it the Monday after the Fourth of July", Trump said. Heidi Heitkamp and West Virginia Sen. The current record for longest service on the Supreme Court is held by William O. Douglas, who served for 36 years from 1939 to 1975.

Science YouTube Red turns into YouTube Premium
Author: 0 YouTube Red turns into YouTube Premium

It's kind of a bummer that YouTube Premium is $2 more than YouTube Red but offers similar features , but at least existing Red subscribers will be grandfathered in with their current price. The audio-visual app will promises "music videos that you can't find anywhere else" plus "deep cuts you can't find anywhere else", suggesting that exclusive content will differentiate YouTube Music from its competitors .

Author: 0 SpaceX delays launch debut of upgraded Falcon rocket

It's the last and most powerful version of the Falcon 9 that SpaceX plans to make, as the company switches its focus to developing a new giant rocket and spaceship combo, the BFR. By comparison, the other reused boosters that SpaceX has flown until now had a maximum of two launches each. This marks the 25th Falcon 9 landing for SpaceX .

Science PM Modi: Female athletes' success made Commonwealth Games 2018 'special' for India
Author: 0 PM Modi: Female athletes' success made Commonwealth Games 2018 'special' for India

He said the Ganga and Yamuna rivers have plentiful of water but there are many other places in Uttar Pradesh like Fatehpur district, where two small rivers, namely the Sasur-Khaderi got dried out. He said, impressed by the bold initiative of the farmers, the administration has also linked it to the National Livelihood Mission. Talking about the importance of Yoga, PM Modi said Yoga is a wonderful way to remain fit.

Science Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids
Author: 0 Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids

This new feature was requested by the parents themselves and is easy to use . With sleep mode, parents can set a designated time for the Messenger Kids app to shut down and remain inaccessible during this period. Facebook says it wants children to be able to take a time out from its Messenger Kids app. Collections launches this week and allows parents to choose from channels selected by the YouTube Kids team and trusted partners such as Sesame Workshop and PBS Kids.

Science Apple iPhones launch in a special Red edition
Author: 0 Apple iPhones launch in a special Red edition

However, what the differentiates the standard edition and ( PRODUCT) RED edition of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is the color. Countries like Australia, Canada, China , France, Germany, South Korea, UK and the USA already have the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Red editions available to them.

Author: 0 Fake Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Images pop up

Back when the S8 was its latest smartphone, there were also rumors that they were working on a Galaxy S8 Mini. As mysteriously as it disappeared, it seems to be returning with what may be the Galaxy S9 mini . RAM and storage The Nokia 8 Sirocco features 6GB RAM and has a limited internal storage of 128GB on-board. The smartphone apparently flaunts a dual camera setup at its rear panel.

Author: 0 Chinese space station to crash to Earth at Easter Sunday

Now, however, Tiangong-1's time has come; we know that it's going to reenter the Earth's atmosphere some time between March 30 and April 2, but we'll still not be able to predict where it will reenter until its final moments. According to space experts, the odds of being hit by debris from the rogue space station are astronomical, meaning the threat to human life is minimal.

Science Students ready for worldwide marches to end gun violence
Author: 0 Students ready for worldwide marches to end gun violence

She recently spoke with Rep. John Lewis, a key player during the civil rights era. "But just as a heart needs blood to pump, my hometown needs the alliance of other communities to properly spread this message", she said. "They are not bought into or sort of socialized into hardened partisan categories that disrespect other young people", said Kahne, who studies the political engagement of young people.

Science Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred near Sir Isaac Newton's grave
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking's ashes to be interred near Sir Isaac Newton's grave

Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution was one of the most pioneering of all time, was also buried there in 1882. The statement says "Our father lived and worked in Cambridge for over 50 years". His slowly-progressing disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (often called ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) left him wheelchair bound for much of his life.

Science Miami Dolphins Will Release DT Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins Will Release DT Ndamukong Suh

Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry was traded to the Cleveland Browns on Friday. Suh's departure would be the latest in cost-cutting moves by the Dolphins, who missed the playoffs in 2017 after finishing 6-10. Suh had 15.5 sacks in three years as a Dolphin. Suh's release is not a complete surprise, but the timing was always in question. Timmons' release leaves $7.25 million in dead money on the team's salary cap.

Science New Mario Tennis Aces gameplay trailer released
Author: 0 New Mario Tennis Aces gameplay trailer released

For example, each character caters to a different play style, which is interesting since it gives the player variety. The game will actually land on June 22nd, one day after the season officially ends. The Special Shot is a character's ultimate strike. Online mode was also confirmed with friends matches and tournament modes. The game will launch July 13 with a special edition including a pop-up book, a music selection soundtrack, a map, and a replica of the in-game currency.

Science Jaguar I-Pace Revealed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show
Author: 0 Jaguar I-Pace Revealed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show

Alternatively, home charging with a 240V AC wall box will take the I-PACE to 80% in just over ten hours. Jaguar claims I-Pace will provide outstanding ride comfort as it employs the advanced double- wishbone front and Integral Link rear axle along with the optional air suspension and configurable Adaptive Dynamics.

Science Xbox One spring update detailed and includes 1440p support
Author: 0 Xbox One spring update detailed and includes 1440p support

Today the company answers the question as to what is coming in the next major update for Xbox One console users with Redstone 4 version 1804 with Windows 10 Redstone 4 to be called as 1803. Also new in the update are new audio options. The console's system sounds in Home and the Guide now also support spatial audio, meaning that surround sound systems will match what you see on screen.

Science 'Samsung Max' Mobile Data Saving App Hits The Play Store
Author: 0 'Samsung Max' Mobile Data Saving App Hits The Play Store

When possible, it can even actively compress images, videos, music files, and webpages in your apps and browser. These three features also offer privacy benefits on mobile networks, which enables Samsung Max to offer privacy protection on Mobile or Wi-Fi across all of your apps.

Science Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 at WWDC in June
Author: 0 Apple may launch iPhone SE 2 at WWDC in June

This will be the first time that Apple will launch an iPhone at Apple's developers' conference. Whenever the iPhone SE 2 does arrive, the report asserts that it'll look just like its predecessor, complete with a Touch ID-supporting home button and a metal back and frame.

Science Kids among 10 feared dead after helicopter hits traffic in Mexico
Author: 0 Kids among 10 feared dead after helicopter hits traffic in Mexico

Soldiers of the Mexican army walk in front of the rugged military helicopter and van in Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, on February 17, 2018. The 7.2 magnitude quake left almost a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City and the south and damaged at least 50 homes in Oaxaca.

Science Get ready for some 'galactic context' as nearly 100 new exoplanets discovered
Author: 0 Get ready for some 'galactic context' as nearly 100 new exoplanets discovered

According to the recent figures released, the Kepler K2 mission has found around 100 new planets outside our solar system which is governed by the Sun . But a fix was affected in 2014, and the second phase of its planet-hunting mission, which is still ongoing, was called K2. The transit can be identified with the help of recording the dips in light caused by the shadow of an exoplanet as it crosses in front of its parent star.

Science Nokia 6 4GB RAM Variant Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications
Author: 0 Nokia 6 4GB RAM Variant Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications

The Nokia 6 was introduced in India back in June 2017 with mediocre hardware on board. Also, apart from the higher RAM and storage, all other specifications for the new variant are the same as the previous model. Which means, the Nokia 6 (4GB) comes with a metal unibody design and features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass on top.

Science Trump budget would privatize United States space station operations
Author: 0 Trump budget would privatize United States space station operations

Now, the Trump administration wants to push that public-private partnership even further to encourage "the emergence of an environment in (low-Earth orbit) where NASA is one of many customers of a non-governmental human space flight managed and operated enterprise, while providing a smooth and uninterrupted transition", the document said.

Science Gotta hand it to Vonn: US ski star wears gloves at Olympics
Author: 0 Gotta hand it to Vonn: US ski star wears gloves at Olympics

Vonn's only regret is that her grandfather, Don Kildow, won't be able to watch her compete in the country in which he served in the USA military. "I really hoped he'd have been alive to see me, but I know he's watching and I know he's going to help me, and I'm going to win for him".

Science Tamo RaceMo Makes Indian Debut at 2018 Auto Expo
Author: 0 Tamo RaceMo Makes Indian Debut at 2018 Auto Expo

Concept cars and ready-to-launch models powered by regular internal combustion engines also vied for attention. "We are studying aspects of the electric vehicle ecosystem, to make the governme-nt's vision of electric mobility a reality", said Kenichi Ayuk-awa, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki.

Science Microsoft is reportedly ditching Windows 10 S already
Author: 0 Microsoft is reportedly ditching Windows 10 S already

The OS was created to be performance-centric, secure, and the only able to run apps through Windows Store. READ NEXT : Apple and Cisco partner to make cyber insurance less costly Most people still reply on desktop programs that aren't available in Microsoft's walled garden.

Science Microsoft releases emergency update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch
Author: 0 Microsoft releases emergency update to disable Intel's faulty Spectre patch

The confusion around Meltdown and Spectre flaws appears to be getting even more confusing for the end user. It is unlikely anything awful has happened on a widespread basis because of this flaw and the playing field is now level again; however this remains a great example of how not to deal with the discovery of a major architectural flaw which continues to cause grave security concerns globally.

Author: 0 Watch Wednesday's SuperBlueBlood Moon Online at These Streaming Sites

The National Planetarium in a statement said several telescopes will be provided for observing the lunar eclipse. Hasan Al Hariri, CEO of Dubai Astronomy Group has stated that to observe this wonderful opportunity people are advised to go to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to east-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.

Science Coming Next Week: Super Blue Blood Moon
Author: 0 Coming Next Week: Super Blue Blood Moon

According to NASA , "full moons vary in size because of the oval shape of the moon's orbit". The moon's orbit also changes slightly during an 18 year cycle due to what is called precession. During the eclipse, with totality visible from eastern Asia across the Pacific to western North America, the moon will slowly lose its brightness and take on a reddish hue because of the way the atmosphere bends the light, says NASA .

Science In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions
Author: 0 In security update, Apple backports Meltdown fix to older macOS versions

Alongside macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, released today, Apple has also issued Security Update 2018-001 for macOS Sierra and macOS El Capitan. It also fixes an issue with an SMB server. Other than that, we're looking at several bug fixes and small VoiceOver improvements. Siri on the HomePod will support a bunch of features such as integration with HomeKit as well as the ability to set reminders, play news podcasts from ABC NEWS, SBS News, SEVEN NEWS and FOX SPORTS News, as well as work as ...

Science You Can Now Add GIF Stickers To Your Instagram Stories
Author: 0 You Can Now Add GIF Stickers To Your Instagram Stories

While tapping to add a sticker, you will come across a new Instagram GIF option from now onwards. Other recent updates include the option to follow hashtags, Instagram pushing more recommended content, and the ability to share live videos in direct messages.

Science NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move
Author: 0 NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move

The first black female astronaut ever assigned to an International Space Station was yanked from the mission just months before it was set to launch, according to a report Friday. Meanwhile, the would-be space voyager will assume duties at the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Nasa offered no explanation behind the choice to expel her from the Expedition 56/57 mission.

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