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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin hospitalized in New Zealand

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin hospitalized in New Zealand

Buzz Aldrin, who walked on the surface of the moon with Neil Armstrong in 1969, has been medically evacuated from the South Pole, the National Science Foundation said. “The evacuation flight for Buzz Aldrin has successfully landed at Christchurch, New Zealand and he has been transferred to hospital for examination,” a statement on BuzzAldrin.com reads. “He is currently has [sic] ... Read More »

See it! Coupling of the moon and Venus on December

See it! Coupling of the moon and Venus on December

What’s happening in December’s skies? Close approach of the crescent moon, Mars and Neptune and a New Year’s Eve comet! On Sunday night the crescent moon appears close to the red planet Mars. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Aquarius. This is not the same Mars you saw several months ago. Same planet, but Mars has lost much of ... Read More »

Researchers develop miniature robot for cataract surgery

Axsis: Miniaturising robotics design

A robot has been designed to assist doctors in eye operations. designed by Cambridge Consultants, was created with the aim to help doctors perform cataract surgeries. With an external body the size of a drinks can and instruments only 1.8 millimetres in diameter, Axsis provides a glimpse into the future of surgical robotics. The technology demonstrator uses cataract surgery as ... Read More »

Humpback whale found dead at salmon farm in Nootka Sound

Humpback whale found dead at salmon farm

A humpback whale has died off the west coast of Vancouver Island after becoming tangled. Grieg, in cooperation with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) officials, is currently investigating. This is the first time in 16 years of operating that Grieg Seafood has experienced an incident involving a whale at any of its farms in B.C. The Department of Fisheries and ... Read More »

Frozen Fish Comes Back to Life! (Video)

Frozen Fish Comes Back to Life! (Video)

A video filmed in China appears to show a frozen-solid fish defrosting in warm water and returning “to life,” moving and swimming on its own. As its temperature is adjusted the fish appears to emit a few bubbles, wiggle its fin and then be able to move fully. Uploaded to Facebook by Jinbin Huang, the video has already received over ... Read More »

Large Group of UFO’s Leaving The Moon (Video)

Large Group of UFO's Leaving The Moon (Video)

A video showing a fleet of UFOs taking off from the moon was uploaded by Geri Vigil on YouTube on November 13 2016, and titled as “Large Group of UFOs Leaving the Moon”. This video has received almost 18,000 views so far. The video shows various tiny bead-like structures leaving the bottom surface of the moon, which looks very luminous. ... Read More »

NASA’s Cassini prepares for final plunge into Saturn

NASA's Cassini prepares for final plunge into Saturn

Cassini is going to dive the outer edge rings of Saturn from Nov. 30 to April 22. According to news from NASA, a great event is going to happen from Nov. 30 to April 22 when Cassini will dive through Saturn rings. This dive would happen 20 times, once in a week. Cassini and its attached Huygens probe launched from ... Read More »

Alien spaceship spotted whizzing past supermoon (Video)

Alien spaceship spotted whizzing past supermoon (Video)

Stunning video footage of the super moon, which shows an apparent UFO flying past the spectacle, has sparked a furious online debate about the existence of aliens. In a YouTube video posted by David McCarty, a disc-shaped object can be seen flying across the supermoon on Nov. 14. Up to date, the video has been viewed more than 48,000 times. ... Read More »

Research Offers Insights on Global Warming ‘Hiatus’

Research Offers Insights on Global Warming 'Hiatus'

New study has concluded that the temporary slowing of the global temperature rise that was observed between 1998 and 2013 was due to a redistribution of energy within the Earth system. In a paper published today in Earth’s Future, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, lead author Xiao-Hai Yan of the University of Delaware, along with leading scientists from ... Read More »

NASA launches ‘fire in space’ experiment – Again

NASA launches 'fire in space' experiment - Again

NASA has successfully carried out the latest set of its Spacecraft Fire Experiment (Saffire), which aims to study how fires behave in the environment of outer space. In their second round of experiments, NASA is igniting nine different samples aboard their spacecraft, the Cygnus cargo vehicle, as it orbits Earth. The samples include a cotton-fiberglass blend called Nomex, which is ... Read More »

An ancient Chinese bird Fossil gives Clues to Feather Colors

An ancient Chinese bird Fossil gives Clues to Feather Colors

The oldest fossil evidence of the red-orange hue of beta-keratin has been discovered in a 130-million-year-old basal bird. Scientists are closing in on colour-coding the dinosaurs following the latest discovery of feather pigmentation from millions of years ago. Eoconfuciusornis, crow-sized primitive birds that lived in what is now China around 130 million years ago, are the earliest birds to have ... Read More »