Tecnologia

Space : New crew blasts off for ISS

Space : New crew blasts off for ISS

The crew will be lifting off on a Soyuz MS-09 rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. In the past 17 years, more than 230 people from 18 countries have visited the International Space Station. Among other things, Feustel and team have also been making preparations for the spacewalk scheduled to install wireless communications gear on the Harmony module next week. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes reveal engine setback ahead of Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes reveal engine setback ahead of Canadian Grand Prix

With Canada one of the most power sensitive circuits of the F1 season, Renault - Red Bull's engine suppliers - and Honda have both confirmed engine updates with Ferrari also likely to bring new internal combustion engine specifications. "So all Mercedes-powered cars will be running PU1 for this weekend, too, before receiving new units in France". If the four-times world champion wins again on Sunday he will equal Michael Schumacher's record of seven victories in Montreal. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient 'Building Blocks for Life' on Mars

While not direct evidence of life, the compounds drilled from Mars' Gale Crater are the most diverse array ever taken from the surface of the planet since the robotic vehicle landed in 2012, experts say. "And what it does, it gives us a key to unlocking the mysteries associated with Mars methane because now we have something to test our models and our understanding against". Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Swimmer faces sharks, massive garbage patch on record Pacific crossing

Swimmer faces sharks, massive garbage patch on record Pacific crossing

He designed his route to pass through a collection of micro-plastic refuse roughly the size of Germany, France and Britain combined. "I'm very anxious to start right now", said the swimmer as he prepared to take to the waves. "What is going to be hard is every morning going back in the water (because) you hit a wall, normally after 4-6 hours", he said of the mental challenge. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Watch astronauts blast off to the International Space Station

Rather than dismantling the space station, the memo said, the plan was to "expand global and commercial partnerships over the next seven years in order to ensure continued human access to and presence in low Earth orbit". The Russian Soyuz MS-09 ship is set to reach the ISS on Friday. The three astronauts will be greeted by their fellow Expedition 56 crewmates: NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold and cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Planet Nine Might Not Be Responsible For Bizarre Orbits Of Distant Objects

What does their collective gravity do?" she said ". But Ann-Marie Madigan, an assistant professor in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, has a different argument. Some scientists have suggested that the source of this weirdness is an undiscovered planet, dubbed Planet X or Planet 9 , whose gravity warps the orbits of detached Kuiper Belt objects. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Dinosaur skeleton sells at Paris auction for more than $2M

Scientists who have studied it said there were several differences with known species and that the dinosaur lived during the late Jurassic period . French auction house Aguttes, which had previously sold a mammoth skeleton and that of another dinosaur, had said before Monday's sale that the buyer might be able to name the new species , sparking objections from a U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Canada should aim to recycle 85% of plastics by 2025, groups say

Canada should aim to recycle 85% of plastics by 2025, groups say

Also recommended is a requirement that single-use plastics contain 75 percent recycled content. "Most of it ends up in landfills, dumps or simply in the environment, in cities, in the oceans or farmlands", said Ryder. They often are not legally registered and are not protected by labour laws, with no access to social protection benefits. A coherent and integrated legal framework is a first step in that direction. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Alia Bhatt Challenges Varun Dhawan and Other Celebs to Beat Plastic Pollution

Alia Bhatt Challenges Varun Dhawan and Other Celebs to Beat Plastic Pollution

She captioned the picture writing, "All those contesting Maharashtra Government's ban on #singleuseplastics I want to ask you, WHY?" Shouldn't you be responsible for the waste you generate? "There are so many things that we can do-from asking the restaurants you frequent to stop using plastic straws, to bringing your own coffee mug to work, to pressuring your local authorities to improve how they manage your city's waste". Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Asteroid Headed Towards Earth Explodes Above Africa

Asteroid Headed Towards Earth Explodes Above Africa

The asteroid appeared as a streak in the series of time-exposure images taken by the Catalina telescope. The asteroid was discovered on Saturday with researchers calculating its trajectory would result in an impact to earth. Nasa's Near Earth Object Centre said that Asteroid 2018 LA was travelling at 27, 738 miles per hour and was about the size of a small auto. The Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter contains hundreds of thousands of asteroids more than half a mile in size or more, ... Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Lobbyist tied to EPA chief’s condo tried to influence agency

Lobbyist tied to EPA chief’s condo tried to influence agency

According to local data from Rent Cafe on rent trends, a studio apartment in Washington , D.C. costs $1,642 a month, barely $100 more than the cost of the 12 fountain pens. In her first year on the job at EPA, she received two raises that boosted her pay by 72%. According to a New York Times report in April, Pruitt had previously asked the EPA for a number of specialty items, including the fountain pens. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite

SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite

The window to launch the rocket opens at 12:29 a.m. Monday and last for four hours. The company's Falcon 9 rocket , with a used first stage, launched from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force at 12:29 a.m. "We are going to be very rigorous in taking this rocket apart and confirming our design assumptions to be confident that is indeed able to be reused without taking apart", Musk said last month. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Trump directs 'instant motion' to stop coal, nuclear energy vegetation from closing

Trump directs 'instant motion' to stop coal, nuclear energy vegetation from closing

Both Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Rep. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., have been encouraging Trump to use his power under the Defense Production Act and the Federal Power Act to protect power plants already investing in emissions control. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va. "As it has done time and time again over the years, coal proved to be exactly what we needed to power the country, demonstrating its importance in keeping the lights on when other resources were unavailable", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »

Russian space capsule lands in Kazakhstan wrapping up a 168-day mission

We are glad the weather is sunny". Russian news agency TASS reported that the ball is planned to be used during the opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow on Jun 14, although FIFA has not confirmed that information. National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst are preparing to go to the ISS this week. Consulte Mais Informação

Continue lendo »