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by | January 18, 2021 | 18:14

This is what the economists are telling us. "As a Black woman writer, I'm keenly conscious of people who are missing from these types of rooms", she explained. " 'CBS Sunday Morning' host Jane Pauley seems to have found her new Democrat to gush over for the next four years ", Media Research Center news analyst Nicholas Fondacaro wrote in a piece headlined, "Cozy with Kamala".

by | January 17, 2021 | 21:09

It was revealed the briefing on Thursday (early Friday morning in the Philippines) during the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. The average global temperature in 2020 was about 14.9 C (59 F), or about 1.2 C above the 1850-1900 pre-industrial level.

by | January 17, 2021 | 06:52

Although the target is to fire the engines for eight minutes - around the time it takes for the SLS to get to orbit - Nasa and Boeing get all the engineering data they need in order to certify the rocket for flight within the first four minutes of the test.

by | January 16, 2021 | 14:45

A trio of space travellers blasted off to the International Space Station on Wednesday, using for the first time a fast-track manoeuvr that allowed them to reach the orbiting outpost in just a little over three hours. The three newly-arrived astronauts will spend 177 days in space, during which they will perform about 55 scientific experiments, continue to trace the reported air leak in the Zvezda module and even perform two spacewalks, one in November and the other in February next year, ...

by | January 15, 2021 | 20:35

Finding where water is on the Moon has major implications for attempts to settle it or build a launching point for other missions into the solar system . Using this infrared telescope, researchers picked up the "signature" colour of water molecules. The data from SOFIA allowed Honniball to locate real molecular water on the sunny surfaces of the Moon.

by | January 15, 2021 | 04:18

The Scottish former world number one was due to travel to Australia on one of a series of charter flights laid on by tournament organizers but is still isolating at home in London. "I'm very disappointed to not be able to play in the coming weeks after training hard in the off-season and knowing Tennis Australia and the tours did so much to make these events happen", the 25-year-old tweeted.

by | January 14, 2021 | 20:12

According to WHO's published agenda for the research team, there are no plans to assess whether there might have been an accidental release of the coronavirus at the lab, as some American politicians, including President Donald Trump, have claimed.

by | January 14, 2021 | 14:31

The Atlantic Ocean was initially planned as the landing spot but due to poor weather the capsule ended up in the Pacific. The wine, as well as hundreds of snippets of grapevines, spent a year orbiting the planet were launched by Luxembourg start-up Space Cargo Unlimited .

by | January 13, 2021 | 23:01

Biden has also pledged to push for more direct stimulus checks to taxpayers, and said he was speaking with Republican lawmakers about moving on a second package "sooner rather than later". Almost 65,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine arrived in Germany on Monday and were being kept at a military facility in Quakenbrueck in the west of the country.

by | January 12, 2021 | 07:20

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the manatee did not appear to be seriously injured. "We are following leads", he added. Still, Lopez said, "It's heartbreaking that this manatee was subjected to this vile, criminal act".

by | January 11, 2021 | 12:01

This phenomenon is not particularly unsafe because the rotation of the planet, which is driven by variations in atmospheric pressure , wind, ocean currents, and the motion of the center, varies slightly. It is advantageous to ensure the synchronization of astronomical observations with the clock time . As a matter of fact, leap second insertions are decided months before, usually six.

by | January 09, 2021 | 19:08

In 1980, Congress expanded the President's Arctic Range and formally established the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge legally closing the Coastal Plain to oil development. Congress mandated two coastal plain oil auctions by December 22, 2024, as a way to pay for the 2017 tax cuts, based on expectations that the lease sales and oil development would yield more than $2 billion in revenues over a decade.

by | January 09, 2021 | 10:12

Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced the new lockdown measures on Wednesday evening, which he described as "shock therapy". The new measures will remain in effect until February 8, 2021. The government also promises that Minister of Education Jean-François Roberge will announce more "measures to help students succeed at school, reorganize exams and provide additional mental health assistance".

by | January 03, 2021 | 16:41

The Quadrantids aren't an ordinary meteor shower . For observers in the northern hemisphere, the Quadrantids meteor shower will peak at about 14:30 UTC on Sunday, or 9:30 a.m. Even if the skies are clear of clouds, a almost full waning gibbous moon will continue to shine brightly throughout the weekend, making meteor-spotting tricky.

by | January 02, 2021 | 12:29

There is no evidence that the B.1.1.7 variant causes a more severe case of Covid-19, reports Erin Garcia de Jesus for Science News . "While we are the first to confirm a case of this variant strain, it's unlikely that this is truly the first case of this nature in the United States, and in the days and weeks ahead, scientists will determine how widespread it is".

by | January 02, 2021 | 11:47

Meteors are pieces of rocky debris that enter the Earth's atmosphere at up to 40 miles per second, leaving streaks of light that we refer to as "shooting stars". local time. "The best strategy to see the most activity is to face the northeast quadrant of the sky and center your view about half-way up in the sky", the American Meteor Society reported.

by | January 01, 2021 | 02:32

Iran's initial response, five days after that deadly U.S. drone strike, was a ballistic missile attack on a military base in Iraq that caused brain concussion injuries to about 100 United States troops. The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to overturn Trump's defence bill veto on Monday. Former Attorney General William Barr and other administration officials have said they saw no evidence of fraud on a scale massive enough to have changed the outcome of the election.

by | December 31, 2020 | 12:37

The company, a state-controlled firm called Sinopharm, said that a vaccine candidate made by its Beijing Institute of Biological Products arm had an efficacy rate of 79% based on an interim analysis of Phase 3 trials. As reported by Indianarrative.com earlier, the fact that mainland China itself has ordered 100 million doses of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine from Germany also goes to reinforce the point.

by | December 31, 2020 | 08:35

John, an immunologist at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. The U.K. also reported Wednesday that another 981 people with the coronavirus had died. "We need every manufacturer in the world who can make these vaccines to be doing so, to protect people as fast as possible". And while it is surprising, it's not unexpected, according to health experts who weighed in on the case.

by | December 30, 2020 | 15:37

In 2007, two years after the actor's death, he nearly got his wish when a portion of his remains flew on a suborbital rocket. Garriott had no time to follow the official procedures to bring objects aboard the station so he had to smuggle Doohan's ashes in by hiding them in laminated photos of the actor.

by | December 29, 2020 | 21:46

The Almanac suggested looking for the full moon just before sunset at it begins to peek above the horizon. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac , the name Cold Moon has its origins in some traditions practiced by the native Americans.

by | December 29, 2020 | 17:47

The Office of the Attorney General of Virginia announced on Friday that Antle has been charged with two felony counts in connection to wildlife trafficking, four misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to violate the Endangered Species Act , and nine misdemeanor counts related to animal cruelty.

by | December 29, 2020 | 14:41

A concern group supporting the families of those detained said none of the defendants' relatives attended the trial . Prominent activists remain in Hong Kong have either been - jailed like Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow - or face frequent arrests and multiple charges.

by | December 29, 2020 | 01:51

The Chicago Park District and Department of Streets and Sanitation have once again teamed up to offer a Christmas tree recycling program. Curbside tree service started on December 23 and lasts through January 12. The Pick Your Own Christmas Tree site has an alphabetical listing of Texas cities where people can recycle their Christmas tree. Collection continues through Thu., Jan.

by | December 28, 2020 | 16:40

The new Expedition 64 is said to begin on Oct 21, Wednesday, with the coming departure of Vagner, Ivanishin, and also Cassidy in the known Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft that previously brought them to the known space station back on April 9. The Crew-1 is now scheduled to launch some time in November according to NASA's blog. Speaking during Tuesday's pre-launch news conference at Baikonur, Rubins emphasized that the crew spent weeks in quarantine at the Star City training facility outside ...