The rift in question has grown to more than 49 miles in length, with just around a dozen miles left before it eventually snaps. Footage captured by Nasa's IceBridge mission in December showed a 70-mile-long, 300-foot-wide rift in Larsen C that cut to the base of the ice shelf.
Optical data detected at least one spinning supermassive black hole which produced a "rotating, tightly-wound magnetic funnel" in one of the galaxy clusters. They also have detected X-rays from enormous galaxies at distances up to about 12.5 billion light years from Earth. In fact, this is the inmost X-ray image ever obtained by NASA in history.
Furthermore all technical systems would appear to be "GO" for the commercial rocket and commercial payload, following the official announcement by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk that the Falcon 9 rocket successfully passed its normally routine prelaunch static fire test of the first stage engines, on Thursday, Jan.
Researchers from the UK's Project Midas reported the Larsen C rift was growing rapidly . Several ice shelves have cracked up around northern parts of Antarctica in recent years, including the Larsen B that disintegrated in 2002 . "Climate warming must be playing a part in the overall picture of ice shelf loss, it's just that this particularly large iceberg coming from Larsen C, we can not attribute directly to climate change", Professor Luckman says.
What had happened was that the Department of Homeland Security sent out a notice to utilities across the country letting them know about a specific malware code that had been linked to hackers in Russian Federation. Thus far, Russian President Vladimir Putin has not retaliated, saying he will wait to see what President-elect Donald Trump does next month. "This episode should highlight the urgent need for our federal government to vigorously pursue and put an end to this sort of Russian ...
Velazquez-Rupert remained lodged in the Berks County Prison this afternoon awaiting extradition to Mercer County on charges in connection with Amanda Downs death. Velazquez-Rupert is charged with homicide and kidnapping. As of December 9, he was awaiting a formal arraignment for that charge - for which he was out on bail - in Mercer County.
Instead of the customary 86,400 seconds in a day, New Year's Eve will have 86,401 seconds, making 2016 one second longer . As well, the moon's gravitational forces, which change the ocean tides on the Earth, are among the factors to be considered.
After that, it will start its return voyage to the end of the solar system. The comet mostly appeared in December, as it appeared on Dec 15 for the first time when it was seen near M75-the star cluster. As EarthSky notes , it'll be hard to see Comet 45P without an extremely dark sky and a good pair of binoculars or a telescope. Comets, earlier seen as harbingers of doom by ancient civilizations, will be frequenting Earth's vicinity more often in 2017 than they did this year.
Boots, real name Joseph Bassolino , was found unconscious and unresponsive inside his Grand Concourse apartment when police arrived around 9:45 p.m. Joey Boots (seen on November 15) has reportedly died. He was best known for screaming "Baba Booey" during news broadcasts. Joey Boots gained fame on Stern's talk show for his photobombing and other antics.
Accompanying strong winds will make it feel more like 0. "New York City is expecting the coldest temperatures and lowest wind chills of the season on Thursday and Friday ", OEM Commissioner Joseph Esposito said. Actual lows will be around 5 below. "Brisk north winds will develop by late Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, creating blowing and drifting snow".
Specifically, Bloomberg reports that the request asked for the names of people who either attended United Nations meetings on climate change or helped develop measures created to evaluate the long-term economic impact of carbon emissions.
Cassini began its new mission phase, called ring-grazing orbits (or F-ring orbits), on November 30, 2016. Cassini will start what its mission controllers call the Ring Grazing orbits. That put the spacecraft on course to graze Saturn's main outer rings over the next five months. So during the first Grand Finale Orbit, the dish will serve as a shield when Cassini punctures Saturn's ring plane at thousands of miles per hour.
A new, more business-focused CEO will no doubt concentrate on delivering what the company says it will when it says it will. ®. "With our growth and product strategy, we've made a decision to establish new PC and mobile VR groups to be more focused, strengthen development and accelerate our roadmap", Iribe said, noting that Facebook remains "committed to working on VR for the long term".
Upslope mountain snow showers should be favorable for moderate accumulations over parts of Northern NH. With very cold air in place, wet weather will likely be all snow late Sunday into Monday morning. One to three inches of snowfall is expected accumulate between tomorrow evening and Saturday afternoon, before changing to rain. Winds will be northeasterly.
Though it does not have the same quality as the speaker, it is still capable of Alexa's core functions and the virtual assistant smarts, which includes what Amazon calls as skills. "It's really about simplifying and extending an experience for consumers, allowing them to add smart capabilities throughout the home through a really simple form factor Consumers don't need a cell phone, a special switch or a hub".
The report revealed that nearly a quarter of the Pentagon's budget was spent on overhead and core business operations. But some Pentagon leaders anxious that identifying the spending as waste might encourage Congress or the White House to cut more deeply, the Post said.
Aside from an improvement in its performance, the device will have more storage and RAM . Microsoft has recently released the Surface Book i7, a second iteration of the Surface Book that features updated processors , better battery capacity and various under-the-hood improvements.
The recount will start Thursday if Stein or De La Fuente or both meet a Tuesday deadline to pay the $3.5 million cost. "The recount does not benefit one candidate over another". An Arizona elections official at the Maricopa inserts ballots into a machine to recount the votes in the 5th Congressional District race Tuesday, Sept.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Warning for portions of Hawaii Island until 11:15 a.m. today (Dec 2). While the October snow melted by the afternoon, this weekend's storm is expected to be more treacherous with strong winds creating drifting snow and freezing fog, reducing visibility to a half-mile, wrote Hawaii News Now .
The 64-years-old new monarch received the title "His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun" as he assumed his new position on Thursday, according to an announcement on all TV channels. Paying respects to his late father, Thailand's new king knelt in front a picture, as servants prostrated in the background. Maha Vajiralongkorn is yet to enjoy the same level of fame as his father and spends much of his time overseas.