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Watch Live: Cities Around the World Turn Their Lights Off for Earth Hour

Lights dimmed at UN Headquarters, in New York, to observe Earth Hour in 2017. UN Photo/Evan Schneider. Print. 25 March 2017 – The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquart...

World’s largest artificial Sun rises in Germany

Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are testing a novel way to generate hydrogen, a potential green energy source, by using a massive array of lights normally found in movie theaters. I...

Canadians urged to spend time in the dark tonight to mark Earth Hour

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) -Pakistan late on Saturday joined 184 nations around the world in celebrations marking the tenth edition of Earth hour—the movement's biggest edition yet—in a global moment ...

The Hubble Space Telescope Just Observed A Runaway Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a supermassive black hole that has been propelled out of the centre of the galaxy where it formed. They reckon the huge object was created wh...

Check out France as seen from space

New Delhi: Two spacewalkers are carrying out a variety of tasks outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, March 24. Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer ...

Spacewalk Prepares ISS For Commercial Crew

Two astronauts stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS), conducting a six and a half hour spacewalk to upgrade the station, perform routine maintenance, and prepare the station for the a...

Lights out for planet Earth

The 11th edition of the worldwide climate change event, Earth Hour 2017 will be at 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM on Saturday, 25 March. By Rashmi Mishra | Published: March 23, 2017 4:33 PM IST Follow Email. 0 Sh...

A round-trip flight just for the view _ the Southern Lights

Air New Zealand took a lucky group of travellers on a flight south overnight so they could see the Southern Lights. This is what they saw. Keen astro-photographers were treated to the flight of a lif...

AM shows support for WWF Cymru’s Earth Hour

HARTFORD -- This weekend, people across the world will turn off the lights to make a statement about protecting the earth. The World Wildlife Fund is asking people to turn up the dark! On Saturday, M...

Watch live: Spacewalk begins outside International Space Station

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet is spending six months on the International Space Station for the Proxima mission. In his free time, like many astronauts, he enjoys looking out of the ...

Dinosaur family tree could soon be completely uprooted

The proposed new family tree of dinosaurs. The group to the left is for close relatives but not true dinosaurs. The old tree grouped the theropods, purple, with the Saurischia, green, and viewed the ...

Germany Powers Up An Artificial Sun

Hydrogen can be a source of clean and renewable energy. The world's largest artificial sun, the Synlight, could pave the way for a new method of extracting hydrogen fuel. ( DLR ). Advertisement. For ...

Germany tests world’s largest ‘artificial sun’

Scientists in Germany have lit up an 'artificial sun' which can radiate energy equivalent to 10,000 suns and can help research in eco-friendly fuels and generate them as well. This 'artificial sun' n...

German group unveils enormous artificial sun for future renewable energy

The giant honeycomb-like structure uses 149 large cinema spotlights to focus energy onto a small panel; This 20-by-20 centimetre (8x8 inch) spot will reach temperatures of of up to 3,000°C (5,432°F)....

The Paris Climate Change Agreement begins to fall apart

A congressman said Wednesday the Paris agreement can be salvaged if the Trump administration moderates some of what it is expected to achieve. Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota told report...

PROOF OF LIFE ON MARS? ‘Lizard-like creature jumped on NASA Curiosity Rover’

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on. Get started! Send a Letter to the Editor. The Union-Bulletin strives to publish every letter we receive. T...

World saw record temperatures in 2016 — and it’s getting warmer: study

ROME, Mar 22 2017 (IPS) - Climate has, once more, broken all records, with the year 2016 making history-highest-ever global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, unabated sea level rise and ocean h...

Planet Count May Reach 110

A team of six scientists from institutions across the United States have suggested a new planetary classification system, which would restore to Pluto its status as the ninth planet. The team present...

Landslide on a comet in deep-space: Rosetta orbiter captures 70-meter cliff collapse revea...

A cliff's collapse likely caused a bright outburst of gas and dust on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2015, scientists announced today (March 21). The observations, captured by the European Space ...

Sea Ice Has Reached A Record Low At Both Poles

This handout photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Arctic sea ice in 2013. National Snow and Ice Data Center scientists in Boulder and NASA report a record low m...