• Where to watch meteor shower in UAE next week
Where to watch meteor shower in UAE next week

The meteors are tiny particles of dust and debris from that comet and are about the size of a grain of sand. However, this year with a dark clear sky, it's possible to see an wonderful light show. The meteor shower's peak is expected to occur the night of Sunday, Aug. 12 into the wee hours of Monday morning. Technically, we have been passing thro...

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  • LOOK UP: Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
LOOK UP: Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

Around 10 p.m., the meteors' visibility should begin to increase. The moonless-sky will make for the almost ideal viewing conditions. Let your eyes adjust, and wait. Tom Duncan at 8:30 p.m. Volunteers will provide telescopes for the public to use throughout the evening. This year will also be great for viewing because the moon's current phase i...

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  • NASA begins countdown to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’
NASA begins countdown to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

Solar wind can create a whole host of issues for humans - from messing with Global Positioning System communications to exposing astronauts in space to high radiation - and the Parker Solar Probe is launching on a mission to figure out where it comes from.

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  • NASA Taps Astronauts for Commercial Flights
NASA Taps Astronauts for Commercial Flights

The Starliner crew will include former NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson and Nicole Aunapu Mann , who is making her first trip to space, alongside Eric Boe , Sunita Williams and John Cassada . Josh Cassada: Cassada grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. This will be his first spaceflight. Suni Williams: Williams grew up in Needham, Massachusetts...

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  • Mars Will Be Close To Earth On July 31
Mars Will Be Close To Earth On July 31

On August 27, 2003, Mars was just 34.6 million miles from the Earth - the nearest it had been in 60,000 years. The local stargazers are invited for a camp to witness the Red Planet from 7 pm to 10 pm tonight at the Colombo Campus grounds.

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  • Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Does eclipse affect human bodies?
Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Does eclipse affect human bodies?

Still, these dramatic celestial events have inspired both awe and alarm throughout the centuries ― including among some fringe segments of American Christianity that take the appearance of blood moons to be a sign that the apocalypse is drawing nearer.

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  • Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know
Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

A lunar eclipse happens when the Moon passes directly behind Earth and into its shadow. So, drumroll please: Coming up on Friday, July 27, 2018, the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century! On July 27, the earth, moon, and sun will come to adjust in a flawless line, which will cause the wonder.

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  • Chris expected to create rip currents at Jersey Shore
Chris expected to create rip currents at Jersey Shore

An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft dispatched into the center of the storm found that sustained winds are near 60 mph, and extend up to 70 miles from the center of the tropical system. A new tropical storm, Chris , formed off the coast of North Carolina coast early on Sunday. The Canadian Hurricane Centre will begin to issue regular bullet...

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  • Tropical Storm Chris forms off North Carolina; Beryl forecast to weaken
Tropical Storm Chris forms off North Carolina; Beryl forecast to weaken

A tropical storm watch remains in effect as Beryl churns some 240 miles or 380 kilometres east of Barbados. Because the storm is so small - hurricane force winds extend just 10 miles from the storm's center - forecasters said it's too soon to tell what islands may get hit.

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  • EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals
EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals

President Trump announced Pruitt's resignation via Twitter. A longtime Inhofe staffer, Andrew Wheeler , was tapped to take over for Pruitt as acting head of the agency. Mr Pruitt is the subject of at least a dozen investigations into his conduct. My desire in service to you has always been to bless you as you make important decisions for the A...

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