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Every now and then, Earth’s protective magnetic cage changes its stripes, sending explosive showers of charged particles spilling into the atmosphere. NASA’s quartet of orbiting Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) satellites has finally recorded one in high detail on the planet’s night side, providing vital information on a phenomenon that stirs the winds of space throughout the
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So what’s going on with that ‘Hurricane of Dark Matter?’. It’s the perfect science-fiction device: a hurricane of dark matter. Recent, real-life research has demonstrated that our Sun is currently engulfed in a so-called a stellar stream. Some publications have seized on this ominous-sounding idea, reporting that Earth is about to be walloped by a
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An ancient Italian supervolcano that hasn’t erupted in 500 years may be starting a stage of activity that could lead to a colossal eruption, spelling potential disaster for communities lying in its path. A new study suggests that Campi Flegrei may have entered a new magma cycle, meaning the feature’s “subvolcanic plumbing system” is commencing
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An early season winter storm, named Avery by The Weather Channel, continues to spread snow from the mid-Mississippi River Valley into the Ohio Valley today, November 15 along with potentially significant icing for the central Appalachians and a risk for heavy rain along the coastal Mid-Atlantic. The storm will shift north tonight with heavy snow
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New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between November 7 and 13, 2018. Ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Dukono, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Ebeko, Paramushir Island (Russia) | Fuego, Guatemala | Kadovar, Papua New Guinea | Krakatau, Indonesia |
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Today is the final period of the Moon’s transit through the 11th zodiac sign, Aquarius. And the Sun remains in powerful and taciturn Scorpio. The combination of these two creates a very powerful transit period. Protecting yourself while remaining productive could become a priority. Scorpio and Aquarius coalescing commands us to stand up for ourselves
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For a brief moment earlier this year, a small spot in China blazed with such heat, the Sun would have been staring down at Earth feeling mightily jealous. Scientists announced this week that the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reactor in Hefei has finally achieved a temperature exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius, setting a new
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Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth’s oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are.   Two weeks after the high-profile study was published in the journal Nature, its authors have submitted corrections to the publication.
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China has halted a directive that partially legalized the domestic trade in farmed rhinoceros and tiger parts, two weeks after the move drew a torrent of criticism from conservation groups.   A senior official in China’s cabinet said in a state media interview published Monday that implementation of an October directive reviving the market for
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Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 was carrying 227 passengers from 15 nations and 12 crew members when it disappeared from radar in March 2014. Since then, numerous oceanographers have conducted research into its whereabouts. They include Dr Jonathan Durgadoo, Pierre Daniel and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Joaquin Trinanes. Mike Chillit, who has been
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Since May 2018, the island of Mayotte has been rattled by hundreds of earthquakes. The latest hit on November 7, 2018. Meanwhile, scientists think they have found what’s behind the seismic series in the Indian Ocean. According to them, A NEW VOLCANIC ISLAND IS EMERGING FROM BELOW. Is a new hotspot forming off Mayotte. A
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An early-season winter storm is expected to bring freezing rain and snow from Lower/Middle Mississippi Valley eastward to the Southern Appalachians and northward to the Northeast. The Weather Channel named this storm Avery; it is the first named storm of the 2018/19 season. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather threats persist for southern California through Thursday, before hopefully
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The destructive fire passed through the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL), a federal Superfund site in the Simi Hills that was the site of the worst nuclear meltdown in US history in 1959. While the California Department of Toxic Substances Control said there was no reason to be concerned of “any risks other than those
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The Sun continues its transit through Scorpio while the Moon remains in the zodiac sign of Aquarius. This pairing of water and air energy will therefore continue to dominate the astrological atmosphere. Scorpio and Aquarius combined can fundamentally alter how we manage our time and energy. Scorpio lends a strength of will and persistence to
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No cameras were around thousands of years ago when the ancient Egyptians built the three pyramids of Giza. Therefore, scientists have had to piece clues together about how these towering monuments were constructed. There are around 80 pyramids known today from ancient Egypt. The three largest and best-preserved of these were built in Giza. The
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The Aquarius Moon conjuncts Pluto in the same sign, which will create positive outcomes where unexpected changes arrive. The Moon always works well with Jupiter which can bring good fortune when when collaborating with others. When the Moon forms a semi-square with Mercury today, remember that we are bound for Mercury retrograde soon. This makes
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Over 100 captured whales are being held in small, crowded enclosures in a so-called ‘whale jail’ off the coast of Russia, where they await suspected sale to Chinese theme parks, according to local media reports.   The discovery of the marine containment facility near the city of Nakhodka in Russia’s south-east is being investigated by