There’s a paradox within the theory of evolution: The life forms that exist today are here because they were able to change when past environments disappeared. Yet, organisms evolve to fit into specific environmental niches.
“Ever-increasing specialization and precision should be an evolutionary dead end, but that is not the case. How the ability to fit precisely into a current setting is reconciled with the ability to change is the most fundamental question in evolutionary biology,” says Alex …
China’s Mars probe completes second orbital correction – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 on Sunday successfully carried out its second orbital correction, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
The probe conducted the orbital correction at 11 p.m. on Sunday (Beijing Time) after four of its 120N engines were in operation for 20 seconds. The performance of the 120N engines was tested simultaneously.
The probe has traveled in orbit for roughly 60 days so far, and was about 19 million km away from Earth. …
Asteroid 2020 SW Approach: Will not annihilate Humanity – iTech Post
Asteroid 2020 SW will pass very close to the Earth. It’s closest approach to Earth will occur on September 24 at around 11:18 UTC (7:18 am ET).
Asteroid 2020 SW is in the Pegasus constellation. Its current Right Ascension is 23h 48m 45s and has a magnitude of 20.35 (JPL). The asteroid will pass close to the earth on the 24th of September. The asteroid will pass closer than weather satellites. This near-earth object will brighten as it draws near. However, you won’t observe it with the eye alone. Earth’s gravity will bend the asteroid’s trajectory.
Asteroid 2020 SW was discovered on 18th September 2020 from Mt. Lemmon Observatory in Ar…
A rare blue moon will light up the sky on Halloween – NewsChannel 3-12 – KEYT
Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Linkedin Spooky season is almost upon us — and this year it will be a little bit spookier. The night sky on Halloween …
Spooky season is almost upon us — and this year it will be a little bit spookier.
The night sky on Halloween will be illuminated by a blue moon, the second full moon in a month. The relatively rare occurrence happens once every two and a half years on average, according to NASA’s National Space Science Data Center.
Every month has a full moon, but because the lunar cycle and the calendar year aren’t perfectly synched, about every three years we wind up with two in the same calendar month.
Technology14 hours ago
Hands-on: Widgetsmith brings ultra-customizable widgets to your iOS 14 home screen – 9to5Mac
Business14 hours ago
Watch This Cummins Diesel Engine Launch Itself Out of the Engine Bay at a Dyno Competition – The Drive
Entertainment17 hours ago
Prince Harry ‘deeply hurt as Meghan Markle gets ‘airbrushed out of royal family photos – The News International
Technology21 hours ago
Nvidia RTX 3080 GPU is overclocked to 2.34GHz with record-breaking results – TechRadar
Business9 hours ago
3000 HP Cummins Diesel Truck Exploses During Dyno Test – autoevolution
National8 hours ago
Second Sotutu earns national honours in 10 days as Teuila Sotutu named in Netball World Youth Cup team
Entertainment12 hours ago
’90 Day Fiancé’: Syngin’s Family Admits They Have Major Concerns About His Marriage to Tania in Sneak Peek – Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Entertainment8 hours ago
’90 Day Fiancé’: What Happens When Asuelu and Kalani Try to Say Goodbye To His Mom and Sister? – Showbiz Cheat Sheet