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Aug 18 2018

Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Department official

Trump turned his ire towards former Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr for communicating with the phony dossier investigator Christopher Steele after he was sacked from...

Aug 18 2018

Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan

Ohr has come under Republican scrutiny for his contacts to Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS. Others who have earned their security clearance are also speaking ou...

Aug 18 2018

Trump expects to revoke Ohr's security clearance

Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against yo...

Aug 18 2018

Trump vows to yank security clearance for DOJ's Bruce Ohr

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday night, Trump called the move against Brennan "something that had to be done" because officials on the list "...

Aug 15 2018

Meteor shower lights up skies over Bosnia

When many of them enter the atmosphere in a short time, you can witness a shower of meteors. The Perseids , as it is known, is seen around early August every year as E...

Aug 15 2018

NASA's mission to "touch the sun"

It is the first time NASA has named a mission for a living person. It will be used to help slow the probe, like pulling on a handbrake, and orient the probe so it's on a ...

Aug 14 2018

Partial solar eclipse seen in China

A partial solar eclipse happens when the circle of the moon crosses from the front of the solar disk. This solar Eclipse will be the last in the hallway of eclipses -...

Aug 14 2018

NASA, ULA to try again tonight to launch Parker Solar Probe

Sensors on the spacecraft will make certain the heat shield faces the sun at the right times. Parker will help us better understand how the Sun works. When the Parker P...

Aug 13 2018

Perseids Meteor Shower Will Be One Of Year’s Best Sky Shows

They feature very fast, very bright meteors - leaving handsome streaks of light and color behind them as they hurtle through Earth's atmosphere. During the maximum, o...

Aug 13 2018

Coming this weekend: The most spectacular meteor shower of the year

So if you're lucky enough to have a chance of catching the Perseid meteor shower , it sounds like you'll be in for a spectacular night of skywatching. Even though this m...

Aug 13 2018

The Perseid meteor shower is going to be unbelievable this weekend

The best time to view this event is after midnight and before sunrise both Saturday and Sunday nights. Because it's in a new phase, the moon won't be up and the night...

Aug 13 2018

Best meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend

The best weather conditions to see the Perseids are clear, cloudless skies. With a new moon providing an extra-dark backdrop to the spectacle, the shooting stars will...

Aug 13 2018

A Small Window to see the Perseid's This Weekend

Experts offer some tips to get the most out of nature's fireworks: Since Perseid meteors can be seen from any direction in the sky, viewers should pick out a dark pat...

Aug 13 2018

This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseids started at the end of July, but the peak is on 12-13 August - which makes it a flawless weekend! The Perseid Meteor Shower makes its annual display fr...

Aug 13 2018

NASA launches mission to fly closer to the Sun than ever before

The car-sized observatory is created to endure temperatures of up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit as it flies within 4 million miles of the sun's surface. For the last severa...

Aug 13 2018

Perseid meteor shower: how to see shooting stars this weekend

The meteor shower will peak overnight into Monday, with 70 meteors visible each hour, according to the Royal Astronomical Society. The best way to view the Perseid...

Aug 13 2018

Meteor shower of the year coming up

Watch for a central point at which most meteors will appear to originate from. With a new moon providing an extra-dark backdrop to the spectacle, the shooting stars w...

Aug 12 2018

NASA to launch car-sized spacecraft Parker Solar Probe to study Sun

We use Venus to give us a gravity assist, if I can have that Venus thing. In order to reach an orbit around the sun, the Parker Solar Probe will take seven flybys of ...

Aug 12 2018

Nasa prepares daring mission to 'touch the Sun'

Combined, all three stages will give the probe the vast speed needed to successfully orbit our star. We've studied it from missions that are close in, and even as close a...

Aug 12 2018

Check out the Perseid Meteor showers this weekend

The peak of this shower happens as earth passes through the most dense part of that comet's path. Sunday night, Mt. Hood Meadows is holding a free "star party" from 9 p...