World's Youngest Astronomer: Meet 8-Year-Old Brazilian Asteroid Hunter
An 8-year-old girl has already made an impressive opinion on the solar system even though she has stayed on planet Earth not too long. Nicole "Nicolinha" Oliveira who is from Brazil has been nicknamed the "world's youngest astronomer." She has already succeeded in discovering 18 preliminary detections that have a high chance of being asteroids.
Largest Underwater Eruption Gives Rise to a Massive Volcano, Prompting Researchers to Mount Expedition
A massive underwater volcano of about 2,690ft off the coast of Madagascar is believed to be an offspring of the largest underwater eruption ever recorded. In 2018, the volcanic island unexpectedly emerged, extending up from the seafloor to the eastern part of the island of Mayotte which is between Madagascar and East Africa rifts.
Experts Estimate the Total Damage For 2021 Wildfire Season to be Between $70 Billion and $90 Billion
The record-breaking blazes of 2021 wildfire season resulted in a lot of widespread destruction, but AccuWeather experts reveal that the economic damage estimate is very different from that of previous years. Every year, thousands of structures are severely affected as fires engulf millions of acres, leading to damages that total billions of dollars.
Up to 120,000 Pigs in UK Could Possibly be Culled Due to Acute Shortage of Butchers
About 120,000 pigs could be culled as a result of limited abattoir workers, farmers have warned. Severe labour shortages across supply chains are ruining the UK economy and representatives of meat industry have warned that farmers might start culling pigs due to low carbon dioxide to stun the accumulation of animals that were supposed to be for killing.
Yellowstone Park: Montana Hunters Killed 3 Wolves During State's Hunting Season
Wolf biologists at Yellowstone National Park report that the park's Junction Butte Pack of 27 wolves lost three wolves during week one of Montana's wolf hunting season and Montana hunters were responsible for their death, as per a news release from the park. Yellowstone said the Junction Butte Pack is the world's most viewed wolf pack.
'Crocodile-Faced Hell Heron' Dinosaur Among Newly-Discovered Species That Walked the Earth 125 Million Years Ago
A scary-looking dinosaur measuring 29ft is one of two species discovered not long ago that wandered all over what is presently called the Isle of Wight 125 million years ago. The pair were recognized as new dinosaur species which palaeontologists from the University of Southampton didn't describe earlier on.
China Confirms Loss of Its Satellite as Residents Spooked by 'Flash in the Night Sky'
The loss of Chinese Shiyan-10 satellite has been confirmed in spite of an otherwise victorious liftoff on the 27th of September being Monday. On the 28th of September, the Chinese state media publicized a statement where it confirmed the failure of Shiyan-10 satellite, claiming the spacecraft was not working as anticipated.
California Woman Trying to Boil Bear Pee Arrested for Sparking Wildfire That Raged Thousands of Acre
Woman, 30, from California has been charged for igniting a massive wildfire that has affected thousands of acres of Shasta County. She claims the reason she started the fire was an unsuccessful attempt at boiling a puddle containing bear pee. The Fawn Fire has consumed not less than 13.5 square miles (35 square kilometers).
Kilauea Volcano: Lava Eruption is Sending 'Pele's Hair' into Hawaii's Skies
As per the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Weather Service, Kilauea volcano is currently active and Hawaii's skies have been receiving lava and thread-like pieces of volcanic glass referred to as Pele's hair. The eruption started on the 29th of September being Wednesday at about 3:20 p.m. local Hawaii time.
Underwater Gardeners: Researchers Discovered That Fish Waste Can Fertilize Coral and Seagrasses
Fish play the role of underwater gardeners, they fertilize the coral reefs, kelp forests, and seagrasses in their habitat. Their pee is their chosen fertilizer. But, fish communities are experiencing a lot of changes. Warming oceans imply that tropical fish can swim into regions they couldn't get to when the waters were cooler.
Glastonbury: Drug Traces in Pee of Festival Goers Could Harm Aquatic Creatures
Scientists have discovered what they referred to as environmentally damaging levels of illicit drugs in the river moving through Glastonbury festival due to public urination in the area. Researchers took measurements of levels of illegal drugs in the river prior, during, and following the Glastonbury festival that took place in 2019 and then compared levels upstream and downstream of the event.
New Zealand Parrot Can Use Electronic Devices, But Can't Differentiate Real From Virtual Worlds
As per a new study, an endangered New Zealand parrot called kea is clever to the extent of using touchscreens. But it seems the bird can't distinguish between the real and virtual worlds. Researchers trained six keas at Christchurch's Willowbank Wildlife Reserve on how to operate the touchscreens.
Rare 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Kills Boy After Visit to a Splash Pad at Texas Park
A rare and life-threatening brain infection has taken the life of a boy in Arlington, Texas. Health officials say he possibly contracted the infection from a city splash pad. Naegleria fowleri can be found in warm fresh water bodies, like rivers, lakes, and hot springs.
New York City Plans to Hire a Private Forecaster Following Ida's Impact
Hiring a private weather forecaster is among the plans New York City wants to execute. NYC also plans on making more drainage features available and issuing warnings very early and in a more aggressive way to residents under a new plan in response to torrential rainfall like the life-threatening flood which Hurricane Ida brought to the city at the beginning of the month.
Experts Warn of Eruption, Toxic Gas as Lava From La Palma Volcano Flows Towards the Sea
Lava coming out from a volcano in the Canary Islands of Spain has improved its pace and is heading to the sea Tuesday, but scientists said estimating when the stream of molten rock - color black and red - would get to the shore is not possible. The lava could prompt explosions and the emission of toxic gas when it gets to the sea water.