A BLOOD Moon will soon be illuminating the night sky in what is set to be a spectacular lunar event. This special eclipse should be visible over almost all of Britain - if the clouds align. Here is everything you need to know about it - and when you should be looking to the heavens. When can you see the Blood Moon this January? The first lunar phenomenon of the year is due to appear for three hours on Monday, January 21. The spectacle will be most visible in the UK just before 5.15am. Overall the entire event will start just after 2.30am and will last until 7.48am. The full eclipse begins at approximately 4.41am GMT and ends at 5.43am, with the maximum eclipse at 5.12am. In London it will be begin high in the south west and finish low in the west. Anyone who wants to glimpse the reddish moon is advised to find an open space with a clear view. Why is it called a Super Wolf Blood Moon? It may sound really creepy but there is a reason why this moon is called the Super Wolf Blood Moon. … [Read more...] about When’s the January 2019 Super Wolf Blood Moon lunar eclipse and how long will it last?
A BLOOD moon will soon be illuminating the night sky in what is set to be a spectacular lunar event. This special eclipse should be visible over almost all of Britain - if the clouds align. Here is everything you need to know about it - and when you should be looking to the heavens... What is a blood moon total lunar eclipse? A blood moon describes the phenomenon of the moon appearing bright, large and reddish in colour, and it only occurs when there is a full moon and a total eclipse is occurring. During this eclipse, direct sunlight is completely blocked by the earth's shadow. The moon may turn red or coppery coloured during the total portion of an eclipse. The red moon is possible because while the moon is in total shadow, some light from the sun passes through Earth's atmosphere and is bent toward the moon. The only light that can be seen is refracted through the earth's shadow, and this light looks red just like with the sunset. When will it appear this year? The first lunar … [Read more...] about When is the January 2019 super wolf blood moon lunar eclipse and how long will it last?
MILLIONS of people around the world who have suffered from malaria owe their lives to a modest Chinese scientist. Here’s what you need to know about Nobel Prize winner Tu Youyou and the work she did on taking traditional medicine and adapting it to the modern age. Who is Tu Youyou? The 88-year-old was born and raised in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China and she studied pharmacology at Peking University in Beijing. After graduating she became a researcher at the China Academy of Traditional Medicine and rose to become its Chief Scientist. She is married metallurgical engineer Li Tingzhao and has two daughters. Unusually for scientist working in her field in China, she has no medical degree, no doctorate and she’s never worked overseas. How did she discover artemisinin and how does it affect malaria treatment? Tu began her malaria research after she was recruited to a secret government unit known as Mission 523. It was set up in 1967 on the orders of Chinas’ Communist leader Mao … [Read more...] about Who is Tu Youyou, how did she discover artemisinin and how does it affect malaria treatment?
THE WORLD'S biggest technology show is back for 2019, where tech giants introduce their latest products and exhibit inventions and cool new gadgets. Here is everything you need to know about the exciting new releases announced so far. What is CES 2019 and when is it held? The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place in January every year. The Las Vegas, US, event draws tech firms from around the world, and has been running on and off since 1967. It's website states it "has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years". It's typically attended by major names like Samsung and Sony, and this year runs from January 8 to January 11. But most of the news dropped during pre-show press conferences on Monday, January 7. So far we've seen products such as the world's first FOLDING smartphone, beating Apple and Samsung to the technology and a belt that helps you diet. Samsung also unveiled a 98-inch, 8k screen television. Plus, there's talking … [Read more...] about When is CES 2019, is the show open to the public, what does it stand for and where is it held?
FIFA 19 FUT Champions rewards the best players with the best prizes to help cement the football game as the biggest selling sports franchise in video game history. It was estimated that 80% of EA Sports players play FUT meaning there's a huge demand for the highly-coveted rewards. Here's the lowdown on when they're released... When do FUT Weekend League rewards for Fifa 19 come out? Each FUT Weekend League will last from Friday until Sunday, after which time EA reviews the results in order to fairly distribute the rewards. The weekly rewards are then released the following Thursday after the League closes, at 8 am UK time, or 3 am in the United States and Canada. Prizes will be unlocked at the same time for Xbox One, PS4, and PC users but only accounts that have completed a minimum of five matches are eligible. The best Weekend League players may also be invited to future EA competitive gaming events. What are the FIFA 19 Weekend League Rewards? Bronze 3: 0 to 1 win - 1000 coins, 2 … [Read more...] about When do FUT Weekend League Rewards for Fifa 19 come out?