Watch Astronauts Fly To The Space Station

The Soyuz MS-09 rocket is pictured standing at its launch pad on a clear blue day at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA will launch a new rotation of crew members to the International Space Station Wednesday morning. They assembled and t... More..

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Life on Mars a real possibility as NASA finds 'organic matter'
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Life on Mars a real possibility as NASA finds 'organic matter'

The space agency announced Thursday that its Curiosity rover had uncovered "tough" organic molecules preserved in three-billion-year-old rocks in the planet's Gale Crater, which is believed to have once con...More..

Sudarsan's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' turtle center of attraction on World Environment Day
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Sudarsan's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' turtle center of attraction on World Environment Day

The United Nations warns that 360 million tonnes of plastic is produced each year, and levels are set to nearly double to 619 million tonnes by 2030, with cigarette butts, drinks bottles and caps and food wrapp...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Life on Mars? Rover’s Latest Discovery Puts It ‘On the Table’

NASA's Jennifer Eigenbrode said in an interview this year, 'I look at organic molecules in rocks, ice and sediments and try to figure out where they came from and what happened to them over time. The nuc...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa

A two-meter space body was torn into small particles during entry into the Earth's atmosphere . Asteroid 2018 LA was first discovered by the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey operated by the University o...More..

How the Moon influences time on Earth
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

How the Moon influences time on Earth

What's even more interesting is that according to them, the moon will keep on moving further away from our planet, making days even longer than they are now. Prof. Meyers and his team are seeking better ways ...More..

Russian space capsule with 3 crew lands in Kazakhstan
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Russian space capsule with 3 crew lands in Kazakhstan

Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai , 41, safely returned to Earth on Sunday after a 166-day stay at the International Space Station. Russian news agency TASS reported that the ball is planned to be used duri...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies

An autopsy revealed dozens of plastic bags jamming the whale's stomach, weighing 17 pounds in all, the agency wrote on Facebook . The pollution is increasing day by day and among the water, air and soil we are...More..

Pipeline protesters are getting clever with the Trans Mountain court injunction
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Pipeline protesters are getting clever with the Trans Mountain court injunction

Canada became less competitive this week, and Canadians paid for it. British Columbia Premier John Horgan, whose New Democratic Party picked up seats in the province's legislature previous year on a platform ...More..

SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

SpaceX launches SES-12 communications satellite

The initial launch was scheduled for last Friday but was canceled for more testing. But the company announced the need for additional tests to the rocket's upper stage. The first stage is part of the Falcon 9 "...More..

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants

Under a preliminary plan, first reported by Bloomberg Friday, the Energy Department could use its emergency power under two federal laws to require utilities to buy some of their power from coal and nuclear...More..

Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags

An autopsy exhumed 8 kg (more than 17 lb) of additional plastic rubbish from the whale's stomach, the department said in a Facebook post. "If you have 80 plastic bags in your stomach, you die", he said. I...More..

Two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escape from German zoo
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escape from German zoo

It is reported that a river overflowed and wore down fences, allowing the unsafe animals a way out. The zoo is home to about 400 animals, many of which are big cats. A bear has been shot just outside of its e...More..

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Canadian Government to Buy Contested Oil Sands Pipeline

On news becoming public that the Canadian government will buy the pipeline , Kinder Morgan's stock price rose sharply by 2.36 per cent, suggesting investors believed the deal was good for the company. Morn...More..

Storm Alberto weakens as it makes landfall on Florida Panhandle
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Storm Alberto weakens as it makes landfall on Florida Panhandle

Former subtropical storm Alberto , which threatened to clobber the southeastern United States on Memorial Day , fizzled into a subtropical depression, with winds dropping to 35 miles per hour (56 kph) as it r...More..

Trudeau government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Trudeau government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion

The announcement was made by Canada's finance minister, Bill Morneau, who called the proposed purchase "an investment in Canada's future". The environmentalists and anti-pipeline First Nations (not all of whi...More..

Alberto expected to weaken as storm moves through Alabama, Tennessee
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Alberto expected to weaken as storm moves through Alabama, Tennessee

Two members of the press, a TV anchor and photojournalist were killed when a tree fell on their vehicle in North Carolina. We are a family. To the north, Alberto lumbered ashore in the Panhandle, pelting wh...More..

Canada to buy Kinder Morgan pipeline project assets
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Canada to buy Kinder Morgan pipeline project assets

Mr Morneau said the deal with Kinder Morgan is likely to be closed by August 2018. Morneau presented the options during an early-morning cabinet meeting today before ministers made a decision on how to proc...More..

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

Subtropical Storm Alberto was moving northward through the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. The Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters again flew out Saturday to gather data on the storm, and it has not strengthene...More..

First Named Storm of Hurricane Season to Drench US Gulf Coast
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

First Named Storm of Hurricane Season to Drench US Gulf Coast

Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season that officially starts June 1 - is expected to strengthen until it reaches the northern Gulf Coast, likely on Monday night. The result: High humid...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to southern states
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to southern states

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant authorised the use of the National Guard, his office said in a statement. Subtropical Storm Alberto continued to track toward the Gulf Coast on Sunday . Scattered storms ...More..

Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Apollo Moonwalker and artist Alan Bean dies at 86

His wife of 40 years, Leslie Bean, said in a statement that Bean died peacefully surrounded by those who loved him. American astronaut and moonwalker-turned-painter Alan Bean has died. Massimino continued, "B...More..

Feelings remain raw as Alberta seeks progress on Trans Mountain project
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Feelings remain raw as Alberta seeks progress on Trans Mountain project

The B.C. case was based on a claim that this province was being punished - unfairly and unconstitutionally. Statements of claim contain information that has not been proven in court. Meanwhile, with mere da...More..

How Did Birds Survive Dinosaur Extinction?
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

How Did Birds Survive Dinosaur Extinction?

Gauthier said the study's hypothesis explains the disappearance of the common tree-dwelling birds of the Cretaceous period. The dinosaurs were entirely wiped out - except for their descendants, birds, whi...More..

Subtropical Storm Alberto to bring rain for the holiday
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto to bring rain for the holiday

Alberto , appearing a week before the official start of hurricane season , maintained sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and halted its forward movement Friday afternoon, although it is expected to resume a ...More..

Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Alberto forms in the Gulf, flooding rains forecast

Alberto is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 10 to 15 inches with isolated totals of 25 inches across the northeastern portions of the Yucatan Peninsula and western Cuba, the National Hurricane Ce...More..

Kushner receives permanent security clearance
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Kushner receives permanent security clearance

By Lalit K Jha Washington, May 24 (PTI) Jarred Kushner, the son-in-law of US President Donald Trump , has finally received security clearance, a media report said today, bringing cheers to his supporters and t...More..

MD: Officer killed responding to suspicious vehicle
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

MD: Officer killed responding to suspicious vehicle

Four suspects are in custody after a Baltimore County police officer died Monday afternoon following an encounter in the Perry Hall area. Arriving paramedics rushed her to the hospital. The officer, who wasn't ...More..

Tuticorin streets bloodied with 9 deaths after anti-Sterlite protests turn violent
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuticorin streets bloodied with 9 deaths after anti-Sterlite protests turn violent

It was supposed to be a plan for 100th day observation of the protests in front of the district collectorate in Tuticorin . Initial pushing and shoving soon led to violent clashes, after agitated locals bega...More..

Royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding

Prince Harry reportedly told guests he and his wife made "such a great team" and, turning to her, said: "I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with you". Air traffic controllers for nearby Heathrow Airport...More..

Ubisoft reports FY 2017-2018 financial results
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Ubisoft reports FY 2017-2018 financial results

Which is a shame because the idea of a pirate game from the team behind the excellent sailing found in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag has us more than excited. Once the game releases, Ubisoft promises to rema...More..

Google, Amazon ahead in global smart speaker market
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Google, Amazon ahead in global smart speaker market

The company has largely dominated the smart speaker industry, but is now facing increased competition from Apple , Google, and Xiaomi . While Amazon's estimated four million sales were double the first ...More..

Is this $4500 solar-powered iPhone the future of business smartphones?
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Is this $4500 solar-powered iPhone the future of business smartphones?

The handset comes with a solar panel attached to the back, and, according to the images, looks nearly as if it's part of the phone. Caviar explains the company was inspired by "three men of science", consis...More..

Steam Link App Now Available On Android In Beta
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Steam Link App Now Available On Android In Beta

It will really need some sort of LTE (4G) support down the line - but this seems unlikely when Steam is suspicious of even letting you use it over WiFi (though the app doesn't go so far as to actively stop you)...More..

HTC U12+ revealed in new images while full specs leak out
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

HTC U12+ revealed in new images while full specs leak out

The leaked image also shows a complete design of the upcoming handset. For those who don't like notches on their smartphone displays , they will be happy to know that the HTC U12 + doesn't have one. The sheet...More..