Sci-tech

Here’s the weather forecast during Sunday’s ‘super moon’ lunar eclipse over Carolinas

So you'll want to be bundled up for the super moon and the overnight blood moon eclipse. A lunar eclipse dips down behind the Wheeler Town Clock in Manito...


Like Matt Damon's 'Martian', China Scientists Claim Growing Crops On Moon

China launched the first of its lunar probe series named after the mythical Chinese moon goddess Chang'e to orbit the moon in 2007. China Daily tweeted: "Th...


Wolf Blood Super Moon will be visible from Northern Ireland

ET Sunday, a partial eclipse will begin, with the full eclipse starting a little over an hour later. In addition to the Total Lunar Eclipse, it will also be a...


CERN Plans To Build The Largest Particle Accelerator In the World

The particle physics lab near Geneva in Switzerland has just unveiled its plans for a replacement for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC ). The new CDR contribut...


China's cotton plants sprout on moon

Camera IconIn this photo provided January 12, 2019, by the China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency , the lunar lander of the Chang'e-4 probe...


China becomes 1st nation to grow biological life on the Moon

In the container, the organisms have air, water, nutrients, and a controlled temperature and humidity that is allowing them to grow. With the ability to grow ed...


China’s Moon mission sees first seeds spring into life

The image of the seed sprouting was shared on Twitter by the People's Daily, a Chinese newspaper. Chang'e 4 touched down in early January. The 18cm high...


Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok

Following a recent increase in popularity, domestic burning on stoves and open fires is now the single biggest source of particulate matter emissions. Under the...


China to collect samples from moon this year

Researchers have already completed a preliminary analysis of the lunar surface topography around the landing site based on the image , according to a statemen...


Cotton seed sprouts on moon

China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the success...


Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

That, to me, seems to be reason for concern". More droughts, heat waves, severe storms and the rising sea level could bring unsafe weather and threaten wildli...


Estimates ‘Dead-On’ as Ocean Warming Accelerating Faster Than Thought

About 93 percent of excess heat - trapped around the Earth by greenhouse gases that come from the burning of fossil fuels - accumulates in the world's oceans. T...


Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson disgraced following racist remarks

CSHL found Watson's newly voiced comments " reprehensible " and completely unsupported by science. "Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory acknowledges and appreciates...


DeSantis nominates Judge Barbara Lagoa to Florida Supreme Court

It is the role of judges to apply, not to alter, the work of the people's representatives. Justice Lagoa is a Cuban-American from Hialeah, Florida, where her ...


Broken Hubble telescope camera may get reboot

The operations of the Hubble Space Telescope's most technologically advanced camera have been suspended after it encountered a hardware problem, NASA said. ...


Keck Observatory captures a celestial birthing event for the first time

But The Cow was relatively naked, allowing the researchers to peer right into its "central engine" and see the black hole itself. How they figured this out...


Oceans heating up faster than expected, set record in 2018

Ocean heat content is not bothered much by weather fluctuations that do, however, affect the surface temperatures, and it is somewhat affected by El Niño events...


SpaceX delivers Iridium NEXT satellites to space

Iridium CEO Matt Desch counted down the final seconds. It was previously used in a launch last September from Florida. Thanks to Falcon 9 Block 5's increasing...


Astronomers Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

Additional bursts from the repeating FRB were detected in following weeks. This sudden influx of tantalising clues has made astrophysicists nearly giddy. Th...


MP Jeremy Buckingham’s vomit-inducing fish kill video

It's just put out a release to the ASX confirming its business is not affected by the Murray River cod-die off which has stolen the social media spotlight in ...


IBM Unveils Its First-Ever Standalone Quantum Computer Designed for Businesses

The Cryogenic engineering delivers a continuous cold and isolated quantum environment, and Classical computation provides secure cloud access and hybrid executi...


China moon machines snap striking pictures of each other

According to the Xinhua news agency one of the images is a 360-degree panorama stitched together from 80 photos taken by a camera on the lander, citing Chunla...


Astronomers observe white dwarf stars solidifying into crystals

And there are billions of similar sparkling crystal spheres in the Milky Way alone. "We believe this is due to the oxygen crystallizing first and then sinking...


Proof of LIFE: Scientists record mysterious radio signals from deep space

FRBs are short, bright flashes of radio waves, which appear to be coming from nearly halfway across the Universe. Another interesting twist has to do with th...


NASA’s Hubble Takes Incredible 665-Million Pixel Image of Triangulum Galaxy

Under favorable conditions, the galaxy can be seen with the naked eye as a fuzzy object in the constellation of the Triangle. The full image contains nearly 2...


Hubble finds record-breaking quasar with brightness of 600 trillion suns

The US team say the quasar, named JO439+ 1634, has enabled us to "sample light emitted from the dawn of time". The distant quasar, a series of energy jets pow...


Animals and Plants are Now Living on the Moon - Thanks to China

The relay satellite, named Queqiao , meaning Magpie Bridge, after a Chinese legend, was launched on May 21, 2018, and became the first communication satellit...


Lunar eclipse happening January 20/21, 2019

Unlike a solar eclipse , a lunar eclipse is safe to look at with the naked eye. These events bring out internet excitement: the British Daily Mail tabloid co...


Second mysterious radio burst detected in space

The findings were announced by Deborah Good, an astronomer at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, at a meeting of the American Astronomical Socie...


Brexit: Starmer insists a second vote may be the only way out

During the first day of the resumed Commons debate on Brexit , the Labour leader's colleague Sir Keir Starmer for the first time suggested the Opposition mig...