Sci-tech

Humans To 'Reach' Mars By Year 2020, Here's How

So far, nearly a million people have signed up - NASA is taking submissions until September 30, 2019. More than 2 million names were submitted when Nasa con...


SpaceX just deployed 60 Starlink Internet Satellites, the first of 12,000

The Falcon 9 launcher, with 60 satellites, flew from the launch site at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday, May 23. In 2017, he filed applications for St...


China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds

The source of the emissions remained unknown, however, sparking concerns that it could hamper years of worldwide effort to fix the protective ozone layer. Rep...


NASA’s Astrobee robot has undergone first hardware tests in space

NASA astronaut Anne McClain was responsible for checking out the status of the Astrobees, and you can see her tending to one of the robots called Bumble in the...


The Weird Reason Tonight's Full Moon Is 'Blue'

However, this spring has exceptionally four full moons starting from March 20 to the end of summer solstice till June 21. The next time we'll get four full ...


GAME OF THRONES’ Series Finale Photos Don’t Give Away Much

The final episode is sure to wrap up the story in a big way, and we can only imagine HBO didn't want to tease anything too big! Game of Thrones' series fina...


SpaceX to launch 60 satellites to offer internet from space

SpaceX launch scrubbed tonight. Dwell protection of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Pressure Station in Flor...


Deepest undersea dive reveals depths of humanity's filth

While he saw particles of an object, he can't be certain if it was made of plastic or metal. Over 50 years later, Canadian explorer and filmmaker (writer ...


Texas explorer completes deepest ocean dive in history

The explorer is part of the Five Deeps Expedition , which aims to reach the bottom of every ocean on the planet. In the Java Trench, the deepest point of t...


Study Finds Earth’s Moon Is Shrinking And Quaking

Researchers have long suspected the Moon might still be active. Since LRO has been photographing the lunar surface since 2009, the team would like to compar...


Houston Ship Channel closed after barge, vessel collide

One barge carrying reformate, a fuel product, capsized and one other used to be almost sliced in half of in a collision with an oil tanker advance Houston on ...


Researchers find ‘Holy Grail’ of fully recyclable plastic

The scientists continued playing around with PDK, until they discovered that PDK monomers could be remade into polymers that could form completely new plastic ...


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Space Venture Unveils Lunar Lander, Rover, and Rocket

Blue Moon isn't your typical lunar lander: Its cool features include an on-board LIDAR system that can map the lunar landscape and help select a proper landing ...


Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) evolved from tiny dinosaurs, fossils show

By contrast, an average Tyrannosaurus rex was about 40 feet tall and weighed about nine tons and had "60 saw-edged, bone-crushing, pointed teeth", according...


Israeli Moon Lander Team Draws Inspiration from Country's 1st Astronaut Ilan Ramon

If the lender succeeds, this would be the first privately funded moonshot to reach in the lunar floor. The craft's name is Beresheet , Hebrew for Genesis or ...


SpaceX Dragon to dock with International Space Station

The Dragon is a recycled spacecraft this being its second space trip. On Saturday, the launch took place and successfully concluded with the landing of the bo...


Pompeo Warns Arctic Nations About Russian, Chinese 'Aggressive' Behavior

Pompeo said that, even in worldwide waters in the Arctic, Moscow already demands that other nations get its permission to use the route. "China's pattern of a...


Hubble Assembles Wide View Of The Distant Universe

The farthest galaxies shown by the zoomed in images are 1 in 10 billionth the brightness of what the human eye can see without a telescope, and were created 1...


Meteor shower to be visible in night sky on Monday

We are far south enough in the Northern Hemisphere, though, to where we may see up to 10 meteors per hour. Ms Bailey predicts there will be about 40 meteors p...


Political antagonists, Alberta's Jason Kenney and PM Trudeau to meet

The legislation, dubbed the "turn off the taps" act, was passed but not enacted by the province's previous, left-leaning New Democratic Party government a year ...


ISRO all set to launch Chandrayaan-2, India`s second lunar mission

The lander will then separate itself from the orbiter to soft land at a pre-determined spot that will be closer to the south pole of the lunar surface. The la...


Breather for Iowa riverside city? Heavy rain not expected

The Tippecanoe River near Ora was at 13.27 feet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, which is slightly above the river's 13-foot moderate flood stage. The Mississippi River...


Research: Spinning black hole sprays light-speed plasma clouds into space

Get this: while most black holes are thought to "spin" (thanks to the space dust and gas in orbital motion around the black hole) scientists have discovered a...


SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Cargo Dragon spacecraft to deliver the next shipment of supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. ...


Activists vow rebellion will go on after Michael Gove ‘let-down’

Graffiti thought to be the work of street artist Banksy which appeared in Marble Arch following Extinction Rebellion climate change protests will be protected. ...


What’s The Universe’s True Expansion Rate?

View of the universe by the Hubble Space Telescope. "This is not what we expected", says Adam Riess , professor of physics and astronomy at Johns Hopkins , ...


Gorillas join in selfie with park ranger

The park's deputy director told BBC Newsday that the gorillas had learned to imitate their carers, who have looked after them since they were found. All of ...


UK police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week

A total of 831 people have been arrested during the climate change protests and 28 people charged. Police often make hundreds of arrests during such protests....


More Than 141 Million Americans Are Breathing Unhealthy Air as Pollution Worsens

Having zero unhealthy air days, Wilmington ranked on all three cleanest cities lists that include ozone, short-term, and year-round particle pollution in the 20...


First 'marsquake' detected on red planet

Finally, on April 6, the seismometer detected a weak but distinct seismic signal. NASA's InSight lander may have detected its first quake on Mars, the space...