Sci-tech

UK's plastic waste may be dumped overseas instead of recycled

He added: "The government should have a much better understanding of the difference this system makes and a better handle on the risks associated with so much p...


Liquid water lake found on Mars

Much more work needs to be done to confirm that the lake is liquid water, the researchers said , and there is no evidence yet that life exists in the lake. I...


Trump Administration Looks to Significantly Amend Emissions Rules

Wheeler said he met last week with Mary Nichols, the head of California' Air Resource Board, and shared the administration's opinion. Many Trump officials hav...


Large Liquid Water Lake Just Discovered Beneath the Surface of Mars

Scientists have uncovered a "a stable body of liquid water " on Mars, in what some are calling a "game changer" in the search for alien life. "If it does tur...


How to watch the blood moon and Mars opposition online

The celestial show was the result of the Sun, Earth, and Moon lining up perfectly for a lunar eclipse just as the Moon is near its closest orbit point to Earth,...


Researchers spot what looks like a standing ‘lake’ of water on Mars

Between May 2012 and December 2015, the Mars Express spacecraft was used to conduct a radar survey of a region called Planum Australe, located in the souther...


Lunar eclipse: Moon could turn burgundy or vanish entirely, say experts

Despite all the hypothesizing, however, there are still doubts about life on the Moon. We'll be able to see it at it's rising. Maybe 10 million years was enough...


Underground lake found on Mars by Italian researchers

When Orosei and his colleagues analyzed the data, they saw what looked like a lake of water about 12 miles in diameter and a mile below a surface layer made up ...


Scientists discover 'giant liquid water lake' on Mars

Using radar to probe the polar ice caps of Mars, scientists have detected an underground reservoir of liquid that may be saltwater and that extends for about 20...


'Game Changer': Scientists Say Liquid Water Found on Mars

Scientists from the Italian space agency have discovered a large underground lake on Mars , which could significantly increase the probability of life on the p...


Vast lake of liquid water discovered on Mars

Calculations have suggested that these conditions may be met at the Martian poles, where large ice caps composed of both water and frozen carbon dioxide exist. ...


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral, lands booster

The launch kicks off a busy stretch for SpaceX and the Falcon 9 . As is now routine for SpaceX launches, the first stage of the rocket is expected to ret...


Blood moon: Longest lunar eclipse of the century is coming this week

A " blood moon ", meanwhile, gets its name from the reddish hue it turns when the moon passes through the earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse. However, the en...


Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

Stargazers around the world-with the exception of North America-will be able to catch at least a partial glimpse of the July 2018 lunar eclipse during the alm...


How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

We will not be able to see the eclipse in Jacksonville, or in any of North America. A partial lunar eclipse is seen from in Nice, France, Aug. 7, 2017. 3, 2...


Multiple people shot in Toronto

The suspected shooter has been confirmed dead, along with another woman. The 13 wounded ranged in age from 10 to 59, and suffered injuries ranging from serious ...


Saudi Arabia to witness 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

Lunar fans across the United Kingdom will be able to catch a glimpse of the spectacular event during which the moon's surface is stained red. Also known as a ...


SpaceX launches Canada's giant Telstar 19

SpaceX's rocket landings are back and better than ever. From this point on, SpaceX will only launch the final "Block 5" version of the Falcon 9 rocket , optimi...


US judge dismisses NY climate lawsuit against oil titans

In his ruling , Keenan agreed with the argument made by attorneys for the companies that the case should be tossed because the city's claims arise under fede...


Space collection of Neil Armstrong is up for auction

He also took pieces of wing and propeller from the 1903 Wright Brothers Flyer with him to the moon . It is noted that also for sale will be exhibited the fla...


Looking for a job? Count butterflies in Britain

After discussing Blue Planet II, Sir David was put on the spot over his recent conversation with the Queen. But we won't know until people go out and get counti...


Start digging, there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds underground

Diamonds, despite their mesmerising sparkle, are made of the same stuff at the tip of your pencil: Carbon atoms. " We can't get at them, but still, there is m...


Trump administration seeks endangered species rule changes

Collin O'Mara, president of the National Wildlife Federation, welcomed the potential for the changes to spur greater collaboration between landowners, governmen...


Fossilised snake embryo found in 105 million-year-old amber

It is the first piece of concrete evidence which proves that snakes lived in forests since the first stages of their evolution. Xiaophis myanmarensis snakes...


Neptune looks extremely sharp and very blue in these new images

The images are as detailed as the ones taken by the Hubble, which for those who are unaware is a big telescope that orbits the Earth and looks far out in space....


Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on launch Wednesday

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. The test flight featured a "second round of commerci...


How Meghalaya Defines The Time We Live In

The climatic event, a destructive drought, was likely triggered by a shift in oceans and the atmospheric circulation, according to BBC . Both ages are marked b...


Utah museum unveils fossil from armoured, spiky-headed dinosaur

Johnsoni , which measured between 13 and 16 feet long, added its thorny crown to its already formidable natural defense. An artist's rendering of the newly d...


Dozen new moons discovered around Jupiter, count reaches 79

According to Gizmodo , two of them had already been announced by the team in 2017, when the world found out that Jupiter had 69 moons. The lost moons were...


Surprise! There’s a quadrillion tons of diamonds lying beneath your feet

The researchers found that these sound waves tend to speed up when passing through the cratons' roots - much faster than they had previously thought. " One of...