Sci-tech

Judge Kavanaugh Says His Loyalty Is to the Constitution, Not Trump

Trump jumped into the fray Tuesday , saying on Twitter that Democrats were "looking to inflict pain and embarrassment" on Kavanaugh. Then Sen. Amy Klobuc...


Japan to test mini 'space elevator'

According to a report in Japan's Mainichi news service, two small 10cm square satellites will be released from the International Space Station after being d...


Planet Nine Per chance Exists But Invisible To Existing Telescopes: Astronomers

Planet Nine, believed to be 10 times the size of Earth , continues to enthrall astronomers who believe we have yet to see the planet because it may be hiding o...


Can President Trump Pardon Himself? Brett Kavanaugh Won't Say

But within moments of Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley banging the gavel, Democrats launched what appeared to be coordinated protests agai...


Tropical Storm Gordon Heads for the Gulf

Governors in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana all declared states of emergency, allowing them to mobilize state resources and National Guard troops to help du...


Tropical Storm Gordon will bring minor impacts to Northwest Florida Tuesday

The storm began as a tropical wave over the Caribbean last week. Hurricane Florence was some 2,400 miles (3,900 kilometers) away from the USA, and lining up beh...


More protesters disrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

Kavanaugh also described U.S. v. Nixon , the supreme court ruling that ordered then President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House recordings towar...


Kavanaugh Won't Answer 'Hypothetical' On Whether President Can Be Subpoenaed

Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who moved to adjourn. They fear Kavanaugh will push the court to the right on abortion , guns and other issues, and that he will s...


'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

We can't survive without oxygen on the Red Planet, so NASA's new competition the CO2 Conversion Challenge , will reward the team that comes up with a way to ...


Russian Federation says space station leak could be deliberate sabotage

NASA said "the crew was never in any danger" during the leak and fix. But the story took a freaky turn on Monday when Dmitriy Rogozin, the head of Roscosmos, ...


Almost 90 elephants found dead near wildlife park in Botswana, conservationists say

The landlocked country was considered a last haven for elephants in Africa . Experts from the Elephants Without Borders organization said it was the larg...


Tropical Storm Gordon to Strengthen to Hurricane as It Makes Landfall

By Saturday evening, however, it had blossomed into a depression and by Sunday morning intensified to a Tropical Storm about 10 miles west of Key Largo. Gulf ...


Gordon isn’t the only tropical storm in the Atlantic. Here’s what’s brewing

As Tropical Storm Gordon drenches South Florida , there's more bad weather brewing in the Atlantic Ocean. "All preparations to protect life and property should...


GMB union says British public deserves a vote on final Brexit deal

In making these comments, Greening may have been issuing a veiled warning over the potentially high levels of dissent that may be felt over her soft-boiled Brex...


At least 87 dead elephants found in Botswana

The Great Elephant Census conducted in 2015 found that a third of African elephants have been lost in the last decade. Dr Chase said that, together with t...


United Kingdom ex-minister Boris Johnson blasts PM May's Brexit plan

Writing in the Daily Telegraph , Mr Johnson claimed Britain is waving the "white flag" in negotiations with the European Union and that talks with Brussels are...


Tropical system getting better organized.likely to form into storm

Just southeast of the peninsula of Florida spins Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven. A tropical wave now located south of Louisiana will likely bring heavy ra...


Do you agree with the Trans Mountain pipeline ruling?

That could take a few years, experts say. Trudeau told reporters that while it would be "ideal" for provinces to comply, "if there are provinces that don't ...


The ISS has leaked air

Perhaps the impact of micrometeorites. The air pressure on the International Space Station has also been restored after the successful fix job. The fix was ma...


Nearly every ecosystem on the planet will suffer from climate change

In recent history, yet nothing like that had happened, so it is hard to imagine what will come next. Knowing the relationship between temperature change and t...


Astronomers reveal new details about ‘monster’ star-forming galaxies

An worldwide team of researchers are hoping that this galaxy, located about 12.4 billion light-years from the Milky Way and called COSMOS-AzTEC-1, could provi...


Harvard-Google AI model to predict quake aftershock sites

According to DeVries, this interpretability is highly significant since for a long time, artificial intelligence systems have been considered by many research...


Leak detected aboard space station, but NASA says astronauts are safe

Gerst plugged the 2-millimeter-wide hole - which looks a lot worse in the magnified image - with his finger until the crew found a more permanent solution. Grou...


NASA works to contain pressure leak on International Space Station

Before you panic for the courageous astronauts that live up there six months of the year, the incident, was possibly caused by a micrometeorite strike, only lef...


French and British scallop vessels fight in Channel

After the row - dubbed the scallop wars - flared up five years ago, French and United Kingdom fishermen brokered yearly agreements that saw British fishermen ...


NASA probe targets body outside the solar system

Hal Weaver , a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Three years ago, New Horizons visited the largest Kuiper belt object: Pluto. It is ...


Scientists Peek At Jupiter's Great Red Spot To Find Water

By looking from ground-based telescopes at wavelengths sensitive to thermal radiation leaking from the depths of Jupiter's persistent storm , the Great Red ...


California lawmakers pass stiffest net neutrality law in US

The bill would prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or throttling lawful traffic, and from requiring fees from websites or online services to deliv...


Heavy rain possible again Friday, Saturday

No severe weather is expected Sunday (as of Friday afternoon.) Highs will be in the upper 70's. A 30-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly a...


Astronaut Quits NASA Training - A First In 50 Years

Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin has become the first NASA astronaut-in-training to leave midway through the process in 50 years, the Associated Press reported...