Sci-tech

California confirms third case of China virus in US

NSW Health said on Sunday afternoon a fourth person had tested positive , according to their preliminary test results, though more follow-up was needed. "Given...


NASA bids farewell to iconic Spitzer Space Telescope

Now he will be allowed to hibernate among the stars he once studied. As charter members of the telescope's instrument team, University of Rochester faculty ...


LILLEY: WHO declares emergency, Canada remains under control

She showed no symptoms when she arrived in the country, but came down with symptoms the following day, on January 24. The number of Canadians looking to flee ...


NASA reports Voyager 2 is experiencing technical difficulties

Voyager 2 signaled its handlers back on Earth that it had encountered a problem with its autonomous systems. The trouble began when Voyager 2 failed to compl...


SpaceX successfully catches one fairing half from latest Starlink launch

SpaceX launched a third batch of its network of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Wednesday morning. SpaceX plans on launching 24 Starlink missions ...


Highest resolution video of the sun ever taken is lovely and hypnotic

DKIST is till date, the largest and most powerful solar telescope in the world, and it stands on the 10,000-foot summit of Maui's majestic Haleakala, which roug...


Two satellites could collide with the United States on Wednesday, scientists say

Meanwhile, the second satellite is called the Gravity Gradient Stabilisation Experiment, and was launch by the US Air Force in 1967. LeoLabs data predicts t...


Davos 2020 Displays Division on Climate, Sustainability

Thunberg, who appeared on two panels at the forum, has called for an immediate end to investments in fossil fuel exploration, fossil fuel subsidies and for inve...


Coronavirus: Airlift for Britons trapped in China 'under review'

China cut off trains, planes and other links to Wuhan on Wednesday, as well as public transportation within the city, and has steadily expanded a lockdown to 16...


EPA Adds PFAS to Toxic Substances Reporting List

CDC scientists have found four PFAS - PFOA, which was found in the Teflon chemical; PFOS, an ingredient formerly used in 3M's Scotchgard; and two others - in ...


Mars 2020- Nine Names Shortlisted Which Will Be Out In March

The Mars2020 rover is going through its final paces before its launch to the Red Planet in July of this year. After the poll closes, the nine student finalist...


Consumers want plastics bottles, says Coca-ColaPlastics in Packaging

Speaking this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Coca-Cola head of sustainability Bea Perez said removing plastic would alienate customer...


Young climate activist fears words not action at Davos

A silent Thunberg did not even join in the songs, letting the worldwide movement she began speak for itself. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, when asked about Chi...


USA tells Thunberg to 'study economics' in Davos climate spat

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg on Thursday she should study economics, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she did n...


Which countries have confirmed cases of new coronavirus?

A third case was announced in a statement from her ministry about three hours later. They worry more about antibiotic-resistant bugs, say, or nonseasonal ...


China steps up public transport coronavirus quarantine

But the teenager was tested for the deadly infection and has since been discharged. Health officials in China say a coronavirus has killed 15 more people ...


Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Father Dies At 84

He "could not explain" why Morrison had refused to meet with former fire chiefs - who at the start of a year ago tried to warn him of the risks posed by the nex...


Who is most likely to catch China's coronavirus?

China meanwhile confirmed Thursday the first death from the virus outside the epicentre, bringing the total number of deaths to 18. According to CCTV , Ch...


Researchers Found Ancient, Never-Before-Seen Viruses in a Glacie

This discovery began back in 1992, then most recently in 2015, when a scientific team led by researchers from the United States and China journeyed to exotic ...


New Species, Discovered: Sharks Are Evolving To Walk On Land

But no need to worry about sharks stalking you on land - these weird predators are completely harmless to humans. While "walking sharks" have previously been ...


Chinese New Year Film Releases Cancelled in Response to Coronavirus

A number of countries, including the United Kingdom, are screening passengers who arrive from Wuhan, China . (9News) The coronavirus as seen under a microsco...


Prince Charles Meets Greta Thunberg At World Economic Forum In Davos

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos , Mr Mnuchin said the deal was "an absolute priority" for President Donald Trump . Mr Ross...


What will the Mars 2020 rover be called? You decide

Endurance , K-4, Oliver Jacobs of Virgina. The nine students, including one from Pennsylvania, are listed with their proposed rover name and grade level. The ...


Spacewalking astronauts tackle final battery improvements

NASA's Jessica Meir , a ME native, and Christina Koch installed the last new battery in a set of six launched to the orbiting lab in September. An Eastern ...


No Astrovans for SpaceX, Crews Riding to Rockets in Teslas

Astronauts launched by SpaceX in coming months will ride to their rockets in high fashion. NASA wants to make sure that if one of the SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket...


Lego Reveal 864-Piece International Space Station Set

LEGO has always been a perpetrator of miniature brick versions of some of the biggest and most iconic structures the world has ever seen. It consists of 864 ...


NASA identifies oldest known meteor crater on Earth

The timing of Yarrabubba's impact coincides with the formation of some of Earth's earliest icecaps and glaciers, shortly after the emergence of oxygen in the at...


Four people dead as winter storm lashes Spain for third day

Some 10,000 people in and around the southeastern town of Orihuela were left with electricity following power-line faults. Big waves overpass a breakwater at ...


Davos 2020: Trump rejects 'prophets of doom' at climate-focused WEF

The One Trillion Trees Initiative was announced during the forum. Much of Trump's speech focused on praising his administration's domestic economic policies, ...


Trump Touts US Economy, Criticizes Climate Pessimists in Davos

Mr Trump announced the USA would join an existing initiative to plant 1 trillion trees, but also spoke at length about the economic importance of oil and gas an...