Vigorous tropical wave has 90 percent chance of developing

As of Monday, the Hurricane Center reported, and will continue moving west to northwest toward Puerto Rico and the Bahamas. Hard-hit areas of Florida's Panhandle, Georgia and North and SC continue to recover from the impacts of Florence and Michael. More..

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Rocket Lab successfully completes first commercial launch
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Rocket Lab successfully completes first commercial launch

The start-up launched a 56 foot (17-metre) rocket from the Mahia Peninsula in the North Island, New Zealand, as part of a new nanotechnology space race. Hoping to eventually take away some of the hundreds (if n...More..

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sold at auction
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sold at auction

The collection of Hawking's medals and awards fetched an identical price, while an original copy of Hawking's thesis from late 1965 fetched a whopping 584,750 pounds, or around $762,820. When Cambridge Univer...More..

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole Pairs in Colliding Galaxies | Astronomy
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole Pairs in Colliding Galaxies | Astronomy

Black holes live at the center of galaxies, and as massive galaxies hurtle through space, sometimes they collide with each other and merge over hundreds of thousands of years. Researcher Laura Blecha said that ...More..

Minister's Resignation Was
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Minister's Resignation Was "Necessary Act of Vandalism": Rachel Johnson

Corbyn said any Brexit deal brought to the Commons by the government would need to be measured against Labour's six tests for a withdrawal agreement. The United Kingdom voted by a slight majority to leave the...More..

Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

In the auction "On the shoulders of the giants: Newton, Darwin, Einstein, Hawking" were objects of the great scientists of all times with a total sum of two million 367 thousand dollars. The Simpsons script, m...More..

Scientists have forced the fungi to produce electricity
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Scientists have forced the fungi to produce electricity

The graphene nanoribbons acted like nano-probes that access the bio-electrons from the cyanobacterial cells. They then created a bio-ink with the cyanobacteria that sat atop the mushroom cap in a spiral p...More..

China Unveils the Tiangong Space Station as Replacement of the ISS
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

China Unveils the Tiangong Space Station as Replacement of the ISS

Engineers who previously sent high-definition (HD) cameras, 3D cameras, and a camera capable of recording 4K footage to the International Space Station , delivered the new 8K camera to the station in April abo...More..

I'm Temporarily Blocking The Keystone Pipeline's Construction
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

I'm Temporarily Blocking The Keystone Pipeline's Construction

Morris was appointed by President Barack Obama . Doug Hayes, a lawyer for the Sierra Club environmental group, said the ruling made clear it was it was time to give up on the "Keystone XL pipe dream". Tran...More..

Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing

The report finds that the concentration of ozone-depleting substances in the atmosphere continues to decrease, leading to an improvement in the ozone layer since the previous assessment carried out in 2014. "We...More..

Hubble Space Telescope snaps smiley-shaped cluster of galaxies
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope snaps smiley-shaped cluster of galaxies

The sweeping arc of light that makes up the mouth appears to be pulled out of shape due to the strong gravitational forces distorting its light. It is known that the resolution of a telescope large enough to ...More..

Scientists say mystery space object could be alien spacecraft
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Scientists say mystery space object could be alien spacecraft

It is ten-times as long as it is wide and travels at speeds of 196,000 miles per hour. The researchers noted in a pre-print of the article that it was an "exotic scenario", but that "Oumuamua may be a fully o...More..

Tesla could be in India by 2020
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Tesla could be in India by 2020

With global companies like Facebook, Google, Samsung, Honda already paving their way into settling their business and local production plants in the country, Tesla continues to be a high-end product with consis...More..

DUP: ‘Looks like we’re heading for no-deal Brexit’
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

DUP: ‘Looks like we’re heading for no-deal Brexit’

The meeting came as hopes of a special Brexit summit to finalise the withdrawal agreement in November appeared to be receding. May will try to garner support from her cabinet on Tuesday (6 November) when it c...More..

NASA’s Dawn mission to asteroid belt ends
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

NASA’s Dawn mission to asteroid belt ends

The 11-year-old spacecraft has no more energy to point its antennae to Earth to communicate or turn its solar panels toward the sun to recharge. "The demands we made on Dawn were tremendous, but she always fa...More..

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

Both missions can be described as having put scientists a step closer in the search for extraterrestrial life, and data sets from both will continue to provide scientists with discoveries for many years. NASA...More..

Delhi's air quality on brink of turning severe: Authorities
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Delhi's air quality on brink of turning severe: Authorities

Mechanised sweeping of roads.2. After the meeting, Dr Harsh Vardhan was quoted as telling the media, "Punjab and Haryana have been informed to take more action on stubble burning ". On Thursday, the air qual...More..

Spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun

EDT", said the official update from NASA. The device broke the record, Helios 2 , which is close to the Sun on 42,73 million kilometers in 1976, reports the Country with reference to NASA. The Parker Solar ...More..

The exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope is now dead
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

The exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope is now dead

Scientists credit it for changing the way they think about other worlds that may be visited someday. Kepler has been able to discover 2,681 planets outside our solar system and exoplanet candidates. In it...More..

World's Last Wilderness May Vanish
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

World's Last Wilderness May Vanish

Their mapping methods for terrestrial wilderness included data such as population density, night-time lights and major roadways and indicators such as fishing, fertilizer run-off and industrial shipping to dete...More..

NASA bids goodbye to planet-hunting Kepler space telescope
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

NASA bids goodbye to planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

Bill Borucki, who first dreamed up the Kepler mission and was its principal investigator until his retirement from NASA in 2015, knows many of those thousands of planets as individuals. "Science operations ...More..

NASA Spacecraft Sets Record For The Closest Approach To Sun
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

NASA Spacecraft Sets Record For The Closest Approach To Sun

During its 7-year mission, the probe will complete 24 orbits of the Sun, coming within 3.8 million miles of its surface, and dip into the corona, the plasmic aura that is even hotter than the surface. In a reco...More..

Russian Federation blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Russian Federation blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

Sergei Krikalyov, a senior Roscosmos official, was quoted by state news agency Tass as saying the next manned launch had been planned for mid-December, but that Russian Federation was trying to bring the date f...More..

Hundreds of organizations pledge to eliminate plastic waste
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Hundreds of organizations pledge to eliminate plastic waste

That is why on Monday we launched the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment , in collaboration with the United Nations Environment program . Over 250 organisations including numerous world's largest packag...More..

Humans have wiped out 60 per cent of animals since 1970
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Humans have wiped out 60 per cent of animals since 1970

A new WWF report has concluded that populations of vertebrate species - mammals , birds , amphibians, reptiles and fish - have declined by an average of 60 per cent since 1970. The images of the graphs ...More..

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land

Oscar is the 15th named storm this season, the 7th storm to be subtropical. Hurricane Oscar has strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane as it swirls in the Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Oscar is mo...More..

Shale gas fracking suspended in United Kingdom following an quake
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Shale gas fracking suspended in United Kingdom following an quake

If the monitoring devices do not register any further tremors, the Lancashire fracking project will resume on Sunday. But the exploration company said "micro seismic" events like this do not cause any dam...More..

NOAA: Sub-Tropical Storm Oscar Projected Path, Spaghetti Models
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

NOAA: Sub-Tropical Storm Oscar Projected Path, Spaghetti Models

Additional strengthening is forecast during the next several days, and Oscar is expected to make a transition to a tropical storm on Sunday. Oscar is still moving toward the west at 16 miles per hour. Officials...More..

NASA spots not one but two rectangular icebergs in Antarctica
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

NASA spots not one but two rectangular icebergs in Antarctica

Operation IceBridge is the longest-running aerial survey of polar ice, according to NASA. Previously, NASA has launched a project to search for extraterrestrial civilizations. A68, which is about the size of ...More..

Powerful hurricane caused an entire island in Hawaii to disappear
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Powerful hurricane caused an entire island in Hawaii to disappear

East Island was just over four hectares but was important ecologically. Another of the French Frigate Shoal islets, Whale-Skate Island, eroded until it was completely submerged in the Nineties and has not r...More..