Oldest 'footprints' found in China

The tracks are from the Ediacaran Period , making them the first prints left by animals from that period. The identity of the creature that made the 546-million-year-old tracks is still unknown, but they come from the period when the earliest anim... More..

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Pilot whale dies after ingesting 80 plastic bags
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Pilot whale dies after ingesting 80 plastic bags

Jatuporn Buruspat, head of the department, said they planned to raise public awareness of the problem on World Oceans Day on June 8 and call for reduced use of plastic. They discussed ways to reduce discarded...More..

B.C. company sucking carbon from air, making fuel
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

B.C. company sucking carbon from air, making fuel

The higher cost estimates are for plants that would deliver compressed carbon dioxide for permanent underground storage. Other experts welcomed the study as a step to clear up huge uncertainties about the c...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Scientists find 540-million-year-old animal footprints

While we don't know exactly when animals first left tracks on our planet, the oldest footprints ever found were left between 551 million and 541 million years ago during the Ediacaran period , a new study find...More..

Astronauts launching to International Space Station
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Astronauts launching to International Space Station

The new crew will launch in a Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft at 7:12 a.m. E.T. Space exploration has changed drastically in the decades following the first landing on the moon by United States astronauts. However, ma...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Yellowstone visitor gored by bison

The latest attack at Yellowstone comes days after two people were attacked by elks in separate incidents. The woman attacked on Sunday - Charlene Triplett, a 51-year-old employee of the hotel - was kicked...More..

Organic Matter Found On Mars, Nasa Announces
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Organic Matter Found On Mars, Nasa Announces

The rover has also detected methane in the Martian atmosphere. NASA has scheduled a live discussion for 2 p.m. ET focusing on "new science results" from the rover, although the nature of what has been fou...More..

Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

Speaking at the state environment ministers' conference here, he said that an emotional attachment with the environment is imperative for its preservation. New Delhi has tried repeatedly over the past deca...More..

These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station

With so much coverage given these days to unmanned rocket launches by the likes of SpaceX and Blue Origin , you'd be forgiven for forgetting that we do actually continue to stick folks inside those super-pow...More..

150-Million-Year Old Dinosaur Skeleton Sells For 2 Million Euros
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

150-Million-Year Old Dinosaur Skeleton Sells For 2 Million Euros

The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology , for one, reached out to auction house Auguttes in an attempt to stop the sale. However, museums don't have the cash to purchase such rare fossil . Mickeler noted tha...More..

150-Million-Year Old Dinosaur Skeleton Sells For 2 Million Euros
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

150-Million-Year Old Dinosaur Skeleton Sells For 2 Million Euros

The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology , for one, reached out to auction house Auguttes in an attempt to stop the sale. However, museums don't have the cash to purchase such rare fossil . Mickeler noted tha...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

World's Oldest Footprints Discovered on Ancient Seafloor

The Chinese and American team led by Dr Shuhai Xiao, from Virginia Tech in the USA, wrote in the journal Science Advances: "The irregular arrangement of tracks in the trackways may be taken as evidence that t...More..

Swimmer sets off in attempt to be first to cross Pacific
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Swimmer sets off in attempt to be first to cross Pacific

Lecomte is shaking off any personal threat. "I'm like a tiger in a cage going around and around", he added, after seven years of planning. For Lecomte, raising awareness of these issues is more important th...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

NASA’s Curiosity rover finds organic matter on Mars

The Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) arm of the rover found seasonal fluctuations of methane gas in the planet's atmosphere as well as organic material from shallow-soil sample analyses from Gale crater, which was...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

NASA to announce new Mars discovery Thursday

The event will be streamed on NASA's YouTube page, Facebook Live , Twitch TV , Ustream , and Twitter's Periscope platform. NASA didn't release many details on the discovery but all the secrecy surrou...More..

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa - 6/4/2018 12:23:23 PM
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa - 6/4/2018 12:23:23 PM

JUST hours after U.S. space agency NASA detected it, an asteroid smashed into Botswana, Africa on the weekend. But its extreme speed travelling at over 37 times the speed of sound meant that it was litera...More..

It’s time now to put faith on Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

It’s time now to put faith on Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Below is a list of Kinder Morgan, Inc . Camden Asset Management LP who had been investing in Kinder Morgan Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.15B market cap company. The ret...More..

As Moon goes far away, days on Earth increase
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

As Moon goes far away, days on Earth increase

For instance, the moon was now moving away from Earth at a rate of 3.82cm per year. This work revealed that, just 1.4 billion years ago, the moon was significantly closer to Earth, which made the planet spin ...More..

Asteroid hits Earth hours after Nasa 'Planetary Defence' shield saw it
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Asteroid hits Earth hours after Nasa 'Planetary Defence' shield saw it

The space rock was very faint, with observations suggesting it was just 6 feet (2 meters) across - small enough to burn up completely during its fiery plunge through the atmosphere, NASA officials said . One...More..

ISS Expedition 55 crew returns to Earth after 168 days in space
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

ISS Expedition 55 crew returns to Earth after 168 days in space

The ISS, one of the few examples of cooperation between Russian Federation and the United States, has been in orbit since 1998, orbiting at a speed of 28,000 km/hour. They were able to taste some space-grown le...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Whale starves to death with 80 plastic bags in its stomach

About 80 pieces of plastic weighing 17 pounds were found inside a whale in Thailand , NBC reported . Volunteers and veterinarians worked for several days to save the wale. "We don't want to be the country t...More..

SpaceX Launches Satellite for SES in Its 11th Mission This Year
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

SpaceX Launches Satellite for SES in Its 11th Mission This Year

EDT (0445 GMT). The four-hour launch window opens at 12:29 a.m. ET. Musk has expressed a desire to re-fly Falcon 9 second stages as well, but SpaceX has not tried to recover an upper stage during an orbital lau...More..

Trump throws ailing USA coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump throws ailing USA coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash

In what could be an important lifeline for Colstrip and its coal-fired power plants, President Donald Trump ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry Friday to "take immediate steps" to prevent the future closure...More..

Science with Jonathan Webb: Dunes on Pluto, the first lizards, face recognition
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Science with Jonathan Webb: Dunes on Pluto, the first lizards, face recognition

Pluto's atmosphere was believed to be too thin to create the features familiar in deserts on Earth. After a closer analysis, the researchers confirmed that the planet possesses methane ice dunes , which is ...More..

Trump to save struggling United States coal-fired power plants?
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump to save struggling United States coal-fired power plants?

As renewable energy and natural gas has become very cheap, some coal and nuclear plants can no longer compete economically and are retiring early unless heavy-handed intervention, such as what was just proposed...More..

Pluto shouldn't have enough wind to sweep but still has windswept dunes
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Pluto shouldn't have enough wind to sweep but still has windswept dunes

A study published today in the journal Science confirms that the icy dwarf planet has dunes of its own. BYU Professor Jani Radebaugh and a team of global scientists discovered a series of "sand dunes"...More..

Flash Flood Watch For Parts Of Maryland
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Flash Flood Watch For Parts Of Maryland

The National Weather Service issued the flood watch from Sunday evening until Monday for the northern two-thirds of the state. With all of the rain accumulating on the Grand Strand lately, parts of the area a...More..

Japanese Hunters Kill 120 Pregnant Whales, 114 Babies For 'Scientific Research'
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Japanese Hunters Kill 120 Pregnant Whales, 114 Babies For 'Scientific Research'

That tactic has backfired, however, with the revelation that almost two-thirds of the female whales that were harpooned were pregnant, while a further 53 of the 333 that were culled were immature specimens. H...More..

Pipeline assets will attract buyers if feds can complete expansion, experts say
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Pipeline assets will attract buyers if feds can complete expansion, experts say

But in the Federal government see the expansion of the pipeline, considerable economic benefit, which shall be $ 46 billion. over the next 20 years. "We have demonstrated that despite the actions of one provi...More..

Oldest known lizard discovered: Why is the tiny reptile so unique?
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Oldest known lizard discovered: Why is the tiny reptile so unique?

The discovery of this new fossil moves back the timeline for the emergence of lizards on Earth by 75 million years. These reptiles of today, as said by the study, are residents of a group known as the squamate...More..