Stories about Sci-tech

Feb 08 2019

Critics mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'brainless' Green New Deal

The resolution is not expected to pass Congress. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi herself has suggested the Green New Deal is more of a suggestion rather than a concrete ...

Feb 02 2019

If the earth is warming, why is it so cold outside?

Trump , the weather was too cold to be considered global warming. This bit of weather news, however, seemed to go over President Trump's head. In December 2017, Wea...

Feb 01 2019

Polar vortex hits North America

Dr Masters said "past record-cold waves have not dissipated this quickly" and that the region seems headed for "spring-like temperatures". But by this weekend, Chica...

Jan 21 2019

Where to watch lunar eclipse live online in India

On Sunday, January 20, nearly exactly one year after the sighting of a Super Blue Moon lunar eclipse , Canadians will be treated to a full wolf moon creating a total lu...

Jan 19 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon

East Coast, where the totally eclipsed moon will climb to extraordinary heights. The low Sunday night is expected to be 22 degrees . January 21st, February 19th and Ma...

Jan 16 2019

Seeds Start Sprouting on the Moon

Before this study, plants had been successfully grown on the International Space Station by astronauts like lettuce, sunflowers and zinnia flowers . The State Council ...

Jan 09 2019

Theresa May loses her first Brexit vote of 2019

The move by Corbyn - himself criticised for his failure to push for a second referendum - came after the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Pa...

Jan 05 2019

Boulder-born New Horizons reveals new landscape in outer solar system

Signals confirming the spacecraft is healthy and had filled its digital recorders with science data on Ultima Thule reached the mission operations centre at the Johns ...

Jan 03 2019

Ultima Thule's 'snowman' shape revealed

Shortly after the encounter, New Horizons beamed back a handful of initial images showing a bowling pin-shaped object. Yesterday, Principal Investigator Alan Stern ...

Dec 28 2018

Winter storm heading east, could snarl travel

Forecasts are calling for ice and from 2 to 12 inches of snow Thursday . Severe storms will move through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama by 7 p.m. In a special w...

Dec 14 2018

When is the Geminid meteor shower tonight and how to see it?

As the particles burn up they appear as shooting stars, creating bright streaks in the sky. The Geminid meteor shower, considered to be one of the brightest displays ...

Dec 10 2018

Two-meter robotic arm. NASA showed the probe InSight

While the air pressure sensor recorded the air vibrations directly, the seismometer captured the vibrations caused by the wind moving over the spacecraft's solar panels...

Dec 08 2018

Rocket heads to International Space Station with Christmas dinner for crew members

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk issued several tweets about the anomaly, including video of the stage slowly settling on the water and then tipping over. It is expec...

Dec 07 2018

Attenborough to take "People's Seat" at climate change conference

He said coal was Poland's "strategic fossil fuel" guaranteeing its energy security and sovereignty and "it would be hard not to use it". "Even as we witness devastating...

Dec 02 2018

‘Not Appropriate’: NASA Chides Elon Musk Over Public Pot Smoking

That's when NASA plans to give an update about a program that aims to land privately developed spacecraft on the moon. The National Aeronautics and Space Administrat...

Nov 24 2018

NASA chooses next Mars landing site set to ‘REVOLUTIONISE’ knowledge of planet

Once settled, the solar-powered craft will spend one Martian year - two Earth years - plumbing the depths of the planet's interior for clues to how Mars took form and, ...

Nov 17 2018

Second-closest 'super-Earth' found orbiting sun's stellar twin

Now continues the study of super-earths with spectometry HIRES. Proxima Centauri is the closest star to have a known exoplanet in orbit, Proxima Centauri b . In the ...

Nov 10 2018

US judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline, orders environmental review

Under President Trump, the State Department wrote "there have been numerous developments related to global action to address climate change , including announcements b...

Nov 08 2018

Brexit poll: how the United Kingdom would vote today

Britain is looking for an agreement based on an improved version of the EU's "equivalence" system of financial market access, whereby Brussels allows foreign firms to ope...

Nov 07 2018

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution level jumps

Due to deteriorating air quality in the national capital, authorities have declared emergency measures for 10 days starting today. The Air Quality Index for India h...