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ON Premier-Designate Ford Announces End of Carbon Tax

Ford also said he's not happy that gasoline prices "mysteriously" rise for consumers as the weekend approaches. "It's not going to happen". Ford said eliminat...


Stephen Hawking's voice beamed to nearest black hole

Cumberbatch, who played Hawking in a 2004 BBC drama Hawking , gave a reading on wisdom as the ashes of the renowned physicist were interred in Scientists' Co...


EPA chief Scott Pruitt tapped aide, donors to help wife

After touring a farm operated by Adam Schindler and his family in Reliance, Pruitt addressed a group of about 50 farmers and other people with interests in agri...


Antarctic ice melting faster

This equates to a 0.6 mm annual rise in global sea levels (in total, sea levels are rising about 3 mm a year, according to NASA ). The study was conducted ...


Antarctica Is Melting Three Times Faster Than a Decade Ago

However, ice retreat today is about more than 20 times that rate - more than 3,200 feet (1 kilometer) per year. From 1992 through 1997, Antarctica lost 49...


USA, Canada and Mexico to host football World Cup 2026

In a vote of more than 200 member nations of soccer's governing body in Moscow, the so-called United Bid beat out Morocco , 134-65. Mexico played host to...


Epic Antarctic ice sheet melt speeding up sea level rise

If all of the glaciers on the southern continent were to melt then sea level would rise by 58 meters (190 feet). Looking closer, the rapid, recent changes are...


Martian rover threatened by massive dust storm

Even in the worst of storms, only a layer of fine dust is left behind. This 30-day time-lapse of the Martian atmosphere was capture by Opportunity during ...


US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

It's a once in a lifetime thing. But, none of the ten games allocated to Canada will be coming to Vancouver. Iveson said the ask of the provincial governm...


Particles from early solar system found in comet dust

The team's insights will be significant in the deeper understanding of how the universe was formed. An worldwide team, led by Hope Ishii , a researcher at th...


National Hurricane Center: Monitoring Gulf of Mexico for low chance development

They expect the area of disturbed weather to move westward to northwestward over Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula during the next couple of days. It ha...


Hurricane Bud is weakening, could hit Mexico as tropical storm

The NHC alert said: "At 9am MDT (2pm GMT) the eye of Hurricane Bud was located near latitude 16.7 North, longitude 106.8 West. Bud is moving toward the northwes...


India achieves a new height, discovers new planet

This has listed India among the countries which have discoveries of planets to their credit. The name of the host star is EPIC 211945201 or K2-236. Ahmedabad,...


NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at International Space Station

Alexander Gerst who is a member of the ESA, Serena Aunon who is the chancellor of NASA and Sergey Prokopyev who is a Russian cosmonaut are about to the re...


Juno Scientists Solve Mysteries of Jupiter's Lightning | Planetary Science, Space Exploration

NASA's Juno spacecraft will maintain its 53-day polar orbit around Jupiter during its continued mission. This artist's concept of lightning distribution in...


Footprints of 600 Million Years Old Animals Discovered in China

This places them perhaps even 10 million years before the " Cambrian Explosion " (roughly 541 million years ago), the moment in time which sparked the incredibl...


Interview - 'Only India can help itself combat pollution'

The World Environment Day is a day for people to make their contribution to saving the Earth. When you look further towards the year 2030, the plastic product...


Organic matter found on Mars

Finding methane in the atmosphere and ancient carbon preserved on the surface gives scientists confidence that NASA's Mars 2020 rover and ESA's (European...


Carbon bubble could trigger global financial crisis

Their simulations suggest that this fall in demand could leave vast reserves of fossil fuels as "stranded assets", abruptly turning from high-value assets to lo...


Astronauts en route to space station after successful launch

This crew will be comprised of Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, Serena Aunon-Chancellor of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency. The U.S. Bri...