Sci-tech

Blood moon is coming

This was visible mostly in the USA and Canada, and only involved a full moon, which was the first of 2018. North America will not be able to see it. This event ...


Saturn to reach opposition next to the Full Strawberry Moon Wednesday night

This Full Strawberry Moon would be reportedly overnight on Wednesday 27 June and Thursday 28 June. The June full moon may be named for strawberry season, but ...


ISS releases RemoveDebris satellite to test debris capture technology in space

The RemoveDebris satellite, the largest ever deployed from the International Space Station , is moved into an airlock by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold. The sat...


Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

Crews are working to contain and clean up crude that spilled when an oil train derailed in northwestern Iowa. Williams said "ongoing monitoring is occurring f...


Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

Crews are working to contain and clean up crude that spilled when an oil train derailed in northwestern Iowa. Williams said "ongoing monitoring is occurring f...


The scientists published mysterious the dunes on Mars

Mars earned its " Red Planet " nickname for good reason, so why does this particular Mars image have the blues? According to Scott D. Guzewich, an atmospheric...


Clean Air Zone plan for York city centre

There is already evidence of low-quality air increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, and other cancers, while there are also strong links to...


Mars Dust Storm Now ‘Planet-Encircling,’ Dimming Hopes For NASA Rover

The storm has officially become a "planet-encircling" or "global" dust event. NASA hopes that Curiosity can help shed some light on the processes on Mars that...


European Union agrees more ambitious energy efficiency target

Moreover, new rules require all European Union member states to draft updated energy and climate plans by the end of 2018. "Our renewable energy roadmap analy...


Volvo sets goal of 25 percent recycled plastics in cars from 2025

Its carpet is made of fibres developed from PET plastic bottles, working with a recycled cotton mix from clothing manufacturer offcuts. While big brand owners...


Scientists Identify Source Of Mysterious Mars Rock Formation

The Medusae Fossae Formation on Mars near its equator was formed as a result of explosive volcanic eruptions . The study authors believe that the freakish ...


Red planet Mars gets closer to Earth after 15 years

If Earth and Mars followed perfectly circular orbits, opposition would be as close as the two planets could get'. The most massive dust storm on Mars ever o...


Trump orders Pentagon to create USA 'space force'

The President said he is directing the Pentagon to put that plan into action, in an attempt to create a warfighting entity " separate but equal " to the Air ...


Over 300,000 USA coastal homes at risk of flooding by 2045

GREG ALLEN, BYLINE: There are many communities around the country already seeing increased flooding as a result of seasonal high tides and storm events. Man...


World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62 in Perth Zoo

In 2016, when Puan reached her 60th birthday, she earned her spot in the Guinness World Records as the oldest living Sumatran orangutan in the world . Puan's z...


Giant hogweed plant that causes 3rd-degree burns spotted in Virginia

The phototoxic chemicals, known as furanocoumarins, are highly reactive to UV light, causing severe burns and blistering. These plants had previously been fo...


Rainforest frogs preserved in Amber surface after 100 mln yrs

These 99-million-year-old amber fossils provide the earliest direct evidence of frogs living in wet, tropical forests. "It's nearly unheard of to get a fossil...


The speed of melting ice in Antarctica has grown to record levels

And the ice losses quickened to 219 billion tonnes a year since 2012, from 76 billion previously. However, in the last five years, it too has begun to lose ice,...


Iowa Astronaut Peggy Whitson Announces Retirement

In 2002, she become NASA's first Space Station science officer, and in 2008 become the first female commander of the Space Station. During her time with NASA,...


Nasa rover falls silent as enormous dust storm envelops Mars

Opportunity , along with Spirit, its twin, landed on the planet in 2004. NASA engineers received a transmission from Opportunity on Sunday but no response whe...