Sci-tech

Heavy duty telescope recorded an unusual signal from space

The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, a powerful radio telescope, has detected the first low-frequency fast radio burst , a class of rare extraga...


USA to resume manned space flights

NASA is due to live-stream the announcement from Johnson Space Center in Texas at 11 a.m. ET (8 a.m. PT) Friday, with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine pre...


One Person Has Died After A Tornado Touched Down In Alonsa, Manitoba

The weather agency has confirmed that a tornado touched down near the community, 165 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, at about 9 p.m. Friday. "There's a lot ...


Sask. Premier reacts to feds' carbon tax easing

Theriault, speaking by phone, said Ottawa had consulted broadly with industry and would continue those talks before issuing a full set of draft proposals later ...


US Air Force Silent On Reports Of Meteor Crash Near Base

Meanwhile, the Thule Air Base houses the "821st Air Base Group and is responsible for air base support within the Thule Defense Area", it says. The object was...


NASA announces crew who will fly first commercial rockets into space

The Government Accountability Office said last month that launch plans could be delayed due to incomplete safety measures and accountability issues in NASA's ...


Canada updates its carbon emissions tax policy

After private meetings with stakeholders last week, Ottawa proposed lowering how much big polluters and vulnerable firms or those facing stiff foreign competiti...


Man suspected of taunting bison in Yellowstone arrested

On Aug. 2 about 10:45 p.m., Glacier National Park rangers arrested 55-year-old Raymond Reinke, of Pendleton, at the Many Glacier Hotel. The National Park Ser...


Ontario government seems to lack plan for climate change

The government says other sectors may see adjustments to their greenhouse gas output measures, depending on further review of the impact of carbon pricing on th...


We already used up Earth’s resources for the year. It’s August

According to their calculations, humans have already used up all of the Earth's renewable resources for the year. EOD is a symbolic date introduced by the ...


Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

The eight active Nasa astronauts and one former astronaut-turned-corporate crew member will launch on Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Dragoncapsules to ...


'Impossible' to make Mars like Earth with current technology - NASA study

But, there will be another Mars close encounter in October 2020 when the distance between Mars and Earth will be 38.6 million miles. The Foley Public Library ...


NASA says Boeing, SpaceX could launch astronauts next year

Earlier this year, NASA said the two companies would conduct unmanned tests flight in August. Boeing and Space-X, NASA's Commercial Crew program partner...


Trump to Freeze Obama's Auto Mileage Rules, Rescind California's Emissions Authority

The rulemaking will set the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) and light-duty vehicle greenhouse emissions standards for light trucks and will set the gr...


Trump Administration Claims Improved Gas Mileage Will Result In More Deaths!

And it says that compared to the 2012 rules , the new proposal would raise United States fuel consumption by half a million barrels per day (that's between t...


What Today's Earth Overshoot Day Means for Humanity and our Planet

According to the Center for Biological Diversity, Earth Overshoot Day is "the day humanity exhausts the resources the planet can replenish in a year". For exa...


What time is the blood moon? Will thunderstorms stop you seeing it?

You can see the live stream below: If you aren't aware, a lunar eclipse takes place when Earth comes in between the Sun and the Moon. No special filters ar...


Coles sets an end date for its free plastic bag handout

The backflip has prompted renewed calls for a NSW-wide ban on single-use plastic bags. "We will continue to listen to our customers and our teams members on a...


NASA's Planet-Hunter TESS Starts Hunting | Astronomy

Transits can be caused by a planet passing between the star and Earth , which accounts for the temporary flicker in their shine. An animation of TESS explo...


Red Planet Mars Comes Closer to Earth Like Never Before Today

An illustration showing Mars and the Moon in "opposition" to Earth. In the video, you can see telescopic imagery of the Red Planet , conversations between scie...