Sci-tech

California becomes first state to end cash bail

California Governor Jerry Brown delivers his final state of the state address in Sacramento, California, U.S., January 25, 2018. The law will allow for defe...


Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona

On Twitter, Fitzgerald posted a picture of himself and McCain in Washington, D.C., looking over the National Mall toward the Washington Monument. "I think R...


Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The weather set-up Monday through Wednesday is one we've seen several times this summer: A...


French President Calls for Increased Defense, Less Reliance on US

In an address to French ambassadors on August 27, Macron appeared to leave behind his efforts in the previous year to develop joint policies with U.S. Twenty-th...


Hawaii braces for Category 4 Hurricane Lane

Meteorologist Chevy Chevalier in Honolulu says winds slowed overnight from 160 miles per hour to 155 miles per hour (259 to 250 kph), prompting a downgrade of...


The Australian foreign Minister has resigned

On January 27, 2017, the day before Mr Turnbull had that hard phone call with US President Donald Trump, Ms Bishop used her own call with Vice President Mike Pe...


Asteroid-sampling spacecraft snaps first glimpse of target (IMAGE)

Dante Lauretta, principal investigator for OSIRIS-REx mission, posted the photo of Bennu snapped on August 17 which literally shows a grainy image with a white ...


NASA'S virtual reality app lets you click selfies with galaxies

NASA Selfies is available on iOS and Android . Snap a selfie, and the app will paste you into a " virtual spacesuit" in front of a stunning full-color im...


NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth s changing ice

This means that approximately one-third of the sea level has risen so far, and the rate is escalating. NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICE...


Parts of Hawaii under water after storm dumps one metre of rain

Landslides and pooling water forced the temporary closure of several highways, but the flooding was not as bad as it might have been because porous volcanic roc...


Hurricane Lane could get close to Hawaii next week

Lane is moving toward the west near 14 miles per hour, and this general motion is expected to continue today. It has slowed to just 8 miles per hour. Forecast...


Scientists confirm water ice on moon's surface for first time

For the first time ever, United States researchers have found a definitive evidence on the existence of iced water on the moon's surface, noting that the ice is...


The earth again faces a large-scale disaster

For the past few years, scientists have waffled between warning that the Earth's magnetic poles could flip at any time (with disastrous consequences) and ass...


Spokane woman returns from Hawaii as Hurricane Lane causes widespread damage

Ryan Leinbach, who lives in Kailua-Kona, said he "brought everything that might fly" indoors and stocked up on wine, cheese and coffee. Saucier said it looks ...


YouTuber 'McSkillet' and two others killed after wrong side motorway crash

The California Highway Patrol spokesperson said Heitmann was driving a 2014 McLaren when he entered northbound I-805 the wrong way via the Carol Canyon on-ramp,...


ISS Astronauts Just Played the First Tennis Game in Space

The match was attended by Andrew Feustel, Ricky Arnold, the Serine Augen-Chancellor and Alexander Gerst. Well, the first tennis match in space would indeed be...


Spacewatch: Aeolus to track the winds

Science minister Sam Gyimah said: 'The Aeolus mission is a great example of the potential real-world impacts that space can have on Earth. "The UK contribut...


Scientists thought 'Steve' was a new aurora. Turns out it isn't.

In 2016, members of the Alberta Aurora Chasers Facebook group noticed violet-tinged stripes of light across lovely shots of swirling auroras posted online a...


Newly discovered ancient turtle didn't have a shell, scientists say

The specimen discovered could help scientists determine when modern turtles developed those characteristics, but it has cast mystery on the origin of the grou...


NASA said that for the first time found water on the moon

In a discovery that could have major implications for the future of humanity, researchers have found frozen surface water on the Moon for the first time. Becaus...