Sci-tech

Japan spacecraft's rovers land on asteroid

After the rovers were on their way, the spacecraft raised itself back up to its typical altitude of about 12.5 miles above the asteroid's surface (20 kilometers...


Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe deploys rovers towards asteroid

Right about now, there should be two tiny rovers hopping around the surface of the large asteroid Ryugu . The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has sent two small robo...


News Severe thunderstorm warning in Halton

While it will feel like 40, a special weather statement is in effect for Mississauga and Brampton today, September 21, warning of winds that could hit 80 kilo...


President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

We love you. We miss you. In Wilmington, the mayor said two routes into the city were now open, but people who have evacuated are asked to stay away for now, ...


Major flooding ravages Carolinas as storm nears Vermont

At least four people were killed. Rivers across North Carolina, South Carolina and southern Virginia have been pushed past their limits and hit major flood st...


Spiders covered the 300-meter "network" coast of Greece

Wildlife experts say it's not uncommon for spiders to build massive nests for mating, especially when it's hot and humid towards the end of summer. This year, a...


This town is draped in thousands of spider webs

The BBC reported that the spiderwebs are about 1,000 feet in length. "But I have never seen any spider webs this big in my life". The giant webs are spun b...


Tropical Storm Kirk forms in Atlantic Ocean

At that time, the system will be moving westward and then northwestward over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, according to the center. "Some strengthening is ex...


First 'Light Image' Captured by NASA's TESS Planet-Hunter

TESS is more modern, but Kepler will still be used as long as it is operational in order to further aid the discovery of exoplanets . It will be TESS' job to...


Scientists Find Ecstasy Makes Octopuses 'Gentle and Cuddly'

We tend to enjoy our solitude and inhibitions, occasionally shedding them in pursuit of the opposite gender. Serotonin is responsible for mood regulation. But, ...


Technology that can turn soft toys into robots

It's called OmniSkins, and it's the brainchild of assistant professor Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio and her colleagues at Yale University. The team published their w...


Cheers At SpaceX: Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot

His plans for organising a workshop on the moon are visibly definite as he has single-handedly bought all the seats available on the BFR rocket so that other ...


Spider Webs Cover Entire Greek Lagoon

An increase in the number of mosquitoes in the area is thought to have given rise to high numbers of the arachnids, also known as stretch spiders due to their...


Air Force: Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years

What's next for the U-S Air Force? The numbers, which were produced by Air Force cost estimators, "strike me as conservative", Wilson told reporters on Tuesda...


Astronomers found the planet Vulcan from Star trek

Comparisons to Vulcan are all in good fun - we assume no one actually expects to find a race of hyper-logical being with psychic powers living there - but fans ...


This Town In Greece Is Draped In Thousands Of Spider Webs

The spiders in Aitoliko seem spurred into overdrive by an explosion in populations of insects they eat, thousands of little spiders in the western town have...


After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

South Carolina's Department of Transportation ( SCDOT ) ordered Interstate 95 in Florence County closed at around 6:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday evening - hours ...


Greek town covered in spider webs

While the giant spider-web in Aitoliko, Greece, might look freakish, the phenomenon is not at all harmful for humans, animals in the region, or the local flora....


SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon

Maezawa has chartered a flight aboard the company's Big Falcon Rocket for a slingshot trip around the Moon , which is expected to take place in 2023. It wi...


ESA and Nissan team to build off-road observatory for astronomers

Developed in the United Kingdom in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), the concept vehicle functions as a mobile astronomy lab, featuring a wo...