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Committee sets time for Wilson Raybould testimony on SNC Lavalin controversy

On Monday night Trudeau issued a cabinet order in response to Wilson-Raybould's request, granting her and "any persons who directly participated in discussions ...


NASA Review Board Clears SpaceX Demo-1 Mission for March 2 Launch

No one will be aboard, only an instrumented dummy in a white SpaceX spacesuit. It is no hidden fact that NASA has been looking for alternative methods to send...


Israel's moonshot completes first maneuver

The maneuver was originally scheduled for 5 p.m. EST (12 a.m. local time on Tuesday in Israel ) as Beresheet orbited the Earth out of communications range wi...


"Really alarming" science of climate change facing challenge from Trump

Reported group organizers include NSC senior director William Happer and New York University physics professor Steve Koonin, who wrote a Wall Street Journal...


Feinstein confrontational with Green New Deal kids

In the video, Feinstein also asks a girl how old she is as the girl says politicians should listen to the people they represent. A group of Bay Area kids sai...


NASA, SpaceX finish Crew Dragon review; March 2 launch date still targeted

Gerstenmaier added, however, that the review yielded plans to look further at the Crew Dragon's software, specifically at how it functions while the capsule app...


SpaceX rocket launch: Falcon 9 spacecraft take-off from Cape Canaveral

The landing sequence is set to take around 15 minutes and will monitored by a joint group of scientists and engineers from the Israel Space Agency (ISA), the ...


Inside The SpaceX Moon Launch That Just Made History

Once it lands on the moon , the spacecraft carrying the Israeli flag will begin taking photographs of the landing site and a selfie to prove that it has inde...


Newly discovered cousin of T. rex a 'harbinger of doom'

The dinosaur , thought to have lived nearly 100 million years ago during the Cretaeous period, has been named Moros intrepidus , which means "harbinger of doo...


Confronted on Camera: Kids Press Sen. Dianne Feinstein Over Green New Deal

The Sunrise Movement , an environmental activism group focused on young people, spent this week lobbying Senate and House offices to support the Green New Deal...


NY billboard attacks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over Amazon deal

The billboard was funded by the non-partisan group Job Creators Network in reaction to congresswoman driving away Amazon's new headquarters . After Fox...


Israeli startup partners with Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch lunar lander

If all goes according to plan, Beresheet , about the size of a dishwasher, will arrive on the near-side of the moon in mid-April following a two-month journey ...


Witness 'snow moon' and 'supermoon' this February, the year's biggest full moon

Last night, the moon passed at its closest point to Earth. At its farthest point from the Earth, the Moon is in apogee syzygy , and stargazers might notice a s...


SpaceX Set To Launch First Rocket of 2019 From Cape Canaveral

The unmanned robotic lander dubbed Beresheet - Hebrew for the biblical phrase "in the beginning" - was due for liftoff at 8:45 p.m. EST (0145 GMT Friday) atop...


Israel set to join elite lunar club with first mission to moon

Israel will launch its spacecraft dubbed "Beresheet", or "beginning" in Hebrew, in the nation's first mission to land on the Moon's surface. "We thought it's ...


Japan probe Hayabusa2 touches down on Ryugu asteroid

The descent required precise control of the probe, JAXA said. If that succeeds, the craft would then collect samples to eventually be sent back to Earth. This o...


Tonight there's a super snow moon

Either way, the full snow moon will appear high in the sky, nice and full. Delhi: Talking about the city of Delhi, national capital will have clouds, which ...


Scientists answer age-old question: why do zebras have stripes?

Dr Martin How, Royal Society University Research Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, added: "This reduced ability to land on the zebra's coat may be du...


Long Lost Monster Species With 'Immense Jaws' Rediscovered in Wild

The Global Wildlife Conservation is a nonproft that's been searching for "lost" species , or species that might not actually be extinct, but haven't been see...


Liberals defeat opposition call for public inquiry into SNC-Lavalin affair

In a subsequent story, the Globe has reported that Trudeau met with Wilson-Raybould after federal prosecutors determined that SNC-Lavalin would not be granted a...