Sci-tech

J.K. Rowling Launches ‘Harry Potter at Home’ Digital Hub

Rowling has launched an online Potter hub to keep children educated and entertained during the coronavirus pandemic. In partnership with the hub, Audible al...


Second coronavirus death recorded in Tasmania as Ruby Princess link confirmed

We're ready now which permits us to management the unfold as a lot as doable". A security personnel stands on the mostly deserted steps of the Sydney Opera Ho...


COVID-19 infections growing exponentially, deaths nearing 50,000

Now, a study has come out suggesting that the virus can be spread through the air. The coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when a...


James Webb Space Telescope tests its giant mirror ahead of 2021 launch

It captures different cosmic entities and events that the space agency uses for their research and discoveries of stars, planets, or even galaxies. The mass of ...


Economic Injury Disaster Loan program accepting applications

Kiwibank, ANZ and Westpac have already said they would honour the spirit of the guarantee scheme and would assess each business's state of solvency based on its...


PM Trudeau says $2B going towards for protective equipment

Trudau spoke specifically about a medical company in Thornhill, Ont. that is making 500 ventilators and hopes to have them ready within weeks. Trudeau also wa...


Turn the lights off tonight, for climate change #EarthHour2020

Also, the outdoor light on fæstningsværket the Kremlin in Moscow has been turned off for the occasion. This year, due to the spread of COVID-19 and the crisis...


As new virus spreads, Israel issues travel warning for Wuhan, China

Beijing's Lama Temple, where people make offerings for the new year, has also closed, as have some other temples. In the heart of the outbreak where 11 milli...


Lawless: EPA Suspends Environmental Regulation Enforcement in US Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Environmental Protection Agency , or EPA, said it would stop its enforcement on a range of legally mandated public health and environmental protections bec...


SpaceX wins contract to supply planned NASA lunar space station

In an announcement on Friday, NASA revealed the first private American space company to receive a Gateway Logistics Services contract under the Artemis progr...


Corona: to Be paid celebs to say you have it?

Whilst the selection of very well identified men and women dealing with the virus may be modest at the moment, the pandemic has presently infected a number of h...


Space Force launches its 1st mission with virus precautions

For this expedition, the Atlas V rocket will send the sixth and final satellite in a constellation of military communication probes located in geostationa...


Waste recycling centres close in North Yorkshire

They also advised putting bins out before 5am, as waste collection teams will now work on separate shifts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, with one collection...


SpaceX plans its first astronaut launch, United States News & Top Stories

Both the Stennis Space Center in southern MS and the Michoud Assembly Facility about 40 miles away in New Orleans will halt operations, NASA Administrator...


"Wonderchicken" fossil helps decode origin of birds

The curator of the natural history Museum in Maastricht found in the Museum collection are four small stone block, from which protruded the broken bones of some...


Lockheed Martin will help take NASA astronauts back to the Moon

Those spacecraft will be ordered under cost-plus contracts. NASA can order as many as six additional Orion spacecraft through the contract period ending o...


SpaceX Postpones Starlink Launch

The upcoming launch will be live-streamed by the company through its website. More than 60 satellites reached orbit, despite an engine cutout during the fligh...


U.S. crude hits 17yr low as lockdowns spread

For domestic oil explorers, the crash in crude prices would adversely impact revenue and profitability. The central bank has shrugged off fears that plunging ...


Super 'snow moon' lights up weekend night sky

Every full moon has at least one catchy nickname, dating back to the days when Native American tribes and Colonial Americans would name each moon based on weath...


Greenland, Antarctica ice loss accelerating

It is expected that the Arctic heatwave experienced past year will be worse that than of 2011 which saw 552 billion tonnes of ice lost from the polar ice sheets...


Photos capture Snow Moon rising over B.C.

If you reside in a cold part of the world, with shorter days, this Snow Moon is a good opportunity to do something to connect with and express positive energy...


Poachers kill world's only female white giraffe in Kenya

Officials said the calf, whose body was found alongside the adult giraffe, appeared to have starved to death after its mother died, according to Newsweek . T...


Don't panic, says recovered American Covid-19 patient

While the rest of the world is trying to make sense of the terrifying pandemic that is COVID-19, a 37-year-old woman from Seattle who survived the illness is ...


DNA study finds proof of ‘ghost ancestors’

A research conducted by two biologists from the University of California, Los Angeles, has revealed that a " ghost population " of ancient humans inhabited ...


‘London patient’ is second person cured of HIV, researchers say

Adam Castillejo , the so-called "London patient", was declared free of HIV past year, 18 months after stopping antiretroviral therapy following a stem cell - ...


Second man 'cured' of HIV

Traces of the HIV virus were found in a number of tissues, suggesting that none had been cured. According to a report published on the Lancet HIV journal,...


Head of tiny dinosaur found trapped in amber

The skull also shows a unique pattern of fusion between different bone elements, as well as the presence of teeth. Researchers describe a tiny, bird-like skul...


Super Worm Moon dazzles in Cape Town

The Old Farmer's Almanac explains why it is called the Super Worm Moon . Alex Rudiger, took a series of photos of the moon, which are featured in our galle...


Officials set to receive thousands from ship hit by virus

Those needing acute medical care were set to come off first. What will happen to USA passengers after the ship docks? Passengers will be screened for sympto...


Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa to Fly By Earth on April 29

On April 29, an asteroid estimated to be between 1.1 and 2.5 miles wide will fly by Earth. That is a lot of space junk, and if it collided with our planet it wo...


EPA list of products to fight coronavirus

Environmental Protection Agency has released a list. The March 3, 2020 list is of products that have gone through this process and which are approved to make ...


SpaceX plans to send tourists to International Space Station

Axiom announced that it had tied up with Elon Musk's company to transport tourists on SpaceX Crew Dragon modules, which are now being tested to take NASA ...


Large asteroid’s near-Earth flyby expected to occur in April

The last asteroid known as 2015 BK509 was estimated to reach Earth's vicinity by Friday and according to the CNEOS database , this was the most risky asteroi...


SCSO: Remains found believed to be those of missing toddler

The sheriff's office says the property belongs to a family member of Evelyn's mother, Megan Boswell. An autopsy is pending and the investigation remains ongoing...


Greta Thunberg tells European Union to set emissions reduction goals for 2020

That is only two months before a deadline at the United Nations climate summit in November, when all parties to the Paris Agreement on fighting climate change m...