Sci-tech

IEA: Growth in global oil demand to slow from 2025

The World Energy Outlook , which look at energy needs over the next 20 years, is increasingly important to governments because of its relevance to climate poli...


Chase Young to return next week

After winning the NCAA Tournament in both 2016 and 2018, Villanova lost in the Big Dance's second round last spring, finishing at 26-10 in 2018-19. Like the...


You will be able to see the Leonid meteor shower? Primetime, prognosis

It is expected to peak activity at 5 a.m. midnight on Sunday, November 17 to Monday November 18 The shower occurs when the Earth crosses the orbital path of the...


Mini Mercury skips across sun’s vast glare in rare transit

According to NASA , the transit only occurs around 13 times per century. It's a rare transit when the planet is visible while it moves against the Sun's s...


Stunning moment meteor lights up skies over Missouri caught on VIDEO

The sighting coincides with the height of the Northern Taurids meteor shower, which is known for its spectacular fireballs . The next event that could prov...


Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

However, people in the United Kingdom will have the chance of viewing this unique event as amateur astronomical societies and public observatories will run even...


Weather Authority: A winter cold blast to start the week

Precautions should be made for a hard freeze for anyone who lives along and north of I-10 Tuesday morning with lows in the lower to middle 20s and lows below ...


SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

The Nov. 11 launch was also the first time SpaceX flew the same booster for a fourth time. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The Falcon 9 first-stage...


Monday will present a rare opportunity to see a solar transit

The only time we see an inferior planet transit is when the Earth and the Sun lie roughly along the line between the nodes of its orbit - the two points where t...


Join astronomers to watch Mercury Transit

The transit or passage of a planet across the face of the Sun is a relatively rare occurrence to view. But when far tinier Mercury does it, it's referred to as ...


Why 12 bottles of wine have been sent to space

There are countless science experiments happening on the International Space Station , where astronauts on-board the ISS conducting the experiments in zero g...


NASA to Study Previously Unopened Apollo Sample

Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, has submitted its proposal for the Moon lander to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA )....


International Olympic Committee pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

Witold Bańka, the Polish Tourism and Sports Minister who will take over as the new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency on January 1, has called on sport's...


Israeli spacecraft crashes during moon landing

Last month, the X Prize Foundation announced that SpaceIL could win a special $1 million Moonshot Award if Beresheet successfully landed on the lunar surfac...


Illegal loggers kill Amazon indigenous warrior who guarded forest

The Guardians of the Forest group, of which Guajajara was a member, regularly patrols indigenous territories and reports illegal invasions of land barons and l...


Boeing tests space taxi; one of three parachutes does not open

The abort system will provide a fast getaway for the three astronauts if there's an emergency on the Florida pad or in flight. During today's test at the Army...


Keystone pipeline leaks oil in northeastern North Dakota

The company said Keystone was probably the source of a spill in Missouri in February that shut a segment of the line. An emergency response crew was dispa...


Happy Halloween from Hubble Telescope: Otherworldly ‘eyes’ glow in ghostly galaxy

The next to each other juxtaposition of the two focal lumps of stars from the two systems additionally is irregular. But this face won't be here forever - this ...


NCAA will allow athletes to profit from their own names

MI football coach Jim Harbaugh has advocated for changes to NCAA rules, including allowing players to leave for the NFL draft before the end of their junior...


Air Force's secretive 'space plane' comes down to earth after 2 years

Boeing's unmanned X-37B finally landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre after spending 780 days orbiting Earth as part of the Orbital Test Vehicle program, the US...


NASA spots burning ‘Halloween lantern on the sun’

The space agency shared a Facebook photo of the sun looking like a flaming jack-o'-lantern. The SDO satellite was officially launched by NASA in 2010 with t...


Water on potentially habitable super-earth

So we may be well on our way to answering the age-old question of whether we are alone in the universe after all. Given the high level of activity of its r...


Google claims quantum leap in computing

Today , Google has declared its one of the chief success as they have reached that condition in "Quantum Sycamore chip" in which they are superior to all ot...


HMC launches Breast Cancer Awareness campaign

The mom thanked the museum for helping her to make the startling discovery, adding: "I can not tell you enough about how my visit to the Camera Obscura changed ...


Trump Administration sues to end Calif.-Que. cap-and-trade system

A US lawsuit filed Wednesday takes aim at California over its 2013 cap and trade agreement with the province, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign p...


NASA spacewalkers both want to be the first woman on the moon

I need to congratulate you both; you're a very courageous, intelligent woman and represent the United States so well. Koch, an electrical engineer, was leadin...


South Pole ozone hole shrinks to smallest size since discovery

But don't think the atmospheric ozone is suddenly on a fast track to recovery . Ozone is a molecule that occurs naturally in small amounts that is comprised ...


Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin partners with Lockheed, others on moon lander

Blue Origin has been hard at work since 2016 in building the " Blue Moon " lander. Blue Origin would serve as the prime contractor for the lander project, wi...


Orionids meteor shower to peak Monday night into Tuesday morning, reports say

You are going to want to generally look southeast towards the Orion constellation, though the meteors can typically be seen over large areas of the sky. The Or...


Tropical Storm Warning Dropped; Nestor To Bring Rain Overnight

Tropical Storm Nestor formed Friday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico. As of the late afternoon Friday, the tropical storm warnings were dropped west of Navarre ...


Trump Congratulates Female US Spacewalking Tag Team for Making History

Meir and Koch will venture into space to replace a failed power controller, according to reports from NASA . When the failure occurred, NASA made a decis...


Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

The disturbance is expected to develop into a tropical or subtropical storm later today or tonight, with slow strengthening then expected through Friday night. ...


NHC: System in the Gulf of Mexico could become Tropical Storm Nestor

A system will likely develop into Tropical Storm Nestor in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. "On the forecast track, the system will...


Elon Musk wants to add 30,000 more internet satellites in orbit

A spokesperson for SpaceX confirmed to not be directly in the number of satellietjes that Starlink would eventually include. In any case, if SpaceX does manag...


NASA unveils two new spacesuits for 2024 Moon mission

The Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit, which is a bulky white prototype with blue and red arms, is designed for walking around the lunar surface. "This...