Sci-tech

Diver finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench

Vescovo can also lay claim to being the first human to ever dive to the Java Trench, the deepest point in the Indian Ocean. Humanity's impact on the planet ...


Moon's Shrinking May Be Causing Moonquakes

The study is published on May 14 in the journal Nature Geoscience . Between 1969 and 1977, four of these instruments, except the one planted by Apollo 11 , re...


Bill Nye on global warming: 'The planet is on f--king fire'

Notably, 43 Democrats voted "present" for it. New York Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pushing for a so-called Green New Deal to com...


Deepest ever dive finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench

Previous studies have identified microplastics in the water we drink and the fish we eat , as well as researchers finding it in Antarctica's pristine waters ....


Scientists: Here's the $2.5T 'Holy Grail'

A new material which allows plastics to be broken down and recycled over and over again has been dubbed a "holy grail" breakthrough. But a new material develope...


Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable

The lander has been "years in development ", according to the company's new project webpage, and can reportedly land "multiple metric tons" of payload onto the...


Three-foot-tall cousin of T-rex fills some big evolutionary boots

Suskityrannus stood at only about 3 feet tall and 9 feet long, weighing in at about 45 to 90 pounds. T. rex weighed around 9 tons and measured about 40 feet ...


The first privately funded mission to the moon begins its loooong journey

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who followed the liftoff at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI ) control room in Israel's central town of Yahud, d...


SpaceX makes a 5,500-pound delivery to ISS

The Dragon capsule has been talked about in the community of spaceflight fans for quite a while now which means that it is repurposed in this case might raise ...


Pompeo, Russia's Lavrov to hold talks in Sochi on May 14: RIA

Addressing the Council, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump's administration "shares your deep commitment to environmental stewa...


NASA scientists release 'history book' Hubble Telescope galaxy images

The image is a mosaic that combines 7500 images from 16 years worth of the Hubble Space Telescope's deep surveys and looks back over 13.3 billion years of our...


NFU: Outsourcing emissions will not solve global climate change challenge

However, curbing British food production and exporting to countries which may not have the same environmental conscience, or ambition to reduce their climate im...


Eta Aquarids Meteor To Light Up Perth This Weekend

Eta Aquarid meteors appear to come from location of constellation Aquarius, in one of its brightest stars, the Eta Aquarii. Which Part Of The Earth Will Have...


Faulty aluminum led to $700 mn satellite failure

The investigation brought about the involvement of NASA's Office of the Inspector General and the U.S. Department of Justice in the case. From an investigat...


India plans Chandrayaan-2 mission in July

The Indian space organisation has confirmed that all the modules required for the lunar landing will be in place in the next two months. ISRO's Chandrayaan...


Davenport Chef Cooking for Volunteers After His Restaurant Floods

The floodwaters had overtaken vehicles and the first floors of some buildings on the river's edge, and rescue crews could be seen launching boats into the flo...


SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

Instead, observers reported seeing plumes of smoke above Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This is the first either of the two aerospace giants have revea...


UK Labour Party to force climate emergency vote, following 11-day protest

A Government spokesman said: "We can confirm a private meeting will be held between the Environment Secretary, (Committee on Climate Change chairman) Lord Deben...


Extinction Rebellion Protests: What happened?

At least seven people glued themselves to the front entrance to the London Stock Exchange this morning and five others halted a DLR train at Canary Wharf bran...


American Lung Association Gives Pittsburgh Failing Grade For Poor Air Quality

Both types of air pollution can be deadly, the ALA said, possibly increasing the risk of premature death and causing other serious health effects such as lung c...


NASA lander detects first likely 'Marsquake' on the red planet

In a new blog post, NASA reveals what appears to be a recording of audio from the first Marsquake observed by the lander. "But this first event officially kicks...


Protesters hold ‘die in’ as Rebellion arrests hit 1,000

A total of 1,065 people have been arrested and 53 have been charged for various offences including breach of Section 14 Notice of the Public Order Act 1986, obs...


A park ranger’s selfie with two orphaned gorillas goes viral

The park's deputy director told BBC Newsday that they "had learned to imitate their carers, who have looked after them since they were found" thinking the ran...


Meghan Markle snubbed in Queen's birthday tribute

As the world's attention remains focused on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's forthcoming first child , CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King is gearing up...


Yes, there’s a full moon tonight, but it won’t be pink

A dazzling Full Flower Moon will shine bright across Vancouver's skies this May. The April full pink moon is upon us, and the name seems to suggest it wil...


Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight: How to see shooting stars

The Lyrid showers also tend to produce outbursts of up to 100 meteors per hour, but those outbursts are hard to predict. According to astronomers, observers w...


Tonight and Tuesday Morning is the Peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower

The annual Lyrid meteor shower will peak on Tuesday morning, but keep your eyes on the sky over the weekend as well. This is the oldest recorded meteor showe...


SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

Based on photos taken by a Florida Today photographer at a nearby Florida beach, it appears that the Crew Dragon space vehicle exploded on the stand. "We will...


Musk Makes Bold Promise On Robotaxis

Then, Tesla would need to get regulatory approval for the fully autonomous cars to drive on roads, something Mr Musk predicted would happen in a few U.S. Tesla ...


Tesla's Elon Musk expects 'robotaxis' to start in U.S. next year

Musk also unveiled on Monday a microchip for self-driving vehicles that the electric auto company hopes will give Tesla an edge over rivals and persuade investo...


When to look up for the Lyrid meteor shower

The yearly Lyrid Meteor Shower is upon us. Vega is one of the brightest stars in the night sky but NASA advises against concentrating too much on where the sh...


NASA astronaut to set record for longest spaceflight by a woman

The two other astronauts will return to Earth on October 3 but Koch's stay would be extended until February 2020, which would beat the record held by another fe...


SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk in 2002, said it had opened an investigation and was committed to ensuring its systems met "rigorous safety standards". "Our teams ...


Carnes: Copious supply of black holes

As the material spirals closer and closer to the black hole, it forms what is called an accretion disk.until at some point the material collapses inside the bla...


Pink Moon: When And Where To Watch April Full Moon

The hoaxers originally set their green moon - full or otherwise - for April 20, which might also be referred to as 4-20, to include a street reference for marij...