Sci-tech

Underground lake found on Mars, raising possibility of life

For the first time, though, new research suggests the Red Planet might now possess a large stable body of liquid water , one that stretches roughly a dozen m...


Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time in India, significance

The moon will be obscured as the earth will be between the sun and the moon. It depends partly on "how cloudy or transparent those parts of the Earth's atmosp...


Risk for flooding Wednesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting rain and thunderstorms moving east across Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon through Thursday . A low temperat...


South to see special blood moon

From start to finish the eclipse will last three hours and 55 minutes and totality will last one hour and 43 minutes - the longest total lunar eclipse of the ...


Planetarium to make arrangements for viewing Blood Moon

If you miss the lunar show on Friday night‚ you will have to wait until May 16 2022 to see the next eclipse. The fact that the moon appears so small and takes l...


First firm evidence for liquid water on Mars

Roberto Orosei, a co-investigator on the radar instrument and lead author of the paper published today in the journal Science , said the scientists could n...


Water on Mars: Scientists discover 12 MILE liquid lake on Red Planet

Before we get too excited about drilling 1.5km into the poles of Mars to look for ice, however, we'll probably want independent confirmation that this high-refl...


Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

In addition, the Trump administration's plan will seek to revoke a waiver that the EPA granted California in the 1970s, which lets the California Air Resource B...


Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars

In recent years, planetary scientists and astrobiologists have been scouring the Red Planet for water, one of the requirements for life as we know it. Finding ...


SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 satellite communication

EDT (0550 GMT) Sunday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad on SpaceX's 13th mission of the year . For this particular trip, the rocket sent the Tel...


7 new events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

But anyone who has spent a summer in Tokyo knows that's not necessarily the case. Japan is now experiencing a heatwave that has left over a dozen people dea...


Unique Armored Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

Its skull was covered with spikes and horns. A new species of dinosaur has been discovered in Utah - and it seems to be more closely related to species in Asi...


[H]ardOCP: Today is 49th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Armstrong, who passed away in 2012 aged 82 years, made history as the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Featured in the auction are items whic...


First fossilized snake embryo ever discovered rewrites history of ancient snakes

The amber was found by workers in Myanmar quarries near the Chinese border. The baby snake is missing its skull, which would have provided much more informati...


Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on suborbital launch Wednesday

The booster and spacecraft blasted off from the company's launch site in West Texas shortly after 11am Eastern, and then performed a test created to ferry passe...


Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

A team of astronomers looking for a proposed planet past the orbit of Pluto got a surprise of their own when they discovered new moons around Jupiter . Bec...


Blue Origin Successfully Launches New Shepard Rocket for High-Altitude Emergency Abort Test

TESTING. TESTING . Blue Origin wasn't the only company testing the waters with this New Shepard rocket launch; the rocket's capsule contained a variety of ...


Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

Sheppard says Jupiter's prograde moons probably formed from the same spinning disc of stuff that eventually coalesced to form the planet. Researchers in the...


Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

Galileo discovered the first four of Jupiter's moons, all huge, in 1610. University of Hawaii's Dave Tholen and Northern Arizona University's Chad Trujillo ...


Severe thunderstorm warning ends in parts of GTA

Large hail can injure people or damage property, Environment Canada said in a statement. Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when conditions could allow th...


Ghost particles from outer space: Scientists discover distant source of neutrinos

However, this doesn't mean that it's easy to detect them, as it's quite unlikely for them to hit the Earth . That's how scientists used a neutrino detector t...


Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

An 11-million ton iceberg, perched off the coast of a tiny Greenland village, is striking fear in the hearts of residents. Police have moved a search-and-re...


NASA's Cape Canaveral Launch Towers Are Now Demolished

The two towers, the station's most conspicuous landmarks, were visible from a nearby beach and watched for more than half a century during missile tests and lau...


Ghost particle arrived on Earth from 3.7 billion light years away

The observations were made by the National Science Foundation-supported IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station and confirmed ...


Area MPP leading Tory rollback of Ontario sex-ed curriculum

Megan Houston, a mother of three - aged two, four and 21 - said it will affect how she talks to her younger children about sex, mental health and other subjects...


Hurricane Chris Strengthens, Stays Well off US Atlantic Coast

It is not forecast to make landfall in the U.S. Chris will move out to sea as we head into the end of the week. It's expected to remain "well offshore" of the...


Progress cargo spacecraft makes fastest-ever trip to space station

The station's current crew includes NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Serena Aunon-Chancellor, a European Space Agency astronaut from Germany, Al...


Baldwin Opposes Kavanaugh, Says He Would ‘Turn Back The Clock’ on Women

Why Puerto Ricans in Florida could swing Senate race Trump delivers another promise to conservatives with Supreme Court Dem senator to oppose Supreme Court n...


New Giant Dinosaur Discovered That Rewrites Evolutionary History

The findings, presented in a published on Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution , introduces this dinosaur species as Ingentia Prime (First Imme...


McConnell accuses Dems of trying to 'bork' Kavanaugh

Sen. Chuck Schumer of NY, the Democratic leader, said in an interview Wednesday that Kavanaugh's belief in broad presidential authority was "just off the de...


Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada

Tropical Storm Chris was upgraded to hurricane status Tuesday after it increased in speed and strength as forecasters warned that it would bring unsafe rip cur...


Starbucks is Ditching Plastic Straws, Citing Threat to Oceans

This special lid, likened by some (curmudgeons?) to an adult sippy cup , is already available at more than 8,000 stores in Canada and the U.S. For thick blende...


Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

In this geocolor image GOES-16 satellite image taken Sunday, July 8, 2018, at 15:00 UTC, shows Tropical Storm Beryl , center right, moving across the Lesser An...


Tropical Storm Chris to bring showers

The storm was sitting almost still off the SC coast on Sunday, about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras. While Chris is expected to become a hurricane, it will ...


Border patrol stops Canadian fishermen in disputed waters off Maine

Facebook post tried to stop one of the fishermen at the location. In a Facebook post , Laurence Cook-a member of Grand Manan Fishermen's Association-alleged...