Sci-tech

Michael downgraded to tropical storm, kills 2 in Florida

People in coastal parts of 20 Florida counties had been told to head to safer locations, but by Wednesday morning were told it was too late to flee. He was ...


NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonaut make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket failure

The Soyuz MS-10 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:40 a.m. PT, but an issue with the booster forced NASA's Nick Hague and Russia's Aleks...


Hurricanes Florence And Michael Highlight Monster Storms' Devastating Differences

Dorian Carter looks under furniture for a missing cat after several trees fell on their home during Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. "T...


Hubble Telescope was set in safe mode due to severe damage

Ground operators put the telescope into this stable configuration after one of the three active gyros that steadies and points the telescope failed. Thousands...


Eyeing the Canadian connection, Hurricane Michael races past

Florida has issued mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders in at least 22 counties on the Gulf Coast, with Governor Rick Scott urging people yesterday to get...


Hurricane Michael sets sight on Gulf Coast

Florida's governor mobilised National Guard troops and thousands of Gulf Coast residents were ordered evacuated on Monday, two days before Hurricane Michael ...


Strange Light in Sky Is A Rocket Launch

Sunday, October 7, SpaceX planted the first stage of Falcon 9 on the coast of California . A spokesperson for the base says the rocket was launched at 7:...


Scott warns Floridians of hurricane 'devastation,' storm surge

Because he owns two businesses in the area, Givens, who lives inland, said he was not evacuating. "There's nothing between us and this storm but warm water, a...


Hubble in safe mode after gyro failure

The telescope, which travels the Earth at about five miles per second - equivalent to driving from America's East to West Coast in just 10 minutes - faces out t...


SpaceX launch and landing in California

The mission was also SpaceX's first to include a successful land recovery of the rocket's booster stage at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. U.S. By ...


Man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

To test her suspicions, Sirbescu immediately began examining the properties of the iron, such as its magnetism, weight and composition. In fact, the almost 23...


San Diegans photograph Sunday night's launch of Falcon 9 rocket at Vandenberg

Then a secondary challenge: SpaceX will try to land the first stage of their rocket back at a landing zone. The 30th Space Wing says residents may see multipl...


Scientists first discovered the moon outside the Solar system

The exomoon candidate has been officially called Kepler-1625b-i, but its discoverers have nicknamed it the "Nept-moon", since it's predicted to be the size of ...


First 'exomoon' may have been found

The researchers note that in principle this anomaly could be caused by the gravitational pull of a hypothetical second planet in the system, although Kepler fou...


Farmer's "Doorstop" Valued At $100K After Incredible Discovery

The charred hunk of space debris is the sixth largest meteorite ever found in the state, and it's estimated worth tops $100,000. " It's the most valuable spec...


Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite

All that changed when an unnamed man from Grand Rapids, Michigan asked her to examine a rock he had in his possession since he bought a farm in 1988. It will ...


NewsAlert:US, British researchers win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The methods developed by the laureates have been put to work to create new enzymes and antibodies used in promoting a greener chemicals industry, mitigating d...


NASA astronauts return to Earth amid tensions between US, Russia in space

The outspoken official also said Russian investigators believed a small hole that appeared in a Russian space craft docked at the orbiting station in August cau...


First Woman to Win the Nobel Prize in Physics After 55 Years

Originally developed as a means to increase the power of radar in the 1960s, the technology was developed in its current form in the 1980s by Strickland and Mou...


Immunotherapy Pioneers Take 2018 Nobel Prize

The research honored with today's Nobel Prize in Medicine paid off for at least one very famous patient: former US president Jimmy Carter . Allison and T...


Laser breakthroughs win physics Nobel

Strickland says her first thought on hearing she'd won the physics prize was "it's insane". Last year, U.S. astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rai...


Ryugu’s Surface Photographed By The Two Japanese Rovers In Mid-Jump

Although JAXA was unable to contact the rovers for a short time after they were sent to the surface, they've been sending photos back to JAXA . Given the a...


Japan's Hayabusa asteroid rovers send back first footage

The Hayabusa 2 has been traveling to the asteroid for the past 3.5 years conducting research about the asteroid and its composition. Twitter user Transferri...


Tropical Storm Rosa to become MAJOR hurricane

The National Hurricane Center has reissued tropical storm warnings for Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominca, Martinique and Guadeloupe. In its 5:00 am update, the...


Japanese Probe Successfully Launches "Hopping Robots" on Asteroid

This is the first exploration of an asteroid by a rover . Around Autumn next year, Hayabusa2 will fire a 2 kilogram copper "collision device" at Ryugu, attempt...


Hayabusa 2 rovers land successfully on asteroid Ryugu:The Asahi Shimbun

The solar-powered rovers' voltage plunged as night fell on Ryugu, a sign that they are on the asteroid , said Hayabusa project team spokesman Takashi Kubot...


Experts keep watch on beluga whale spotted off Gravesend

Tanya Ferry, environment manager at the Port of London Authority which is monitoring the whale, said it was unclear what the whale could eat. He added that ...


‘Wettest Ever Seen’ President Trump on Hurricane Florence

North Carolina's Gov. Roy Cooper is telling thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. "While there are more than 3,000 active lagoons in the state th...


Tropical disturbances form, strengthen in the Atlantic as busy September ends

Kirk does not pose a threat to Florida. NHC forecasts keep it at tropical storm strength as it crosses the Atlantic over the next week. "Maximum sustained...


First SpaceX moon passenger Yusaku Maezawa: Everything you need to know

Maezawa's interest in the arts is one of the key driving factors in his reasoning to head to the moon. The announcement was made at SpaceX's headquarters in H...


Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider sex 'party'

Although neither the gnats or the spiders are risky to humans, CNN predicts getting rid of the webs will require a lot of dusting. High temperatures have ...


Recovering after Hurricane Florence: How you can help with relief efforts Thursday

The website has a Hurricane Florence donation option, where people can safely donate any amount of money instantly. With the storm now passed, Breitbach s...


Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

President Trump will visit North Carolina on Wednesday to view areas affected by the storm, and Bender said said the president "absolutely" needs to visit Pollo...


First private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Maezawa gained his riches by founding two major Japanese online retailers, Zozotown and Start Today , which have made him one of the wealthiest people in J...


Trump heads to North Carolina to see Florence damage

Trump started his tour of storm-ravaged communities on Wednesday in North Carolina . Trump came face to face with one such boat - a yacht that had washed up ...