Stories about Sci-tech

Mar 20 2019

Supermoon 2019: "Super worm equinox moon", last supermoon of 2019, starts tonight

Wednesday's full moon will rise on the same day as the vernal equinox . Worms: Funny enough, March's full moon has a nickname: Full Worm Moon. In January, a " supe...

Mar 19 2019

40 kilos of plastic bags recovered from dead whale's stomach

The Cuvier's beaked whale was found last week near the city of Mabini in the Southern Philippines . A necropsy led to finding 88 lbs. of plastic in his stomach. "It had ...

Mar 14 2019

Horncastle students to ‘strike’ over climate change

Edward Markey, but goes further by calling for 100 percent renewable energy, instead of "net-zero emissions ", by 2030. But Tully has been on the trail of climate acti...

Mar 13 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship leaves space station for autonomous trip home

The Demo 1 was the first flight test for the Crew Dragon craft that is part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program . The Dragon capsule that flew this week is not t...

Feb 26 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for Congressional staff raises, pays staffers $52K

When the girl responds that she is 16, Feinstein says , "Well you didn't vote for me". Feinstein went on to offer an internship to one of the group's attendees. Why?...

Feb 23 2019

Israeli moon lander launched by SpaceX expected to land in April

SpaceIL's Beresheet spacecraft is on its way to the Moon following a successful launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida. Touchdown would be April 11 at the...

Feb 18 2019

How to Watch the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

Skygazers will be treated to the "super snow moon", on February 19, the largest supermoon of 2019. The space agency's website says : "When a full moon appears at ...

Feb 02 2019

Global warming hasn't gone away despite cold

The tweet came at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, which was a day after President Trump tweeted that global warming needed to come back fast. As most people who follow the ...

Feb 01 2019

Polar vortex death toll rises as Midwest awaits thaw

A polar vortex by definition is a large mass of rotating air that is located in the upper-middle atmospheric layers over either the North or South Pole. He said places ...

Jan 21 2019

What to know about the Super Wolf Blood Moon

Space expert and author Dr David Whitehouse said that the best time to observe the "super blood wolf moon" in the United Kingdom is between 4:30-5:30 in the morning. Star...

Jan 19 2019

Lunar eclipse coming to Winnipeg this weekend

A lunar eclipse is set to be visible in Winnipeg on Sunday night. On Sunday, January 20, nearly exactly one year after the sighting of a Super Blue Moon lunar eclips...

Jan 16 2019

China Just Sprouted The First-Ever Plant on The Moon

Sprouts from cotton seeds have emerged from a lattice-like structure in a metal canister inside the lander, China said . Put simply, it means that humans in the future m...

Jan 09 2019

Brexit: MPs defeat government over no-deal preparations

It was supported by 303 votes to 296, a majority of seven. With less than three months until Britain leaves the EU, May is struggling to win approval for her Brexit d...

Jan 05 2019

NASA Probe Sends Back First Images Of Ultima Thule

It's also a glimpse 4.5 billion years back in time, to the origins of the solar system, because the distant planetesimal has nearly certainly orbited unchanged in the fro...

Jan 03 2019

MU69 revealed as a contact binary in first New Horizons data returns

The mission team is now calling the larger one "Ultima" and the smaller one "Thule". Released by NASA, this is the first colour image of Ultima Thule, taken at a distan...

Dec 10 2018

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

It is the first device engaged in advanced study of crust, mantle, and core of the red planet. A second version of the audio was also released with the audio pitched ...

Dec 08 2018

Christmas dinner is on its way to the International Space Station

On Wednesday, a holiday shipment carrying Christmas turkey combined with candied yams, cranberry sauce as well as fruitcake was launched to deliver the supplies to ISS (I...

Dec 07 2018

The Terminator insists United States will help battle climate change

British broadcaster and environmentalist David Attenborough on Monday urged world leaders, meeting in Poland to agree ways to limit global warming, to get on and tackle...

Dec 02 2018

NASA Langley Research Center technology helps human exploration of the Moon

NASA is moving forward with plans to put the USA back in the business of moon visits. Lockheed Martin is building the McCandless Lunar Lander, modeled after InSight ,...

Nov 24 2018

Tiny satellites to assist NASA in monitoring InSight’s landing

As it once hosted an ancient lake-delta system, NASA hopes Jezero also contains a variety of minerals, which would hugely help discover more about the red planet . It'...