Stories about Sci-tech

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'...

Nov 17 2018

Frozen super-Earth discovered six light-years away

The discovery comes out of the Red Dots and Carmenes projects focused on looking for nearby rocky planets, particularly around red dwarf stars. The planet orbit...

Nov 10 2018

Federal judge issues setback to Trump administration plans on Keystone XL pipeline

Morris" ruling said the U.S. State Department's analysis "fell short of a "hard look'" at potential spills, likely impact on Native American cultural resources, cumul...

Nov 08 2018

Britain confident Brexit financial services deal can be reached soon

In an interview with RTÉ on Saturday morning he said the country was about to enter a hard period because of the impact Brexit would have on the economy. Mr Gauke told ...

Nov 07 2018

A day before Diwali, Delhi`s air quality `improves` to `very poor`

Amid fears of plunging air quality level in India's National Capital Region (NCR), the city administrators are contemplating an "only public transport" policy from the ...

Nov 04 2018

Brazilian President-elect aims at 'super ministry' amid protests

Leaving the agreement would trigger widespread global condemnation and could also have financial consequences, including lost foreign investment and the blocking of a tra...

Oct 31 2018

Brazils right-wing candidate poised to win presidential election

Washington, DC ― The election of far-right extremist Jair Bolsonaro to Brazil's presidency throws Brazil's democracy into "crisis", Center for Economic and Policy...

Oct 24 2018

Mysterious rectangular iceberg found by NASA

Sitting amid a chaotic jumble of floating ice, it looks perfectly rectangular, as though it was deliberately cut. "If you look in detail you will even see that from the...

Oct 22 2018

Climate forecasters say ME likely to have above-average temps this winter

However, Halper said, it's not expected to be quite as strong as the El Nino that helped lead to the record warm 2015-2016 winter season. There's a lot more than just...

Oct 19 2018

World’s Beer Supply Threatened by Climate Change

But study co-author Dabo Guan , professor of climate change economics at University of East Anglia, issued a warning for concerned beer-drinkers: Don't drink away your...

Oct 19 2018

Chinese city wants to launch artificial moon to 'replace streetlights'

The man-made moon is essentially an illumination satellite created to complement the moon at night, though it is predicted to be eight times brighter, the scientist add...

Oct 14 2018

Soyuz rocket failure: What went wrong, and what happens next

NASA said flight controllers could operate the space station without anyone on board if the Russian rockets remain grounded. The Soyuz system has a long history ...

Oct 12 2018

Crew Rescued After Russian ISS Launch Fails

Both are scheduled to return to the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, today; Hague is expected to fly home to Houston next week. He added that Russi...

Oct 12 2018

Hurricane Michael ravages rows of Florida beach homes

Michael slammed North Florida with 155 miles per hour winds — just shy of Category 5 strength — sent up to 10 feet of storm surge into coastal areas and damaged and dem...