Stories about Sci-tech

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...

Oct 12 2018

Death toll from Hurricane Michael rises to 6

It moved so fast that people didn't have much time to prepare, and emergency authorities lamented that many ignored the warnings and seemed to think they could ride it ...

Oct 11 2018

Destructive Hurricane Michael onshore, approaching Southern Georgia

This drone video of shows the destruction at the school. A risky storm surge continued along the coastal Florida panhandle; a National Ocean Service station in Apalac...

Oct 11 2018

'Worst on record': Hurricane Michael slams Florida with winds up to 250kmh

The winds were so strong they brought down a billboard in Florida's Panama City, tore down a Texaco gas pumping station canopy in Inlet Beach, and the storm surge complet...

Oct 11 2018

ECU atmospheric professor weighs in on new climate change report

The report was prepared under the scientific leadership of all three IPCC working groups. 42,001 expert and Government review comments were considered. " The report ...

Oct 11 2018

Report carries dire warning on global warming

But we already know that one conclusion of the United Nations report is dead wrong. Since the mid-1800s the climate has already warmed by 1C. Assessing the mental hea...

Oct 08 2018

Unusual light from rocket launch visible in northern Nevada

All previous recoveries in California used a drone ship to land boosters out at sea. Eastern during an instantaneous launch window. The second satellite will be SAOCOM ...

Sep 27 2018

Japan successfully lands rovers on asteroid Ryugu

A pair of robot rovers landed on an asteroid and began a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, September 22, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light o...

Sep 22 2018

Florence death toll rises to 42 as residents return to flooded homes

The storm has resulted in the deaths of at least 32 people, 26 in North Carolina , according to Gov. Roy Cooper. The state public safety department said in a Twitter...

Sep 18 2018

As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

The state DOT said on its website that the two roads are expected to re-open by Monday morning. "We're not going to stop until we reach all of these folks and get them ...