Stories about Sci-tech

Mar 16 2019

Youth Climate Strike Brings Thousands to Streets of London

She was part of a crowd that easily topped 1,000 and packed the City Hall plaza with kids hauling backpacks and handmade signs. "I think it's really great that students...

Mar 04 2019

SpaceX rocket launches towards the International Space Station

The rocket blasted off without incident at 2:49 am (0749 GMT) from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral , lighting up Florida's coastline. Both astronauts were at ...

Feb 27 2019

Feinstein Lectures Kids Who Support Green New Deal

I just ran", she continues. "Cuz you're not. So, until you do it, I'm the boss.' How about that?'" A 49-year-old Coast Guard lieutenant was charged last week for stoc...

Feb 23 2019

SpaceX launches moon lander, lands booster despite tough conditions

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish st...

Feb 04 2019

NASA's Hubble Telescope Stumbles Across A New Galaxy

But, having studied the brightness and temperature of the observed stars, the experts understand that they were not a constellation at all, but were approximately 2300 ti...

Jan 21 2019

Total Lunar Eclipse - Super Blood Moon | Calendar

That means, you can't see the super blood wolf moon from India. It's a coincidence of the moon being on the far side of the Earth. The outer part of the cone-shaped ...

Jan 19 2019

Cottoning on: Chinese seed sprouts on moon

Images sent back by the probe show a cotton sprout has grown well, but so far none of the other plants has taken, the university said . " We have given consideration t...

Jan 09 2019

Lunar rover leaves first 'footprint' on Moon's far side

A major challenge for such a mission was communicating with the robotic lander, because there is no direct line of sight for signals to the far side of the moon. Top offi...

Jan 03 2019

NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like ´snowman´

Occasional astrophysicist and guitarist for Queen Brian May has gifted us with a song in tribute to NASA's successful mission to flyby Ultima Thule . The object ha...

Dec 15 2018

Virgin Galactic successfully launches tourism rocket ship into space for first time

The aircraft reached an altitude of 271,268ft as it made its rapid ascent into space. Branson hopes to compete directly with Blue Origin , the rocket company founded b...

Dec 14 2018

Russian Cosmonauts Take Spacewalk to Probe Mystery of Craft Hole

The use was a complicated and physically demanding, with less than eight hours, it lasted nearly an hour and a half longer than planned. Roscosmos space agency said the...

Dec 13 2018

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

The two plutonium-powered spacecraft, launched in 1977 to make a tour of the giant planets, are still operational and continue to explore. "We're probably only going to h...

Dec 13 2018

Google Doodle follows Geminid meteor shower to Earth

The Geminid Meteor Shower a true spectacle and it's going to be at its best, brightest and clearest. The meteor shower was first spotted from a MS riverboat in 1833...

Dec 11 2018

China's history of lunar exploration

A Long March-3B rocket, carrying the probe including a lander and a rover, blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province at...

Dec 09 2018

SpaceX Suffers Malfunction in Landing of Falcon 9 ISS Resupply Mission

The mission, dubbed SSO-A, or " SmallSat Express ", is also SpaceX's first flight to reuse the Falcon 9 first-stage booster a third time. The station's CanadaArm is expec...

Nov 30 2018

Landing on Mars camera InSight gave the first the

The solar panels that provide the lander energy for all of its communications equipment and scientific instruments produce 600 to 700 watts on a clear day, less than what...

Nov 29 2018

Mars touchdown: Safe landing for NASA's InSight spacecraft

Naturally, people were psyched to see the images from Mars . A better image came hours later and more are expected in the days ahead, after the dust covers come off th...

Nov 08 2018

Tesla plans partial India presence in 2019: Elon Musk

These days all eyes are on the company's BFR, which stands for "Big Falcon Rocket" (or maybe "Big F*cking Rocket, ' if you prefer Musk's tale of how he came up with the...

Nov 02 2018

Mass wildlife loss caused by human consumption — WWF report

Dr Sam Gardner, acting director of WWF Scotland, said: "The same sad story is to be seen played out across Scotland, where habitat loss and climate change are combi...

Oct 29 2018

Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said yesterday. The storm is moving toward the west near 13 miles per hour (20 km/h). The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sund...