Stories about Sci-tech

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...

Oct 26 2018

Mysterious rectangular iceberg found by NASA

Two squared-off icebergs appear in this image, one over to the right and the other above the plane. NASA also shared a picture of a perfectly triangular block of ice fo...

Oct 18 2018

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk . Jess Newman, the company's director of agronomy in the U...

Oct 18 2018

Trump says climate change not a "hoax" but questions if it's "manmade"

That is sort of progress, right? I think there's probably a difference. "But I don't know that it's man-made", Trump said . "Other nations - as an example, China - n...

Oct 12 2018

Hubble in safe mode after gyro failure

The gyroscopes on board the Hubble Space Telescope are highly significant in steering the spacecraft to get a steady view of space. It's crucial that Hubble remain ...

Oct 07 2018

The first exomoon: Evidence of a moon outside our solar system

This potential new moon orbits around a giant, Jupiter-sized planet some 8,000 light years from Earth. NASA's Hubble and Kepler space telescopes have uncovered ...

Sep 27 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk Revives

Sustained winds of between 25 to 35 miles per hour (40 to 55 km/h) with higher gusts are possible across the islands today as the system passes to the north. But, as wi...

Sep 26 2018

Beluga whale makes waves as it swims up Thames near London

The rare marine mammal was first spotted near Gravesend, Kent, on Tuesday afternoon and appeared to be " swimming strongly " and feeding in the estuary. The Whale and Dol...

Sep 20 2018

Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveler

He said he wanted the artists "to see the moon up close, and the earth in full view, and create work to reflect their experience". It will be Japanese billionaire Yu...

Sep 18 2018

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

United Launch Alliance ( ULA ) is retiring the Delta II as it focuses more on its Delta IV and Atlas V rockets. Today's pre-dawn liftoff served as a swan song for th...

Sep 17 2018

In the United States of America there were the first victims of the hurricane "Florence"

The Carteret Country Sheriff's Office confirmed that two deaths initially reported as a result of Florence in North Carolina were a result of an apparent murder-suicide...

Sep 15 2018

'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

This satellite image offers a sobering look at the category 4 storm as it barrels toward the Carolina coast, with Myrtle Beach and Wilmington expected to take a direct hi...

Sep 15 2018

Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday -NHC

Weather Prediction Center, and coastal businesses and homes were boarded up in anticipation. "Our region will be seeing a lot of rain, wind, and flooding this week so #Be...

Sep 14 2018

Hurricane Florence is about to make landfall in North Carolina

Craven County Emergency Services has reported impassible roads due to flooding; downed power lines; and trees on cars. Morehead City resident Rebecca Marson decided n...

Sep 14 2018

Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm

The National Hurricane Center says the waves were measured by satellite. Hurricane Florence , the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' SC house, has the...

Sep 12 2018

Carolinas brace for potentially devastating Hurricane Florence

Officials in North Carolina are already bracing for impact. Foremost among those is Tropical Storm Florence , which is expected to re-strengthen into a hurricane Sunda...

Sep 12 2018

Tropical storm watch issued for parts of Hampton Roads

The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in its latest bulletin said that hurricane watches had gone into effect for Dominica, and the two French islands of Martin...

Sep 12 2018

More than 1 million to flee as Florence rips toward East Coast

The hurricane could remain powerful as it passes over the United States mainland, the NHC warned on Monday morning. Where is the hurricane now? "The last Atlantic ...

Sep 11 2018

Now is the time to prepare for Hurricane Florence

The last Category 4 storm to hit the Carolinas was Hugo, which barreled into Charleston, South Carolina , in 1989. Hurricane Florence's winds jumped up from 75 mph t...