Stories about Sci-tech

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...

Sep 08 2018

Storm watch - Monitoring the Atlantic

Wherever Florence ends up going, we will feel some of the effects along the coast and those effects will begin this weekend with rough surf, large swells, and a risk of...

Sep 06 2018

Parkland Dad Fred Guttenberg Claims Kavanaugh Snubbed Him At SCOTUS Hearing

Patrick Leahy of Vermont about pardons. Instead, he said he opposes unlawful regulation. After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stole this Supreme Cour...

Sep 05 2018

Why Three Experts Say Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings Must Stop Now

During a break in proceedings, the father of one of the school children who died in the Parkland, Florida, shooting approached Kavanaugh to shake his hand, but the nomine...

Sep 02 2018

Two hurricanes form in Eastern Pacific

It is the earliest in a season that three named storms have hit the region, beating the last record - set in 1887 - by about a week. But rain was still pounding the isl...

Sep 01 2018

Forecast: Tropical wave will produce a soggy Labor Day for Tampa Bay

Its not abnormal to see a wave this time of year, especially as the region enters the peak of what has been a quiet hurricane season so far. Of more concern to National...

Aug 24 2018

Capito, McKinley tout Trump plan to roll back coal regulations

Trump also touted his administration's efforts to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan . Obama's energy plan aimed to usher in the strictest anti-pollution measures ...

Aug 13 2018

Clear skies forecast over Bulgaria for 2018 Perseid meteor shower

This happens because all meteors associated with the Perseid shower radiate from one point in the sky, known as the radiant. As long as you're in the Northern Hemisph...

Aug 12 2018

Spacewatch: Firing up for a close encounter with the sun

Watch live in the player above. While the previous NRL telescopes are on spacecraft either on lower Earth orbit or just outside of Earth's orbit, they are still getting f...

Aug 09 2018

NASA names crews and dates for first US commercial missions

Bridenstine said . The selected astronauts, pictured above from left to right, are Sunita Williams , Josh Cassada , Eric Boe , Nicole Mann, Christopher Ferguson , Dougla...

Aug 03 2018

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

Terraforming - that is, making an inhospitable planet comfortable enough that humans could settle on it without living in domes - is a concept that was popularized long ...