Stories about Sci-tech

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...

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...