Stories about Sci-tech

Nov 27 2018

NASA Looking Toward Manned Mission To Mars 'Sometime In The 2030s'

Only about 40 percent of the landers and rovers sent to the red planet during the last five decades have ever made it safely down to the surface, and of the global space ...

Nov 10 2018

'Oumuamua: Comet or Alien Probe?

Shmuel Bialy and Abraham Loeb, two astronomers from the Harvard Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, suggested the cigar-shaped object - given the Hawaiian name 'Oumuamu...

Oct 23 2018

Category 5 Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Forecasters predict it will make landfall between the resort towns of Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta late Tuesday or early Wednesday. The US National Hurricane Center sai...

Oct 14 2018

Emergency landing astronauts to launch again in spring

Reuters Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin (R) and USA astronaut Nick Hague (L) disembark from a plane, after the Soyuz spacecraft made an emergency landing following a ...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael: WATCH NASA’s terrifying footage of raging Florida cyclone from space

People look on at a damaged store after Hurricane Michael passed through on October 10, 2018 in Panama City , Florida. Rescuers from the Federal Emergency Management A...

Oct 12 2018

Before-and-after photos show Hurricane Michael's catastrophic destruction in Florida

But emergency authorities lamented that many ignored the warnings. "Don't think that you can ride this out if you're in a low-lying area", Nelson said on CNN . Supplie...

Sep 27 2018

Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate over next 48 hours

The latest satellite pass over the storm, thousands of miles out in the North Atlantic, showed a hybrid system that's a mix between a tropical storm and the more common s...

Sep 19 2018

SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon

The last time humans made the journey was in 1972, during the Apollo 17 mission crewed by NASA astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans. An unconventio...

Sep 16 2018

North Carolina faces Hurricane Florence the only way we know how…with memes

While wind speeds dropped Thursday, forecasters reminded people that what makes Florence extremely unsafe are the potentially deadly storm surges , the expected mammoth ...

Sep 13 2018

Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Will Make a 'Grand Tour' of Southeastern States

Now a Category 4 storm , it's possible that it could strengthen even more as it moves swiftly through the Atlantic Ocean. The category 4 storm carrying maximum sustain...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricane Florence: South Carolina evacuation before storm hits US

It's now about 575 miles southeast of Bermuda, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an 12 p.m. Florence is expected to become a major hurricane Monday morni...

Sep 07 2018

MEMA Preparing for Tropical Storm Gordon

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect. Tropical Storm Florence is moving in the direction of Bermuda. Gordon, the seventh named storm of the season, is expecte...

Sep 06 2018

Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Erupts in Chaos

And Majority Whip John Cornyn , R-Texas, confirmed before starting his questioning of Kavanaugh that McConnell's move to adjourn the Senate until noon on Thursday allo...

Sep 02 2018

Space station reports ‘leak’; crew not in danger

The hole was caused by a tiny meteorite impact that punched a hole in the spacecraft causing a drop in cabin pressure. The leak has been isolated to a hole about two mi...

Aug 23 2018

Hurricane threat for Hawaii's Big Island extends to include Maui

Roofs and walls will collapse. Hawaii has been put on alert amid fears a massive hurricane could be about to batter the island, with potential winds of up to 157mph...

Aug 23 2018

Inslee: Trump is co-conspirator in premature death of Washingtonians

It's a cruel irony that Trump and his acting Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Andrew Wheeler, are announcing their unlawfully weak plan as worsening wil...

Aug 22 2018

Hawaii braces for 'life threatening' category four hurricane

Hurricane Watches have been issued for Hawaii and Maui counties, in the eastern part of the islands. Hurricane Lane weakened slightly over the weekend, from a Categor...

Aug 18 2018

Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Department official

The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is challenging former CIA Director John Brennan's claim that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded w...

Aug 13 2018

Emaciated orca receives antibiotics at crucial time

A mother orca was spotted today still carrying her dead calf for the 16th straight day after the infant was born off the Canada coast near Victoria, British Columbia ...

Aug 12 2018

NASA mission to 'touch the sun' launches Saturday

The spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and will be hitching a ride on board United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket , which ...