Science

Neutron star found outside the Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers have made an incredible discovery outside of the Milky Way galaxy. Based on data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Very Large Telescope's ...


Scientists spot small asteroid hours before collision with Earth

Lindley Johnson, Planetary Defense Officer at NASA Headquarters said, 'This was a much smaller object than we are tasked to detect and warn about. Accordin...


Recycling plastic - Japan style

Plastic is a major threat to the oceans and to marine and wildlife. Nearly two years have gone by since new plastic waste management rules came into existence...


Mars Curiosity Rover Findings to Be Revealed Thursday

The mission was created to establish whether Mars had an environment to support small life forms, so the science community will be anticipated the discussion....


Alia Bhatt Challenges Varun Dhawan and Other Celebs to Beat Plastic Pollution

I've replaced using plastic bottles with a metal one. An estimated 500 billion plastic bags are used globally each year. Reports by Ocean Conservancy, suggest...


Whale starves to death with 80 plastic bags in its stomach

An post-mortem revealed 80 plastic luggage weighing as much as eight kilograms (18 kilos) within the creature's abdomen, the division added. While pilot whales ...


How the Moon's movements could leave us with a 25-hour day

Separate images were combined to generate this view. Prof Meyers said: "One of our ambitions was to use astrochronology to tell time in the most distant pas...


Japanese ISS astronaut Norishige Kanai lands in Kazakhstan after 5½-month mission

Aboard were Russian Anton Shkaplerov , American Scott Tingle and Japan's Norishige Kanai , ending a 168-day mission. Their Soyuz spacecraft will undock fro...


Swimmer sets off in attempt to be first to cross Pacific

Six years in the planning, the 5,500-mile effort is expected to take five to six months, with Lecomte swimming eight hours a day and covering an average of 30 m...


Frenchman aiming to swim across Pacific Ocean

His son and daughter joined him for the first 100 metres before rejoining well-wishers and family on the shore. He will be accompanied throughout by the 20-me...


Major Physics Experiment discovered A Particle which shouldn’t exist

The particle was first spotted in the mid-1990s in an experiment that left scientists baffled. (A 5-sigma result has 1-in-3.5- million odds of being the result ...


Asteroid headed straight for Earth burns up in sky

An artist's concept of a near-Earth object, as shared by NASA . YouTubeNasa's Near Earth Object Centre said that Asteroid 2018 LA was travelling at 27, 738...


Whale dies after swallowing 80 plastic bags

It vomited five plastic bags during the rescue attempt. Eighty plastic bags were found in the stomach of a pilot whale which died in southern Thailand . Of t...


Asteroid hits Earth hours after Nasa 'Planetary Defence' shield saw it

Artist's concept of a near-earth asteroid. But smaller asteroids which could wipe out a city might only be detected hours or days before they smash into our p...


Pre-Flown SpaceX Rocket Launches Commercial Communications Satellite

Weather officials said this is from a weak surface front that will be bring west-southwest winds during the launch window. The window to launch the rocket o...


Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal Plants

The proposal argues for action, stating that the decommissioning of coal-fired power plants must be managed, citing national security reasons. "Unfortunately,...


Canada Rescues Embattled Kinder Morgan Pipeline Project

Energy East would have delivered more than 1 million barrels of Western oil a day to the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John. Mayor Don Scott said earlier this ...


Dunes made of tiny frozen methane grains discovered on Pluto

The likely source of the dune grains is methane ice blown from nearby mountains, say the authors, although nitrogen ice can not be ruled out, as a source. And...


Broccoli seeds sent to space station to study plant growth

The Chinese space station will be positioned at almost the same altitude to the International Space Station (ISS), about 250 miles up. United Nations memb...


‘Surprising’ methane dunes found on Plut

Telfer and his colleagues analyzed the imagery New Horizons captured during its epic flyby . The ridges ripple in a 47-mile-wide (75 km) sliver on the west...


Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through This Evening

Authorities say conditions are especially unsafe with flooding rains coming overnight and on a holiday weekend when people may have outdoor plans. Most vehicl...


First Nations Activist: Canada's Kinder Morgan Pipeline Will Cause Environmental & Economic Disaster

Canada would then proceed with construction, selling the pipeline when it would generate the best return. Morneau stressed the government's decision to assume...


'Mother of All Lizards' Slithered Around Italy 240M Years Ago

Researchers originally thought it was linked to-but not an ancestor of-modern lizards and snakes . Further analysis by University of Alberta researcher Ti...


240 million-year-old 'mother of all lizards' discovered in Italian Alps

Simoes said, "I spent almost 400 days visiting over 50 museums and university collections across 17 countries to collect data on fossil and living species of r...


Lions, pumas escape from German zoo; police in pursuit

The animals have escaped from their enclosures at the Eifel Zoo in the western town of Luenebach, which is near the border with Luxembourg and Belgium. Vets are...


Sex on Mars: The risk of creating a new human subspecies

Sounds interesting, isn't it! Difficult Mars organic molecules analyzer (Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer, or MOMA) about the size of a box for shoes will be equi...


Natural sunset phenomenon of 'Manhattanhenge' expected to draw crowds

On the first July date, a "full sun" will appear at 8:20 p.m. EDT, while on the second date, we get the "half sun" effect at 8:21 p.m. EDT. The sunset took plac...


Japanese Hunters Kill 122 Pregnant Minke Whales

Conservationists greeted the report's findings with fury, calling the statistics "shocking" and condemning the slaughter as "abhorrent". Once onboard, whales we...


European Union proposes ban on plastic products in attempt to reduce pollution

European Green Party lawmaker Monica Frassoni also welcomed the initiative and added that "the scale of the problem means that we can not rely on individual E...


Rise and Fall of the Great Barrier Reef Over 30000 Years

Previous studies have established a past sea surface temperature rise of a couple of degrees over a timescale of 10,000 years, but current forecasts change ar...


NASA Reveals Unusual Reason Camera Melted 400 Yards Away From SpaceX Launch

What was once a fancy camera was now a lump of charred and twisted plastic. While the fire destroyed the camera, the memory card survived giving all of us some ...


News 11:02 AM Air quality advisory for Southern Ontario

The agency said daytime temperatures are expected to reach the low 30s, while overnight lows are expected to be around 20 C. These high temperatures can pose ...


China wants the world to use its biggest space station yet

Such an announcement represents potentially the greatest soft power threat of the last six decades to United States and Russian dominance of spaceflight. Its st...


Canadian government buys Trans Mountain project for $4.5 billion

The project has been wrought with criticism from environmental groups to the British Columbia government, with BC Premier John Horgan saying he will continue fi...


125 million-year-old dandruff reveals how dinosaurs shed skin

Until now, scientists had no proof of how dinosaurs got rid of their dead skin cells. The Microraptor was the oldest fossil at 125 million years - giving ...