Science

Cassini finds complex organic molecules from Saturns moon

The ocean spray blasts that erupted from Saturn's moon is said to be composed of complex organic molecules . Saturn's rings, captured by NASA's Cassini spac...


Heathrow vote welcomed by Northern Ireland businesses

He could have been forced to quit the government if he had voted against the plans and was mocked by fellow MPs for failing to appear. Air freight accounts fo...


Scarce sight in sky: Here's how to see Saturn

More than likely, the Full Moon on June 28, 2018 will appear the usual pearly-gray to most locations on Earth. The ringed planet will look like a bright star ...


Milky Way is full of 'space grease,' study finds

The space between stars may look pretty empty - and for most mundane intents and purposes, it is - but it's actually full of electromagnetic radiation and vast ...


Japan space explorer arrives on asteroid to retrieve samples

Aside from helping to establish its monetary worth as a potential future mining location, it is hoped that the asteroid material could provide clues as to how t...


James Webb Space Telescope Delayed Yet Again

The size of a tennis court and three stories high, the Webb Telescope will be the largest telescope ever sent into space. "I think it's too early to really ...


Conservative lawyers steer Trump on Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump scored an estimated 81 percent of the self-identified evangelical Christian vote - despite his moral failings - at least partly because conservati...


Toronto should brace for hot, humid Canada Day weekend: forecasters

Environment Canada has issued special weather statements as a mass of hot and humid air heads north from the Gulf of Mexico. The federal weather agency says ...


Century's longest total lunar eclipse to occur on July 27

Exactly a month from now, we'll be coming across the longest lunar eclipse of the 21 century, referred to as the Blood Moon eclipse . If you're reading thi...


NASA shares photo of blue sand dune on Mars

The images were captured by the Mars Renaissance Orbiter, using the HiRISE camera, described on its website as "the most powerful camera ever sent to another ...


Five people killed in Toronto; police chief condemns ‘gang subculture’

Paramedics rushed a woman, who is believed to be in her 30s, to a Toronto trauma centre with a police escort. The victim was taken to hospital and pronounced ...


Canadian oil sands outage shakes up global oil prices

In an email Monday night, Syncrude said a full investigation into the outage in ongoing, but added the cause could have been from a transformer trip. The outa...


NASA's New Objective in Search for Alien Life --"Living Worlds"

The project specifically aims to identify biosignatures that may have been created by alien life forms at present or left behind by the extraterrestrials in t...


Launch of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope pushed back yet again

The general-purpose telescope is expected to build on the trailblazing observations of the Hubble Space Telescope and provide unprecedented insights about exo...


Strawberry moon 2017: There's still a chance to see it tonight

It had set before we could see it in all it's 100% illumination glory but because it's now about 30,000 miles farther away than when it orbits closest to the Ea...


Scientists Detect Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded On Earth's Surface

This time, they also factored in atmospheric dryness of the atmosphere, as drier air makes snow cover lose heat faster, lead study author Ted Scambos , a senio...


Japan Space Explorer Arrives at Asteroid to Collect Samples

Beneath their desolate surface, asteroids are believed to contain a rich treasure-trove of information about the formation of the solar system billions of years...


A NASA probe took the unique dunes on Mars

When wind blows a certain way, sand accumulates and gets shaped in these dunes. In the south of this group of barchan dunes, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbit...


Swirling chaos in space, Photos News & Top Stories

According to NASA, its Juno spacecraft captured this scene while approximately 9,600 miles from the top of the clouds. "Creativity and curiosity in the scient...


National Bank Financial Reiterates "Sector Perform" Rating for Kinder Morgan Canada (KML)

The mindset of a short-term trader may differ greatly from that of a long-term investor. Institutional investors own 61.49% of the company's stock. Once the inv...


Blood moon is coming

If you're reading this you've probably seen a lunar eclipse before, but as amateur and professional astronomers know, it's not a "seen one, seen 'em all" situ...


Plump, colorful 'strawberry moon' to light up sky this week

Thought to have formed some 4.51 billion years ago from debris left over after an impact between Earth and a Mars-sized body called Theia, the Moon is the sec...


Saturn to reach opposition next to the Full Strawberry Moon Wednesday night

Thursday, and should make for some good skygazing for the next couple of nights. A larger telescope may also reveal some of the planet's largest moons. AccuWe...


SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket receives Air Force certification

Two more Falcon Heavy launches are scheduled to take place before the end of the year, the first being an assortment of over two dozen smaller satellites, and...


RemoveDEBRIS satellite to begin tests in collecting space junk

The ISS has used its 17-metre-long robotic Canadarm2 to release the RemoveDebris to start its mission. And even then, the harpoon is just a single tool in the...


Air Force contracts SpaceX for satellite launch

While the Air Force didn't specify the role or goal of its Command-52 satellite, Quartz states that the spacecraft weighs more than the eight metric tons (nin...


Stonehenge builders based on Pythagoras theorem

As he points out, the people who built the iconic megalithic structure were nothing short of "sophisticated astronomers". The ancient pillars may have been de...


Now Dust storm On Mars Wraps The Whole Planet

Earlier this month, NASA's Opportunity rover was knocked offline due to lack of solar power as a result of the massive storm. However, this powerful storm is ch...


Thaw of Antarctic ice lifts up land, might slow sea…

These uplifting findings are both bad news and good news for the frozen continent. This latest IMBIE is the most complete assessment of Antarctic ice mass cha...


RemoveDebris Set to Demonstrate Technology to Tackle Space Junk

BST (7:30am EDT) on Wednesday, June 20. The RemoveDebris is the first actual attempt to go to space and clear the junk up there, reports Space.com. A small ...


NASA’s Curiosity rover captures images of Martian dust storm

Martian dust storms are common, especially during the planet's Southern Hemisphere spring and summer, when it is closest to the sun, NASA said . Luckily, its...


VLT Makes Most Precise Test of Einstein's General Relativity Outside Milky Way

Astronomers combined data from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to examine how light was warped ...


Will Doug Ford change how people buy legal marijuana?

Ontario's plans to sell marijuana through a provincially-controlled monopoly are still moving ahead, but Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives are opening the d...


First Nations get final say

There are now 17 farm tenures in the archipelago that are being renewed on a month-by-month basis, which could be cancelled as a result of those negotiations. N...


4.2 million people die from ambient air pollution in 2016

TRANSPORT bosses are urging people to mark Clean Air Day today by leaving their auto at home. Amy Gibbs, Unicef UK's director of advocacy, said: "Worryingly...