Science

Earth Is 1C From Hothouse State That 'Threatens Future Of Humanity'

The research, according to its abstract, explores "the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could push the Earth System toward a planetary threshold that, if cr...


NASA Introduces Nine Astronauts for First Commercial Flights

Their successful test flight will pave the way for two different astronauts to take the Starliner to the International Space Station for Boeing's first op...


SpaceX's brand new, recyclable Falcon 9 rocket launches again

This is not the first time SpaceX has successfully relaunched one of its rockets, but it is the first time that the uber-reusable "block 5" rocket blasted off ...


Heat warning issued again for the Maritimes

Halifax's heat warning was expected to linger until Wednesday or Thursday, with daytime highs around 30 C and maximum humidex values as high as 40 expected unti...


Launch of Chandrayaan 2 Delayed yet Again

Chandrayaan-2 is a model consisting of the orbiter, lander, and rover. The rover of India's second lunar mission, costing almost Rs 800 crore, will be made to l...


Red tide cited after manatees, thousands of fish found dead in Florida

Red tide is a naturally-occurring toxic algae that often occurs along florida's gulf coast. A Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Marine Deputy found a manatee ...


Heat warning issued for Sunday, Monday in London region

Sunday, reads. New warnings were also been issued early Monday morning for parts of western B.C. and much of Alberta, including Edmonton. A cold front will ...


Heat warning back in effect for P.E.I

According to Environment Canada, humidex values are expected to hit 40 C through until Monday. Tuesday could be even warmer, but some relief from the heat is ...


Rogue planet with mystical aurora discovered drifting beyond our solar system

The object is about 13 times heavier that Jupiter , and doesn't appear to orbit a parent star. 'This object is right at the boundary between a planet and a ...


Needham Astronaut To Fly To ISS On Boeing Commercial Capsule

NASA has named nine US astronauts who will fly aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft as part of the first crewed flight ...


Hector vs. Kilauea: Hurricane on track to skirt past Hawaii's erupting volcano

Fluctuations in strength are likely during the next few days. The National Hurricane Center said the Hawaiian Islands should monitor the storm's progress. Lav...


NASA announces astronauts for first Commercial Crew missions

After the Starliner goes for its test flight, Williams will be one of two crew members who ride it for its first mission to the International Space Station , ...


Canada to soften carbon tax as firms fret about U.S….

John Moffet, the associate assistant deputy minister at Environment and Climate Change Canada, said Thursday those changes may not be the last, and that economi...


Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts for NASA’s new private space flight programme

SpaceX is targeting November for its inaugural Crew Dragon test flight, but Boeing won't launch its passenger spacecraft Starliner until late this year o...


Liberals plan to soften carbon tax plan following competitiveness concerns

Canada is scaling back its planned carbon pricing scheme to curb greenhouse gas emissions after industry executives warned it would hurt their worldwide competi...


Man Suspected Of Taunting Yellowstone Bison Arrested At Glacier National Park

Raymond Reinke, 55, of Pendleton, Oregon, was taken into custody Thursday after what appears to be a string of disturbances in national parks. Officials said ...


Ottawa eases carbon tax thresholds to help Canada’s big industries compete

Steel, which also had tariffs imposed by the U.S.in June, was one of the industries given the biggest break by Ottawa last week when Environment Minister Cather...


How To Get Free Condoms For Earth Overshoot Day

Wednesday is Earth Overshoot Day , the day on which we have already used up the resources Earth can replenish in a year, AccuWeather explains. Todday, Au...


NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday

However, the U.S. Government Accountability Office warned last month that certification delays for the two companies could, for a while, leave NASA with no wa...


Radio burst from galaxy far, far away

The radio telescope set up in Canada past year was able to detect a mysterious radio signal emanating from deep space at frequencies below 700 MHZ on July 25, k...


NASA confirms delays in Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew flights

Flights without any people are expected before the end of 2018, followed by two crewed missions sometime in 2019. John Mulholland, vice president and program ma...


Get a 'close-up' (57.6-million-kilometre) look at Mars this week

July is the " Summer of Mars ", so it's only fitting that the red planet will be wrapping up the month with its most spectacular show yet - a close encounter....


Boeing crew-capsule mission delayed after abort engines fail in test

Each company's new ship could be test-launched (without any astronauts inside) by the end of the year. Tomorrow, NASA will announce the chosen crew for the f...


2017 was one of the hottest years on record

The United States is the world's second-leading polluter after China but has rolled back environmental safeguards under Trump, who has declared climate chang...


EPA Proposes To Freeze Fuel Economy Standards At 37 MPG

In Thursday's proposal, the Trump administration argues that its proposed freeze will have a "negligible" impact on air quality, and boost the earth's tempera...


Trump administration plans to lower vehicle emissions standards

The Obama administration had planned to keep toughening fuel requirements through 2026, saying those and other regulations on vehicles would save 40,000 lives...


Keystone pipeline gets key approval from State Department

Besides the lawsuit brought against the company by environmentalists, indigenous groups, and several landowners, the opponents of the pipeline have been success...


Moon eclipse: Blood Moon pictured from space in stunning images

The eclipse will already have started by the time the Moon rises over the United Kingdom and Western Europe. The moon will pass through the centre of the Ea...


Congrats! We've used Earth's quota for 2018

That means we have already used up our allowance for water, soil, clean air and other resources on Earth . That nefarious honor belongs to Qatar (February 9th)...


Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do!

The results contradict widely held scientific thinking that microbe taxa, due to their very large populations, rarely die off. "Bacteria rarely fossilise, so ...


Observation points to see lunar eclipse today

That's the long eclipse. Thankfully for astronauts aboard the International Space Station , they got a clear view of the Earth's shadow as it passed over the...


India wins five gold medals at Lisbon Physics Olympiad

Regarding further studies, Jain plans to go to MIT-US, while Goyal, Tiwary and Gupta are keen on IIT-Bombay. The youngest of all, Nishant is a class XII student...


'Haven't walked the walk': Coles slammed over plastic bag backflip

A Coles spokeswoman said when the ban on single-use plastic bags came in, some customers said they needed more time to transition to reusable bags. Coles ...


Mars Closest to Earth in 15 Years Today

But because the distance of each planet from the sun differs, the time taken by each planet to revolve around the star varies. NASA said that won't happen aga...


NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) begins operations

For the next two years, the satellite will be tracking the nearest, brightest stars and keeping a lookout for transits, which are periodic dips in the star's li...