Science

Isaac is 5th hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season

The current forecast track brings Florence on approach to the southeast USA coast on Thursday as a major and powerful hurricane . The storm was moving west at ...


Big wind, solar farms could boost rain in Sahara

Although the results of the climate model test suggested that there's still a lot of work that needs to be done to truly prevent the Sahara Desert from expan...


Hurricane Olivia is Threatening Hawaii with Flash Floods

Late Saturday or Sunday, the storm's expected to make a turn toward the west or west-southwest as a ridge builds north to the north. The storm is forecast to ...


Mars rover Curiosity sends a selfie back to NASA

But after nearly 15 years exploring the red planet, Opportunity may not have the strength or ability to comeback. The panorama showed the rover's main body cove...


Tropical Storm Florence continues its churn toward U.S. coast

There is also Tropical Depression Nine in the Central Atlantic. In the Eastern Atlantic the disturbance east of the Cabo Verde Islands has strengthened into ...


Renewable energy could green Sahara

These effects can change the climate, and since climate change is that renewable energy has the objective of avoiding, there is a need to understand the implica...


Sahara Desert: Study shows how vegetation can be improved

Dr. Lee and his team used a simulation method to predict the impact of such large-scale projects on renewable energy in the Sahara and neighboring Sahel. They g...


The Bonnethead Is the World's First Known Plant-Eating Shark, Researchers Say

While more research needs to be done, the scientists say that there may be more omnivorous shark species lurking in the ocean. For some time, biologis...


Scientist Passed Over for Nobel Wins $3M, Donates It

In February 1968, they announced the discovery of pulsars in a Nature paper that rocked the science world. "Professor Bell Burnell thoroughly deserves t...


Watching Florence off the East Coast

Swells, rip currents expected this weekend at Southeastern North Carolina beaches. A path toward Florida appears unlikely at this point, but we'll let you know ...


UK, French fishermen strike deal in 'Scallop Wars'

In a series of confrontations last week , French fishermen threw smoke bombs and hurled insults at British boats, which were heavily outnumbered. The French sa...


Space telescope "Kepler" woke up

The spacecraft was given a new lease on life by using the pressure of sunlight to maintain its pointing, like a kayak steering into the current. "The Kepler s...


Russia weighs in on possibility of deliberate act in space station damage

Dmitri Rogozin, director of the country's space agency Roscosmos, previously said a person could have deliberately made the hole using a drill, either during ma...


Giraffe attack leaves mum and son critical

Mr Williams chased the giraffe away, but not before his family had sustained serious injuries. Katy had a "very long surgery" and Finn had also undergone an o...


8 more bird species confirmed extinct due to deforestation

In the animated film Rio , Jewel and Blu were the last pair of bright blue Brazilian parrots in the world. Five of the eight bird species confirmed or suspec...


Brett Kavanaugh’s Dangerous Relationship With Race In America, Explained

Leahy stared at Kavanaugh before saying "that is convenient". With Booker's act of civil disobedience providing more transparency to Kavanaugh's hearings, man...


Carlsberg replaces plastic six-pack rings with glue

Plastic rings pose a serious threat to wildlife and are choking landfill sites, and together with plastic bags are linked to increased ocean pollution. Marine ...


87 elephants found dead in Botswana, conservationists say

The Times also noted that Botswana's new government after gaining power in April demilitarized the anti-poaching unit. Mr Chase said poachers had been tar...


Trudeau says he won't use 'tricks' to ram through pipeline construction

Ottawa is now considering its options, including potential legislation and an appeal, said the prime minister, but he wouldn't definitively outline the next ste...


Cassini mission: Towering hexagonal vortex spotted on Saturn

The team says that either two hexagon vortex weather patterns formed spontaneously and identically, or the hexagonal vortex is massive and towers vertically for...


Cory Booker just released confidential Brett Kavanaugh documents - read them here

Capitol Police said 70 people were arrested on the first day of the Kavanaugh hearing on Tuesday . Blumenthal did not single out Collins and Murkowski by nam...


French President's Approval Rating Down to Record Low 23% Amid Gov't Reshuffle

The centrist leader is expected to select a replacement for popular environment minister Nicolas Hulot , whose shock resignation last week caught France's poli...


Scientists Just Identified The First Known Omnivorous Shark Species

But at least oneshark is made of less stern stuff, as American researchers found that it's omnivorous - and happy to munch on seagrass. The bonnethead was o...


Scientists invent new form of solar power

It's a process they call semi artificial photosynthesis , and they say it could help revolutionize the development of renewable power. Oxygen is produced as a ...


Grassley Blasts Out Kavanaugh Docs As Dems Release Emails

The entire Senate will most likely vote on confirmation by the end of the month. With impeachment on the minds of many Democrats, some have expressed concer...


Capitol Police arrest 73 on day two of Kavanaugh hearings

Richard Blumenthal of CT, "selecting a justice on the Supreme Court who potentially will cast a decisive vote in his own case". "So sad to see!" Leahy can not...


Brett Kavanaugh Proves Elusive During Second Day In Supreme Court Hot Seat

Chuck Grassley , the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, asked Mr Kavanaugh whether he would have any trouble ruling against the president who nomin...


Planet Nine might be invisible for at least 1,000 years

From the search for intelligent alien life to the dark matter that binds our cosmos, our universe is hiding plenty of juicy secrets. The first theory to come ...


Tickets for Electric Picnic 2019 to go on sale THIS WEEK!

If you were at Electric Picnic this year, we want to hear all about your three days of music, craic and entertainment. Abandoned tents also make up a large ...


Chuck Grassley Opens Kavanaugh Hearing Blasting Democratic Disruptions, Gets Interrupted by Protesters

Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said he would consider making the documents public in time for Leahy's next round of questions Thursday. President Dona...


Norman strengthens to a major hurricane as it continues west toward Hawaii

Will Hurricane Olivia hit Hawaii? The forecast track of Hurricane Olivia as of 11 p.m. HST Tuesday. It was expected to turn northwest tonight and Thursday, t...


Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf Coast

The remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon may impact your weekend plans and bring heavy rainfall to IN by Saturday night. Gordon is expected to reach shore later ...


Tropical Storm Gordon forces cancellation of Anna Maria fireworks show

Across the region, governments are making their preparations. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared states of emergency. T...


Protesters interrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing for second day

Kavanaugh, 53, would replace retired swing-vote justice Anthony Kennedy, a move that could solidify a hard-right majority on the nine-member court and help shap...


A space elevator? Japan looks to conduct its first test this month

TWO tiny satellites are on their way to the International Space Station . The test equipment, produced by researchers at Shizuoka University, will hitch a ri...