Science

Who is Yusaku Maezawa?

SpaceX , has announced that the company's 2023 moon mission will be streamed live in high-definition virtual reality so that viewers can get as close to the act...


Researchers Dosed Octopuses Ecstasy, and Here's What Happened Next

The octopus who normally leads an anti-social existence. They've also been known to eat each other in hostile situations. Scientists chose to use octopuses for ...


Heads up 'Star Trek' fans, scientists have just discovered the planet Vulcan

Spock. "It's so exciting! Star Trek imagined this planet Vulcan, and now we've found this planet", said Jian Ge, an astronomer at the University of Florida,...


Spiders have blanketed a Greek lagoon in 300-meter cobwebs

There are hundreds of species of these spiders that live in various parts of the world. She also added that the phenomenon is caused by the gracious to increa...


Florence spawns reported tornadoes in Virginia, leaves at least 1 dead

Another person was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. Video shot in Richmond shows a dark funnel cloud forming over a building before sheering off...


Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

The cloudy web stretches over an abandoned boat, trees and rows of vegetation in photographs published to Facebook by user Giannis Giannakopoulos. "It's nat...


A land transformed by water: North Carolina, before and after Hurricane Florence

In cities well inland, like Fayetteville, North Carolina, the floodwaters are continuing to rise, even as the main remnants of the storm moved over the Mid-Atla...


Spiders' mating season cloaks Greek seaside with giant web

The spider web appeared in Aitoliko, a city in western Greece. Giannis Giannakopoulos saw the "veil of webs" this week in Aitoliko, CNN reported . Recently...


SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

He expects that these masterpieces will inspire the dreamers in us. Until now, Americans are the only ones who have left Earth's orbit. SpaceX's ability to ...


Air Pressure: House Pressure would price $13 billion over 5 years

Adding 74 squadrons (each squadron typically has 12 to 24 aircraft ) would require an additional 40,000 personnel, both military and civilian, Air Force spokes...


DNA tracking holds the key to defeating ivory traders

Scientists matched information from DNA samples of elephant tusks taken from multiple shipments to their port of shipment to expose the smuggling cartels operat...


ESA Teams Up With Nissan To Build An Off-Road Observatory

But Nissan has come up with an answer in the guise of the Navara Dark Sky , a specially modified Navara pick-up which can tow a specially developed trailer w...


558-million-year-old fossil confirmed as the oldest animal ever

For more than 75 years , researchers have struggled to classify the Dickinsonia , a peculiar, vaguely jellyfish-like creature that lived about 558 million ye...


Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data

Though the Hayabusa2 team calls them rovers, these little guys will hop rather than roll from place to place on Ryugu's surface, gathering a variety of data a...


Scientists uncover 'strongest material in universe', and name it nuclear pasta

As those stars rotate (and neutron stars can rotate extremely quickly), those raised lumps could theoretically create ripples in the surrounding space-time - ...


Real-life Planet Vulcan orbiting 'Star Trek' sun & could host life

Has the planet Vulcan been found? According to " Star Trek " lore, after all, humans and Vulcans are scheduled to meet in the not-too-distant future of ...


Why do we love bees but hate wasps?

Culturally-speaking, they're often portrayed as pests that prey on the weak, whereas noble bees toil throughout the day, pollinate crops, and offer us riche...


British test satellite successfully snares space junk for first time

RemoveDEBRIS satellite, which was built by a consortium led by Surrey Space Centre at the University of Surrey, deployed a five metre wide net which was cre...


Great white shark lair in Pacific Ocean discovered by scientists

What particularly confused scientists was why sharks were swimming huge distances. The white sharks swim up and down an area of ocean known as the "mid-wate...


North Carolina floods producing variety of health risks

State-owned utility Santee Cooper in SC is placing an inflatable dam around a coal ash pond near Conway, saying the extra 2.5 feet should be enough to keep fl...


Tesla Facing Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk’s Tweets About Going Private

It's not clear what the Justice Department is investigating. "We have not received a subpoena, a request for testimony, or any other formal process", the spok...


Storm-ravaged Carolinas brace for even more flooding

At least 27 of the deaths happened in North Carolina . He tells SC "all that water is coming your way". "He promised 100 per cent support and we're going to ...


Blanket of spider webs creates stunning scene in Greek town

There are hundreds of species of these spiders that live in various parts of the world. Though those with phobias may find the sudden presence frightening, expe...


Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

President Donald Trump met with first responders in Conway, South Carolina on Wednesday and warned them of the danger of rising rivers. People sit outside ...


The closest to the Earth exoplanet may be habitable NASA

The Kepler space observatory, launched back in 2009, has discovered thousands of planets over its lifetime. Now, however, NASA scientists announced that Proxi...


Trump tours Carolinas as death toll from Florence rises

He said his state now has 13 rivers at major flood stage, with 7,800 residents in shelters and almost 200,000 customers still without power . U.S. "We are f...


Japanese billionaire to make first tourist moon visit

Maezawa gained his riches by founding two major Japanese online retailers, Zozotown and Start Today , which have made him one of the wealthiest people in J...


Is Hurricane Florence More Dangerous Because of Climate Change?

Furthermore, the storms appear to slow down more regularly and hence dumping more rain. For the first time, researchers have calculated the impact of climate...


Trump pledges strong federal support for hurricane-stricken Carolinas

In North Carolina, where thousands of people remain in shelters or are staying elsewhere, Cooper has urged patience, noting that roads remain treacherous and so...


NASA's planet hunter shares first image

Paul Hertz, director of NASA's astrophysics division, said in a statement . TESS managed to grab the image by using all of its four cameras for a 30-minute...


Trump will visit SC to survey damage from Hurricane Florence

The state previous year tallied about 830 million head of broiler chickens, plus 32 million head of turkeys, a federal inventory shows. He says, "There will b...


President Trump visits Carolinas to see Florence damage, recovery

Trump spent the run-up to the storm focused on criticism of the federal response to a hurricane that battered Puerto Rico past year, rejecting the official d...


WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence’s forecast

The recovery effort is under way, Mason said. "We will have to sort out the crop damage", he continued, adding: "I think that it's fair to say in terms of econo...


France and United Kingdom agree new deal to end 'scallop wars'

Speaking of France's failure to enforce a summer-long ban on all British boats fishing for scallops in the waters, French industry spokesman Pascal Coquet sai...


President Trump to visit Carolinas in hurricane’s aftermath

In Wilmington , population 120,000, workers began handing out supplies using a system that resembled a fast-food drive-thru: Drivers pulled up to pallets linin...