Science

Did Aliens Send a Probe Into the Solar System?

The object known formally as 1I/2017 U1 was spotted October 19, 2017 by Robert Weryk of the Institute for Astronomy using the Pan-STARRS1 telescope system on Mo...


Apocalypse: What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

According to NASA, a "galaxy merger" is a slow process that can take more than a billion years to complete. Now, the researchers have observed several pairs o...


Scientists create 'bionic mushroom' that can power an LED bulb

From fields to sauteeing pans, button mushrooms are incredibly common. Mushrooms as a source of power? Cyanobacteria -- single-celled organisms that a...


Stephen Hawking's wheelchair and thesis sold at auction

Auctioneer Christie's had 20 other items associated with the late physicist up for grabs, including a script from one of his appearances on The Simpsons , whic...


Imperial Oil takes FID on Aspen project

The company projected to achieve EPS growth of -77.20% for this year and estimated to attain at 26.87% for next year. Analyst projected EPS growth for the next ...


Federal Judge Halts Construction Of Keystone XL Pipeline

The Obama-appointed judge specifically called out State's disregarding the climate change arguments against the pipeline it had made under Mr. Obama. The ruli...


China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station as ISS days numbered

In August, the space station's crew had to plug up an air leak in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft that's now docked to the station. Right now, it's the only oper...


WMO: Ozone layer healing

Scientists assessing the state of the ozone layer have shown that the Montreal Protocol - the worldwide agreement that committed to reversing the damage by ph...


More protection: UN says Earths ozone layer is healing

The Southern Hemisphere is expected to have repaired by 2050, while the ozone hole above the Antarctic should disappear in the 2060s, scientists said. As a re...


Wind turbines kill birds of prey in Western Ghats

They found areas with wind farms had four times fewer buzzards, . In particular, the team observed an explosion in the raptors' favorite meal - fan-throated...


NASA posts photo of crashed 'flying saucer from outer space'

Nasa wrote: 'A flying saucer from outer space crash-landed in the Utah desert after being tracked by radar and chased by helicopters. It was launched in 2001 t...


Harvard Researchers: Space Object Was Alien Spacecraft

A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system a year ago may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers...


NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope captures creepy smiling face amidst

Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the universe that are bound together by gravity. The Hubble Space Telescope captured a friendly ...


Brexit deal may be close after United Kingdom cabinet warms to May's plan

At a news conference in Slovakia, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier reiterated Brussels' support for Ireland's position on a backstop arrang...


Elon Musk Hints at Bringing His Business to India

In February, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Tesla Roadster auto manned by Starman , a mannequin in an astronaut suit, into the sky. The SEC's subpoenas ad...


NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope retires after nine years exploring space

Now the telescope remains in a stable orbit and is far enough away from the Earth. He managed to discover thousands of planets around other stars, which scienti...


Russia's Angara-A5M Rocket Capable of Orbiting 27 Tonnes of Payload - Rogozin

The Oct.11 launch was meant to carry NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin to the International Space Station , but a short time a...


Climate change deadline gets worse as ocean heat study shares bad news

It found that for each of the past 25 years, oceans absorbed heat energy equivalent to 150 times the amount of electricity mankind produces annually. A networ...


REx captures 'Super-Resolution' image of asteroid Bennu

Researchers used a super-resolution algorithm to combine eight recent images and produced a higher resolution view of the asteroid. These first images of Benn...


NASA’s Dawn mission to asteroid belt ends

The probe, now in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres , missed communications with NASA's Deep Space Network on Wednesday and Thursday; and mission managers ...


Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality continues to alarm citizens

In a response to Supreme Court's observation regarding the setting up of social media accounts, the Central Pollution Control Board today said, "a social me...


NASA's spacecraft breaks record for closest approach to Sun

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. It will continue to break its own record over the next seven years, carrying...


Colored bird eggs traced to dinosaurs

Recently, the same pigments found in colored bird eggs have been discovered in some fossil dinosaur eggs. Maybe bright colors facilitate the search of egg...


Spinal cord stimulation breakthrough helps paralyzed patients walk

The other two men who have successfully walked after the implant was inserted are Gertan Oskan, a 35-year-old man from Netherlands who had had a road traffic ac...


Handful of nations hold fate of world's vanishing wilderness

An worldwide team of researcher, led by the University of Queensland in Australia , recently mapped intact ocean ecosystems, complementing a 2016 project cha...


NASA declares dead elite planet-hunting spacecraft

He is best known for his laws of planetary motion. Officials announced the Kepler Space Telescope's demise Tuesday. Kepler stared at stars in a particular...


A NASA Spacecraft Just Broke the Record for Closest Approach to Sun

Its final close approach - coming just 3.83 million miles from the Sun's surface - is expected in 2024, NASA said . In a Statement, Parker Solar Probe ...


Budget 2018: Delay to plastic levy will stall recycling, firms warn

Making matters worse, roughly 70 per cent of Webb collected was not now recyclable - and 93 per cent of his plastic pile was single-use. In addition to providin...


Russian Federation blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and a Roscosmos cosmonaut failed two minutes into the October 11 flight, sending their emergency capsule into a sh...


New Zealand signs global declaration to cut plastic waste

Businesses that have signed up will publish annual data on their progress to ensure transparency with the public and drive momentum. "We will do our part to ens...


NASA has successfully tested the Martian parachute

Friday, in turn, created a peak load force of around 70,000 pounds. The object, dubbed ASPIRE (Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiments), ...


NASA Kepler spacecraft dies after nine years of planet hunting

Kepler also experienced thrusters around the time when it began its 19th observation campaign in late August 2018 and then went into sleep mode, though was able...


NASA optimistic it can revive Opportunity, its grounded Mars rover

However, it's also possible that other conditions during the dust storm damaged critical components of Opportunity , and the rover has, in fact, reached its ...


China to allow 'strictly controlled' rhino and tiger trade

The new rules ban the sale, use, import and export of such products, but allow exceptions under "special circumstances", such as medical and scientific research...


Astronomers noticed a mysterious white cloud on Mars

This is an extinct volcano, which reaches a width of 250 kilometers. Mars just experienced its northern hemisphere winter solstice on 16 October. Even thoug...