Sci-tech

Thursday meteor shower could produce 400 shooting stars an hour

In that last meteor storm in 1995, stargazers saw 400 meteors per hour, or about seven per minute, as ABC 7 tells us . And it will likely only last for a short...


Here's What Happens When a Solar Storm Slams Into the Earth

The new findings were published today in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters . Launched in 2000, the Cluster probes had been analysing the Earth's...


Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight This Evening

But this year could come with a little more "shooting star" activity than normal on Friday night in the Americas and early Saturday morning in Europe. The best ...


Today’s babies won’t know life without climate change, new report warns

Globally, concern about effective action has surged since U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned the global Paris Accord on climate change and took steps to dism...


IEA warns clean energy insufficient to meet growing demand

The use of more fuel-efficient auto engines will knock out 9 million barrels a day of demand, while the growth of electric cars will displace about 4 million a ...


Don’t forget to catch the Leonid meteor shower this weekend

An estimated rate of 400 meteors per hour could peak on Thursday night, but you'll want to get out a half-hour before peak time (about 11 or 11:15 p.m.). Check ...


Doctors warn of ills for kids in warmer world

Richard Horton , editor-in-chief of The Lancet . "With the full force of the Paris Agreement due to be implemented in 2020, we can't afford this level of dis...


Mercury’s rare Sun transit will happen on Monday: Here’s how to watch

As indicated by the agency, the transit will be visible from Earth and can be viewed by those in the Americas, Atlantic, Europe, New Zealand, Africa and wes...


Watch Mercury pass in front of the sun today

Today, for 5.5 hours, the planet Mercury will cross the face of the sun as seen from Earth in what scientists call a transit. Rather, you'll need a telescop...


Mild Veteran's Day; Another Cold Blast on the Way

Wednesday morning will likely break record cold temperatures. For tens of millions, the cold will barge in suddenly, with temperatures plummeting 30 degrees ...


SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

SpaceX called off an attempt to use two vessels to catch the fairing - the nose cone that protects the payload - out of concern about sea conditions. Once the S...


Crikey, Mercury Is Going to Transit the Sun

Mercury transit 2019 will be seen from Middle East, Africa, and Europe at sunset time, while it will be seen from Eastern and Central America at noon and from U...


IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

Poland's sport and tourism minister will become the agency's fourth president. "We can look back at what testing these athletes have been subjected to over th...


Don't Miss The Rare Transit Of Mercury On November 11, 2019

During the transit, Mercury appears as a tiny black dot moving across the disc of the Sun. Only two planets - Mercury and Venus - are closer to the sun than t...


ETSU to host Mercury transit viewing for the public

Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the sun in view of most of the world. A transit can only take place when the Earth, Mer...


NASA to study previously unopened Apollo sample

The new invoice is meant as a more expansive look at of place policy, and it encompasses the Trump administration's Artemis System to land humans on the Moon. N...


How to watch Boeing's Starliner capsule launch abort test

The 16.5-foot-tall (5-meter) capsule propelled itself off its test stand at 7:15 a.m. MST (9:15 a.m. EST; 1415 GMT) Monday morning. NASA in a press release ...


Colts 'optimistic' QB Brissett will play Sunday

In his first 18 National Football League games with the Dolphins , Fitzpatrick had two interceptions, including one that he returned 50 yards for a touchdown a...


Air Force's mystery space plane completes 2-year mission

The Pentagon's secretive X-37B spaceplane landed in Florida on Sunday after a record-long orbital flight lasting more than two years , the US Air Force sa...


Keystone Pipeline Spills 9,120 Barrels of Oil in North Dakota

The exact amount of oil spilled from the pipeline will not be determined until after the cleanup process has finished, the company said. The impacted wetlan...


Elon Musk raises eyebrows after million dollar donation

Musk has also changed his Twitter name to Treelon and his avatar to an image of a forest. This snowballed among other high-profile YouTubers, and TeamTrees w...


Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

Air Drive is getting ready to launch the sixth X-37B mission from CCAFS in 2020. "The X-37B continues to demonstrate the importance of a reusable spaceplane...


NASA has found the 'jack-o'-lantern nebula'

The image of the O-type star was taken by its Spitzer Space Telescope . A giant star, which is roughly 15 to 20 times heavier than the sun and known as an ...


Rising Seas Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previously Thought, Study Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people threatened by climate change-triggered flooding is about three times higher than previously thought, a new study says. ...


Umps' controversial call in Game 6 draws strong reaction from players, fans

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg was named 2019 World Series MVP after the game, making him the first overall number 1 pick to win the title with the te...


Nats win to force World Series decider

Ideally, the Nats could go back to Suzuki to catch Stephen Strasburg in Game 6 on Tuesday night in Houston . Martinez said that Scherzer won't be limited...


Greek lead astronomer finds water on exoplanet twice the size of Earth

While this planet is not a second Earth , said one of the researchers of this latest study, Angelos Tsiaras , as he spoke to journalists at a Nature press b...


Google proclaims 'quantum supremacy' with new supercomputing breakthrough

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai hailed the result as a sea change in computing. But the latest findings, published in the scientific journal Nature , show that "...


Woman Makes Life-Changing Breast Cancer Discovery After Visiting Thermal Camera Museum

In a statement on the official Camera Obscura website , Gill said: "I visited with my family in May 2019 during the school holidays". Gill has undergone two sur...


Dinosaur-killing meteorite instantly acidified the oceans

Because of the foraminifera fossils shows that puts future life on this planet on shaky ground the burning of coal, oil, and gas could result in a pH dip higher...


The first all-women spacewalk: Watch Nasa astronauts talk about their experience

The United States has not landed an astronaut on the moon since 1972. NASA had initially deliberate to go to the moon in 2028, however sped up the timeline ...


NASA Is Currently Testing Inflatable Tents For Moon Habitats

NASA astronauts and longtime friends, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have been snapping space selfies as they change a failed battery charge unit on the first...


Solar, wind power to hike renewable energy capacity by 2024

The IEA " Renewables 2019 " report said growth will be driven by a combination of cost reductions and government policy. Solar PV accounts for 60% of the ri...


Greta Thunberg in Edmonton for climate rally; counter-rally planned

St. Albert carpenter Tim Boetzkes attended the march and said it was "fantastic" to see all the people, young and old alike, out at the march. "We aren't do...


Orionid meteor shower set to peak Monday night

Constellation Orion, which serves as the Orionids' radiant, will be the hub of the meteor shower , however, NASA recommends to view the Orionids 45 to 90 deg...