Sci-tech

How to watch this weekend's shadowy Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

However, it will not be visible from India as it is taking place during the day time. May 26, 2021: Total Super Blood Flower Moon eclipse - The Moon's lu...


Tropical depression heads for Bermuda

The tropical Atlantic continues to show signs of life. An area of low pressure will be forming off the Florida Gulf Coast and has a 40% chance of development ...


Scientists develop formula to compare ages of dogs and humans ‘more accurately’

Their work is based on a new concept in ageing research known as epigenetic clock, which analyses the chemical modifications to a person's or a species' DNA ove...


Record temperatures across the GTA as heat wave continues

Area communities under the warning includes Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Ear Falls, Red Lake, Ignace, Kenora and goes to Thunder Bay as well. This Friday saw a high...


Mississippi’s Republican Governor Signs Law Removing Confederate Symbol from State Flag

Lawmakers were confronted by a wave of calls from across the state and nation as opposition gained momentum spanning racial, religious, partisan and cultural di...


First Ice Age Underwater Aboriginal Sites Found Off Australia

Numerous items had marine life growing on them, but the team was able to identify a number of worked stone tools, including two possible grinding stones. "At Ca...


API responds to the House Select Committee’s climate plan

Biden's plan also sets a goal for net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 and pledges an enforcement mechanism that includes milestone targets no later than 202...


Lunar Eclipse 2020: Date, Time, Significance And More

Unlike a Total Lunar Eclipse , a penumbral lunar eclipse will not turn into a reddish blood moon. The eclipse is flawless for those who will stay late af...


South Pole warmed three times the global rate in last 30 years

Researchers in the United States, New Zealand and Britain while analysing weather data of the past 60 years concluded that the South Pole was experiencing "acce...


Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how to watch

In the year 1867, Professor Edmond Weiss in Vienna noticed that the orbit of Comet Thatcher seemed to almost coincide with the Earth around April 20 and lat...


Nasa's smell of space launched as perfume

A smell which you can add to the "cosmological memories" file in your brain with this " Eau de Space " perfume: a fragrance originally developed by NASA that ...


Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

The influenza virus, dubbed G4 EA H1N1 , is genetically descended from A/H1N1, which caused the 2009 swine flu pandemic . China has identified a new strai...


Here’s what to expect from Tuesday’s weather forecast

Tonight we'll have a few more clouds with the slight chance of a t'storm continuing. "Modest surface heating beneath an upper-level low has [led] to widely s...


USQ team help discover 'Super-Earths' orbiting nearby star

The research, which was published in Science , holds a lot of promise, but we don't yet possess the technology to view these Earth-alikes in greater detail. Mo...


NASA releases 10-year timelapse of the Sun

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) was launched back in February 2010 with a mission to reveal the workings of our enigmatic star, and shed light on how sp...


Don’t miss tonight’s Super Pink Moon, the biggest supermoon of 2020

If the moon is within 10 percent of its closest distance to the earth at the moment of full moon , it is considered to be a supermoon, according the Royal Obse...


M 7.4 natural disaster strikes Mexico, shaking felt hundreds of kilometres away

As many as 30 buildings in the capital were damaged, worldwide media reports said. Rockfalls blocked the winding mountain roads between the state capital of O...


NASA Wants You to Design a Space Toilet for Future Moon Missions

However, this time they are looking to "miniaturize and streamline" the toilets. The modern toilet is a marvel of engineering but it relies largely on gravity ...


Leading climate scientist criticises UK over its record

The country's emerging electric-vehicle charging network should be rapidly expanded, and only new vehicles that are zero-emissions sold by 2032, it said. This y...


Mexico quake kills at least five and causes panic

Debris was strewn across some sidewalks in Mexico City, more than 400 miles away, as plaster from building facades crumbled and tiles were shaken loose. Similar...


Giant Saharan Dust Cloud To Touch Down in North Texas

It's not unusual for Saharan plumes to travel this far west during the summer months, Hernandez said. A new NASA animation tracks the movement of an unusu...


Sahara dust cloud continues to advance in the caribbean

In fact, it's so dense that astronauts monitoring satellite imagery from the International Space Station can see a large swirl of reddish-brown over the wester...


Forecast: Dust and sand from the Sahara

The image showed that the dust from Africa's west coast extended nearly to the Lesser Antilles in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. The cloud has yet to disinte...


Looks Like There Could Be 35 Other Alien Civilizations in Our Galaxy

In fact, 36 is the lower limit - an estimate based on the assumption that intelligent civilizations only survive long enough to broadcast through space for an a...


Giant ancient egg found in Antarctica could be first from a mosasaur

An artist's interpretation of a mosasaur , an extinct marine reptile that scientists think may have laid the egg. Above: The egg's soft shell shown in dark ...


Stunning 'ring of fire' solar eclipse set for this weekend

Just hours after the official start of summer, the moon will pass directly between the Earth and the sun in a celestial alignment known as a " ring of fir...


Curiosity Spots Earth and Venus from Martian Surface | Space Exploration

The plate features a version of the medical symbol known as the Rod of Asclepius, with a serpent entwined around a rod. Storing the spacecraft and waiting ano...


Trans Mountain Pipeline Restarted After Release

The crude oil pipeline transports diluted bitumen, a type of heavy crude, from Alberta's oil sands to port in Burnaby, BC. A barrel of oil contains roughly 15...


NASA confirms Tom Cruise will film a movie in outer space

So, although the concept of a movie set in space sounds risky, I am sure Cruise and his team will take all the necessary precautions and make a film that will c...


Partial solar eclipse in UAE on June 21, dos and don'ts

The lunar penumbral eclipse 2020 occurred on June 5. At 5-02 PM, the partial eclipse will reach its peak with almost half the sun covered by the moon. This spec...


Community reacts to historic ruling on LGBTQ rights

Today, the Human Rights Campaign responded to a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court affirming that sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination are pr...


Cheap drug could help save lives from coronavirus, early study results show

Even though dexamethasone was only shown to be effective in extremely sick Covid-19 patients, especially those on a ventilator, the researchers claim the drug ...


SpaceX confirms successful deployment of 58 Starlink satellites

The company will launch 2 more launches in the same month, following the Starlink mission it launched successfully on June 4. Actually, SpaceX is the first co...


Wildlife activists welcome China's new pangolin protections

A rescued pangolin in Uganda. Pharmacopoeia delisted pangolin scales . It's brown scales and pink paws quickly disappeared in the emerald underbrush. While w...


Cristobal weakens to a depression while tracking farther inland

Cristobal weakened into a depression early Monday after inundating coastal Louisiana and ginning up unsafe weather along most of the U.S. Gulf Coast, sendi...