Science

'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

For now, the show will be on a break following the Season 2 finale, with the guarantee that it will be back with new episodes very soon. From being a one-dimens...


Rare 'blue flower moon' to appear on Saturday

Rao cited an older definition of the Blue Moon from the now-defunct Maine Almanac, which said that if there are four full moons in a season instead of the usu...


Bob Hawke remembered as champion of local government

It will be a long time before we see a person of his qualities character and capacity again, if at all. Opposition leader Bill Shorten said late Saturday ev...


Woman on moon will inspire young girls - Nasa chief

When Bridenstine became the agency's administrator, a planned moon landing was a decade away, but in a March speech, Vice President Mike Pence lit a fire unde...


'Game of Thrones' Series Finale Photos Don't Reveal a Damn Thing

One tweet comparing the public perception of United States foreign policy and the reality of the situation has already garnered more than 22,000 likes. Because ...


Explorer reaches deepest spot on Earth in historic dive

He is attempting to become the first person to travel to the deepest part of the Earth's five oceans and needs only one more dive to complete the Five Deeps...


SpaceX Delays Launch of 60 Starlink Internet Satellites Over High Winds

In its final form, Starlink will consist of almost 12,000 satellites - six times the number of all operational spacecraft now in orbit - in several orbital "s...


Climate Change Activists Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

Security staff raised the alarm around 5:15 a.m (1915 GMT Monday) after protesters climbed the landmark bridge. Police from Sydney City Police Area Command ...


NASA Will Send a Female Astronaut on The 2024 Moon Mission

Of that, $10.7bn was allocated for the "Exploration Campaign", which included a lunar-surface landing in 2028 - and which would lay the groundwork for a missio...


Deepest underwater dive in human history finds plastic on ocean floor

They also collected samples of brightly-coloured rocky outcrops from the seabed. 'This submarine and its mother ship, along with its extraordinarily talented ...


Research: Shrinking moon may be generating moonquakes

The scarps form when one section of the moon's crust (left-pointing arrows) is pushed up over an adjacent section (right-pointing arrows) as the moon's interior...


Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

Down there he found fantastic sea creatures, but also found a plastic bag and sweet wrappers . It is the third time humans have reached the ocean's extreme d...


Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag

Vescovo says he's proud of these scientific finds - and also that the team's got a submersible that's up for the challenge. They also saw a spoon worm, a pink s...


Barge collision shuts down Texas shipping channel

League City said air monitoring is being conducted by Bayport Channel Collision Reponse, which provided the report below . Video from on scene showed one barge...


Scientists Create a Plastic That Can Be Recycled Endlessly

Currently, however, the recyclable PDK has only been recycled in the lab, and the team has not tested it at an industrial scale. A by-product of petroleum, ...


Blue Origin unveils lunar lander ‘Blue Moon’ and BE-7 rocket engine

Blue Moon isn't your typical lunar lander: Its cool features include an on-board LIDAR system that can map the lunar landscape and help select a proper landing ...


Three-foot-tall cousin of T-rex fills some big evolutionary boots

It is thought to have weighed up to 90lb, compared with nine tons for a fully grown T-rex. That boy was Sterling Nesbitt, and he's now an assistant professor at...


Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques pulls in SpaceX shipment to space station

The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. David Saint-Jacques, a Canadian astronaut and one of the residents o...


History in the Making: Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Launches Tonight on Moon Mission

The Israeli craft is expected to reach its destination on April 11, making Israel the fourth country to land on the moon, behind the U.S., Russian Federation an...


SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Heads to ISS With Cargo After Successful Launch

SpaceX has confirmed that the Crew Dragon capsule underwent an explosion during a recent test. The uncrewed Dragon cargo spacecraft containing 5,500 pounds of...