Science

Trump talks to 4 possible court nominees as interviews begin

Justin Clark, director of the Office of Public Liaison, will oversee White House coordination with outside groups. Shah will take leave from the position of T...


Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., joins activists at the Supreme Court as President Donald Trump prepares to choose a replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy...


Astronomers Believe They Have First Image of Newborn Planet

Miriam Kepler of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany said hints of baby planets have been detected before, but astronomers were not sure whether ...


Supreme Court fight in the spotlight — Sunday shows preview

Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Neil Gorsuch , Trump's first pick to the high court, have indicated more broadly that they respect legal preced...


Astronomers reveal first image showing birth of baby planet

Like life on earth, the planets orbiting other stars throughout the universe are incredibly diverse. The image was produced by an advanced piece of equipment ...


Renown Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at Age 76

He changed our understanding of black holes, and was the first scientist to unify Einstein's theory of relativity with the tiny, invisible world of quantum...


Trump narrows list for Kennedy replacement; will announce pick July 9

Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, in part to give the Senate time to consider a nominee and hold votes before the midterm elections in November. "I ho...


Heat Wave Bakes Parts Of The Midwest And Northeast With Extreme Temperatures

With the humidity, it will feel around 105 degrees. An air quality alert is also in effect Sunday for several area counties, including Genesee and Wyoming. ...


Record-breaking heat in the forecast as Canada Day weekend gets underway

Environment Canada also warns to watch out for serious medical conditions such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and to seek medical help if anyone is suffer...


Astronomers Discovered The Milky Way Is Greasy and Toxic

To determine how much "space grease" there is, the researchers recreated in the lab greasy carbon forms typically found in the discharges of carbon stars. The...


SpaceX sends AI robot to space station

About 10 minutes later, SpaceX's Twitter account confirmed Dragon was "in good orbit". From there, it is scheduled to rendezvous with the ISS on July 2. Once b...


Will choose justice July 9, Trump says

The president said two women are among the candidates he's considering among a pool of between five and seven potential nominees. Check out how cartoonists sa...


Climate watchdog raps government for missing decarbonisation plans

The UK could fail to hit legally binding emissions targets if it does not take "urgent action", the government's official advisers have warned. Lord Deben, ch...


Spotlight turns to GOP women in Supreme Court fight

Kennedy's retirement has provoked liberal fears that the Supreme Court might soon have a pronounced conservative leaning that could overturn Roe v. "I think ...


Moon Helium 3 Search Is Part Of ISRO Chandrayan 2 Mission

The main objective is to find deposits of helium-3, which have resulted from solar winds hitting the moon , which doesn't have a magnetic field to protect itse...


Trump’s Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor

Everybody has been buzzing about the Supreme Court since Justice Anthony Kennedy announced on Wednesday that he would be retiring at the end of July. And to...


Trump will seek conservative in Supreme Court nominee search

Liberals said Kennedy was tarnishing his legacy by retiring before the election and not turning another Supreme Court seat over to President Donald Trump . B...


Enceladus's subsurface ocean harbors complex organic molecules

It's apparently the only world in our solar system (other than Earth , obvs) with all the things we need for life, with recent readings from a Nasa probe rev...


Saturn and full moon shine bright this week

Thursday, and should make for some good skygazing for the next couple of nights. "When the moon is low on the horizon, it allows you to capture the view with ob...


Ottawa weather: possible heavy thunderstorms, then extreme heat

Environment Canada has issued an extreme heat event warning for the Canada Day long weekend. Showers and thunderstorms were in the forecast for Southwestern...