Science

Russian spacecraft sets record for speedy trip to space station

Progress-MS-09 cargo spacecraft detached from the third stage of Soyuz 2.1a rocket, and began independent flight to the International Space Station (ISS), the...


200-million year old monster pushes back the clock on giant dinosaurs

A team of researchers dug up some ancient bones on Argentine soil that belongs to 200 million-year-old species of dinosaur . Ingentia prima , which can be tra...


How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

While women have come forward to report abuse by Kozinski that occurred as early as the mid-1980s, there have been no known reports of Kavanaugh being aware o...


Dramatic Video Captures Moment Towering Iceberg Splits from Greenland Glacier

Such events could help researchers understand how glaciers will respond to natural variability and human-induced changes. The video depicts Helheim Glacier an...


Battle begins over Trump’s Supreme Court pick

He could powerfully influence the country's legal agenda for decades. "But that said , overall he has the foundation where we can expect responsible decisions ...


Space music: NASA listens in on Enceladus

Much like air or water, plasma generates waves to carry energy. Plasma waves found traveling between Saturn , its rings, and its moon Enceladus have been tur...


Woman bitten by shark while posing for Instagram photo

According to NBC News , Zarutskie was floating in the waters of Staniel Cay in the Bahamas as her boyfriend's dad took some snaps of her and a big ol' group...


Scientists have shown how a huge iceberg broke away from Greenland

Denise Holland , a research team field manager with NYU, caught the eye-opening occurrence on video, which condenses 30 minutes of activity down to about 90 sec...


Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel, goes in to hibernation

The agency has been monitoring the Kepler spacecraft closely for signs of low fuel , and expects it to run out of fuel in the next few months. The Kepler ...


Airbus is building the next Mars rover

With those funds, Airbus will develop its own Mars rover created to complete what NASA has started. The rocket will dock at the Mars Orbiter and come back t...


This is the world’s oldest colour

An global team of researchers from Australia, Japan, the United States and Belgium has successfully extracted bright pink biological pigments from 1.1-billion-y...


Israel to launch its first spacecraft to the moon

The event was also attended by Israeli billionaire philanthropist and SpaceIL president Morris Kahn, who donated some $27 million to the project. The unmanned...


No surprises with Tropical Storm Chris

The national weather forecaster says the storm is now off the coast of Carolina and is expected to begin moving northeast later today. The National Hurricane...


Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws in stores globally by 2020

Starbucks has become the first major food and beverage company to ditch plastic straws. One popular theory is that straws represent a kind of "gateway plast...


EPA Head Scott Pruitt Resigns

NBC News" website headlined its story , "Wheeler won't be any better for environment, green groups say", with a subhead that read, "The Environmental Working Gr...


Starbucks Eliminating Plastic Straws from All Stores by 2020

Starbucks will start the transition away from plastic straws in Seattle and in Vancouver in the fall, before launching a phased rollout in the U.S.in its fis...


Tropical Storm Could Bring Rough Weather to NL

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday that the storm has barely moved since Saturday. Tropical Storm Chris , the third named storm of the Atla...


Tropical Storm Chris forms off Carolinas; Beryl remains storms

A third named Atlantic storm that formed off the North Carolina coast early on Sunday was forecast to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S. National Hurrica...


Lions fatally maul suspected rhino poachers on South African game reserve

But the reserve's anti-poaching unit later noticed human remains near the lions Tuesday. Because night was approaching, police and anti-poaching officers had ...


'Hominins walked like modern humans, climbed like apes'

Her almost complete skeleton was discovered in the Dikika region of Ethiopia in 2002 by Zeresenay Alemseged, paleontologist and professor of organismal biology ...