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Australia's most populous state entirely in drought

Unable to feed their livestock, many have been forced to sell or slaughter stock, sending the cattle industry into a decline that could take years to recover. "...


The Perseid meteor shower is going to be unbelievable this weekend

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak the night of August 12, into the wee hours of the morning on August 13. The storm peaks in the early morning hou...


Earth heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' state

It is very important to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases "warm up" the Earth . The worldwide research released on Tuesday says human-induced global ...


Endangered orca that sparked global rescue plan spotted in B.C. waters

The orca known as J50 appears emaciated and scientists have said she may have only days to live. Cottrell said the Canadian government was considering grantin...


Want to see the Perseid Meteor shower?

As meteors enter the earth's atmosphere they leave streaks of light in the sky, which some people call shooting stars. Bear in mind that between 10pm and 11pm, ...


Perseids 2018: Where and how to watch the dazzling meteor shower

The Perseid's shooting stars are caused by debris from the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet (Photo: Shutterstock)What are the Perseids? That's when the earth will...


NASA spacecraft set to begin 7-yr mission to "touch the sun"

Among the mysteries it will attempt to unlock is the formation of the solar wind - the charged flow of particles spewing out from the sun and affecting everythi...


Subtropical Storm Debby forms far out over the Atlantic

The storm was centered about 1,160 miles (1,870 kilometers) west of the Azores and was moving north near 16 mph (26 kph). It had maximum sustained winds of 65...


Heat warning in effect for the Kawarthas until Tuesday

For Halifax, daytime highs of 29 to 32 degrees are expected, with humidex values in the upper 30's. Heat warnings were also in effect Monday afternoon around ...


Gigantic Rogue Planet Found Lurking Outside Our Solar System

The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array radio telescope has detected emissions, presumably from an aurora , generated by an unusual body 12 times more massive th...


Category 3 Hurricane Hector drives west across the Pacific

Forecasters also said Hector is expected to maintain major hurricane strength for the next two to three days, CBS Honolulu affiliate KGMB reports . The US Na...


SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again

If that happens, we'd see the same Block 5 launch a whopping three times in just one year. This is not the first time SpaceX has successfully relaunched one...


Estonian descendant Nicole Aunapu Mann selected for American space flights

Geyer said . The first astronauts to fly to the International Space Station aboard privately developed and built commercial spacecraft will be announced by ...


Mysterious huge rogue planet spotted lurking outside our solar system

The planet is skirting the boundaries of our solar system - just 20 light years from Earth - and may prove to be an invaluable source of astronomic knowledge. T...


Red Tide Kills Thousands Of Fish, Marine Life

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is now examining samples of the algae from different locations along the west coast. "FWC will deploy ...


NASA assigns astronauts for capsule test flights

The astronauts will fly on the spacecraft developed by Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon and global aviation firm Boeing's CST-100 Starliner , as part of...


Suspect in Yellowstone bison incident arrested at Glacier National Park

Reinke's arrest capped an inauspicious week for the 55-year-old who was first arrested on July 28 at Grand Teton National Park for a drunk and disorderly con...


NASA Announces First Crew for Commercial Space Travel

Commercial space taxis offer an ostensibly cheaper, made-in-America option for NASA. NASA also announced the astronauts for the first missions, which will be ...


Mysterious Alien Radio Signal From Deep Space Detected By A Canadian Telescope

Since 2007, there have been around 30 confirmed sightings . Canada's brand-new CHIME telescope just picked up a mysterious radio signal from deep space a...


NASA names crews and dates for first USA commercial missions

Boeing said earlier this week it would carry out a test flight of the Starliner vehicle without humans later this year or in early 2019, after it suffered an ...