Science

Swiss satellite tech to improve weather forecasting from space

The launcher is capable of delivering a reference payload mass of up to 1,500 kg into a circular sun-synchronous orbit of 700 km altitude. Data on air movemen...


Mysterious Aurora-Like Lights Above Canada Continue To Confuse Scientists

As noted, they look like narrow ribbons in the night sky , featuring vibrant purple and white hues. This new study has confirmed STEVE is not an Aurora and...


Prehistoric turtle lacked a shell, but had a beak

Experts suggestthat Eorhynchochelys sinensis could inhabit shallow water and feed both in water and on land. When it comes to animals with iconic features...


Scientists confirm ice exists at Moon's poles

Compared with other planetary bodies in the Solar System, the patchy distribution and smaller abundance of ice on the Moon suggests that the delivery, formation...


Congressman’s Misuse of Campaign Funds Includes $1,500 in Steam Games

Hunter easily finished first in a June primary and established himself as a strong favorite to hold onto California's 50th Congressional District in San Diego a...


'Survival of the sluggish' suggests evolution favours slackers

Talking about the study's ramifications in the short term, Strotz said that his team's research could be vital in determining which species might become endan...


Space Station captures images of hurricane approaching Hawaii

Residents were stocking up on water, food and emergency supplies as Lane was tracking some 370kmh southwest of Kailua-Kona, a town on the west coast of the Big ...


Woman loses NASA Internship after vulgar tweet

The saga began Monday when user Naomi H celebrated her acceptance into the internship program with a profanity-laced tweet. Twitter has been pretty divide...


Pride of America steers clear of Hurricane Lane

The forecast for Hurricane Lane has been a challenge for meteorologists. The National Weather Service warned that some areas could see up to 30 inches (76...


Stephen Harper Calls Out Maxime Bernier As A Sore Loser

Bernier made the announcement at a news conference today, and also took aim at current Conservative leader, Andrew Scheer. Bernier said the last Conservative...


Hurricane Lane threatens direct hit on Hawaii

In Maui County, damaging tropical storm-force winds could begin late Thursday and risky hurricane-force winds Thursday night and early Friday . - Torrential ...


International Space Station satellite releases stunning images of Hurricane Lane

U.S. weather authorities said Lane had weakened slightly to a Category 4-storm but was still packing maximum sustained winds of 130 miles (215 kilometers) per h...


New Aurora Definitely Not an Aurora

To photographers and star-gazers in northern climes, Steve has been a familiar night phenomenon for decades. STEVE, vibrant streams of purple and white light, r...


Bringing back coal will kill thousands of people per year

She said strong, immediate action was needed to curb climate change pollution and promote affordable, clean, and sustainable energy. Klee said CT also has...


Hurricane Lane grows to Category 5; Hawaii braces for impact

The storm was in the Pacific about 315 miles south of the Big Island town of Kailua-Kona early Wednesday, with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Global A...


Arctic's oldest, thickest sea ice has started breaking apart

The Guardian reported on Tuesday that the ice breaks, which result in water opening up north of Greenland, have happened twice in 2018 because of warm winds ...


The Why: Contact lenses clogging up our waterways

Due to their size and packaging materials, recycling facilities typically can not handle contact lens processing, so they are diverted to landfills. "The tea...


Meet Steve: the mysterious purple ribbon in the sky

The Alberta Aurora Chasers , that even formed a Facebook group for tracking the aurora lights, named the new type of Aurora STEVE . Bea Gallardo-Lacourt, a s...


Hawaii On Alert As Hurricane Lane Strengthens To Category 5

The most powerful storm on record hitting Hawaii was Hurricane Iniki, a Category 4 that made landfall on Kauai island on September 11, 1992, according to the ...


Mysterious Ribbon of Light Called ‘STEVE’ Is a New Celestial Phenomenon

Image credit: Ryan Sault. The study's results suggest STEVE is an entirely new phenomenon. Now, a new study by researchers at the University of Calgary i...