Science

Hey, Spock! Real-Life 'Planet Vulcan' Orbits Sun Featured in 'Star Trek'

The astronomers made their find using the 50-inch Dharma Endowment Foundation Telescope on Mount Lemmon in Arizona, and laid out the details in a paper publis...


Scientists: Humanity needs to reconsider the negative image of the wasps

But the truth is wasps may be just as useful as bees , researchers at the University College London argue in a new study. For the study, published today in...


Great White "Lair" Discovered in Pacific

Stanford marine scientist Barbara Block is behind the discovery of the white shark cafe, which is now the largest known gathering spot of white sharks. Block an...


Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

People wait for a distribution area to open and hand out MREs, water and tarps in Wilmington, N.C. He sympathized with those who were forced to flee and are n...


Cheers At SpaceX: Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot

On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of the BFR and the spaceship which will carry passengers around the Moon. Musk had previously said he wante...


Spiders' mating season cloaks Greek seaside with giant web

A wide area of greenery has been covered by Tetragnatha spiders, which can build large nests for mating, according to Greek newspaper Daily Hellas. An increas...


Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

At his first stop in Cherry Point, North Carolina , Trump participated in a hurricane briefing, where he praised all agencies involved in recovery efforts, cal...


Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 37; Donald Trump visits stricken area

Later, Trump helped distribute box lunches consisting of hot dogs, chips, and fruit, to people who had waited over an hour to collect the meal. "He also wante...


Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'

The president later told reporters the homeowner told Trump his insurance company didn't want to pay for the damage, according to the report . Harrowing po...


North Carolina's Cape Fear River Rises to Over 60 Feet

The storm is being blamed for at least 37 deaths in three states. Trump visited several sites in North Carolina and SC almost a week after the storm...


NASA's newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image

The Kepler telescope has done a fantastic job since launching in 2009, but with that workhorse satellite reaching the end of its life , it's time for the Tran...


Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

More than 15,000 people remain in shelters and more than 200,000 customers are without power across North Carolina, six days after Florence made landfall as a C...


Swollen Rivers Near Record Levels As Florence

The death toll from Florence rose to at least 17 as the storm crept slowly westward over the Carolinas Sunday, dumping massive amounts of water on the region....


Meet the billionaire dreamer taking Musk's rocket to the moon

After people responded with questions, Musk weighed in and confirmed that the render of the Big Falcon Rocket , which is still in development , is new and "i...


Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

The death toll from Hurricane Florence has risen to 32 as the now post-tropical cyclone continues to inundate parts of the east coast. In North Carolina , ...


Tesla plummets after report of criminal investigation into Elon Musk’s public statements

The news service cited two people familiar with the matter that it did not identify. Department investigators requested documents from the company last mon...


Michael Jordan donating $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief

The death toll from the storm rose to at least 32 in three states, with 25 fatalities in North Carolina, as remnants of the once-powerful Category 4 hurricane -...


Hurricane Florence aftermath: Flooding crisis in North and SC

Officials say flooding could continue to worsen for several days as water flows into the state from flooded areas in North Carolina. The Japanese city of Sapp...


How you can help with Tropical Storm Florence relief efforts

Volunteers and supplies are needed to help with the animals, including dog food, fleece blankets, towels, paper towels, bowls and cleaning fluids. The Americ...


North Carolina's Florence flood disaster is growing

After tearing through the Carolinas for several days, Hurricane Florence severely damaged tens of thousands of homes, killed over a dozen people, left almost ...