Science

Ontario Premier Doug Ford visits Ottawa in the wake of devastating tornadoes

Residents leave with some of their belongings from a Gatineau, Quebec, Canada neighborhood on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The second tornado was classified as...


Space hoppers hitch ride on an asteroid

A pair of tiny JAXA robots, released by the Hayabusa2 probe, have successfully landed on the Ryugu asteroid and began transmitting images from the surface o...


TROPICS: Kirk in far southeastern Atlantic

For Kirk, tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles to the north of the center. A subtropical storm, Leslie has maximum sustained winds of 40 m...


Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

The floodwaters had also overtopped a steel retaining wall containing one of three large coal ash dumps lining the lakeshore. The company says another byprodu...


Japan space probe drops hopping rovers towards asteroid

The shadow of a Minerva-II lander, caught as it descends to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu . "The rover is expected to remain in the air for up to 15 minute...


Over 300,000 Customers without Power in Carolinas after Florence

Bethune said Sunday that the rivers were expected to crest in two days, with significant flooding. Further rescues are ongoing. In South Carolina, state of...


Tropical Storm Kirk forms in Atlantic Ocean

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward from the center up to 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest. Elsewhere over the Atlantic, forecasters are watchi...


'You better pray:' More flooding in Carolinas a week after Florence

In South Carolina, two women died on Tuesday evening when floodwaters from the Little Pee Dee River engulfed the van taking them to a mental health facility, au...


Spiders are 'having a party' in this terrifying 1,000-foot web

Tetragnatha spiders are reportedly small enough and fast enough to run on water even faster than they can on land. The increase in the number of mosquito...


NASA's Planet Hunting TESS Beams Back 'First Light' Image

Most importantly, the majority of them have been identified for the first time. NASA's TESS spacecraft - that stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Sate...


Octopus’s display Prosocial Behavior under the Influence of MDMA

In order to know how an animal will react to ecstasy , the octopus was placed in a three-chamber tank, in the water which added the drug: the individual was ...


1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

During the conference in Hawthorne, Musk refused to divulge the amount Maezawa paid for the mission although he said that the Japanese billionaire would be " pa...


1,000-Foot Spider Web Appears Overnight in Greece

Those who happen to find themselves wondering along the shores of Aitoliko and western Greece this September are set to witness an eerie spectacle. It was all...


US Air Force seeks sharp growth to stay ahead of…

The US Air Force has led the Armed Forces in establishing America's space capability such that it is unrivaled in the world. In June, Trump directed the P...


Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

The area has been identified as the town of Aitoliko in western Greece by media reports, with the phenomenon attributed to mating spiders . Local resident ...


Less than 340,000 have flood insurance in North and SC combined

Remnants of Hurricane Florence continue to threaten the east coast with torrential rain and flood risks. Although Hurricane Florence has long since depa...


Huge 1000ft spider web appears overnight on a beach in Greece

According to local experts, its a seasonal phenomenon caused by Tetrahnatha spiders, which build large nests for mating in during the warmer weather. In recen...


Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Musk hinted it might be a Japanese passenger, prompting Twitter to throw out names of very rich people like entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and legendary video ga...


Nissan Navara Dark Sky BOLDLY goes where no telescope has gone before

It's essentially a tough, no-nonsense observatory on wheels. The show truck is equipped with a mobile observatory mounted on a custom off-road trailer. A secu...


The Hardest Known Substance in the Universe - Nuclear Pasta

Instead it can be found deep inside the crust of the smallest, densest known stars, scientists have discovered via computer simulations. The substance of su...