Thursday, 15 November, 2018
Air Force contracts SpaceX for satellite launch

Air Force contracts SpaceX for satellite launch

The Air Force will pay $130 million for the mission, which is higher than the standard rate for a F...

Millions of British children exposed to harmful pollution

Copeland, Barrow, Allerdale and Carlisle all came in the top 10 when it came to low levels of air p...

World's oldest known Sumatran orangutan dies

The female orangutan was euthanized due to what veterinarians said were age-related complications af...

Toxic plant that burns skin, causes blindness spreading in U.S.

Warnings have been issued in previous years after discoveries in Michigan , New York and elsewher...

Mars will make its closest swing toward Earth, bringing it closer and appearing brighter, than it ha...

The voice of theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking will be beamed into space wit...

Astronomers have managed to directly image, for the first time ever, a star being chomped down by a ...

They also highlight the existential threat facing low-lying coastal cities and communities home to ...

A spokeswoman for Inhofe later told Reuters that while the senator is not ready to call for resignat...

All three planets orbit a star known as HD 162396, that is situated about 330 million light-years ...

The woman claims that the gift was given to her by Neil Armstrong and now, her lawsuit is asking t...

The West Antarctic ice sheet has lost almost three trillion tonnes of ice during this span - with ...

This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the sun from th...

When Qatar won the 2022 bid in controversial fashion in 2010, it seemed like having the World Cup...

Since the storm began bearing down on Opportunity , the rover has started conserving energy by endi...

A total of 16 sites were blocked on Monday afternoon, France's largest farm union FNSEA (National ...

The NHC said, with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour, Bud is now moving northwest at abo...

The name of the star is EPIC 211945201 or K2-236 and the planet is EPIC 211945201b or K2-236b. Ini...

These rocks can be from the ancient lake bed, and these type of rocks may be as old as billions of y...

Previous attempts to accomplish this priced the feat at around $600 per ton, the BBC reported. Onc...

The delay, which also affects Mercedes customers Williams and Force India , would not affect perf...

Since 1979, when the NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft flew past Jupiter, scientists were in wonder abou...

According to the team, the animal appeared to have paused time to time as the footprints were conn...

In the last 70 years the storms have slowed by ten per cent. In the Atlantic region, storms moved 20...

Further details on the find, however, are now scarce and the rover's results have been embargoed b...

He told reporters he said he had very fruitful talks with NASA US colleagues today, and yester...

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said, " Plastic is not the problem, but what we do with plastic...

Methane previously had been detected in Mars' atmosphere in large, unpredictable plumes. A self-p...

Since it is a tiny asteroid of just 2 metres it would have burnt completely when enters the Earth...

Three crew members of the International Space Station returned to Earth on Sunday after completing...

Unfortunately, given that the federal government seemed reticent to exert its authority in the pipel...

The initial launch was scheduled for last Friday but was canceled for more testing. The company in...

As Bloomberg noted, there is no guarantee the president would sign off on the directive, but the W...

The statement from the White House didn't detail how the government would work to keep plants open. ...

HBO's "Game of Thrones" features a "Mother of Dragons", but a fossil that's hundreds of millions of ...

A bear had also escaped from the privately owned Eifel zoo, but was shot, a spokesperson told AFP. A...

However some lobbyist watchdog teams warned that the efforts to approve the fee's proposed measures...

The federal Liberal government is spending $4.5 billion to buy Trans Mountain and all of Kinder Morg...

Instead, an energy company which has followed the rules in good faith, spent almost a billion dollar...

Alberto has 35 miles per hour sustained winds and the center is forecast to track north-northwest t...

In return, Kinder Morgan will go ahead with its original plan to twin the pipeline this summer while...

The tropical system became a subtropical storm Friday, the hurricane center said. Florida Governor...

Montana's Fish, Wildlife, and Parks department reports that on May 16th, a rancher observed the an...

The Florida Panhandle has been issued with a mandatory evacuation notice, affecting some 4,200 housi...

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for ... In our area, the primary threat from Alberto is floodin...

Overall, NOAA predicts that there will be 10-16 named storms , of which 5-9 could become hurricanes...

Alan Bean's "Reaching for the Stars" graces the wall of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. He became...

The possibility of enduring the asteroid was now slim for tree-dwelling birds; removing their envi...

Not all rice varieties saw the same drops in nutritional value, raising hope that future research co...

New Horizons has already moved on toward its next target. The new theory comes from researching ...

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They have discussed collaboration on "priority foreign policy issues including Venezuela, countering...

House seats and other positions. It's about 2,600 fewer people than the number who voted in the fi...

The Parker Solar Probe is now the closest spacecraft to the sun-it passed the current record o...

Now orbiting the sun 156 million kilometres from Earth, the spacecraft will drift further from ou...