Sci-tech

Scientists may have found liquid water on Mars

Scientists from the Italian space agency have discovered a large underground lake on Mars , which could significantly increase the probability of life on the...


SpaceX Falcon 9 deploys Telstar 19V satellite to orbit

Sunday's flight was the second for a block 5 first stage and the fourth for the upgraded upper stage. What's important about the newly configured Block 5 vers...


Breaking ground at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Those cherished mementos are now part of Armstrong's private collection of space memorabilia, which will be going up for auction in the fall, the Associated ...


Archaeologists have discovered the remains of the world's oldest snakes

Scientists have discovered the oldest known baby snake fossil, a find that will reveal more information about the creatures that lived in ancient Earth. Sci...


Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Jupiter's 79 known moons are the most of any planet in the solar system, followed by the 62 identified around the giant ringed gas planet Saturn. They disc...


Watch Blue Origin's high-altitude abort test during latest rocket launch

Its effectiveness is essential to ensuring the safety of any people who might ride aboard the capsule in the future. The vehicle lifted off from the company's...


Twelve new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter; brings total cout to 79

Two of the newly discovered moons orbit much closer to Jupiter and have a prograde orbit, meaning that they orbit in the same direction as the planet. Gareth W...


Heat warning issued for Peel and other parts of Southern Ontario

While the high temperatures aren't unusual for this time of year, Environment Canada is warning those most at risk, like young children and seniors, to take pre...


Astronomers have discovered where the most powerful cosmic rays

The neutrino was detected by a South Pole observatory called IceCube that was specifically created to catch the particles. Blazars are the central cores o...


Hurricane Chris forms in Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Chris, a category 2 storm now, was churning away from the Mid-Atlantic coast on Tuesday and isn't expected to make landfall in the mainland US, the ...


King Cites Concerns About Kavanaugh Nomination

Grassley said the Senate could vote on the nominee by later September or early October. A simple majority is required. Fallon, who is the executive director...


Russian spacecraft sets record for speedy trip to space station

Progress 70 connected with the space station as both spacecraft navigated high over the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand. The fastest-ever cargo r...


Senator Graham Slams Democratic Dissent of Kavanaugh

The Yale graduate has been a judge on the USA court of appeals for the D.C. circuit since 2006. Democrats are also raising red flags over Kavanaugh's past wri...


Instagram Model Bitten By A Shark While Trying To Take Pictures

Her boyfriend's father took several photos throughout the attack, capturing the exact moment that Zarutskie came in contact with the 5-foot-long shark. She is u...


Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws In Its Stores By 2020

As Fast Company reported, plastic straws have been banned or are planned to be banned by Alaska Airlines and McDonald's U.K., as well as in Vancouver, the U...


Starbucks announces plan to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

Instead, its beverages will be capped with strawless lids - reminiscent of an " adult sippy cup " - or served with straws made from alternative materials "i...


American border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels - spokesman

Concerns about illegal immigration at the border between the U.S. and Mexico should not be applied to the Canada-U.S. border, he added. A representative with ...


National Hurricane Center issues advisories for tropical depression in Atlantic Ocean

The newly formed tropical storm is now over 1 200 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands, moving west-northwest. There are no coastal watches or warni...


Suspected rhino poachers killed by lions at South African reserve

Mr Fox said it was not clear exactly how numerous men there were, as there was "not much left of them". Investigators did find three pairs of boots and thre...


Canada's Ontario government scraps cap-and-trade program

Doug Ford said that when considering the future of the initiatives and programs begun earlier, the government will make the decision in each case, attracting mo...


Pompeo to return to North Korea

Noerper added that North Korea has made a commitment to denuclearize before the whole worldwide community. He said the administration was well aware of ...


Scott Pruitt resigns: Trump's scandal-ridden EPA chief steps down

Minka, who is a schoolteacher according to her Facebook profile, lists off multiple scandals Pruitt has been ensnared in since becoming EPA chief, including t...


This is the First Confirmed Picture of a Newborn Planet

Spectral analysis shows PDS 70b is a giant gas planet, with a mass a few times that of Jupiter and a surface temperature of around 1,830F (1,000C), making it ...


Start planning now for longest lunar eclipse of the century

The full blood moon lunar eclipse will take place on July 27, 2018, so keep peeling your eyes in the starting hours of that night and 28th.During glasses, the...


Greenpeace crash Superman-like drone into French nuclear plant

A Superman drone remotely controlled by Greenpeace activists crashes into a spent fuel storage building at a nuclear power plant in Bugey, France. 'This actio...