Stories about Sci-tech

Oct 14 2018

Aborted launch astronauts to go to space next year: Russian space agency

The journey was expected to take six hours. The Soyuz capsule returned to Earth via a ballistic descent, which is a sharper angle of landing compared to normal. NASA's ...

Oct 13 2018

Rescues, damage in Florida after hurricane — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Waves of search and rescue teams are fanning out across the Florida Panhandle looking for people who rode out Hurricane Michael. Wakulla County issued a dire warning, s...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael responsible for young girl's death in Georgia

The storm's eye is moving across southern Georgia and towards the Carolinas, which are still reeling from epic floods caused by Hurricane Florence last month. "It feels...

Oct 12 2018

Global Temperature To Rise By 1.5 Degree Celsius Between 2030 And 2052

The statement comes after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC ) released a report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C. The report, fully titled a...

Oct 12 2018

Hurricane Michael strikes Florida, moves to Carolinas as tropical storm

Even before Michael made full landfall, it was whipping trees with its winds and flooding the town of Port St. Joe. Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida...

Oct 10 2018

U.N.: We Have Just 12 Years to Prevent Global Warming Catastrophe

Scientists have warned that the enormous changes in energy, transportation and land use required to meet this goal are technically possible, but now appear unlikely. If...

Oct 10 2018

USA residents flee as Hurricane Florence threatens 'exceptionally bad news'

It was located 925 kms east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving at 28 kph in a west-northwest direction. Its maximum sustained winds are expected to top 14...

Oct 07 2018

ISS astronauts return to earth among US-Russia tensions

Station crew members traced the hole to the Soyuz, and quickly patched it inside with gauze and epoxy, after ground teams detected a slight loss of station pressure on Au...

Oct 06 2018

Farmer's "Doorstop" Valued At $100K After Incredible Discovery

The 22-plus-pound meteorite turned out to be the sixth-largest in MI and was valued at $100,000. The Smithsonian and another museum in Maine have already expressed inte...

Oct 01 2018

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring flooding, rip currents in US

The hurricane center said there were no coastal watches or warnings in effect, but swells generated by Rosa were expected to cause unsafe surf and rip current conditions ...

Sep 28 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk to bring heavy rains to Caribbean - NHC

Heading into the weekend, Tropical Storm Kirk is expected to run into some robust wind shear which is forecast to zap its strength as it transforms into a "remnant lo...

Sep 27 2018

While Tropical Depression Kirk bears watching, system between Bermuda, Bahamas could develop

Little change is forecast for the storm's intensity through Tuesday, but it looks likely to strengthen with winds kicking up to 65 mph within 48 hours, forecasters said M...

Sep 27 2018

What is a tropical storm, and other weather terms explained

The National Hurricane Center upgraded Kirk's chances this morning as the cluster of thunderstorms moves quickly west at about 25 miles per hour. According to forecas...

Sep 26 2018

Japan lands rovers on asteroid in historic mission

During that time, Hayabusa2 will drop four probes 60 metres to Ryugu's surface. Weighing some 0.6 metric tons, the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft was launched on December ...

Sep 23 2018

Florence's rain leads to destructive wall of water snaking down Carolinas

Governor Cooper described the effects of Hurricane Florence as epic and disastrous. Flood waters need to lower before authorities can send inspectors to determine the...

Sep 23 2018

Area volunteers help in wake of Hurricane Florence

To help out with the relief efforts, each customer is able to make a monetary donation when checking out at any Southern Kentucky Kroger location. The Salvation Army ...

Sep 23 2018

Foot Spider Web Blankets Entire Lagoon In Greece

Spiders have apparently picked the outskirts of the said town and coated the vast area with their webs. The web was created by Tetragnatha spiders , a type of spider ...

Sep 22 2018

81-year-old man dies in Florence's floodwaters in SC

The women were being transported by sheriff's deputies from a hospital in Loris and from the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health in Conway to McLeod Health Darlington, CNN...

Sep 19 2018

Wilmington cut off by extreme flooding as floodwaters rise in North Carolina

When they heard dogs howling in a flooded neighborhood, a group of people immediately went to investigate. The Lumber River overflows onto a stretch Interstate 95 in Lu...

Sep 19 2018

Japanese billionaire books first moonshot aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Maezawa revealed that he has purchased all seats on the first crewed flight of SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket - a new launch system that's being created to colonize...