Stories about Sci-tech

Jul 26 2018

Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed in mars

The lake was discovered in the Planum Australe region using the MARSIS (Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding) instrument. "It's probably not a...

Jul 22 2018

Jeff Bezos' company will charge $200000 for a flight to space

The booster and capsule - both repeat fliers - landed successfully. Wednesday's flight will be the ninth by a New Shepard rocket, and the third using Blue Origin's ...

Jul 16 2018

Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, killing six other animals before recapture

Three other animals were being treated after the incident. Two injured foxes survived overnight. "We perform drills for just these situations multiple times a year an...

Jul 13 2018

TS Chris to become hurricane off NC coast

Jose Alamo, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, told The Associated Press that 1 to 5 inches (3 to 13 centimeters) of rain fell across Puerto Rico. The off...

Jul 12 2018

Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Nominee to the Supreme Court?

The centrist Anti-Defamation League was also wary of Trump's nominee. The downside is that they'll be persona non grata in the party. As soon as it was announced Kenned...

Jul 11 2018

Tropical Storm Beryl moving through the Atlantic Ocean

The storm poses no threat to land, but forecasters expect it to become a hurricane on Monday. While the forecast for tropical storm and hurricane activity levels in t...

Jul 02 2018

SpaceX Launches AI Robot, Fresh Supplies For ISS Crew

Like HAL, the autonomous Cimon is an acronym: it stands for Crew Interactive Mobile Companion . " CIMON is created to support astronauts in performing routine work,...

Jul 02 2018

Temperatures near 100 degrees across Northeast as heat wave blazes on

Sunday will likely be the hottest day of our potentially long heat wave as highs approach 100 degrees, maybe falling just a degree or two short in some spots. Records ...

Jul 01 2018

Supreme Court justice nominee coming July 9, Trump says

CBS News has learned that the two leading contenders are D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett...

Jun 15 2018

Antarctica is losing ice at an increasingly rapid rate

We have long suspected that changes in Earth's climate will affect the polar ice sheets. Estimated annual ice loss from the Antarctic Peninsula rose from 7 billion to...

Jun 09 2018

Hurricanes are slowing down, wreaking havoc on coastal communities

In particular, a slowing of circulation as the polar regions warm up faster than equator ought to slow down storm tracks, as well. Experts believe that continued global...

Jun 01 2018

BC Wants Its Piece Of Trans Mountain Despite Opposition

Energy East would have been a job-creation bonanza, expected to create nearly 3,720 jobs during the construction phase and 97 permanent jobs once the pipeline was built. ...

May 31 2018

Alberto expected to make landfall Monday

Forecasters said Alberto has most recently taken a north-northwest track that would bring it over the northern Gulf of Mexico during the night and make landfall on or i...

May 30 2018

Five Things: the next steps for getting the Trans Mountain project done

Finance Minister Bill Morneau told media that the next step will be to sell it off to the highest bidder once market conditions allow. During or following construction of...

May 27 2018

Florida Is In A State Of Emergency As Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches

Alberto is classified as a subtropical storm, though it could develop into a more traditional tropical system by the time it makes landfall Sunday night or Monday. Wea...

May 26 2018

First tropical system of the season possible this weekend

An early named storm doesn't indicate the this year's hurricane season will be more or less active than normal. From Friday through Tuesday, parts of the Southeast ma...

May 25 2018

SpaceX launches, releases NASA's GRACE-FO, Iridium Next satellites

SpaceX will launch two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA and five commercial communications satellites today (May 22) in a sort of carpool mission to space. GRAC...

May 22 2018

'God made you like this,' Pope reportedly tells gay man

The virtue that primarily distinguishes a woman, Pope Francis said, is tenderness, like the tenderness of Mary, when she "gave birth to her first-born son and wrapped H...

May 17 2018

YouTube Premium Replacing Red; New YouTube Music Service To Launch Next Week

Pay $11.99 per month and you'll have access to YouTube Premium , which includes YouTube Music Premium, as well as ad-free videos, downloads and access to YouTube Ori...

May 14 2018

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission

The Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 includes improvements such as upgraded heat shields to protect the rocket's base during re-entry. Mohammad Ziauddin, Bangladesh's am...