Science

Greenpeace 'crash' superman drone into French nuclear facility to show security flaws

France generates 75 percent of its electricity from nuclear power in 19 nuclear plants operated by EDF, Reuters reported. The group said the stunt was to hi...


Extreme heat continues this week in Almaguin, North Bay

School is out, summer vacation is starting, and the hot weather arrived just in time for this Canada Day weekend. He said that while the mercury will remain "...


This month's 'blood moon' eclipse to be the longest of the century

For a total lunar eclipse of a long duration to occur, the moon has to pass through the central part of the Earth's shadow. Director, Research and Acade...


Scott Pruitt Asked Aides To Find His Wife A $200,000 Job

He's corrupt, he's a liar, he's a climate change denier, and as a public servant, he should not be able to go out in public without hearing from the citizens h...


Astronomers captured the first image of a baby planet

SPHERE was created to study exoplanets and proto-planetary discs using a technique known as high-contrast imaging to filter out the planet's light from the...


Donald Trump holding interviews to fill Supreme Court vacancy

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with four potential Supreme Court justices on Monday, while a person familiar with the selection...


What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

The question "loomed large" among the other Supreme Court justices in a number of important decisions, his former law clerk Joshua Matz told ABC News' "Start ...


Very Large Telescope snaps first confirmed photo of a newborn planet

The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope has captured detailed imagery of a newborn planet carving a path through the protoplanetary disk surr...


World's first images of a newborn planet reveal birth of alien world

The planet, "PDS 70b" is a very large body of gas, with several times more mass than Jupiter , in a lonely rotation 3 billion miles from the star it rotates. "...


Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet bigger than Jupiter being formed

The image was produced by an advanced piece of equipment within the Very Large Telescope array at the European Southern Observatory's facility in northern Ch...


Stephen Hawking Dead: Theoretical Physicist Dies at 76

His passing was noted by actress Mia Farrow, Apple CEO Tim Cook, former President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Physicist Stephen Hawking...


Takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term

But he barreled forward as he engaged Mr. Trump in a discussion about what he should say to his constituents in New Jersey about the Trump administration's im...


Another 'excessive' heat wave set to hit Chicago this weekend

Are you ready for the heat wave? Eighteen states from New Mexico to MI have issued heat advisories , warnings or watches, making up a heat dome that is...


Heat warning issued for SD&G

It says people can find respite from the heat in seven cooling stations across the city with temperatures expected to reach the mid-30s. The forecast calls fo...


NASA postpones launch of James Webb Space Telescope to 2021

NASA previously had estimated an earlier launch date but the new launch date estimates to accommodate changes in the schedule due to environmental testing and ...


Milky Way is Full of Toxic Space Grease, Study Finds

The current space study provides precise information about "space grease" in the Milky Way . Tim Schmidt, a study author says that the space grease is not ...


Lights in the skies over South Florida caused by SpaceX launch

No mutinous takeovers like HAL from the 1968 film classic "2001: A Space Odyssey". "I mean, if you go out to the moon or to Mars, you can not take all mankind...


Speeding interstellar object 'Oumuamua is a comet, not an asteroid

Using latest observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes, an global team of researchers has now detected an unexpected boost in ...


Interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua behaves like comet: Scientists

As the complex rotation of the object makes it hard to determine the exact shape, there are many models of what it could look like. "This additional subtle fo...


Government fails to heed official caution on climate targets

The authors argue that when the United Kingdom abruptly cancels important initiatives like the Zero Carbon Homes plan, the lack of consistent policy carries a "...