Science

Tropical Storm Beryl Forms In The Atlantic

The storm had sustained winds of 80 mph, and hurricane-force winds extend 10 miles from the center and tropical storm-force winds 35 miles from the center . ...


Beryl becomes first hurricane of the 2018 season

The storm strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane from a tropical storm early Friday morning. Forecasters say it is unlikely to have much impact on the island, w...


Ford Guts Carbon Tax - Here Is How Much You Save On Gas

Cap and trade, a carbon tax by another name, raises prices on goods and services rather than the taxes on them. The statement notes that the Auditor General's...


Total lunar eclipse expected on July 28

The eclipse will be seen in two parts, first, a total lunar eclipse will occur after it a partial eclipse will be visible both of these eclipses will last n...


State Department: 'No Surprises' for North Korea During Pompeo Visit

It will be Pompeo's first visit to Pyongyang since Trump and Kim held the summit in Singapore on June 12, when North Korea committed to work toward "complet...


Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

Today's signing makes Hawaii the first US state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. "By taking the lead on banning these risky chemicals in sunscreens,...


Northern white rhino could be saved from extinction using embryos

Scientists began to freeze northern white rhinoceros sperm in 2008, Hildebrandt said , storing 300 milliliters' worth, roughly the volume of a soda can. But no...


U.S. border officials question Canadian fishermen in disputed waters

The island is located between the Canadian province of New Brunswick and the USA state of Maine. Additionally, Malin said that Border Patrol agents would not bo...


Scott Pruitt out as Environmental Protection Agency head

And the news network, citing three people familiar with the matter, later noted that Pruitt had asked President Donald Trump to fire Attorney General Jeff Se...


Fair Game? Lions Eat Poachers on S. Africa Reserve

Rangers discovered the remains of at least two poachers, who were believed to have snuck on to the protected area, in a lion enclosure on the Sibuya reserve. "T...


Most of Earth’s meteorites came from just five or six ancient planets

Some of these lost worlds came to an explosive end when they collided with Earth, Mars and Uranus , but they live on in the form of moons of those planets. The...


Remarkable photo is first to show a baby planet being born

It is located roughly 1.8 billion miles from the central star , roughly equivalent to the distance between Uranus and the Sun. From the observations, astrono...


Start planning now for longest lunar eclipse of the century

That causes long waves of light to refract inwardly toward the moon, causing its famous red hue. A total solar eclipse occurs on August 21, 2017, at Mary'...


Scientists thrilled with closer views of Ceres' famous salty crater

Dawn will descend even closer to the salty deposits on the edge of the Occator Crater to capture more images , before landing on Ceres and going dark for good...


One country has banned plastic bags

Woolworths and Coles a year ago announced plans to voluntarily remove free lightweight plastic bags from their stores nationally and instead offer more envir...


NASA scientists to use submarines to hunt for meteorite remains

Naturally, some social media comments claimed that it was an alien spacecraft that crashes into the Earth. According to Fries, the meteorite fall was one of the...


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - NASA to test 'quiet' supersonic flights

NASA recently awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company a Dollars 247.5 million contract to build a faster-than-sound X-plane - official designated X-59 "...


Air Pollution Can Cause Diabetes Even At 'Safe' Levels Says Study

The rising Air Pollution is no doubt has become an overwhelming case, and a study reveals that alone in 2016, air pollution globally contributed to new diab...


Hosepipe ban remains in place across Northern Ireland

Restrictions are likely to be put in place this week unless the demand for water drops. A similar ban - which does not affect businesses - is to be introduced...


Australian supermarkets work to prevent "bag rage" as plastics ban takes effect

She said Target and Kmart's actions could encourage other retailers to "backslide" on the self-imposed bans. "We would have hoped they would have removed the ...