World oldest Sumtran Orangutan, Puan dies at 62

She was in a zoo environment, but to the end she always maintained her independence. Puan's chief zookeeper penned an obituary in The West Australian newspaper to pay a tribute to her on Tuesday, the BBC report added. "Her genetics count for ju... More..

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Trump creates 'Space Force' to ensure US extra-terrestrial dominance
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump creates 'Space Force' to ensure US extra-terrestrial dominance

He said: "You will be part of the five proud branches of the United States Armed Forces: Army , Navy , Marines, Air Force and the Coast Guard ". Currently, numerous military's space-related projects fall...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

"Space Force" ordered by President Trump

Trump tells military members at Miramar Air Station in San Diego, California that space is a war-fighting domain. A spokesperson for the Department of Defense did respond to questions saying: "We understa...More..

Black Hole Swallows Star, Belches Particles as Scientists Watch
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Black Hole Swallows Star, Belches Particles as Scientists Watch

This is known as a tidal disruption event and, although it is hypothesised to be a regular occurrence throughout the galaxy, little is known about what happens during these stellar deaths. The material of the s...More..

Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Way Faster Than Expected, Scientists Warn
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Way Faster Than Expected, Scientists Warn

The two year study found that rising ocean and air temperatures are both destabilizing ice shelves from below and also causing them to crack on top, which ups the chance they might break off, according to a Un...More..

Rate of Antarctica's ice melting has tripled since 2012, study finds
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rate of Antarctica's ice melting has tripled since 2012, study finds

The conclusion: from the 1990s until 2012, Antarctica lost ice steadily at 76 billion tons annually. At the northern tip of the continent, ice shelf collapse at the Antarctic Peninsula has driven a 25 billi...More..

Huge Mars Dust Storm Could Mean Loss of a NASA Rover
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Huge Mars Dust Storm Could Mean Loss of a NASA Rover

NASA's Opportunity rover's science operations have been temporarily suspended as it waits out a growing dust storm on Mars, the United States space agency said in a statement. However, it said that the rover ...More..

Who will win World Cup 2018? Vote for your champion!
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Who will win World Cup 2018? Vote for your champion!

The result at the FIFA Congress on the eve of the 2018 tournament means global football's showpiece event will return to the North American continent for the first time since the United States hosted it in 1994...More..

France seeks freeze on palm oil use, imports
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

France seeks freeze on palm oil use, imports

Farmers will start blockading French refineries and fuel depots of Total SA on Sunday, to protest the company's decision to import palm oil for a biofuel refinery, Christiane Lambert, president of farmers' uni...More..

ISRO’s PRL scientists discover an ‘EPIC’ planet
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

ISRO’s PRL scientists discover an ‘EPIC’ planet

They integrated the spectrograph with a 1.2m telescope at PRL's Gurushikar Observatory in Mount Abu, to measure the mass of the planet, leading to the discovery. The star's effective temperature is estimated at...More..

Soyuz capsule delivers 3 astronauts to Space Station
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Soyuz capsule delivers 3 astronauts to Space Station

He performed his first space flight from May 28 to November 10, 2014 as part of Expedition 40/41 in the capacity of the flight engineer of the Souyz TMA-13M spacecraft and the space station. They'll spend almos...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Explainer: Indian scientists discover exoplanet 600 light years from Earth

Indigenously designed " PRL Advance Radial-velocity Abu-Sky Search" ( PARAS ) spectrograph integrated with a 1.2m telescope, was used to measure the mass of the planet, which facilitated the discovery of the p...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

These 550-Million-Year-Old Footprints Could Be The Oldest Ever Discovered

The scientists are unsure whether the creature had many legs or just two, and whether it was a member of the arthropod group, which includes bumblebees and spiders, or annelids , which contains modern-day brist...More..

Mars Rover Curiosity Finds More Clues to the Potential for Life
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Mars Rover Curiosity Finds More Clues to the Potential for Life

Those molecules are familiar building blocks for life here on Earth , including carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen. No matter its objective, these work as "chemical clues" for researchers about Mars. Dril...More..

United Nation's Environment Alerts About The Global Plastic Pollution
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

United Nation's Environment Alerts About The Global Plastic Pollution

For India , World Environment Day 2018 is not a "symbolic" celebration, but a mission, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said. It also tends to achieve realistic alternatives to replace the ...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

What has Nasa found on Mars? Alien life? Watch announcement livestream here

Organic molecules pop up frequently in space , but it's neat that Mars had life's building blocks during a time when many think it was more habitable. "We have just satisfied a mission objective for Curiosity...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Counter-order, the Nine Planet does not exist

At the edge of the solar system, small dwarf planets like Sedna move in unusual ways that suggest an unseen ninth planet may be lurking in deep space beyond Neptune, asserting its gravitational pull. In som...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 delivers SES-12 into orbit
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 delivers SES-12 into orbit

SpaceX successfully launched the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on Friday, May 11 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Together with SES-8, SES-12 will reach 18 million TV homes...More..

Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the president's action is due to a national security interest in securing the national power grid's resilience. "Too many of these fuel-secure plants have retired ...More..

There may be credit implications with Trans Mountain
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

There may be credit implications with Trans Mountain

If no one wanted the pipeline last week for $4.5 billion, why would anyone pay $5 billion or $6 billion for it now? Now, Justin Trudeau has chose to use taxpayer money to buy the entire pipeline. NDP Leader J...More..

Grainy, icy 'dunes' found on Pluto
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Grainy, icy 'dunes' found on Pluto

The scientists noted that the dunes on Pluto appear to be largely composed of icy, grit-sized shards of methane, possibly containing a small amount of frozen nitrogen blended in with it. Pluto's mild winds then...More..

Kinder Morgan opponents to fight on
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Kinder Morgan opponents to fight on

The $4.5-billion purchase price does not cover the construction costs of building the new pipeline, however; Morneau refused to say what that cost may be. "Our Canadian employees and contractors have worked ver...More..

Lions, tigers, jaguar break out of German zoo
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Lions, tigers, jaguar break out of German zoo

The animals were believed to still be in the zoo's ground, but residents in the area, near the Luxembourg border, were advised to stay indoors. A bear had also escaped from the privately owned Eifel zoo, but ...More..

Hawaii's volcanic smog blankets Marshall Islands
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hawaii's volcanic smog blankets Marshall Islands

The lava flows from Kilauea are still ongoing, and as the molten rock spews forth volcanic gasses and ash come along with it. Residents have complained of health hazards from emissions from the plant since it...More..

Storm Alberto: Florida and MS declare states of emergency
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Storm Alberto: Florida and MS declare states of emergency

Alberto will likely strengthen Sunday through Monday afternoon as it moves parallel to the Florida Gulf Coast, and area that is low in wind shear and therefore favorable for development. The storm now remains ...More..

DRC match to go ahead despite Ebola outbreak
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

DRC match to go ahead despite Ebola outbreak

The health ministry says there are now 28 confirmed Ebola cases, 21 probable ones and two suspected. Seven new Ebola cases and two deaths were confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the health min...More..

It turns out Apple could build its new campus in North Carolina
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

It turns out Apple could build its new campus in North Carolina

Lawmakers in North Carolina are apparently making a bid for Apple to build its next campus in the state and the Research Triangle Park is apparently at the top of the list for possible sites, CNBC reports. ...More..

RED Hydrogen One is coming to AT&T and Verizon 'later this summer'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

RED Hydrogen One is coming to AT&T and Verizon 'later this summer'

Simultaneously Verizon announced that it would also be carrying the RED Hydrogen One . The 5.7-inch phone's major feature is a holographic display that can project 3D images. Verizon also doesn't give ...More..