Blaze It: Far-Out High-Energy Neutrino Came From a Blazar

Neutrinos , Italian for "little neutral ones", are often described as " ghost particles ", for their extremely weak interactions with ordinary matter. But these ultra-high-energy cosmic rays are also the only plausible source of the high-energy ne... More..

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Jaguar escapes habitat at New Orleans zoo, kills 6 animals
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jaguar escapes habitat at New Orleans zoo, kills 6 animals

While it has not happened in quite a long time, the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans is not a stranger to an escaped jaguar. The feline was first reported missing from its enclosure at 7:20 a.m. After getting o...More..

Israel wants to conquer the moon in early 2019
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Israel wants to conquer the moon in early 2019

Hopefully, the success of the mission will inspire scientific curiosity among Israeli youth.Kahn said, "We are trying to replicate the Apollo effect in America", referring to the American program, which first l...More..

Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada

It is believed that Hurricane Chris may clip Newfoundland, Canada, later in the week, USA Today reports. The storm remains in an environment that will continue to gradually strengthen it as it is centered...More..

Dem senator: Kavanaugh would 'turn back the clock' on women's healthcare
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Dem senator: Kavanaugh would 'turn back the clock' on women's healthcare

He said that Kavanaugh's opinion in Newdow v. Roberts, a case presenting a challenge to prayers at the presidential inauguration and the phrase "so help me God" in the presidential oath, offered "some glimmer o...More..

Hurricane Chris: Forecasters say Atlantic Ocean beachgoers should be wary -- latest updates
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Hurricane Chris: Forecasters say Atlantic Ocean beachgoers should be wary -- latest updates

Satellite imagery of Chris shows a well-defined eye developing. A Met Office spokesperson said: "A cloudy start for many, but it will brighten up during the morning with plenty of warm sunshine in the after...More..

Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All Of Its Stores By 2020
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All Of Its Stores By 2020

It also plans to serve more of its drinks in cups with specially designed lids, which don't need straws. Cold beverages now account for more than half of Starbucks' beverage sales, the company says . NYC is ...More..

Instagram Model Captures Moment A Shark Bit Her Arm
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Instagram Model Captures Moment A Shark Bit Her Arm

Her boyfriend's father happened to photograph the entire incident; see his photos here. But the post attracted an influx of comments attacking her for "blaming the shark", BuzzFeed News reports. "At that poin...More..

Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Nominee to the Supreme Court?
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

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

Supreme Court Monday night. Around eight months later, Kavanaugh got involved in another contentious case in Florida. The justices' all-Ivy background - Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a law degree from Columbia ...More..

Acting EPA Chief Pledges 'Change of Tone' in Communications
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Acting EPA Chief Pledges 'Change of Tone' in Communications

That included the roughly 20 members of a security detail Pruitt's EPA had created to guard him around the clock. Pruitt had become a constant source of embarrassment to a president who had entered Washing...More..

Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores

In a move meant to cut back on waste, the global coffee giant said Monday that it would eliminate plastic straws from its more than 28,000 locations globally by 2020. The announcement from McDonald's followed...More..

This Is Tropical Storm Chris' Path and Forecast
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

This Is Tropical Storm Chris' Path and Forecast

High surf and risky rip currents are expected to spread from the North Carolina coast to New England for several days. Beryl is likely to result in rain accumulations of 2 to 3 inches in the U.S. There is a...More..

Starbucks Announces Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws by 2020
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks Announces Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks has announced that they want to globally eliminate plastic straws from their cafes by 2020. The strawless lids will begin to appear in Seattle and Vancouver Starbucks this fall, with phased ro...More..

Tropical Depression 2 forms over Atlantic Ocean
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Tropical Depression 2 forms over Atlantic Ocean

While disorganized, showers and storms continue to develop in this areas and conditions may become more favorable for tropical development over the next few days. The estimated minimum central pressure is 100...More..

Northern white rhino 'could be saved from extinction'
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Northern white rhino 'could be saved from extinction'

First, that rhino eggs can be captured from live females. The resulting hybrid NWR-SWR embryos developed to the blastocyst stage. Female white rhinoceros ovaries are about 6.5 feet inside their bodies. Hildeb...More..

Bolton: US has plan to dismantle N. Korea nuclear program in year
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Bolton: US has plan to dismantle N. Korea nuclear program in year

Pompeo has twice traveled to Pyongyang in recent months, once as Central Intelligence Agency chief and another time as secretary of state, meeting with Kim both times. "This is not like North Korea cheating or ...More..

Lions Kill Suspected Rhino Poachers After They Sneaked Onto South African Reserve
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Lions Kill Suspected Rhino Poachers After They Sneaked Onto South African Reserve

Staff members heard a commotion coming from the area where lions are kept and, suspecting that the lions' activity had disturbed the dog, did not immediately investigate further. Sibuya Game Reserve is home to...More..

Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator Amid Ethics Scandals
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator Amid Ethics Scandals

The White House yesterday called "troublesome" the mounting allegations against Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt , who is reportedly under investigation by a dozen separate federal prob...More..

The First Image of a Baby Planet Captured by Astronomers Recently
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

The First Image of a Baby Planet Captured by Astronomers Recently

The planet was caught by SPHERE , the planet-hunting instrument on the ESO's Very Large Telescope , according to ESO. These discs surrounding those juvenile stars are home for various planets, but till now ...More..

Greenpeace Crash a Drone into Nuclear Power Plant
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Greenpeace Crash a Drone into Nuclear Power Plant

A Superman drone remotely controlled by Greenpeace activists crashes into a spent fuel storage building at a nuclear power plant in Bugey, France. France generates an overwhelming majority of its electricity ...More..

Nova Scotia adopts new heat warning system
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Nova Scotia adopts new heat warning system

Heat warnings are issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada to inform the public when air temperature and humidex are forecast to be above a certain criteria for two consecutive days. Humidex values reach...More..

SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS

The Verge describes CIMON as something that resembles "a volleyball with a computer screen on one side", while FOX News has likened it to HAL-9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey movie. When Gerst calls to CI...More..

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9

One thing is certain as President Donald Trump surveys prospective Supreme Court nominees: Age matters. "All we are doing is following the long-standing tradition of not fulfilling a nomination in the middl...More..

5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term

During the Supreme Court term that just ended, Justice Roberts voted with the majority in divided cases more often than any other justice. Liberals fear that the next justice, who would replace retiring Ju...More..

No one on Trump’s short list is fit to replace Kennedy
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

No one on Trump’s short list is fit to replace Kennedy

Gorsuch and his fellow conservatives delivered on another GOP priority Wednesday in a decision that will deal a serious financial blow to Democratic-leaning organized labour. "Then we'll launch immediately". ...More..

Trump narrows Supreme Court list, to name nominee July 9
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Trump narrows Supreme Court list, to name nominee July 9

Two women are also reportedly on Trump's shortlist, including Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who is considered another frontrunner for Kennedy's seat. The move wouldn't be dissimilar from the Republican hijacking...More..

As Kennedy Retires, Senate Gears Up for a Supreme Court Brawl
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

As Kennedy Retires, Senate Gears Up for a Supreme Court Brawl

Kennedy, who served on the Supreme Court for 30 years, announced on Wednesday that he would retire at the end of July, which has already ignited a partisan skirmish in Congress over whether lawmakers should con...More..

Blood Moon 2018 Date
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Blood Moon 2018 Date

According to experts at EarthSky , Britons will be able to see the blood moon from 7.30pm until 9.13pm. And if that's not enough celestial excitement for you, in late July stargazers will also get an unpara...More..

First Satellite to Collect Space Junk Deployed From ISS
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

First Satellite to Collect Space Junk Deployed From ISS

The RemoveDEBRIS mission , led by the University of Surrey and built by the world's leading small satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), with technology on board designed by Airb...More..

Evacuations Ordered For Community Along Northwest Iowa River
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Evacuations Ordered For Community Along Northwest Iowa River

Crews are trying to determine how quickly crude oil leaking from derailed railroad tanker cars in northwest Iowa will reach cities downstream. Williams added that almost half the spill had been contained with b...More..