Richard Branson claims Virgin Galactic will be in space "within weeks"

He admitted that it has taken him "at least seven years longer than I thought it would" for Virgin Galactic to reach this point, but he says the countdown is on for the first spaceship, which will take off in a matter of weeks. Meanwhile Elon Musk... More..

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Florida Campuses Close Ahead of Hurricane Michael
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Florida Campuses Close Ahead of Hurricane Michael

The storm was moving northeast at 20 mph with 60 mph maximum sustained winds, about 15 mph less than the minimum speed to be considered a hurricane. The storm's intensity waned steadily as it pushed inland an...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Soyuz crew reportedly alive after emergency landing

A Soyuz failure could jeopardize continued operation of the International Space Station . "The teams are en route to the landing site". NASA had issued a worrying tweet on Thursday morning saying: 'There's...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Waiting ends: Michael makes landfall with 155 miles per hour winds

After Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle Wednesday with catastrophic winds and rain, many people were recovering from the devastation. What does Hurricane Michael have in store for the C...More..

Gyroscope trouble sees Hubble switch into 'safe mode'
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Gyroscope trouble sees Hubble switch into 'safe mode'

Most recently, the telescope helped scientists firm up their evidence for the first detection of a moon circling an exoplanet . However, in the article issued by NASA this gyroscope has been exhibiting "en...More..

Hurricane Michael Grows to Terrifying Category 4
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael Grows to Terrifying Category 4

Hurricane Michael is an extremely unsafe Category 4 storm and still growing stronger as it closes in on the northwest Florida coast . As of 5 a.m. First Baptist Church of Barnwell - 161 Allen Street, Barnwe...More..

Up Next: Tropical Storm Michael
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Up Next: Tropical Storm Michael

With maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, Michael was 2 miles per hour shy of a Category 5 hurricane when it struck land. It is forecasted to make landfall as a strong Category 3 hurricane in the ...More..

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Reveals New Spock
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Reveals New Spock

Also in attendance were Producer Alex Kurtzman Ethan Peck ( Spock ) and Anson Mount (Captain Pike) as well as the show's main cast. The 2 1/2-minute preview, which is now on YouTube, features newcomer Et...More..

SpaceX Rocket Seen Across California
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

SpaceX Rocket Seen Across California

Previously, the SpaceX ground landings all have been occurred at the company's launch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida, where the company has a pair of launch and landing pads. SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk...More..

Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada

Scott declared a state of emergency in 35 counties in Florida's Panhandle and Big Bend regions , mostly rural areas known for small tourist cities, beaches and wildlife reserves, and the state capital, T...More..

SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California

The descent was heralded in dramatic fashion by loud sonic booms that rumbled across Southern California as the rocket homed in on its landing pad. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Reveals Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maez...More..

Tropical Storm Leslie strengthens to hurricane 810 km from Bermuda
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Leslie strengthens to hurricane 810 km from Bermuda

Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, October 5, 2018, due the presence of Tropical Storm Leslie over the Atlantic. On Wednesday, the NWS meteorologists are forecasting a 20 percent chance of rain and a high tempe...More..

MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

The rock became a doorstop in a barn until Mazurek took it to a professor at Central Michigan University. Mazurek became the rock's owner in 1988, when he bought a farm in Edmore, Michigan. He was inspire...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

SpaceX rocket launch causes social media stir in Southern California

The booster put on a spectacular show as it descended tail first toward Landing Zone 4 just a few hundred yards from the rocket's launch stand, deploying four legs and firing up one of its nine Merlin engines, ...More..

Trio wins chemistry Nobel prize for work on antibody drugs and detergents
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Trio wins chemistry Nobel prize for work on antibody drugs and detergents

A British pioneer of laboratory-produced "monoclonal" antibodies used in some of the most advanced medicines today has won a share of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry . In 1993, she became the first sc...More..

Development chances high for tropical disturbance in Gulf
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Development chances high for tropical disturbance in Gulf

A tropical disturbance near the Yucatan Peninsula that we have been watching this week is becoming better organized and now has a high chance of development in the next 3-5 days according to the National Hurri...More..

Astronomers Discover Elemental Proof For A Moon Outside Our Solar System
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Astronomers Discover Elemental Proof For A Moon Outside Our Solar System

Kipping and Teachey combined the Kepler and Hubble data to build a model of the sun-planet-moon system. "If confirmed by follow-up observations, the finding could provide vital clues about the development o...More..

Hubble finds compelling evidence for a moon outside the solar system
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Hubble finds compelling evidence for a moon outside the solar system

She studied journalism at Douglass College, Rutgers University, and earned a Graduate Certificate of Science from Swinburne University's Astronomy Online program. Prof Kipping said. "We can expect to see real...More..

Super Typhoon Kong-rey heads towards Japan
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Super Typhoon Kong-rey heads towards Japan

On southern Okinawa Prefecture in Japan was hit by another powerful Typhoon "Kong-Rey". Kong-rey is now packing wind speeds of 69mph with higher gusts of 86mph. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 m...More..

Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K

The man named David, who didn't want his last name used says the rock has been used as a doorstop in a barn for decades. "The answer has been categorically "no" - meteor wrongs, not meteorites", she said joki...More..

Russian Federation may take Indian astronaut to International Space Station in 2022
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Russian Federation may take Indian astronaut to International Space Station in 2022

Rogozin previously raised the possibility of a deliberate act in comments reported by the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, which quoted him earlier this month as saying it appeared that a drill had been used ...More..

Trudeau Backs LNG Canada Against Threat of Steel Duties
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Trudeau Backs LNG Canada Against Threat of Steel Duties

The report noted that LNG Canada proposes to eventually export as much as 26 million tons per year, but that this investment approval is only for an initial two LNG trains of 13 million tons per year. 'We see...More..

Article image Lockheed-Martin reveals plans for reusable lunar lander
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Article image Lockheed-Martin reveals plans for reusable lunar lander

In a statement on Tuesday, OHB said: "The companies have partnered on a future Blue Moon mission to the lunar surface - Blue Origin's lunar lander capable of bringing several metric tons of cargo to the...More..

Hunt for Planet X uncovers new 'object'
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Hunt for Planet X uncovers new 'object'

First proposed by a group at CalTech in the USA, this alien world was theorised to explain the distorted paths seen in distant icy bodies. "This hypothetical Neptune-sized planet orbits our sun in a highly elon...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Distant Object at Edge of Solar System Supports Planet X Theory

Goblin's orbit is extremely elongated - so stretched out, in fact, that it takes 40,000 years for it to circle the sun . A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto ....More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to 'power of evolution'

Arnold's research can be used for health-related applications as well as industrial. The academy plans to announce both the 2018 and the 2019 victor next year - although the head of the Nobel Foundation has sai...More..

Three laser scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Three laser scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics

Arthur Ashkin , from the U.S., was awarded half the £770,000 (9 million Swedish kronor) prize, with the other half shared by Gerard Mourou of France and Canadian Donna Strickland . "And with me here on podiu...More..

Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to Trio for Laser Work
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Nobel Physics Prize Awarded to Trio for Laser Work

Three scientists from the United States, France and Canada have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for advances in laser physics. "Billions of people make daily use of optical disk drive, laser print...More..

Hurricane Rosa remnants may bring thunderstorms to Mohave County
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Hurricane Rosa remnants may bring thunderstorms to Mohave County

There is a possibility that the area will experience a surge of tropical moisture leading to widespread heavy rain as early as Sunday night, NWS meteorologist Alex Boothe said from Las Vegas. The National Weat...More..

II1 Rovers Send Back Surface Images Of Asteroid Ryugu
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

II1 Rovers Send Back Surface Images Of Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's space agency , JAXA , wrote on their Twitter post containing the video . They show slightly tilted close-ups of the rocky surface from different locations. JAXA had previously attempted to land a r...More..