Sci-tech

Ocasio-Cortez: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Native People’

She said she wants to hear from a newly established select committee on climate change, which will consider options not named in the Green New Deal. The fresh...


Crocodiles cruise the streets in flooded Australian city of Townsville

Up to 20,000 homes were at risk of being inundated by the rain as thousands of residents in the city of Townsville in Queensland lost power and were unable to...


Groundhog Day 2019: Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring

Due to the fact that annual weather trends can vary across the US each year, there are discrepancies between sources regarding Punxsutawney Phil's accuracy. B...


See the Chicago River Freeze and 'Smoke' Amid Frigid Winter Weather

A rapid thaw seemed imminent. What is new though is that this time, forecasters are predicting air temperatures will drop to their lowest levels since 1994. Cen...


The Real Science Behind Trump's Climate Change Tweet

Some users mocked Trump for incorrectly spelling "warming" as "waming". "In the attractive Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the...


Anatomy of a Super Blood Wolf moon

The eclipse this weekend is special. This can only be possible when the Sun, Earth and Moon are exactly or very closely aligned and having the earth between t...


NASRDA: Nigeria to experience total lunar eclipse on Monday

ET on January 21, but you'll be able to watch the moon turn from white to orange in the hours beforehand. The last supermoon/lunar eclipse occurred in 1982. T...


China's cotton plants sprout on moon

The Chang'e 4 lander - which landed on the lunar surface on January 3 - aims to explore the geology of the far side of the moon which is invisible from the ...


Proof of LIFE: Scientists record mysterious radio signals from deep space

The scientists recorded the bursts during a three-week period between July and August of 2018 while CHIME was still in a "pre-commissioning phase". The secon...


NASA Releases First Close-Up Pictures of Icy Object Past Pluto

Ultima Thule is what NASA describes as a "contact binary ", meaning it is made up of two previously separate objects that are now bound together as one. " N...


Latest Colorado Weather Forecast: Turning Colder With Snow Tomorrow

Conditions in the days immediately after Christmas will depend upon the final track the storm takes along with the ability of crews to clear roads. Temperatur...


SpaceX Successfully Launches Next Version GPS Satellite For U.S. Airforce

Four previous scheduled launches in the last week, including one on Saturday, were cancelled due to weather and technical issues. SpaceX usually attempts to...


Start of winter, a full moon and a meteor shower

The term "solstice" is derived from two Latin words "sol" which means sun, and "sistere", meaning standstill. As mentioned above, this Winter solstice 2018 ...


Saturn's Rings Are Beautiful, But They Won't Last

The rate at which the rings might waste away depends not only on how much material is still in the rings, but on other physical forces, Saturn's shifting season...


InSight lander takes its first selfie on Mars

The InSight lander used the arm to snapped a series of pictures that NASA turned into a stunning mosaic released this week. This image shows InSight's s...


Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Reaches Space for 1st Time in Historic Test Flight!

According to the company's Twitter, SpaceShipTwo reached an altitude of 82.68 kilometers (51.4 miles), just high enough to pass the definition the United States...


Hawaiian monk seal has eel removed from its nose

Once revealed the seal was in good health, social media users couldn't help but poke a little fun at the "rebel" sea creature. "In all cases the eel was succe...


China and U.S. greenhouse gas levels to new highs

Globally, coal-fired power accounts for 40% of Carbon dioxide emissions, and more than two-fifths of the world's electricity. The research, carried out by the...


French govt says no plans now for state of emergency

The "yellow vest" demonstrations, named for the roadside safety vests worn by the protesters , started last month over a hike in gas prices and have evolved in...


NASA's Mars Lander Is Going To Have A Very Busy Two Years

EST, setting off jubilation among scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, who had waited in white-knuckle suspense for word to...