Parker Solar Probe launch delayed until Sunday

On board the Delta IV Heavy rocket is the Parker Solar Probe on its first mission to the sun. The Parker Solar Probe's mission is set to "revolutionise" our understanding of the Sun, as the satellite will get close to 4 per cent of the distance b... More..

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Will clouds obscure your view of the Perseid meteor shower?
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Will clouds obscure your view of the Perseid meteor shower?

The Perseids are actually visible from July 17 to August 24, although it peaks Sunday into Monday morning. Known as the "fiery tears of Saint Lawrence", the celestial showcase takes place when the Earth ploug...More..

Solar Eclipse August 11: where to watch
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Solar Eclipse August 11: where to watch

What is a partial solar eclipse? . While, it will end at 04:21 pm PST, a private news channel reported. The first solar eclipse this year was in February. E.T., according to NASA . A solar eclipse happen...More..

SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights

Two companies are vying to replace the Russians with a US spacecraft: Boeing Co. Although both Boeing and SpaceX still have a few milestones to reach before the launch of their respective astronaut-ferryi...More..

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

It will be visible high in the sky on the right side of the moon at around midnight. Various sources have said that if we are going to make a legitimate attempt to even land on Mars , we'll need a base on th...More..

GET READY: Dundee to experience longest lunar eclipse of the century
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

GET READY: Dundee to experience longest lunar eclipse of the century

The totality of this lunar eclipse will last about an hour and 43 minutes, but a partial eclipse before and after the total phase will each last an hour and six minutes - which means the moon will spend almost ...More..

by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Blue Origin test flight simulates space launch emergency

These latest tests were also created to push the booster to its limit, which led to Blue Origin noting the potential they could lose the booster, not least during the focused testing on the escape system, cente...More..

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

Democrats are going to build a grandstand from which they will try to block the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. "Judge Kavanaugh's nomination presents an emergency - for democra...More..

Embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns--What's Next?
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns--What's Next?

He said Wheeler is a lobbyist who went "to bat for the very industries he's now being asked to regulate". But this less flashy style is unlikely to endear him to environmental groups that had been critical of...More..

Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week

Montreal's health authority says 11 people have now died from complications related to the hot and humid weather. "We are looking at temperatures 30 or above all the way until Friday". Environment Canada's heat...More..

Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal

It has emerged that the Trump administration heavily courted Kennedy to retire before the mid-term elections, giving Trump the potential to nominate a justice with a known majority in the Senate. The average ...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Strawberry Moon and Saturn to put on dazzling display this week

According to Christian group Endtime Ministries, the moon turning blood red predicts the end of the world. Mathematically, the longest total lunar eclipse possible would last one hour and 47 minutes. There...More..

India to eliminate the use of single-use plastics by 2022
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

India to eliminate the use of single-use plastics by 2022

The choices may not be easy. And nearly three-quarters (72%) think supermarkets are not doing enough about packaging to tackle the problem of plastic pollution , the survey by Populus for Greenpeace showed. ...More..

SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite

Musk also wants to reuse the two-stage Falcon 9's upper stage and its payload fairing - the nose cone that protects satellites during launch . The rocket's first stage booster has flown before, back in S...More..

NHC: 90-percent chance of tropical system forming
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

NHC: 90-percent chance of tropical system forming

The National Hurricane Center officially designated a low in the Gulf of Mexico with the first moniker on the 2018 list - Alberto - Friday morning. Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba an...More..

Jared Kushner finally gets permanent security clearance
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jared Kushner finally gets permanent security clearance

As one of Trump's closest advisers, Kushner has been a key figure in the special counsel investigation into suspected Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Lowell added that Kushner was not as...More..

Comedian Trevor Noah to Host Battlefield 2018 Reveal Event
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Comedian Trevor Noah to Host Battlefield 2018 Reveal Event

Electronic Arts acted unfazed by this push in a recent earnings call (via Seeking Alpha ) where CEO Andrew Wilson suggests there are no plans to change the company's approach to microtransactions in games like...More..

Facebook Trouble With Hate Speech
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Facebook Trouble With Hate Speech

The content audited included graphic violence, hate speech, adult nudity and sexual activity , spam, terrorist propaganda (IS, al-Qaeda and affiliates) and fake accounts. While artificial intelligence is abl...More..

by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Oracle claims Google exfiltrates 1GB of data from Android phones every month

The company has also claimed in the past that Google's Android data exfiltration activities go as far as recording the cell mast users' smartphones are connected to. "We investigate how users know about the u...More..

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 Let's Your Tile a Wall With Screens
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 Let's Your Tile a Wall With Screens

With the introduction of the Surface Hub 2 comes the ability to align up to four Hubs together to create one enormous touch-supporting screen. That aspect ratio is much taller than what you find on a TV or mo...More..