May warns of 'uncharted territory' if MPs reject her deal — BREXIT

It is attached to a clause created to give the government the power to keep some areas of tax administration working in the event of a no-deal Brexit . 'However, it is the duty of a responsible Government to continue to prepare for all eventualities... More..

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National parks dealing with vandals, human waste in shutdown
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

National parks dealing with vandals, human waste in shutdown

The shutdown not only hurts the parks but also surrounding communities that rely on an estimated $18 million a day from tourism, said Kristen Brengel, vice president of government affairs for the National Pa...More..

Significant storm on its way to Timmins and area says Environment Canada
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Significant storm on its way to Timmins and area says Environment Canada

Eastern Colorado, western Nebraska and the Dakotas are likely to face the worst conditions, and some states are expecting eight-to-12 inches of snow over the next few days, CNN reported . Winds are strong with...More..

Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission

Japan will officially inform the IWC of its decision by year's end and the withdrawal will come into effect by June 30. The decision to withdraw from the IWC followed its latest rejection of Japan's bid to re...More..

Mysterious light seen in California sky prompts speculation
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Mysterious light seen in California sky prompts speculation

The NROL-71 mission faces yet another delay, though ULA declined to provide a reason for this scrub. Who knows? Maybe there'll be another sunset fireball to celebrate a successful Delta 4 Heavy launch - aft...More..

NASA’s Voyager 2, Launched in 1977, Reaches Interstellar Space
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

NASA’s Voyager 2, Launched in 1977, Reaches Interstellar Space

Voyager 2's older twin, the Voyager 1 spacecraft, crossed the boundary in August 2012 . For starters, it makes sense to say that the Solar System extends to the edge of the influence of the Sun. "We are for...More..

NASA selects nine United States companies to vie for moon programme funding
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NASA selects nine United States companies to vie for moon programme funding

These contracts will be geared to filling the needs of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services Program over the next ten years of its development. The first such flight could come as early as next year. ...More..

Russian scientists unveil plan to colonize the moon
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Russian scientists unveil plan to colonize the moon

Draper will manage the team and oversee the payload, flight computer, and navigation system for their lander, to be called Artemis-7. Deep Space Systems : A Colorado-based company focused on systems enginee...More..

How to Watch NASA's InSight Touchdown on Mars Live
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

How to Watch NASA's InSight Touchdown on Mars Live

Compared to other countries, the USA has an impressive record of successfully landing on Mars seven times in 40 years and failing just once. This focus on the Martian interior explains why the mission te...More..

NASA's Mars lander to touch down in five days
by | Saturday, November 24, 2018

NASA's Mars lander to touch down in five days

There's nothing as exciting as landing on Mars". It will land in Elysium Planitia , which is near the equator of Mars. The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spac...More..

Cigar-Shaped Interstellar Object May Have Been Alien Probe, Harvard Paper Claims
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cigar-Shaped Interstellar Object May Have Been Alien Probe, Harvard Paper Claims

In operation, the pair theorizes that the velocity of the object and its unusual trajectory can be a result of the fact that it is no longer working. Space mysterious cigar-shaped object seen in our Solar sys...More..

Russian official says Soyuz rocket failure caused by an errant sensor
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Russian official says Soyuz rocket failure caused by an errant sensor

The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the October 11 flight, sending their capsule into a sharp fall back to Earth. "We hav...More..

Russian Federation may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Russian Federation may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure

International Space Station ( ISS ) crew members astronaut Nick Hague of the USA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russian Federation board the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft for the launch at the Baikonur Cosmodr...More..

U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Avchinin were inside the Soyuz MS-10 capsule when the rocket carrying it had what NASA described as a booster separation problem. The launch esca...More..

Hurricane Michael gains strength, continues path toward NC
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael gains strength, continues path toward NC

Mass evacuations have been ordered as a "monstrous" Hurricane Michael strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top wind speeds of 100 miles per hour as it continued to intensify on its path toward the Florida ...More..

In the Solar system have discovered a new dwarf planet
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

In the Solar system have discovered a new dwarf planet

Because in 99% of positions on its orbit the planet is too faint to be seen. 2015 TG387, which is now being described by researchers as an "extreme dwarf planet " that lies roughly two and a half times furth...More..

Dogs rescued from locked kennel surrounded by rising Florence floodwater
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dogs rescued from locked kennel surrounded by rising Florence floodwater

Rising river levels threaten more closures, state officials said. And with that increased flooding - many rivers are not expected to crest until Monday or later - the death count will rise. It has dumped up to ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is dumping rain on North Carolina and pushing a storm surge taller than most humans onto communities near the coast. The National Hurricane Center says Florence is producing tropi...More..

Florence Makes Landfall as Category 1 Hurricane in North Carolina
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence Makes Landfall as Category 1 Hurricane in North Carolina

That's about half the amount Hurricane Harvey - the largest rainfall event in US history - dropped on the greater Houston area past year. Parts of the Carolinas could see 50 cm to 76 cm, with isolated areas g...More..

11 a.m. update: Florence strengthens into hurricane
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

11 a.m. update: Florence strengthens into hurricane

The storm is traveling over warm water, and is expected to increase its speed and become a hurricane Saturday night. It is forecast to approach the southeastern USA coast on Thursday. - Florence strengthen...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon could strengthen into a weak hurricane
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon could strengthen into a weak hurricane

The system could dump 2 to 4 inches of rain over parts of the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and South Florida through early Tuesday , with some areas of Florida getting up to 8 inches, according to officials at th...More..

California sends net neutrality bill to governor's desk
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

California sends net neutrality bill to governor's desk

It will now head to Governor Brown, who has until September 30 to veto the legislation or sign it into law. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, would prohibit internet providers from blocking or slowing data based...More..

Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

UPDATE: #Lane is officially a unsafe category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 160mph. The hurricane was about 490 kilometers south of Kailua-Kona and moving northwest toward other islands. It de...More..

Endangered orca that sparked global rescue plan gets first treatment
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Endangered orca that sparked global rescue plan gets first treatment

Sheila Thornton, lead killer whale scientist with Fisheries Oceans Canada , said the whale looks more like a 2-year-old though it has always been small for her age. "I do stress this is a very thin whale", H...More..

Nasa space probe will aim to ‘touch’ sun
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Nasa space probe will aim to ‘touch’ sun

The 8-foot (2.4-meter) shield will face the sun during the close solar encounters, shading the science instruments in the back and keeping them humming at a cool 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius). The ...More..

NASA launches historic probe to 'touch Sun'
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

NASA launches historic probe to 'touch Sun'

But then, the launch of NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft in 1962 - becoming the first robotic spacecraft to make a successful planetary encounter - proved them wrong. The car-sized probe will utilise Venus to try an...More..

Weak sub-tropical storm heads north
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Weak sub-tropical storm heads north

In the early morning advisory, the hurricane center noted that Debby lost its subtropical characteristics and became a tropical storm. On the other side of the Pacific, Typhoon Shanshan is approaching Japan...More..

NASA announces crew for the first American spacecraft launches since 2011
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

NASA announces crew for the first American spacecraft launches since 2011

He said the announcement advances "our great American vision" and strengthens America's leadership in space. He was selected as an astronaut in 2000 and piloted space shuttle Endeavour for the STS-126 mission ...More..

Commercial Spaceships Are Like 'Driving an iPhone,' New Astronaut Says
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Commercial Spaceships Are Like 'Driving an iPhone,' New Astronaut Says

NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Aunapu Mann are slated for the test flight of Boeing's Starliner , accompanied by former NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson , who now works as a commercial astronaut for ...More..

A large body of water is under the Martian surface, scientists say
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

A large body of water is under the Martian surface, scientists say

Their results suggest that a 20km-wide reservoir lies below ice about 1.5km thick in an area close to the planet's south pole. Those pulses reflected 29 sets of radar samples that created a map of drastic cha...More..

Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment

The public's interest in the train derailment is making it extremely hard for clean up and construction crews to get in and out of the area. The river rose rapidly after 13 to 18 cm of rain fell in the days pri...More..

Post-oil-spill policy revoked by Trump
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Post-oil-spill policy revoked by Trump

President Trump called it overly bureaucratic. President Barack Obama's oceans policy was largely a response to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico industrial spill that unleashed hundreds of millions of gallons of oil...More..

Tropical storm warning posted for Sarasota, Manatee
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tropical storm warning posted for Sarasota, Manatee

Several states, including Florida, Alabama , and MS went into pre-emptive states of emergency on Sunday , and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the northern Gulf Coast from the Suwannee River to the...More..

No Man's Sky will FINALLY get multiplayer/content in July
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

No Man's Sky will FINALLY get multiplayer/content in July

This grouping feature is not shipping with the update as we had reported earlier. Now Hello Games seems to want to fulfill some of its original promises which will allow you to group up with friends, enco...More..

Microsoft may release a lower-cost Surface tablet this year
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Microsoft may release a lower-cost Surface tablet this year

At the time, it was priced starting at $499. It's possible that Microsoft may target the new Surface tablets toward the education market as an alternative to a recent move by Apple , which in March released ...More..

Jupiter's icy Moon Europa Shoots Water Plumes Into Space
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Jupiter's icy Moon Europa Shoots Water Plumes Into Space

According to a study released previous year, the Hubble Space Telescope showed a water plume erupting on the warmest part of the surface of Europa , whose ocean contains twice as much water as Earth's sea...More..

Another milestone set with Bangabandu-1 launching: PM
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Another milestone set with Bangabandu-1 launching: PM

Another first for the launch was its Bangabandhu Satellite-1 payload, which is Bangladesh's first geosynchronous communications satellite. Greeting the country's people, she said, "Today, we launched Bangaban...More..

Vijay Mallya can be considered 'fugitive from justice': UK High Court
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Vijay Mallya can be considered 'fugitive from justice': UK High Court

The worldwide freezing order prevents him from removing any assets from England and Wales up to that value or to in any way dispose of, deal with or diminish the value of his assets in or outside of this jurisd...More..

Pokemon Go Fest And Safari Zone Events Return This Summer
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Pokemon Go Fest And Safari Zone Events Return This Summer

The event is set to last from July 14, 2018, to July 15, 2018. There isn't much other information on what to expect from this Pokemon Go Fest in particular other than its location and the fact that there will ...More..

Volvo teams up with Google for Google Assistant, Play Store and Maps
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Volvo teams up with Google for Google Assistant, Play Store and Maps

Android Things has been based on Android Oreo since its fifth developer preview, with its premier stable version unsurprisingly using the 8.1 version of Google's OS as its framework basis, offering access to...More..