Sci-tech

The true meaning behind April's full pink moon

While it's called the full Pink Moon , the moon will not appear to be pink. The name comes from the Herb moss pink phlox, or "wild ground" phlox , which blo...


Tornado damage in Alabama: Latest storm photos, videos

The center said it expects the threat of severe weather to increase throughout the day. "The storms will take on more of a squall line set up with the great...


‘Debris from ASAT test poses no threat, will eventually burn up’: Pentagon

India had shot down a live satellite in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO), a reference to altitude less than 2,000 km, said the PM. "As per our simulations, there wer...


'Super worm equinox moon' will be the last supermoon of 2019

Space.com reports that for people on the U.S. East Coast, the moon will rise about 20 minutes before sunset, by 7 p.m. local time, and the moon will set the ne...


Elon Musk, SpaceX complete historic test flight to International Space Station

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft safely returned to the Earth today, dropping into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful mission to the International S...


America's newest crew capsule rockets toward space station

Crew Draton docked with the space station at 5:51 a.m. EST (1051 GMT), approximately 27 hours after it lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on a Space...


Blast off! Elon Musk's SpaceX launches test flight

The capsule successfully separated from the rocket about 11 minutes later. An uncrewed demonstration mission took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida jus...


SpaceX launches satellites, moon mission on Falcon 9

Israel's first spacecraft built to land on the moon was set for launch on Thursday from Florida on a mission that, if successful, would make the Jewish state...


Was thought to be extinct. It’s not

And thus, the Wallace's giant bee ( Megachile pluto ) entered the world of scientific literature. The females can grow up to four centimeters long and have a ...


Trini skywatchers get second supermoon of 2019

According to NASA , the origin of this name is Indian (Native American), with it being published in the Maine Farmer's Almanac in the 1930s, along with other In...


Biggest supermoon of 2019 to shine on Chinese Lantern Festival

It coincides with the moon being at its perigee , a point in the moon's orbit when its closest to earth, creating a Supermoon . The sky-gazing spectacle - t...


The Super Snow Moon will light up the skies on February 19

Australians will be able to see the supermoon in the early hours of February 20, with the absolute "peak time" being at about 2:53am AEST for those on the east ...


NASA's Mars rover pronounced dead: 'Farewell, Opportunity, and well done'

Rolling along until communication ceased last June, it roamed a record 28.06 miles on Mars and worked longer than any other lander in the known universe. Wh...


Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal

Although Dice may have intentionally started and spread this bit of misinformation, it wasn't the only item that sowed confusion regarding the actual contents o...


AOC says being left off climate crisis committee not a snub

Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ed Markey are promoting the " Green New Deal " as a policy proposal as one that could become a massive vehicle for cutting carbon emiss...


Groundhog Gives Good News For Winter Sufferers

The day derives from an old Germanic tale that each year a groundhog will poke its head up out of its den. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast ...


As unsafe cold descends, President Trump's tweet about global warming draws scorn

Citing the bad cold that has gripped the Midwest, Trump taunted the phenomenon of global warming asking it to "come back fast" in his tweet . In coming days, ...


Lunar Eclipse happening Sunday night

The science of lunar eclipses is easy to understand, once you grasp that the moon's orbit is tilted relative to Earth's orbit around the sun. Usually, the sli...


Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

The star-studded celebration takes place on the terrace of Seminole State College's McGee student center, adjacent to the Emil Buehler Planetarium. There is n...


China Just Sprouted The First-Ever Plant on The Moon

The state-run China Daily said that was the first such form of cooperation since the 2011 USA law was enacted. The mission's architects say the experiment...