Elon Musk and SpaceX unveils the first private passenger to the Moon

Maezawa, who is well known as an art collector, is calling the flight the " Dear Moon project ". He appeared at an event Monday at SpaceX headquarters near Los Angeles . He says just thinking about the journey gets his heart racing. But it is ... More..

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California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

It was unclear what specific actions might be taken before the summit ends Friday. "We have shut this summit down from the outside", demonstrator Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network tol...More..

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

The billionaire chief executive of electric auto maker Tesla Inc, Musk revealed more details of the Big Falcon Rocket , or BFR, the super heavy-lift launch vehicle that he promises will shuttle passengers to ...More..

At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence

Two people were killed in Lenoir County, according to Emergency Services Director Roger Dail during the storm. Florence drove almost 1 million people from their homes and almost 700,000 lost power. But it...More..

SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

Musk left a clue possibly regarding the flyer's nationality, tweeting the flag of Japan when asked if it was him that would be going on the trip. The identity of the passenger is set to be announced on a webc...More..

Over a million ordered to flee powerful storm
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Over a million ordered to flee powerful storm

If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could carry torrential rains up into the Appalachian mountains, causing flash floods, mudslides and other unsafe weather across a wide area. Hugo killed 27 ...More..

Dominica prepares for passage of Hurricane Isaac
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Dominica prepares for passage of Hurricane Isaac

North and SC and Virginia ordered mass evacuations along the coast. For many people, the challenge could be finding a safe refuge: If Florence slows to a crawl, it could bring torrential rains all the way i...More..

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike USA southeast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike USA southeast

A "major" hurricane is one with sustained winds of more than 110 miles per hour. In Jacksonville, North Carolina , about 20 miles (32 kilometers) inland, some residents picked up hurricane supplies during th...More..

Hurricane hacks: Tips to help you get through a storm
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane hacks: Tips to help you get through a storm

Governors in SC and Virginia have also issued mandatory evacuation orders ahead of the storm. In these areas, storm surge may spread several miles inland along the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers, extending to...More..

People flee US coast as Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

People flee US coast as Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas

President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC, facilitating federal help, and canceled campaign events Thursday and Friday, citing the storm. She said it was built in 2009 in Buxton, No...More..

US stocks to watch as Hurricane Florence approaches
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

US stocks to watch as Hurricane Florence approaches

The storm was upgraded Monday morning to a Category 3 hurricane, but grew to Category 4 a short time later, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest update Monday. Those on the coast and inland from...More..

Track Tropical Storm Helene: Spaghetti models, forecast cone and satellite
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Track Tropical Storm Helene: Spaghetti models, forecast cone and satellite

Florence could become a hurricane again by Saturday night or Sunday. It is expected to strengthen as it moves west towards the East Coast next week. On the other hand, meteorologists said Florence "may evo...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon Forms over South Florida
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon Forms over South Florida

Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early on Monday as it moved west-north-west at 16mph. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 60 miles per hour (95 kph). "The combination of a risky st...More..

More protesters disrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

More protesters disrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

Patrick Leahy of Vermont. "We were not able to get a lot of documents we felt we were entitled to", said Sen. The hearing has strong political overtones ahead of the November election, but Democrats lack t...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin

Grassley called the Democrats' request to halt the hearing "out of order" and accused them of obstruction. The U.S. Justice Department tried to evade this question, but Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson of th...More..

Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i

In an update on Wednesday afternoon , the NHC said a vigorous low-pressure area associated with a tropical wave is forecast to form between the coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands on Thursday. Tropical...More..

Trump's EPA releases Affordable Clean Energy Rule
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump's EPA releases Affordable Clean Energy Rule

The clean power plan set the first national USA pollution limits on coal plants but has never come into force, after a coalition of states challenged it in court. Sherman said it's too early to discuss deta...More..

Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic

That low-pressure system in the Atlantic Open has a name. The National Hurricane Center started issuing advisories on this Subtropical system Wednesday morning. Remember, the climatological peak of hurricane...More..

Monsanto weedkiller that can 'probably' cause cancer found in children's breakfasts
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Monsanto weedkiller that can 'probably' cause cancer found in children's breakfasts

There were even a few organic products found to have glyphosate, although most had non-detectable levels. The EWG calculated levels above 160 ppb as unsafe for children. "The draft human health risk assessmen...More..

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft (Watch Video)
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA Launches Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft (Watch Video)

And Nasa's science mission chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, said: "I'm in awe". While the probe was initially set to launch on Saturday, NASA was prompted to delay it due to technical hurdles. It was launched on a ...More..

Map shows best places to watch weekend meteor shower
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Map shows best places to watch weekend meteor shower

The best place to enjoy this natural light show will be away from bright lights and outside of major cities, like Barrie. The shooting stars will appear to come from a single point, or "radiant", situated in ...More..

Look up this weekend for annual meteor shower
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Look up this weekend for annual meteor shower

But in order to enjoy the sight of " shooting stars ", clear skies are necessary. One of the best-regarded meteor showers of the year peaks this weekend - The Perseid Meteor Shower. National Weather Service p...More..

These Are the Names of the SpaceX and Boeing Astronauts
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

These Are the Names of the SpaceX and Boeing Astronauts

While NASA didn't require uncrewed flight tests, both companies will be shooting them off to the ISS anyway, because you can never be too positive things won't glitch once you're 1,200 miles beyond Earth's atmo...More..

Once in a century lunar eclipse
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Once in a century lunar eclipse

The eclipse will be visible all across the globe, except North America. Totality - when it passes the darkest part of Earth's shadow - will last for about one hour and 43 minutes. - Why the Moon turns red du...More..

Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours

Wednesday NightShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 a.m. A few lingering showers may be possible, too. Monsoon moisture hasn't left the state, and that means rain chances are back across southern...More..

'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter

These building blocks of planets can provide a window into the early years of the solar system. The astronomers were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system when they spotted the Jupiter moon...More..

The U.S. Refuses To Stop Invading Canadian Waters
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

The U.S. Refuses To Stop Invading Canadian Waters

John Babcock, a Global Affairs Canada spokesman, said the government continues to investigate the incidents "in Canadian waters", partly by engaging with the American agencies involved. Drouin said the area h...More..

July Outlook: Will this intense heat stick around?
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

July Outlook: Will this intense heat stick around?

Above: Heat index readings across southern New England. Drink fluids often, even if you do not feel thirsty. "The week will start out mild, with temperatures going up a degree or two each day", said James Bro...More..

Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns, Blindness Found in Virginia
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns, Blindness Found in Virginia

Earlier this month, scientists from The Massey Herbarium at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University penned a Facebook post announcing they'd identified Virginia's first giant hogweed. Comp...More..

Rwanda backs drive against plastic pollution
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Rwanda backs drive against plastic pollution

The Minister also led a Walk in Abuja to sensitise Nigerians on the negative impact of indiscriminate disposal of waste plastics in the country. "We have come so far with our recycling capabilities, so when...More..