After 12 seasons, 'The Big Bang Theory' ends on an emotional note

I'm of the mind-set that it can go on forever. Colbert's featured an extended interview with the cast of " Big Bang ". Lorre's vanity card closed with two simple words, "The End", and the final shot showed the seven stars sitting around on a couch,... More..

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Here's What You Need to Know About Tomorrow's Blue Flower Moon
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Here's What You Need to Know About Tomorrow's Blue Flower Moon

It would stand to reason that the fourth full moon of a season would be known as the blue moon . Less than 4 hours later, the first full moon of spring arrived. Every full moon of every months has a spec...More..

Bob Hawke: Former Australian prime minister dies aged 89
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Bob Hawke: Former Australian prime minister dies aged 89

I watched him weep as he spoke after the massacre in Tiananmen Square, when he said to "crush the spirit and body of youth is to crush the very future of China itself" and offered visa extensions to thousands...More..

Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon

A Pew Research Center poll from a year ago found that 63% of Americans believe NASA should focus its efforts on climate research, not sending astronauts back to the moon-only 13% considered this a top prior...More..

Game Of Thrones Season 8
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Game Of Thrones Season 8

In the penultimate episode , fans were shocked and dismayed after Daenerys Targaryen ( Emilia Clarke ) made a heel turn into the Mad Queen and brutally killed thousands of innocent civilians inside the gat...More..

Trash found littering Mariana Trench floor in deepest-ever sub dive
by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Trash found littering Mariana Trench floor in deepest-ever sub dive

They reportedly discovered human-made objects on the ocean's floor, like plastic objects and angular metals, and undiscovered marine species. However, Stephanie Fitzeherbert, a spokeswoman for Vescovo's tea...More..

Musk says Starlink
by | Friday, May 17, 2019

Musk says Starlink "economically viable" with around 1,000 satellites

He has also pointed out that things will not go perfectly or smoothly during the first deployment; however it will help in making the future launches more smooth and hassle-free. Frustrated with the pace at whi...More..

Six Greenpeace activists climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Six Greenpeace activists climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge

NSW Police have arrested 10 people involved in a Greenpeace climate change protest at the Sydney Harbour Bridge , but three more remain dangling from the icon, holding banners. " Australia is facing a climate ...More..

NASA launches rah-rah trailer for 2024 moon mission: 'We are going'
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

NASA launches rah-rah trailer for 2024 moon mission: 'We are going'

Scientists know the Moon is too cold and still to have plate tectonics, like Earth, which keeps our whole crust sliding around in giant, continent-sized pieces. "It's really remarkable to see how data from al...More..

Deepest ever dive made by man into the Mariana trench unearths plastic
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Deepest ever dive made by man into the Mariana trench unearths plastic

Vescovo's journey was filmed for Discovery Channel and has been dubbed the " Five Deeps Expedition ". Vescovo, the Dallas-based co-founder of private equity fund Insight Equity Holdings, found the man made ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Moonquakes Rattle the Moon as It Shrinks Like a Raisin

When portions of the crust split they move over neighbouring sections of the surface, triggering earthquakes , or rather, moonquakes . "Some of these quakes can be fairly strong, around five on the Richter ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

American Diver Smashes Record For Deepest Ocean Sub Dive

Photos showing Victor Vescovo, his launch in Triton submersible, the bottom of Mariana Trench, and Vescovo being congratulated by Don Walsh courtesy of the Deep Five Expeditions and Discovery Channel . Navy , w...More..

Mariana Trench submarine dive finds manmade rubbish at sea's deepest point
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Mariana Trench submarine dive finds manmade rubbish at sea's deepest point

Down there he found wonderful sea creatures, but also found a plastic bag and sweet wrappers . On April 28, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Victor Vescovo climbed into the cramped cockpit of his personal...More..

Cleanup underway after ship collides with barges in Houston Ship Channel
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Cleanup underway after ship collides with barges in Houston Ship Channel

There are no injuries reported . Friday's collision involved the tanker Genesis River and a tug transporting two barges carrying more than 2 million gallons of reformate, an oil-refining byproduct used to ...More..

Researchers Develop Reversible Plastic That Can Be Repeatedly Recycled
by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Researchers Develop Reversible Plastic That Can Be Repeatedly Recycled

That's why most recycled plastic is "downcycled" or turned into items like handbags or benches instead of completing the recycling loop by becoming milk jugs, water bottles and Greek yogurt tubs. "Shockingly,...More..

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable
by | Friday, May 10, 2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable

It will feature a new rocket engine called BE-7 that can blast 10,000 pounds (4,535 kg) of thrust. The Blue Moon lunar lander comes loaded with enough fuel to get from Earth to the Moon. During his presenta...More..

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft docks with orbital outpost
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft docks with orbital outpost

It was David Saint-Jacques' very first "space catch". The craft launched on top of a Falcon 9 rocket early Saturday from Florida. "We're really excited to get Dragon on board in a couple of days". The res...More..

Professor publishes dinosaur discovery made when he was a Mesa teen
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Professor publishes dinosaur discovery made when he was a Mesa teen

A new relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex - much smaller than the huge, ferocious dinosaur made famous in countless books and films, including, yes, " Jurassic Park " - has been discovered and named by a Virgin...More..

SpaceX Rocket Launched Carrying Israel's first Lunar Lander
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

SpaceX Rocket Launched Carrying Israel's first Lunar Lander

If the privately funded Beresheet project is successful, Israel will become just the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon. He signed a cooperation agreement with SpaceIL through the Israel Space...More..

Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques pulls in SpaceX shipment to space station
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques pulls in SpaceX shipment to space station

SpaceX meant to refly the capsule on a launch-abort test in June, ahead of the first flight with astronauts on a new crew Dragon. Crew members on the International Space Station caught and installed SpaceX's ...More..

Federal carbon tax ruled constitutional; Ottawa pressures premiers to get on board
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Federal carbon tax ruled constitutional; Ottawa pressures premiers to get on board

Buoyed by the appeal court's 3-2 split decision, in which minority Justices Neal Caldwell and Ralph Ottenbreit conclude that the act "is wholly unconstitutional", Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe tweeted that he ...More..

Research: Hubble astronomers assemble wide view of the evolving universe
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Research: Hubble astronomers assemble wide view of the evolving universe

The image is a mosaic that combines 7500 images from 16 years worth of the Hubble Space Telescope's deep surveys and looks back over 13.3 billion years of our universe's history. "Such exquisite high-resoluti...More..

Eta Aquarid meteor shower to dazzle night sky in PH
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Eta Aquarid meteor shower to dazzle night sky in PH

Which Part Of The Earth Will Have The Highest Visibility for Eta Aquarids? The Eta Aquarids are one of two meteor showers caused by Comet Halley, with the other shower being October's Orionids. Meteors ass...More..

NASA Says Aluminum Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failures
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

NASA Says Aluminum Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failures

The outcome of this act of subterfuge was to cause $700 million in losses and two failed satellite launch missions. NASA lost $700 million as a result of the mission failures. -falsified thousands of cert...More..

NFU: Outsourcing emissions will not solve global climate change challenge
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

NFU: Outsourcing emissions will not solve global climate change challenge

The report does note that accelerating the requirement for all new cars sold to be zero emission will require heavy investment in the charging network, and says that the government "must continue to support str...More..

Giant 'God of Chaos' Asteroid Will Fly Past Earth in 2029
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Giant 'God of Chaos' Asteroid Will Fly Past Earth in 2029

To study the samples, each about half the thickness of a human hair, the team used ASU's Nanoscale Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer (NanoSIMS), which can measure such tiny mineral grains with great sensitivity. ...More..

Kenney calls assessment bill a threat to unity ahead of Trudeau meeting
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Kenney calls assessment bill a threat to unity ahead of Trudeau meeting

Kenney is to become Alberta's 18th premier and his cabinet members are to be sworn in during a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton. "There is a provision in the constitution that you can't restrict the flo...More..

Mississippi River reaches record high level in Quad Cities
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Mississippi River reaches record high level in Quad Cities

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency Thursday for Wayne County after this week's heavy rains left widespread flooding, the AP reports . The National Weather Service has issued flood w...More..

Astronomers Watch As A Black Hole's Jet Wobbles Like a Top
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Astronomers Watch As A Black Hole's Jet Wobbles Like a Top

Black holes are the universe's most peculiar phenomena. They have never seen a black hole behaving in such a unusual way before - with its spewing radio jets rotating with high-speed clouds of plasma that...More..

NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime

The "tabletop" exercise begins with the premise that on March 26, astronomers " discovered " an asteroid that could be hazardous to Earth. "Although this scenario is realistic in many ways, it is completely...More..