We do dry out slightly going into Labor Day Weekend

Local weather conditions are being influenced by a tropical wave that is now over the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. The heaviest rain is expected to fall in South Florida, he said. The system that requires a closer look is a second tr... More..

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NASA working on small air leak on ISS, crew safe

Its next mission will be getting filled with ISS junk and blasted back toward the Earth to burn up. On Thursday morning, an investigation showed the leak appeared to be on the Russian side of the space stati...More..

Hurricane season is back with a possible storm 'as strong as Ophelia'
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Hurricane season is back with a possible storm 'as strong as Ophelia'

Closer to Florida, the hurricane center is monitoring a tropical wave that is producing bad weather from Hispaniola east to the Leeward Islands. That forecast means local officials will be watching the St. The ...More..

New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump

Mr Buchholz said he was honoured to be appointed the position. The challenge had been instigated by home affairs minister Peter Dutton, whom Morrison defeated in a secret ballot. Bill Shorten is the preferred p...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Astronauts are repairing a hole on wall of International Space Station

NASA said the crew were never in danger. The spacecraft was attached to the Russian side of the station, and originally ferried the crew of Expedition 56 to the station back in June. As of 8 a.m., the cr...More..

Hundreds of Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead in Illegal Fishing Nets
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Hundreds of Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead in Illegal Fishing Nets

Mexico banned the capture of sea turtles in 1990, but there is still a lucrative black market for their eggs. This species of reptiles is under threat of extinction. The majority of the turtles found dead, in...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Gauze and sealant a temporary fix to leak at International Space Station

The space station, which has been continuously occupied since November 2000, has an internal pressurized volume equal that of a Boeing 747, according to NASA . Gerst, along with U.S. astronaut Serena Auñón-C...More..

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Off Africa: Early East Coast Surf Outlook
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Off Africa: Early East Coast Surf Outlook

Strong wind shear can prevent a tropical storm from forming or may cause a hurricane to weaken. The tropical disturbance that will be more interesting for us to watch back home in the U.S.is one gliding west-...More..

CERN scientists observe long-sought decay of Higgs boson
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

CERN scientists observe long-sought decay of Higgs boson

Because the boson lasts only for about one septillionth of a second, researchers use the particle's offspring as evidence of its existence. The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Leak detected on International Space Station

The space station, which has been continuously occupied since November 2000, has an internal pressurized volume equal that of a Boeing 747, according to NASA . As of 8 a.m., the crew was working to patch it ...More..

Facebook pledges to source 100% renewable energy by 2020
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Facebook pledges to source 100% renewable energy by 2020

Renewable Energy Group has a 1 year low of $9.50 and a 1 year high of $26.95. "We are proud of the influence that our renewable energy program has on the local communities and the overall market". Facebook is...More..

Hurricane Lane weaker, still pummels Hawaii with rain
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Hurricane Lane weaker, still pummels Hawaii with rain

After soaking the Big Island its is expected to head towards Maui and Oahu . A hurricane warning was in effect for Oahu and Maui County late Thursday , and tropical storm conditions were already happeni...More..

NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

NASA spacecraft approaches asteroid, snaps first pic

Station OSIRIS-REx was launched in September 2016 with the help of the carrier rocket Atlas V. NASA plans that the device will be able to reach low orbit of Bennu - at an altitude of 4.5 km at the end of th...More..

West Virginia State University honors NASA mathematician
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

West Virginia State University honors NASA mathematician

Henson. When asked how she has been able to maintain such good health and live a lengthy life, Johnson responded, "I'm just lucky". "Today, African American women in particular should be inspired by the e...More..

Study in Maidstone shows goats recognise when humans are smiling
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Study in Maidstone shows goats recognise when humans are smiling

Barnard the goat, one of the animals tested in the study , stands in a field of flowers at the Buttercups Sanctuary. It implies that it is not just companion animals, such as dogs and horses , that have...More..

by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Goats Do Not Like Your Grumpy Face

Farmers and those in the meat production industry know the welfare of animals plays a big role in determining the quality of the meat and invest considerable effort in ensuring livestock arrive at the slaughter...More..

NASA showed clouds of dust over continents
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NASA showed clouds of dust over continents

Satellites and sensors from the agency picked up aerosols swirling densely in climates round the enviornment on August 23, from smoke billowing from California wildfires to sea salt flung high from raging cyc...More..

Tropical Storm Lane damage assessment under way
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Tropical Storm Lane damage assessment under way

The county also says that while all major roads are open, some highways have been reduced to a single lane for repairs. Lane is expected to accelerate northwestward by Tuesday as it transitions to an extratropi...More..

India bids first manned space mission by 2022
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

India bids first manned space mission by 2022

The government of India is all set to send a three-person crew to space for a period of seven days by 2022, in a visible attempt to consolidate its power on the space frontiers as well. On seventh day, the crew...More..

Gov. Brown signs bill eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Gov. Brown signs bill eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial

In response to a mass shooting six months ago at a Florida high school, California lawmakers on Tuesday sent the governor a bill that would allow teachers, employers and co-workers to ask judges to remove gun...More..

McConnell Calls for ‘Gang’ to Decide How to Honor John McCain
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

McConnell Calls for ‘Gang’ to Decide How to Honor John McCain

Graham also said that White House chief of staff John Kelly had reached out to the McCain family and had spoken to Cindy McCain, offering the administration's assistance in whatever she needs. McCain "didn't wa...More..

Heat warning issued for Guelph and area
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Heat warning issued for Guelph and area

But with that cold front comes a 60 per cent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Overnight lows in the low 20s C will provide little relief from the heat. Skies will be mainly cloudy Tuesday evening with a 40 p...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Air pollution can 'significantly' reduce intelligence

Exposure to air pollution may impede cognitive ability as people become older, with less-educated men the worst affected, a new study has found. Air pollution is known as the "invisible killer" and the World ...More..

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii's Big Island, Maui
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii's Big Island, Maui

Chevalier says that by early Friday, the hurricane is forecast to be a Category 2 with winds up to 110 miles per hour (177 kph) and the center located west of Hawaii Island and south of Honolulu . On the isl...More..

Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday

The start of the work week will bring back temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s, as well as humidity. "Overnight low temperatures will be in the low twenties providing little relief from the heat". Those at...More..

Hawaii warnings dropped as tropical storm Lane weakens and leaves
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hawaii warnings dropped as tropical storm Lane weakens and leaves

Officials on Saturday said the biggest impacts involved minor rock falls at the summit and increased steaming from vents. Whiteout conditions could occur on the new lava field due to steam produced by heavy...More..

Australia's foreign minister quits after leadership change World News
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Australia's foreign minister quits after leadership change World News

Mr Abbott supported his sister, who is a lesbian and clashed with her former seminarian brother in last's year's debate about whether Australia should legalise gay marriage. "The age of bitterness has come to a...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

'It was definitely a first': Wellington divers discover giant squid on beach

According to a spokesman from the Department of Conservation , the find was nearly certainly a giant squid (Architeuthis dux ). When the divers checked the squid out again after their dive, they thought it ha...More..

NASA warns: To the Ground rushing threat asteroid
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

NASA warns: To the Ground rushing threat asteroid

Numbering 28 in total, all of the rocket engines on the Lockheed Martin-built OSIRIS-REx spacecraft are provided by Aerojet Rocketdyne. Although it's some three million miles away from Earth, the asteroid i...More..

NASA celebrates Spitzer's 15th anniversary with VR experience and selfie app
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

NASA celebrates Spitzer's 15th anniversary with VR experience and selfie app

The app is now available on both iOS and Android . At the moment, there are 30 eye-catching locations to choose from, and all those pictures were taken by the Spitzer Space telescope . It's not, obviously, ...More..