Sci-tech

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:43

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) is pushing back on President Trump's declaration that the Pentagon will create a new military branch dedicated to space , warning that such a move will "rip the Air Force apart". Trump said Monday that the branch would be " separate but equal " from the Air Force . However, ULA is distinct from Boeing's space division, which is building the Space Launch System rocket for NASA's human exploration program.

by | June 17, 2018 | 19:29

Pruitt said that it's important to understand that the EPA works alongside other government agencies to go through applications and determine who can receive a waiver. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said on Twitter that she supported Inhofe's call for a review of Pruitt by Congress and suggested President Donald Trump review Pruitt's conduct as well.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:58

In an interaction with Catch News, Rao said , "Through this, I am sending best wishes to all the teams participating in the tournament". Germany will be 90 minutes away from their second straight World Cup , while France will be 90 minutes away from getting redemption from the 2016 Euros final loss.

by | June 11, 2018 | 16:28

This has listed India among the countries which have discoveries of planets to their credit. Scientists have named the host star as EPIC 211945201 or K2-236. The scientists estimate that over 60% of its mass could be made up of heavy elements like ice, silicates and iron. On the other hand, only a few such accurate and powerful spectrographs exist around the world, the majority of which being in the USA and Europe.

by | June 11, 2018 | 14:53

The pilot plant is made up of an industrial cooling tower, remodeled to pull Carbon dioxide from the air before converting it from a gas to a solid and back to a purified gas. "I still think a final number could be several times as much". The crucial CO2-capturing chemical is recycled. Carbon Engineering plans to combine the carbon captured at its plants with hydrogen to produce carbon-neutral synthetic fuels, a process the pilot facility has already been performing.

by | June 08, 2018 | 12:29

The world event, adopted in 1974 by the United Nation , is marked on June 5 every year, and enables the world to focus on the need to protect the environment from degradatio0n. Highlighting the theme, "It Takes a Nation to Beat Plastic Pollution ", the minister said that "with strong support from all parties, the initiative will succeed in raising public awareness in addressing the use and disposal of plastic bottles".

by | June 08, 2018 | 12:28

More powerful spacecraft are needed to prove whether life ever existed on Mars. Although the surface of Mars is inhospitable today, there is clear evidence that in the distant past, the Martian climate allowed liquid water - an essential ingredient for life as we know it - to pool at the surface.

by | June 05, 2018 | 04:15

EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. The National Weather Service had predicted decent weather for the launch with only a 20 percent chance of rain, with gusts as high as 18 to 20 miles per hour and sky cover of about 50 percent in the Titusville area.

by | June 03, 2018 | 06:55

August 2015: The NEB postpones public hearings after striking from the record economic evidence prepared by a Kinder Morgan consultant who was to begin working for the regulator. "It might have been a miscalculation on the premier's part to do the victory lap", said Brown. The government has said it is willing to cover the costs of budget overruns on the pipeline caused by political interference from British Columbia, but the company has not yet indicated if that will be enough to convince ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 22:08

A recent storm caused damage in some parts of the region, though it was unclear whether the animals escaped because of damage caused by the storm. According to Sky News , it's unclear what circumstances lead to the bear's death. Earlier this month a holidaymaker called out a government-run zoo in the Philippines , saying that they found a blind lioness "clearly suffering" in a cage that "was not clean enough".

by | May 30, 2018 | 10:57

Authorities in New Orleans urged residents and businesses to "get prepared and stay informed" about the storm. CURRENT FORECAST TRACK FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER Though the storm had weakened, forecasters warned, it was capable of potentially life-threatening flash floods in the coming hours or days as the vast system spreads over Alabama and large areas of Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas.

by | May 29, 2018 | 21:29

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the government would acquire the troubled pipeline expansion project on Tuesday. Kinder Morgan last month gave Ottawa an ultimatum: Chairman Steve Kean said the company would suspend all work on the expansion project entirely if the legal issues surrounding it can not be resolved by May 31, adding that it would not continue risking shareholder funds on the project unless the clouds over it clear.

by | May 29, 2018 | 16:19

In the latest back-and-forth development between BC and Alberta over the Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion, Alberta is being sued by the BC government after legislation was passed in Alberta last week that would give the province the ability to shut off its oil supply to BC .

by | May 29, 2018 | 15:16

Florida, Alabama and MS declared states of emergency on Saturday as the storm threatened up to 12 inches of rain over the Memorial Day weekend, as well as tidal surges and damaging winds, according to Patrick Burke of the weather service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:17

According to Moss, for the most part, the rain will hold off Sunday , making it a great day for grilling out or trips to the pool. According to a report by CNN , the storm has already caused dreary weather for Memorial Day weekend all along the Gulf coast.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:18

Bean served as a test pilot in the U.S. Navy, and was among 14 trainees who were selected by NASA in 1963 for its third group of astronauts - after the Mercury Seven and the New Nine. "Sad day. Not only did we lose a spaceflight pioneer, 4th man to walk on the moon, but also an exceptional artist that brought his experience back to Earth to share with the world".

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:19

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Aucilla River in Florida. Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected through Sunday in the Manatee-Sarasota area, though specific areas could receive much more . Even though Alberto's track is slicing through the Gulf of Mexico toward the west Florida Panhandle, Alabama or MS, its effects will be felt east ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 14:11

Put simply, Alberto's strongest winds and storms are well to the east of its circulation for right now, but it will likely begin to wrap up and become more centralized as it moves into the Gulf this weekend. Tammany Parish and Southern Tangipahoa Parish are under a flash flood watch . Stay with Storm Team 3 as we track Alberto this holiday weekend and be sure to download the free WSAV weather app.

by | May 26, 2018 | 04:43

The Falcon 9 rocket booster that will take the seven satellites to the stars is the same one that launched the U.S. Air Force's classified Zuma mission in January, a mission that was lost, although SpaceX is reportedly not to blame . The constant mapping of the gravity field reveals changes in Earth's ice sheets, aquifers, lakes and sea level. " GRACE was really a revolutionary mission for us understanding the water cycle and how the climate behaves", said Frank Webb, GRACE-FO project ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:59

This system may become a tropical depression over the next few days. - Forecasters have issued tropical storm and storm surge watches for parts of the U.S. The Air Force's Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to fly out to investigate the storm Friday. As much as 7 inches of rain is possible in south Florida, where some areas had more than 14 inches of rain last weekend.