Sci-tech

by | September 22, 2018 | 11:14

President Trump began talking about creating a Space Force as a sixth military department in March . The U.S. Air Force had 401 squadrons in 1987, at the peak of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. "Today, to split up the well-integrated set of air and space capabilities that have been organized to seamlessly contribute to America's military capabilities would result in more harm than good".

by | September 22, 2018 | 08:19

The wise and stoic half-human half-Vulcan spaceship officer was known for his extreme discipline acquired from growing up on planet Vulcan . 'The orange-tinted HD 26965 is only slightly cooler and slightly less massive than our sun, is approximately the same age as our sun, and has a 10.1-year magnetic cycle almost identical to the sun's 11.6-year sunspot cycle, ' says Tennessee State University (TSU) astronomer Matthew Muterspaugh.

by | September 22, 2018 | 06:51

The area has been identified as the town of Aitoliko in western Greece by media reports, with the phenomenon attributed to mating spiders . But Aitoliko residents will need to do a lot of dusting. 'They mate, they reproduce and provide a whole new generation'. These types of spiders can be found in many areas around the world, including the United States.

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:12

Baker was unsure, however, whether this particular boat was part of state reconnaissance efforts, or simply someone taking a freakish boating trip down a USA highway. This year, the water broke the windows, leaving the pews a jumbled mess and soaked Bibles and hymn books on the floor. "You can never tell what lies under that water", he said.

by | September 22, 2018 | 01:47

While the giant spider-web in Aitoliko, Greece, might look freakish, the phenomenon is not at all harmful for humans, animals in the region, or the local flora. "It's the ecosystem's natural reactions and once the temperatures begin to drop and the gnat populations die out, the spider populations will decrease as well".

by | September 22, 2018 | 01:30

Rest assured Maezawa, I won't say no. Maezawa said he plans to invite six to eight artists to go on the trip with him. It is not known if one of the people slated to take that trip is the person now scheduled to go on the BFR. The billionaire has reportedly already placed a large deposit on the flight which is helping SpaceX in the development of the BFR launch platform that will actually take the passengers around the Moon.

by | September 21, 2018 | 22:15

The exterior of the truck has been painted with nebula motifs, while the interior is finished in orange shades with reflective orange piping on the seats. ProPILOT enhances the driver's control by combining Nissan's Intelligent Cruise Control and Steering Assist technologies. All these systems enable the Navara to maneuver the telescope trailer into the best position, giving astronomers the best view of distant galaxies.

by | September 21, 2018 | 05:50

But, thankfully for residents, they are not harmful to humans. They were presumably attracted by an increasing mosquito population in the area, the presence of water, and plenty of heat. The spiders are from the genus Tetragnatha , known as stretch spiders due to their elongated bodies. In the interview, Democritus University of Thrace assistant professor Maria Chatzaki said: "The spiders will have their party and die soon".

by | September 21, 2018 | 05:50

The genus covers hundreds of species which are found all over the world, although most occur in the tropics and subtropics. "These spiders are not risky for humans and will not cause any damage to the area's flora", she told Greek outlet Newsit .

by | September 21, 2018 | 04:09

Maezawa, 42, is the founder and CEO of Zozo, the largest online fashion retailer in Japan. So he's inviting up to eight other people - including artists, designers and architects to join him, in what would be a historic moment. If all goes according to plan, Maezawa will be the first non-American to orbit the moon. At the time , Musk said the pair approached SpaceX about sending them on a weeklong flight and paid a "significant" deposit for the trip.

by | September 21, 2018 | 02:06

The slow-moving storm made landfall on Friday as a Category 1 hurricane. Waterkeeper Alliance has conducted overflights at some of the industrial sites and agricultural operations impacted by Florence and is investigating the possible hazards left in the storm's wake.

by | September 20, 2018 | 03:43

The president stopped in North Carolina first, telling officials at a briefing that they will have the federal government's full support. It's too early to tell how many people will end up homeless because of Hurricane Florence . In a bright spot, the Lumber River appeared to be falling in hard-hit Lumberton, about 70 miles (110 kilometres) inland. "All my stuff is gone", she said.

by | September 20, 2018 | 02:36

That will allow it to cover 85% of the sky . The fresh pictures utilise all Four of the satellite's large-self-discipline cameras, providing a panoramic look of the southern sky stitched collectively from sixteen determined pictures. Over the next three years, TESS will continue to scan the night sky, sector by sector. In its first year of operation, it will map the 13 sectors that make up the southern sky.

by | September 19, 2018 | 21:40

The six-time NBA champion, who played high-school basketball in Wilmington , North Carolina, and attended college at North Carolina, made two large donations to Carolina residents. A woman blew a whistle each time drivers had to pull forward. Though the hurricane packed 90 miles per hour (145 kph) winds as it came ashore, the amount of water Florence pushed ashore and dropped inland has swamped vast areas still vulnerable to rising rivers.

by | September 19, 2018 | 21:36

The death toll from Florence rose to at least 17 as the storm crept slowly westward over the Carolinas Sunday, dumping massive amounts of water on the region. "They have not even begun (to crest)". "The agriculture industry, the largest industry in our state is hard-hit". The number of customers without power across North Carolina fell to just under 500,000, with about 20,000 in SC.

by | September 19, 2018 | 18:11

In the town of Fair Bluff, North Carolina , which has struggled to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew in 2016, only about 50 residents remained on Tuesday, Fair Bluff Police Chief Chris Chafin told Reuters. Further flooding could push up that figure. The White House said President Donald Trump will visit North Carolina on Wednesday morning to see the damage.

by | September 19, 2018 | 12:41

He lives in Houston and has visited the SpaceX headquarters in California . And you certainly can't decide basically on what he says. Setbacks and delays, however, don't deter Musk or his relentless company , which has grown to 7,000 employees.

by | September 19, 2018 | 10:31

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson told The Associated Press that the women, detainees being transported to a mental-health facility, drowned at around 6 p.m. The toxic ash could run off into the nearby Cape Fear River. Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin said it was unclear if the bridge was threatened. Businesses were re-opening and owners removed sandbags and plywood from storefronts.

by | September 19, 2018 | 06:30

The announcement raised the stock price 11 per cent in one day, but it has since fallen. "My belief that there is more than enough funding to take Tesla private was reinforced during this process", Musk said at the time . Whether Australians can expect to receive the same service from local Tesla shops is, unfortunately, not yet on the cards - in a statement to The Driven, the company confirmed that for now, light repairs to customer vehicles, including minor paint fix, polishing and ...

by | September 18, 2018 | 23:14

Some Carolinians were relieved that the storm was pushing out, despite the continued threat of flooding from rivers. The coastal city of Wilmington remained cut off by high flood waters early this morning. On Tuesday, the storm's remnants were continuing to soak the mid-Atlantic region and southern New England with heavy rain. The incident occurred after the toddler and his mother became trapped in their vehicle amid rising flood waters.