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Stories about Sci-tech

Aug 14 2018

'Touch the sun': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward our star

Even in a region where temperatures can reach more than a million degrees Fahrenheit, the sunlight is expected to heat the shield to just around 2,500 deg F (1,371 deg C)...

Aug 13 2018

Nasa launches historic space probe in mission to 'touch' the sun

The launch was called off at the last minute on Saturday after a gaseous helium pressure red alarm emerged that the scientists did not have enough time to troubleshoot....

Aug 11 2018

Here is when Perseids shower peaks in Oman this month

The best summertime meteor shower - the Perseids - will be coming to a sky near you this coming weekend, weather permitting. The Virtual Telescope Project will be...

Aug 10 2018

Pacific hurricane absorbs trop storm; new storm in Atlantic

The eye of the storm, which had wind speeds as high as 217 km/h at its centre on Wednesday afternoon, is forecast to pass 300 kilometres to the south of the Big Island ...

Aug 09 2018

SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again

Formerly designated Telkom-4, the satellite renamed Merah Putih - representing the Indonesian flag's red and white colors - will replace the Telkom-1 spacecraft launched ...

Aug 06 2018

Rick Scott says state will fight red tide

The ongoing toxic algae bloom is considered to be the longest red tide outbreak for the Gulf of Mexico in over a decade, and officials say it will most likely last unti...

Aug 05 2018

EPA, DOT Proposes Changes to Fuel Economy Standard

The Trump administration's proposed regulation would instead freeze fuel economy requirements at the 2020 level. Electric cars and trucks still account for a tiny fract...

Aug 05 2018

NASA set to announce astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

Suni Williams , who is best known for running the Boston Marathon on an ISS treadmill, will be joined by rookie astronaut Josh Cassada . Boeing's CST-100 Starliner ,...

Aug 04 2018

Why Trump’s looser emission standards are mixed blessing for automakers

The administration's proposal would freeze miles-per-gallon targets in 2020. Yet for President Donald Trump , who's prioritized eliminating regulations, the auto rules...

Aug 04 2018

NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions

NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Aunapu Mann are slated for the test flight of Boeing's Starliner , accompanied by former NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson , who n...

Jul 29 2018

Bengaluru shuns sleep to watch the total lunar eclipse

Friday, July 27, will be a date to remember, as the total lunar eclipse will be visible to the naked eye throughout Morocco. Sunlight passing through Earth's atmosph...

Jul 28 2018

Flash Flood Warning for some counties issued for beginning of the week

Variable cloudiness, breezy, and humid; a few showers and a thunderstorm. TUESDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Expect variably to mostly cloudy skies to deliver rounds of locall...

Jul 27 2018

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018: Date, Time in India, significance

It only reflects the light it gets from the Sun. In east Africa: the partial eclipse will begin at 9.30pm EAT, with the moon completely red between 10.30pm and 12.13a...

Jul 26 2018

A lake of actual water has been discovered on Mars

The team gathered data using a sophisticated radar sensor known as MARSIS aboard the Mars Express spacecraft . Scientists Roberto Orosei (L), Elena Pettinelli (C) an...

Jul 22 2018

Jeff Bezos' company will charge $200000 for a flight to space

Wednesday's flight will be the ninth by a New Shepard rocket, and the third using Blue Origin's most recent model of the single-stage vehicle, which debuted in Decemb...

Jul 14 2018

Wild scenes at Russia-probe hearing as Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and Republicans clash

An inspector general report blamed Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page for creating an appearance of impropriety through their texts but found that the outcome of the C...

Jul 12 2018

Will Brett Kavanaugh Move to Overturn Roe v. Wade?

Bush White House and for the special prosecutor during Bill Clinton's presidency. The senator added that " President Trump could nominate George Washington and th...

Jul 12 2018

Shark bites Instagram model during Bahamas photo shoot

Alright, so that might not quite be a universal experience, but it is, at the very least, one had by the highly unfortunate 19-year-old Instagram model Katarina Zaru...

Jul 08 2018

Scott Pruitt Says 'Unrelenting Attacks' Led To His Resignation

The agency's security officials are expected to decide what level of protection Wheeler needs. The Post story offered one supportive quote - Trump saying, "I have n...