New study finds glyphosate in kids' cereals and snack bars

To add some more confusion to the fire, the National Institute of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency both recently stated that the weed-killing poison was not likely to cause cancer in humans. Nature Valley's Granola Protein Oats 'n H... More..

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Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

This places Ernesto west of the United Kingdom and means Ireland and Northern Ireland will be hit first when the storm makes land. "On the forecast track, Ernesto will approach Ireland and the United Kingdo...More..

Are man-made pollutants a 'booster shot' for Florida's toxic red tide?
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Are man-made pollutants a 'booster shot' for Florida's toxic red tide?

It is the second emergency order issued by Scott this summer. The red tide has made breathing hard for locals, scared away tourists, and strewn popular beaches with the stinking carcasses of fish, eels, por...More..

As Monsanto Pays $289 Million to Cancer Victim, Bayer Shares Plunge
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

As Monsanto Pays $289 Million to Cancer Victim, Bayer Shares Plunge

In 2015, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer said the key ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, is "probably carcinogenic to humans". Germany and France have meanwhile tak...More..

NASA launches mission to fly closer to the Sun than ever before
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA launches mission to fly closer to the Sun than ever before

This will be within 6 million kilometres of the sun's surface, closer than any other spacecraft has been before. "The launch energy to reach the Sun is 55 times that required to get to Mars, and two times t...More..

NASA's Parker Solar Probe launch for sun, postponed till Sunday
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA's Parker Solar Probe launch for sun, postponed till Sunday

NASA hopes the probe will help determine which parts of the sun are providing the energy source for solar winds and solar particles, and how they accelerate to such high speeds. The National Aeronautics and ...More..

Best meteor shower of 2018 takes place over Ireland tonight
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Best meteor shower of 2018 takes place over Ireland tonight

And experts have advised the best place to watch the stunning show will be at open areas, away from street lights. While the earth passes through the comet's debris field every year, Swift-Tuttle itself is no...More..

Suryagrahan 2018 Partial Eclipse; Timing, Significance, Myths and Precautions
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Suryagrahan 2018 Partial Eclipse; Timing, Significance, Myths and Precautions

However, according to the global time, the partial solar eclipse will start from 8 a.m. 2 min and end at 11.30 am. According to timeanddate.com, this will be the last eclipse - both solar and lunar - to b...More..

Nasa launches first ever solar probe to 'touch the sun'
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Nasa launches first ever solar probe to 'touch the sun'

As these two opposing winds butt up against each other, scientists believe hydrogen accumulates in a wall-like structure. The $1.5bn (£1.17bn) project is created to give scientists a better understanding of ...More..

Brad's Astro Extra: Best way to watch the Perseid meteor shower
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Brad's Astro Extra: Best way to watch the Perseid meteor shower

The annual Perseid Meteor Shower is peaking this weekend over Mid-Michigan! The meteor shower will peak overnight into Monday, with 70 meteors visible each hour, according to the Royal Astronomical Society. A...More..

We're livestreaming the Perseid meteor shower
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

We're livestreaming the Perseid meteor shower

While you can see the glowing pieces from July 14 through August 24, the peak is only over a few nights, from August 11th to the 13th. The meteors can be traced to the Perseus constellation , from which they...More..

Mission to the sun lifts off Saturday morning
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Mission to the sun lifts off Saturday morning

Its mission is to help scientists unlock the mysteries of the sun's atmosphere and answer questions like why its corona, the outermost layer of the solar atmosphere, is hotter than its surface. At 3.33 am EDT (...More..

Tourists evacuated as flash floods hit south of France
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Tourists evacuated as flash floods hit south of France

Hardest hit was the Gard region, where 119 children , many of them from Germany, were evacuated from their campsite at Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said in a statement. Four Germa...More..

by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Perseids 2018: Where and how to watch the dazzling meteor shower

Three years later, an Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaperelli identified the comet as the origin of the Perseid meteor shower . "This year, we'll be lucky the moon won't be shining most of the night", Bjerk...More..

Hurricane Hector set to pass south of Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Hurricane Hector set to pass south of Hawaii

As a precaution, Hawaii County officials closed three beaches on the Big Island, according to Hawaii News Now . A high surf warning has been issued for east-facing shores of Hawaii Island for 12-13 foot wa...More..

Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane

Some residents on the Big Island of Hawaii have already endured a wild year due to the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano . Kilauea's latest volcanic event began more than three months ago, sending de...More..

How drought relief actually ends up punishing Australian farmers
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

How drought relief actually ends up punishing Australian farmers

The Prime Minister has flagged more government support if the drought continues to pile pressure on farmers. We need to do a better job of looking after them. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology says parts ...More..

Bizarre, rogue planet boasts impressive magnetic aurora
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Bizarre, rogue planet boasts impressive magnetic aurora

They say the new world is 200 million years old and 20 light-years from Earth. The planet is skirting the boundaries of our solar system - just 20 light years from Earth - and may prove to be an invaluable sour...More..

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly first commercial spacecraft
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly first commercial spacecraft

Now, we know the names of those launches' first passengers. NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine , was on hand at NASA's Johnson Space Center to announce the nine new commercial crew astronauts. "I'm sure th...More..

SpaceX relaunches the final Falcon 9 rocket design
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

SpaceX relaunches the final Falcon 9 rocket design

A final single-engine burn put the brakes on for landing on the droneship "Of Course I Still Love You" stationed several hundred miles east of Cape Canaveral. Tuesday's launch was the third SpaceX mission in 16...More..

NASA announces crew for the first American spacecraft launches since 2011
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

NASA announces crew for the first American spacecraft launches since 2011

Both spacecraft are now undergoing hardware tests, with final processing ahead as launch dates hover closer. "This is a big deal for our country, and we want Americans to know that we are back", NASA Administ...More..

Scientists Pick Up First Mysterious Radio Signal From Deep Space
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Scientists Pick Up First Mysterious Radio Signal From Deep Space

Although scientists have yet to decipher where FRB 180725A originated from, its unexpectedly low frequency has driven them to speculate that whatever source sent this signal across the universe is likely "extre...More..

Trump administration proposes mileage rollback
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Trump administration proposes mileage rollback

In addition, it wants to do away with California's exemption to set its own standards. As part of the SAFE rule package, the federal government is also seeking to revoke California's ability to set its own gr...More..

NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday

While both companies had recently said they would conduct their first test flights with astronauts on board by the end of this year, those flights are now scheduled for 2019. The first Crew Dragon post-certi...More..

Boeing crew-capsule mission delayed after abort engines fail in test
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Boeing crew-capsule mission delayed after abort engines fail in test

The ground controllers will use the space station's Canadarm2 robotic arm to detach Dragon from the Earth-facing side of the station's Harmony module and manoeuvre the vehicle into its release position. Accordi...More..