Storm Callum: More rain but worst of fatal storm passes

Flooding and falling trees have seen major disruption across most rail services in Wales, while trains in Devon and Cornwall are also likely to be delayed. There is one flood alert for the whole of the Scottish Borders, particularly the South and W... More..

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Rescuers comb rubble of Florida beach communities for hurricane survivors
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Rescuers comb rubble of Florida beach communities for hurricane survivors

Storm damage is seen after Hurricane Michael October 10, 2018 in Panama City , Florida . Search and rescue operations continue and a long road to rebuilding, and recovery, has begun after Hurricane Micha...More..

Death toll rises to six in wake of Hurricane Michael
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Death toll rises to six in wake of Hurricane Michael

The imagery shows the near total destruction of Mexico Beach and heavy damage to nearby Tyndall Air Force Base . NOAA says the website will be updated as more flights take place. Mark Bowen, chief of emerg...More..

Astronauts Survive Emergency Landing After Russian Rocket Launch Fails
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Astronauts Survive Emergency Landing After Russian Rocket Launch Fails

U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin were heading to the International Space Station when they had to make an emergency landing due to failure of the booster rockets. However, in th...More..

Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket

The Air Force announced the award of three Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Launch Service Agreements to Blue Origin , Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, and United Launch Alliance on Wedne...More..

Michael claims at least 11 lives, including 11-year-old girl
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Michael claims at least 11 lives, including 11-year-old girl

In Mexico Beach , population 1,000, the storm shattered homes, leaving floating piles of lumber. Historic storm :Michael is the third most intense hurricane to hit the continental USA since 1851 based on ...More..

Astronaut, Cosmonaut 'In Good Condition' After Emergency Landing
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Astronaut, Cosmonaut 'In Good Condition' After Emergency Landing

He watched Thurday's 2-man Soyuz rocket launch to the International Space Station with all of the optimism and anticipation of the countless other successful missions. The hole was detected in August and qu...More..

Tues. 5:25 pm: Fast-moving Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Tues. 5:25 pm: Fast-moving Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle

Saturated grounds from Florence could also lead to more flash flooding. At least three deaths were blamed on Michael, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental USA in over 50 years, and by early Frid...More..

Pipeline explodes near Prince George, B.C.: RCMP
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Pipeline explodes near Prince George, B.C.: RCMP

Approximately 70% of FortisBC's one million customers across the province have the potential to lose gas supply as a result of a ruptured natural gas line north of Prince George October 9. "They had told me t...More..

Absolute commitment needed for climate response
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Absolute commitment needed for climate response

The UN-backed study said the impacts of climate change , from droughts to rising seas, will be less extreme if temperature rises are curbed at 1.5C above pre-industrial levels than if they climb to 2C. Some H...More..

Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure ars_ab.settitle(1389895)
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure ars_ab.settitle(1389895)

However, Hubble can operate in a limited capacity using a single gyroscope. "The gyro lasted about six months longer than we thought it would", said Hubble deputy mission head Rachel Osten in a tweet. Washi...More..

Hurricane Michael grows stronger on way to Florida
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael grows stronger on way to Florida

University of Georgia's Marshall Shepherd, a former president of the American Meteorological Society, called it a "life-altering event" on Facebook and said he watched the storm's growth on satellite images ...More..

Earth will reach 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold by 2030
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Earth will reach 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold by 2030

The report is comprehensive, citing over 6,000 scientific references, and its basic message is this: limiting warming to a rise of 1.5 degrees compared with pre-industrial levels will require an unprecedented ...More..

Virgin to be in space 'within weeks'
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Virgin to be in space 'within weeks'

He added that his team has a "very, very exciting couple of months ahead". Tuesday, Branson said the test flights are near. "And then we will be in space with myself in months and not years ", after wh...More..

Trump suggests the climate may actually be 'fabulous' after ominous United Nations report
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Trump suggests the climate may actually be 'fabulous' after ominous United Nations report

What's the difference? With a 1-degree rise, about 14 percent of the world's population would be vulnerable to severe and deadly heat waves every five years; with a 2-degree rise, that figure jumps to 37 percen...More..

Updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfall
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfall

Videos have been posted throughout the day as the hurricane hits the Gulf Coast and one in particular taken in Panama City Beach, Florida shows the insane power of the storm . The aircraft also reported th...More..

Michael charges into U.S. Southeast after slamming north Florida
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Michael charges into U.S. Southeast after slamming north Florida

Based on its internal barometric pressure, Michael was the third most powerful hurricane to hit the USA mainland, behind the unnamed Labour Day storm of 1935 and Camille in 1969. Rapid intensification poses ...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Hurricanes Florence And Michael Highlight Monster Storms' Devastating Differences

Although Michael had been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane by 8 p.m . In terms of damage the most costly year was 2017, when besides the Caribbean several USA coastal states were hit by powerful hurri...More..

Hurricane Michael 'may be worst in Florida's history'
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael 'may be worst in Florida's history'

Relatives in IL urged Thomas to leave and stay with them, but he didn't have the means to get there quickly enough, and he didn't want to stay in a shelter. Several people were taken by van from coastal Wakulla...More..

First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky

SpaceX lit up the night sky in Southern California on Sunday, and sent gawkers from across the region craning their necks to the sight. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to laud his company's effort...More..

NASA’s Voyager 2 Spacecraft is Getting Close to Interstellar Space
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

NASA’s Voyager 2 Spacecraft is Getting Close to Interstellar Space

According to the team behind the Voyager 2 , this spacecraft is pretty far away from Earth ad nearly 17.7 billion kilometers or 11 billion miles. Voyager 2 has been travelling through the outer heliospher...More..

Meteorite used as doorstop for decades worth $100,000
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Meteorite used as doorstop for decades worth $100,000

She analyzed the meteorite and observed it was about was 88 percent iron and 12 percent nickel. "This is it - I am holding this space rock that tells us so much about the origins of the universe". The man, who ...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

SpaceX West Coast launch to bring sonic booms to California

PT, with a mission to launch an Argentinean Earth-observing satellite into orbit, and then touch back down in a new landing zone located just a quarter mile away from takeoff, Wired reported . Prior landings h...More..

Tropical disturbance near Gulf of Mexico likely to develop further, experts say
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Tropical disturbance near Gulf of Mexico likely to develop further, experts say

UPDATE: The National Hurricane Center has issued an advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen, including a tropical storm warning for Cuba. The depression is moving near the north near 3 miles per hour. ...More..

First evidence of moon outside our solar system: Astronomers
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

First evidence of moon outside our solar system: Astronomers

In the Kepler exoplanet catalog, there are only a few Jupiter-size planets that are farther from their star than Earth is from the sun - good candidates for moons due to the distance. Fast forward a year and...More..