Fracking stops as Lancashire tremors rip through safety limits

The process restarted on Saturday morning after a 0.8 magnitude tremor on Friday, which is categorised as a "red" event by the monitoring system regulated by the Oil and Gas Authority. "This is not a "red incident" under the traffic light system oper... More..

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Tropical Storm Oscar strengthens but still no threat to land
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Tropical Storm Oscar strengthens but still no threat to land

TS Oscar was said to be about 927 miles east south east of Bermuda at midnight. It had 75 mph maximum sustained winds that extended outward only 15 miles. The Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30, ...More..

Delhi air quality remains poor, thick haze engulfs
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Delhi air quality remains poor, thick haze engulfs

Among the most polluted regions in Delhi were Dwarka, Anand Vihar, Rohini, Mundaka, Bawana, Mathura Raod, Delhi Technical University, Jahangirpuri, Narela, Nehru Nagar, Delhi University North Campus, Punjabi Ba...More..

Iceberg floating in Antarctica is ideal rectangle
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Iceberg floating in Antarctica is ideal rectangle

Previously, NASA has launched a project to search for extraterrestrial civilizations. When the first photo was taken during a flight over Antarctica , the scientists had no idea the public would get so obsesse...More..

FORECAST: Sunny, mild, high of 76; warmer weekend ahead
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

FORECAST: Sunny, mild, high of 76; warmer weekend ahead

Low: 54. High: 80. It's now officially cool-season severe weather season, where there is plenty of wind shear where a few strong storms can't be ruled out. (30%), Breezy. Highs in the mid 60s. Wind: SW 10-15 ...More..

Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier

Tuesday's announcement set the stage for what will be a key issue in next year's federal election. Nunavut and the Yukon have chosen to embrace both the federal price on carbon and large emitter plans, while ...More..

Trump's 'Space Force' to be built in stages by 2020
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Trump's 'Space Force' to be built in stages by 2020

Defense Secretary James Mattis said that "right now what we're going to do is set up a combatant command", and the military would be working with the Congress on it. Pence said the administration would work wit...More..

Selection of Stephen Hawking's personal items to be sold at auction
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Selection of Stephen Hawking's personal items to be sold at auction

In particular, one of the five copies of the doctoral thesis on "the Properties of universes expanding" of the estimated 130 thousand to $ 195 thousand dollars. The money will go to two charities, The Stephe...More..

Japan-Europe joint Mercury mission launched
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Japan-Europe joint Mercury mission launched

This diagram shows the spacecraft that comprise the BepiColombo Mercury mission , as well as the location of the monitoring camera that took the mission's first photo - the selfie seen at left, which was capt...More..

Nasa photographs rectangular iceberg
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Nasa photographs rectangular iceberg

This iceberg looks pretty fresh, she said . It looks so flawless that it seems Photoshopped - but a odd perfectly rectangular iceberg near Antarctica is a natural phenomenon, NASA scientists say . Unlike th...More..

NOAA: Winter may be warmer than average
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

NOAA: Winter may be warmer than average

However, Halper said, it's not expected to be quite as strong as the El Nino that helped lead to the record warm 2015-2016 winter season. The main headline from the press release is that there is a higher c...More..

Scientists told about the mysterious phenomenon in Antarctica
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Scientists told about the mysterious phenomenon in Antarctica

To better understand the physical properties of the Ross Ice Shelf, researchers buried 34 extremely sensitive seismic sensors under its snowy surface. At about 800km across, the ice shelf is about the size of F...More..

China to launch 'moon' to light up city at night
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

China to launch 'moon' to light up city at night

According to local reports picked up by the Asia Times , the city has been evaluating the technology behind an artificial moon for years and has tested it enough to feel it's ready for launch. Officials h...More..

Heat waves, drought will drive up beer costs
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Heat waves, drought will drive up beer costs

Beer may be among the casualties of climate change thanks to its main ingredient, barley, struggling to grow during droughts and extreme heat, according to a new study . Your beloved brewskis will soon be in...More..

Russian Federation may resume manned space flights on November 28
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Russian Federation may resume manned space flights on November 28

Anyway, Hague goes on to explain how the rocket's automated abort mechanism yanked the crew capsule away from the rocket once the failure was detected. "You can imagine the scene", Hague said. "We looked at e...More..

U.S. Must ‘Push Harder for the Truth’ About Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

U.S. Must ‘Push Harder for the Truth’ About Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that Saudi operatives beat and drugged Khashoggi, then killed and dismembered him. The consul, Mohammad al-Otaibi, left Turkey on a commercial flight bound f...More..

Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says

Stahl then asked: "What about the scientists who say it's worse than ever?" The president also expressed doubt over scientists' findings linking the changing climate to more powerful hurricanes . A working p...More..

Storm Callum: More rain but worst of fatal storm passes
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

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 Scotti...More..

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..