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Stories about Sci-tech

Aug 12 2018

NASA counts down to launch first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

This same element is found on the nose of space shuttles, to protect them when they enter or leave the Earth's atmosphere. This will be within 6 million kilometres of t...

Aug 09 2018

NASA names astronauts for first commercial space flights

Boe will be making his third trip to space. The eight active NASA astronauts and one former astronaut-turned-corporate crew member will launch on Boeing CST-100 Starl...

Aug 03 2018

Griffith Observatory to Host Mars Close Approach Viewing

If Earth and Mars are to follow perfectly circular orbits, the opposition would get close to each other as the two planets could get. Because of the close proximity, th...

Jul 28 2018

‘Blood moon’ dazzles skygazers in century’s longest eclipse

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon and the sun are on exact opposite sides of Earth, so that our planet blocks the sunlight that normally reaches the moon. The ti...

Jul 26 2018

Blood moon should be an eerie spectacle this Friday evening

Lunar eclipses typically occur only during a full moon, however on this instance the moon will be in flawless alignment with the sun and earth, also known as the blood...

Jul 09 2018

Tropical Storm Chris churns offshore of the Carolinas while Beryl weakens

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center . The current forecast track from the National Hurricane Center has the storm tracki...

Jun 10 2018

Activists, students and volunteers mark World Environment Day

Some 86% support supermarkets moving towards more refillable and reusable packaging instead of single-use plastics and more than nine out of 10 (91%) think they should be...

Jun 05 2018

Falcon 9 soars into space with SES 12

Monday's launch attempt will try to send the 5.4-ton SES-12 communications satellite to a high transfer orbit. "This is one of the largest, if not the largest satellite...

Jun 01 2018

Five big cats briefly escape in flooded German zoo

Five risky predators, including two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escaped from a zoo in western Germany , sparking a massive hunt. Police told the Associated Press ...

May 27 2018

Tropical Storm Warnings are up along Gulf Coast ahead of Alberto

On the forecast track, the center of Alberto is expected to move near the western tip of Cuba today, track across the eastern Gulf of Mexico on Saturday night through M...

May 18 2018

Apple reportedly eying Northern Virginia for new campus

Cook was in the region to give a commencement speech at Duke University on May 13. Apple has since been scouting for the location of the new Apple campus, which it ...

May 18 2018

RED's Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon this summer

Verizon has just announced it will carry the RED Hydrogen One , world's first holographic smartphone. The $1,200 smartphone has a groundbreaking 5.7-inch screen capabl...