Sci-tech

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:12

However, if you think that the heat from the rocket launch has melted the entire storage in the camera, then you are wrong. Not surprisingly, they went viral across Twitter and other social media platforms. But despite being melted, the camera still managed to do its job. But it wasn't all a loss for Ingalls - aside from his other cameras managing to get pictures, the crispy Canon did manage to get one good image of the launch.

by | May 27, 2018 | 03:31

On Nov. 19, 1969, Bean became the fourth human to walk on the moon. He spent 31 hours on the moon deploying surface experiments with Commander Charles Conrad and collecting 75 pounds of rocks and lunar soil for study back on Earth, according to a statement from NASA.

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:23

The Patuxent Trough is more than 300 kilometers long and over 15 kilometers wide, while the Offset Rift Basin is 150 kilometers long and 30 kilometers wide. While that area, found in the Trans-Antarctic Mountains, was thought to be far too steep to go undisturbed for such a long time, signs pointing to the contrary slowly began to build up.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:51

They also reveal that birds surviving the end of the Cretaceous period had long sturdy legs made for living on the ground. By eliminating trees, this reduced the types of bird that survived the collision. The scientists found that there was a spike in the amount of fern spores after the asteroid hit. Looking at fossilized pollen grains and spores of ferns, and knowing that after the crash fires over fires started to spread all over the Earth, causing perpetual nights from the ash and acid ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 16:31

Glein and his SwRI colleague Hunter Waite devised the brand new Pluto-formation state of affairs after analyzing knowledge from Rosetta and NASA's New Horizons mission , which flew by Pluto in July 2015. Earth's atmosphere is made up of 78% nitrogen, but Pluto's, which is far colder, is 98% nitrogen. So between the nitrogen ice and the nitrogen atmosphere, the dwarf planet has an unusually high proportion of it.

by | May 26, 2018 | 11:03

There also was a storm surge watch from Horseshoe Beach, Fla., west to the mouth of the Mississippi River. There remains a lot of uncertainty on the track and intensity of the storm as it lifts to the north. It does look like conditions will be favorable for some development as it moves into the Gulf Of Mexico. The system is now near the Yucatan Peninsula but could develop in the Southern Gulf by Saturday , ABC News reports.

by | May 26, 2018 | 10:20

This is SpaceX's ninth Falcon 9 launch of 2018, and 10th launch including the debut of their Falcon Heavy, which puts the company well on pace to beat its 2017 record of 18 launches. Iridium spent around $3 billion on Iridium Next, purchasing the satellites from Thales Alenia Space in Europe. Orbital ATK integrated the satellites at its Gilbert, Arizona, factory.

by | May 26, 2018 | 05:31

Recently, a study concludes that the higher levels of the carbon dioxide lower the nutritive values of the rice grains. As part of their research, the scientists grew 18 varieties of rice at sites in China and Japan. The researchers suggested that changes in B vitamins may relate to the decline of nitrogen in plants exposed to elevated carbon concentrations. The reasons for the changes have to do with how higher Carbon dioxide affects the plant's structure and growth, increasing ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 04:36

It's now a 40-mph storm located about 60 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico, according to the hurricane center's 2 p.m. Friday update. The Hurricane Center said tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch areas beginning on Sunday.

by | May 26, 2018 | 02:53

The hurricane center confirmed Friday morning the storm met the classification criteria, becoming the first tropical system of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. He said: "GFS still doesn't show much of a circulation focusing over the Gulf for very long, instead, a mess over east of Florida, while Euro does".

by | May 26, 2018 | 00:48

A campaigning Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford dismissed allegations Thursday that he was involved in selling bogus party memberships, and also denied trying to intimidate a would-be candidate. "When it comes to June 7 they're either going to vote in a radical NDP.or they can vote for a Doug Ford PC government". Voters head to the polls June 7.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:08

This technique passed a wide range of tests here in the world, and now it's aced its very first authentic operated on Mars , on a rock target called "Duluth", objective employee stated. Curiosity has been making its way up Mount Sharp, a towering mound of layered rock in the center of Gale Crater, and now is perched atop a feature known as Vera Rubin Ridge .

by | May 25, 2018 | 21:09

According to the NOAA, a problem occurred with the satellite's most important instrument-the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)-which is created to collect data on Earth's weather, climate and environment by taking images at different wavelengths (including the visible spectrum).

by | May 25, 2018 | 21:25

While researchers are keeping an eye out for "Nessie", they said they're focusing on uncovering more information about bacteria in the lake. But he thinks the DNA tests of the lake will be a great way to communicate science to a wide audience - and take people on an adventure.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:09

Steven , "came very close" to recovering fairing hardware, "but not quite". Gravity readings from GRACE have shown how water is being transported around the globe, primarily due to changes in climate and weather patterns. Orbital ATK integrated the satellites at its Gilbert, Arizona, factory. GRACE-FO similarly consists of twin satellites, orbiting 220km (137 miles) apart at an altitude of 490km (304 miles).

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:32

Lead scientist Professor Jean-Lou Justine, from the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, said: "The name of Bipalium kewense means in Latin "from Kew". Usually found in the tropical climates of Asia, the invaders, which can reach up to a sizeable 40 centimetres in length, have somehow wormed their way into the ecosystems of French gardens.

by | May 25, 2018 | 20:56

First Vice-Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan called Trump's decision "unexpected" and "regrettable". "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting", read Trump's letter to Kim.

by | May 25, 2018 | 19:36

Moon reportedly said he was "perplexed" by the decision to cancel and urged Trump and Kim to communicate directly to resolve the impasse. The tone of Trump's letter is civil and diplomatic. In private, however, it appears Trump was gung ho on the meeting as recently as Wednesday. "It was supposed to be about how they would get Kim to give up the nuclear program, but (Moon) was adamant about having Trump and Kim meet in some way or another and keeping up his peace initiative", Chun said.

by | May 25, 2018 | 19:51

The new OnePlus 6 comes with the feature. Since the time the iPhone X dropped TouchID in favor of FaceID, a lot of OEMs have been using face unlock as a USP for their devices. It also brings several improvements in the weather department: Better positioning services, new widget added to the launcher , etc. Oxygen OS 5.0.3 will only arrive as an OTA to the users who have already signed as Beta tester.

by | May 25, 2018 | 05:53

Had the crash involved another vehicle, or even been fatal, the penalties could have been far more severe. "Apparently the load spilled 40,000 lbs of chicken feathers", the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) tweeted. The company's website says it recycles animal byproducts into ingredients for many items, including pet feed and soap. "The freeway reopened about 7:30 a.m., however a backup stretched for miles", based on the Seattle Instances.

by | May 25, 2018 | 05:03

Yeddyurappa claimed that Kumaraswamy had not allowed Congress leader and Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara to speak at the chief minister's first press conference, PTI reported. "We have not yet discussed those modalities", he said in response to a question about whether Kumaraswamy will be the chief minister for full five years.

by | May 25, 2018 | 04:38

Marvel Studios is understandably playing things close to its proverbial chest where the next film is concerned, but a first synopsis has nonetheless popped up in the new issue of Licensing Magazine (as spotted on Twitter). Sharon joins a long list of high-profile heroes absent from Infinity War , alongside the likes of Hawkeye, Ant-Man, Nakia and Valkyrie. If you're a fan of movies, there's no avoiding Marvel films right now.

by | May 25, 2018 | 02:37

In the January-March quarter, the economy grew 1.7 percent from the previous three months. Despite the risks, analysts say the resilience seen in economic growth keeps alive the prospect of another central bank tightening this year. The ministry said global economy has remained on a steady expansionary path since the start of the year, with full-year growth expected to improve slightly as compared to 2017.

by | May 25, 2018 | 03:43

Today's 155km stage from Riva del Garda to Iseo features a climb straight out of the blocks and it will be interesting to see whether any of the GC hopefuls attack, particularly given the difficulties experienced by Yates's Mitchelton-Scott team-mate Esteban Chaves the last time the race went uphill from the start.

by | May 24, 2018 | 17:29

This is the latest bad development for Cohen . There is no suggestion Mr Trump was aware of the payment to Mr Cohen, the BBC said. The lawyer paid off Daniels less than two weeks before the 2016 election to keep quiet about an affair she alleges she had with Trump in 2006.

by | May 23, 2018 | 19:54

But his main challengers alleged irregularities and refused to recognize the result. It's a lesson Venezuela could learn the hard way following harsh global reaction to that country's presidential election Sunday which returned President Nicolas Maduro to another six-year term in power.

by | May 23, 2018 | 16:17

Congo health officials are encouraging people to wash their hands, to touch each other as little as possible and to avoid meat that is potentially infected, Al Jazeera reported . Hundreds of people who have been in contact with infected individuals, as well as contacts of contacts, have been identified to be vaccinated, the World Health Organization said.

by | May 23, 2018 | 03:59

Speaking in Macclesfield, the Prime Minister will challenge the NHS, Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector and health charities to use AI to transform the diagnosis of chronic diseases. The prime minister stated that within 15 years, the government hopes to be able to "diagnose at a much earlier stage the lung, bowel, prostate or ovarian cancer of at least 50,000 more people a year".

by | May 23, 2018 | 04:09

While speaking to the delegation led by the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Ahmed Ali , Buhari expressed concerns about the state of the power sector despite the astronomical amount spent by Obasanjo's administration, even though he didn't mention him by name.

by | May 22, 2018 | 22:46

A Great Northern passenger tweeted: "I organised my life around your new timetable - job, childcare, parking - to find the 8.57am train from Biggleswade into London doesn't exist". GTR's new timetable was developed from scratch and was created to tackle existing issues by extending stop times at busier stations and increasing turnaround times at destination stations.

by | May 22, 2018 | 23:15

Along with the letter was a special "prayer for our nation" regarding the protection of the values of the Constitution. Naqvi said that Modi was "breaking barriers of religion and castes" and his government was also committed towards the growth of minorities, reported Hindustan Times.

by | May 22, 2018 | 22:51

Meanwhile, hundreds of people attended a service held by Houston's Muslim community for Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old exchange student from Pakistan, who had talked about one day becoming a diplomat. According to Rodriguez, Fisher stood up to him a week before and allegedly embarrassed him in front of the class. Rodriguez said that humiliation caused Fisher to be the first person the shooter killed.

by | May 22, 2018 | 21:46

Following the clashes, the assembly of more than five persons, rallies, public meetings, processions and the exhibition of weapons and flags have been banned in the Thoothukudi district. "Entering the collector's office and (perpetrating) violence is not acceptable". The state's main opposition DMK party slammed the government for failing to address the concerns of the local people.

by | May 22, 2018 | 22:22

Another school banned backpacks to prevent hidden weapons from slipping through, while others changed dress codes to forbid heavy clothing such as the trench coat Pagourtzis was said to be wearing to hide his weapons. That allowed the rest of the school to be evacuated safely. America has been shaken by another deadly school shooting . "If that means five metal detectors getting in and out of the high school, you get five metal detectors." Trochesset said 200 officers from law ...

by | May 22, 2018 | 21:26

The step, known as a state party referral, seeks an investigation into Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as Israeli military activity in the Gaza Strip, including the recent killing of dozens of Palestinians during mass protests along the border.