Sci-tech

Asian honey bees use other animals' faeces to ward off giant hornets

Asian honey bees use other animals' faeces to ward off giant hornets Unfortunately, North American honey bees haven't evolved to fend off the similar "murder hornets" that were unintentionally introduced in their region and that have recently been found in Washington state and British Columbia in Canada. Of the 67 beekeepers in Vietnam the researchers surveyed in late August - when giant hornet attacks occur most often - 63 of them reported poop spots splattered on... [Full Article...]

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launch Tonight

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launch Tonight Air Force Space Command and NASA. The ULA footage showed the rocket - which was 235 feet tall and weighed 1.6 million pounds on the launch pad - blast off with a classified mission of the U.S. Boeing built a huge mobile gantry for the Delta 4 rocket with a newly-stationed sailor with three huge retractable swing weapons. The Delta 4 Heavy is slated to be retired after launching four more NRO m... [Full Article...]

NASA Announces Artemis Team of Astronauts for Early Moon Missions

NASA Announces Artemis Team of Astronauts for Early Moon Missions NASA will announce flight assignments for astronauts later. Five of the 18 were present at the meeting. - Jonny Kim, of Los Angeles, who came to NASA as part of the 2017 astronaut class. Before the meeting of the space council, Pence toured Patrick Air Force Base and formally renamed it Patrick Space Force Base. NASA's Artemis activities have, since that speech, been shaped by that goal. [Full Article...]

'Christmas Star' to be seen for the first time in 800 years

On the night of December 21, known as the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year, Jupiter and Saturn will cross paths in the night sky, making for a fairly spectacular sight just ahead of Christmas. Jupiter and Saturn will appear to be very close to each other in the night sky, even though they are actually hundreds of millions of miles apart. [Full Article...]

UK's Sixth Carbon Budget draws criticism from dairy group

In its new 1,000-page report, the CCC sets out the path to that goal over the next three decades, including the first ever detailed assessment of the changes that will result - and the key milestones that must be met. By 2040, all new trucks are low carbon. United Kingdom industry shifts to using renewable electricity or hydrogen instead of fossil fuels, or captures its carbon emissions, storing t... [Full Article...]

BC reports 28 more deaths and 723 new COVID-19 cases

Calling it "one of the most tragic days yet", Henry said there have been 28 more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the provincial death toll to 587. "We have a glimmer of hope". "We are not yet through this storm". As a result of all the continuing challenges of COVID-19, the provincial government has extended its state of emergency until December 22. [Full Article...]

Northern Lights could be seen in Wyoming, Nebraska this week

Northern Lights could be seen in Wyoming, Nebraska this week Some Pennsylvanians could see the northern lights - also known as the aurora borealis - tonight if an approaching solar storm is strong enough and the cloud cover clears. If you see a red glow or green glow this evening to the north then you have spotted the Northern Lights. Winds will be light and temperatures will be in the low to mid 30s. [Full Article...]

A glimpse of the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are created "when large numbers of electrically charged particles (electrons) at high speed stream in towards the earth along its magnetic field and collide with the highest air particles", according to the Tromso Geophysical Observatory at the Arctic University of Norway. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514