Sci-tech

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:50

The statements by John Bolton, the national security adviser and historically a deep sceptic that North Korea will ever fully disarm, came as Pompeo prepares to make his third trip to North Korea late this week. Even if North Korea is cooperative, the magnitude of dismantling its weapons of mass destruction programs, believed to encompass dozens of sites, will be tough, according to Stanford University academics, including nuclear physicist Siegfried Hecker, a leading expert on the North's ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 01:01

The remains of what appears to be three bodies were discovered on the Simbuya Game Reserve along with high power rifles owner Nick Fox said in a statement . More than 7,000 rhinos have been killed in South Africa in the last decade, including nine that were shot dead for their horns on Eastern Cape reserves already this year, the Mirror UK reported.

by | July 05, 2018 | 23:24

Dravis, who then was the EPA's associate administrator for the policy office, told congressional investigators that Pruitt hoped for his wife to earn a six-figure salary and asked her help in finding a political fundraising job with the attorneys general network.

by | July 05, 2018 | 20:26

A scientist from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany , Miriam Kepler, declared that they have detected some clues that baby planets could appear even before the outstanding discovery. "The problem is that until now, most of these planet candidates could just have been features in the disc". This glimpse of the dust-shrouded birth of a planet was only possible thanks to the impressive technological capabilities of ESO's SPHERE instrument, which studies exoplanets and ...

by | July 04, 2018 | 06:33

Liberals compared that ruling to the 2010 decision that let corporations spend unlimited amounts on elections and the 2013 ruling that struck down a key section of the Voting Rights Act as actions that could fundamentally change how campaigns are waged and votes are cast.

by | July 03, 2018 | 07:02

When asked whether God had a place in his work, Hawking answered, "In a way, if we understand the universe, we are in the position of God". There he "broke new ground on the basic laws which govern the universe, including the revelation that black holes have a temperature and produce radiation, now known as Hawking radiation", according to a statement released by the university .

by | July 02, 2018 | 05:55

Supreme Court but hasn't begun interviews with the finalists. Trump's comments come as a crucial moderate Republican senator said any nominee to the Court who said they would vote to overturn Roe would not be "acceptable". The 81-year-old justice was appointed in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan . After he won the election, Trump continued to say the judges he would appoint would be "pro-life" judges and that if Roe was overturned, the question of abortion would be settled by ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:57

So bot microphones and cameras are specifically tuned to recognize their voice and face. Next year, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be Cimon's orbital master. However, SpaceX will not attempt to give ground to this Falcon 9 after Liftoff. CRS-15 will mark one of the final Block 4 launches as SpaceX looks forward to launching its newest version, Block 5, on a full-time basis.

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:16

They also say it risks spills in fragile areas, including waters where the Ojibwe harvest wild rice, which is central to their culture. Others welcomed Thursday's vote, including Bob Schoneberger, founder of Minnesotans for Line 3. Another commissioner, Katie Sieben, said it was "so tough because there is no good outcome". "This project will also help ensure Minnesota and area refineries reliably receive the crude oil supply they need".

by | July 02, 2018 | 01:46

There's no questioning it now, it is definitely summer. In addition, he said towns and cities were seeing heat indices , which measures the heat and humidity, between 100 and 103. Air conditioning in homes and other buildings markedly reduces danger from the heat . Those two factors combined will make for uncomfortable sleeping weather.

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:30

Wade , Trump said: "Well, that's a big one". He's been transparent about his intentions for the Supreme Court and wanting to overturn Roe v. Wade since he was campaigning . "It's just a fact", he said. The president said on Friday that two candidates could be interviewed as early as this weekend, though he refused to confirm their identity.

by | July 01, 2018 | 01:02

Kevin McCarthy, who could assume the No. 1 position in the House if Republicans prevail in November's election. President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., want to move swiftly to confirm the justice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy before the court reconvenes on October 1.

by | June 29, 2018 | 19:12

At the end of 2019 Hayabusa-2 needs to go back to Earth. The asteroid is about 900 meters (3,000 feet) in diameter. (A few special guest stars contributed their visions, as well.) Some images are hazardous, some tasty and some just plain amusing: the image here is the director general of JAXA's Institute of Space and Astronautical Sciences (and Hayabusa2's former project manager) Hitoshi Kuninaka's take on one possible, puzzling form for the asteroid.

by | June 29, 2018 | 14:41

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court bench handed over President Trump one of his biggest victories since taking charge of the White House in January a year ago, by upholding his executive order that sought ban on travelling from five Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:41

Doomsday preachers have been reportedly suggesting that July's blood moon heralds the end of the world, as biblical passages talk about the moon turning the colour of blood prior to the apocalypse - and we have had several such events recently.

by | June 26, 2018 | 02:42

The oil has now been contained, but removing all the oil from the water could take months. In this aerial drone image taken from video and provided by the Sioux County Sheriff's Office, tanker cars carrying crude oil are shown derailed about a mile south of Doon, Iowa, Friday, June 22, 2018.

by | June 24, 2018 | 13:07

An enhanced Clean Air Fund open to all towns and cities in England funded by UK Government and motor-vehicle manufacturers, sufficient to support the delivery of Clean Air Zones and provide investment for cleaner buses, taxis and walking, cycling and public transport.

by | June 23, 2018 | 17:43

Air Force . US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a new branch of the military. Trump has previously supported the idea of creating a sixth branch of the armed forces, adding to the US Army , Air Force, Marines, Navy and Coast Guard .

by | June 22, 2018 | 05:26

As the founder of our world renowned breeding program her legacy is phenomenal with descendants living all over the world. Of her offspring, 29 remain alive, making up 10 per cent of orangutans in zoos around the world, including in Europe and the United States.

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:46

Armed Forces. While the creation of a Space Force has been debated for several years, the move has been opposed by the military, which has instead begun restructuring the Air Force Space Command to better address threats in space. "It is crucial to ensure that any new space force maximize military effectiveness by ensuring space functions are fully integrated into the broader national security enterprise", he says in an email.