Sci-tech

by | July 24, 2018 | 07:11

Scientists say the species of ankylosaur was a squat plant-eater that roamed southern Utah on four legs about 76 million years ago. For those interested, a reconstructed skeleton of the dinosaur is on display at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:54

The suit, filed in January 2018, claims that the companies are responsible for climate change because they produced petroleum products that others-including New York City itself-then use to carry out their essential activities, in the process emitting greenhouse gases.

by | July 23, 2018 | 00:25

AM 760's Mark Larson chatted with Colonel Buzz Aldrin to reflect on such a monumental observance, and details on the possibility of the astronauts not coming home. " He did save all the items, so he obviously felt they were worth saving ". It is noted that also for sale will be exhibited the flags of the United States, the United Nations and us States.

by | July 22, 2018 | 09:24

It protects species like the gray wolf, grizzly bear, and spotted owl, by designating them as endangered and barring the destruction of their habitat and hunting. "Allowing a few individuals of species to exist on a small piece of land or a zoo is not what Congress intended in passing the (Endangered Species Act), nor is it what the American public wants".

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:25

Both elements are reusable; the rocket comes back to Earth for a vertical landing, and the capsule floats down softly under parachutes. Today's test was meant to assess the crew capsule's emergency abort procedures at high altitude and saw both rocket and spacecraft touch down without any incident, after the two separated about two minutes and 40 seconds after the rocket launch.

by | July 21, 2018 | 04:27

Sheppard - who led the team responsible for this discovery - describes 11 of these moons as " normal ". Astronomers have found 12 previously unknown moons circling Jupiter , including one " oddball " whose days are numbered, due to its highly unusual orbit.

by | July 19, 2018 | 07:25

The talks have landed President Trump in controversy after he said he "misspoke" when he said he didn't accept the findings of the U.S. intelligence agencies about Russian interference. After the outburst of news at the beginning of this week from President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki, Finland, we decided it was time to call a special midweek news roundtable to dig into the headlines.

by | July 19, 2018 | 02:54

Blue Origin accomplished a low-altitude abort test with a previous version of the New Shepard vehicle in October 2016, proving the capsule's solid-fueled abort motor could get passengers away from a catastrophic in-flight failure. This propelled the capsule to an altitude of roughly 119 kilometers (74 miles), a record height for the company. (Blue Origin via You Tube) New Shepard's capsule fires its retros as it touches down for a landing.

by | July 18, 2018 | 14:55

Because the planet is so big and bright, researchers surmised that unrecorded moons could be faint, or even obscured, or quite far from the gas giant. Astronomers suspect that the retrograde moons may be the remains of larger moons that were destroyed in head-on collisions with prograde objects. A greater number of irregular moons because it tells us about a time during Jupiter's formation when the planet was still growing.

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:08

It also "has an orbit like no other known Jovian moon " and is "likely Jupiter's smallest known moon", he added. Two more of the moons are in a group that circle much closer to the planet in prograde orbits which travel in the same direction as Jupiter's spin.

by | July 16, 2018 | 00:47

According to scientists, the discovery of these particles allows them to study the universe in a brand-new way, hinting that this might allow them to track the origin of cosmic rays for the very first time. Moreover, a check of the archives IceCube showed that in late 2014 and early 2015, when the blazar was going through another flurry of activity, its detectors had recorded a few tens of neutrinos coming from the same point.

by | July 14, 2018 | 09:50

Environment Canada says a special weather statement will be issued today for potentially heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surges in southeastern Newfoundland. Beryl coming back to life? THE REMNANTS OF BERYL: The remnants of Hurricane Beryl will produce loosely organized thunderstorms between the Bahamas and Bermuda Thursday .

by | July 12, 2018 | 22:10

However, the earliest examples of this group were small, bipedal creatures. The findings, presented in a published on Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution , introduces this dinosaur species as Ingentia Prime (First Immense) and is described as one of the first giant sauropods .

by | July 12, 2018 | 20:38

The panel will launch confirmation hearings later this summer. The focus is not just on influencing the confirmation votes in the Senate but on using the Supreme Court nomination battle to energize Trump supporters to turn out for Republican candidates in the fall elections.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:27

High surf and unsafe rip currents are expected to spread from the North Carolina coast to New England for several days. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Chris became Hurricane Chris with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, the hurricane center said in its 5 p.m.

by | July 10, 2018 | 05:44

Beryl , which had been the Atlantic season's first hurricane, disintegrated as a tropical storm shortly before reaching Dominica. Elsewhere, the remnants of storm Beryl were producing strong gusty winds and areas of heavy rain over the north-central Caribbean Sea, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

by | July 10, 2018 | 04:08

Starbucks announced on Monday it plans to eliminate plastic straws from its 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020. The move echoes a trend of companies and cities attempting to move away from single-use plastic straws, which can be detrimental to the environment and take an estimated 450 years to decompose.

by | July 08, 2018 | 11:14

According to Laurence Cook, chairman of the advisory board for Lobster Fishing Area 38, Canadian vessels were boarded by American agents and the crew questioned about possible illegal immigration. "Canadian fishermen are being harassed by US border patrol". John Babcock, a Global Affairs Canada spokesman, said the government continues to investigate the incidents "in Canadian waters", partly by engaging with the American agencies involved.

by | July 08, 2018 | 02:29

ET by the National Hurricane Center . Beryl, a tiny, compact storm system in the Atlantic, became the season's first hurricane Friday. Parts of the Lesser Antilles will likely still get heavy rain and gusty wind even if the system weakens, forecasters said .

by | July 07, 2018 | 18:01

Scientists have used IVF to create viable embryos using the sperm of northern white rhinos. The challenge now is to find an effective way to accumulate northern white rhino eggs given that only two of the species are known to still exist, but the likelihood is that any embryos produced will need to be cryopreserved until a surrogate can be found.