Stories about Research

Feb 19 2019

Trudeau’s principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) and his principal secretary Gerald Butts take part in a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 21, 2017....

Feb 18 2019

Biggest supermoon of 2019 to shine on Chinese Lantern Festival

Stargazers will enjoy a stunning sight this week as a rare " super snow moon " is set to appear in the night sky. We get a supermoon when the moon is full or almost ful...

Feb 18 2019

Trudeau Says Wilson-Raybould’s Move Due to Brison’s Resignation

Since the news broke, Wilson-Raybould resigned from her Cabinet role of Minister of Veterans Affairs and hired a lawyer to determine what she is allowed to say. The Prime...

Feb 18 2019

NASA’s Opportunity Rover mission end After the 15-year historical journey

After almost a year of trying to communicate with the non-responsive bot, NASA is cutting ties with Opportunity and ending its 15-year mission. NASA called time on ...

Feb 18 2019

When is the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019?

This year the Super Snow Moon falls on Tuesday, February 19. It will be at its biggest and brightest. In fact, Native Americans used February's supermoon to track the c...

Feb 14 2019

Possible second impact crater under Greenland ice found, says NASA

While those findings did point to the potential that Hiawatha could be a fairly young crater, according to NASA glaciologist Joe MacGregor, it got him thinking about whet...

Feb 14 2019

Pentagon OIG to Review SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Certification

The office of the DOD Inspector General (IG) sent a memo to Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson today informing her that it is beginning an evaluation of the Air Fo...

Feb 13 2019

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

The golf cart-size rovers were created to operate as geologists for just three months, after bouncing onto our planetary neighbor inside cushioning air bags in January ...

Feb 13 2019

Mars One, which offered 1-way trips to Mars, declared bankrupt

Mars One started grabbing headlines in 2012 when the company revealed its insane plan to send humans to Mars in 2020s. The company planned to document every step of t...

Feb 11 2019

New Horizons beams back a new revelation about Ultima Thule

But as more data were analyzed, including several highly evocative crescent images taken almost 10 minutes after closest approach, a "new view" of the object's shape emer...

Feb 11 2019

The weak rollout of the Green New Deal

The plan goes far beyond energy to urge national health care coverage and job guarantees, as well as improvements in education and affordable housing. The Green New Deal ...

Feb 11 2019

2018 fourth hottest year on record

According to NOAA findings , Europe in particular experienced its "warmest year on record", as many countries, including France, Germany and Switzerland, dealt with thei...

Feb 10 2019

Hubble discovers mysterious dark storm on Neptune

The spot is a storm that appeared in the atmosphere of the ice giant. Every year, the Hubble space telescope takes photos of the solar system's gas giants as pa...

Feb 10 2019

What's in a Tokyo 2020 medal? Old phones, discarded cameras

A Tokyo recycling program thought it would be only natural to mine the precious metals needed to create the 2020 Olympic awards from old electronics, including smartph...

Feb 10 2019

Trudeau under fire over interference allegations in fraud case

CBC News has not independently verified the claims. Trudeau denied the allegations yesterday. "The allegations in the Globe story this morning are false. Liberal MP K...

Feb 09 2019

2018 the fourth-hottest year in history

The UN's World Meterological Organisation said in November that 2018 was set to be the fourth warmest year in recorded history, stressing the urgent need for action to ...

Feb 09 2019

SpaceX, Boeing Commercial Crew flights delayed by NASA (again)

The capsule, which was supposed to go to the International Space Station (ISS) on January 7, has been delayed twice already since then, Engadget reported . NASA offici...

Feb 09 2019

UK-built Mars rover named after scientist Rosalind Franklin | AP business

Maj Peake said: "It's an important name because Rosalind Franklin was one of the great British scientists who unlocked the secrets of human life in terms of understan...

Feb 09 2019

NASA's first deep space mini spacecraft go silent

Launched past year, the pair of briefcase-sized spacecraft known collectively as MarCO ( Mars Cube One ) - nicknamed EVE and WALL-E, after characters from a Pixar f...

Feb 09 2019

Breathtaking photo of far side of Moon and Earth

More info at https://t.co/sKt7w9mol9 pic.twitter.com/IsnyvqekTz - Dwingeloo Telescoop (@radiotelescoop) February 4, 2019 Cees Bassa of CAMRAS writes: After a radio-qu...