Science

by | July 09, 2018 | 09:00

Tropical Storm Chris is expected to become a hurricane Monday (July 9), according to the National Hurricane Center . While Chris is expected to become a hurricane, it will stay offshore and head to sea, according to the storm center. EDT on Sunday, the storm's center was located about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds around 45 mph. N.H.C.

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:09

We have received many questions relating to the future of the six lions involved in the tragic incident surrounding the killing of suspected poachers . She wasn't concerned because it's not unusual to hear the lions overnight, so she brushed off the commotion. Later that morning, at approximately 4:30 a.m., one of the parks anti-poaching dogs alerted its handler that something in the park didn't seem right.

by | July 08, 2018 | 11:12

The question of jurisdiction flared up recently after the Grand Manan Fishermen's Association said a Canadian vessel had been stopped by U.S. border patrol while fishing in the waters near Machias Seal Island in late June. According to Cook, the Canadian fishing captain, Nick Brown, informed the US vessel that "he was a Canadian vessel legally fishing in Canadian waters".

by | July 07, 2018 | 23:59

ET Friday, Beryl had winds of 80 miles per hour and was moving to the west at 15 miles per hour. At this point, the National Hurricane Center is forecasting the storm to maintain category 1 strength as it nears the Lesser Antilles. Sea conditions are expected to remain slight to moderate for the next few days. In May, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasters predicted the Atlantic would produce more storms than normal during the coming season.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:50

While environmentalists and most residents of Hawaii applaud approval of the legislation, some merchants have anxious the move may hurt at the cash register as about 70% of all common sunscreens now on the market would fall under this ban. "We've got [a] limited amount of time". What has been scientifically proven is that exposure to UV radiation from the sun causes skin cancer. Edgewell Personal Care, which makes Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sunscreen lotions, said it now makes products ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:08

In an official statement by the Government of Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that he will immediately move forward with his plan to put money back into "the pockets of the people" by taking the government out of the "carbon business".

by | July 06, 2018 | 21:26

Since Beryl is a compact storm, hurricane-force winds are extending only up to 10 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm force winds are extending 35 miles from the center. As of noon on Friday, Beryl was packing maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour. On Friday morning, the hurricane was about 1,140 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles where the BVI is located.

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:45

Scott Pruitt , the scandal-ridden head of the Environmental Protection Agency and arguably the most anti-LGBT Cabinet member, has resigned . While the long-overdue departure of ceaselessly corrupt EPA chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday was undoubtedly a small win for the public and the planet, environmentalists were quick to note that " there's no happy ending to this story " as Pruitt is being replaced by former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler , who worked for years as an aide to fervent ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 01:02

Poachers were believed to have accessed the reserve Sunday night or early Monday morning. 'They were armed with high powered rifles with silencers and an axe for the horns and wire cutters and side arms and they had enough food with them to last for many days.

by | July 05, 2018 | 23:25

That quest included setting up a call with Chick-fil-A executives, in which he discussed her becoming a franchisee, as well as outreach to a conservative judicial group that eventually hired Marlyn Pruitt. President Donald Trump announced Pruitt's resignation on Twitter. Trump publicly defended Pruitt and praised his job performance as recently as early June.

by | July 05, 2018 | 16:28

Scientists know that young planets are forming in our Milky Way, and they've seen hints of them before, says Miriam Keppler , who led a team on the project at the Max Planck Institute. More: Could humans live on Mars? "This discovery provides us with an unprecedented opportunity to test theoretical models of planet formation", said André Müller , a member of the research team.

by | July 05, 2018 | 02:15

By using this data, they'll then feed it into their sonic boom-killing research program, one that hopes to design supersonic-but-silent planes. NASA says that it will continue to carry out testing flights over other US towns in order to gather more ground information; this of course will happen only after Lockheed Martin is able to properly construct the aircraft and NASA is able to establish the proper noise credentials.

by | July 04, 2018 | 22:16

It also said the country is now in a crisis situation as it battles to conserve water during the hot weather. "We now have 39 water supplies under night-time water restrictions and over 100 water supplies at risk due to high consumption".

by | July 04, 2018 | 21:54

Toronto Public Health, meanwhile, has extended its heat warning for the city. Along with the deaths in Montreal, four deaths are under investigation in the Estrie region to determine if they are related to the extreme temperatures, according to authorities.

by | July 02, 2018 | 07:58

More advisories and warnings are likely after that if the heat wave persists. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can't stay cool. Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. As of Sunday night , the forecast high for Friday is 88. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

by | July 01, 2018 | 23:48

His departure will nearly certainly lead to a dramatic, long-term shift on the nation's highest court, one that could have major implications on everything from abortion to voting rights. Trump announced he would nominate a replacement from a standing list of 25 possibilities, presumably the list he published in November 2017. The potential candidates on his list are largely white, male, conservative and relatively young.

by | July 01, 2018 | 22:19

Powered with voice-assisted AI, CIMON can even remember and identify astronauts in the space station. Measuring 32cm across and tipping the scales at 5kg, it's essentially astronauts' flight attendant and assistance system. CIMON is among 2,600 kg of cargo that was launched to the International Space Station on Friday, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Crew members will be able to correspond with CIMON via voice commands and access a database of procedures.

by | July 01, 2018 | 05:00

Supreme Court to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , said several sources familiar with the process. "Supreme Court judges will probably be chosen by the next president", the conservative Cal Thomas said on his radio show in 1984. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota also talked to Trump. White House aide Marc Short said on MSNBC that the White House hoped for a Senate confirmation vote in September.

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:28

Kennedy left an indelible mark on American society in his three decades as a mild-mannered and professorial justice on the Supreme Court, in areas as varied as abortion , the death penalty and political spending. "The Court has rightly upheld this common-sense, longstanding practice, which I hope will end once and for all the tortured reasoning of liberal judges who make up new legal doctrines because they personally disapprove of the president".

by | June 27, 2018 | 22:41

The blood moon eclipse should last a whopping one hour and 43 minutes. Meanwhile, the January 31 sighting of a Super Blue Blood Moon and a total lunar eclipse occurred in India for the first time after 1982. The blood moon lunar eclipse will be visible across much of Europe and Asia, as well as Australia and parts of North and South America, on the night of July 27 and early morning of July 28.

by | June 27, 2018 | 21:59

The Strawberry Moon marks the sixth full moon of 2018, the previous ones occurred on January 1, Jan. 31, March 1, March 31, April 29 and May 29. It may even be possible to view some of Saturn's notable moons, like frozen (but perhaps not totally dead) Enceladus .

by | June 22, 2018 | 21:41

Department of Agriculture warning about the plant some years ago, spotted it. The sap can cause painful blisters that can form and become "dark and pigmented", and scars that can last up to six years, according to the NYDEC. Call your health care provider in case of a severe reaction. "There have been reports from VDOT of sightings of Giant Hogweed in the Staunton area and Middlesex County", they said.

by | June 17, 2018 | 19:30

Pruitt's actions - as I do not feel that Mr. Pruitt is serving @RealDonaldTrump's best interests". He told the group it's important to understand that the EPA works with other government agencies to determine who receives a waiver. He suggested it may be time for Pruitt go. Virginia Canter of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a public watchdog in Washington, told the Post that Pruitt using a full-time EPA employee as a "headhunter for his spouse" is "highly inappropriate".

by | June 16, 2018 | 11:05

The report's findings should dispel any lingering doubts that Antarctica's ice mass is shrinking. By a decade later, between 2002 and 2007, that average annual loss went up to 73 billion metric tons-a 24-billion-metric-ton increase. "The detailed record shows an acceleration, starting around 2002, " said Beata Csatho, one of the study authors and a glaciologist at the State University of NY at Buffalo, in an e-mail.

by | June 16, 2018 | 05:16

The Martian cold is believed to be what resulted in the loss of the Spirit rover in 2010, Opportunity's counterpart in the Mars Exploration Rover mission . Thus, this giant dust storm on Mars represents a danger to it. Opportunity was created to operate for at least 90 days on Mars . Scientists aren't almost as concerned about the newer, nuclear-powered Curiosity rover on the other side of Mars , which is already seeing darkening skies.