Science

by | February 18, 2018 | 08:16

Mark Vande Hei of NASA and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are scheduled to begin the spacewalk at 7.10 a.m.to move components for the station's robotic system into long-term storage, the United States space agency said on Wednesday.

by | February 18, 2018 | 04:53

Russian Federation has not won Olympic hockey gold since 1992 but an all-star OAR lineup from the country's two top clubs showed the skill and tenacity that made them 2018 favourites, securing a quarter-final berth with the win. A couple of second-period power plays yielded offensive-zone time but not a goal, and a borderline goalie interference penalty on Boston University's Jordan Greenway made penalty killers work hard to keep it tied.

by | February 18, 2018 | 04:23

Victory was effectively sealed on 71 minutes for the home side, although it came from an terrible error by Villa keeper Johnstone. Fulham pulled themselves within four points of Villa with a deserved victory. However, much of his immediate hopes of beginning his management journey could hinge on whether the Villans get promoted back to England's top division this season.

by | February 18, 2018 | 01:57

According to Mayo, the team was able to find planets ranging in size from those smaller than Earth to the size of Jupiter and even much larger. Researchers confirmed the presence of the 95 worlds after studying 275 possible candidates from data provided by the probe.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:42

NASA's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal will include plans to end funding for the International Space Station in 2025, but leaves open the possibility of handing part or all of the station over to private operators. "It will be very hard to turn ISS into a truly commercial outpost because of the worldwide agreements that the United States is involved in", he said .

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:38

The app has made some big changes to how people view content from friends and media companies. In India, Snapchat's redesign is available only for iOS users. However, in the case of the Snapchat redesign, Mashable discovered there's a tiny bit of a workaround if you have an iPhone... at least for now.

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:31

Canada finished third with 10 golds and 25 total medals. After finishing 13th in both the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, Massachusetts native Chris Mazdzer captured silver in the event Sunday to become the first American to medal in the sport.

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:02

New Horizons took more photos as it sped deeper into the cosmos in December. In a span of just a few hours on December 5, the craft trained its camera first on the glittering "Wishing Well" star cluster (seen below) and then on two objects in the Kuiper Belt (seen above), the huge band of rocks and dwarf planets that rings the outer fringes of our solar system.

by | February 12, 2018 | 13:18

Photos of Kim Jong-un and North Korea's national flags were seen damaged and in tatters. Kim Yo-jong and the North's honorary president, Kim Yong-nam, who officially led the delegation, were seen sitting next to the South Korean president on Sunday during the North Korean Samjiyon Orchestra's second concert at the National Theatre of Korea in Seoul .

by | February 12, 2018 | 10:12

The top United States envoy to the Games, Vice-President Mike Pence, sat stone-faced as the crowd erupted in cheers for the unified Korean team - showing the rift between Washington and its South Korean ally on how to deal with the North's nuclear and military ambitions.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:09

Here's a full list of the websites that were affected by the hack. "Seems to have hit other government sites too including the U.S. and Australia". Texthelp for its part, took its websites down and withdrew the plug-in while it worked on a solution to the problem.

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:59

It came after North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday as the first five of 102 gold medals were decided against a fast-moving backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring. Police (in green) try to stop demonstrators from burning portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The games have officially begun. Dozens of pro-unification demonstrators gathered outside a spicy stir-fried chicken restaurant and convenience store waving the unification flag - ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:20

Wanting to reinvigorate - and fund - new space exploration, which has been hit by decades of stagnation and planned government spending cuts, President Donald Trump's administration will reportedly be working to privatize the International Space Station .

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:09

Jianliang Xiao, an assistant professor in CU Boulder's Department of Mechanical Engineering and lead author said, "Many people are familiar with the movie The Terminator , in which the skin of film's main villain is "re-healed" just seconds after being shot, beaten or run over".

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:09

As expected, the super product Galaxy S9 will be launched at the Samsung's UNPACKED event on February 25. Some reports are claiming that Samsung is ready to launch a new DeX Pad in MWC 2018. There's not much to see here that we didn't already know, but at least we have more confirmation that the Galaxy S9 will be keeping the headphone jack .

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:58

Republicans supporting the package include defense hawks who say military readiness has been harmed by years of automatic budget cuts known as sequestration. 30 amid concerns about inflation and higher interest rates. Really who is to blame? "Tonight, you could feel the frustration and embarrassment growing in Congress as we exposed the hypocrisy of Republicans who are joining in an unholy alliance and spending free-for-all with Democrats at the expense of the American people and our party's ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:54

The official launch of the feature is likely to boost digital payments in India, considering WhatsApp's popularity, but will also intensify competition for digital wallets. At the moment it is not available for the final version of WhatsApp in India, but for those who have a beta version. However, the payments feature will be person-to-person based, meaning regular users will be able to make payments to each other.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:18

A spokesperson for Pyeongchang 2018 said they "cannot speculate" on the reason behind it but did not rule out claims that their servers were deliberately targeted by hackers. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sat in the VIP box. As Time reported, after South Korea won the bid to host the Summer Olympics in Seoul , North Korea campaigned to be the cohost, but wasn't successful.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:41

The rocket successfully launched , throttled down and executed both booster and stage separations. They want humanity to build a second home somewhere up there - for Earth's resources are inherently finite. The rocket got into space without any problems. The rocket boasts a total of 27 engines , which can generate 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff - equivalent to eighteen 747 aircraft.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:07

Vonn's first race, the women's super-G, will not be for eight days, but Vonn wanted to arrive in time for the opening ceremony, something she has not done since her first Olympics in 2002 in Salt Lake City. "I like to try to understand what makes them tick and makes them so great", Shaw said of the American team's two best racers, "and then we try to bottle that up and make the other athletes understand what that is, so they can use it, too".

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:58

Emphasizing the economic growth generated by NAFTA , Trudeau cited statistics for job growth within IL and across the United States, especially in the agricultural sector. "The discussion ought to be, 'How can you construct trade agreements that benefit not just industries, but also workers in our respective countries.' That's what these kids are concerned about".

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:55

Additionally, many online TV services offer a free seven day trial. And the Olympic Channel will show all the medal ceremonies. If we talk about the NBC Network, it is offering live streaming of nearly every games on their various platform.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:05

However on Wednesday he also warned the U.S. was about to impose the "toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever". The White House has given no hint that's in the cards. The U.S. vice president is stopping by, too. "North Korea has already provided the United States with plenty of reasons to be upset".

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:35

Tesla just informed that the Tesla Model 3 I pre-ordered on launch day is not coming in 2018. Tesla said Wednesday evening it's on track to produce 5,000 Model 3s per week by the end of its second quarter, a twice-delayed goal that the electric vehicle company had originally projected for the end of 2017.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:31

It got a major update today after a long wait of two years. VLC is one of the most used media programs on the planet, and today it's getting its first major update in almost 2 years. As always, a bunch of new codecs are supported too. Prepares support for AV1, both decoding and encoding. Prepares the experimental support for Wayland on Linux, and switches to OpenGL by default on Linux (Qt5 only for now).