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Trump vows to yank security clearance for DOJ's Bruce Ohr

Ohr has drawn scrutiny from House Republicans as a result of his links to Fusion GPS, the research firm behind a controversial dossier alleging ties between Tru...


NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Launches to "Touch the Sun"

The predawn skies lit up like daylight as a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy lifted off at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station here, carrying the Park...


NASA Launches Probe to Go Deep into Sun`s Scorching Atmosphere

The Earth sits at 215 solar radii, so we have never made the most crucial observations close to the sun. Yet the inside of the spacecraft should stay at jus...


NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in first mission to 'touch Sun'

Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles blasted out in the control centre moments after the team burst into applause at the successful lift-off. This was the 37 l...


Sick killer whale J-50 could be cared for in Canadian waters

Teams of whale experts are racing out to sea to help an ailing young killer whale spotted between the USA and Canada . According to federal biologists, this ...


NASA to bring sun's mysteries to light

Humanity's first journey to the sun will go down in history for several pioneering achievements. Scientists will launch a rocket carrying the " Parker Solar P...


Joe Lauria details prime time to enjoy Perseid Meteor Shower

Astronomers at USA space agency NASA advised the Perseids will be at their most intense around 2am local time on Monday morning. With the moons phase nearly...


Perseids Meteor Shower Will Be One Of Year’s Best Sky Shows

When is the best time to see the meteor shower? That was most likely the Perseids. The Perseid meteor shower is a prolific meteor shower which occurs ev...


SpaceX Just Launched A Rocket With A Critical Reused Part

SpaceX is aiming for another commercial satellite launch from the Cape later this month - potentially its fourth launch in as many weeks. On that earlier fligh...


EPA unveils plan to lower Obama-era federal fuel standards

Not lost on many opponents of the freeze is the fact that nations around the world are experiencing extreme weather - triple-digit heat waves in Japan, wildfi...


'Bag rage' prompts backdown on plastic bag levy in Australia

After suggesting that shoppers are not ready to make the transition, the supermarket giant declared that they will continue to supply free, reusable plastic ba...


What We Know About the 9 Astronauts Flying the New Commercial Ships

Initially, all four crew members trained on both vehicles, but with flights just a year away, NASA is now assigning the crew to specific missions. "This is ...


Next Month, NASA Will Be Declaring Crew Members For SpaceX And Boeing

On Friday, the space agency plans to announce crews for the first flights of SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner. Each company's new ship coul...


Don't call this melon-headed, rough-toothed dolphin hybrid a 'wholphin'

The label " wholphin " was the name given to a hybrid born in 1985 at Hawaii's Sea Life Park of a false killer whale and an Atlantic bottle-nose dolphin. The ...


Mars to appear very bright in tonight's sky

The distance between Earth and Mars changes throughout the year due to their elliptical shaped paths . Stunning pictures of Mars and Saturn taken as th...


Indians witness longest-ever 'blood moon' or total lunar eclipse

At that time , this month's full moon - also known as the blood buck moon - will pass through the center of the Earth's shadow . Sadly, if you live in the...


Blood moon dazzles skygazers in century’s longest eclipse

Meanwhile, the total lunar eclipse lasted 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial eclipse preceded and follows, meaning the moon will spend a ...


The lunar Eclipse will be visible from any point in Israel

A total lunar eclipse occurs when Sun , Earth and Moon are perfectly lined up, so only a minimal amount of sun light would seep through the atmosphere ...


Where and when to watch Friday's lunar eclipse in the UAE

As a total lunar eclipse , the Aquarius full blood moon is also known by some Native American tribes as the " Full Buck Moon ", since it is around this time ...


There could be even more water pockets on Mars, MIT expert says

Between May 2012 and December 2015, the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding ( or "MARSIS" for short) surveyed the region of Mars kno...


'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday

The moon will be in flawless alignment with the sun and Earth on Friday, with the moon on the opposite side of the Earth from the sun. "Totality will last...


Maksym Kryppa - champion in battles CS: GO championship

The game was introduced with its current editions comprising of exceptional in-game features in 2014. The majors sponsored by Valve lack enough award money, t...


By Jove! Astroboffins spot 12 new spanking moons around Jupiter

Sheppard adds that the moons may be leftovers from early solar system objects. Is that properly a moon, or just a bit of debris? At the same time, they watched ...


10 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter

The Blanco 4-meter telescope Sheppard was using is uniquely suited to spotting potential new moons both because the camera installed on it can photograph a ...


US senators take sides on Trump's Supreme Court pick

Courts. In addition, Donnelly says he will review Kavanaugh's rulings and writing in legal publications. Roughly 25.6 million people tuned-in to major bro...


Tropical Storm Chris forms from depression off Carolina coast

The hurricane centre said Beryl's remnant had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph) late Sunday and was moving west-northwestward at 26 miles pe...


Tropical Storm Beryl moving through the Atlantic Ocean

A tropical storm warning is in effect for Dominica and a tropical storm watch is in effect for Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Martin and St. Barthelemy. Long lin...


Starbucks ditching plastic straws out of environmental concerns

Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years. The brewer is phasing ou...


Scott Pruitt did what he was hired to do at EPA: Damage

In the past couple of months, almost 40,000 Care2 members signed a petition urging Trump to fire Pruitt - and honestly, who knows if Pruitt left on his own ac...


Hot, humid weather to continue through the week

The adopted criteria includes a daytime temperature of 29 degrees Celsius or higher and nighttime temperature of 16 degrees or higher or a humidex of 36 degrees...


Heat warning extended until Sunday evening as scorching temperatures persist

Hot weather, especially long duration heat waves , is surprisingly high on the list of most unsafe types of weather in terms of injuries or deaths each year. T...


Antarctic ice sheet mass loss has increased

A new study from the University of Waterloo discovered that rising sea levels could be accelerated by vulnerable ice shelves in the Antarctic . The Pine Isla...


Trump orders 'immediate steps' to boost coal, nuclear plants

The Trump administration reportedly has plans in the works to direct US grid operators to purchase power from struggling coal and nuclear facilities - a move im...


Hundreds rallied against federal buyout of Kinder Morgan in Vancouver

With the Canadian government's financial and political support , the project is more likely to move forward. "And only this prime minister would call himse...


Canada To Buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau made the announcement from Ottawa and says the deal represents a sound investment. Access to new oil markets was also ke...


Alberto after landfall: Threat of heavy rains, flooding

As the center of Alberto pulls north and slightly west , the tail is forecast to swing toward South Florida. As a result, western North Carolina will see the...


Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Celebrities and notable figures who have recently passed awayBean was one of 14 trainees selected by NASA for its third group of astronauts in October 1963. Th...


Ukraine paid Cohen $400K to set up talks with Trump

That question should frighten both Cohen and President Trump's legal team. Cohen denied the story to the BBC . The task was given to a former aide, wh...


Despite tough 2-wicket loss, Sunrisers captain Williamson backs 'outstanding' bowlers

CSK lost opener Shane Watson before they could get a run on the board. In-form Suresh Raina was playing beautifully, hitting four well-timed boundaries on hi...


Vedanta shares drop 6% after Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu

Environmental activists say the cooper plant is polluting local water resources, allegations the company denied as "false propaganda". Earlier in the day, add...