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Astronauts Forced To Make Emergency Landing After Soyuz Rocket Malfunctions

He watched Thurday's 2-man Soyuz rocket launch to the International Space Station with all of the optimism and anticipation of the countless other successfu...


Hurricane Michael vs. Hurricane Opal: Comparing the two storms

A storm surge warning was in effect from Okaloosa/Walton county line to the Anclote River on the Pasco/Pinellas county line, according to the Weather Service,...


Storm-weary Carolinas worry Michael could hurt rebuilding

Some 120,000 people have been warned to evacuate along Florida's coast, where schools and state offices are to remain shut this week. Mr Rick Scott told a ne...


Scrawny dwarf planet named Goblin found well beyond Pluto

For 99 percent of its orbit, it would be too faint to see. 2015 TG387, which is now being described by researchers as an "extreme dwarf planet " that lies ro...


Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast

Crews had been on the scene clearing the roads, but have since suspended operations, according to Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins. Offic...


NASA Footage Shows Strengthening Hurricane Florence From Space

The US National Hurricane Centre has warned that Hurricane Florence will bring "life-threatening, catastrophic flash flooding" to North and SC. European Spa...


Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous

The National Weather Service says the storm could bring 62 hours of such gusts and, in some areas, 24 straight hours of hurricane-force gusts. The storm is no...


Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

It would also mean a "massive rain event" from as far north as Virginia all the way down to SC. "We encourage anyone in the path of these storms to prepare them...


Tropical Storm Gordon develops near South Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon continued its push toward the northern Gulf Coast and is expected to make landfall by Tuesday night as a hurricane , according to fore...


Democratic Senators Send Fundraising Emails During Kavanaugh Hearing

Republican Senator John Cornyn likened the interruptions to "mob rule". In another consequential exchange, Kavanaugh would not say if a president was legall...


Did a Micrometeoroid Poke a Hole in the Space Station?

Roscosmos' Soyuz commander Sergey Prokopyev repaired the leak using epoxy placed on a gauze wipe. NASA said on Thursday that the leak caused a minor reducti...


Trump's power plan proposal is "about coal at all costs"

The Obama-era rule, dubbed the Clean Power Plan , has never taken effect because the Supreme Court stayed it after more than two dozen Republican attorneys gen...


Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength

Nonetheless, the unpredictability of the storm and the possibility of severe winds, flooding, power outages and other damage had the state on edge. " Tropic...


Vets Ready for Rare Efforts to Save Ailing Endangered Orca

Another female orca from the group that spends time in U.S. Northwest waters attracted global attention as the grieving animal tried to keep her dead baby afloa...


How NASA protects its solar probe from the Sun

Guarding the spacecraft and its four instruments against temperatures, reaching 2,500 degrees, is a 4.5-inch thick carbon-composite shield. "The Thermal Prot...


Nasa launches historic space probe in mission to 'touch' the sun

Through this mission, NASA is hoping to solve decades-old mysteries around what accelerates the solar winds that affect Earth and other planets. The mission...


Meet the first astronauts to fly the new SpaceX and Boeing spaceships

Suni Williams , who is best known for running the Boston Marathon on an ISS treadmill, will be joined by rookie astronaut Josh Cassada . SpaceX is targeting Nov...


NASA set to announce astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first flights from US soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts that the agency h...


Red planet and blood moon pair up to dazzle skygazers

The total lunar eclipse will be the longest one so far this century, with the next eclipse of a similar length only due in 2123. Amateur astronomers in ...


Google's new, free Spotify rival — YouTube Music

Google Play Music subscribers get the best deal, as they get a YouTube Music Premium subscription for free . "The days of jumping back and forth between...


Google: Duplex phone calling AI will identify itself

The dashboard is part of something that Android is calling "Digital Wellbeing" which seems like a slight contradiction considering Google are working extremel...


NASA to fly helicopter on the 'red planet': 2020 mission

The remote-controlled helicopter contains solar cells to charge its lithium-ion batteries and a heating mechanism to keep it warm during frosty nights. Travelin...


DJI And Microsoft Partner To Bring Advanced Drone Technology To The Enterprise

Meanwhile, Microsoft's Custom Vision service - which enables devices to recognise content in imagery - will now run on Azure IoT Edge . Microsoft's has...


Here is everything you need to know about the Fitbit Versa

Women's health tracking, meanwhile, will eventually be available to all Fitbit app users, though it's first rolling out to iOS and Windows users (it appears...


Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Dating Feature at Developer Conference

And he pledged that Facebook would now put "people first " and adapt to evolving consumer expectations for the handling of their private information. Faceboo...


Reliance announces financial results of Q4 (FY 2017-2018)

Reliance said pre-tax profit from petrochemical business, where all expansion projects have been completed, was at record high of Rs 6,435 crore in the fourth ...


Facebook Grows Revenue, Users Despite Data Scandal

Investors reacted to the news by sending Facebook's stock up close to 5 percent in after-hours trading. Daily active users grew 13 percent to 1.45 billion o...


Caster Semenya to take pills to reduce testosterone levels

The IAAF‚ the governing body of world athletics‚ is piloting new eligibility regulations for a separate female classification to be known as an Athlete with Dif...


Spotify launches mobile app with on-demand playlists for users

The new version of the app is being rolled out to iOS and Android users globally in the coming weeks. So when you search for a specific song you want to add...


The new Moto G6 are official, there's no more secrets!

The phone has a rear mounted fingerprint scanner for secure access. The rear camera gains 4K recording capability on the G6 Plus, whereas the front camera gets ...


Milwaukee Bucks Game 1 Preview: April 15 at Boston Celtics

Malcolm Brogdon is the third double-digit scorer and John Henson is grabbing six rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost five of their last nine road games. T...


Sony sells part of stake in Spotify

Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Management owns almost $2 billion of Spotify Technology SA, making it one of the biggest shareholders of the music-streaming comp...


Mi TV 4S With 55-inch 4K HDR Display, AI Voice Remote

Xiaomi has started accepting pre-registrations for the sale of the Mi TV 4S 55-inch in the country, and it will go on sale for the first time on April 3, 2018. ...


Masters of the Universe Infighting: Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes On Zuckerberg

Echoing remarks he made in Beijing last week, Cook went so far as to advocate regulation of Facebook . Cook said in no uncertain terms that Facebook could ...


Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Porsche Design Mate RS hands-on photos

The 5.8-inch screen Huawei P20 and 6.1-inch screen Huawei P20 Pro feature Huawei FullView Display , ultra-thin bezels and impressive screen-to-body ratio...