Stories about Research

Nov 10 2018

Montana Federal Judge Halts Keystone XL Pipeline

State Department completes a supplemental review. "The Trump administration tried to force this dirty pipeline project on the American people, but they can't ignore t...

Nov 07 2018

Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality continues to alarm citizens

Scientists said this is because north-westerly winds would again start bringing in toxic fumes from the stubble burning regions of Punjab and Haryana . On the weekend,...

Nov 07 2018

Theresa May’s ‘secret Brexit deal’ with EU

Theresa May is expected to brief her cabinet today on proposals to avoid a hard border in Ireland through a UK-wide customs arrangement that would eliminate most check...

Nov 03 2018

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to merge environment, farm ministries

It underlined its role in preventing "criminal and predatory exploitation" of Brazil's resources, and said "the national economy would suffer, especially agrobusiness, ...

Oct 31 2018

Hurricane Oscar Forms in Atlantic Ocean as Track Forecast Updated

NHC forecasters say that a westward to west-southwestward motion with an increase in forward speed is expected today and tonight, followed by a reduction in speed on Sund...

Oct 31 2018

Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic

Oscar already packs sustained winds around 60 miles per hour. But Oscar is no threat to the USA and was deep in the Atlantic as of Sunday morning. Hurricane Oscar is ...

Oct 30 2018

Oscar now Atlantic hurricane, no threat to land

Oscar is the eighth hurricane of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season that ends November 30. Oscar could then become a hurricane by Monday night or Tuesday. Tropical-s...

Oct 30 2018

Atlantic storm system expected to develop into a named stormduring the weekend

This storm is about 730 miles southeast of Bermuda with sustained winds of 75 mph. The storm is moving to the west at 16 miles per hour (26 kph). The minimum central pr...

Oct 30 2018

Hurricane Oscar gaining strength in Atlantic, but poses no threat yet

The Tropical Storm Oscar has got upgraded into a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 kmph. The system that became Hurricane Kate formed southeast o...

Oct 27 2018

White House presses forward with Trump's Space Command

He also said the Trump administration hopes to establish Space Force, a sixth branch of the US military focused on outer space, as soon as 2020. The White House does no...

Oct 27 2018

Trump's 'Space Force' to be built in stages by 2020

Vice President Mike Pence Tuesday made a push for the Trump administration's proposal to set up a Space Force as the nation's sixth military service, promoting the idea...

Oct 25 2018

Stephen Hawking's Papers And Wheelchair For Sale

In his case, the disease's progress was a slow one that didn't kill him in two years after being diagnosed, as doctors claimed, but made him dependant on wheelchairs and...

Oct 24 2018

NASA captures incredible image of near-perfect rectangle iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

NASA's Operation IceBridge , which monitors polar ice using plane surveys, has been going on for a decade. It even has a name: A tabular iceberg , a type of iceberg b...

Oct 22 2018

Here's NOAA's 2018-2019 winter weather forecast

He said there is a chance El Nino could reach moderate strength and a "blob" of warm water setting up in the Northeast Pacific Ocean could set up a jet stream pattern t...

Oct 21 2018

A Mild Winter Is Headed Our Way, says NOAA

The Southeast, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic can go any way on temperature, Halpert said. The organization's predictive maps placed ME in a sweeping band of orange, si...

Oct 19 2018

Astronaut describes plunge back to Earth during failed launch

NASA boss Jim Bridenstine says he's confident the next Russian Soyuz rocket carrying crew and gear to the International Space Station will launch "on schedule". "And t...

Oct 18 2018

Soyuz rocket failure report points at one, leaves many questions unanswered

A Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with a manned Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, a...

Oct 18 2018

Climate change could mean shortages in beer supply, study claims

The worldwide study says bouts of extreme heat waves and drought will cut production of barley, a key ingredient of beer. We know that climate change will mean less b...

Oct 18 2018

Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'

To correct this means "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society", which will be hugely expensive. Trump is no longer calling climate ch...

Oct 14 2018

NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin parachuted to the ground safely in their capsule after a booster on the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft failed,...