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Oct 13 2018

B.C. pipeline explosion strands natural gas output, cuts into wellhead prices

Enbridge has restarted a smaller natural gas pipeline beside the damaged pipeline. According to FortisBC, this affects the pipeline that supplies natural gas which Fort...

Oct 13 2018

Pipeline explosion near Prince George

Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, said the National Energy Board is investigating the fire. A larger, 36-inch line that ruptured Tues...

Oct 12 2018

SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California

Residents in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties may hear sonic booms. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was one of the many Californians posting stun...

Oct 12 2018

Test Flights in Space Are Just ‘Weeks Away’

Mr Branson's Virgin Group is the parent company of Virgin Galactic, which was founded in 2004 to develop commercial spacecraft for space tourism and space explorati...

Oct 12 2018

Hurricane Michael to push Carolinas storm surge

The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhandle left wide destruction and at least two people dead and wasn't almost finished Thursday as it crossed Geor...

Oct 12 2018

Richard Branson issues stark warning to rival Elon Musk

And that'll be a legitimate offsettable business expense for professional Instagrammers, so there ought to be loads of them up flying about up there, pouting in front of ...

Oct 12 2018

Rocket’s first stage lands back at launch site | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

About 12 minutes later, the SAOCOM 1A satellite was deployed into a low-Earth orbit. SpaceX has officially crossed another milestone in the company's history just h...

Oct 12 2018

Michael: Most violent USA hurricane since 1969

The initial flight was smooth, but things got steadily more turbulent as the aircraft got closer and closer to the eye of the storm . Splintered homes and buildings co...

Oct 11 2018

Pinoys in southeastern U.S. told: Brace for hurricane Michael

Michael's large size, strong winds and heavy rains could produce hazardous flooding along a stretch of Florida's Gulf coast with many rivers and estuaries where seawa...

Oct 11 2018

Strange Light in Sky Is A Rocket Launch

The private spaceflight company has launched multiple satellites and shuttled supplies and science gear to the International Space Station, with its Falcon 9 being the ...

Oct 11 2018

Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

REUTERS/Carlo AllegriA truck drives along a road that has been washed out as Hurricane Michael comes ashore in Alligator Point, Florida , U.S., October 10, 2018. "We h...

Oct 11 2018

Rocket’s first stage lands back at launch site

Since landing its first booster back on Earth in 2015, SpaceX has fine-tuned the inspection and refurbishment process. Before sticking the flawless landing on the soi...

Oct 10 2018

Hurricane Michael heads for Florida as NC also braces for strike

In advance of the storm on Monday, emergency managers ordered mandatory evacuations along the coast expected to see the fiercest winds and highest surge, including Wa...

Oct 09 2018

SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social media

But, no need to fear. Thanks to the introduction of a brand new rocket landing pad (LZ-4) less than half a kilometer (~0.3 miles) from SpaceX's SLC-4 Vandenberg launc...

Oct 07 2018

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $100K meteorite

He says the farmer who sold him the property told a tale about his father seeing it fall from the sky and then digging it out of a hole in the 1930s. The Smithsonian ...

Oct 07 2018

MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

While touring the property, the man spotted the rock propping open a door and asked the farmer what it was. Mazurek asked what the rock was, and the farmer offered a ...

Oct 07 2018

Suspected Exomoon Spotted 8,000 Light-Years Away

The "exomoon" was found orbiting exoplanet Kepler-1625b - around 4,000 light years away from earth - by two Columbia University astronomers. Our hunt for exoplanets (...

Oct 07 2018

ISS astronauts return to earth among US-Russia tensions

The flight should take place in 2022 before or after India's independent manned space mission. On the basis of Rogozin's NASA made a remarked, that the hole was not cre...

Oct 06 2018

Goblin, the hidden Planet Nine, lurking in outskirts of our solar system?

Sheppard, along with Northern Arizona University's Chad Trujillo and the University of Hawaii's David Tholen, spotted the Goblin in October 2015 when it was relatively ...

Oct 06 2018

Farmer's "Doorstop" Valued At $100K After Incredible Discovery

For double verification, a slice of it was sent to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, which validated it was in fact a meteorite , according to the press r...