Stories about Research

Mar 08 2019

SpaceX rocket with unmanned US capsule blasts off for space station

The Crew Dragon is created to stay docked to station for up to 210 days, although the spacecraft used for this flight test will remain docked to the space station onl...

Mar 06 2019

New Delhi is world's most polluted capital, Beijing eighth

According to data released by the non-profit organization, IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace , 15 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world belong to India . "Th...

Mar 04 2019

SpaceX Launches Crew Dragon

The three-person crew on the International Space Station gave a warm welcome to SpaceX's first Crew Dragon spacecraft (and its mock astronaut " Ripley ") today to m...

Feb 24 2019

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

BoM forecaster Sam Campbell told the ABC that there is a possibility it will cross over the coast " over the weekend ", in an area anywhere from Central Queensland ...

Feb 22 2019

World's largest bee, lost since 1981, rediscovered in the wild

There was little information about the bee's natural history, so finding suitable habitats in which to search was hard. You'd think that the world's biggest bee would b...

Feb 20 2019

Super snow moon 2019

Venus will be seen in the southeastern sky 12 degrees above the horizon. This supermoon occurs during a full moon as it is expected to be the closest in its orbit to ...

Feb 20 2019

February's Supermoon could be year's biggest and brightest

If that isn't enough, the subsequent full moon in March will also be a " supermoon ", rounding off 2019 with a total of three "supermoons". The supermoon , also called...

Feb 15 2019

NASA to make final attempt to contact Mars Opportunity Rover

Opportunity was last heard from on June 10, 2018, after a planet-wide dust storm engulfed Mars. The storm was so intense that it darkened the sky for months, preventin...

Feb 07 2019

Earth's magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia

This shift of magnetic pole is an emerging issue for all smartphone makers as the device compasses are getting more inaccurate by the day. The early update was initially ...

Feb 04 2019

NASA says Hubble accidentally discovered a tiny ‘living fossil’ galaxy

The astronomers nicknamed the galaxy Bedin 1, and their study has been published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters . Measuring only 3,000 l...

Feb 01 2019

US Midwest braces for risky arctic chill

Postal Service deliveries in some areas. The midwest of the United States is experiencing dangerously cold weather this week thanks to a Polar Vortex bringing ext...

Jan 29 2019

Snow moves in Tuesday, bitter cold afterward

O'Hare had delays of about 50 minutes, while delays were about 15 minutes at Midway. With a polar vortex hitting the Midwest , wind chills could dip to 55 degrees below ...

Jan 21 2019

Blood moon set to bring lunar spectacle - send us your photos

A super moon occurs when the full moon is at the closest point to Earth, making it appear larger and brighter than usual. "The Super Blood Wolf Moon will be visibl...

Jan 18 2019

Where to watch the Super Blood Wolf Moon in Calgary

The Moon is given the name Super Moon when a full moon comes within 90 percent of its closest approach to Earth. This super blood moon is going to be fun because ...

Jan 15 2019

China moon: First crops sprout - potatoes in 100 days

The development could be significant for future long-term space missions. The cotton seed grew in a lattice-like structure inside a canister after the lander touched d...

Jan 11 2019

NASA discovers new exoplanet 3 times the size of Earth

NASA said the other find , LHS 3884b, is around 1.3 times Earth's size, and every 11 hours orbits a cool M-type dwarf star around 49 light years away. " It's the coole...

Jan 09 2019

UK: May suffers defeat over vote on no-deal Brexit

The Commons will begin five days of debate on Wednesday, culminating in the "meaningful vote" next week which could determine the fate of her Government. Mrs May will mak...

Jan 09 2019

Chinese rover powers up on moon mission

The spacecraft landed at 0226 GMT on January 3 (9:26 p.m. EST on January 2) in the 110-mile-wide (180-kilometer) Von Karman crater , located in the southern hemisphere o...

Jan 03 2019

Ultima Thule: Clearest image yet of 'snowman' space rock released by NASA

Stern noted that the team has received less than 1 percent of all the data stored aboard New Horizons . It's no simple matter to reach the outer solar system, so NASA...