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'The Bells' is the lowest-rated episode in 'Game of Thrones' history

In the penultimate episode , fans were shocked and dismayed after Daenerys Targaryen ( Emilia Clarke ) made a heel turn into the Mad Queen and brutally k...


Clear weather for Wednesday night launch, viewing of Falcon 9 Heavy

The project, named Starlink , a multi-stage operation meant to launch satellites into space that can provide the world with high-speed internet. The project ...


American explorer says record-breaking deep dive "opening the door for science"

According to the CNN , the expedition team stated that they plan to test these samples to check how much plastic gets ingested. They also discovered brigh...


The moon is a lot more seismically active than we thought

Using the revised location estimates from their new algorithm, the researchers found that the epicenters of eight of the 28 shallow quakes were within 19 mile...


Barge and tanker collide, leaking gas product into the Houston Channel

There were no reported injuries during the collision with the tanker, the Genesis River . Officials say the spilled product is toxic to touch, inhale or inge...


Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic

According to Berkeley National Laboratory, PDK plastic can be "disassembled into its constituent parts at the molecular level " - the lab describes this as b...


Blue Origin unveils lunar lander ‘Blue Moon’ and BE-7 rocket engine

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced earlier this year the agency plans to return astronauts to the moon within five years, but this time, to stay. It...


Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) evolved from tiny dinosaurs, fossils show

Although the researchers don't know what Suskityrannus ate, the carnivorous dinosaur probably hunted small animals. " Suskityrannus gives us a glimpse into...


Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against USA military action in Venezuela

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about Arctic policy in Rovaniemi, Finland, at a meeting of the Arctic Council. He called the Arctic "a frontier of opp...


NASA Fits 265000 Galaxies Into a Single 'Hubble Legacy Field' Image

A stunning mosaic image combining almost 7,500 photos taken by NASA's Hubble Telescope over 16 years has been released by NASA. " With images at so many frequ...


Not much luck to view Eta Aquarids

Now, May's only event arrives as the Earth will pass through the debris cloud left by the most well known comet of all; Halley's Comet. Some good news though ...


Do you believe Alberta premier Jason Kenney will 'turn off the taps'?

Horgan said he spoke with Kenney by phone after the law was proclaimed. Proponents say the bill will streamline the approval process and reassure the public t...


Launch of India’s Second Lunar Mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ Postponed Yet Again

It will reach the Moon two months later, on 6th September. It would be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Rover Pr...


Mississippi River causing major flooding across the Midwest

Published: April 30, 2019, 5:20 p.m. Upstream, the Mississippi River at the Quad Cities in Iowa and IL reached a new record high Thursday according to our s...


Astronomers capture black hole 'dragging spacetime'

The V404 Cygni black hole has been observed exhibiting one the effects of Einstein's general theory of relativity. Like a black hole isn't mysterious enough...


Confirmed: SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during recent test fire mishap

Koenigsmann said the company is now focused on the investigation into the mishap, and declined to estimate how much of an impact it will have on the schedule of...


Rebellion has to continue, say climate campaigners after ‘disappointing’ talks

Gove said that he agreed that emissions should be cut to zero but that "the key question" was one of "timescale" and "what is achievable". "That is why we need ...


The universe is expanding way faster than astronomers thought

Using the DASH method, NASA scientists are able to turn the Hubble Telescope into something resembling a point-and-click camera, which lets them "observe a ...


Who Is Greta Thunberg? The Swedish Schoolgirl Turned Climate Activist

Extinction Rebellion says it will end its remaining blockades at Marble Arch and Parliament Square on Thursday. Police have said they have a "robust" plan in...


'Cheeky' gorillas pose for stunning selfie with rangers

One shows the gorillas standing upright behind the men, while another titled "family time" shows one of the rangers, Patrick Sadiki with the primates, Ndakas...


UK Police Say 1,065 Climate Protesters Arrested in Last Week

The roads around Parliament Square were cleared of protesters earlier on Sunday and Waterloo Bridge was reopened to traffic later that day. London Mayor Sad...


American Lung Association Finds 4 in 10 Americans Live With Air Pollution

On the bright side, all but three of the counties for which data were available reported slight decreases in a different measure of air pollution, year-round pa...


The Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks overnight

They are the remains left behind from the tail of comet Thatcher , which occupy the same space the Earth sweeps through at this time of year. After a warm an...


NASA’s InSight mission ‘hears’ first quake on Mars

Meteorite impacts , surface shrinkage due to planetary cooling, or the pressure of magma pushing up toward the surface can cause these cracks, Live Science pre...


America's plans go up in smoke as Dragon capsule explodes

Jim Williams, spokesman for the Air Force's 45th Space Wing, said in a statement the anomaly "was contained and there were no injuries". It was unknown exac...


Tesla to launch ride-hailing service with self-driving cars

Tesla switched over to its own chips and self-driving computer from Nvidia's for the Model S and Model X about a month ago, and for the Model 3 about 10 days ag...


Kate shares snaps of Louis to mark prince's first birthday

Not only is Harry is president of the African Parks Network nonprofit, but he also spent a year in Lesotho all the way back in 2004, and more recently he took M...


Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight: How to see shooting stars

This is the oldest recorded meteor shower, with records that describe it dating back more than 2,500 years to ancient China. The next meteor shower of 2019 is...


SpaceX’s Crew Dragon suffers catastrophic explosion during static fire test

SpaceX said the craft was undergoing a "series of engine tests" at a facility in Cape Canaveral, and something went wrong during the final stretch. This is why ...


USA astronaut to spend 11 months in space, setting female record

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to have her mission on the International Space Station (ISS ) extended to 328 days, which would set a record for the l...


United Kingdom climate protesters seek to block London Underground

Extinction Rebellion has been holding demonstrations over several days in key parts of London in order to get the government to take action on the "unpreceden...


Black hole scientist excited for future after breathtaking image revealed

The image is actually a shadow of the black hole, because light can not escape and defines the bright orange ring surrounding the black hole. This is why many...


The Pink Moon on April 19 won't be pink. Here's why

In other cultures, this moon is also referred to as the "Sprouting Grass Moon", the "Egg Moon" and the "Fish Moon". With Easter fast approaching , chances a...


April's Full Pink Moon To Rise On Friday

It's a name for the full moon of April, which peaks at 7:12 a.m. Friday, that originated with Native American peoples. Furthermore, according to The Old Farm...


SpaceX Falcon Heavy core rocket lost after toppling into the ocean

A tweet by SpaceX boss Elon Musk suggests some parts of the rocket might be recovered and used again. It was an incredible accomplishment, and still is, but ...


Moment Climate Change Protesters Are Removed From DLR Train By Police

Climate change protesters glued themselves to a train and blocked major London intersections Wednesday, on the third day of a civil disobedience campaign. " W...


At least five killed in powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes in South

Hamilton is 225 kilometres southwest of Memphis, Tennessee . Damage also has been reported near Satartia, Mississippi , from the storms . A deadly storm sy...


Falcon Heavy sends first commercial satellite into orbit

The side boosters landed nearly simultaneously at Landing Zones 1 and 2, and the center stage came back down shortly after that on the drone ship "Of Course I S...


Long-lost cousin of modern humans found analyzing bones from Philippines cave

They were recovered from the largest island in the Philippines in 2007, 2011 and 2015. Callao Cave on Luzon Island of the Philippines, where the fossils o...


Meet the woman behind the first-ever image of a black hole

MIT Haystack Observatory scientist Kazunori Akiyama, along with many others, doubted if they would be able to see the black hole's shadow. It's thanks to ...


SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters

In the 2018 test mission, Heavy's core booster missed the vessel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first time the company had landed all three b...


University of MI alum helps discover first image of black hole

During a 2016 TED Talk on how she and her colleagues were working toward developing the first image of a black hole , Bouman said the success of the project...


Israel Becomes The Fourth Nation To Land On The Moon

Israel time (3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT). The live stream will begin at 2:45 p.m. ET. Beresheet snapped this selfie moments before communication with the spacecraft...


Meet Katie Bouman, the STEM hero behind today’s black hole photo

Actress Olivia Munn also chimed in, sharing, "We got the very first photo of a black hole because of an unbelievable team led by MIT grad student Katie Boum...


Scientists discover Cthulhu sea cucumber that terrorised oceans 430 million years ago

Publishing its discovery to Proceedings of the Royal Society B , the team described a 430m-year-old creature related to modern sea cucumbers , naming it So...


Australia clears Adani’s plan for ground water management

The Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Management Plan (GDEMP) requires that Adani ensure the protection of the Doongmabulla Springs and animals that rely on the g...


Beresheet Lunar Lander Of Israel Moves Into Orbit Of Moon

Its launch in February was the fruit of an eight-year-long project undertaken by the SpaceIL non-profit organisation and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Ab...


Elon Musk’s SpaceX readies first Falcon Heavy launch for paying customer

For SpaceX, the introduction of the large and reusable Falcon Heavy into its launch business gives the company the ability to bid on heavier payloads than it ca...


The first-ever photo of a black hole could be revealed tomorrow

It's a huge scientific breakthrough, and in a move that would make both Hollywood and science fiction writers proud, as the press briefing in the US takes place...


Huge python captured in Florida

The 17ft female weighs a humungous 140lbs and was found in the Big Cypress National Preserve. The park explained the new process to hunt the non-native snakes...