Category Archives: Science
A solar storm that shook the Earth’s magnetic field on Thursday spared satellite and power systems as it delivered a glancing blow, although it could still intensify until early Friday, space weather experts said.
Smoke from a wood stove comes out of a chimney as Pascal Prokop drives his 1990 Volvo 240 station wagon during cold winter weather on a road near the town of Mettmenstetten some 25 kilometres south of Zurich.
Responding to public demand, NASA scientists created a companion image to the wildly popular ‘Blue Marble’ released last week (January 25, 2012)
The largest solar storm in almost a decade swept across Earth on Tuesday, affecting air traffic across the North Pole and radio communications, in a harbinger of fiercer outbursts from the Sun predicted for the year ahead, federal experts said.
The cruise to the moon took 3 1/2 months and covered 2 1/2 million miles — far longer than the direct three-day flight by Apollo astronauts.
WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have approved a nuclear reactor designed by Westinghouse Electric that could power the first nuclear plants built from scratch in this country in more than three decades.
Paul Stender has come up with a novel way of making his car go faster – by strapping a cruise missile engine to its roof.
According to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is “virtually certain” that the 21st century will see more hot day and fewer cold days.
Nevada’s governor declared a state of emergency on Friday because of a wildfire burning out of control outside of Reno that has destroyed 20 structures, forced 9,500 people from their homes and was blamed for the death of one man.