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Nov 12 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for R5.5m at auction

It was expected to fetch £150,000 but interest from across the world saw it reach nearly four times that amount. Proceeds from the wheelchair sale will go to benefit t...

Nov 08 2018

Remain would win in new Brexit vote

Last weekend, the London-based The Daily Telegraph reported that British chief negotiator for the Brexit, Dominic Raab, privately asked Coveney for the UK's right to un...

Nov 08 2018

Delhi Air Pollution: National Capital's Air Quality Improves to 'Severe'

They also delivered a letter to Satyendra Kumar, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Environment , Forest and Climate Change demanding faster implementation of the National ...

Nov 07 2018

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures creepy smiling face amidst stars

In an image posted on the NASA web page, two yellow orbits can be seen over an arc of light painting a smiling face in the middle of an ocean of stars. NASA's Hubble ...

Nov 07 2018

NASA Officially Announced The ‘Death’ Of The Kepler Space Telescope

This image was spotted as part of Hubble mission to better understand how new stars are born. It will then float lifelessly through space in a dark, cold afterlife. Wha...

Nov 03 2018

Early Voting Totals in 19 States Have Already Surpassed 2014 Midterm Turnout

Still, statewide, the overall percentage of ballots returned six days before the election was lagging where it was two years ago, according to the Office of the Secretary...

Nov 02 2018

NASA spacecraft sets record for closest approach to sun

Its final close approach in 2025 is expected to get within 3.83 million miles of the flaming gaseous orb. The space agency said in a statement on Monday that Parke...

Oct 28 2018

NASA releases photos of rectangular iceberg in Antarctica

IceBridge senior support scientist Jeremy Harbeck pictured the two icebergs together on the airborne survey of the Earth's polar ice on October 16. In a different phot...

Oct 26 2018

‘Space Force’ to be built in stages by 2020

Pointing to past studies that have called for reform of USA space capabilities, Pence said it is time to "stop studying the problem and start fixing it". However, the j...

Oct 21 2018

A Mild Winter Is Headed Our Way, says NOAA

The northwestern United States, including parts of Northern California near the OR border, is likely to see the highest chances of warmer temperatures. But drought condit...

Oct 17 2018

Trump arrives in Panhandle: 'Many of these people have no home'

Gee had thought her grandmother and other two relatives had evacuated before the Category 4 storm with 155 miles per hour winds made landfall in Mexico Beach and roared...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in USA, death toll expected to rise

By Wednesday night and Thursday, heavy rains from Michael are likely to streak into the Carolinas, perhaps bringing more flooding to some of the same areas still recoveri...

Oct 12 2018

Michael strengthens into Category 4

What does Hurricane Michael have in store for the Carolinas? Add Hurricane Michael as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Michael news, video, an...

Oct 12 2018

Emergency landing following Soyuz launch failure

Footage from inside the rocket show the two men being shaken at the moment the fault occured, their arms and legs flailing. The pair lifted off as scheduled at 2.40pm l...

Oct 11 2018

Airlines Begin Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Michael

Thousands of Florida residents have been ordered to leave their homes as Hurricane Michael heads for the state's coast. Earlier it said Michael could produce three ...

Oct 11 2018

Branson says Virgin Galactic to launch space flight 'within weeks'

But now, Branson says, "We should be in space within weeks, not months ". In April, Bob Smith, the head of Jeff Bezos's Blue Origins space company, told CNBC the fir...

Oct 10 2018

Will Hurricane Florence Hit Myrtle Beach, SC? When?

The peak wind forecast predictions are now at 60-80 miles-per-hour with gusts to 100 miles-per-hour possible, with a potential for higher sustained winds of 74 to 110 mph...

Sep 28 2018

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

Now it is for the first time since the end of the storm captured from the orbit of Mars. Because the storm engulfed most of Mars, sunlight did not reach the surface, wh...