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Water In NASA Astronaut's Helmet Cuts Short Spacewalk

Wary of the close call of another spacewalker in 2013, Mission Control terminated the planed six-hour spacewalk at the four-hour and 10-minute mark. In July 2013, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano experienced a much more dire water leak in his helme...

2015 was the hottest year on record — NOAA and NASA

Karl, the director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Centers for Environmental Information. That was followed by the warmest fall on record in much of central Canada, as it finally caught up with the western half of ...

Change At The Helm: Head of Apple electric car team to leave

Apple has never acknowledged it is looking into building an electric vehicle, but the company has recruited dozens of auto experts, many from vehicle makers like Ford or Mercedes-Benz. This has, however, not stopped rumors from surfacing and it appea...

Watch a dramatic spacewalk live, featuring a historic first for the UK

The astronauts planned to use a syringe to take a water sample and retrieve the helmet absorption pad to determine what may have prompted the moisture to form. That's nothing, NASA officials pointed out, compared with the 1 to 1 1/2litres of water th...

Gaian bottleneck: Are we too late to find alien life?

Given the size and age of the Universe, he stated, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligence life in the cosmos? Earth did not experience the same fat...

Space-X rocket lands and then tips over while landing

The rocket had blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base California and successfully put Jason-3, a $180-million climate-monitoring satellite, into orbit before heading back to land on the platform. The 22-story tall rocket lifted off through thick ...

Working Against the Clock, Astronauts Conduct Spacewalk

Shortly after flight director Royce Renfrew at mission control learned that Kopra was feeling dampness in his helmet, he chose to cut short the spacewalk. The duo began the mission at 7:55 a.m. EST Friday and it is expected to last six-and-a-half-hou...

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Protecting Your Vision During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green says that students should experience the eclipse, with the right precautions in place. The general public will be able to visit Ralph...

Twitter now has a totality emoji to celebrate the solar eclipse

Click play to watch the Do's and Don't for the upcoming solar eclipse . Some retailers have pairs remaining, but if you don't happen to find a pair, you can safely make an ecli...

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

Florida is not in this path of totality, but everyone in North America, South America and parts of Europe will get to see a partial solar eclipse . On the day of the event, St. ...

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

Free , 1:30 p.m., MIT Kresge Oval , 77 Mass. There will be little to no cloud coverage. There's a new scam in Illinois.counterfeit solar eclipse glasses that are being sold to...

Jaguar E-Pace: Designed to Cross Over

Jaguar claims that the new chassis hardware developed for the E-Pace maximises its interior space while also providing the strong foundations for the vehicle's all-surface dynamic ...

11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

It's seen as a maintenance release. At the same time, iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to unbelievable possibilities for augmented reality in games a...

Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch

Based on what we've seen so far, Super Mario Odyssey is one of the oddest titles yet. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games , if they are kid-proofing all thei...

Apple Announce ARKit, An Augmented Reality App Platform

Settle down, iPhone lovers - these, unfortunately, aren't new iPhones . The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of th...

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Will you be interesting in buying the new HomePod for your home? Despite Amazon's dominance, the smart speaker market is still considered a worthwhile investment due to its...

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, after Amazon launched its Echo in 2014. Apple says that the speaker can...

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Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

It will cost $349 and is expected to be Amazon Echo and Google Home's competitor. Apple's AR software is capable of running on any iPhone or iPad that at least has an A...

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

On its website, Apple describes it simply as getting an immersive listening experience no matter where HomePod is placed. Apple is also updating the operating software fo...

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX plans to return the actual rocket, called Falcon 9, back to Cape Canaveral after it detaches from the capsule ( Dragon ). More than 2,000 kilograms of that is scientific ha...

Apple's Siri speaker to be an audiophile-pleasing smart home hub

Sources say Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months. There have been rumors about Apple making a smart speaker. Regarding the manufa...

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony recently released a new System Software Update for the PlayStation 4 that was meant to bring new icons and more stability, however, it appears to have destabilized som...

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , kill...

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing ...

Destiny 2's PC Launch May Be a Later Date

Destiny had a ton of hype in 2014. This will be the first game developed by a separate studio to arrive for Battle.net, which has only offered Blizzard-developed games until now. ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation , the UK,...