Science

by | October 10, 2018 | 09:52

Landfall is expected Wednesday on the northeastern Gulf Coast, where authorities warned of a potentially devastating strike. The storm became a category 1 hurricane on Monday , and could be a category 2 or 3 storm by the time it hits Florida.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:43

But these extrasolar satellites had lingered at the limits of detection with current techniques. "The first exomoon is obviously an extraordinary claim and it requires extraordinary evidence", Teachey told reporters in a teleconference organized by the journal that published the findings.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:29

A tropical storm was forming in the Caribbean Sea on Saturday and could reach the Carolinas by Thursday , the National Hurricane Center in Miami said in a 5 p.m. However, the track, timing, and intensity of this system may easily change over the next few days. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie continues to churn in the mid-Atlantic - and even though it is no threat to land, it will impact the US coast this weekend.

by | October 02, 2018 | 21:01

Polish-born physicist Marie Curie shared the 1903 award with her husband Pierre Curie and Antoine Henri Becquerel for their research into radioactivity. Ashkin, who in 1987 had used the tweezers to capture living bacteria without harming them, is the oldest victor of a Nobel prize , beating American Leonid Hurwicz, who was 90 when he won the 2007 Economics Prize.

by | September 27, 2018 | 20:02

A Hurricane Warning is issued when sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or higher are EXPECTED somewhere within the specified area of the Warning. The Met Office still advised that people pay close attention to information being issued on its website.

by | September 26, 2018 | 20:11

Lucy Babey, head of science and conservation at ORCA , a United Kingdom charity that works with whales and dolphins, also urged caution. Scientists are concerned that Benny may not be able to find his way back to the Arctic sea, where the whales live.

by | September 20, 2018 | 13:17

Elon Musk looked enthusiastic and excited at the event. This could be humanity's first lunar visit since 1972, depending on how NASA's latest moon plans shape up. Those missions will depend on SpaceX's proven Falcon rockets. Musk further said that this mission isn't a walk in the park and is unsafe. The billionaire has reportedly already placed a large deposit on the flight which is helping SpaceX in the development of the BFR launch platform that will actually take the passengers ...

by | September 18, 2018 | 11:11

Yusaku Maezawa , a Japanese entrepreneur, purchased an entire BFR rocket with plans to ask a handful of artists to join him on his journey - artists who can then create works to inspire others to dream. It's worth remembering that even a rocket beginning integrated systems tests - expected to commence with BFR as early as late 2019 - can end up looking and being nearly nothing like the vehicle that ultimately rolls off the assembly line and launches real missions.

by | September 17, 2018 | 13:02

Rescued: More than 400 people needed help in high waters in New Bern and Jacksonville, North Carolina. Gibson said Friday that while she and her family were safe, she and her husband had gotten around 75 calls and texts from others asking for help.

by | September 15, 2018 | 20:17

Florence had been a Category 3 hurricane with 120 miles per hour winds on Thursday but dropped to Category 1 before coming ashore. In the 5 a.m. ET advisory , Florence was 205 miles east-southeast of Wilmington , NC, packing maximum-sustained winds of 110 mph and moving to the northwest at 15 mph.

by | September 15, 2018 | 19:16

South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline evacuated starting at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee as highways reverse directions. NHC forecasts showed the effects of Florence would be widely felt, with tropical storm-force winds extending almost 300 miles across three states. Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday.

by | September 14, 2018 | 21:34

Isaac was moving towards the west near 14 miles per hour". Sustained winds slowed slightly to 125 miles per hour Tuesday afternoon, making it a Cat 3 storm. Current estimates have Isaac passing nearly 150 miles south of St. Croix early Friday morning. All eyes are on Hurricane Florence and its path toward the Carolinas, but several other hurricanes are brewing as well.

by | September 14, 2018 | 20:40

But when one of Musk's fans asked him who would be taking part in the mission, the billionaire tweeted out an emoji of the Japanese flag, sparking speculation that a Japanese billionaire was planning to make the flight. SpaceX has always been public about their dream of sending private citizens to space. No one has visited since the last Apollo mission in 1972, said the company.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:00

Isaac became a tropical storm again approaching the Caribbean, while Hurricane Helene was veering northward, no threat to land. Sustained winds have reached nearly 105 miles per hour. It may be the peak of hurricane season for the Atlantic basin, but the strongest tropical system on Earth right now is half a world away, in the western Pacific.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:27

In preparation for Florence reaching the coast this week, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is preparing bulldozers, chainsaws and other rescue equipment, according to the press release. Henry McMaster said. As of 11 p.m., the National Hurricane Center said the storm was about 1,085 miles east-southeast of Bald Head Island. I'll have more on Florence later today .

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:11

While many coastal residents heeded mandatory evacuation orders , others were boarding up homes and businesses and choosing to fearless the storm. But Cooper said he believed Florence will be "so fierce" that the state needs to provide an "added incentive" for people to leave.

by | September 11, 2018 | 09:41

Hurricane and Storm Surge Watches will be issued on Tuesday as the storm is expected to head toward the southeastern USA, potentially making landfall, still as a category 4 hurricane, Thursday afternoon or night. Florence will hit the mid-Atlantic states later in the week. Hurricane Florence is forecast to make landfall later this week as a Category 3 storm with 115 miles per hour winds near Wilmington, North Carolina .

by | September 08, 2018 | 19:43

Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Friday, just a day after Tropical Storm Florence was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane.

by | September 07, 2018 | 14:29

Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds Monday. "Gordon is moving quickly along and is expected to make a second landfall, perhaps as a hurricane, along the corridor from Louisiana to MS during late Tuesday or Tuesday night", reports Accuweather .

by | September 05, 2018 | 18:24

The hearing gave Democrats a platform to make their case against Kavanaugh ahead of November's congressional elections in which they are seeking to seize control of Congress from Republicans . Brett Kavanaugh is going to be the next Supreme Court justice . The justices on the Supreme Court do not sit on opposite sides of an aisle. The hearing kicked off with chaos Tuesday as Democrats demanded more time to review 42,000 pages of documents from Kavanaugh's time working in President ...