NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Granting Driver's Licenses to Illegal Immigrants

Now all that's missing is Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature. Gov. Cuomo has previously stated he supports such a bill, but on Monday voiced concerns of agencies targeting new license holders based on their immigration status. The law would allow thos... More..

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Britain sets deadline for carbon neutrality by 2050
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Britain sets deadline for carbon neutrality by 2050

This country led the world in innovation during the Industrial Revolution, and now we must lead the world to a cleaner, greener form of growth. "Lord Deben, head of the committee on climate change, said it sent...More..

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors
by | Monday, June 10, 2019

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors

The announcement is a significant change for the agency, which has had a long-standing prohibition against allowing tourists and commercial interests on the station , which has cost taxpayers about $100 billio...More..

CANADA: Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide
by | Wednesday, June 05, 2019

CANADA: Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

In their report, the inquiry's commissioners argue that through its actions and omissions, Canada has been - and continues to be - complicit in a "genocide" against Indigenous women and girls. According to ...More..

Elon Musk gets Cuphead up-and-running in Teslas
by | Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Elon Musk gets Cuphead up-and-running in Teslas

Speaking to " Ride the Lightning " podcaster Ryan McCaffrey, Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that he had been talked into building the Model Y at the existing Fremont, California, assembly site. The game dev...More..

An astronomer captured SpaceX's recently-launched StarLink satellites on video
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

An astronomer captured SpaceX's recently-launched StarLink satellites on video

Following the chorus of concerns, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk responded revealing the satellites' solar arrays had not yet been pointed at the sun. Each of the satellites weighs 227kg and was built i...More..

Research: Astronomers find 'Forbidden' planet in 'Neptunian Desert' around its star
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

Research: Astronomers find 'Forbidden' planet in 'Neptunian Desert' around its star

It's about three times the size of Earth and 920 light-years away from our planet. Something unusual has to be happening for The Forbidden Planet to still have its atmosphere . Astronomers have discovered ...More..

Severe storms possible Monday night
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Severe storms possible Monday night

More storms are likely on Tuesday, including another risk for some to become severe. Tomorrow is the highest concern with severe weather with storms redeveloping in the afternoon/evening. Temperatures will al...More..

Memorial Day weekend promises to be sunny and warm
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day weekend promises to be sunny and warm

The weekend is expected to get even hotter, with an at-record temperature of 96 degrees on Saturday and 95 on Sunday . Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Tennessee is expecting to experience rec...More..

NASA watching asteroid MILE-wide skim past Earth tomorrow
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

NASA watching asteroid MILE-wide skim past Earth tomorrow

For context, this figure is about 13.5 times the distance between the Earth and the moon. While the near-Earth object is classified as a potentially hazardous asteroid, there will be a cushy 3.2 million mil...More..

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites on Falcon 9 rocket
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites on Falcon 9 rocket

Eventually, the company wants to launch almost 12,000 spacecraft, each weighing almost 227kg. The 60 Starlink satellites being deployed from orbit. Also, 6 more launches of 60 satellites needed for minor cove...More..

4 killed in Midwest flooding; roads closed, levees strained
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

4 killed in Midwest flooding; roads closed, levees strained

The latest estimate is $70 million more than the initial estimate issued last month. City officials say moderate riverfront flooding begins at 22 feet. The Mississippi is expected to crest Friday afternoon in...More..

Marsquake: NASA just detected first marsquake on the Red Planet
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Marsquake: NASA just detected first marsquake on the Red Planet

Last December, NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission's lander extended its robotic arms and placed a seismometer - a device that measures quakes ...More..

Over 60 people arrested during climate change protest near City Hall
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Over 60 people arrested during climate change protest near City Hall

Boardman ended his piece by saying "I won't stand for that". "We didn't have to convince people, we just gave them the information", Basden said . "They realise how serious the situation is", he told AFP. Fa...More..

Pink Moon set to grace the skies
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Pink Moon set to grace the skies

Unfortunately, this will happen a whole eight hours before the Moon rises for the night. The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council deciding that the moon would help pilgrims t...More..

Watching Falcon Heavy Land is a Glimpse at the Future of Spaceflight
by | Monday, April 15, 2019

Watching Falcon Heavy Land is a Glimpse at the Future of Spaceflight

The rocket is the most powerful in use today, with 27 engines firing at liftoff - nine per booster, taking off with the force of 18 passenger planes. "Successful deployment of Arabsat-6A to geosynchronous tra...More..

Meet the woman who helped create algorithm for capturing black hole photo
by | Friday, April 12, 2019

Meet the woman who helped create algorithm for capturing black hole photo

Bouman delivered a TED talk in 2016 called " How to take a picture of a black hole ", where she explained "getting this first picture will come down to an worldwide team of scientists, an Earth-sized telescope ...More..

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing

The Beresheet lander, a washing machine-sized craft created by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL , has been traveling in increasingly large circles around Earth for the past six weeks since its launch in February. On...More..

Pentagon says India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Pentagon says India debris expected to burn up in atmosphere

Reddy said, adding that the interception was created to hit at an angle so that minimal debris go up and also have minimal velocity. "We have conducted the test on 12th February against an electronic target whi...More..

Rumors of 1st Ever Black Hole Photo Fanned by Scientists' 'Mysterious Meetings'
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Rumors of 1st Ever Black Hole Photo Fanned by Scientists' 'Mysterious Meetings'

Next week, the European Southern Observatory is going to make a big announcement , and no one is sure exactly what it's going to be. Next Wednesday, a press conference is set to be held, and at the conference,...More..

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban

NY also will be one of the first states to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail outlets, starting next March. Liz Moran, the environmental lobbyist for the New York Publi...More..

The 'Full Worm Supermoon' marks the start of spring this week
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The 'Full Worm Supermoon' marks the start of spring this week

The last time a full moon occurred so close to the vernal, or, spring equinox was in March 2000, when they were four hours apart. From the United Kingdom, the moon should reach 100 % illumination at 1.43am...More..

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change

This movement is led by Swedish sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg . A TEDx talk she delivered on climate change now carried on TED's main website has garnered more than 1.2 million views and last month Thunber...More..

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic Ocean
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX made history last week after successfully docking with the ISS . It burned its thrusters several times before its final descent. On NASA TV, it looked like a slow-motion ballet even though the tw...More..

SpaceX Crew Dragon, Built to Carry Humans, Launches Demo Flight
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon, Built to Carry Humans, Launches Demo Flight

This beefed-up, redesigned Dragon is the first American-made, designed-for-crew spacecraft to pull up to the station in eight years. Behnken and Hurley, who attended the Demo-1 launch at the Kennedy Space Cen...More..