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Research Antarctica ice melting at alarming rate
Author: 0 Antarctica ice melting at alarming rate

University of Leeds Andrew Shepherd , a lead scientists into the investigation on Antarctica, speaks to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about their findings. Due to increasing global warming, ice from land glaciers and Greenland's dwindling ice sheets are also melting and causing the increase in the warm water expansion.

Research The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup

Venues for the 2026 World Cup, which is slated to be the first WC to feature 48 teams, will be chosen from 23 stadiums that now exist or are already under construction. The final is set to take place on July 15th. Canada and Mexico also served as a key counterbalance to the United States from a political perspective.

Research Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast
Author: 0 Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast

It was located about 255 miles from Manzanillo, Mexico , the National Hurricane Center said. Rainfall of 3 to 6 inches (75 to 150 millimeters), with isolated patches of 10 inches (250 millimeters), was possible over much of the region. Up to nine hurricanes and four "major" depressions with sustained winds of at least 100mph have been predicted by USA government, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Research Astronomers spot a trio of Earth-sized planets orbiting a distant star
Author: 0 Astronomers spot a trio of Earth-sized planets orbiting a distant star

The found planet is reportedly a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune-sized planet which has a radius six times that of earth, ISRO stated in its announcement on Friday. and in Europe) that can do such precise measurements", the official statement said . And thus, the 1.2m telescope, PARAS , was put to use from the Gurushikhar Observatory in Mount Abu, Rajasthan.

Research Lewis Hamilton concerned Mercedes engine setback could ruin victory chances in Canada
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton concerned Mercedes engine setback could ruin victory chances in Canada

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel , of Germany, waits as mechanics work on his auto during the second practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix , Friday, June 8, 2018, in Montreal . It will also be the 300th career F1 race for Spanish star Fernando Alonso , the two-time world champion now driving for McLaren . "It's been a frustrating start for all of us", said Stroll.

Research Life on Mars? Curiosity rover finds 'most compelling' evidence yet
Author: 0 Life on Mars? Curiosity rover finds 'most compelling' evidence yet

Paul Mahaffy, director of the Solar System Exploration Division at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, explained that the objective of the mission was to explore the possibility of sustaining life on Mars. But they're of interest to astrobiologists because they are the essential ingredients in all the chemistry that drives life on Earth . I asked everyone I spoke with if they thought there was life on Mars, and the consensus was maybe, maybe not.

Research SpaceX Delays Tourist Moon Mission As 'Space Taxi' Schedule Slips
Author: 0 SpaceX Delays Tourist Moon Mission As 'Space Taxi' Schedule Slips

The four-hour launch window opens on Monday, June 4 at 12:29 a.m. EDT. Musk also wants to reuse the two-stage Falon 9's upper stage and its payload fairing - the nose cone that protects satellites during launch. The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 40 carried a satellite for one world's biggest satellite companies - Luxembourg-based SES .

Research Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion to proceed
Author: 0 Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion to proceed

For its part, the Trudeau government greenlighted Trans Mountain in November 2016 and has long insisted the project is in the national interest because Canada loses $15 billion every year as a result of now limited access to export markets outside the U.S.

Research EU proposes moves to ban plastic stirs, straws, cotton…
Author: 0 EU proposes moves to ban plastic stirs, straws, cotton…

The European Commission estimates that if implemented , the measure would save consumers €6.5 billion and prevent 3.4 million tonnes of carbon emissions as well as €22 billion in other environmental damage by 2030. Global hotel operator Hilton also pledged last week to eliminate plastic straws from all of its 650 properties by the end of 2018. The proposal would compel some "producers to contribute to awareness-raising, clean-up, collection, waste treatment" - this will apply to ...

Research 'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion
Author: 0 'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion

Will George, a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation who is leading the protests organized by Protect the Inlet ( the watch house ) on Burnaby mountain, says his groups' resistance will continue. It will also own a terminal in Vancouver and the Cochin Pipeline system, which transports light condensate from the United States to Fort Saskatchewan, just northeast of Edmonton.

Research Canada to Buy Kinder's Trans Mountain Pipeline for $3.5 Billion
Author: 0 Canada to Buy Kinder's Trans Mountain Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Scheer said the prime minister was cutting a cheque with taxpayers' money for "shareholders in a Texas-based company", while at the same time claiming he wants to attract investment in Canada . "If you think about the dozens of pipelines that exist for crude oil, natural gas liquids, natural gas itself, petroleum products, all throughout the USA and Canada - and we track this stuff - I'm not aware of a single one that's owned by any government entity ...

Research Alberto hurls risky surf, heavy rains at US Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Alberto hurls risky surf, heavy rains at US Gulf Coast

Swells generated by Alberto will continue to affect the eastern and northern Gulf Coast Tuesday , meteorologists said. Subtropical Storm Alberto moves northbound over Northwest Florida Monday evening bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and a risk of severe storms to South Alabama and South Georgia.

Research Canada to buy Kinder Morgan pipeline project assets
Author: 0 Canada to buy Kinder Morgan pipeline project assets

The purchase, for 4.5 billion Canadian dollars, ensures that the Trans Mountain pipeline, which carries oil from Alberta to a port in a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, will begin a planned expansion this summer. "It's the kind of epic disaster of the last century I couldn't imagine a modern government doing, but that's exactly what we are doing", May said. "While we are going to save the vital pipeline and the thousands of jobs that come with it, today's decision highlights how much ...

Research Alberto approaches northern Gulf of Mexico
Author: 0 Alberto approaches northern Gulf of Mexico

Alberto , the first named Atlantic storm of 2018 which spun up days before the formal start of the hurricane season, is forecast to pack maximum sustained winds near 50 miles per hour (85 kph) and dump as much as 12 inches (30 cm) of rain, slamming an area from MS to western Georgia, it said .

Research Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto churns toward Florida
Author: 0 Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto churns toward Florida

The coastal hazards associated with Alberto , namely high surf , coastal flooding, and minor surge will begin to affect portions of southwest Florida Saturday night, moving up the coast to west-central sections of the state on Sunday. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 miles per hour (100 km/h) with higher gusts. The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners signed a local state of emergency Sunday morning for Subtropical Storm Alberto .

Research NASA Astronaut Alan Bean dies at 86
Author: 0 NASA Astronaut Alan Bean dies at 86

Of the four men, only Aldrin is still alive, now aged 88. He trained as a Navy test pilot under Conrad, who years later during their astronaut time played a crucial role in getting Bean designated for the Apollo mission. A decade later, Bean told me that his brain must have been wired differently from the norm for astronauts. His Apollo-themed paintings feature canvases textured with lunar boot prints and embedded with small pieces of his moon dust-stained mission patches.

Research Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in western Caribbean
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in western Caribbean

Hurricane Hunters found very little organization within the subtropical storm, which is severely sheared. The storm surge watch extends from Horseshoe Beach, Florida westward to the mouth of the Mississippi River. Alberto will not make landfall in Southwest Florida. Technically, hurricane season begins June 1, but the first cyclone of the year has already arrived.

Research SpaceX Flies Satellites for Iridium, NASA in 10th Launch of 2018
Author: 0 SpaceX Flies Satellites for Iridium, NASA in 10th Launch of 2018

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California with five next-generation Iridium communications satellites and two U.S. Second burn and Iridium orbit good.... GRACE-FO, a collaborative mission of NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), continues the work of the original GRACE mission in observing the movement of water and other mass around our planet by tracking the changing pull of gravity very ...

Research Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in the Atlantic

The latest update from the National Hurricane Center shows a 90 percent chance that a low-pressure system now drifting slowly over the eastern Yucatan Peninsula will develop into a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico during the next five days.

Research Cohen's Taxi Partner Plea Deal Suggests Cooperation
Author: 0 Cohen's Taxi Partner Plea Deal Suggests Cooperation

Cohen is reportedly under criminal investigation in the USA for bank fraud and campaign finance law violations, among other things. Freidman, the chief executive officer of Taxi Club Management dubbed the "taxi king" of New York City, pleaded guilty before Judge Peter Lynch to resolve allegations he stole more than $5 million from the state and evaded taxes.

Research IPL Thriller: Chennai Edges Out Hyderabad to Enter Final
Author: 0 IPL Thriller: Chennai Edges Out Hyderabad to Enter Final

Catches win matches: Dwayne Bravo is a human highlight reel and the Mumbai crowd saw no different against Hyderabad. The opener kept on playing sensibly throughout even as no other batman clicked at the other end. "Credit to the CSK lower order". But it failed as Dwayne Bravo (7), Ravindra Jadeja (3) and Deepak Chahar (10) went back to the pavilion in quick succession.

Research NHRC issues notice to TN Govt over Sterlite protest
Author: 0 NHRC issues notice to TN Govt over Sterlite protest

Tuesday marked day 100 of the protests against the Sterlite plant, with the agitation having begun in February. The people who died are just ordinary people who were forced to take to the streets, and march to the collectorate to demand action from an administration that has systematically and for decades failed to enforce the law on Sterlite.

Research Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan
Author: 0 Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

Musk specifically said that the plan is to offer rides that cost a $1 and carry up to 16 passengers through a tunnel network to small, parking space-size tunnels located across the city. The trip now can easily take more than an hour by auto. Musk commented, "we're not suggesting this to the exclusion of other approaches". A trip from download LA to the airport would take just 8 minutes, he promised.

Research Watch All The Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Trailers Here
Author: 0 Watch All The Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Trailers Here

With about a month to go before E3 2018, Activision and developer Treyarch held an event to officially reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . "More than 200 million players have called Black Ops home, and they've played for more than 15 billion hours".

Research Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad
Author: 0 Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad

The devices, which will cost around $400, will reportedly use 10-inch displays, which are smaller than the Surface Pro's 12-inch screens but more in line with the iPad (which uses a 9.7-inch display). The lineup is also expected to have LTE cellular connectivity and feature a kickstand for watching video upright. Apple recently unveiled an updated $329 iPad for education, and while few schools would ever buy such a limited device, a tablet that could be used as a real PC would be a nice ...

Research OnePlus 6 coming to India today
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 coming to India today

Notably, the OnePlus 6 is the company's first flagship phone with glass on the front and back, replacing last year's curved aluminum with various finishes of curved glass. It also comes with an all-glass body, with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on both sides. OnePlus 6 comes with its own flavor of Android , OxygenOS, which is usually devoid of much in the way of bloatware or crapware.

Research Banned ozone-destroying gas may still be in production
Author: 0 Banned ozone-destroying gas may still be in production

A smaller amount of CFC-11 also exists today in chillers. But in the last few years, it looks like someone has started cheating. "We show that the rate of decline of atmospheric CFC-11 was constant from 2002 to 2012, and then slowed by about 50 percent after 2012", an global team of scientists concluded in a study .

Research Microsoft Introduces Xbox One Adaptive Controller
Author: 0 Microsoft Introduces Xbox One Adaptive Controller

Earlier this week, images of what appeared to be a more accessible Xbox controller emerged online . Our goal was to make the device as adaptable as possible, so gamers can create a setup that works for them in a way that is plug-and-play, extensible, and affordable.

Research New YouTube Music streaming service launches gives access to songs unavailable elsewhere
Author: 0 New YouTube Music streaming service launches gives access to songs unavailable elsewhere

In an official blog post the online media giant said that on May 22 the company will begin introducing its new YouTube Music streaming service. The Tuesday launch will cover the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea only, with Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom to follow in the coming weeks.

Research Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot is slated to go on sale in 2019
Author: 0 Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot is slated to go on sale in 2019

History of Boston Robotics Boston Dynamics is a United States engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992 by Marc Raibert and has headquarters in Waltham Massachusetts. While there's no word yet on price, the company has said that the SpotMini prototype was 10 times less expensive than its older sibling. "There's a lot of factors that make this successful as a product, and we're working on all of those".

Research Margot Kidder, star of Superman, dies aged 69
Author: 0 Margot Kidder, star of Superman, dies aged 69

She also starred as Kathy Lutz in The Amityville Horror (1979 ) and appeared in movies such as Black Christmas (1974 ) and Heartaches (1981). Marc McClure, who played Jimmy Olson in the Superman films, paid tribute to Kidder in a statement: "Margie was one of the strongest women I've ever known".

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 might feature in-display fingerprint sensor

Samsung recently showcased the red edition of the Galaxy S9 smartphones in China in line with efforts to bolster sales of the device. It is available in single SIM or hybrid SIM. Earlier it was reported that the first Samsung smartphone with screen print scanner will be the Galaxy Note 9 . Previously NV was informed that the insider has published a render of Galaxy Note 9.

Research Jupiter's moon Europa has enough ingredients to sustain life
Author: 0 Jupiter's moon Europa has enough ingredients to sustain life

Back in 1997 the Galileo Jupiter probe skimmed the watery moon of Europa and now it appears it got a facefull from a water plume 1,000km (621 miles) wide. So a team of United States astronomers went back and took a second look at data collected by the Galileo spacecraft during its eight-year stay in the Jovian system .

Research Asteroid as big as football field will fly by Earth
Author: 0 Asteroid as big as football field will fly by Earth

The Arizona Catalina sky survey was first discovered on November 30, 2010, and astronomers watched until December 10, when it became too weak . Although there is no risk of impact, this is one of the closest approaches of a space rock of that size. NASA says that this will be the closest approach of this asteroid in nearly 300 years.