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  • Tim Cook Sends Memo To Apple Staff Condemning Departure From Paris Agreement

    2 June 2017 1:34 AM 27

    Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders are speaking out against President Trump's decision today to yank the US out of the Paris climate agreement in which 177 nations pledged to reduce their carbon emissions. Cook addressed employees in an internal email, while other CEOs made their comments on social media. Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and many other

  • Queensland government settles on royalty plan but doubts remain

    27 May 2017 10:18 AM 44

    The future of Adani's proposed multibillion-dollar Carmichael coal mine remains under a cloud even after Queensland declared it had settled on a royalty regime. The future of Adani's proposed multibillion-dollar Carmichael coal mine remains under a cloud even after Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk declared her cabinet had secured a late agreement

  • Birth of a black hole witnessed as star vanishes without a bang

    26 May 2017 3:01 AM 170

    For the first time, astronomers have witnessed a star disappear right before their eyes. Known as N6946-BH1, the star appears to have collapsed into a black hole without the usual flair of a supernova, which not only marks the first time scientists have witnessed the birth of a black hole, but could change our understanding of the life and death of stars

  • Flying saucer-shaped UFO spotted on NASA ISS feed: Is US space agency hiding alien existence?

    17 May 2017 10:59 AM 160

    It can only be described as some sort of flying disc-like shaped UFO, that was spotted hovering in the distance behind the international space station before darting away at a very high rate of speed, says Tyler Glockner. New Delhi: Experts claimed a saucer-shaped UFO has been spotted on the NASA live feed before flying past the International Space Station

  • Experts reveal incredible way humans will be living a BILLION years from now

    16 May 2017 11:04 AM 189

    HUMAN beings will be living completely differently a billion years from now, according to experts. A new video, posted to YouTube by education channel RealLifeLore, shows how long into the future the oceans will evaporate and humans will have completely changed. The experts predict modern-day languages will be unrecognisable, Stars and constellations

  • Mars voyage will include one-year layover in moon orbit

    15 May 2017 11:26 PM 104

    THE plan to send humans to Mars includes a one-year layover in orbit around the moon in the late 2020s, Fox News reports. Greg Williams, NASA’s deputy associate administrator for policy and plans at the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, revealed that NASA wants to build a “deep-space gateway” around the moon that would serve as the testing

  • WA findings puts life on earth 3.5b years ago

    9 May 2017 9:32 PM 64

    Life thrived on land as long as 3.48 billion years ago - hundreds of millions of years earlier than was previously thought, scientists have learned. The discovery raises the possibility that the earliest living things may have evolved on land rather than in the sea - and increases the chances of life on Mars. Fossil remnants of ancient microbes were unearthed

  • Labor’s new political ad has been slammed for being racist

    8 May 2017 10:41 PM 88

    Lack of diversity in ALP ad a 'bad oversight'0:24 A Labor 'Australia first' jobs advertisement will be reviewed after being criticised for lacking diversity. THE fallout from Labor’s controversial “Australians first” ad has deepened with claims Bill Shorten’s staff saw the commercial before it was aired despite the Opposition leader saying criticism

  • NASA releases stunning images of Saturn just as scientists have received the strongest evidence yet that life may exist on the planet

    8 May 2017 9:26 AM 36

    NASA has released stunning images of Saturn captured by its spacecraft Cassini during its last tour of the planet. What sets the latest photos apart from others released by the space agency is that they show the planet's moons - Rhea and Titan - as well as its signature rings in great detail. The pictures - taken at various points during the second

  • Secret US spaceplane returns to Earth after record flight

    8 May 2017 1:32 AM 61

    The US Air Force's not-so-secret secret spaceplane, the X-37B, set a new orbital endurance record for a reusable unmanned spacecraft as it set down today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4) came to an end at about 8:00 AM EDT as the aircraft made an autonomous touchdown on the runway of the Shuttle Landing Facility