The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has warned of more mass fish deaths and blue-green algae events throughout the Murray-Darling River system as the peak group representing First Nations issued a plea
Autonomous robotic road-riding cargo pod startup Einride has signed a new partner for a commercial pilot on Sweden’s roads, which should be a great test of the company’s electric driverless transportation
A comet from another star will swing by our sun Dec. 8. Known as 2I/Borisov, it is the first comet to ever be seen coming from interstellar space. But despite its alien origins, astronomers say it actually
Brexit has been “one of the most spectacular mistakes” in the history of the EU and followed a campaign marked by “an unprecedented readiness to lie”, Donald Tusk has said. In his first interview since
The Polarstern is a home away from home for the scientists studying the ice over the winter (Credit: Martha Henriques) When there is less sea ice in the Arctic, the ecosystem here stands to change profoundly
When California Senator Kamala Harris announced she was suspending her campaign for president on Tuesday, she was quickly met with an outpouring of support and admiration. Many praised the historic nature
Why is an ocean current critical to world weather losing steam? Scientists search the Arctic for answers.
A conveyor belt of ocean water that loops the planet and regulates global temperatures could be heading for a tipping point. Summer sea ice has been shrinking so dramatically here in the Fram Strait, in
India’s Vikram lander was very near making its proud creators the fourth country in history to touch down on the Moon — but it was not to be, and the craft was lost. Now India has a bit of closure: The
The search for extraterrestrial life is easily the most profound question in modern astronomy, but it’s hampered by a lack of both technology and time. Is life possible beyond the solar system? If we’re
Trump often boasts of donating his White House pay, but taxpayers are shelling out much larger sums for his hobby. With his Thanksgiving vacation, President Donald Trump’s golf hobby has now cost Americans
Mark Zuckerberg faced a grueling examination from the Democratic lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday, with questions over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Facebook’s reluctance to police
As the antitrust investigations stack up on US tech giants’ home turf there’s no sign of pressure letting up across the pond. European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen today unveiled her
India’s space agency was attempting a moon landing unlike any other—but now, the world waits to hear the spacecraft's fate. An Indian spacecraft’s unprecedented attempt to make a soft, controlled landing
Redford is an actor, a director, a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council and co-founder of The Redford Center. Collusion, obstruction of justice, impeachment or not, greedy tax breaks, medical
“The technology you have created is amazing, but now it’s a crime scene. And you have the evidence.” British journalist Carole Cadwalladr kicked off the first day of the TED 2019 conference with a truth
Las Vegas’ Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended selecting Elon Musk’s The Boring Company to build and operate a “people mover” at Las Vegas’ convention center, says Steve Hill, LVCVA’s president
Last year, the Trump administration announced plans to create a Space Force that will serve as the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces. Citing galactic threats from U.S. adversaries, particularly Russia and China, Vice President Pence called for the establishment of a Space Force by 2020. The Department of Defense in its report to Congress outlined a plan to build a new force that would include systems that could “degrade, deny, disrupt, destroy, and manipulate adversary capabilities.” While the idea of space militarization can be traced back to at least the Cold War, Donald Trump is the first president to publicly call for a separate military branch for space. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, a strong defender of the proposal, said space is "an international domain that has commerce that needs to be protected.” We present the whole picture—from the FAQs, history and costs to varied opinions, polls and space treaties—in this magazine.
New York (CNN Business) — Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make
The arcade version of Donkey Kong is a pretty big deal in retro gaming circles, as seen in the classic documentary King of Kong. Until today, though, it was impossible to legally acquire or sell an arcade-perfect
It sometimes reads like a punishing love story, the relationship between Consumer Reports and electric car company Tesla . Consumer Reports withholds its affection, Tesla addresses its errant ways and
Evan Spiegel on Facebook: "We would really appreciate it if they copied our data protection practices"
Evan Spiegel publicly addressed Facebook’s long-standing practice of copying his company’s products Tuesday, joking that Facebook should model Snap’s approach to collecting less information about its “We
Apple has given a straight-to-series order for an adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s acclaimed science fiction Foundation trilogy after picking up the show for development earlier this spring. In April, Deadline