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Astronauts are preparing for the first manned orbital mission in almost a decade: “We are starting”

The United States are less than 24 hours from a number of premieres for the nation’s space program: the first manned orbital mission in nearly a decade and the first to use a privately owned and operated spacecraft. However, the mission’s launch capability depends on the weather. The start forecast improves. SpaceX and its Falcon 9 rocket have a 60% …

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Astronauts are preparing for the first manned orbital mission in almost a decade: “We are starting”

Latest Updated May 26, 2020 7:22 p.m. EDT The United States are less than 24 hours from a number of premieres for the nation’s space program: the first manned orbital mission in nearly a decade and the first to use a privately owned and operated spacecraft. However, the mission’s launch capability depends on the weather. The start forecast improves. SpaceX …

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Western Australia is preparing for a storm that happens once a decade

The Australian west coast is preparing for a massive storm that is expected to land in the coming hours. Heavy rainfall, strong winds, and waves of up to eight meters (26 feet) are predicted in some areas. The storm is the result of the remains of tropical cyclone Mangga, which interacts with a cold front, according to the Bureau of …

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The 3 best stocks for the next decade

Has it made you extremely careful about which stocks belong in your portfolio when you watch the bottom fall out from under the stock market? The health sector is a corner of the economy, relatively isolated from the corona virus crash, and a good place to find stocks that can keep you safe in almost every crisis. The stocks of …

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A decade after the predators disappear, the finches of the Galapagos are still terrified

Small ground finch Geospiza fuliginosa Picture credits: Kiyoko Gotanda On some of the Galapagos Islands, where more than a decade of man-introduced predators were exterminated by Darwin's finches, finches still behave as if they were, according to a study published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology in danger . The study found that the finch's fear reactions – known …

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From Instagram to Angry Birds, here are the top apps of the decade

Angela Lang / CNET In the last ten years Apps (and according to Smartphones Association) have become an integral part of our lives. Since launching the iOS App Store and Google Play in 2008 with seemingly new titles, millions of apps have come along to help us communicate meet new people listen to music and kill pigs with birds . …

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AMD reports highest revenue in a decade, but slightly light forecast makes stock volatile

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. reported that it is now trading in late trading. AMD                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AMD, -1.96% reported third-quarter net income of $ 120 million, or 11 cents a share, compared with $ 102 million, or 9 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted earnings were 18 cents …

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How this decade of archeology has changed what we know about human origins

Unlike the people living today, our distant ancestors left a very small footprint on the planet, leaving little behind to record their time on Earth. However, with the discovery of each new skull fragment, femur, and stone tool, archaeologists methodically collate the fragmented history of our species and other hominins closely related to us. The Discoveries of the Last 10 …

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