Category Archives: Science

Trauma to lives, economy from tsunami persists 6 years on

TOKYO (AP) — Six years ago, more than 18,000 people died or went missing as a tsunami triggered by a massive quake engulfed coastal areas of northeastern Japan. Tens of…

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Congress just passed a bill that tells NASA to send humans to Mars by 2033

View gallery .(An astronaut in space flashes a thumbs-up sign.NASA/ESA)

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This picture shows how much California is sinking — up to 2 feet a year in some spots

View gallery Source: NASA Earth Observatory This picture from NASA’s Earth Observatory shows how much land in California’s Central Valley is sinking, due primarily to the drawing of groundwater during…

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Why Jeff Bezos wants millions of people to go to space

Space tourism is the first step toward “millions of people living & working in space,” Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos said Tuesday. “We need a space-faring civilization,” Bezos said at…

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Bird flu found at Tennessee chicken farm as virus surges in Asia

An outbreak of avian flu in Tennessee has health officials on alert as the virus has surged across parts of Asia in recent months. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture confirmed…

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off engine for Blue Origin’s gigantic new space rocket

Amazon (AMZN) chief executive Jeff Bezos has unveiled the rocket engine that will power his space company’s giant spacecraft to take people & satellites into orbit. Alongside running Amazon, Bezos…

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