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  • SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

    March 30, 2017 10:50 PM 15

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- SpaceX successfully launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the clear early evening sky on the historic rocket reflight. It was the first time SpaceX

  • Spacewalkers lose piece of shielding, use patch instead

    March 30, 2017 11:48 AM 22

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Spacewalking astronauts carried out an impromptu patch job outside the International Space Station on Thursday, after losing a vital piece of cloth shielding when it floated away. As the drama unfolded, Peggy Whitson set a record for the most spacewalks by a woman -- eight -- and the most accumulated time spent spacewalking -- just over 53 hours

  • Blood drive calls for donations in memory of 'little William Desborough'

    March 29, 2017 3:35 PM 23

    The two-year-old died just before his second birthday William Desborough was receiving blood transfusion for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia when he died just before his second birthday. Now, the Canadian Blood Service is asking people in Windsor to donate in his memory. "William's family is encouraging you to be a hero and donate blood ... to help patients

  • Trump’s climate rollback could undermine our promises to the rest of the world

    March 28, 2017 3:19 PM 18

    President Trump’s executive order rolling back Obama’s signature global warming measure stopped short of withdrawing from the historic Paris climate accord — but was already raising concerns Tuesday about whether the U.S. will now do its share to fight the global threat. And Trump’s executive order eviscerating Obama’s climate plan could leave the U.S. isolated

  • Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

    March 26, 2017 6:47 AM 20

    The Empire State Building and United Nations headquarters in New York joined other iconic buildings and monuments around the world plunging into darkness for sixty minutes on Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change. The Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Acropolis in Athens and Sydney's Opera House also dimmed their lights as millions

  • Earth Hour switches lights off around the world

    March 26, 2017 1:34 AM 13

    Major landmarks around the world have been turning out their lights to mark Earth Hour, an event that draws attention to climate change. Around 170 countries and territories were expected to take part on Saturday, by turning off non-essential lights at 20:30 local time. The event, which reaches its 10th anniversary this year, is organised by conservation

  • Canadians turn out the lights for 'Earth Hour'

    March 26, 2017 12:29 AM 16

    Many Canadians will take part in the 10th annual Earth Hour tonight by turning out their lights for an hour. The event starts at 8:30 p.m. local time and encourages people to turn off as much electricity as they can to bring awareness to renewable energy sources that don’t contribute to climate change. According to Siddarth Das, with World Wildlife Fund that heads

  • Landmarks to go dark Saturday night for 'Earth hour'

    March 25, 2017 6:38 PM 21

    March 25 (UPI) -- Some of the world's most recognizable landmarks are going dark Saturday night in observance of Earth hour to raise awareness about global warming. Landmarks from the Eifel Tower in Paris to the Empire State Building in New York to the Sydney Opera House will shut off their lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday. Individuals

  • Canadians urged to spend time in the dark tonight to mark Earth Hour

    March 25, 2017 8:01 AM 13

    TORONTO - Many Canadians will be spending an hour with the lights out tonight as they join people around the world in marking the tenth annual Earth Hour. The event is aimed at drawing attention to climate change and for people to show they support efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The World Wildlife Fund has championed Earth Hour since 2007 when it started

  • Black hole gets unusual 'kick' out of galaxy core thanks to gravitational waves

    March 24, 2017 8:31 PM 23

    Astronomy experts say it's the first time the phenomenon has been observed A team of international researchers got a bit of a shock recently when a supermassive black hole — something that normally anchors the centre of a galaxy — was spotted speeding away from its home. "When you see a supermassive black hole that moves at 2,000 kilometres per second