Stories about Science

Feb 06 2016

Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transport

The new fee on oil will also encourage American innovation and leadership in clean technologies to help reshape our transportation landscape for the decades ahead. House ...

Feb 06 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 86

A celebrated naval officer, aviator, test pilot and aeronautical engineer, Mitchell was the lunar module pilot on the Apollo 14 mission to the moon in 1971. Shepard lat...

Feb 06 2016

Shonky USB Type-C cable fries £1000 Chromebook and two testing devices

The issue has been brought to attention by Benson Leung , a Google engineer, who has been helping out consumers by testing a number of cheap Type-C cables bought from se...

Feb 06 2016

IPhone smashed? Don't let Apple 'brick' it!

The message that arrives on their ex-smartphone is called Error 53, and it happens upon installation of iOS 9 on an iPhone 6, any time following a non-official fix. Apple...

Feb 06 2016

Saturn's Rings: Less than meets the eye?

Saturn's rings look solid through telescopes and for, hundreds of years, many thought they were solid. A latest analysis of data gathered by the Cassini spacecraft has ...