by | April 24, 2017 | 10:34

Fischer said he suspected the biggest challenge he faces in his first voyage into space will be learning how to use the station's zero-gravity toilet. On that day, Wilson, who on a previous mission became the first woman to command the International Space Station, will break the USA astronaut record for the most cumulative time in space.

by | April 24, 2017 | 10:33

Roscosmos, however, made a decision to reduce the crew from three to two until Nauka , its multi-purpose lab module, is ready to be launched in 2018. Fischer and Yurchikhin will be onboard the ISS to witness whether Whitson breaks the 534-day American record for cumulative days in space previously held by Jeff Williams .

by | April 24, 2017 | 10:15

Trump reportedly told Turnbull that it was a bad deal for the take up to 2,000 asylum seekers from Australia's detention centers, despite Turnbull telling the president numerous times that the deal only involved 1,250 people. As tension with North Korea continues , he used the occasion to announce that a U.S. naval strike group would arrive in the Sea of Japan in days. "The historic United States-Australia alliance is more vital than ever to regional security and prosperity", Pence ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 09:28

Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, and Voice Messages. You can then choose to reply to the message by dictating it to Siri. There is also a "+" icon which is the new Voice Call icon. WhatsApp's two-step verification interface has been redesigned too, which makes it easier to set up.

by | April 24, 2017 | 09:15

President Trump's 2018 budget proposal, released in March, proposed steep cuts to various federal agencies engaged in scientific research, including a 20 percent cut to the National Institutes of Health. "The big secret of scientists and engineers is that they aren't special at all", he said. "The sustained effort is critical. Because I don't think people understand what scientists do in the lab".

by | April 24, 2017 | 08:24

Samuel Umtiti tripped Cristiano Ronaldo in the Catalans' box early on, catching the Portuguese not once but twice, but no penalty was given to Madrid. Casemiro was shown a yellow card on 12 minutes for hacking down Messi after the Barca No. 10 dribbled free near midfield. Gareth Bale went off injured towards the end of the first half and was replaced by Marco Asensio.

by | April 24, 2017 | 07:37

If you're thinking about buying the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus - two different sizes of promising, very eye-catching flagship specimens - then you also need to think about the Galaxy Note 8. Over just two days last week, Samsung received 550,000 pre-orders for its new Galaxy S8 smartphone, which is set to hit the USA market on April 21.

by | April 24, 2017 | 06:58

This new finding is therefore an independent line of evidence supporting the theory of hydrothermal activity taking place in the ocean of Enceladus. This hydrogen can be used by microbes, to produce food by means of chemical reactions combining it with dissolved carbon dioxide.

by | April 24, 2017 | 06:45

Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney were handed rare starts and responded with first-half goals in what proved to be a comfortable win for United against a team with a strong home record. "At some stage you need to focus on something for the players which creates some confidence". "I had it in mind". And can we cope with that? City had won their last eight FA Cup semi-final appearances, but this defeat means that, despite huge expectations upon his arrival, Pep Guardiola is nearly certain ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 06:16

The KGI Securities analyst said in a note that the Samsung Galaxy S8 "lacks sufficiently attractive selling points". Samsung's corporate logo is now gone from the front of the device, making room for a taller, 18.5:9 ratio screen, which the company is calling the Infinity Display.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:53

The institute prepared two documents - one in June 2016 and the other in October, a month before the November 8 elections - and circulated them among top Russian government authorities without addressing them to anyone in particular, the seven U.S.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:51

President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping will sign the Paris Agreement, a global commitment confronting climate change, on the forthcoming Earth Day. 1990 - The 20th anniversary of Earth Day sparks renewed interest and an increase in activities and participation. How human beings should relate to the Earth and what our responsibility towards future generations should be, are among the most challenging questions.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:41

Perhaps it was a case of struggling to get back into the swing of things after sitting out a while. The Warriors lead the series 3-0 going into what could be a deciding game on Monday. The Warriors, lazy and late to get back in transition on the play, looked ready to concede Game 3 and round up the sidelined cavalry for a huge Game 4.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:41

Despite rain, protesters gathered around the Washington Monument for a festive day of music, speeches and teach-ins by scientists disturbed by the rise of so-called "alternative facts " around crucial issues like climate change following Mr Trump's election.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:31

Cleveland's quick dismissal of the Pacers also marked an NBA-record 10th playoff sweep for James. The Cavaliers had no assists in the first 12 minutes against the Indiana Pacers , but trailed by a single basket, 24-22, heading into the second quarter at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:34

People planned to march in over 600 cities around the globe in support of scientific integrity and reporting. Supporters carried signs showing images of a double helix and chemical symbols. "But what the administration can do is not diminish the funding for important departments like the [Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)], [National Institute of Health] funding, any sort of science -based funding", Gaines says.

by | April 24, 2017 | 04:16

At a time when the Earth has marked three consecutive years of record-breaking heat, and ice is melting at an unprecedented rate at the poles, risking massive sea level rise in the decades ahead, some marchers said it was more important than ever for scientists to communicate and work toward solutions to curb fossil fuel emissions.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:40

NASA and the Department of Education, on behalf of the White House, are both mobilized "to encourage classrooms throughout America to tune-in" live, when President Trump calls NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this upcoming Monday, to congratulate her as she breaks the American record for most total days in space, besting NASA astronaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:57

Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna, filed a complaint Wednesday on behalf of the daughter she had with Hernandez. The body of the former New England Patriots tight end was prepared at the Faggas Funeral Home in Watertown after an independent autopsy was performed and a judge granted his family's request to preserve all evidence related to his suicide .

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:27

A top United States official said he believes that President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include funds for the Mexico border wall in a spending bill that his administration needs to pass to avoid a government shutdown, the media reported.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:36

In fact, a quick scan of photos through the years suggests that the high attendance at the Obama White House in 2015 was an anomaly-which nonetheless can't be welcome news for Trump . According to an update from the Times , the Patriots said, despite the fewer numbers of players, the team's total delegation was about the same size.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:04

Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. Named after the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, the arrival of the S.S. John Glenn", said French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. The cargo also included 38 cubesats, many built by university students, which will be deployed directly from either the space station or the spacecraft in the coming months.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:00

While the Galaxy S8 launches globally this Friday, some South Koreans already have the smartphones in their possession and there are issues with the device reports CNET . However, reports are going around with many S8 owners claiming that they are unable to fix the red tint in the smartphone menus. Experts said the problem could be attributable to the fact that while traditional LCD panels use red, green, and blue, the Super AMOLED adopted by the Galaxy S8 uses two pixels, red-green and ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:46

In a brief demo given to Business Insider last week, it was actually faster than using a fingerprint. Coinciding with the attention this video is getting is a report from The Korea Herald citing sources who claim Samsung never intended for the facial recognition to be a serious security measure.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:45

Unlike past Galaxy S sets which took the pricing to about $100 expensive than last year, this year, with the Galaxy S8 , Samsung hasn't pushed the price by that much when compared to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge respectively. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will launch with the Bixby digital assistant that is a great feature addition to the flagship smartphones. Both Samsung and LG Display now lead the market in flexible screen displays, and LG recently began investing billions of dollars to ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:19

We'll have to wait a little longer, however, to get a full answer as to whether they achieved their aim of two million consoles sold worldwide in the launch window. Nintendo has recently offered concrete numbers about how strong their sales were for the latest "Legend of Zelda " game and the Nintendo Switch. The new Nintendo Switch game console is displayed at a pop-up Nintendo venue in Madison Square Park, March 3, 2017 in New York City.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:11

It also marks a 7.4 percent rise from the previous quarter . To give this some context, this would become Samsung's second highest quarterly operating profit ever, beaten only by its 10.16 trillion won (~$9.34 billion) in Q3 of 2013. Samsung's sales alone make up a fifth of South Korea's GDP, and for many young Korean graduates getting a job in a chaebol is the most desirable outcome after years of toiling through a rigorous education system.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:02

The new Facebook virtual reality app called Facebook Spaces was introduced by Rachel Franklin, the company's chief for Social VR. "The unique thing that we're going to do is we're not just going to build basic cameras, we're going to build the first mainstream augmented reality platform".

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:52

With the Note 7-debacle on its back, Samsung made a decision to not only unleash a new design and AI called Bixby with Galaxy S8 - and it bigger sibling, Galaxy S8 Plus - but has kept the pricing reasonable too. With the launch of the Galaxy S8 devices, the company also introduced its own personal assistant called Bixby which also happens to have its dedicated button on the side edge of the smartphones.

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:37

But addressing a hall in London packed with supporters, Corbyn denied a Conservative victory was a "foregone conclusion", pointing to his own unlikely election as Labour leader in 2015. "Let's be clear - the 0.7 percent remains, and will remain", she said. Mrs May was backed by the House of Commons by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed and was supported by Labour and the Lib Dems.

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:27

French authorities identified the man suspected of killing a Paris police officer in a shooting on the Champs-Elysees as a 39-year-old French citizen with a long criminal record. The Islamic State terrorist organization claimed the attack in a statement published on its Amaq propaganda agency, naming the perpetrator as " Abu Yussef the Belgian ".

by | April 23, 2017 | 04:26

The company said the operating profit for the first quarter was likely 9.9 trillion won ($8.8 billion USD). Despite the problems with the exploding Galaxy Note 7, concerns may not have been as intense as originally though, a Reuters and Ipsos study found that 26% of American consumers would purchase a Samsung phone whilst 23% said that they would not.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:56

Adopters unhappy with their random assignments are also covered; they can explore NASA's world map and get the same data for any location. NASA has sectioned off 64,000 individual pieces of Earth to be "adopted" by supporters on their website .

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:51

Investigators also found three hand-written notes next to a bible in Hernandez's cell, according to the district attorney's office. Hernandez's body was released to his family on Wednesday, but the Worcester County District Attorney's Office stated Thursday afternoon that his brain was withheld until the official cause of death was determined .

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:29

He went on to note how Democratic leaders and other Leftists are doing all they can to keep Trump from doing his job and focusing on fulfilling the campaign promises he made to "Make America Great Again" after eight deteriorating years under the Obama administration.