• NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018
NASA to launch first mission to the sun in 2018

They say the landmark mission "will revolutionize our understanding of the sun". NASA has announced a new name for its mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun's atmosphere. This is the first time in agency history a spacecraft has been named for a living individual. The Parker Solar Probe, renamed in Eugene Parker's honor , will ca...

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  • Paris climate deal: Trump's decision leaves him isolated
Paris climate deal: Trump's decision leaves him isolated

The climate deal, signed by every nation except Nicaragua and Syria, was made an agreement than a treaty to allow the White House to avoid having to seek congressional approval. In 2001, US President George W Bush withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol. As the world's largest economy, America's exit will raise questions about the fate of the accord...

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  • At least two French citizens injured in London attack - French President's Office
At least two French citizens injured in London attack - French President's Office

Another witness , Brad Myers, had just left London Bridge when he heard a "boom" behind him, which he thinks was the sound of a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles. "A number of other patients were treated for less serious injuries at the scene", he said . The vehicle continued to drive from London Bridge to Borough Market.

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  • Real Madrid repeats as Champions League victor
Real Madrid repeats as Champions League victor

Italian powerhouse Juventus quickly responded two minutes later when Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic executed an acrobatic volley to equalize. However, Real Madrid came smoking in the second half as Casemiro saw his hopeful long ranger take a deflection and beat Buffon.

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  • Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland's new prime minister
Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland's new prime minister

In addition to his youth and his openly gay profile, Varadkar also would be the first Irish prime minister from an ethnic-minority background. Varadkar represents a few historic firsts for Ireland: He'll be the country's first openly gay taoiseach , which is essentially the prime minister.

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  • Leaders say world will abide by Paris Accord, with or without US
Leaders say world will abide by Paris Accord, with or without US

But in addition to businesses - including some of the world's biggest fossil fuel companies - several cities and states have in the past 24 hours reaffirmed their commitment to reducing emissions, including economic powerhouses NY and California.

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  • NASA's first mission to the Sun: All you need to know
NASA's first mission to the Sun: All you need to know

The Parker Solar Probe is named for Eugene N. Parker, a renowned University of Chicago physicist who wrote a seminal 1958 paper about the sun's corona and coined the term "solar wind". As you can imagine, the heat shielding for this probe, which will be seven times closer than any previous mission to the sun , will be extensive. "It shouldn'...

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  • Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts
Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Trump ran on getting the US out of the deal, he won, and he is doing what he said he would do. While pursuing these economic rewards, China is gaining a better standing as a global climate leader. But Kiene urged leaders to translate their words into actions. The Paris accord is meant to limit the global rise in temperature attributed to emiss...

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"Multiple casualties" following major incident at London Bridge

The Metropolitan Police confirmed three incidents were underway at London Bridge , in Borough Market and Vauxhall that happened just after 10pm on Saturday night. The newspaper said five people were in the van that drove into pedestrians. Most witnesses said they saw a white van heading toward Borough Market veer off the roadway at high sp...

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  • Vermont to join US Climate Alliance
Vermont to join US Climate Alliance

In situations like these, Americans are looking to leaders and authorities for guidance. However, many economists think Paris would be roughly a trade-off - fewer jobs in polluting industries would be offset by more in renewable energy.

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  • Moto Z2 Play is official and comes with new Moto Mods
Moto Z2 Play is official and comes with new Moto Mods

Motorola Moto C is available in the country via offline stores. Finally, the device runs on latest iteration of Android Nougat with a promise of upcoming android update from the company. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.1GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6737M Processor with 1GB of RAM. The speaker grille is looking at the back of the back Moto C, while the 3.5...

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  • Mayor, Governor Vow to Do More on Climate After Paris Accord Withdrawal
Mayor, Governor Vow to Do More on Climate After Paris Accord Withdrawal

And if the President wants to break the promises made to our allies enshrined in the historic Paris Agreement , we'll build and strengthen relationships around the world to protect the planet from devastating climate risks. The Paris Agreement was created to accommodate entire nations, not individual cities. "The president said yesterday (Thursd...

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  • New Moto G5S Smartphone Leaked
New Moto G5S Smartphone Leaked

Up front is a capacitive home button which also doubles as the handset's fingerprint scanner. There is no new information on the rest of the hardware components that will bring the computer to life but it is likely that Motorola will use the new Snapdragon 626 chipset.

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  • NASA's Parker Solar Probe Aims for Sun Orbit by 2018
NASA's Parker Solar Probe Aims for Sun Orbit by 2018

The renaming was announced at a ceremony at the University of Chicago, where Parker serves as the S. Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. A 20-day launch window for the spacecraft's liftoff opens July 31, 2018. This phenomenon, now known as the solar wind, has been proven to exist rep...

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  • Apple set to expand Siri's app ability
Apple set to expand Siri's app ability

Indianexpress.com will be keeping a tab on all the announcements from WWDC. The one area where Apple will definitely make some announcements is software . Apple's MacBooks are overdue for a refresh to Intel's latest seventh-generation processors, which are already in machines from PC makers. And the simple act of sharing files between Ap...

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  • Pittsburgh Mayor Pounds Trump for Climate Claim He Backs 'Pittsburgh, Not Paris'
Pittsburgh Mayor Pounds Trump for Climate Claim He Backs 'Pittsburgh, Not Paris'

Anand Mahindra was responding to a previous tweet by Musk in which he had pointed out India's commitment towards renewable energy. "Time you got out here Elon. He also refuted vociferously Donald Trump's claim that climate change was a hoax and also bid adieu to Trump's economic advisory council. The more - the merrier - and greener...! Earlier...

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  • SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship
SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

Saturday's blastoff of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon capsule went off like clockwork, rising from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on schedule at 5:07 p.m. Most of the components of the Dragon were retained for its second flight, including its pressure vessel, but some parts needed to be replaced. It's not clear how much Spa...

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  • London Under Attack, Celebs Send Prayers - Read Tweets
London Under Attack, Celebs Send Prayers - Read Tweets

Mrs May added: "This is a fast-moving investigation". "I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene. Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these terrible events", she added. UPDATE 10:40am: POLICE have confirmed they are dealing with twin terror attacks in central London . The attacks...

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  • United Kingdom police arrest eleventh suspect of Manchester terror attack
United Kingdom police arrest eleventh suspect of Manchester terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Saturday that troops will gradually be withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers. Meanwhile, Take That are to stage a stadium show in their native Manchester, England to make up for the three nights they scrapped in the city. Greater Manchester Police...

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  • World Pledges To Save 'Mother Earth' Despite Trump's Snub To Climate Pact
World Pledges To Save 'Mother Earth' Despite Trump's Snub To Climate Pact

He added: 'We remember the Great Leaders . "And if we can't, that's fine". Though China's stance has changed little, its diplomatic position was enhanced first in Paris, where joint pledges made by Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping helped push the deal over the line, and now by its efforts to keep the Paris agreement in play in the face...

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