NASA received a 2018 budget of $19.1 billion, 5 percent lower than last years. The budget will support deep space explorations like the journey to Mars and moon. However, the cut will affect earth sciences programs.
Climate change denier Kenneth Haapala was allegedly removed from the NOAA transition team after employees expressed their disappointment over the decision. Administration representative argued that Haapala no longer has a position in the team.
Elon Musk may be a member of Trump's economic consultants but the business tycoon cannot hold back his reactions to the immigrant ban.
Doomsday Clock is now 2 ½ minutes closer to "midnight."
Trump offered the chair of Vaccine Safety Panel to Robert F. Kennedy.
It’s official: Elon Musk, the bright mind behind amazing space and tech startups like SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity, will be one of the strategic advisors for US President-elect Donald Trump.
Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump regarding climate change, an event that has given environmentalists, scientists, and experts hope regarding the threats to the environment of the upcoming U.S. administration. Although it has not been detailed what specific matters were discussed, the former vice president said that it was an "extremely interesting conversation."
NASA is going to push through its second space-based investigation in Earth Venture-Mission series.
NASA's Earth science division is hanging on a balance as President-elect Donald Trump released a statement that budgeting for climate change funding, NASA, and other science organizations would be cut down to a significantly low workable amount. With the Earth science program aimed to advance and develop further understanding of the Earth's systems and its changes, what will happen if NASA Earth science does shut down?
The office of US President-elect Donald J. Trump has announced that Founders Fund Principal Trae Stephens will join its transition team for the Department of Defense. Stephens will join Trump’s so-called landing team.
According to reports, Donald Trump has been doing quite an interesting turn around as he changes his mind about many things he has promised during his campaign. A recent statement released by the president-elect said he is "keeping an open mind" about pulling out of the Paris Climate Treaty.
It has been reported that a number of people are reluctant to use solar panels as a source of energy since relying on weather seems too much of a risk. Normal solar panels cannot produce an optimum amount of energy in very bad conditions.
President-elect Donald Trump appeared to have changed his stance on climate change and said he would be keeping an “open mind” about the Paris Agreement.
Trump has made the climate research community anxious, shifting the focus and funding away from government efforts that delve on climate change such as NASA's earth sciences program and appointment of Myron Ebell as head of the EPA transition.
A number of voters have pointed out that President-elect Trump's "visions" regarding cybersecurity are vague and typical. Some were even disappointed with how he responded about cybercrime when asked during the first debate. All these may give Americans a view of what they could expect from the new administration.