The world’s first solar-powered plane, attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun's energy, has set a new world record for distance and duration after a five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Jap
A Swiss solar-powered plane took off early this morning from Nanjing Lukou Airport in China, bound for Hawaii, US, in what will be the exploration leg of the Round-the-World Solar Flight.
Considered to be the longest leg of Solar
Tropical Storm Iselle pummeled the Hawaiian Islands with high winds and heavy rain on Friday, forcing hundreds to seek shelter and knocking out power to over 20,000 people as residents kept a wary eye on an even more powerful storm headed their
A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet was resting in hospital on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific, a Hawaii official said.
Tsunami waves of up to 1.5 metres (5 ft) hit far-flung Pacific regions from the Russian far east and Japan to New Zealand's remote Chatham Islands on Sunday after a massive earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 300 people.