Friday, 18 January, 2019
Chinese lunar mission bears fruit, grows cotton seed

Chinese lunar mission bears fruit, grows cotton seed

China has sprouted the first seed on the Moon . As reported by the state-run Xinhua news agen...

Antarctica's melt quickens, risks metres of sea level rise

The more rapid melt is due to increased westerly winds forcing more warm, salty subsurface water...

Thailand: Fake rain to fight air pollution in Bangkok

In some areas, visibility was down to just one kilometre, especially in the areas surrounding Suvarn...

Chinese seed sprouts on moon

Such a base would likely rely on seeds being grown on the moon by astronauts, reducing the need for ...

The Moon's far side is also known as the dark side because it faces away from Earth and remains comp...

The fairly steady rise in ocean heat content clearly shows that the planet is warming. The latest ...

Astronomers have discovered that billions of stars across space are turning into massive crystals.an...

Some have suggested that these radio waves might not be natural, and could come from advanced alie...

Penistone and Stocksbridge MP Angela Smith fears her party will be punished at the ballot box by vot...

The latest discovery - an exoplanet called HD 21749b , has the longest orbital period at 36 day...

Across Queensland , but mostly in the southeast, 22,282 people sought treatment for bluebottle st...

Nevertheless, this is a significant step in China's bid to become a leading power in space explorat...

The Chinese mission is the first to the far side , sometimes called the dark side because it is r...

Though intense, the Quadrantids feature only a brief peak. Adventurous skywatchers who don't mind ...

The Kuiper belt object is now 4 billion miles from the sun. Nasa said that the goal of the Ne...

According to the American Meteor Society, the shower is expected to reach its peak in the US between...

Forget sunsets and mindblowing landscapes , the usual sights of the US's most iconic national parks...

NASA's live stream of the event was very informative, providing details about the mission and animat...

In a statement , she said the warming climate, for example, might affect mercury's impact on the en...

A supermoon refers to either a new or full moon that coincides with the time of the month when...

I had no photographic background to speak of and had a very heavy schedule of taking pictures of the...

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality index value in Delhi-NC...

The company used a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket for the launch. This was due to weather and technical iss...

Japan has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC ) next year, and ...

This year's meteor viewing may be a bit more difficult with a full moon because light pollution fr...

India sent up a GSLV rocket with the Indian Air Force's GSAT-7A remote-sensing satellite, while Ar...

At September's IWC meeting in Florianópolis, Brazil, anti-whaling nations led by Australia, the Eur...

The Tor provides the ideal vantage point to watch the sunrise on the shortest day of the year, being...

SpaceX has stated that the earliest that they will attempt to get the payload on its way to orbit w...

Hints of ring rain were first spotted in some curious phenomena observed by the Voyager probes. Sa...

At that distance, it could take more than 1,000 years to orbit the sun. Farout was first spotted...

CEO George Whitesides says that's the standard used by the Air Force and other US agencies. But the ...

After two weeks of talks in Poland, negotiations established the "rule book" that implements the wor...

To earthlings, that might sound like an extremely long distance, but 46P/Wirtanen will actually be...

David Homer Berry, 29, was among a group of poachers , which included his father and brothers, that...

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At that distance, it could take more than 1,000 years to orbit the sun. Farout was first spotted...

CEO George Whitesides says that's the standard used by the Air Force and other US agencies. But the...

After two weeks of talks in Poland, negotiations established the "rule book" that implements the wor...

To earthlings, that might sound like an extremely long distance, but 46P/Wirtanen will actually be...