Global powers are jockeying to develop a desperately needed vaccine to COVID-19. The UK’s Oxford University previously expressed confidence that it would be the first to create one, but now, a Chinese biotech company may be taking the lead.
What were previously thought to be three separate plateaus in the Southwestern Pacific turned out to be the fragments of one giant layer of volcanic rock created by an outpouring of rock from the earth's mantle, according to an analysis of seismic waves.
The fires in question can apparently persist for months, smoldering underground, only to reemerge when the weather gets warmer.
Venezuela has relied on Iranian fuel supplies since the US cut off other trading partners with sanctions and threats. Washington has shied away from using military power to block Iranian shipments, but is going out of its way to halt any other ships carrying fuel and other products to Venezuela.
A former quarry in Buxton, UK may look like a perfect tourist attraction for those who are willing to enjoy sky blue waters and share Insta snaps with their followers. In reality, the place is a toxic lime dump that can cost its visitors not only their health, but sometimes even their lives.
Located in our galaxy about 10,000 light years from Earth, the black hole, which was formed by the decimation of a massive star, and the stellar companion orbiting it, make up a system called MAXI J1820+070.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is known for his oratory skills and speeches, spoke from his heart on Saturday. India's 69-year old leader has now entered his sixth year as head of the country.
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 364,000; over 5.92 million cases have been detected, of whom almost 2.49 million have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.