A Proton-M carrier rocket with the Spektr-RG Russian-German high-energy astrophysics observatory onboard blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday, with its powerful telescope expected to map the night sky in previously-unprecedented detail, and provide new clues on the nature of the universe itself.
A growing body of experts is decrying US cyberwar capabilities, raising the alarm that US military hardware, advanced thought it may be, is “compromised to such [an] extent that their reliability is questionable.”
The findings made by scientists among the frozen wastes of Antarctica allow them to gauge how temperature and sea ice changed in the past, thus letting them understand the workings of the climate system at that time.
The filmmaker specifically warned that one must tread lightly in the tomb and treat it with “utmost respect”, what with all the strange rumours surrounding this burial site.
The age verification system to be set up by the UK government is likely to be one of the most expansive among Western countries, creating a sense of unease among those who believe that it is not the government’s business to regulate the public’s access to adult pornography.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia may host ground stations of Russia's global GLONASS satellite navigation system as part of the space cooperation plan between the two countries, according to a final document from a meeting of the joint Russian-Saudi Arabian intergovernmental commission, obtained by Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia and Saudi Arabia have discussed the possibility for Russia to send a Saudi astronaut to space for a short-duration flight, the protocol of the meeting of the Russian-Saudi intergovernmental commission read.
The method is touted as a significant step forward toward the creation of effective non-invasive procedures in the discovery and treatment of cancer.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is scheduled to send its first US-made spacecraft instead of Russia-made Soyuz to the International Space Station (ISS) upon obtaining NASA certification in May 2020, a source in the aerospace industry told Sputnik on Monday.
Indian Chandrayaan 2 mission was to send an orbiter, lander and rover to the lunar south pole.
In July 2017 a crack in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf caused a trillion tonne chunk of ice, dubbed iceberg A-68, to break off, sparking fears it could disintegrate into pieces too small to track on satellites and drift into shipping lanes.
Сhinese tech giant Huawei recently filed a patent for its new Harmony operating system, according to GSMArena. It has been registered in the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
The Department of Defence announced the JEDI project to build a cloud computing platform for supporting weapons systems and classified data storage in early 2018, setting into motion a competition among companies such as Amazon, Microsoft and International Business Machines Corp for the lucrative contract.
The UK’s sprawling nuclear processing Sellafield plant in Cumbria has a powerful claim to fame, dubbed the “most hazardous industrial building in western Europe".
The mysterious territory in the Nevada desert has been a magnet to conspiracy theorists of all sorts for decades as many speculated that it might harbour proof of extraterrestrial life, classified by the US authorities. Although the CIA admitted that there is an air force base there several years ago, the speculation has not died down.
The Indian Space Research Organisation recently said it is looking to build a space station within a decade, after its manned mission is completed in 2022.
Science still has a great deal to learn about the birth of celestial objects, but it is known that planets form out of disks of gas and dust around newly forming stars. Currently, scientists have the instruments to make direct observations and gain insight into how the solar system came into being.
The computer-generated vaccine was developed by scientists in Australia, but is undergoing clinical trials in the US amid the researchers' reported inability to test it locally due to bureaucratic red tape.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Famous whistleblower Edward Snowden said on Saturday that nowadays governments were mostly interested in enhancing their power even if it would affect human rights.
Digital technology has an invisible environmental impact, but researchers suggest it might actually be very, very sizeable, so you better get your hands off your laptop if you don’t want to be a climate criminal.