NASA has been directed by the Trump administration to relaunch programs to send humans to the Moon by 2024, some fifty-five years after the first human-crewed mission Apollo-11, set foot on our natural satellite.
Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc. has stopped production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle due to an issue with the bike’s charging equipment.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, which orbits the Earth, captures images of distant galaxies of all shapes and sizes in the universe.
Astronomers have long suspected that winds driven by supermassive black holes are so strong that they impact their galaxies’ growth. A team of researchers from California was surprised to find evidence that changes in small galaxies with 100 million to a few billion stars, produced by winds from black holes, could be even more dramatic.
Scientists are divided by a proposed concept, which David Burns dubbed the “helical engine”. According to the engineer it could propel spacecraft across interstellar distances.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A video clip of a lion chasing safari tourists away in an Indian zoological park has gone viral on social media, with many netizens finding it too “scary” for anyone to think of taking place in real life in a jungle.
New Delhi (Sputnik) Amid rising concerns about rumour mills making the rounds on various issues, including nationally sensitive ones, the Indian government has demanded that restrictions be placed and mechanisms be created to contain fake information or news.
“It’s gonna be amazing, it stops my heart”, Musk said last year when he was questioned about Tesla’s new project. He also opened up about the truck’s design, saying it will look like a futuristic cyberpunk pickup truck from the Blade Runner movie. Now it seems Tesla's plans have changed.
Numerous telescopes are constantly monitoring thousands of asteroids in our solar system, some of which could pose a threat if their paths cross Earth’s. However, sometimes even this system of observation misses potential threats, as was the case with the Chelyabinsk meteor in 2013.
Researchers at the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and the University of Granada (Spain) have created software that combines the grace of natural forms such as leaves and mollusc shells with an economical approach to construction.
While politicians, who are most impacted by the deepfake threat alongside celebrities, are trying to come up with legal means to prevent wrongdoers from using the technology, experts warn that the battle against such materials won’t be easy. At the same time, technologies for detecting the fakes seem to be lagging behind the ones that create them.
Earlier this year, Airbus decided to end production of its iconic A380 model by 2021 due to low demand, as the company has delivered only 234 aircraft out of the projected 1,200 over the course of 14 years.
To get a sneak peek into the origins of our universe a few hundred million years after the Big Bang, when the first stars were shining, researchers need to be able to detect signals coming from ancient neutral hydrogen atoms. However, these are so faint, drowned out by interference, that this presents a very difficult challenge.
The search for alien life on the Red Planet has long been a priority of various space missions, but while it has not been discovered so far, one American engineer and scientist insists that there is some evidence to point to the contrary.
Since 2015, thousands of Al-experts have joined together to sign petitions and open letters calling for the prohibition of autonomous weaponry systems, including 3,000 Google employees who were previously involved in a programme helping to build a system of autonomous machines for drone video recognition technology.
With both the US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the visionary SpaceX founder working towards long-term missions on Mars, there are a number of issues that need to be solved in order to make future space travellers’ trips at least bearable and ease possible psychological challenges.
Astronauts with NASA’s Artemis III mission will receive a new, more flexible suit for their trips to the moon that will allow explorers to accomplish more tasks and exert less effort, according to a new release from the space agency.
The spacecraft will be sent to the red planet in 2021, to mark the 100-year anniversary of China’s ruling Communist Party.
NASA on Thursday launched its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite from a carrier plane at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Brevard County, Florida.
As the Rapid Archaeological Mapping Manager at Historic Environment Scotland said, the survey of the Isle of Arran is just the beginning, as he expects to discover “tens of thousands more ancient sites across the rest of Scotland.”