The second largest earthquake on record allowed scientists to glimpse into the terrain under the planet’s surface, revealing peaks higher than the Himalayas.
Earlier this year, the country's space program already made space exploration history by achieving humanity's first-ever successful soft landing on the far side of the Moon.
SOCHI (Sputnik) - The development of a "space yacht" capable of taking off from ordinary airfields to deliver tourists to near-earth orbit, is conducted in Russia with the support of the National Technology Initiative's (NTI) AeroNet and SpaceNet working groups, chief designer of NPO Aviation and Space Technologies Alexander Begak told Sputnik.
While the finding does not support the hollow earth theory, it does provide some interesting insights into geology and the history of the Earth.
Chinese surveillance firm SenseNets is closely monitoring the movements of an estimated 2.5 million people in Xinjiang - an autonomous territory in northwest China - according to a massive data leak on the Beijing group’s servers that was identified by the Dutch nonprofit organization GDI Foundation.
Experts believe, however, that the Minister is too optimistic in his time estimation, saying drone swarms are years from becoming a reality.
With the stated goal to get humanity back to the lunar surface by 2028, NASA has asked the aerospace community to brainstorm ideas for landers and habitats for astronauts living and working on the moon.
The alleged asteroid Oumuamua has been the subject of heated debates in scientific circles for over a year now, with both alien-related and more traditional theories showing no signs of stopping.
The project that allows researchers to get updates on significant developments in outer space, will receive a cash boost of over £25 million, with funding to come from US and UK-based institutions.
Several former employees of the social media giant came forward, revealing the "very Big Brother-esque" tactics when it comes to the security of its employees or offices.
Alarmed by the ability of an unsupervised language system to generate deceptive, biased, or abusive content, OpenAI developers have withheld the release of a trained AI, replacing it with a smaller model for researchers to experiment.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to offer the United States to deliver supplies to the future international lunar orbital station with the use of the modernized Progress-L cargo spacecraft, a Russian space industry source has told Sputnik.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology has announced that the nation’s space program has reached its third phase, during which it hopes to launch 10 satellites ‒ one every 18 months ‒ one of which would orbit the moon.
The scenario has been arrived at based on the comparative analysis of today’s temperatures and sea levels and those registered during the historic Eemian epoch, over 100,000 years ago.
The Coyote rockets are being kitted with solid-fuelled Hercules MK 70m booster rockets; they were originally created to function like Soviet MA-31 missiles for use in US naval target practice.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Austrian Federal Competition Authority started investigating the activities of US-based tech company Amazon, Kleine Zeitung newspaper reported Thursday.
The newly introduced EU regulations - banning unfair business practices by app stores, search engines, e-commerce sites and hotel booking websites - are meant to see small start-ups and traditional businesses level with tech giants.
iPhone owners who have always dreamt of using applications such as Spotify or Minecraft - deemed by some as costly - may now have the chance to do so free of charge.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to launch the Don super-heavy carrier rocket in 2029 to deliver a takeoff/landing complex to the Moon, a space industry source told Sputnik.
The US space agency NASA declared the mission of its Opportunity rover on Mars to be complete Wednesday after it failed to answer more than 1,000 wake-up commands. Originally expected to last only 90 days, the Opportunity mission explored the Red Planet for nearly 15 years, making key discoveries about Martian geology.
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