This week, a team of scientists announced that a University of Hawaii telescope took images of a harmless asteroid that exploded over Africa five hours before it entered the Earth’s atmosphere on June 2.
The British aerospace giant has joined the fray for its share of the emerging market for hybrid vehicles, challenging the tycoons from the Silicon Valley and European corporations. The prototype is hoped to be flight-ready by the end of next year.
The lady's daily routines happened to be severely disrupted by shock waves going up and down her legs and rendering it almost impossible to stand.
The stomach contents of the ancient hunter, widely known as Otzi the Iceman, whose body was preserved in ice until it was discovered by a couple hiking in the North Italian Alps in 1991, offers a glimpse into what Europeans ate more than five millennia ago.
Outer space, however mysterious and poorly studied it appears, has presumably disclosed a secret that may render it possible to research distant energy hotbeds from a completely new perspective.
According to a new study, scientists have cracked one of most challenging obstacles to deep space travel: how to ensure that astronauts have enough fuel, air and water for the trip. Their proposed method involves “photo catalysts” that can split or recombine water molecules.
In 2015, the iconic Nokia 3310 "retired" after the sale of over 126 million units, and it is still regarded as the Finnish cellphone giant's biggest success. Users especially appreciated the phone's almost total indestructability along with a battery that seemed almost never-ending.
While the existence of native carbon-based organic compounds on the Red Planet was confirmed only in 2014, some suggest that the discovery could have been made a long time ago.
The European Southern Observatory released an image Wednesday of star cluster RCW 38 that offers a view of hundreds of young, hot, massive stars.
On Tuesday, Israel announced that it will launch an unmanned spacecraft for its first lunar mission in December 2018, which is expected to land on the moon two months later, on February 13, 2019.
Weighing just 1,320 pounds (about 600 kilograms), Israel's spacecraft, developed by the non-profit company SpaceIL, may become the smallest unmanned vehicle in history to implement a lunar landing mission.
Scientists at Tyumen State University (TSU) have applied Surfagon (Surfagon is a synthetic nanopeptid, analogous to hormones released by the hypothalamus) to study changes in the gametogenesis of the muksun young, finding that the impact is able to accelerate pubescence in the species.
Russia is well known to have been the stomping grounds of ancient herbivorous mammals, who roamed the Russian steppe before dying out thousands of years ago.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two start-up companies that are competing to build the world’s first operational flying taxis received $2 million from an obscure US Department of Defense unit charged with speeding up commercial innovation with potential military applications, according to published reports on Tuesday.
Personalized and precision medicine (PPM) is becoming a high-priority aspect of medical science and practical healthcare. The idea is to determine what medications will effectively treat patients with due consideration for their genetic specifics and individual health disorders, as well as those of their relatives.
China purchased 141,000 industrial robots in 2017, up 58.1 percent year-on-year, but foreign brands accounted for nearly three quarters of that, showing that the gap is still widening between Chinese robot makers and their foreign peers.
KOROLEV (Moscow region) (Sputnik) - Progress MS-09 space freighter has managed to implement an ultra-quick scheme for reaching and docking with the International Space Station (ISS), which took less than four hours, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the Mission Control Center of the Roscosmos state space corporation.
Beijing-based space launch company LandSpace recently revealed that its Suzaku No. 2, the largest privately-owned rocket developed in the country so far, will be launched in 2020.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurated on Monday the world’s largest smartphone factory in Noida, a high-tech suburb of India’s national capital.
Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS have used the cryo-thermal cycling method on metallic glasses and found that the glasses became more pliable without losing their original strength.
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